WITHWhat happens when one of fashion’s most iconic and celebrated artists meets one of the world’s most beloved brands? Shiny, creative and aesthetic. This is what happened to the American photographer Steven Meisel and Colossus Zarafor the special capsule collection dedicated to autumn-winter 2023. Thus, Meisel’s long-standing professional relationship with Zara reaches a new level, in which the photographer himself transforms key elements of his wardrobe into a collection of clothing and accessories for women and men. The leitmotif of the clothing and advertising campaign is black and white, completely current, but rich in history and references to the past.
Icing on the cake? A stunning cast of supermodels from Linda Evangelista To Amber Vallettafrom Irina Shayk To Gigi Hadidwho posed in front of Meisel’s lens for his Zara Fall/Winter 2023 collection.
Meisel himself endorses this: every photograph of him, no matter how surreal or extravagant, is a reflection of what he is experiencing at the moment, thus becoming an autobiographical experience. There capsule collection Created for Zara is no exception. The starting point is really Meisel himself and all the garments that best represent him. So there’s no shortage jeans, sweatshirts, coat, trap hatbandanas and engineering boots. Among the aesthetic influences that most inspired Meisel – here as in his work – are the pop music of the sixties, fashion of the seventies, grunge and the rock and roll universe of the nineties.
Steven Meisel New York for Zara autumn-winter 2023
There plaid shirt, the plaid shirt, a symbol of grunge fashion, was the protagonist of one of the most famous fashion editorials of the early nineties, written by Meisel. Today, the same piece of clothing is ready to live a second youth, renewed and reworked, but always irresistible, portrait close to the waist Amber Valletta. Thus, the collaboration with Zara gives Steven Meisel the opportunity to bring together the top models who brought his most famous photographs to life, from Linda Evangelistain leather version, Eva Herzigova AND Liya Kebedein enveloping and cozy outfits in Total Black style.
There is no shortage of “recruits” either. Gigi Hadidfor example, charms in a loose sweater dress upsetwith perfect nineties taste. Kaia Gerberinstead, he wears a T-shirt with the capsule logo and leather pants.
Between must have items from capsule collection Designed by Steven Meisel, this crocodile print leather coat with crew neck is a standout. biker jacket in leather, leather pants with laces and knee-high boots.
Steven Meisel New York available on Zara.com and select stores starting today, September 18, 2023.
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