The W September 2014 Willy Vanderperre photoshoot featuring model Lara Stone infuses the magazine with a chic Japanese appeal. Stone sported a series of modern takes on the classic kimono, reinterpreting the style in a manner that will certainly be approachable for readers of the publication.
Stylist Melanie Ward worked with a multitude of motifs. In addition to the wrap dresses and thick belts resembling kimonos, Ward also chose to make use of masculine ties, button up leather oxford shirts, gem-encrusted blazers and black skinny jeans. Though these pieces may be quite diverse and dissimilar, Ward nonetheless managed to make each one work in a seamless manner.
Matched with the eclecticism of Ward were patterned curtains hanging behind stone, the perfect backdrop for the bold selection of apparel.
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