CULTURE

Simply Ciara

The pregnant pop star is ready for her close up.


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Junya Watanabe Comme des Garçons jacket, $1,295, barneys.com; Eres swimsuit, $550, in other colors at nancymeyer.com. Photography by Carlos Serrao, styled by Ryan Hastings.

“When I’m at home I’m a little different than when I’m on stage; on stage I’m probably my most fearless.”

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J.W. Anderson top, $1,000, Jeffrey, Atlanta, 404.237.9000. Photography by Carlos Serrao, styled by Ryan Hastings.

“Pregnancy has been a great fashion challenge because you can’t wear things that you used to wear but you still want to feel like who you are,” Ciara says. “I have to pay some credit to my fiancé’s closet, because I have worn probably all of his clothes.”

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Donna Karan New York gown, $2,500, Donna Karan New York, 800.231.0884; Jennifer Fisher cuffs, $1,115 each, jenniferfisherjewelry.com; Jimmy Choo sandals, $775, jimmychoo.com. Photography by Carlos Serrao, styled by Ryan Hastings.

“That lady has truly been the perfect example of evolving and recreating,” she says of Angelina Jolie.

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J.W. Anderson top, $1,000, Jeffrey, Atlanta, 404.237.9000; Maison Martin Margiela rings, $440 for a set of four, Maison Martin Margiela, New York, 212.989.7612; Ciara’s own pants.

“I believe I wasn’t given this platform to perform in front of millions just for the sake of dancing and singing,” she says. “There’s gotta be something more to it.”