25-year-old actress will become the youngest recipient of the CFDA’s Fashion Icon Award
American actress Zendaya made headlines not only for her cinema, but for stepping out in stylish fashion creations. She has many covers, fashion stories and ad cfmpaigns.
Zendaya is an ambassador for Bulgari, Lancôme, and Valentino. She has supported emerging designers and established labels alike, working with Tommy Hilfiger, with whom she staged concurrent fashion shows in Paris and Harlem in 2019.
She follows in the footsteps of Naomi Campbell, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez, who have all taken the Fashion Icon Award from CFDA. The CFDA Fashion Awards take place in New York on November 10.
Jil Sander has collaborated with Joel Meyerowitz for its Autumn/Winter 2021 campaign. The fashion house, led by Lucie and Luke Meier, invited the photographer to capture the latest collection on location from his home in Tuscany. The result is a series of cinematic images shot in a variety of everyday locations, from low-lit gas stations to shop fronts.
Matthew Stone is a London-based artist, whose notable projects include the cover work for FKA Twigs’ recent ‘Magdalene’ album. His style is a balance between “traditional brush strokes and digital manipulation,” signifying an interesting technique.
Matthew Stone’s latest work includes an editorial for Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster who debuted its Spring/Summer 2020 ‘MY MARS’ collection. The styles featured in this launch include the ‘Makina,’ the ‘Kalo,’ the ‘Circle T,’ the ‘Krow’ and the ‘Regina.’ Both Gentle Monster’s products, as well as the creative lookbook by Matthew Stone, betray “surreal and futuristic” vibes, facilitating an interesting aesthetic.
The whole composition brings to mind Hellenistic bas-reliefs, heroic images of the Renaissance. Drawing on the graphic possibilities offered by the latest technology, Matthew Stone breaks the genre divisions and removes the riddle of what the art of the future will look like. It makes painting, sculpture and photography no longer exist, as they are replaced by a spectacular multidisciplinary hybrid.
Maxime Ballesteros is a Berlin based photographer, who was born in Lyon, France. His photos captures fetishism, sex, parties. Maxime Ballesteros said: “My work is really about questioning and interpreting our reality, our time, the world and life we try to create and are destructing. And sexuality definitely plays a key role in it.”