Lanvin was wildly celebrated for picking "regular people" for their fall '12 campaign, but when we got to see each of the wildly diverse models chat about, well, whatever, we were even more taken with the concept. With voiceovers talking about anything from bands and frozen blueberries to missing bicycles, each of the models tell their own stories while showing off Lanvin's fall collection.
Laden with peplum dresses, fur-lined coats, and other gorgeous Alber Elbaz-created wintry wear, each individual poses with stop-motion photography while they tell their stories. The effect is humanizing, charming, and why we love Lanvin. Our favorite? "Eh...if I could be, I'd like to be, eh, say like, eh, James Bond!" Just check it out and see what we're talking about.
Sneaking into a show is an unofficial rite of passage for most bright-eyed, eager, fashion-obsessed young folks in, or trying to wedge into, the industry. But it's also taboo, since there's nothing that pisses off the various gatekeepers and crowd-herders guarding entré to the runway more than crashers. Those PR girls in read
If you follow fashion shows as closely as we do or take regular strolls through your average fast fashion retailer, some things will start to look...familiar. Coming across the occasional knockoff when you're out shopping is more of a given than a surprise, especially when you consider how closely "being inspired" and read