Lady Gaga’s Dog Asia Kinney Lands Coach Handbags Campaign (PHOTO)
Lady Gaga’s dog, Asia Kinney, has been tapped as one of the new faces of Coach’s fall handbag campaign. The singer announced the news on Tuesday by sharing a Twitter photo of Asia sitting on someone’s lap with a blue Edie Coach bag around her body (see right and below). She captioned the photo, “I’m so proud to announce my puppy @MissAsiaKinney is the star & face of COACH this season!” Gaga added, “My pup @MissAsiaKinney is proud that COACH has made a sizable donation on her behalf to the Chicago French Bulldog Rescue! #philanthropig.”
Photographer Steven Meisel shot an entire campaign series featuring famous canines each posing with a different Coach handbags from the brand’s fall collection. “I am so proud of Miss Asia! She’s a natural in front of the camera,” added Gaga, noting, “I really love getting to watch my best friend be a star.”
Lady Gaga’s dog, who has her own Twitter and Instagram pages, also announced the campaign tweeting, “I’m so proud to post my first photos as the face of @Coach for this year’s #CoachPups Campaign.” The ads are expected to be appear online and in print, beginning in July. Check out Asia Kinney’s Coach pups campaign below, and tell us what you think.