The Change Agent
Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquière is one of only a handful of designers with the power to push fashion in new directions. Alice Rawsthorn meets Mr. Zeitgeist.
Hair by Guido for Redken; makeup by Pat McGrath for Cover Girl; hair color by Laurie Foley for Wella Professionals at L’Atelier de Laurie; manicures by Jin Soon for Jin Soon Natural Hand & Foot Spa. Models: Amber Valletta, Stella Tennant, Milou van Groesen, and Saskia de Brauw, all at DNA; Freja Beha Erichsen at IMG; Delphine Bafort at Ford; Arizona Muse at Next; Eliza Cummings at Women; Bambi Northwood-Blyth at Elite; Jana Knauerova at New York Models; Aymeline Valade at Women Paris. Casting by Ashley Brokaw. Set Design by Mary Howard; production by PRODn @ Art + Commerce; digital technician: Noah Esperas. Photography assistants: Stas Komarovski, Dima Hohlovs, and Victor Gutierrez.