Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams has been tapped to appear in Louis Vuitton's new fall 2006 and winter 2007 ad campaigns.
The nationwide advertisements will feature the rapper/producer surrounded by monogrammed Louis Vuitton suitcases, as well as the fashion house's new Innsbruck carryall bag.
"We brought to this campaign a touch of the street, elevated to a rich, modern chic that embodies the message of our ready-to-wear, accessories and bags," said Vuitton's artistic director Marc Jacobs.
The women's campaign features a variety of models, including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Daria Werbowy
"Working with beautiful, iconic and powerful faces, we created compositions that boldly display Vuitton's exquisite, super-luxe style," said Jacobs. "What we were aiming for was a relentless portrayal of the chic, powerful women who will covet this season's
The ads were shot by frequent Vuitton photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
Williams is also gearing up to release his solo album In My Mind, which hits store July 25 on Star Trak/Interscope.