Saturday, April 2, 2011

Soul Mates

Besties Jourdan Dunn and Karlie Kloss appear on the cover of I-D Magazine's Exhibitionist issue and are the subject of a high glam editorial lensed by Kayt Jones and styled by Edward Enninful. The accompanying feature article chronicles the pair's blossoming friendship from their initial encounter at the Fall/Winter 2008 Prada show to their bonding at a shoot for Top Shop and to their current status as two of the fashion industry's most sought after models.

Dunn and Kloss are birthday twins, sharing the same birth date of August 3rd, with Dunn being two years older than Kloss. The pair refer to one another as Jour Jour and Kar, whilst friends call them both Jourlie. When quizzed as to the best qualities about each other, Kloss says "Jour makes seriously kick-ass fried chicken. It's life changing...And she's the best friend anyone could ask for. I have found my best friend, sister and soul mate by the age of eighteen. I don't know anyone in the world so lucky." Dunn adds that "Karlie is such a beautiful person inside and out. We're more than friends, we're family. Karlie's the sister I never had. It's hard finding someone you can be around and trust with your life and Karlie's that person."

The close bond shared by Dunn and Kloss is evident in the images below, with neither model attempting to overshadow the other. Rather, the pair photograph beautifully together and compliment one another's  individual and distinct beauty. Perhaps Dunn and Kloss herald a return to a model type in the ilk of Naomi, Linda and Christy, who's camaraderie and charisma transcended their visceral beauty.





Above images courtesy of the fashionspot.com

i-D Magazine - April 2011
Photographer - Kayt Jones

i-D Magazine - April 2011
Photographer - Kayt Jones

i-D Magazine - April 2011
Photographer - Kayt Jones

i-D Magazine - April 2011
Photographer - Kayt Jones

i-D Magazine - April 2011
Photographer - Kayt Jones


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