Kate Moss and Joan Smalls star in Messika campaign

Kate Moss and Joan Smalls are starring in the new campaign for jewellery brand Messika.The supermodels have been tapped by the company’s Valerie Messika to front the imagery for the Lucky Move collection, with Dutch actress/model Sylvia Hoeks also appe…

Kate Moss and Joan Smalls are starring in the new campaign for jewellery brand Messika.

The supermodels have been tapped by the company’s Valerie Messika to front the imagery for the Lucky Move collection, with Dutch actress/model Sylvia Hoeks also appearing.

Shot by famed photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the trio is seen posing in leather outfits while showing off the fine jewellery pieces.

“They are strong women who breathe their own style into jewellery,” a Messika spokesperson said. “They influence diamonds and not the other way around. This is, in fact, the main characteristic of Messika’s jewellery.”

The Lucky Move line is comprised of “medallions that act as lucky charms, talismans”, with many pendants able to be engraved with names, dates or sweet messages on one side. There is also a Small Medallion, which features diamonds in motion, rounded shapes and micro-pave settings, the Large Medallion, and the Bubble Set.

And while Valerie is pleased to have Joan and Sylvia on board, she is particularly thrilled to be working with 45-year-old fashion icon Kate.

“Kate Moss is an icon in the fashion industry. She symbolises everything I love – edgy, bold, daring, a woman,” she added.

Model Gigi Hadid has previously collaborated with designers at Messika on limited-edition collections.

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Bella Hadid and Adut Akech front Missoni’s fall 19 campaign

Bella Hadid and Adut Akech are fronting the campaign for Missoni’s fall/winter 2019 collection.The two models travelled to the surreal volcanic landscape of Cappadocia, Turkey for the photoshoot, which was helmed by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus P…

Bella Hadid and Adut Akech are fronting the campaign for Missoni’s fall/winter 2019 collection.

The two models travelled to the surreal volcanic landscape of Cappadocia, Turkey for the photoshoot, which was helmed by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott under the creative direction of the Italian brand’s artistic director Angela Missoni and stylists Vanessa Reid and Mobolaji Dawodu.

“Geometric forms, sophisticated monochromatic hues, supernatural apparitions silhouetted against the terrain and intergalactic travellers,” a Missoni brand rep captioned a snap of Hadid and Akech on Instagram.

The low-angle shot shows the models posing in front of a rocky terrain with blue sky in the background while sporting colour blocked knitted garments and large, geometric earrings.

A single snap depicts Akech wearing a jumpsuit made from Missoni’s signature knitted fabric, while a group shot includes Hadid alongside male model Alton Mason.

And Akech appeared to be thrilled with the final result, as she shared a gushing post on Instagram alongside a series of images from the campaign.

“Excited for the new @missoni FW19 campaign shot by my sweethearts @mertalas @macpiggott in turkey,” the 19-year-old wrote. “@missbrunello (Angela Missoni) and your entire team thank you for having me and for an unforgettable trip to the beautiful city of Cappadocia Turkey I’ve never seen anything like it and I’ll never forget. I’m so lucky I got to shoot this campaign with some of my favourite people ever. Thank you to everyone that worked so hard on and offset you guys were the absolute dream team!”

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Luke Evans fronts Versace eyewear campaign

Luke Evans is starring in Versace’s new eyewear campaign. The Beauty and the Beast actor, who has previously fronted a charity campaign for jewellery designer Bulgari and promotional material for alcohol brand Stella Artois, has been tapped to model …

Luke Evans is starring in Versace’s new eyewear campaign.

The Beauty and the Beast actor, who has previously fronted a charity campaign for jewellery designer Bulgari and promotional material for alcohol brand Stella Artois, has been tapped to model the Italian fashion house’s latest range of eyewear.

In one of the images, shot by famed photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the Welshman can be seen wearing metal-rimmed glasses while dressed in a pink shirt and patterned jacket. In other images, he can be seen wearing a skintight bright green T-shirt while modelling mirrored aviator sunglasses and sporting gold-rimmed sunglasses while wearing a jacket and no top underneath.

“Super Excited to show you guys an exclusive image from the new #VersaceEyewear collection,” the 40-year-old wrote on Instagram besides one of the pictures. “Thank you to my friend @donatella_versace for the experience!! Images by the immensely talented beauties @mertalas and @macpiggott.”

Evans is a friend of the Versace house and its boss Donatella Versace. He presented Donatella with the Designer of the Year prize at the 2018 GQ Awards and supported the brand at Milan Fashion Week in January.

“A true gentleman, with style and culture, funny and talented and – obviously – devilishly handsome and sexy. He is charming on so many levels, but the most important one is the fact that he is real,” the fashion designer said of Evans in a statement.

“With time, I also discovered his great heart and incredible generosity… We met for the first time more or less a year ago at an event and it was love at first sight. I was charmed not only by his looks, but mostly by what he had to say. This is why when the time came to choose a man for the new Versace Eyewear campaign, I did not have any doubt that it had to be him.”

