Porter Magazine has always featured intelligent fashion commentary and effortlessly beautiful editorials, so for the magazine’s 1 year anniversary they had to do things bigger and better. Supermodel Natalia Vodianova fronts the spring 2015 issue in a seasonally appropriate shot by Ryan McGinley. Surrounded by crimson leaves and sporting an ethereal ensemble by Valentino Natalia looks radiant, but she’s more than just a pretty face. Inside Natalia talks about her rise from poverty to international fame and and the passion projects that have enriched her life. Though each of the accompanying photos by McGinley are lovely Natalia’s soulful and daring spirit are what makes his profile truly fascinating.
PORTER’s Editor-in-Chief, Lucy Yeomans, selected Vodianova to embody the magazine’s commitment to showcasing inspiring women, saying “When I look back at PORTER’s first year, what stands out for me the most is just how many incredible women from around the world, like Natalia, have graced our pages. From activists to authors, songwriters to supermodels, tech pioneers to theatre impresarios; it is these women’s unique stories that have defined our magazine’s very particular DNA – about women, by women and for women.”
To see the full interview with Natalia Vodianova buy the latest issue of PORTER, on sale globally on Friday February 6. Also available as a Digital Edition, or go to Net-A-Porter
photography by Ryan McGinley, courtesy PORTER magazine