Stam goes back to her edgy roots with a goth gone glam turn in Rika, shot by the always impressive Chadwick Tyler. With rich colors, offbeat styling courtesy of Sarah Cobb and heaps of at.ti.tude, the story is a refreshing showcase for all talents involved.
One of our favorite skincare lines REN, raises the bar for itself yet again with a controversial new ad campaign that is certain to raise a few eyebrows. The beautiful done video is sensual, unexpected and gets to the heart of what you can do when you feel confident about your skin aka get rid of all the clothes and get down to business!
Controversy aside, the Steven Meisel cover of Joan Smalls marks the first time a black model has been on the cover of VI since the infamous Black Issue, which makes another triumph for Joan. Getting a VI cover is always a coup for a model, but considering how rare it is to see a woman of color fronting the world’s most influential fashion mag, this is kind of a big deal. Perhaps the greater controversy is the fact that there are multi-year periods where we just don’t see people of color on the covers of our fashion mags.
Following in the footsteps of Niki Taylor, Tyra Banks andAngela Lindvallbefore herJessica Stam is the latest face of Covergirl. The Lip Perfection collection promises to take the latest colors off the runway and onto your lips and who better to embody the mix of high fashion & affordable luxury than Stam? Her look connects with everyone from the edgiest editorial clients, to the girl next door.
Steven Meisel andEdward Enninful craft an inspired story for W Magazine that tributes timeless fashion icons with a little help from today’s best models and a certain super who needs no introduction whatsoever.
Jessica Stam has long been a fashion favorite for her ability to bridge the gap between aloof elegance and downtown edgel. Is it any wonder then that RUSSH has picked her for their latest covergirl? Issue 39 features Stam looking edgy yet refined in a shoot by Will Davidson, styled by Stevie Dance. Sporting her own vintage rock t-shirts one minute and looks from Proenza and Alaia the next, Stam is the definition of cool and the perfect fit for the issue’s music theme. For more from this issue, check out Russh’s website.
i-D (online at i-Donline.com) keeps things edgy with their pre-Spring cover featuring Ajak Deng. The wild hair, bold makeup and Ajak’s take on the i-D wink combine in this striking image by Emma Summerton. Perfect for the Livin’ Loud Issue!
Does anyone do nonchalance better than Jessica Stam? The perennial cool blonde always looks like she’s lounging, even when dressed in head to toe finery. For this month’s British Vogue, Lina Scheynius taps into Stam’s sleepy-eyed charm for a chill editorial styled by Bay Garnett and the results are sensational.