Update! Daria and Mert are shooting for an editorial in US Vogue!
I just did an Instagram check and a few familiar faces popped up on my feed! Both Daria and Mert Alas (of photographic duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot) posted some silly photos. It doesn't take much deduction to know that there will be some new work to come from these selfies!
They're both in Venice but it's not clear as to what they're working on. A poster on tFS guessedthat it might be a campaign, and Versace would make a lot of sense but that's already been wrapped up. What do you think?
Either way it's great to see them working together. So far we've just been getting previews of Daria working with photographers so it'll be great to see all of these translated in print.
Some good news for Spanish fans! Daria has work coming up in an issue of Vogue Espana, probably the May 2013 issue. I don't think VE intended this video to be released so early but nonetheless its a sneak peak of an editorial (and hopefully a cover!).
It was shot by Patrick Demarchelier in St Barths. That seems to be the go-to spot for most of Daria's work! The preview reminds me a lot of Daria's work with Satoshi Saikusa and Derek Kettela in 2011, when we got a ton of beach inspired editorials. You can see all of those in the editorial page which is now ... COMPLETE! Yep, definitely took a while but now you can find the biggest collection of Daria's editorial work there. And hopefully we can add this editorial to the 2013 section!
Some screencaps from the video:
Have a great Good Friday for those who are celebrating and happy Friday to everyone else!
I can finally make new posts! Hurray for having an update newer than August 2012 haha! The OnSugar people were very quick to help (thank you!) so now posts can resume normally and hopefully we'll get the discussion and comments we had before.
In Daria related news, Cass Bird has uploaded two more pictures to her Instagram account and one of the photos (black and white, below) looks like the setup for a new photoshoot! Hopefully we get to see more work like this because it is quite beautiful!
And another candid below. Happy Thursday everyone!
March 18 2013 - Cass x Daria Looks like Daria and Cass are hanging out again! This time we don't get an editorial from the two but rather a few Instagram pics. Enjoy the candidness below ... and I didn't think Daria could be anymore awesome but then she went and wore red leather pants. Happy Monday everyone!
source: cassblackbird instagram
March 16 2013 - Lancome Colour Design "Star Eyes" Palette I have another Lancome ad to share with you today! It seems we always get these all at once ... not complaning though! This is another ad for the Lancome Colour Design palettes. There are 12 palettes altogether divided into three groups - "Drama Eyes" (from the March 10 post below), "Doll Eyes" and the one below, "Star Eyes". I've added them all to the Lancome 2013 page for you to check out!
Daria is also on the Lancome home page, seeing as these palettes officially launch mid-March (aka right now!). If you're interested in all of the actual palettes then you can check out the Lancome site by clicking on the image below. credit: Thanks child_in_time @ bellazon.com (Harper's Bazaar US April 2013)! March 12 2013 - Lancome Genifique Eye Light Pearl It looks like another Lancome ad flew under our radar! I stumbled upon a promotional picture for one of Lancome's serums and was 99.9% sure the eyes in the ad were Daria's ...
I held off posting until I found the video spot to accompany the ad and yep it's her! Daria fronts the campaign, for what I'm assuming is the 2012 year, for the Lancome Genifique Eye Light Pearl. Although this product was released as far back as September in Australia it seems like Lancome is really pushing it forward this year. Hopefully you'll see it in print, and enjoy the few seconds or so of Daria in the commercial! Oh, and she's even on the packaging!
Lancome Genifique Eye Light Pearl print advertisements:
Lancome Genifique Eye Light Pearl TV advert:
March 10 2013 - Lancome Hypnose Drama Eyes Hey guys! Long time no post! Unfortunately something with my website is preventing me from making new posts so even though I've been trying to update the site in a few weeks I haven't been able to! So I guess a compromise is best - I'll just keep this one post updated (with dates) and place all the Daria news here!
We finally have a new Lancome ad! I was actually flipping through magazines at my bookstore today to see if there were any new images for the spring season. I was out of luck but fortunately single_lady at the bellazon.com forums found this! This is for Lancome's Hypnose Drama Eyes palette and mascara.
source: single_lady @ bellazon.com
August 19 2012 - Vogue Paris September 2012 Its been almost half a year since we've seen Daria on the cover of Vogue Paris (a very long intermission for anyone who keeps track) but editrice Emmanuelle Alt has placed Daria, along with her other favourites Lara Stone and Kate Moss, on the cover of the September issue.
