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Fab Ad: Katie Holmes, Miu Miu Spring '09

Fab Ad: Katie Holmes, Miu Miu Spring '09

The model's been prepped and the photo's been snapped — meet the face of Miu Miu Spring '09: Katie Holmes. This pairing came as a bit of a surprise to us, and we can now properly judge.

Katie's strong bone structure always photographs well and the sepia tone of the ad delivers a cool, vintage feel. Shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the ads were inspired by Italian director Fellini, and hoped Katie would appear to be a "luminous icon radiating a sense of mystery and theatricality." What do you think? Would you call this luminous?

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juliarose23 juliarose23 8 years
hard to say whether i like it exactly, but its still pretty fierce.
magickalrealism magickalrealism 8 years
I'm impressed she was let out of the house again.
almostloli almostloli 8 years
waaaaaaaaahhhhhh she looks super fab here :D i like this campaign way better than the one feat. kirsten
Niko22 Niko22 8 years
wow she looks amazing!!!
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
She looks like those scary demon ladies from Ghostbusters.
mcollazo mcollazo 8 years
Better then her jeans and oversized sweaters
makiwacky makiwacky 8 years
personally, i really don't have an opinion regarding katie holmes so i was willing to wait and see when i heard she was doing this. however, now that i've seen it, i don't think she's a right fit for this campaign. bone structure duly noted, i just don't think she has the chops nor the edge to pull of something of this caliber, sorry.
charley charley 8 years
this is just a preview :o i think it looked FIERCE!!! who said that her paparazzi pics are better? LOL! plz -_-
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
haha, this ad is hilarious. it looks like something from SNL! seriously, they actually though Katie Holmes could pull off dangerous and seductive?! I like Katie Holmes fine, and I think she could have been really good, but I figured they would go for a more sweet but sexy look, which she can totally do (see The Singing Detective or her scene from that show Eli Stone). that would have been much better, and I think it works better for Miu Miu (it worked when Kirsten Dunst modeled for the brand). I just don't like anything about it - the whole scene is boring and unoriginal, the pose is second-rate, the styling is just plain ugly, and she looks crazt (or like she's trying to act crazy)...
laceymace laceymace 8 years
She's no icon that's for sure.
fashionrox fashionrox 8 years
I personally don't care for Katie Homes in her post-Joey days but I have to say she looks gorgeous in this ad. I can see what all the fuss was about.
SweetFirefly SweetFirefly 8 years
just copying Posh as usual.
chanelchain chanelchain 8 years
I don't like her, but I do like the ad.
Audrey1974 Audrey1974 8 years
The dress looks cool! I love it!! Katie looks like Victoria Bechham, though.
jgh jgh 8 years
not a huge Katie Holmes fan.. but she is rockin it in this ad!!
Michaelrcks Michaelrcks 8 years
Love it!
kribaby kribaby 8 years
she looks like a droid manufactured by Tom to be Xenu's new bride
cupcakers cupcakers 8 years
Don't like, she's trying too hard to look fierce and her eyes look weird. Not the right choice for Miu Miu
billyart101 billyart101 8 years
She looks great. She should model and stop trying to act.
denim_mania denim_mania 8 years
I really miss the old Katie :( And that does not look like her AT ALL!! I love the new Miu Miu look, but not on Katie.
lms lms 8 years
I like it from the neck up, but they did something strange to her legs with the photoshop.
bella85 bella85 8 years
I like it, but it's not her. It's some extremely photoshopped thing, but NOT Katie Holmes.
chelseacbboyles chelseacbboyles 8 years
I love it! I feel that Katie has a natural knack for modeling, and I LOVE Fellini and can definitely see the inspiration here. MUCH MUCH MUCH better than Lindsay Lohan's ads.
myystque myystque 8 years
I don't like Katie Holmes at all but I think she looks better here than usual.
sabrina27 sabrina27 8 years
great ads
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