‘Billie Eilish like we’ve never seen her before’: the singer dazzles on the cover of British Vogue; see photos
Billie Eilish has typically been noticed in saggy garments in public. However, the 19-year-old singer, for the quilt shoot for British Vogue, selected to put on one thing drastically totally different — a far cry from her earlier vogue outings. She was photographed in classic lingerie, wanting like a dream and in charge of her physique.
In response to a report in Mashable, ever since she rose to fame as a 14-year-old songwriter, Eilish’s signature fashion has all the time been about “huge saggy garments”, which, she defined in a 2019 advert for Calvin Klein, stemmed from the will to by no means let the world know every part about her. “I imply that’s why I put on huge saggy garments; no one can have an opinion as a result of they haven’t seen what’s beneath… No person might be like, ‘Oh, she’s slim-thick, she’s acquired a flat a*s, she’s acquired a fats a*s’. Nobody can say any of that as a result of they don’t know,” she had mentioned.
Nonetheless, for Vogue, she not solely appears gorgeous but in addition seems to be in charge of simply how her physique is offered to the general public. On Instagram, she has shared the quilt picture, writing within the caption that she thanks the outlet “for respecting my imaginative and prescient and making this come to life”.
British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, in a protracted Instagram publish, additionally detailed the method of getting Eilish for the June cowl, writing how she wished “nothing wanting a change”. “So she got here to Vogue with an thought. What if, she puzzled, she wished to indicate extra of her physique for the primary time in a vogue story? What if she wished to play with corsetry and revel within the aesthetic of the mid-20th century pin-ups she’s all the time cherished?” he wrote.
“It was time, she mentioned, for one thing new. Billie collaborated carefully with the group right here, led by fashion director Dena Giannini, and I feel it’s protected to say the result’s Billie Eilish as we’ve by no means seen her earlier than – however as all the time with Billie, it goes deeper, and it’s the story behind the transformation that’s key.”
In her interview, the singer informed British Vogue that her physique “was the preliminary purpose” for her “melancholy”, which is why she selected to put on saggy clothes whereas making public appearances. “Don’t make me not a job mannequin since you’re turned on by me,” she was quoted as saying within the interview, about how she has pushed again in opposition to the style during which she was hailed as a ‘physique optimistic icon’ only for masking up her physique.
Her new look coincides with a comeback single, which confronts abusers who exploit underage ladies. “It additionally places the onus on the viewer to contemplate their baggage,” reads the piece.
“Exhibiting your physique and exhibiting your pores and skin – or not – mustn’t take any respect away from you,” the singer has mentioned, including that her selection to decorate in a sure method was not at an assault or a stand in opposition to different feminine pop stars who’ve a distinct dressing sense.