Three icons Cher, Naomi Campbell and Kim Kardashian West land the Issue 16 cover of CR Fashion Book. Photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, the trio channels bad girl vibes in leather jackets while posing on motorcycles. Editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld chooses designs from labels such as Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, Alaïa, Dsquared2, Dior Men, Chrome Hearts and Balenciaga.
In the interview, Naomi and Kim speak about their activism, as People reports. Naomi discussed her work in support of HIV/AIDS research, motivated by stylist Ray Petri’s experience with the illness. ‘’What struck me the most about his sickness, especially the end of it, was how poorly others treated him. Since then, I’ve been a supporter of AIDS research and finding a cure’’, the supermodel said. ‘’It’s something I’m still fighting for today. It’s been nearly two and a half decades. I do believe that there is a cure’’.
Kim, meanwhile, talked about her criminal justice and prison reform activism. ‘’I’m raising four black kids in this society and our system is so discriminatory against black and brown people. I want to do as much as I can to make their lives easier’’, she explained. ‘’I never knew much about the system until I started to dig in, and once I learned and saw how many things were wrong, I really couldn’t stop’’.
Cher talks about her relationship with fashion: ‘’For me it comes down to a feeling of passion. It’s almost like a painting or an art piece. I mean, I’ve got a pair of jeans that I’ve had for I don’t know how long, and I wear them every time I sing ‘Believe’’’.
Hair: Shay Ashual
Make-up: Rokael Lizama
Manicure: Diem Truong
Production: Palm Productions