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Fab Ad: Vanessa Paradis for Miu Miu Autumn/Winter 2008

Remember how Miuccia Prada chose to replace Kirsten Dunst with French songstress Vanessa Paradis for their Miu Miu Autumn/Winter 2008 campaign? I'm not so sure I'm excited anymore . . .

Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot, the ad depicts Paradis posing somewhat awkwardly wearing a scuba-esque top. I love her makeup but I'm not too impressed with the boring bridge in the background and her lack of expression. This is one of many to come but so far I prefer Kirsten's kitschy Spring campaign to Vanessa's. Do you think Johnny's better half worked it for the camera?


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boho-chick385478 boho-chick385478 7 years
You guys don't know art when you see it. These photos are amazing. I love Vanessa.
Marlowe Marlowe 7 years
This ad is not that fab.(although the picture itself is pretty arty),but Im a great fan of Vanessa Paradis...I wish we could get to see more candids of her.That would be awesome...please Sugar ! :)
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Much better than KD!!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Much better than KD!!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 7 years
Looks great, she looks like an older Leighton Meester here.
littlewing littlewing 7 years
vanessa is so great, but i have to say i'm disappointed with this one. kiki's ads were bangin'.
lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
she's beautiful, but the pose is lame, the background is lame, and that shirt is just ugly. the ones with kirsten are wayyyy better - I think she definetely captures the youthful but still elegant spunkiness that I think miu miu is all about...
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 7 years
Vanessa is such a gorgeous woman however this ad is so boring.
liaochiling liaochiling 7 years
I love Vannessa but there is really something wrong on this ad. Wrong concept. LOL.
ExCape ExCape 7 years
I love it. 36 year old women can definitely do it well.
emalove emalove 7 years
It's okay...
MissAmyC MissAmyC 7 years
They could've gone prettier with other models. Miranda Kerr would knock this out of the park.
satoriv satoriv 7 years
I'm sorry but I believe Kirsten was great last season. I just don't see the Miu Miu spirit in Paradis. I pictured her doing Prada maybe but not Miu Miu.
satoriv satoriv 7 years
I'm sorry but I believe Kirsten was great last season. I just don't see the Miu Miu spirit in Paradis. I pictured her doing Prada maybe but not Miu Miu.
myystque myystque 7 years
Nothing wrong with's Miu Miu's fault for picking the boring background and sticking her with that top. Kirsten got the better set up.
fashion4ward fashion4ward 7 years
I liked Kirsten's much better, but these seem to still a little "Miu Miu-y" vibe.
MrsSchmitt MrsSchmitt 7 years
I like her unique face but this looks like a photoshoot from American's Next Top Model!
crazyshay7788 crazyshay7788 7 years
loved it !! she looks great !!!
Cherylish Cherylish 7 years
I thought it was Leighton Meester when I first looked at it. It looks just like her!
ValenCina ValenCina 7 years
Meh... they could do much better with her. And I'm not a fan of the dramatic lipstick&blush matched with pale skin.
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 7 years
Why did they even use Vanessa Paradis? They've taken a 36 year old fashion icon and made her look like a generic 16 year old Eastern European model. Maybe that's why they had to stick her initials on her...
Rainey-4-Pres Rainey-4-Pres 7 years
i loved the ones with kirsten WAY better. they were fun and interesting to look at. this one is just, blegh.
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 7 years
Hmmm, airbrush anyone?
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 7 years
Hmmm, airbrush anyone?
ranksubjugation ranksubjugation 7 years
I'll wait to see the whole set before I decide...
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