Fashion and Film, Spring 2013

Perhaps it’s just a post-fashion week hangover, or perhaps everyone is jumping on a bandwagon which has been there since the love affair started. Whether it’s fashion referencing film, film directing fashion, film posing for fashion…there’s something for everyone.

A Therapy (for Prada) by Roman Polanski

Prada really does some of my most favorite fashion campaigns, blending film (and film stars) with fashion in interesting and witty ways. My favorite though, is still Yang Fudong’s First Spring. I could watch that on loop. Ridley Scott for Prada Prada Men F/W 2012 Tobey Maguire for Prada

Tobey Maguire for Prada

Normally I am not a fan of the actor-driven fashion campaigns. The same goes for actor-driven fashion magazine covers. However, when it’s done right – as this season’s print campaign for Prada illustrates – it’s lovely. I like that Mr. Maguire has no previous/overt connection with Prada, so the association is unexpected. He has a…