Sam Smith Is the New Face of Balenciaga Men
Sam Smith has been on the cover of countless magazines, but now it looks like he'll be the face of one major design house. The "Stay With Me" singer has been named the new face of Balenciaga Men's Fall/Winter 2015 campaign.
"Beyond his tremendous talent, Sam Smith conveys a quiet elegance and a subtle sensuality that are perfect for Balenciaga," said Balenciaga creative director Alexander Wang in a press release. "He represents both sensitivity and power -- the dualities of the Balenciaga man."
Not only did Sam pose wearing the designer threads in a series of black-and-white pictures, but photographer and videographer Josh Olins also shot a visual at Centrestage Studios in Londo. The British crooner dons a number of looks from this year's fall and winter collection, which "takes inspiration from the purity of forms found in nature to create an austere and timeless aesthetic."
"I am absolutely honoured [sic] to have been chosen to be the face of Balenciaga," Sam explained in a statement. "I have been a devoted fan of the brand for a while now. "I love how intimate it feels, and how involved Alexander has been and is with the brand. I never in my wildest dreams thought I'd be wearing these clothes let alone modelling them. So this is a dream come true, and I hope the beginning of a lovely long relationship with Alexander and the House."
While you can watch the video on the Balenciaga website now, the photos will debut in publications around the world starting in August. Take a look at a sneak peek of the campaign below.
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