Shamar, model, wears jacket, trousers, and boots by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC; Olivia, musician and feminist, wears coat, dress, bag, and shoes by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Photographer Laurel Nakadate Reinterprets Prom Night in Her First Fashion Story

Nakadate's images of Connecticut teenagers in the Spring 2018 collections are as elegantly eerie as a "Blair Witch Project"-themed dance. Styled by Matt Holmes.

by GARAGE Magazine
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Mar 5 2018, 5:04pm

Shamar, model, wears jacket, trousers, and boots by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC; Olivia, musician and feminist, wears coat, dress, bag, and shoes by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Laurel Nakadate’s 2011 Star Portraits series captured subjects in a dreamlike splash of moonlight, flashlight, and long exposure. For the first time, she turns her lens on fashion, giving us ethereal glimpses of the spring 2018 collections with a cast of professional models and high school students from Wilton, Connecticut.

Yerim, model, wears dress and shoes by Louis Vuitton
Annie, journalist and violinist, wears dress and earrings by UNDERCOVER by Jun Takahashi
JoJo, model, wears dress and shoes by Christopher Kane, hat by Christian Dior, gloves by Marc Jacobs
Zuri, model, wears dress by Stella McCartney, shawl and gloves by Marc Jacobs, tights by Falke, shoes by Maryam Nassir Zadeh
Zosia, model, wears dress by Balmain, her own socks and shoes; Elijah skis and plays football; he wears his own clothes
Kate, dancer and photographer, wears dress and bag by Céline, bracelet by Michael Kors (right arm), bracelet by Céline (left arm), socks by Falke, her own shoes; Tyler, gamer and tennis player, wears coat and shirt by Gucci, his own trousers and shoes
Dasha, model, wears coat, dress, and boots by Balenciaga
Shamar, model, wears jacket, trousers, and boots by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC; Olivia, musician and feminist, wears coat, dress, bag, and shoes by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC
Jeremy, artist and former ballet dancer, wears coat by Rochas, jacket by Helmut Lang Seen by Shayne Oliver, his own shirt, trousers, and shoes
Yerim, model, wears dress and stole by Marc Jacobs, gloves by Rochas
Lindsay, editor of her school yearbook, wears top, skirt, and shoes by Proenza Schouler, tights by Falke; Alexis, model, wears dress, socks, and shoes by Miu Miu
Zuri, model, wears dress, sweater vest, and shoes by Prada, tights by Falke
Caitlyn works at an elementary school; dress by The Row

A version of this story first appeared in GARAGE No. 14, available to buy here.