V LEGENDS: Terry Richardson
Photography: Terry Richardson
There's just something about the way Terry Richardson interacts with his subjects that can bring them out of their shells. His 2014 Lea Michele story was the otherwise admittedly vanilla singer's rawest to date, for which she has since said that she was all too ready. In fact, right after Michele posed for Richardson, she began releasing the videos for her solo album, Louder, which showed a far more grown up Glee girl. For the Size Issue, Richardson and Mel Ottenberg captured the exact youthful, free-spirited energy that we had in mind when we set out to put the issue together, with Crystal Renn and Jacquelyn Jablonski demonstrating that fashion should be fun and no look should be limited by waist size. When the photographer teamed up with Carine Roitfeld for V74 to capture the season's new class of top models in colorful, layered looks from 2011's cruise collections, the end result was a series of covers that are quintessentially V: fun, flirty, and fearless.