With the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week S/S 2012 beginning Thursday morning there is time for one further introduction before schedules and deadlines become a complete shambles. The ready-to-wear runway season is just beginning for women, but for men designers all but rested their case in June with the Milan and Paris menswear shows.
The popularity of ultra-saturated colors has been one of the biggest stories of 2011. For Fall, designers pushed the envelope further, color-blocking multiple hues in single garments for added visual punch. Click through to make this bold look your own.
There are fifty-two weeks in the calendar year, two of which including the coming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week that are arguably more important than the other fifty. In terms of maximum exposure, the week of 5 September cannot be bested and so it comes with added pride that we salute Ford’s Blanca who has been named as Models.com Model of the Week.
Introducing Frederik Tölke, now represented by Ford Models. Please visit fordmodelsblog.com to see pictures of and read about Frederik Tölke.
This page can bang on and on about which models watch [all of them -- News Ed.] for the coming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week S/S 2012, but after readers inhale the same hot air for the thirty-seventh time the message carries about as much credibility as the Pravda editorial page.
As far as VMAN 23 is concerned, the finish line is today. I have already written a fair bit about the “Archetypes Issue” and its two cover boys, Ford Men’s Matthew Terry and Clark Cord and won’t do much more than offer up a metaphorical Gatorade in the form of this post for a race well run.
Last month the good people at Marc Jacobs invited this page to attend one of the many photo shoots they produce throughout the year. With their F/W 2011 campaign by Juergen Teller done and dusted there was little chance of meeting Johnny Depp‘s better (zanier? — News Ed.) half, which is just as well, some rabbit holes are best avoided.