Taylor Russell Fronts the New Subject of Dazed in Loewe
After a slew of star-studded covers that includes Doja Cat, Tems, the Salone Flying Stars and Frost Youngsters, immediately Dazed has launched the ultimate Winter 2022 cowl, that includes younger Canadian actress Taylor Russell. The style story, lensed by Carlijn Jacobs and styled by Dazed vogue director Imruh Asha, sees Russell donning appears from Loewe’s Spring/Summer season 2023 assortment – a surreal, barely phallic ode to the anthurium flower proven in Paris on the finish of September – which Russell opened for.
Rising from a terracotta plant pot, or laying on a mattress of anthurium flowers, the shoot sees the actress channelling the daring, eccentric Loewe lady. Weeks after the S/S23 present, Loewe named Russell as their new international ambassador, with an earnest assertion from the Spanish vogue home’s inventive director, Jonathan Anderson: “I first met Taylor by means of a really pricey good friend of ours, Luca Guadagnino. I’ve by no means been so impressed by somebody – it was the beginning of a really particular friendship. I’m so proud that she agreed to open the S/S23 present, and excited to have her be a part of the Loewe household.”
Because the star of Guadagnino’s newest cinematic enterprise Bones and All – which was launched in UK cinemas final week – Russell performs Maren, a dejected younger cannibal disowned by her household who finds kinship (and romance) in Lee, a fellow ‘eater’ performed by Timothée Chalamet. “I liked how seemingly misunderstood she was, and that she represented this kind of isolation I really feel acutely for no matter cause in my life,” Russell advised Dazed within the accompanying interview. “I’m not as peculiar as Maren and her desires. However the function did ease one thing in me.” Earlier this month, Russell appeared in Loewe’s Spring/Summer season 2023 pre-collection marketing campaign alongside Guadagnino and Chloë Sevigny, who additionally stars in Bones and All.
Within the interview, Russell additionally touches on the method of working with Guadagnino, who allegedly offered the actress with a “movie bible” in preparation for her function, which included Agnes Varda’s Vagabond, Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman and Robert Bresson’s A Man Escaped. “What’s attention-grabbing about all these films, what ties them collectively, is that every one the characters are very a lot of their our bodies, in a approach that feels form of jolted – like there’s a fowl trapped inside them,” she says.
Learn the complete interview now on Dazed.