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Model Takeover: Louis Vuitton's Alma Campaign May Be the Beginning of a New Era

By Justin Fenner

Louis Vuitton calls its brand new ad campaign for the iconic Alma bag “Chic on the Bridge” – which is fitting, as the images were shot on bridges in New York, Paris, and Shanghai.

Steven Klein shot the images, which feature models Karlie Kloss, Iris Struebegger, Jac Jagaciak, and Daria Strokous. In each city they pose with a differently colored Alma bag: taxicab yellow in New York, French blue in Paris, and lacquer red in Shanghai.

But the beautiful images might be the beginning of a new tide of ads for Vuitton: market sources told WWD that the brand has plans to phase out its Core Values campaigns, which have featured notable figures like Angelina Jolie, Catherine Deneuve, Mikhail Gorbechev, and Keith Richards.

A look at the new ads here in the gallery.

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La Vie en Rose: Karlie Kloss Stars in Moda Operandi's Flower-Filled Spring 2013 Ads

By Justin Fenner

Florals? For Spring? Absolutely. In Moda Operandi’s Spring 2013 campaign, Karlie Kloss dons some of the season’s prettiest flowery pieces, from an array of designers that includes Thom Browne, Rodarte, Suno, and Katie Ermilio, among others.

But photographer Cedric Buchet‘s dramatic campaign, which is called “La Vie en Rose,” doesn’t simply feature the flowers on the clothing. Instead, a number of blooms were digitally superimposed over the photos to create a buoyant visual effect. Some of the flowers float over Kloss’s lithe figure, while others simply fill whatever room she’s in.

A look at the campaign here in the gallery.

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Karl Lagerfeld Gets Fiery

By Robert Khederian

  • Karl Lagerfeld‘s latest photography exhibition, Fire Etchings, features images of models Freja Beha Erichsen and Aymeline Valade on large glass panels. [WWD]
  • Swedish model Tilda Lindstam walked the most shows this past season at New York Fashion Week – 29 in total. [The Cut]
  • Michelle Obama has officially commented on her new hairstyle: “This is my mid-life crisis, the bangs. I couldn’t get a sports car . . . so instead, I cut my bangs.” [The Huffington Post]
  • Could we soon see a clothing line from Cara Delevingne? “I would love to design . . . I want my own brand of onesies!” the model said. “I’m trying to make it happen . . . someone contact me please, ’cause I’m ready!” . [Vogue UK]
  • John Jannuzzi took to his iPad to sketch the looks from New York Fashion Week. [Lucky Magazine]
  • After singing in sequins for Telegraph]
  • Meanwhile, J.W. Anderson’s latest collection for Topshop is now available online – and is already selling out. [Racked]
  • Muse has released a video of Karlie Kloss to complement its Spring 2013 issue. [Fashion Copious]

Top photo courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld.

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Katie Grand Muses About Moss; Countess Louise J. Esterhazy Returns to WWD

By Robert Khederian

    These stories and more here, in our daily news roundup.

  • Katie Grand, Editor-in-Chief of Love, says that this month’s Kate Moss shoot with Tim Walker taps into her love of British models: “I don’t think they take the whole modeling thing so seriously and generally know how to have a good time,” she commented. [Nowness]
  • Keep an eye out for Karlie Kloss and Pastry Chef Christina Tosi, who will be handing out Karlie’s Kookies from a “Kookie Truck” at Lincoln Center on Wednesday. [PS Fashion News Inbox]
  • 3.1 Phillip Lim tapped Alexis Bittar to design a custom pair of earrings for today’s runway show. [WWD]
  • Are flash-sale sites losing their luster? A few industry experts think so. [WWD]
  • Countess Louise J. Esterhazy, who wrote for WWD in the ’70s, has returned to the publication with a monthly column. Her first piece recounts an evening she once spent with Coco Chanel. [PS Fashion News Inbox]
  • Julia Restoin Roitfeld, who had daughter Romy last May, will soon launch an online publication dedicated to motherhood. [Telegraph]
  • Asos]
  • Have We Met Before, the short film for New York Post]
  • In other Donna Karan news, the designer has teamed up with Rent the Runway to design an exclusive collection of rentable eveningwear. [Rent the Runway]

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Is New York Getting a Men's Fashion Week?

By Robert Khederian

    These stories and more here, in our daily news roundup.

