The 50th Anniversary Issue of W is an all-out supermodel party featuring 17 address movie stars including the entire world’s most well-known names to ladies who are very well on the method 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’ve been modeling for nearly four decades now. What is a lesson you learned the way that is hard you had been starting down?
Early in my own job, we finalized a unique agreement with Calvin Klein. It had been the launch of a fragrance, Eternity, that I nevertheless work with. It had been a large minute because We’d relocated to ny and decided I happened to be likely to be residing right here as an person that is independent. I was 19, and it felt prestigious and exciting, but I becamen’t actually prepared for that yet. It had been just like an Hollywood studio system type that is old contract. I couldn’t work with any other designers, and I missed the range of people that I had had the fortune that is good of with before that point. It absolutely was lonely. After a few years, I happened to be in a position to renegotiate, to be nowadays working together with other developers and photographers once again.
Louis Vuitton coating, sweater, and jeans.
Miu Miu coat, sweater, shorts, belts, socks, and footwear; Cartier earrings and necklaces.
Was it a fairly return that is seamless
I remember the fun of going back in after having it taken away for a time that is short addressing make use of Michael Thompson, Steven Meisel, and Patrick [Demarchelier]. Most of the social people that I had grown up with. By that right time, it absolutely was, like, 1990, and also the minute of this supermodel had been taking place. Many of us did the video clip for George Michael’s ‘Freedom ’90’ and came down regarding the Versace runway lip-synching the track. The excitement had been perfect for a few years—until I happened to be burned out and actually all set. People forget that there is a amount that is fair of to fashion. It’s not necessarily a reflection of reality.
The Row tank top, sweater, turtleneck, skirt, and shoes; Cartier earrings and bracelets.
Prada jacket, tank top, and skirt.
The photographer Michael Thompson is responsible for many of W‘s most recognizable images from the 1990s and early aughts. All three models.
Senior for this issue, her reunited with
Christy Turlington Burns(*) Amber Valletta, and (*)Shalom Harlow(*) for a shoot that embodies his playful, minimalist style and showcases the rebellious spirit that units 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. Christy Turlington Burns at Jacobson Brand 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(*)