Naomi Campbell is joining forces with PrettyLittleThing on an “intentional” selection.
The legendary supermodel, 53, is making use of the capsule as a platform to uplift rising fashion talent. For the line, which celebrates Campbell’s “timeless fashion” sense, the runway star tapped increasing designers Victor Anate and Edvin Thompson.
“This collaboration is an extension of my commitment to make and market options for younger, emerging designers,” Campbell claimed in a Monday, August 28, press launch. “Within my collection, it was important to understand and consist of some of the wonderful talent that is out there. I’m very intentional about working with my system to build options for the upcoming era of creatives from around the world.”
Together, Campbell, Anate — a Nigerian and Jamaican artist who “draws inspiration from romance, literature and movie — and Thompson — a New York-centered inventive who acquired the CFDA Award for American Rising Designer of the Year in 2021 — designed parts that mix class, simplicity and avant-garde themes.
The trio’s function will be understood by 15 seems to be in “several colorways,” together with personalized jumpsuits, sequin dresses, outsized attire and extra throughout New York Manner Week. “They are all suitable for folks looking for a style of high manner and a supermodel encounter, as they all provide a mix of aptitude exclusivity,” PrettyLittleThing discussed in the push release.
“The show will be an electrifying trend knowledge, echoing Campbell’s ethos of innovation, glamor and empowerment,” the brand name ongoing. “This is an event not to be skipped, and you’ll be able to abide by each and every step dwell on YouTube.”
The assortment will launch on PrettyLittleThing.com on Tuesday, September 5.
Together with the announcement, PrettyLittleThing teased advertising images, exhibiting Campbell in a leather-based trench coat, a attractive croc-embossed halter costume as effectively as a sparkly chainmail frock.
Campbell opened up further about the project in a Wednesday, August 30, interview with Women’s Wear Day-to-day, addressing expected backlash as a outcome of operating with a speedy fashion firm.
“I’m hunting at myself as a modify maker,” she told the publication. “As a modify maker, I imagined this was one thing that was a very good issue to do. I know that it’s quick manner, and that people have their criticism. I’m not denying them. But as a modify maker, I felt this was a fantastic way to result transform in the marketplace in having my rising designers regarded and looking at them on a world wide system.”