The stars in the lens of Steven Klein
The new Philipp Plein ad campaign appears the vision of superheroes and the future. «In a neon-lit futureworld, filled with turmoil and danger, the battle between good and evil rages on. Under attack from invisible forces, everyone must choose a side in this epic fight to the end. The struggle is real but there is hope. We need to search deep inside ourselves to find the belief, strength and determination to become superhuman. We can harness hidden powers within us all. Regardless of gender, nationality or age, we can be heroes…», — so the new ad campaign has been described by Philipp Plein. As the statement and photo shoot which is more like a superhero action movie.
At the photos, lensed by Steven Klein, turns futuristic battle between Chris Brown, Carmen Dell’Orefays, Soo Joo Park and Crystal Rennes. Singer and actor Chris Brown has collaborated with Philipp Plein during Milan fashion week, performing on the show. And now he became the face of the brand. Campaign star can be named 85-year-old model Carmen Dell’Orefays representing dresses and classic suit. Korean model Soo Joo Park expands established in the modeling business idea of beauty. She is known for collaboration with Emporio Armani, Alexis Mabille, Vivienne Westwood, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Joanna Mastroianni, Chanel, Max Mara and other brands, as well as covers for Dazed & Confused, PPaper Fashion, Grey, Vogue, Elle and W Magazine. Crystal Renn, one of the most successful plus-size model, graced covers for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, L’Officiel and other magazines.
In the Fall/Winter 2016 season Philipp Plein announces black as main color: leather shoes, evening gown, studded with sequins, jacket, black leather jackets and outerwear, trimmed with fur. Particularly noteworthy reference to the superhero costume, descended from the pages of comic books — modern Catwoman would have liked the leather suit, decorated with silvering pattern resembling spider’s web, made both with narrow trousers and short shorts. In the continuation of topics Philipp Plein presented several suits that cover almost the entire body: black, decorated with a scattering of crystals and shiny silver.
Superheroes theme will not soon leave Philipp Plein campaigns. Photographer Steven Klein is working on a new project for the brand. The main inspiration for which were old American comics and modern heroes: The Dark Knight and The Avengers.