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Photography: Zhang Jingna zemotion
Stylist: Michael Tucker
Model: Anouk van Kleef @ Muse
Hair: Shinya Nakagawa
Makeup: Fumiaki Nakagawa
Manicure: Casandra Lamar
Photo Assistants: Deborah Baik, Tiffany Liu, Morgan LaForge
© Zhang Jingna
Inspired by the rich gold and black of Dolce and Gabbana’s A/W 2012 collection, I saw this fabric and knew it was meant to be. Just finished over Thanksgiving weekend, it’s been a great relief since I haven’t sewn anything this ambitious in a long time.
From the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk”