V wish legendary supermodel @naomi the happiest of birthdays! the industry icon and v collaborator has graced our pages and covers for years, lensed by the likes of @inezandvinoodh, @mariotestino, @mario_sorrenti, and @karllagerfeld.
One of v’s heroes in v119, @sherylcrow, prepares for her eleventh and final album. “i always wanted to make music that mattered and that had something to say. and that’s still my objective,” she says. head to stories to read the full story. -- photography: @justinrcampbell
“i think my sound is very loud,” @riconasty says in the music issue, v119. “i want other people to describe it as a form of therapy–therapeutic music, a form of release to them.” head to stories to read the full story.
Though @loviesimone_ is just 20 years old, she says she’s in the process of writing a novel. “it’s going to be about finding self,” she says in v119, our music issue. “i eventually want to turn [it] into a movie.” read the rest of her interview in stories.
“right now, [artists have] so much power,” @alfons_robert told v for v119, the music issue. “you don’t need to have a crazy label or big budget to do something really fantastic.” find the full story in stories!
#tr/st wears coat emporio @armani, earring his own
For the summer nightlife edition of powerhouse in v119, v chatted with @ianschrager, whose latest venture, @paradiseclubnyc at the @timessquareedition, is throwing “flashback fridays” tonight! “we wanted to create a kind of game-changing, multimedia nightlife facility that nobody had ever seen before,” the mogul says. head to stories to read all about his new midtown hangout.
As an rsvp for #v119, our #musicissue, @bob_gruen remembers watching @tinaturner find her star power at the ritz in new york. “david bowie was there that night, and @officialkeef came too; jerry brandt was the one who’d brought the rolling stones to america, so it was no big thing for richards to show up at the ritz,” he told v. the stars are here alongside @davidbowie. head to stories to read about the full encounter. -- image by bob gruen.