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Fab Ad: Carlos Miele Spring '09

Fab Ad: Carlos Miele Spring '09

Carlos Miele loves his homeland Brazil so much — can you blame him? — he took his Spring '09 ad campaign, shot by Michael Roberts, on location there. Ipanema Beach and the Dois Irmãos Mountain in Rio de Janeiro served as the most exotic backdrop to the vibrant, silky gowns. "I was inspired by the dance between the woman’s body and Rio’s nature," the designer said. The models Miele chose to capture the essence of Brazil are natives Aline Webber and Emanuela de Paula. The contrast between their skin and hair makes for a magical partnership. And the ethereal dresses? I can't stop drooling. Cue the bossa nova music and it's golden.


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SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
The juxtaposition of colour is stunning! Beautiful work!
shayela shayela 8 years
horrible modeling, and the hand holdy pose is so awkward.
tulleandtea tulleandtea 8 years
Tacky. The models look forced.
heartcandy heartcandy 8 years
Um, who hasn't used these colors, the aesthetic and the whole flowing women and nature thing. I just think the whole thing is cheesy as hell and super over done.
lovekicks lovekicks 8 years
beautiful dresses
lovekicks lovekicks 8 years
beautiful dresses
ashleyroselong ashleyroselong 8 years
like the dress idea, pretty flowing in the wind....but they need different models...the blond has practically the same face and boring pose in each pic....they need to move more
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
I really like the idea of the ad - but only because it is different. The only problem is that they look so fake - did they PhotoShop them or something? I would love them if they were more raw...
le-romantique le-romantique 8 years
Ugly ads. Ugly dresses. Disappointed...
amelioratelj amelioratelj 8 years
That orange dress is to die for-and I love the movement of the fabric. I have to agree with lilegwene though...the background looks green screened, I would have liked to seen a sunset scene, possibly- and more focus on the surroundings.
emalove emalove 8 years
Don't really care for them.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
They are beautiful.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
They are beautiful.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
It's okay...
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
It's okay...
myystque myystque 8 years
The dancing is a little cheesy but I still like the ads.
lilegwene lilegwene 8 years
Love the dresses and vibrant colors. The photos look like the models were in-front of a greenscreen and the background was added in though.
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