Coco Rocha Superhero Daring Do Vogue US May 2008

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Since she’s doing some hard work for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art big spring exhibition, “Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy,” (starting May 7) and sponsored by Italian designer Giorgio Armani, it was only natural that the May edition of Vogue Magazine features some supershoots.

Beginning with the cover, the May issue of Vogue is a on a Superhero spree. Coco Rocha does Poison Ivy with a Nina Ricci Swarovski embellished dress custom made for Vogue,

Coco Rocha in Vogue May As Poison Ivy

Catwoman by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana with Christian Louboutin for Rodarte shoes,

Coco Rocha in Vogue May as Catwoman

Aurora with Martin Margiela custom made for Vogue bodysuit,

Coco Rocha in Vogue May as Aurora

Dawnstar in custom sequined Dior Haute Couture dress

Coco Rocha in Vogue May as Dawnstar

The Little Mermaid with Gaultier rubber bodysuit with shell detail and sequined detail

Coco Rocha in Vogue May as The Little Mermaid

A Batman inspired custom made for Vogue Rick Owens zippered leather-and-cashmere suit

Coco Rocha in Vogue May as Batman

A Silver Surfer-like Armani prive silk dress

Coco Rocha in Vogue as The Silver Surfer

I’m really curious about this exhibition. Since Wintour’s involvement is pretty important, “there will be blood”. The Museum will only feature American inspired superheroes (I wonder if they’ll do the man and women suits as this photo shoot by Craig McDean lets us see or they’ll just stick to the legendary truth).
(via tfs, latimes)


#1 Luminous Phenomenon on 04.16.08 at 12:42 am

The catwoman and silver surfer looks are cool.

#2 a dreamer on 04.17.08 at 3:12 am

the catwoman one is FIERCE! and I mean that in the ‘tyra banks’ way.
all these creations have the most fantastic shape! from the silver surfer to the little mermaids pointy shell bra, there’s quite a few futurist looks hay?

gosh, the pointy shell bra is just SO pointy! i wouldnt want to go hugging coco if she was wearing that. its hazardous.

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