In the 550th issue of Interview magazine, American actress and singer Olivia Rodrigo is prominently featured, captured through the lens of photographer Brianna Capozzi. Rodrigo is seen donning a chic top and pants from Loewe, exemplifying a mix of modern elegance and youthful exuberance.
For the cover story, stylist Mel Ottenberg selects outfits for the songstress from elite brands including Miu Miu, Re/Done, Savage x Fenty, Puppets and Puppets, Fendi, Maison Margiela, Gucci, Courrèges and Prada. Joey George handles the hair styling, crafting a look that complements Rodrigo’s natural beauty, while make-up artist Yadim Carranza enhances her striking features. Yoko Sakakura adds the final touch with a meticulous manicure. The captivating visuals are brought to life amidst a set designed by Nicholas Des Jardins, orchestrated under Chloe Mina’s production leadership.
In the midst of the bustling atmosphere of the music industry, Olivia Rodrigo, a young star with a voice that resonates beyond her years, finds herself in a candid conversation with the equally talented Phoebe Bridgers. The two artists, each a force of nature in her own right, unveil the intricacies of their musical journeys, the highs and lows of fame, and the unyielding passion that fuels their artistry.
Rodrigo reveals the whirlwind of emotions that accompany the release of her new single “Vampire.” A mix of excitement and nerves, the young artist is a testament to the vulnerability that defines her music. Bridgers, a seasoned artist, lends an empathetic ear, their exchange painting a portrait of mutual respect and admiration.
The conversation meanders through the realms of post-tour blues, a phenomenon both artists are intimately familiar with.
As the conversation delves deeper, the artists explore the impact of fame on their creative process. Rodrigo confronts the challenges of writing music under the scrutinizing gaze of the public eye. The authenticity that defines her artistry is both a blessing and a curse, a dance between vulnerability and exposure.
Bridgers, with the wisdom of experience, offers a perspective that transcends the glittering façade of fame. The artists, though distinct in their journeys, are united in the raw honesty that defines their music. Rodrigo’s revelation of the line “fame fucker” in her song is a testament to the unfiltered emotion that courses through her lyrics.