From girl-next-door to smouldering Louis Vuitton model: Behind the scenes of Michelle Williams’ first fashion campaign

With wine-colored lips and dark eyebrows, the actress models two of the French fashion house’s latest handbags, the W and the Capucines, while taking direction from famed Vogue photographer Peter Lindbergh. In a behind the scenes video released by Louis Vuitton, the 32-year-old is seen getting into character for her model moment: pouting, smiling, posing seriously and bursting into giggles, as the company’s large creative team looks on. Scroll down for video Model moment: Michelle Williams smoulders in Louis Vuitton’s autumn/winter 2014 campaign, but it took an army of hair-stylists, make-up artists and photography assistants to capture the perfect picture Perfect shot: With wine-colored lips and dark eyebrows, the actress models two of the French fashion house’s latest handbags, the W and the Capucines, while taking direction from famed photographer Peter Lindbergh ‘It’s like falling in love, I fall in love with characters like falling in love in life,’ said Ms Williams during the shoot. ‘I don’t try and mastermind it, I hope to try and stay very present and open to what is moving me in the moment. And generally that tends to be something that’s challenging. If it’s not challenging, then why do it?’ she added. The campaign marks Ms Williams’ first major fashion endorsement, aside from a brief spell as an ambassador for Band of Outsiders for spring/summer 2012. Posing pouts: In a behind the scenes video released by Louis Vuitton, the 32-year-old is seen getting into character for her model moment: pouting, smiling, posing seriously and bursting into giggles Lights, camera: The campaign marks Ms Williams’ first major fashion endorsement, aside from a brief spell as an ambassador for Band of Outsiders for spring/summer 2012 Primp and prime: The Louis Vuitton campaign, certainly a far cry from her days as Jen Lindley on Dawson’s Creek, had some high-fashion help from hairstylist Sam McKnight and make-up artist by Stephane Marais Louis Vuitton’s latest: The actress models the French fashion house’s new fall collection in the campaign The Louis Vuitton campaign, certainly a far cry from her days as Jen Lindley on Dawson’s Creek, had some high-fashion help from hairstylist Sam McKnight and make-up artist by Stephane Marais. Best known for her roles in Brokeback Mountain and My Week With Marilyn, Ms Williams is currently filming Suite Francaise, based on the novel by Irene Nemirovsky, which follows a blossoming romance between a French villager and a German soldier during the early years of the German occupation in France.

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Reese Witherspooon Steps Out With the Louis Vuitton W August 2, 2013 0 If you’re wondering what this Fall’s It bag is going to be, then here’s your answer, courtesy of Louis Vuitton and Reese Witherspoon . The star who has made a name for herself carrying the hottest bags on the market (remember how she was one of the first to carry the Fendi 2jours tote ?) was spotted yesterday out in LA with the Louis Vuitton W, which she styled with a light-blue sweater, skinny jeans, and leopard-print Louboutins. If the leather and coated canvas carryall looks familiar to you, then that’s because you’ve already seen it starring alongside Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton’s stunning Fall 2013 campaign , where it made its official debut with Vuitton’s other headline Fall bag, the Capucine. If its sleek silhouette, classic monogram detailing, and chic celebrity sighting are any indication, then it’s clear see page this will be the hottest accessory of the Fall.

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So it came as no surprise to see Sarah Jessica Parker carrying the latest W tote bag from Louis Vuitton during a recent outing in New York. The 48-year-old actress was spotted with the distinctive canary yellow accessory as she climbed from the rear of a car and made her way into an office building on Tuesday. Distinctive: Sarah Jessica Parker shows off her new W tote bag from Louis Vuitton on Tuesday With her hair tied back from her face and a pair of large sunglasses firmly in place, the usually good natured Sarah seemed preoccupied as she hurried past, one hand clutched tightly around the totes calfskin handles. And little wonder the luxury bag, which comes in a range of styles and colours, costs a sizeable $4400 (2907.17), no doubt a snip for Carrie Bradshaw, the designer obsessed columnist made famous by Sarah in HBO show Sex and the City. Made primarily from Veau cashmere leather, the bag which went on sale in July also includes palladium brass pieces, suede lining and various interior pockets. Smart as always: Sarah debuts the new $4,400 bag as she arrives at an office block in new York City Trendsetter: The Sex and the City star’s new bag went on sale in July Its also made up of a three-part shape that give it a distinctive look, while its exterior is decorated with the Louis Vuitton insignia. On another hot day in the Big Apple, Sex and the City star Sarah opted for a seasonal stripy vest top that showed off her toned arms -and a visible blue bra strap.

