Arts & Culture

Rami Malek Strikes Pose as New Face of YSL

mm
Rami Malek Strikes Pose as New Face of YSL

Photo credit: YSL SS20 photoshoot / by David Sims

In a photoshoot reminiscent of noir-style photography, American-Egyptian Academy Award winner Rami Malek appeared as the new face of the French luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent.

Photo credit: YSL SS20 photoshoot / by David Sims

Donning new fashion from the brand’s Spring/Summer collection designed by Anthony Vaccarello, Malek appeared in bold pieces such as black sequinned trousers and jackets bearing a resemblance to the iconic yellow jacket worn by the legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

Photo credit: YSL SS20 photoshoot / by David Sims (Left); Getty Images (Right)

Malek earned his Oscar in 2019 for his role portraying Mercury in the embellished biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and he is set to star opposite Daniel Craig as the villain Safin in the upcoming James Bond installment No Time To Die.

In 2016, 38-year-old Malek scored his first ever Golden Globe and Emmy for his portrayal of Elliot Anderson in Mr. Robot.

Along with Egyptian football sensation Mohamed Salah, Malek was listed among the TIME’s 2019 most influential people.

Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef Wins Golden Globe for Best TV Comedy Actor
Google Honors Pioneering Egyptian Computational Linguist Nabil Ali Mohamed

Subscribe to our newsletter


Arts & Culture
mm

Writer and Internship Coordinator at Egyptian Streets. Communications Officer at the American University in Cairo. Holds a master's degree in Global Journalism from the University of Sheffield, where she wrote a dissertation on the effect of disinformation on the profession of journalism. Passionate about music, story-telling, baking, social justice, and taking care of her plants. "If you smell something, say something." -Jon Stewart, 2015

More in Arts & Culture

5 Young Egyptian Chefs Taking the Culinary World by Storm

Mary AravanisJanuary 17, 2021

Egyptian Artist Nourane Owais Turns Netflix’s Paranormal Into Cartoon

Noran Alaa MorsiJanuary 13, 2021

5 Must Watch Wahid Hamed Films Tackling Egyptian Politics and Society

Mary AravanisJanuary 11, 2021

Anja Saleh: German-Egyptian Poet and Designer Tackling Memory Culture and Heritage

Noran Alaa MorsiJanuary 10, 2021

Actress Rosaline Elbay is The Egyptian Streets Podcast’s First Guest

Noran Alaa MorsiJanuary 10, 2021

Starting 2021 With Disney’s ‘Soul’

Mirna AbdulaalJanuary 4, 2021

Renowned Egyptian Screenwriter Wahid Hamed Passes Away at 76

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 2, 2021

‘What We Don’t Know About Mariam’: An Honest Tale on Broken Egyptian Families

Egyptian StreetsDecember 31, 2020