Balenciaga Fall 11/12 Campaign by Steven Meisel
Balenciaga designer Nicholas Ghesquiere always has a knack for linking unusual inspirations and visual elements. In the latest campaign, shot by Steven Meisel, models Julia Nobis, Liya Kebede, Liisa Winkler, Milou Van Groesen, Juliane Gruner, and Carla Gebhart strut their stuff in a gothic Harlem church, forming tableaux of movement akin to a classical painting. These scenes are juxtaposed with the clinical lines of a tiled space – a complete opposite to the church setting yet somehow the two make perfect sense together.
They have also released a behind the scenes video: