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Ottolinger’s Sci-Fi Inspired Campaign Features Illustrated Models

Berlin-based label collaborated with artist Julien Ceccaldi to illustrate their favorite looks from their AW19 collection

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Berlin-based brand Ottolinger have collaborated with artist Julien Ceccaldi on a Fall Winter 2019 advertising campaign. Designers Christa Bösch and Cosima Gadient hired the NYC-based artist to illustrate their favorite looks from the collection.


The collection is mainly inspired by Liu Cixin’s Sci-Fi novel The Three-Body Problem, so it was completely natural for the designers to ditch IRL models for a more fantastic representation. 

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We used a different medium this season because we wanted to transform the combination of the ordinary and the fantastic. – Christa Bösch and Cosima Gadie

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Bösch and Gadient eluded the traditional casting process, and instead picked out Ceccaldi’s skeleton-like characters as their models this season. The artist then dressed them up with their favorite looks from the AW19 collection which he translated into his own style. – from the brand

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