Dior signs up ANOTHER Black Swan star as Mila Kunis is named label's newest face
Natalie Portman's campaigns for Miss Dior Cherie fragrance have been hailed a huge success since they launched at the beginning of last year.
Now Mila Kunis is following in the footsteps of her Black Swan co-star, as she has just been named the latest celebrity name to join the label's ranks of A-list models.
The softly-lit campaign for the label's spring 2012 collection sees the Ukraine-born actress, 28, dressed in black, posing with the new Miss Dior handbag.
Face value: Mila Kunis has followed in the footsteps of Black Swan co-star Natalie Portman by appearing in a campaign for Dior. The actress is fronting ads for the spring 2012 collection
It is a major coup for a girl who describes herself as a 'jeans and T-shirt' type.
Miss Kunis 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 carpet.'
Indeed, it seems we can 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.'
Sophisticated: The high-profile ad is a major coup for a girl who describes herself as a 'jeans and T-shirt' type
The feeling is mutual too – bosses at Dior are besotted with the rising star, who last year starred alongside Justin Timberlake in Friends With Benefits.
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
Explaining why Dior was looking to Hollywood for its campaigns, she added: 'Christian Dior designed several costumes for the movies and
maintained personal relationships with such actresses as Marlene
Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, Ava Gardner, Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Liz
Taylor and Grace Kelly.
Fashionable footsteps: Miss Kunis's Black Swan co-star Natalie Portman in the Miss Dior Cherie fragrance ad
Dancing queens: Portman (left) and Kunis (right) in Darren Aronofsky's 2010 ballet thriller Black Swan
'It is thus only natural for the
house of Dior to continue to develop a very specific and personal
relationship with actresses.'
Miss Kunis, who admits posing for Dior 'wasn't the hardest thing to do', joins an illustrious line-up of house models for Dior.
As well as Miss Portman, the names count A-listers Marion Cotillard, Jude Law and Charlize Theron.
The campaign will launch in China later this month, appearing in U.S. titles from the end of January.