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balenciaga1 Juliane Gruner, Laura Kampman, Rosie Tapner & Kirstin Liljegren for Balenciaga Spring 2012 Campaign by Steven Meisel

Balenciaga KidsBalenciaga taps a cast of model newcomers for its spring 2012 campaign shot by Steven Meisel. The new season features Juliane Gruner, Laura Kampman, Rosie Tapner and Kirstin Liljegren in a disarrayed hotel room setting. Styled by Marie-Amelie Sauvé, spring’s rigid silhouettes and clean lines are juxtaposed with messy hair by Guido Paulo smudged eyes by Pat McGrath.

balenciaga Laura Kampman for Balenciaga Spring 2012 Campaign by Steven Meisel

Laura Kampman is dazed and confused for the spring 2012 campaign from Balenciaga, photographed by Steven Meisel. The campaign also stars Juliane Grüner, Rosie Tapner and Kirstin Liljegre (all unpictured) shot on location in New York City with styling by Marie-Amelie Sauvé. (WWD) / Makeup by Pat McGrath, Hair by Guido Paulo

balenciaga Balenciaga Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Balenciaga’s Sculpted SpringBalenciaga’s spring 2012 collection made news with multiple benches collapsing before the show even began leaving editors and other show-goers all standing. Nonetheless, the show went on with creative director Nicolas Ghesquière’s vision for the new season on full display, including his signature play on shapes. Bulky jackets and sculpted dress silhouettes dominated the runway as well as high-waisted shorts. A change from fall’s bold coils, strips and netting, the Balenciaga woman took on metallic panels and abstract prints for spring in a showing of pure modern clothing.

balenciagacampaign Balenciaga Fall 2011 Campaign | Liya Kebede, Julia Nobis, Juliane Gruner & Others by Steven Meisel

Balenciaga WorldBalenciaga enlists a large cast full of established and new faces including Liya Kebede, Milou Van Groesen, Julia Nobis, Juliane Gruner, Carla Gebhart and Liisa Winkler. Photographed by Steven Meisel, the girls sport designer Nicolas Ghesquière’s futuristic vision with stoic elegance.

balenciagafall Balenciaga Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Balenciaga’s outing for fall 2011 was a strong one with creative director Nicolas Ghesquière’s futuristic vision taking on thick leather coils and vertical stripes. Color blocking also made an appearance alongside a fishnet pattern which was blown up to cover sleeves and even whole dresses. The Balenciaga woman looked armored this season, taking on a juxtaposition of hard and soft materials for a story of contrast.

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