BACKSTAGE: FADED FLORA, EXQUISITE FACES AT THOM BROWNE
Taken backstage at the Thom Browne show this week, and partly in a lift where, in a surreal twist, participants and photographers were trapped for a short period of time, these polaroids are part of a special photo-set captured by Guillaume Cassepiere. As fans of Thom Browne already know surrealism is Browne’s stock in trade when it comes to his runway shows which are always a visual acid trip.
During the runway show models walked around a set that curled around a specially commissioned winter forest around which the models walked. Placed onto this set were beds where male models were bound and tied by their hands and feet. Each of the female models touched the boys and beds with roses as they passed. Another season, another trip into the mind of Thom Browne…
Photos by Guillaume Cassepierre, show produced by Etienne Russo.