The Perfect Cover
Photography Steven Klein Art direction Victoria Bartlett
Super hero? Vampire? Valedictorian? Brooding Brontë antagonist? There’s something about a cape that sets the mind wandering off into the moors of possibility, conjuring images of what (or who) might be concealed within all the dense, dark folds. Belgian designer-on-the-verge Raf Simons (the man behind this particular cape is not inclined to reveal his face to us anytime soon. But even if you have no hidden agenda to speak of (beyond that of securing yourself a little stylish shelter from the cold). It certainly doesn’t hurt to give off the impression that you do.
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