LOOK OF THE WEEK: Nicole Kidman, 55, is one of fashion’s biggest risk-takers.
Leah Doran, CNN
Oscar-winning actor Nicole Kidman took the internet’s attention this week with her new shoot for Perfect Magazine.
Kidman, who turned 55 this summer, flexes his incredibly sculpted triceps on magazine covers. A cascade of his red hair falls over one shoulder and a section is bluntly cropped at the chin. Not power in his suit or black turtleneck. Kidman wears items from his Fall/Winter 2022 collection by fashion brand Diesel, which debuted at his Fashion Week in Milan in February 2020. Buzzy belt skirt worn by Kidman.
On the second cover, Kidman shows off a pair of giant patent thigh-high boots. This is similar to what was spotted with Rihanna last week. Y/Project, like Diesel, is a label led by Belgian designer Glenn Martens. Also, throughout the 20-page fashion article, you’ll find photos of Kidman in a number of net-shaking looks, including her infamous nude print dress and her double denim Diesel ensemble.
Dubbed “Perfect Icon,” one of 23 new awards created to spotlight talent across the industry, Kidman received her is celebrated for its relentless curiosity and diversity.
“I make decisions the way teenagers do,” she said in an accompanying interview. It has had its ups and downs. It actually makes for a really eventful career — I’m into it. ”
This penchant for daredevil dressing has long given Kidman an edge in the high fashion arena as well. In February, she infamously appeared on the cover of the latest ‘Hollywood issue’ of the Miu Miu Spring/Summer 2022 Vanity Her Fair in her Micro Her Skirt. (There were 111 posts in six months.) The look became even more dynamic as Kidman “begged” stylist Kate Grand (who is also the creative director of Perfect Shoot) to wear a short chino skirt. I was. Rahman in an interview with Vogue Australia.
During Paris Haute Couture Week in July, Kidman modeled for Balenciaga on the runway alongside Bella Hadid, Kim Kardashian and Dua Lipa.
But the actor has long been one of fashion’s smartest risk-takers. In 1997, Kidman wore his Chartreuse his Dior dress made of embroidered silk at the Academy Awards ceremony. The look, designed by John Galliano, now boasts a dedicated Wikipedia page and has generated a lot of interest. The color of the gown was heavily criticized by comedian and red carpet critic Joan Rivers (who Kidman said the shade was “nauseating” and made actors nauseous as they passed by), and was cautious. Some claim that it helped create a red carpet culture. A dress that continues today. “John[Galliano]made it for me. I love it,” Kidman told Women’s Wear Daily at the event. , if not, maybe you should.”
Deeply entwined with narrow beauty standards, fashion is often seen as a youth game, with ever-tighter expectations of what to wear as we age. But Kidman said for her, her fun takes precedence over fitting in. “That’s probably why I click with photographers. Let’s play!”
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