It is the seasonal sport which makes for great water-cooler conversation and heavy March and September issues. While the medium of consuming is evolving, the fact is that content is still king. The Impression loves watching each campaign unfold, often starting with the tease of a single image and eventually blossoming into a full fledged campaign. And every once in awhile as we speed along through all those magazine pages, online ads, and films something will jump out and make us stop … give pause … reflect … admire … and impress.

We didn’t just stumble upon our name. We were inspired by those that rose to the top and wanted to champion and celebrate their achievements.

Here are THE IMPRESSION’S TOP ACCESSORY ADS OF SPRING 2016.


BY KENNETH RICHARD 

Anya Hindmarch

Agency | DJA
Creative Director | DJA
Photographer | Charlie Engman
Model | Misha Hart at Viva
Stylist | Mattias Karlsson


Chanel

Photographer | Karl Lagerfeld
Model | Cara Delevingne


Coach

Agency | Baron + Baron
Creative Director | Fabien Baron
Photographer | Steven Meisel
Models | Alice Metza, Ally Ertel, Niels Trispel, Rianne van Rompaey, Shelby Hayes, Sora Choi, Xavier Buestel, & Lexi Boling
Stylist | Karl Templer
Hair | Guido Palau
Makeup | Pat McGrath
Set Designer | Mary Howard


Dior

Agency | Baron&Baron
Creative Director | Fabien Baron
Photographer | Mario Sorrenti
Model | Jennifer Lawrence


Jimmy Choo

Agency | Laird + Partners
Creative Director | Trey Laird
Jimmy Choo Creative Director | Sandra Choi
Photographer | Cass Bird
Models | Nadja Bender & David Alexander Flinn
Stylist | Melanie Ward
Hair | Bob Recine
Makeup | Frank B


Kurt Geiger

Agency | Saturday Group
Photographer | Erik Torstensson
Model | Karlie Kloss


Louis Vuitton

Photographers | Bruce Weber & Juergen Teller
Models | Fernanda Ly, Jaden Smith, Jean Campbell, Rianne van Rompaey, & Sarah Branoon
Stylist | Marie-Amélie Sauvé
Hair | Jimmy Paul & Paul Hanlon
Makeup | James Kaliardos


 

Stuart Weitzman

Photographer | Mario Testino
Creative Director | Susan Duffy & Amir Zia
Stylist | Sarajane Hoare
Models | Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls & Lily Aldridge
Makeup | James Kaliardos


Valentino

Agency | REM Ruini E Mariotti
Creative Director | Riccardo Ruini
Photographer | Terry Richardson


Versace

Agency | GB65
Creative Director | Giovanni Bianco
Photographer | Steven Klein
Models | Gigi Hadid, Natasha Poly, Raquel Zimmerman, Lukasz Grabowski, Benjamin Benedek, Nathaniel Vissier
Stylist | Jacob Kjeldgaard Women’s, David Bradshaw Men’s
Hair | Jimmy Paul
Make-Up | Lucia Pieroni
Casting | Piergiorgio Del Moro


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