“Summer Style with Eva Mendes” is the latest campaign for summer 2011 coming from the European department store Peek & Cloppenburg. And obviously it was Eva Mendes the sultry beauty to model for the retailer’s catalog and online campaign. Photographed by Norman Jean Roy alongside male models Ben Hill and Tyson Ballou, the 37-year-actress proves she’s not just sensual and uber-sexy, but also spontaneous and fun.

Speaking about Eva in the video, Ulrike Holtschlag, Peek & Cloppenburg stylist, said that the actress exudes femininity and perfectly embodies their vision when it comes to women’s fashion. “She truly stands for a feminine touch and emphasizes the trend we are pursuing in ladies’ fashion”.

The campaign takes us on a journey to different corners of the world such as Sydney, Rio de Janeiro, Las Vegas, and Coney Island. In fact, Eva poses against impressive backdrops that remind us of these incredible places. The actress wears a series of summer outfits, from laid-back tops and pants to elegant dresses and blazers, showing that you can look stylish and chic even while traveling and with the minimum amount of effort.

Peek & Cloppenburg is an international chain of fashion department stores in several countries including Austria, Belgium, Serbia, Slovakia, Croatia, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, and Switzerland. For summer 2011, the brand’s style is characterized by a classic vibe brought by flowing dresses and the timeless blazer. In fact, the old faithful blazer is considered as being this season’s must-have due to its huge versatility that allows us to create an array of looks.

In the campaign for Peek & Cloppenburg, Eva Mendes shows us why she is so loved by designers and her fans. Eva is not just an attractive women, but she is also extremely open, she laughs a lot, looks relaxed, and chats with the stylists and the photographer.

Eva was also named the new face of Angel by Thierry Mugler and the company said that, “Ms. Mendes mesmerized Mugler with her independence, determination and humor”. Besides, she became global ambassador and a part of Reebok and the Reetoners for the EasyTone spring/summer 2011 collection, a footwear and apparel toning line.

Photos courtesy of Peek & Cloppenburg