Australian model Abbey Lee and an apparently ageless Susie Bick — that would be Mrs. Nick Cave — star in the 72-year-old English photographer's delightfully bizarre new i-D spread. Full steam ahead for disability chic, chess, and lots of nudity.
Why, in so many fashion photographs, do the models look dead? It's a theme that's persisted in magazines as long as I can remember. These ads for the New Zealand boutique Superette are only the tip of the violence-glamorizing iceberg.
Lady GaGa's "Paparazzi" video hit the web about a week ago, but it took a while for us to… digest the high-fashion short film (directed by Jonas Akerlund) — which touches on fame, disability and domestic violence.
- Holy fuck: George Clooney, fashion designer?! [WWD, sub req'd]
- No: Just a prank pulled by some douchey Italians. [WWD, 1st item]
- Says Clooney: "This is a hoax. I have no connection whatsoever with any clothing line bearing my name, and more specifically GC Exclusive by George Clooney." Ok,ay well now we know. [Vogue UK]