Pictures by Giuseppe Zanotti
MODEL: ANJA RUBIK, POLAND
Anja was born in Rzeszów, Poland on June 12, 1985. Growing up, Anja lived in Greece, Canada, and South Africa and began modeling full- time after graduating from a British high school in Paris. Rubik can be seen in numerous editorials for Vogue, Numero, Harper's Bazaar, etc. More information and photographs of Anja can be found on her website: AnjaRubik.com. Anja is also Editor in Chief of 25 Magazine.
BRAND: GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI, ITALY
Zanotti was born in San Mauro Pascoli, a village close to Rimini, Italy. In the 1980s, he worked as a DJ before becoming the renowned shoemaker he is today. He started his fashion career in the 1980s. In the beginning, he started working locally with small craftsmen and then as a free-lance designer working with fashion maisons like Valentino, Thierry Mugler, Missoni, Dior, Roberto Cavalli and Ferré. In 1994, Zanotti took over a small shoemaking company, the Vicini shoe factory, and devoted his time to designing and manufacturing his own shoes. With a small workshop employing 15 people, including a jeweler, a heel and tree expert and an embroiderer, he started work on his first collection. Today, more than 350 skilled people work at his company which manufactures over 400,000 pairs of luxury women shoes. In 2000, Giuseppe Zanotti opened his first boutique in Milan. Further boutiques were opened in New York City, Paris, London, Moscow, Dubai, San Francisco, Stockholm, etc., reaching fifty stores globally. He has designed shoes for such brands as Pierre Balmain, Proenza Schouler, Thakoon Panichgul, Christopher Kane, Delfina Delettrez and Vera Wang. He has been nominated “Designer of the Year” three times (2000, 2007, 2009) by Fairchild and won the “Prix d'Excellence de la Mode” for best footwear collection by Marie Claire International in 2010. Read more about Giuseppe Zanotti on his official Website, HERE.
This season are black and white campaigns totally popular. Not only Giuseppe Zanotti campaign is B&W ... Including Burberry, YSL, Givenchy, Balenciaga ... and I like this soooo much! So I decided this time that this style and B&W optic will publish also in my following three posts! Every post will be marked with a black and white technique (predominantly) and with a little black dress in the main role!:-) You will see how the LBD, using fashion accessories, changes into a three hottest style of the season: - 60-ies retro; prunge (mix of punk&grunge) and punk. Let's see ...
... to be continued tomorrow, stay in touch :-) ...
LOVE to ALL,