Roberto Cavalli has chosen Italian model Elisa Sednaoui as the face of his new women’s fragrance, forthcoming in February 2012.
‘As Cavalli house model, I feel like I have a tiger inside,’ Sednaoui said. ‘I’m blessed and very grateful to have the opportunity to be the face of the Roberto Cavalli fragrance’.
Cavalli, an avowed friend of all tigers, described Sednaoui as a natural choice for the print and TV ad campaign.
‘Elisa is self-confident and she has an amazing personality,’ he said. ‘She has got this animal side, she is enthusiastic, really sexy with a stunning body and hypnotic eyes. She is the woman every woman would like to be, so she is the real Cavalli woman.’
A longtime ELLE style crush, Sednaoui is a favourite of Karl Lagerfeld’s—the Chanel designer cast her as a model in his mythology-themed 2011 Pirelli calendar. She fronted Giorgio Armani’s S/S ’11 campaign and boasts Christian Louboutin as her godfather, making her something of fashion royalty. The woman every woman would want to be? We'll say...