Topic: Steven Meisel

This New Lanvin Campaign Is Extremely Unsettling

This New Lanvin Campaign Is Extremely Unsettling

When you think of fashion snakes, you may think of oversexed Milan-based labels like Versace or Roberto Cavalli. You might think of this Alexander McQueen campaign for Spring 2012. You might also think of Daphne Guinness, if you know your fashion vocabulary. What probably doesn’t spring to mind is arid French house Lanvin, with all its good taste and classy acolytes like Julianne Moore and Tilda Swinton. More »

Fashion Cliché: Models Grocery Shopping In Designer Clothes

Fashion Cliché: Models Grocery Shopping In Designer Clothes

You know what sounds like a good idea for a striking, funny, provocative fashion editorial? Imagine a beautiful model… wearing outlandish couture, flowing caftans, immaculately tailored sheath dresses… while buying groceries in a supermarket. Yes, a regular old, garden-variety supermarket. The most mundane of environs. Wouldn’t that be camp? And tongue-in-cheek? In fact, the whole idea of juxtaposing couture opulence with menial tasks is just so rich!

And that’s what we should have thought last week, when we saw this Jean-François Campos-lensed cover shoot for Vogue Latin America starring Constance Jablonksi. But we didn’t. More »

19-Year-Old Karlie Kloss Gets Naked In Italian Vogue

19-Year-Old Karlie Kloss Gets Naked In Italian Vogue

Just the other day, we saw the cover of Karlie Kloss‘ Italian Vogue and reminisced a little about how we’ve followed the wholesome Illinois native’s career since she was a 15-year-old Calvin Klein exclusive and how we were a little put off by that topless (effectively PG) Allure spread by Mario Testino

Today, the full Steven Meisel-lensed Vogue Italia editorial has dropped and–oh my god–Karlie Kloss has nipples! …And surprisingly ripped abs! The ed’s called “Body By Kloss” and features the former ballerina looking all kinds of fit. Here’s the entire NSFW shoot. More »