The covers, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot, feature all three models in the same garments and setting and succeed in highlighting all three models' distinct features. For Daria ... I can't get enough of those eyes.
It seems like this trio is a favourite for photographers these days - perhaps a new version of the nineties Trinity of Linda, Christy and Naomi? They've all been photographed by Bruce Weber in that great July 2008 issue of W. But even I'll admit that they have a long way to go before reaching the status of their predeccessors.
I was so excited to see Daria land another Lancome campaign for this year, until I realized that this campaign that just surfaced a couple of days ago is actually from 2011! April 2011 to be exact, when Lancome released an abundance of fragrances, all with Daria as the spokesmodel.
Either way, it's good to see Daria continuing her work with Lancome, even though this image is from last year ... I think we fans need to step up our game - imagine how many "unseen" Lancome campaigns there have been from the past, if we couldn't find this one from last year until now!
Daria and Inez and Vinoodh are at it again! This time for the February 2012 issue of Vogue Paris. I've mentioned in the past year that its a shame Daria's presence in Vogue Paris has been lacking, especially with the appointance of Emmanuelle Alt (a Daria champion) as editor-in-chief. Our wishes were answered with the rumor that Daria would front the February 2012 issue, and now less than a month later we get to see the finished product!
Daria was photographed by Inez and Vinoodh in a very cabaret-esque, Elvis hairdo, Old Hollywood, camp inspired look ... a lot of adjectives but somehow it comes together! The title reads a 66-page editorial shot in Las Vegas and if the cover is any indication of what is to come then expect a lot of classic "Inez and Vinoodh in the big city".
I'll withold my judgement until I see the full thing but for now the cover and this preview image should hold us off until we see the other 64 pages! From the little blurb in French (translation below the image) the editorial seems to focus on Daria as the "real Daria" - the one who journeys the amazon with shamans, sails and who has just bought a house in Ireland (lucky her!). I can't wait to see if this editorial features a little interview with Daria. It's always interesting to hear what she's up to.
"Daria Body & Soul: 5 covers, 20 editorials, 70 pages this month. 8 years of crazy love between Vogue Paris and Daria Werbowy ... this time it is far from the runways, the glitter, and the world of fashion that the muse - a little wild - of Lancôme finds her balance. Instead she finds herself journeying with the shamans, in the middle of the ocean, or cut off from the world in her new home in Ireland. A beautiful soul in a pure state."
P.S. For Daria fans out there, this is Daria's sixth Vogue Paris cover! In my opinion she definitely deserves more ;)
source: Vogue Paris facebook.com page via tentalicious at tFS and vogue.fr
Back in 2008, when The Daria Files was in its first year, she appeared on the cover of Elle Belgium. It was an adorable feature in which she toured and shopped in the city of Brussels Belgium. The photographer was Lalo Gonzalez, and thanks to Megan of Daria Werbowy Gallery, we get to see two unpublished shots from that day!
I think you readers know, more than anyone, that I love to see unpublished photos - especially when they are as beautiful as these. Circa 2007 - 2008 were my favourite "Daria years" and I think these photos do their best of explaining why. She had dark hair, pale skin ... and a certain allure about her that I don't think she's translated in the past year or two. But I'll leave it at that, and just hope enjoy these photos!
Daria made her return to H&M for 2012 in our last post and now she's back with another one of her longtime collaborations - Lancome! Daria, Arlenis Sosa and Hanaa Ben are photographed by Mario Testino for the Spring 2012 Lancome makeup collection.
I don't know if it's just me but Lancome's ads seem to be getting worse and worse! It's nice to see Daria still captivates Lancome after seven years together (2005 was her first campaign) but the art direction on this campaign is tacky. At least Daria looks great but the added plastic flowers and awkward placements aren't doing anything.
I'd love to see Daria do another solo campaign for Lancome soon but for now it's great to add another campaign to her Spring 2012 season.
And if you haven't already check out the Lancome page on this site - it is completely updated!
Daria and H&M are back at it again with a new campaign for 2012! If you visit the H&M site Daria's image is the first thing that greets you! It's not clear what campaign this image is from but hopefully Daria fronts the spring 2012 campaign for H&M like she has done in the past! If you want to see more of Daria's work with H&M visit the campaign page - I just uploaded a bunch of her past advertisements with the Swedish brand.
An extensive site on Daria Werbowy the Polish born Ukranian-Canadian model who stormed the fashion world with her irresistible laid back look and those feline eyes. Candids, backstage images, editorials and covers can all be found here.