Zoe Ghertner Captures Vogue US 'The Present Is Female': Designers Behind Fashion Revolution

Zoe Ghertner Captures Vogue US 'The Present Is Female': Designers Behind Fashion Revolution

Sarah Mower is the first person voice behind Vogue’s August 2019 in-depth ‘The Present Is Female: The Designers Behind a Fashion Revolution.’

A FEMALE CULTURE runs far and wide across the landscape of 21st-century fashion. It’s there at the top of the canopy, in major Parisian houses; it pervades the uprising of young, self-made independents and generations of established entrepreneurs: a multifaceted critical mass of women steadily working to change an industry for the better. What’s remarkable is the way they talk about feeling, their agile ability to intuit the time we live in, and their quiet but steady turning of the fashion world toward the overthrow of bad and old institutional behaviors.

Zoe Ghertner Captures Suvi Koponen In Pre-Fall Earthy Elegance For Dior Magazine Issue #27

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Zoe Ghertner Captures Suvi Koponen In Pre-Fall Earthy Elegance For Dior Magazine Issue #27

Finnish model Suvi Koponen highlights Dior’s pre-fall 2019 collection, styled by Elin Svahn in muted earth colors in fluid fabrics. Photographer Zoe Ghertner captures Suvi for Dior Magazine Issue #27.

Ugbad Abdi Stars In 'A New Face, A New Story, A New Era' By Zoe Ghertner For i-D Magazine Summer 2019

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Ugbad Abdi Stars In 'A New Face, A New Story, A New Era' By Zoe Ghertner For i-D Magazine Summer 2019

Rising model Ugbad Abdi is styled by Julia Sarr-Jamois in ‘A New Face, A New Story, A New Era’. Zoë Ghertner is in the studio, captuing casual, minimal sophistication with modern head gear as ‘A New Face, A New Story, A New Era’ for i-D Magazine #356 Summer 2019./ Makeup by Fara Homidi; set design by Spencer Vrooman

Rising Somali model Ugbad Abdi is considered to be Fall 2019’s breakout star. She credits fellow-Muslim refugee model, Minneapolis-based Halima Aden as her inspo. “Before Halima, I just assumed there was no place for the hijab in the fashion industry,” Ugbad told i-D. “I have now realised that Muslim women can be anything we want to be.”

Zoë Ghertner Captures Julia Nobis in Modern Minimalism For M Le Magazine du Monde March 2019

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Zoë Ghertner Captures Julia Nobis in Modern Minimalism For M Le Magazine du Monde March 2019

Model Julia Nobis is styled by Suzanne Koller in lean, architectural looks in neutral colors for ‘Minimalisme, Nouvel Épisode’, lensed by Zoë Ghertner for M Le Magazine du Monde’s March 2019 issue./ Hair by Rudi Lewis; makeup by Thomas De Kluyver

Amber Valletta Celebrates American Craft Lensed By Zoe Ghertner For Proenza Schouler FW 2018 Campaign

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Amber Valletta Celebrates American Craft Lensed By Zoe Ghertner For Proenza Schouler FW 2018 Campaign

Who better than fashion icon and supermodel Amber Valletta to front Porenza Schouler's FW 2018 campaign as it explores "the heritage of American craft through the lens of a voyager." Valletta is increasingly associated as a leaders among models of the American craft movement.

Shot by photographer Zoe Ghertner, the Proenza Schouler images captures "a surrealist American landscape, embracing the macramé, artisanal tie-dyed, and patchwork pieces of the collection and embodies the spirit of the outdoor freedom and wide open spaces."