  • Following the success of a dedicated London Fashion Week for menswear, the CFDA is considering the same for New York. “We are looking at the potential of a men’s week and how that might fit into the global men’s calendar,” CFDA CEO Steven Kolb commented. [Vogue UK]
  • Meanwhile, the CFDA has also launched a hub on its website with KCD to provide easy access to the top international reviews of the New York Fashion Week shows. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • The custom vanity plates created by industry insiders such as Derek Blasberg and Hilary Rhoda for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week have gone on display at Lincoln Center. Karlie Kloss‘s fashion plate says LONGLEGS. [Elle]
  • Styleite]
  • Sandra Choi has been named the sole creative director of Daily Front Row]
  • Harper’s Bazaar]
  • The Victoria’s Secret Angels decode what women really mean when they say things like, “I’ll be five minutes” in the brand’s new Valentine’s Day commercial. [Telegraph]

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The Style Stars Are Out to Play at amfAR's Annual New York Gala

By Brittney Stephens

The amfAR New York Gala isn’t just a haven for stunning celebrity red-carpet looks; it’s also for a good cause. The annual event has become one of the city’s most successful and high-profile AIDS benefits, saluting some of the biggest names in entertainment, fashion, and art. Luckily for us, it never fails to bring out a slew of stylish do-gooders – and tonight’s event did not disappoint.

It was a black-and-white kind of night for heavy-hitters like Heidi Klum and Karlie Kloss (both clad in Michael Kors), Hilary Rhoda, and Chrissy Teigen, who all donned dresses in the graphic color palette. Sarah Jessica Parker went with a bright pink strapless sheath from Maison Martin Margiela, while Crystal Renn went for full-on glamour in a striking red gown. For more of the amfAR Gala style set, just click through now.

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Here's the Adorable Alber Elbaz Skype Video Everyone's Talking About

By Justin Fenner

An actual maelstrom kept Alber Elbaz from participating in Spring 2013 campaign shoot, so he joined in on all the fun via Skype.

Hurricane Sandy and back-to-back fittings in Paris kept Elbaz from flying to New York when Steven Meisel shot the ads, according to WWD. So the creative director made a video call to oversee the proceedings that pops up in the middle of the campaign film. “It’s almost like being in New York without flying,” he says, later adding that “the perspective is just sick.”

Sick indeed – Meisel created a dreamy landscape (with models including Karlie Kloss, Saskia de Brauw, and Daria Strokous) so beautiful that even Elbaz couldn’t help but ooh and aah over the pictures. “It’s divine,” he says. “I feel I’m in a dream. I feel I’m in a cloud.” A look at the beautiful cloud below.

Photo courtesy of Lanvin

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Video: Mercedes-Benz CLA stars in sweeping short with supermodel Karlie Kloss

By Zach Bowman

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Karlie Koss Mercedes-Benz CLA

The Mercedes-Benz CLA earned itself a spot on our list of the top five unveils of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and for good reason. The German luxury compact is the first small car from the Silver Arrow that looks suitably premium inside and out. Nowness.com has turned out a new video of the CLA featuring super model Karlie Koss in the lead role. We aren’t entirely sure what the premise is, but from what we can tell, it looks as if the CLA comes to life and proceeds to be a giant jerk.

After Koss stops to take a closer look at a white horse, the CLA gives the supermodel the old stop-and-go treatment before leaving her on the side of the road. Eventually, the sedan makes nice, but Koss has to ride shotgun instead of taking the controls herself. You can check out the video below to see for yourself.

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Harley Viera Newton's Model Chops, Karlie Kloss's Wild Ride, and H&M's New Love

By Robert Khederian

All the bits fit to print here, in our daily news roundup.

  • Harley Viera Newton is the face of Whetherly’s Spring 2013 collection. [Nylon]
  • Valentino plans to expand its menswear line with dedicated boutiques in Paris, London, and Milan. [Vogue UK]
  • Meanwhile, the Republic of Azerbaijan has acquired the building in Place Vendôme which houses Valentino’s headquarters for $178.4 million. [WWD]
  • H&M has tapped Czech tennis player Tomas Berdych to co-design and represent the brand’s first tennis collection. [Telegraph]
  • Shoegasm has launched ecommerce. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • If you were thinking about buying something from Maje’s Fall line, now’s the time to do it – its seasonal collection just went 50% to 60% off both in stores and online. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • In case you’ve been missing the hot men of Game of Thrones, this one’s for you. The show’s Richard Madden stars in Mr. Porter’s just-released Issue 97. [Fashionologie Inbox]
  • Photographer Ryan McGinley’s digital short for Mercedes-Benz stars Karlie Kloss, a white horse, and one very mischievous car. [Nowness]

    Mind of Its Own on Nowness.com.

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