Paul Rowland‘s seasonal show packages for Supreme Management have taken on a certain mythic quality in the world of fashion. So it’s fitting that for the Fall 2009 shows next month, Rowland photographed his cast of Supreme beings in a set of elaborate tableau’s inspired by Middle Eastern icon painting. The glossy, folded showcards arrived to bookers and editors this week, wrapped up in gilt string and packed inside a foil-stamped purple box that calls to mind Arabian treasures of eons past. We say thank God someone’s still dreaming big in the age of cutbacks and layoffs. If the ancient Sassanids had a modeling empire, they might have presented their stable of beauties a little bit like this.
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