Marks & Spencer unveils a new line up of Leading.A group of influential British women take centre stage to define the spirit of the campaign. An international supermodel, a music icon, a campaigner and an acclaimed engineer are just a few of the women that will showcase the M&S Spring / Summer ’14 collection, shot by the iconic fashion photographer Annie Leibovitz.
The Leading Ladies:
Emma ThompsonActress, Screenwriter & Author, Annie Lennox OBESinger/Songwriter & Human Rights Campaigner, Rita OraSinger/Songwriter, AlekWekSupermodel, Activist & Artist, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon OBECampaigner & Life Peer, Lulu KennedyDesigner & Fashion Guru, Rachel KhooChef, Writer and Broadcaster Roma AgrawalStructural Engineer and Advocate for Technical Careers.
The Leading Ladies are presented in four stunning images across quintessentially British settings from a coastal scene to the idyllic countryside. Locations include Camber Sands and the Cotswolds.
Mrs. Mariam Chahin, Head of Marketing, Marks & Spencer Al-Futtaim said, “This campaign is a celebration of style and accomplishment. These dynamic leading ladies represent uniqueness and diversity of modern Britain. They are united in their extraordinary achievements but confident in their differences which resonate beautifully with Middle Eastern women. In their drive to reform the traditional boundaries and excel in varied fields, the women in this region are continuously aiming at new heights of achievement.
The campaign aims to recognize the diverse talent of such inspiring ladies and motivate others to celebrate beauty and its potential to make a change. The focus of this campaign is to inspire and celebrate women, regardless of age or attitude”, Ms. Chahin adds.
The campaign sees a considered edit and interpretation of the season’s strongest trends. A graphic monochromatic palette and abstract prints are dramatically positioned alongside feminine pastels and shimmering metallics to depict a fresh aesthetic.
The campaign is an embodiment of Marks & Spencer’s commitment to British style, outstanding quality and inspired innovation.
Items featured in the campaign are available at Marks and Spencer stores in Dubai Mall and Mall of Emirates from 22nd May 2014.
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