Erykah Badu is the new face of the luxury French brand Givenchy.
“Erykah, she’s an icon–come on!” designer Riccardo Tisci told Style.com by phone from Paris. “What I want to do with my advertising campaign is spread the love. Already now it’s been three seasons that I’ve been using people that express something–they are great artists, or beautiful women, or stylish women, or models that I really believe in. It’s kind of a family portfolio.”
Tisci said he worked with Badu’s image in mind on the brand’s Spring 2014 line, which is influenced by African and Japanese styles. You can read more at Style.com.