Fashion Video: Prada Fall/Winter 2012/13 Ad Campaign Video by Steven Meisel

Steven Meisel continuously amazes me with his direction of Prada video ad campaigns.  The arousing suspense  infused with the fashion impact of Prada signature always hides some mystery behind. The latest video for Fall/Winter 2012/13 Prada Ad Campaign unveils the concept of  the chess fight between the personifications of Prada women – quirky yet elegant, cutting edge with the dose of fanciness . Within the next moves of the crystal pawns we learn that the models are not just playing the game, but they are performing the act of battle for death and life.  Take a look!

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Prada A/W 2012/2013 campaign by Steven Meisel

Models: Anne V, Elza Luijendijk, Magdalena FrackowiakIselin Steiro, Madison Headrick and Vanessa Axente

Butterfly Effect – Elza Luijendijk by Ben Toms for Dazed & Confused June 2012

This enchanting editorial featured in Dazed & Confused Magazine for June 2012 definitely blurred the borders between fashion and art. The visuals apart from the butterfly themed aura are enhanced with the outstanding styling and art direction. The model’s face is covered with the butterflies, moths and other winged insects  magnifying a peculiar vision of a otherwordly being or human hybrid. Along with the sartorial masterpieces of Alexander McQueen or  Givenchy among others, the images depict how ethereal concept and impeccable styling that can be achieved through the fashion source.
The editorial resembles the Ad Campaign and video of  EDUN for Spring/Summer 2012 by Ryan McGinley who captured the essence of butterflies’ nature.  Worth mentioning is also the jewelry artist that creates tremendous butterfly jewelry under the name HAREM ROYAL
Credits:
Photographer Ben Toms
Fashion Editor/Stylist Robbie Spencer
Hair Stylist Syd Hayes
Manicurist Mike Pocock
Model Elza Luijendijk
Set Designer Emma Roach
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