This evening, the iconic British label announced their Spring 2015 ads will star Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn—marking the first time the label has exclusively cast female models (or in this case, female supermodels) of color in a fashion campaign.
Shot by Mario Testino, with makeup by Wendy Rowe and creative direction by Christopher Bailey himself, the ads feature Campbell and Dunn modeling Burberry Prorsum’s hand-painted trench coats and color-drenched Bee bags.
Though the campaign is a landmark of sorts for the brand, it’s not exactly a new job for Campbell or Dunn: Naomi posed with Kate Moss in 2001, while Jourdan has shot three other Burberry ads since 2011, and walked in many of their fashion shows.
Previous Burberry Prorsum campaigns have starred Emma Watson, Gemma Ward, Agyness Deyn, and Romeo Beckham. Of his current pick, Bailey said in a statement, “it is, as always a real privilege to work with them.” Read more…