editorialesque » sessilee lopez for elle sweden
by Jeremy Danté
shot by marcus ohlsson, the always amazing, sessilee lopez appears for the pages of elle sweden. represented by supreme models, lopez appears in bold tones & gucci accessories throughout the spread. one thing i’ve always loved of sessilee is her bone structure; i remember seeing her for the first time in italian vogue & was just staring at the face thinking, ‘who is that girl?’. born in philidelphia & of dominican & portugese ethnicity, sessilee bum rushed the fashion scene in 2004 when she moved to new york to pursue a career in modeling. that year proved to be powerful for lopez, ultimately seeing her land a fragrance contract for CK, appear for a david sims shot campaign for bennetton & runway castings for zac posen, emporio armani, karl lagerfeld & vivienne westwood. in 2005, steven meisel photographed sessilee for italian vogue, which earned her a solo cover within a series that was shared with model icons liya kebede & naomi campbell. from there sessilee’s future as a cover girl was solidified & she continues to be one of the most unforgettable faces working in fashion today. with her recent agency hop from major models to supreme, im already noticing a larger presence of sessilee & am loving every minute of it. here she demonstrates her skill of photographic performance. you might have also noticed that sessilee is plastered all over H&M locations ’round the globe as their face for spring. as one of my favorite girls in the game- sessilee slays editorial.
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