Fall 2011 Menswear Preview

Alexandre Plokhov
"For this collection, I was looking at industrial photography. Specifically, I am interested in the idea of 'de-industrialization'—massive factories filled with flywheels, turbines, hoists, and incinerators—all the bygone symbols of Western industrial might, now completely immobile and irrevocably obsolete. I was instantly attracted to the majesty of all this redundant machinery and tried to imagine the people who made it work…"

Former Cloak and Versace designer Alexandre Plokhov debuts his new, namesake menswear collection by appointment in Paris this season.

Photo: Courtesy of Alexandre Plokhov