Drumroll, please! Zendaya is the brand new face of Louis Vuitton.
The 26-year-old actress was introduced as the posh label’s home ambassador on Thursday, April 20. Together with the thrilling reveal, Louis Vuitton unveiled a brand new marketing campaign in promotion of its iconic Capucines bag, that includes the Euphoria star. Within the photographs taken by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Zendaya modeled the favored purse, which launched in 2013 and is known as after the Rue Neuve-des-Capucines — the Paris avenue the place Louis Vuitton opened his first retailer in 1854.
The Dune star, who was dressed by retired stylist Legislation Roach for the shoot, complemented the equipment with a skintight black mini gown in a single shot and a white zip-up ensemble in a distinct snap. For glam, Zendaya wore her golden locks unfastened, down her again and donned dewy make-up — delivered to life by Antoinette Hill.
Zendaya’s new gig comes after she sat entrance row at Louis Vuitton’s fall/winter 2023 present final month. The Malcolm & Marie actress confirmed Us her wild facet on the March 6 preview in an animal print ensemble. The look included a tiger print blazer, which she wore open to indicate off a black bra. Zendaya paired the outerwear piece with coordinating shorts and a black belt.
The California native stored the jungle theme going together with her footwear, finishing the outfit with a pair of knee-high boots that matched the sample of her jacket and bottoms. Zendaya accessorized with dainty necklaces and wore her brunette lob in bouncy curls.
On the present, she was all smiles as she posed with designer Nicolas Ghesquiere and Pharrell Williams. The “Blissful” singer, 49, was named creative director of menswear for Louis Vuitton in February, succeeding the late Virgil Abloh.
“I’m glad to welcome Pharrell again dwelling, after our collaborations in 2004 and 2008 for Louis Vuitton, as our new males’s inventive director,” Pietro Beccari, Louis Vuitton’s chairman and CEO, mentioned in an announcement through Instagram on February 14. “His inventive imaginative and prescient past style will undoubtedly lead Louis Vuitton in the direction of a brand new and really thrilling chapter.”
Abloh held the place till his demise at age 41 in November 2021. The Chicago native, who handed away following a personal battle with most cancers, joined the style home in 2018. With the label, Abloh unveiled 9 collections, all of which featured vibrant baggage, sweaters and extra that reimagined Louis Vuitton’s basic designs.