A MCGREGOR MOMENT: Speaking of high-profile stars in ad campaigns, motorcycle-mad Scotsman Ewan McGregor will appear in Belstaff’s fall ad campaign, which begins shooting in the U.K. today, WWD has learned. McGregor will appear alongside male and female models in the lifestyle campaign that will be shot by Craig McDean at Goodwood, the estate in West Sussex famous for its annual Festival of Speed motor racing competition. The ads will break in the September issues of titles including Vogue, W, Bazaar and GQ.
Gwyneth Paltrow has a new fragrance deal under the belt of her little black dress: Boss Nuit Pour Femme.
Hugo Boss will today reveal that the London-based American actress will appear in the TV, print, and online campaigns for its latest women’s fragrance, inspired by the elegance and sensuality of the little black dress.
“We are delighted to welcome Gwyneth Paltrow to the Hugo Boss family as the face of our new Boss Black female signature scent,” said Gerd Von Podewils, global marketing director for Hugo Boss Fragrances, P&G Prestige, who is in London for the press launch today. “She is the perfect complement to Boss Fragrances.”
The pre-launches are slated for August, with a global rollout in September.
“I was honored and very happy to be chosen as the face of Boss Nuit Pour Femme,” said Paltrow, who will be presenting the fragrance later today at Sanderson Hotel in London.
Speculation is rampant in the industry that Australia's Next Top Model (ANTM) winner, Montana Cox, is replacing Samantha Harris as David Jones' Youth Fashion Ambassador. ... Since then, the eloquent 18-year-old has hit the runway for the world's top labels including Lanvin and Chanel, and she's earmarked for a new Oscar de la Renta campaign.