Mahershala Ali and the male cast of Moonlight have become models for Calvin Klein’s latest ad campaign.


Ali, Trevante RhodesAshton Sanders, and Alex Hibbert are the stars of the campaign, which was orchestrated by the brand’s new creative director Raf Simons.

This is Simons second foray as creative director, with the black-and-white take on the classic underwear ads. He subtly hinted at the campaign at the Academy Awards, by dressing the entire cast in Calvin Klein as well. While the men wore CK’s classic suits, female star Naomie Harris dressed in one of the brand’s sequined white dresses.

Getting ready for #Oscars night with @_trevante_, Alex Hibbert, and @ashtondsanders.

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This new campaign feels more sophisticated, and not solely because it features Oscar winners. Previous campaigns relied on celebrity status, using models such as Kendall Jenner or Bella Hadid, but these models are surrounded by contemporary art.

Take a look at some photos of the ads below.

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