Camilla Staerk’s Cinematic Vanitas

Camilla Staerk

Forget about fashion trends. The latest trend in the industry isn’t sartorial, it’s celluloid. Seriously. There have been enough designer short films screening around town the last few weeks to fill a multiplex.

But while Camilla Staerk got in on the action last week, she’s no Camilla-come-lately. In fact, the Danish-born designer, who debuted her film, “Vanitas,” at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, is married to well-known avant-garde filmmaker, Barnaby Roper, who routinely screens his work on SHOWstudio and NOWNESS (where you can watch the video). Camilla also put a new twist on the fashion film by using it to launch her Spring 2012 collection, about eight weeks before the rest of the fashion flock will be showing their spring wares at NYFW. Way to get a jump on things!
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July 20, 2011