There was an excitement and a sadness in the air at the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty preview at the V&A, excitement at the exhibition finally coming home – we’ve waited nearly five years, as well as a sense of remembrance at who Lee Alexander McQueen was, and the legacy he has left with his creativity and talent.
When these pics of Kate Moss starring in the latest Alexander McQueen campaign dropped into my inbox yesterday I may have squealed a little, OK a lot, as not only does Kate look incredible with her cropped bleached yellow hair, but because her co-star is a mini Mossy, a replica doll version of the model.
When it comes to dreaming about designer dolls I would love to add to my Barbie collection, Alexander McQueen is top of that list, the drama and detail in the label’s designs would look amazing on my favourite doll, and now that I have seen this campaign I want to believe it might happen.
If the campaign wasn’t amazing enough, photographer Steven Klein has also directed a haunting short film inspired by the Sixties British cult thriller, Peeping Tom, and you see the film through the eyes of an unknown voyeur who follows Kate through a darkened street in East London.
As well as loving the eerie campaign, lusting over a mini Mossy doll, I can’t believe that this is the first time the British supermodel has fronted a campaign for the brand – that seems crazy considering what a supporter of the label she has been. All I can say is that it was worth the wait – I love this dark campaign.
Anyone else really want an Alexander McQueen mini Mossy doll?
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Alexander McQueen has unveiled its dramatic and beautiful autumn/winter 2013 campaign featuring British model Edie Campbell in a black and white shoot captured by David Sims.
While the studio setting might make this campaign seem simple, it is far from it, instead the shots have been captured perfectly to show off the exquisite detailing of the AW13 collection, from the luxurious pearl-adorned bodices to the striking Elizabethan-inspired silhouettes with the nipped in waists and hoop skirts, the incredibly crafted leather and metal embroidery, as well as those opulent face guards.
This campaign is beautiful, the shots looks like pieces of art, and they certainly make an impact – I will be surprised if anyone can flick by these adverts in a magazine come autumn.
What do you think of McQueen’s latest campaign?