Update: you can now view a full gallery of campaign images after the break. And yes – the Art Deco elements are definitely in full force.

Mert & Marcus are still the photographers of choice for Gucci, this time shooting the fashion house’s campaign for spring 2012. While the solid gold backdrop could be something from the opulent side of the ’40s, there’s little about the outfits – worn by Abbey Lee Kershaw and Karmen Pedaru – that’s suggestive of the overt “Hard Deco” theme that graced the runway.

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Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign
Abbey Lee Kershaw & Karmen Pedaru: Gucci S/S '12 campaign

Perhaps further imagery from the campaign will head further down the ‘Deco path.

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