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Amber Valletta Keeps returning

The 50th Anniversary Issue of W is an all-out supermodel party featuring 17 address movie stars which range from the world’s most famous names to ladies who are very well on the option to fashion domination that is total. See every cover model here and read Jenny Comita’s essay about the evolution of the beauty standards that define the industry here.

You returned to modeling around the age of 40 after a stint that is successful Hollywood. Just what inspired one to return to modeling time that is full

I took a bunch of years off to act and raise my son. I’d do things periodically, like a shoot that is special a campaign, a few jobs occasionally. We never ever had question I left off that I could pick up where. That sounds arrogant, but I knew I could work, that there was a accepted place for me personally. I had been on some TV shows, and the last one had left a bad taste in my mouth when I came back to fashion eight years ago. I wasn’t where I wanted to be. I had more passion for fashion, and I realized I could use all the storytelling skills I learned from working in television and film to become more impactful. We felt for me, has always been about being creative.Hermès(* like I could dictate more of what I wanted to do, and modeling,) dress and top; Tiffany & Co. earrings; Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. cuffs; Coperni socks; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello shoes.

How have you seen the beauty standards shift in the industry?

There weren’t women really modeling at my age a decade ago. Every once in a while you’d see a model in her 40s, but it was kind of tokenism in the past. This is certainly tokenism that is n’t I’m getting huge jobs.

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Coperni dress, headpiece, and socks; Tiffany & Co. ring.

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Chanel jacket, skirt, and bag; Tiffany & Co. earrings; Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. bracelet.

Ralph Lauren Collection jacket and skirt; Tiffany & Co. earrings and bracelet; Falke tights; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello shoes.

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What sort of advice would you give to today’s generation of models?

It’s so important for any person that is young this industry to develop their personhood outside of whatever they do. We speak with the girls and dudes today, and they’re speaing frankly about the shit that is same we were. It doesn’t matter their size, age, gender—there’s always an presssing issue of experiencing insufficient and insecure because our industry is approximately just how we look. And unless you have actually a amount that is certain of, people often don’t really respect models. But social media has given these women and men an opportunity to be more than a face that is pretty a clothing hanger, to really show their ideals and values. The ladies we spent my youth with in the market all had lives that are dynamic of fashion—whether it was Christy [Turlington Burns] creating a foundation for mothers or the work Naomi [Campbell] has been doing in Africa. That has become even more important and at the forefront of many careers.

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Giorgio Armani coat; Tiffany & Co. bracelet and ring; Falke tights; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello shoes.

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Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello dress and bracelets.

The photographer Michael Thompson is responsible for many of W’s most images that are recognizable the 1990s and early aughts. All three models.

Senior for this issue, he reunited with Amber Valletta,

Christy Turlington Burns(*), and (*)Shalom Harlow(*) for a shoot that embodies his playful, minimalist style and showcases the rebellious spirit that unites design editor: Allia Alliata di Montereale. Locks by Eugene Souleiman at Streeters; makeup products by James Kaliardos during the Wall Group; manicure by Yuko Tsuchihashi for Chanel Le Vernis at Susan cost NYC. Set design by Set Shop. Model: Amber Valletta during the community Management; casting by Michelle Lee at Michelle Lee Casting.(*)Produced by Lola Productions; manufacturing supervisor: Tucker Birbilis; manufacturing coordinator: Hannah Westbrook; picture assistants: Shinobu Mochizuki, Sam Kang; electronic professional: Roy Beeson; retouching: Timothy Sexton/SelecaoNYC; fashion assistants: Julia McClatchy, Asia Reed, Natalya Clarke; manufacturing associate: Michael Lighston; locks assistants: Christine Moore, Anastasiia Milyaeva; makeup products assistants: Aimi Osada, Cyler Daigle; tailor: Lindsay Wright(*)

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