South Sudanese-American fashion model Anok Yai is one of the latest cover stars of i-D Magazine‘s fall cover.


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This issue is celebrating Yohji Yamamoto‘s 50th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, the South Sudanese model is wearing a full look from the legendary designer’s past collection.

In a statement made by the publication on Instagram:

Having overseen over 500 collections during his career, Yohji Yamamoto is still designing at 78 years old ‚Äď and this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of starting his first label all those years ago in Tokyo. ūüĖ§‚Ā£
For our third Fall cover story Anok Yai models some stunning archival looks by the legendary Japanese designer, as he and his close friends, collaborators and fans tell the 50-year story behind one of fashion’s most emblematic brands.‚Ā£

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Text: @osman_ahmed_‚Ā£
Photography: @mario_sorrenti‚Ā£
Fashion: #CamillaNickerson‚Ā£
Editor-In-Chief: @alastairmckimm‚Ā£
Creative Director: @jonnylu‚Ā£
Hair: @bobrecine‚Ā£
Hair Assistance: Le’kema Allman
Makeup: @therealofficialfrankb at The Wall Group
Nail technician: @thehoneynails at Exposure NY
Photography Assistance: @kawashimakotaro¬†and Brett Ross.‚Ā£
Digital technician: @im_chadmeyer.‚Ā£
Fashion Assistance: @josephine_dorval| Imaan Sayed | @andy.polanco | Emma Parr
Hair Assistance: Le’Kema Allman.
Make-up Assistance: Natuska
Production: @katiefash | @laylanemejanski | @purplesteve61
Production Assistance: @williamcipos.
Casting Director: @samuel_ellis for DMCASTING.
Model: @anokyai at @nextmodels

Look: @yohjiyamamotoofficial SS06