The Gentlewoman – Number 22: Autumn and Winter 2020
The Gentlewoman celebrates modern women of style and purpose. Its fabulous biannual magazine offers a fresh and intelligent perspective on fashion that’s focused on personal style – the way women actually look, think and dress. Featuring ambitious journalism and photography of the highest quality, it showcases inspirational women through its distinctive combination of glamour, personality and warmth.
Issue 22 of The Gentlewoman is fronted by the cosmic pop star and actor Janelle Monáe, photographed by Clara Balzary and profiled inside by Horacio Silva. Then lifting this edition’s scintillating teal cover, some of the women to be discovered are the preeminent interior designer, Ilse Crawford, the fantastical filmmaker, Jenn Nkiru, the incomparable Shakespearean actor, Harriet Walter, and darts superstar, Fallon Sherrock. The shocking contemporary relevance of Barbara Kruger’s iconic 1989 poster, “Your Body is a Battleground” is explored furthermore in a definitive oral history, while the dream of escaping it all becomes a reality in a Modern Manners essay. And lo, the fashions! Our merry band of photographers and stylists bring you new attitudes, fresh faces and some fine-looking garb.