Zoë Kravitz has managed to find her footing in an industry rampant with celeb spawn "model/actresses." The gorgeous daughter of evergreen sex symbols Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, Zoë has worked her way up Hollywood's totem pole by way of modeling gigs, increasingly significant acting roles, and, but of course, magazine covers. In her latest cover, revealed today, Zoë fronts British Vogue's October issue.
Under the direction of newly installed editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, some, including the likes of Naomi Campbell, are optimistic for a surge of diversity. Enninful is both the glossy's first male editor and first Black editor, ever. Naomi said she did not break boundaries for fashion to continue being white as hell!
Let's address the elephant in the room: the cover is... how do we say... a little lackluster? Maybe we just have too high of expectations, but the outfit Kravitz wears on the cover is like our middle school aesthetic, but make it fashion. Her jaw looks strong, though! Kravitz wears a heap of designers in her editorial, including Celine, Dior, and Alaia.
Though we'll have to wait for the print issue to come out to read Kravitz's piece in its entirety, British Vogue has been kind enough to share a few illuminating quotes from Zoë's profile:
“[It’s] dark. It’s beyond farcical. It’s not funny, but you almost have to laugh," she said. "I just called my mum and we were talking about Trump firing the head of the FBI, and we both started laughing."
On growing up famous:
"Seeing people always wanting something from my parents, or from us – as a small person I built a lot of walls. I was the tiny gatekeeper," she explained. "That probably came from trying to protect my parents, especially my dad, who’s so nice to everyone. He lets people in. But I have a fiery side. I can be confrontational.”
On the youth:
"I love how the younger generation are so awake, so empathetic, so sensitive, but still I’m a little removed from them, so I can make jokes like, oh no, I just called someone ‘a man’ without first checking that they identified as a man...”
Are you guys here for this shoot?
(Photo: Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
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