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Dane DeHaan for Prada Man Spring/Summer 2014

Dane DeHaaan for Prada Man

Dane DeHaaan for Prada Man

Steven Meisel shot Kill Your Darlings actor Dane DeHaan for Prada Man Spring/Summer 2014 ads. This continues the trend of Miuccia Prada using indie actors of varying levels of popularity model her menswear collections. Dane DeHaan looks like a he is a great fit to me. He has the little bit of strangeness that works well with the clothes and the ad campaign. Photo from ONTD.

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Louis Vuitton F/W 2012 Involved Trains and Such?!?

If you haven’t seen the video for the latest Louis Vuitton show yet, please check it out. It looks like Ralph Lauren wasn’t then only designer influenced by Downton Abbey. Marc Jacobs had a real live locomotive come out on a railroad track. Then the models walked out of the train one by one. Each model was also followed by her own designated porter who carried her Louis Vuitton luggage. I also wonder if Marc and Miuccia Prada had a talk before this show season and discussed designing similar boxy, chunkaliscous platform shoes…

Of Note…Shala Monroque

Shala Monroque

I remember the very first time I saw a picture of Shala Monroque. I didn’t know much about her except that she was black, fierce, wearing cute kitten heels, and was featured on Tommy Ton’s siteJak and Jil which meant that she was somebody. As a matter of fact, the caption under her photo read in all caps, “KEEP YOUR EYES WIDE OPEN FOR SHALA MONROQUE. SHE’S ONE TO WATCH.” From there I knew I would be seeing more of her, for when Tommy Ton’s camera deems you a fashion star…you are a STAR!

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