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From Sketch to Store

In recent years French Collection has become to be known for its challenging and edgy fashion advertising campaigns and the campaign for the new Autumn/Winter 2013 collection is no exception.
French Connection has called on the talents of iconic photographer Rankin and his in-house creative content agency The Full Service for a campaign called ‘From Sketch to Store’.

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Rankin first photographed models, two female and one male naked in his studio. Then once the pictures were printed the clothing designs were sketched on top by illustrator Jo Bird. The final results show the models wearing the actual pieces from French Connection’s AW13 collection.

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Check out the video of the shoot below. www.frenchconnection.com

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Christian Lacroix To Design Couture Collection for Schiaparelli

Christian Lacroix will design a one-off, 15-piece couture collection for the house of Schiaparelli honouring the legacy of designer Elsa Schiaparelli.


The collection will be unveiled in July during the couture shows in Paris, at 21 Place Vendôme – the location of Schiaparelli’s original workshop. Each of the unique pieces will be reinterpretations of the late designer’s most famous creations.

“In this persona incarnating a true aristocrat, one finds a spirit where mathematics and literature as well as poetry coexist: Elsa is a sacred sphinx who never ceases to interrogate us while offering us new enigmas as answers,” said Lacroix. “Art, theatre and cinema – my wish is to reposition Elsa at the centre of her maison and on the stage from which she once seduced the world.”

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