Nicolas Ghesquière may be receiving rave reviews for his RTW collections at Louis Vuitton, but his campaigns for the iconic French fashion house have been rather mundane. Louis Vuitton’s twice-yearly The Spirit of Travel campaign dropped earlier this week and features Alicia Vikander and Michelle Williams this time around. The actresses took to various picturesque locations for the occasion, captured by legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Complete with styling from Marie-Amélie Sauvé, the duo complement Ghesquière’s vision perfectly as they each pose individually, making us want to go traveling — lugging Louis Vuitton luggage, of course.
“I think they both look great, especially Michelle, but I cannot help thinking models would’ve been better for this. This is Alicia’s second campaign and I’ve still not warmed to the idea of her as a LV ambassador,” shared Benn98.
Also not completely feeling it was gossiping: “Alicia doesn’t represent LV. She looks like a million other girls out there. Michelle stands out but I think that if Rianne [van Rompaey] and Freja [Beha Erichsen] and the rest of the Vuitton girls were here, it would be better.” (more…)