Bourne shot the ad on the Syon House grounds at night with a large-scale production team. The ad features a Waldorf Astoria bed sitting beside a lake to show how the hotel’s pastoral setting inspired the elegant accommodations. Guests will have access to the grounds and the gardens on the estate, designed by the renowned 18th Century landscape designer Capability Brown, as part of their stay.
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Anthropologie gets into the holiday spirit with a short film starring their new ornaments and decorations.Tatiana Arocha brings the ornaments to life using stop-animation in “Trim.” Arocha’s idea was to create a story that would connect all the ornaments together. For example, a polar bear knocks over a box of fake snow to coat the landscape while two bundled-up dolls make snow angels. She says, “It was a lot of fun to play around and figure out what each ornament was going to do, what its personality was and to create little worlds for them all to live in.” Read more »
Tom Corbett photographs a fashion espionage mission for his first collaboration with German Cosmopolitan. The December issue’s spread features model Anna Thompstone as The Avengers’ Emma Peel. Thompstone channels Peel’s iconic strength and drama in classic colors, sexy lace and figure-hugging leather. Corey Wallace is Peel’s partner John Steed. The shoot took place at Crathes Castle, a 16th century National Trust castle and garden in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. The location was chosen for their sculpted 300-year-old topiary hedges of Irish Yew, which figure heavily in the images.
The colorful fashion story has a taste, putting men center-stage in the most lady-like looks by designers such as Prada, Ralph Lauren, Miu Miu, Azzedine Alaia, Dior, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Jean Paul Gaultier, and more. Read more »