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Kate Moss fronts first-ever Giorgio Armani campaign

Legendary supermodel Kate Moss has marked a fashion first by teaming up with with Giorgio Armani.The 45-year-old sports a sleek, straight, fringed bob in a light shade of blonde in the black-and-white and colour images, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Pig…

Legendary supermodel Kate Moss has marked a fashion first by teaming up with with Giorgio Armani.

The 45-year-old sports a sleek, straight, fringed bob in a light shade of blonde in the black-and-white and colour images, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

Moss sizzles in pieces from the Italian designer’s Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection, which is themed around Rhapsody in Blue, the 1924 musical composition by the American composer George Gershwin.

The set is minimal, with a focus on the clothes and on Moss, who appears alongside male models Daisuke Ueda and Thijs Stenneberg wearing the label’s men’s line.

“A first-time interpreter of the Armani style to which her feisty, free-spirited sensual presence is brought to bear, Kate Moss stands out as a woman of singular beauty, whose personality and energy decisively set her apart from the fleeting fads of the moment,” the label said in a statement.

Unveiling the collection in his first co-ed runway show at his Silos museum in Milan back in February, Armani declared it was “time for elegance again”.

Jodhpurs, velvet pants, and pleated silk trousers were the baselines for women, alongside short jackets cut close to the body, abstract watery-blue photo print blouses and shiny satin draped blousons.

Catwalk queen Moss recently celebrated becoming British Vogue’s cover star for the 40th time, and posed for three special images for the fashion bible in April.

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Kendall Jenner wows in ‘dream’ Vogue Italia photoshoot

Kendall Jenner has described her new shoot for Vogue Italia as a “dream come true”.The model, who has recently landed campaigns for Stuart Weitzman and Proactiv, took to Instagram on Sunday (03Feb19) to share an image of her cover shoot for the Februar…

Kendall Jenner has described her new shoot for Vogue Italia as a “dream come true”.

The model, who has recently landed campaigns for Stuart Weitzman and Proactiv, took to Instagram on Sunday (03Feb19) to share an image of her cover shoot for the February 2019 issue of the Italian fashion magazine, which was titled “OSSESSIONE (Obsession). The many faces of Kendall.”

In the picture, Kendall is seen posing in a sheer pastel-coloured top with a slick of light blue eyeshadow on her eyelids, and in the accompanying caption, she thanked Vogue Italia creative director Giovanni Bianco and photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for working with her on the project.

“DRAMA. my @vogueitalia Feb. cover by @mertalas & @macpiggott !! one of my favourite shoots I’ve ever done! can’t wait for you guys to see the rest (sic),” she wrote. “Dream come true! OSSESSIONE.”

Inside the magazine, Kendall stars in a number of photos, including one in which she is seen staring into a mirror in a red-lit bathroom as she reads a love letter, while in another shot, the 23-year-old poses on a bed while sporting a green and purple patterned Mulberry dress.

However, the snap which is garnering the most buzz is a photo of her standing in a doorway, wearing nothing but yellow gloves, knee-high pantyhose and white platform heels.

There is also a series of moody snaps depicting the Keeping Up with the Kardashians personality sitting in lingerie in a bathtub, talking on a phone while gazing out a window and walking outside in the dead of the night.

In addition, Mert and Marcus shot in a video to go along with the magazine shoot.

“This short film sees the supermodel as the protagonist of a journey set behind the backdrop of great Italian cinema. Scene after scene, we observe Kendall transform from femme fatale to girl next door, from bride to girl with suitcase,” a spokesperson for the magazine commented of the concept.

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Kendall Jenner unveils identity of love letter author 

Kendall Jenner has finally divulged exactly who sent her a sweet love letter. The 23-year-old model took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday (11Dec18) to post a photo of a handwritten note she was sent, though she had redacted the name of the author. …

Kendall Jenner has finally divulged exactly who sent her a sweet love letter. 

The 23-year-old model took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday (11Dec18) to post a photo of a handwritten note she was sent, though she had redacted the name of the author.

Kendall’s fans were sent into a frenzy over the mysterious letter, with many speculating it was either penned by her rumoured basketball star beau Ben Simmons or her ex-boyfriend Harry Styles, however, she has now revealed that the message was actually from photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

Sharing the full version of the letter online, Kendall added the initials “M + M” and the caption, “Nice try my secret admirer’s actually @mertalas & @macpiggott.”

The Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s star would most likely have caught up with the snappers, known in the industry as Mert and Marcus, at The Fashion Awards 2018, which were held in London on Monday night. The pair were presented with the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator at the ceremony in honour of their “invaluable contribution to the global fashion industry”.

And many of Kendall’s fans will undoubtedly be saddened that the letter wasn’t from a love interest, as many of the words were very romantic.

“Dear Kendall. We may be miles apart but my love for you grows stronger and stronger by the minute. My innermost feeling is love for you,” the note stated. “I will love you until death separates us. Right now this separation is killing me, but in my heart, I know that nothing could come close to separating us. We are united into one forever, body & soul and I want you to know that I love you from the deepest part of my heart.”

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