Tracking down every last fall campaign in which Ford talent features is not unlike assembling a Panini World Cup sticker album. Collecting the stickers can be well tedious compared to actually watching Lionel Messi tear defenses asunder. The same holds for cataloguing fall campaigns, which in the fashion mind tend to congeal into one solid glossy mass by the time the shows begin in September. That said, some campaigns and models filter to the top and also wind up on this page like Ford Men’s Adrien Sahores and Francisco Lachowski for the Dsquared² F/W 11 campaign by Mert & Marcus have today. If you bought V72 last Thursday (and if not, then you should still, buy it now!), then you will have noticed the gorgeous black & white campaign Dsquared² in the opening pages of the issue a page after the Hugo Boss campaign and one before the Belvedere Vodka advert. Adrien closed the Dsquared² P/E 2012 show last month in Milano and together with the Brazilian are arguably two of the shrewdest advertising bookings today. No other male models prompt the sort of enthusiasm that Adrien Sahores and Francisco Lachowski generate, which once again is akin to the sort of fanaticism prompted by Lionel Messi. Come to think of it, there can be some enjoyment yet in highlighting campaigns just as there too is something deeply satisfying about completing a Panini album.
Credits include: Client, Dsquared²; Campaign, F/W 11; Photography, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott; Styling, Katie Grand.