Steven Meisel has been Prada’s campaign photographer for decades. Recently, however, it seems the iconic Italian fashion house is headed in a new direction. Willy Vanderperre shot Prada’s Resort 2017 campaign featuring Jessica Chastain, causing forum members to speculate whether Meisel was getting the boot. It seems our suspicions have been confirmed with the unveiling of the Spring 2017 campaign, which was, once again, shot by Vanderperre. Models Saskia de Brauw, Nimue Smit, Jing Wen, Amanda Murphy and a whole host of others were cast for the adverts, set around various locations and split into different themes.
Per usual, the real question remained: were our forum members buying it? “It’s official! Goodbye Meisel hello Willy,” cried out GivenchyHomme.
“This is absolutely stunning. I’m sad Meisel is gone but if this is Willy’s result I won’t miss him for a second. Great colors, angles and perspectives in a minimalist Vanderperre way. Love!” screamed an elated anlabe32. (more…)