V125 NEXT GEN: Kaia Gerber

V125 NEXT GEN: Kaia Gerber

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V125 NEXT GEN: Kaia Gerber

"I hope summer is a time of self-reflection and relaxation. I spend most summers at my family home in Canada. I'm looking forward to reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro." -Kaia Gerber

"I hope summer is a time of self-reflection and relaxation. I spend most summers at my family home in Canada. I'm looking forward to reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro." -Kaia Gerber

Photography: Inez & Vinoodh

Styling: George Cortina

Text: SAMUEL ANDERSON

A new generation of supermodels are here. With maximum visibility, they’re dominating the world’s runways, magazine covers, social media feeds and iPhone screens. Digitally omnipresent in today’s modern and connected world, the new wave of top-tier models is virtually unstoppable. As summer rolls in, they prepare for some well-deserved rest and relaxation—even in the face of COVID-19.

Today, we celebrate the long-lasting legacy of supermodel Kaia Gerber. An archetype of high-fashion runways, the 18-year-old muse appears on the cover of V125, lensed by Inez and Vinoodh and styled by George Cortina. Fronting catwalks for the likes of Chanel, Saint Laurent, and Prada, and forging her own path as the successor of legend Cindy Crawford, Gerber is certainly one of fashion’s strongest forces. spoke with the leading model about her summer plans, her taste in music, and her favorite books. Pre-order your own copy of V125, here.

Read the full interview, below.

Kaia wears necklace Clash de Cartier / On eyes Yves Saint Laurent Couture Kajal Eye Pencil / On hair Oribe Royal Blowout Heat Styling Spray

V Magazine Where do you spend most of your summers?

Kaia Gerber I spend most of my summers at my family home in Canada.

V How would you describe the summer of your dreams?

KG The summer of my dreams would be spent with loved ones, nothing on my schedule, and a book in my hand. 

V What is your ultimate summer song?

KG My ultimate summer song is “Dancing In the Moonlight” by King Harvest. 

V What is on your summer reading list?

KG My summer reading list includes Never Let Me Go, The World I Fell Out Of, and Girl Woman Other

V What is your fondest memory of summer?

KG My fondest summer memory is being on the boat listening to music. 

V What do you hope for this summer?

KG I hope summer is a time of self-reflection and relaxation. 

 

Credits: MAKEUP: DICK PAGE (STATEMENT ARTISTS) HAIR: JAMES PECIS (BRYANT ARTISTS) MANICURE: RIEKO OKUSA (SUSAN PRICE NYC) EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: STEPHANIE BARGAS (VLM PRODUCTIONS) PRODUCER: TUCKER BIRBILIS (VLM PRODUCTIONS) PRODUCTION COORDINATOR: EVA HARTE (VLM PRODUCTIONS) PRODUCTION MANAGER: JOHN NADHAZI LIGHTING TECHNICIAN: JODOKUS DRIESSEN (VLM STUDIO) DIGITAL TECHNICIAN: SASHA VINE (VLM STUDIO) PHOTO ASSISTANT: JOE HUME STYLIST ASSISTANTS: MOSES MORENO, SEAN NGUYEN, SZALAY MILLER, SHO TATSUISHI MAKEUP ASSISTANT: GINA DADDONA HAIR ASSISTANTS: ANTON ALEXANDER, CANDICE KELLY, AKIRA YAMADA LOCATION: INDUSTRIA BROOKLYN

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