Space Traveler – Suvi Koponen fronts the fall 2012 campaign from Alexander McQueen looking like a traveler from another dimension in David Sim’s striking studio images. Styled after the runway show, Suvi sports a platinum blonde coif and voluminous, mushroom shapes in pastel hues. Topped off with sci-fi style visors, the extraterrestrial beauty explores her surroundings with a futuristic elegance.
Miami McQueen – Alexander McQueen launches a new concept store in Miami, Florida with an inspiration of flora, fantasy and fauna. There are references to Alexander McQueen signatures throughout the store such as the curved seams of a heritage tailored jacket, smashed porcelain show pieces and the “armadillo” shoe are echoed in everything from ceiling rafts to plaster panel mouldings and flooring. The color palette is in ivory, gold, lilac and rose and will be featured in McQueen stores worldwide soon.
The Kate Factor – Supermodel Kate Moss looks radiant as she covers the June-July edition of Harper’s Bazaar US. Wearing a feathered Alexander McQueen piece, Kate poses for Terry Richardson’s lens with a bold red lip and smokey eyes. Check out a preview of the story shot in Jamaica under the cut.
Harper’s Bazaar: Kate Moss
McQueen’s Cyber Luxe – After four seasons at the helm, Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton really came into her own with the label’s fall 2012 preview presented during the second to last day of Paris Fashion Week. Voluminous mushroom-like shapes dominated the catwalk complete with ruffled capes, fur-adorned sleeves and organza covered gowns. A color palette of inky black, scarlet red, powder pink and ivory set the stage for the dramatic silhouettes that were more evening wear fantasy than ready-to-wear. Sleek visors and barbell shaped belts in techno silver brought a futuristic vibe to the shaggy designs. Burton also injected some romanticism into the stunning display with feminine silhouettes and mid-drift baring tops.
Otherworldly Creature – Zuzanna Bijoch is tapped for Alexander McQueen’s spring 2012 campaign, shot by David Sims. Wearing creative director Sarah Burton’s romantic designs, Zuzanna is an ethereal vision in powder pink and blood-red.
Dark Elegance at McQueen – Sarah Burton’s airy and light creations get a dark touch for Alexander McQueen’s spring 2012 collection. Dramatic shapes and embellishments define the McQueen woman for the new season in hues of gold, blush, lilac, black and ivory. Creating a marriage between fairytale princess and bondage vixen with peekaboo head pieces, Burton delivered lace, chiffon and silk ensembles that were classic yet modern at the same time.
Reign of McQueen – Starring in yet another campaign for the fall 2011 season, Raquel Zimmermann serves as the face for Alexander McQueen’s most recent advertisements lensed by David Sims. Shot in a desolate, post-apocalyptic setting, Sarah Burton’s dramatic and detailed orientated designs shine amidst clouds and rock.
Tough Resort – Alexander McQueen’s resort 2012 collection found creative director Sarah Burton once again using militaristic accents for a collection of tough elegance. From delicate lace skirts to belted trenches, the McQueen woman exudes strength and beauty with detail orientated designs juxtaposed with strict structure.
Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton continues to bring her own voice to the label with its fall 2011 collection. Featuring powerful creations ranging from black clad vixens to snow white ice queens, Burton injected some fairy-tale spirit into the McQueen aesthetic with leather paneling, fur trims and feathers.
Photographer Jermaine Francis is back for the most recnet issue of Crash with an Alexander McQueen special starring Jade Parfitt. Styled by Olly Paton, Jade dons looks from McQueen’s fall 2010 collection.