- September 2012 (Cover)
- Model: Lindsey Wixson
- Photographer: Max Abadian
- Stylist: Elizabeth Cabral
For the ever important September issue, 18 year old supermodel Lindsey Wixson lends her perfectly puckered pout and signature gaped tooth to Flare magazine. Reminiscent of 70’s glamour Wixson wears a mixture of pieces from Prabal Gurung’s fall 2012 collection for the cover.
Making the cover of Canada’s top fashion magazine is definitely another highlight of the year for the young model who has already starred in several campaigns and walked in all the top designers runway shows including a starring role as the bride at the Chanel show.
In the interview accompanying the Fendi, Balenciaga and Michael Kors clad editorial Lindsey talks backstage, staying grounded and the business of fashion. Check out the highlights below:
On the scene backstage as a model:
“Most of the time I am having fun, but a lot of the times it’s overwhelming. I did the Oscar de la Renta show for resort recently and I didn’t know many of the girls. Everyone has their friends and people who they talk to. I sit back and do my own thing. I mainly talk to girls from my agency because I know them and always see them. It’s kind of hard to get to know the other girls. It’s not like how it used to be where you used to have three days to shoot and editorial. We’re all so crunched for time. I feel like the demand for advertising is so much greater and it’s hard to keep up. It’s great, but it’s nonstop.”
On staying grounded:
“The people around me - especially my parents and my sister, who give me input. I try to visit them every month of every other month, but I’ve been so busy with work. I want to make them proud and I try to keep it pretty modest. The fashion industry always wants something else out of you and you can decide if you want to fall into that or maintain your morals and stay true to yourself. I always think about what the people from my hometown would think of some of my shoots. I care about what my family thinks – they wouldn’t want to see my boobs printed everywhere.”
On the business of fashion:
“The fashion industry always wants something else out of you and you can decide if you want to fall into that or maintain your morals and stay true to yourself. I always think about what the people from my hometown would think of some of my shoots.”
Click here for more from Lindsey’s cover issue and check out the video below for a behind the scenes look at the cover shoot