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After Sundays victory, Emirates Team New Zealand exercised its option to skip the Louis Vuitton Cup semifinals and advance straight to the final. That decision ensures a semifinal match between Luna Rossa Challenge and Artemis Racing. Artemis Racing first day of sailing on the Big Blue. (Photo: Sander van der Borch/Artemis Racing) Barker told a press conference in San Francisco on Sunday that the team had thought about how to use the time between the end of the round robins and the final. We weighed up whether to race the semifinals and get more race practice on the course but not knowing if Artemis would be ready to start, against spending more time on developing the boat. Without going into detail, Barker said a number of subtle changes (some cosmetic) and improvements in various components should make us significantly faster around the course. Barker said the team would not race against Artemis on Tuesday, the teams last scheduled round-robin match, opting instead to use the time to work on the boat. Artemis Racing is back sailing the teams AC 72 , following a fatal training accident in Maybut has yet to start a Louis Vuitton Cup match. The team says that it intends to compete in the semifinals, marking August 6 as its target date for racing. Jill K. Robinson is an award-winning journalist and adventure seeker. Follow her adventures on dangerjillrobinson.com and Twitter @dangerjr .Jill is an avid kayaker and owner of Half Moon Bay Kayak Company .

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In a somewhat aggressive move, LVMH has revealed its financial share in Hermes has grown from 22.6% to 23.1%, despite being issued a 8 million fine earlier this month . Now, that doesn’t sound like much of climb in everyday numbers, but in the world of stocks and shares? When you’ve already been warned off by official regulating bodies? It’s on a par with flipping the bird. Sparking rumours that family-run Hermes might be in more financial trouble than they’d care to articulate, there’s talk that new shares in the company are being leaked by those at the top, to help to keep the books afloat. Yikes.

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Indonesian fashion designer Eko Nugroho. (JG Photo/Sylviana Hamdani)

Fortunately, it looks like that fearlessness has paid off with a new gig as the face of Louis Vuitton . The actress stars in the fashion house’s autumn/winter 2013-14 campaign, which focuses on two new handbags, the W and the Capucines. Sporting wine-colored lips, dark brows and her signature cropped haircut, Williams looks particularly edgy in the Peter Lindbergh-lensed shots wearing clothing from the fall collection. It’s certainly a far cry from the young girl we met on “Dawson’s Creek.” Of course, this announcement isn’t too surprising — remember how great Williams looked in her show-stopping Louis Vuitton gown at the 2012 Oscars? This partnership is also particularly noteworthy, since it marks the star’s very first major fashion campaign. (Williams did star in the Band of Outsiders lookbook back in 2012, though.) You can catch her new Louis Vuitton ads in Marie Claire France on Aug.

Louis Vuitton shows always remind me of candy-cane land, where everythings made of bubbles and cotton candy, she smiled to the latest edition of UK magazine InStyle. Its a big spectacle. After this were heading off to Le Marais to eat lovely food and drink lovely wine. I really want caviar , thats what I want. And Bison Grass vodka. The super chic 24-year-old attended Comic-Con in San Diego in July where she made a stand out appearance in a monochrome Balenciaga outfit. The Godzilla star previously revealed that she doesnt have the same eye for her make-up as she does for her style.

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Check out the vid to see what the big to do is about the SyFy flick and watch omg! Insider for more of the latest in entertainment news. More Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Gucci were the top three global luxury brands of 2013, with Fendi and Coach entering the top 10 for the first time, a study said Wednesday. The 2013 BrandZ Top 100, a ranking of the most valuable global brands compiled by research firm MillwardBrown, found luxury firms struggling with the need to balance exclusivity with attracting new customers through use of social media. “On Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media platforms, brands across the luxury spectrum mediated the tension between the exclusivity that protects brand desirability and the inclusivity needed to attract new customers,” it said. The survey said luxury brands had become more “accessible, collaborative and experimental”. After a modest purchase, for example, a firm might send a thank you note on twitter while a couture fashion customer might receive an invitation to an exclusive show. Handbag firm Coach owed its position at number 10 on the list to its presence in China where it added 30 stores by the end of 2012, taking its total there to 69.

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He ultimately agreed to take on the project because he believed it was a new challenge and rare opportunity for him. For the scarfs design, Eko created two oil paintings within six months. Louis Vuitton chose one of Ekos paintings and produced it as a scarf. They gave me freedom to experiment and express my talents as an artist, and I truly respect them for that, Eko said. He also had the right to approve the final design, which he named Republik Tropis, before it went into production. Indonesia is a tropical republic, Eko said. Its a country rich in flora, fauna, arts and traditions and Ive tried to encapsulate all that in my design. The square silk scarf features a circular mythical figure at the center. It looks like a giant crabs claw consisting of Indonesian fruits and vegetables, including pineapples, dragon fruits and cassava leaves, as well as ocean reefs and sea shells. Among the flora and fauna in the mythical figure is a pair of masked male and female faces.

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