Loyal Muse Naomi Campbell

0
0
Subscribe To:

Naomi Campbell is "loyal" to the fashion designers she has worked with from a young age.

The British-born model explained the support of the likes of Gianni Versace and Yves Saint Laurent helped her break into the industry, and while she is not "forced" to wear their designs, she considers them to be "creative geniuses".

She said: "Our group kind of broke in with the support of designers like Gianni Versace, Azzedine Alaia, Yves Saint Laurent, and Karl Lagerfeld, and their connections to both the magazines and the photographers. I loved watching so many of the great designers I've worked with do what they do.

"That's why I'm still loyal to the designers that I've known since I was 16. It's not that I'm forced to be - it's that they're creative geniuses and I love what they do. For my whole group of girls, it wasn't always about how much we were getting paid. We were interested in how creative it looked-how it would come across."

The 40-year-old fashionista also revealed she is grateful of the support of fellow supermodels Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, who helped her to become more accepted in the fashion world.

Naomi added to Interview magazine: "When I was younger there were certain designers who hadn't used models of colour in their shows, and Christy and Linda said to them, 'If you don't take Naomi, then you don't get us'.

"My friends and comrades stuck up for me - and that doesn't happen in fashion. I will never forget that. I am a woman of colour and I will always be proud of that. I also know that I will always have to go that extra 10 miles."


Contactmusic

Tags: Naomi Campbell - Christy Turlington - Gianni Versace - Karl Lagerfeld - Linda Evangelista - The Fashion - YVES SAINT LAURENT

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Naomi Campbell

Kate Moss Shows The World She Still Knows How To Party

While Kate Moss may be an international supermodel first, by the look of her week so far she’s still very much a party girl second...

Naomi Campbell Planning Charity Fashion Shows To Help Fight Ebola

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is working to launch a string of charity fashion shows in February to help raise funds to fight Ebola.Naomi Campbell is planning...

Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson And Naomi Campbell Shine At The Versus Versace Spring 2015 Show During New York Fashion Week - Part 2

Among some of the famous faces spotted outside the star-studded Versus Versace Spring 2015 show at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week were supermodel Naomi...

Body-Positive Kim K Wishes Ricardo Tisci Happy Birthday With (Kind Of) Nude Pic

Quite a lot happened at Ricardo Tisci’s Ibiza birthday party. While Kendall Jenner was allegedly flirting with Justin Bieber, her half-sister Kim apparently mingled and...

Advertisement

Young, Rich And In Ibiza - The Perfect Setup For A Justin Bieber/Kendall Jenner Fling?

Despite recent events, it looks like Justin Bieber still has his fans, especially among the celebrity crowd. The singer cooled off from all the PR...

Rihanna Bares (Nearly) All In Sheer Dress At 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - Part 2

Rihanna stole the show at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in a sparkling mesh dressunder which her modesty was preserved solely by a G-string. She...

Supermodel Naomi Campbell Gives Opinion On Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Vogue Cover

Since Kim Kardashian and her fiancé Kanye West graced the cover of Vogue there has been a heavy backlash. One person's opinion that hasn't been...

Awkward! Naomi Campbell Reacts To Kim And Kanye's Vogue Cover: "It's A Stepping Stone To Achieve"

Naomi Campbell hasn't so much waded as daintily picked her way into the ongoing debate over Kim Kardashian and Kanye West being featured on the...

Advertisement

Comments

Naomi Campbell Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Naomi Campbell

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All