Role: Creative Director, Show Producer, and Brand Consultant
CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year recipient Michael Bastian collaborated with Stefan Campbell on his New York Fashion Week runway presentations for twelve seasons. The themes for his collections ranged from artist Andrew Wyeth, the California luxe of Bel Air, to the immortal James Dean and 1980s Fire Island decadence. Stefan conceptualized every show, from creating the music, lighting and show design to hiring the casting teams. The shows, with there unique visual vocabulary, helped audiences, consumers and editors connect with each season’s direction.
Above: ANDREW WYETH collection / Role: creative direction and show producer
Above: JAMES DEAN collection / Role: creative director and show producer
Stefan selected the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood as the location for Michael Bastian’s runway show inspired by Japan.
Above: JAPAN collection by Michael Bastian at The Rubin Museum of Art, runway show and behind-the-scenes content / Role: creative director and show producer. Video directed by Chloe Domont.
For the fashion collection FRENCH MEN ALWAYS BREAK YOUR HEART, Stefan selected The Pierre Hotel as the venue where he brought his fashion client Michael Bastian and his music client Alice Smith together for a dynamic presentation.
Above: FRENCH MEN ALWAYS BREAK YOUR HEART fashion show, Michael Bastian and singer Alice Smith / Role: creative director and show producer
Top of page photograph: BEL AIR collection / Role: creative director and show producer
Top of page video: FRENCH MEN ALWAYS BREAK YOUR HEART collection, behind-the-scenes content / Role: creative director and show producer. Video directed by Chloe Domont.