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The 50th Anniversary Issue of W is an all-out supermodel celebration featuring 17 cover stars ranging from the world’s most famous names to women who are well on their way to total fashion domination. See every cover model here and read Jenny Comita’s essay about the evolution of the beauty standards that define the industry here.
You walked your first New York Fashion Week runway show 15 years ago this month. What are some of the biggest changes you’ve seen happen in the industry since then?
I started my career at the end of what some people call the “twilight years,” right before social media took hold. And I feel grateful for that timing, that I got those sweet last moments before the industry changed. When I was backstage at that very first show I walked in, for Calvin Klein, nobody had a smartphone. You experienced the show only if you were in the room. There was something so powerful about just being there. I was 15 years old, the same week I started high school. So it was this juxtaposition of worlds. Of being dropped into New York Fashion Week, walking in one of the most important shows, and being exposed to this extraordinary world that I didn’t even know existed. It was profoundly wild and eye-opening.
Miu Miu sweater and top; Martine Rose pants; Loro Piana socks.
Martine Rose shirt and jeans; Loro Piana socks.
Overall, do you think that social media has been a positive thing for the industry?
Starting out as a…
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