By Marquita Harris, July 13th, 2010
Madonna and Dolce & Gabbana have joined forces again for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2011 campaign. Shot by Steven Klein, the crisp black and white photos feature Ms. Ciccone reconnecting with her namesake’s roots, while cinematic she-wolf and Italian actress Anna Magnani plays inspiration behind the pop powerhouse’s character. Each frame represents an introspective view into a charming yet everyday Italian lifestyle: picking up items from the market with her son (think: Magnani’s flick Mamma Roma), attending Sunday family brunch, mending a skirt with granny and (a personal fave) grappling with chickens in a rosette-clad jacket. The verdict? Madonna looks beautiful, and the lifestyle is enviable. And any collection where one can rock crucifixes on the street and not look like a clergy member is kind of thrilling.
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