by Jeremy Danté

inspired by haiti, where donna karan has been devoting most of her time after their natural disaster in 2010. as a representation of the spring collection showcased graphics inspired by haitian artist philippe dodard as russell james captured those prints for karan’s SS12 campaign. seen here, adriana lima of marilyn management is this season’s face as haiti also serves as the campaigns backdrop. a first for lima, donna karan gushed about the brazilian supermodel saying, “i have never used her before, i am totally in love with her..she shows the heart and soul of haiti.” of the new season in campaigns it seems as though victoria’s secret is out & that secret is the angels. most popular for her work with the lingerie giant, adriana has been walking the annual runway show for victoria’s secret for 10 years. after the show aired just last month, lima is considered one of the shows greatest assets & her presence each year is expected. over the course of lima’s career, we’ve seen her venture in to more high end ventures of modeling rather than the ultra sexy commercial work she has done with VS. as seen in her strong, unbreakable gaze, lima channels yet another dimension of versatility as a model & is a beautiful choice for the spring season. considering her contracts with victoria’s secret & her cosmetic contract with maybelline, adriana is among fashion’s top earning & ranks as their #1 sexiest. [source]