Chanel No. 5 is gearing up for its next TV ad and the brand has tapped director Baz Luhrmann to helm the project. Gisele Bündchen is set to star in the spot and, knowing the model and Luhrmann’s penchant for the flashier things in life, it’s shaping up to be an epic showing.
So excited to introduce a behind the scene picture of my next campaign for @chanelofficial. #chaneln5 #theonethatiwant Muito feliz em mostrar a primeira foto dos bastidores da minha próxima campanha para @Chanelofficial.
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Images of the print campaign have leaked — one image shows Gisele resting in the crook of a giant “5” marquee light. In the second shot, the model’s shadowy figure (clad in a gorgeous floor-length gown, naturally) looms in an alleyway with both the trademark Chanel double Cs and “5” marquee illuminating the dark side street.
According to ELLE U.K., Gisele shows a sportier side in the commercial, filmed running on the beach in a navy wetsuit and matching Chanel
The commercial is set to premiere October 15.
[via ELLE UK]
Australia’s finest stepped out for the Touchstone by Paspaley launch event at Sydney’s Est. restaurant last night, donning a mix of chic ensembles to celebrate the new collection of Australia South Sea pearls.
Much to our dismay, the face of the campaign, Teresa Palmer, wasn’t in sight, but a variety of models, home-grown designers, and TV personalities still came out to play. Unsurprisingly, the fashion bloggers repped the best getups, with favourites like Tanja Gacic and Brooke Testoni making our best-dressed cut.
Photo: Don Arnold/WireImage
With summery bronze skin like Tanja, a nude-on-nude look works a treat. The My Empirical Life blogger pleased in a long-sleeve Céline shift dress, pointed toe heels, an A-Esque nude-and-metallic clutch, and, of course, a Paspaley necklace. (more…)
If you thought you’d seen the last of this year’s The Bachelor Australia winner, Sam Frost, then you were very, very wrong. The blonde bombshell, better known as the down-to-earth bogan who was left broken-hearted by Blake Garvey, has just signed on to a modelling agency. (more…)
We sure love doing our nails, don’t we ladies? More versatile than lipstick and more flexible than hair colour, nail polish offers us a seemingly endless variety of colours and treatments, and the delightful whimsy of being able to change it every day if we so choose. This season, newbie Canadian brand la couleur couture launches its second collection of shades in tune with the colours seen on the international fall catwalks.
Whether you’re looking for daring reds in line with Wes Gordon’s runway show, vampy black à la Vera Wang or elegant, Elie Saab-inspired gold, this collection has you covered. As if a wide spectrum of fashionable shades wasn’t enough, the brand also trades on an eco-minded philosophy. Founder Farima Hakkak wanted to offer nail polish lovers a highly pigmented and fast-drying product that was also safe and cruelty free. As such, her lacquers feature a UV inhibitor, are vegan-friendly, non-toxic and free of parabens, gluten, formaldehyde, DBP, camphor and toluene. All you get are lustrous, beautiful colours and long-lasting shine.
You can get your hands on la couleur couture at Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Canada.
- Jay Z and Beyoncé are rumored to be recording a top secret album together. [Page Six]
- Cindy Crawford is LOVING Georgia May Jagger. [Vogue UK]
- It does not get ANY cuter than these pets posing with their favorite handbags. [PurseBlog]
- Halsbrook is having a charity pop-up shop to benefit the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. From today through Saturday, head over to 1440 Third Avenue (between 81st and 82nd Streets) to pick up designer duds from Oscar de la Renta, Peter Som, Max Mara and more for a fraction of the price. [theFashionSpot Inbox]
- Lauren Conrad would like to sell you ceramics now. [Racked]
- Here’s what happens when a French person tries to throw shade at Jay Z. [Paper]
- To combat gender inequality, Sarah Silverman gets a sex change…sorta. [Cosmopolitan]
- H&M sparked controversy for selling a jumpsuit that looks like the fatigues of female Kurdish soldiers fighting the Islamic State. [Los Angeles Times]
- After a seven-year run, Gap CEO Glenn Murphy is vacating his role at the retailer. He will be replaced by Art Peck, president of Gap’s digital division. [Fashionista]
- Betabrand tapped a few female comics to model its spring collection. [Jezebel]
Today, the White House held its much talked about Fashion Education Workshop, hosted by none other than our stylish First Lady, Michelle Obama. Young fashion students flocked to the White House for a panel and a series of workshops covering topics like fashion tech, garment construction and more. Michelle was appropriately outfitted for the occasion in a dress designed by FIT student Natalya Koval. This afternoon featured a livestreamed panel of fashion bigwigs, including Jason Wu, Diane von Furstenberg, Lafayette 148‘s designer Edward Wilkerson, Tracy Reese, J.Crew‘s Jenna Lyons and Prabal Gurung. The panel, moderated by Lilliana Vazquez, covered everything from how the designers started out to how to present yourself on social media.
“Our mission is always the same: To inspire you guys to dream bigger, to reach higher and most importantly, to pull someone else up along the way,” the First Lady said before presenting the panel of esteemed fashion designers. And there was plenty to be gleaned from the talk, like when von Furstenberg shared how her iconic wrap dress officially became a thing. She said that it was legendary Vogue editrix Diana Vreeland, who encouraged her to continue making improvements to her frock in 1972. She took her advice. “In 1976, I was in [the White House] having dinner,” the designer recounted. “I was next to President Ford at the time and I was on the cover of Newsweek, and I was only 28.” (more…)