Tiffany and Co., the fabled jewelry company that inspired Breakfast at Tiffany’s, launched today their fall '17 campaign and it’s as dazzling as their diamonds.
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For Reed Krakoff’s first creative expression for the design house, called “There’s Only One,” he enlisted David Hallberg, Zoe Kravitz, Janelle Monae, Elle Fanning, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, and Cameron Russell. Among these six creatives who rule their respective industries, one of the boldest choices comes in the lithe form of David Hallberg, the world-famous classical ballet dancer.
Behind-the-Scenes (Photography: Inez & Vinoodh)
In his portrait for the series, shot by acclaimed fashion photographers Inez & Vinoodh, his wild, golden brown hair sits perched between his piercing blue eyes as he models one of the company’s classic, jewel-encrusted broches—the Schlumberger Bird on a Rock clip. For Hallberg, the campaign was a perfect fit creatively. “This Tiffany and Co. campaign personally resonates because it expresses creative vision and individuality. These are ideals I have lived by through personal expression not only in my art but also my overall life,” he told OUT.
But creative expression wasn’t the only draw for the campaign. It was the inclusion of key members of the LGBTQ community like Hallberg, Russell, and Clark that struck a chord and brought a heavy dose of pride to the campaign, as Hallberg explained: “The importance lies within free individual expression of any walk of life. This campaign shows that support of all people is an imperative path into future acceptance not only of the LGBTQ community, but any community in our lives.”