HARPER’S BAZAAR ‘ICONS BY CARINE ROITFELD’ SEPTEMBER PORTFOLIO BRINGS TOGETHER ICONIC FIGURES IN FASHION AND MUSIC
Feature Photographed by Brigitte Lacombe Will Run in all 32 Global Editions of BAZAAR
BAZAAR International Editors Will Come Together to Celebrate in New York on
Friday, September 8 at The Plaza Hotel
NEW YORK, August 3, 2017 – Harper’s BAZAAR today unveiled the 2017 ICONS by Global Fashion Director Carine Roitfeld, an 18-page portfolio convening some of the biggest names in music and fashion. The feature, photographed by Brigitte Lacombe, features The Weeknd, Courtney Love, Dionne Warwick, Grimes, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Miranda Lambert, Travis Scott, Adriana Lima, Natasha Poly, Joan Smalls, Kelly Rohrbach, Irina Shayk, Candice Swanepoel and Karlie Kloss.
“From rock to hip hop, classic to country, and electric to soul, this unique group of ICONS is about diversity, that is what I love,” Roitfeld said. “Celebrating a universal language of music and fashion is important to the world today.”
The eclectic group of ICONS came together on June 4, 2017, to be photographed by Lacombe in a white photo studio in New York City. The portfolio features a total of 17 images, with supermodels, Adriana Lima and Irina Shayk alongside worldwide pop star The Weeknd appearing on the U.S. newsstand cover.
“It was a wonderful experience – very fast-paced, open, collaborative, full of laughter and surprises,” says Lacombe, on the process of capturing the ICONS portfolio.“All [ICONS] rose to the occasion to be part of the big picture.”
Reaching a global audience of more than 100 million in print and online, the ICONS portfolio appears in 32 editions of Harper’s BAZAAR around the world. Visit harpersbazaar.com for more, or pick up the September issue, hitting newsstands nationwide on August 22. In the U.S., the portfolio is wrapped by Laura Mercier, both in print and online.
Harper’s BAZAAR editors from around the world will come together on Friday, September 8, 2017 to celebrate at the legendary Plaza Hotel. Partners for the event include Infor, returning for the fourth year, Laura Mercier and Stella Artois, returning for the second year, and new partners Fujifilm and SWAROVSKI.
About Harper’s BAZAAR
Sophisticated, elegant and provocative, Harper’s BAZAAR (www.bazaar.com) is the style resource for women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture. With authority and insider insight, Harper’s BAZAAR showcases the work of visionary stylists, expressive photographers and talented designers, covering what’s new to what’s next. Founded in 1867, America’s first fashion magazine is available in 44 countries around the world. Harper’s BAZAAR is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst (www.hearst.com), one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. Follow Harper’s BAZAAR on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter.
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud. With 16,000 employees and 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn more, please visit www.infor.com.
About Laura Mercier
Laura Mercier Cosmetics was founded in 1996 by French Makeup Artist Laura Mercier, the pioneer of the Flawless Face. This global luxury line of Makeup, Skincare, Body & Bath and Fragrance is known for its iconic makeup artistry and techniques. The brand is centered on Laura Mercier’s personal philosophy that “what makes you unique makes you beautiful.” Laura is the innovative force behind the award-winning products, French aesthetic and artistry techniques – helping every woman look – and feel – her best. Acquired by Shiseido in 2016, Laura Mercier Cosmetics are distributed through specialty, beauty and department stores in 21 countries. For more information visit: https://www.lauramercier.com
About Stella Artois
Stella Artois® is part of a Belgian brewing tradition dating back to 1366. It is the No. 1 Belgian beer in the world and is present in over 80 countries. Stella Artois® is a bottom filtered, blonde pilsner. It is thirst quenching with a malty middle and crisp finish delivering a full flavor and a hint of bitterness. Stella Artois® is best enjoyed served between 3 and 5 degrees Celsius and should be served in the unique Stella Artois® Chalice according to the 9-Step Pouring Ritual to guarantee a perfect experience of this gold standard lager. Visit www.stellaartois.com for more information.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. Other divisions include the Electronic Imaging Division, the Graphic Systems Division, the Optical Devices Division, the Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division and FUJIFILM Canada Inc. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmusa.com/northamerica, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2017, the company had global revenues of $21.5 billion, at an exchange rate of 108 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity.
Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. The Swarovski Crystal Business is run by the fifth generation of family members and has a global reach with approximately 2,800 stores in around 170 countries, more than 27,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.6 billion euros in 2016.
Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2016, the Group generated revenue of about 3.37 billion euros and employed more than 32,000 people.
A responsible relationship with people and the planet is an integral part of Swarovski heritage. The global Swarovski Waterschool education program has reached 461,000 children on the world’s greatest rivers, and the Swarovski Foundation, set up in 2013, works to support culture and creativity, promote wellbeing, and conserve natural resources to achieve positive social impact. www.swarovskigroup.com