Back in December I previewed Victoria\’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima’s pics from the upcoming Spring/Summer 2012 campaign for Donna Karan\’s as photographed by Victoria\’s Secret photographer Russell James in Haiti.Â Russell has been kind enough to post some new images from the campaign for us.
He shared the following on his facebook page about the photoshoot:
“It has been an amazing partnership with Haiti that has lead to this advertising campaign. Together with Haiti’s leading film and production center Cine Institute, artist Philippe Dodard and so many others in Haiti we hope we have crafted a campaign that give a glimpse of the ‘real’ Haiti. Because of the media saturation of tragic images I was shocked to find such a beautiful and artful country completely full of optimism. The vision and passion of Donna Karan and the support of Clinton Global Initiative played a huge role in creating this opportunity.THANK YOU to the people of Haiti who gave us all the great privilege of being a part of showing the true Haiti. And thank you Adriana Lima!!!” – Russell James
DK was inspired by the Haitian\’s after they were struck by the earthquake in 2010 and has been working with local artisans on the new designs with the black and white graphics inspired by Haitian artist Philippe Dodard.
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