Surprise, everyone! Cara Delevingne is fronting yet another fashion ad campaign – this time for Mulberry. Inspired by the English countryside (a recurring theme for this British brand) the ads are shot in photographer Tim Walker’s signature whimsical style. Somewhat reminiscent of the Fall 2012 campaign featuring Lindsey Wixson among Wild Things-esque creatures, this set of images was shot at the 18th century Shotover House in Oxfordshire, where set designer Shona Heath created a dark, moody, owl-filled indoor forest. This Brothers Grimm-like campaign was art directed by Ronnie Cooke Newhouse.
Once the full campaign emerged in the forums, forum members were completely smitten. Elfinkova in particular had some high praise. “Wow Cara actually looks great here,” she shared. “Like Karlie [Kloss], I think she's at her best when she isn't doing over-the-top 'fierce' poses. She's stunning in print with soft, natural posing. I'm sure this will sell like hotcakes due to her presence, but regardless the sheer loveliness of this campaign would leave anyone reaching for their checkbook.”
Kanna was also pleasantly surprised. “This is unexpectedly great, because I am neither a fan of Cara's nor have I been impressed by Tim Walker for Mulberry yet, but this is going to be the first campaign to be my favorite. The owls are cute,” she laughed, “and Cara looks to be well-suited for this.”
Like Greenway said, “Mulberry has beautiful campaigns time and time again and this doesn’t disappoint.”
Between the clothes, set, and talented team who put it all together, it almost doesn’t matter who the model is. Almost. We all know Cara’s having her moment. We might as well enjoy it with her.
Images via Mulberry.