It’s safe to say that non-models are having a moment in the fashion industry.
Once our beloved Joan Didion for Céline campaign hit the interwebs in January, it seems there’s been a series of fabulous, unconventional ads to take our news feeds (and hearts) captive.
But what if, instead of these ads being a pleasantly surprising exception, they became the rule? That’s the question Elisa Rodríguez-Vila, a writer at Fusion not only asked but answered — by taking matters into her own hands.
Rodríguez-Vila has taken some of our favorite “super women” (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Laverne Cox and Gloria Steinem to name a few,) and superimposed them on to fashion ads for big names like Chanel, Versace and Louis Vuitton. In an e-mail to HuffPost Style, she explained her inspiration for the project: