Kiko Mizuhara X iD Japan. Japanese American Model, Actress, and designer Kiko Mizuhara is Covers the Japanese issue of i-D magazine!
The UK based magazine i-D, is proving its efforts in expanding internationally, whilst building a global empire and platform. The Japanese launch of the digital magazine debuted last month, and now it is revealed that the printed version will soon make its coinciding debut. Kiko Mizuhara was recently made the first cover star of i-D Japan. The Japanese actress and model fronts the inaugural issue of the Japanese edition of the magazine. The cover was shot by Nobuyoshi Araki and styled by Erika Kurihara.
The debut issue is titled The Future of Japan. The inaugural issue features and celebrates the creative future of Japan, with an emphasis on notable talents from Tokyo. The issue features names among the likes of Fumi Nikaido, Nijiro Murakami, Liccaxx, Kid Fresino, Nana Komatsu, and Nakajyo Ayami.
The Japanese-American model, actress, designer and singer has become one of the most recognizable faces in Asia, thus solidifying the importance of her presence on the cover of the first i-D Japan. With nearly 4 million Instagram followers, Kiko Mizuhara has quickly risen in popularity as an international social star. Through her exclusive interview with i-D, Mizuhara expresses her conscious decision to remain close to her Asian roots and culture, and credited much of her success to this. She also shared insight and wisdom in her future efforts for success in that by doing things and creating things with the single mindset of love rather than business, success will surely follow.
For the cover, Kiko Mizuhara is portrayed essentially bare, with nothing but a white belted choker, and minimal makeup. Within the editorial, the model is dressed in a head to toe Vetements look, with a black leather Vetements dress and neon sock boots, also from the increasingly talked about brand. In other looks she is featured in a pastel pink leather jacket and diamond printed shorts from Louis Vuitton, and a pure white Dior sweater.
See below for few image highlights from Kiko Mizuhara’s iD Japan cover debut and check outmthe full editorial now on the digital site of i-D Japan.