Naomi Campbell Stars in Vivienne Westwood’s SS20 Campaign
Vivienne Westwood cast supermodel Naomi Campbell in her latest Spring/Summer 2020 campaign shot in Paris by photographer Juergen Teller. Set in the 18th arrondissement, the campaign features a take on the Westwood-kind-of mythology with a reincarnation of birds of paradise and other magical creatures shot under neon lighting in the face of Campbell and her costar Andreas Kronthaler.
Campbell has had quite the history with Westwood after famously taking a fall at her 1993 Fall/Winter show. At the helm of her career, Campbell was then extremely embarrassed and blamed herself for not having practiced enough — the heels were really high. But the young model sitting on the runway, smiling in pink boa feathers has become an iconic image in itself. And even though the pair worked many times since then, this marks her debut in a campaign for the British designer. “I believe things in life come along when they are meant to. It’s taken 33 years to do a Westwood Campaign and I’m so happy to be doing it in my 49th year,” Campbell said in a release. “It’s meant to be when its meant to be…”