Mila Kunis embodies old Hollywood glamour in return as the face of Miss Dior
14:57 GMT, 13 July 2012
It's been decades since Hollywood's Golden Age, but Mila Kunis, as one of this generation's most in-demand stars, epitomises that old-school glamour in a new campaign for Christian Dior.
The Black Swan actress, whose first ad for the luxury fashion label debuted in January, smoulders in her return as the face of brand's ready-to-wear accessories.
Photographed by Mario Sorrenti with styling by former French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld, the Ukraine-born star, 28, poses with the new Miss Dior handbag.
Glamour: Mila Kunis is at ease amongst throngs of paparazzi in the Autumn 2012 campaign for Miss Dior handbags
According to WWD.com, creatives at
the label aimed to depict Kunis as 'the kind of woman accustomed to
attention from throngs of paparazzi' for the Autumn 2012 handbag campaign.
Indeed, it's not a stretch for the
star, who appeared at Dior's Paris fashion show in March, seeming to
take pride in her role wearing a soft nude palette in a chic lace dress.
There, Mila opened up about her new role as an ambassador for the esteemed fashion house, and her own personal style – describing herself as a 'jeans and T-shirt' kind of girl.
She told WWD: 'I'm honestly just
learning about fashion… In my daily life, I don’t wear the most
feminine pieces. But I love to feel feminine when I’m on the red
A black-and-white vision: The campaign will launch in the August issue
of Elle Hong Kong on July 21, and will appear in worldwide titles in September
Fans of the star might also expect to see her wearing much more of the label at premieres and during the coming awards season.
'I find that Dior is an incredibly
grounded house,' she continued. 'I always thought what Dior does is so
sophisticated, feminine and beautiful.'
And the feeling appears to be mutual. Executives at Dior are besotted with the rising star.
Delphine Arnault, deputy general
manager at Dior, told WWD: 'Mila Kunis is a very talented young
actress… Her performance in Black Swan was remarkable. She is very
Mila's appointment as the face of
Dior follows that of Black Swan co-star Natalie Portman. The stunning
actress, dressed in black, was photographed posing with the Spring 2012 Miss
Sophisticated: Mila also fronted ads for Miss Dior's Spring 2012 collection, released in January
She also joins an illustrious line-up of house models for Dior.
In addition to Natalie Portman, the names count A-listers Marion Cotillard, Jude Law and Charlize Theron.
Mila's latest campaign will launch in the August issue of Elle Hong Kong on July 21, and will appear in worldwide titles in September.
The images will also be unveiled in tandem with a short film on the Miss Dior website next week.
Meanwhile, the actress has a busy production schedule ahead.
She is currently starring in big screen comedy Ted, which sees her alongside Mark Wahlberg in Seth MacFarlane's directorial debut.
Set for release later this year is
her poetic drama Tar, which takes a look at author C.K. Williams' life
over the course of 40 years.
On the red carpet: Mila has previously described herself as a 'jeans and T-shirt' type of girl – appearing on Thursday in a casual ensemble at Comic-Con in San Diego
She also recently wrapped filming on
Blood Ties, co-starring Zoe Saldana and Marion Cotillard, whose husband,
Guillaume Canet, is directing.
The film, along with the highly-anticipated Oz: The Great and Powerful, is expected for release in 2013.
Mila will play Theodora in the movie,
which tells the story of how the The Wizard of Oz and came to be the
ruler of the magical land imagined for the silver screen in 1939.
James Franco is playing the much
beloved conjurer Oz, who has to work out which of a tantalising trio of
witches he can trust in the strange and magical locale.
The enchanting beauties are played by Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila, as Theodora.