Welcome back to modeling, Linda Evangelista.
For the initially time because opening up about the adverse effects of a cosmetic technique, the previous runway star has partnered with a luxury attire model for a new marketing campaign. Above the weekend, Evangelista proudly shared an picture from her collaboration with the Fendi trend empire, which tapped her for the 25th anniversary celebration of its baguette handbag, made by Silvia Venturini Fendi.
In the photograph, Evangelista can be found carrying many baguette purses of various dimensions when carrying cat-eye sunglasses, a grey turtleneck sweater and a tower of pink baseball caps stacked on best of her head.
“On September 9 2022 @Fendi will host a particular style display in New York City to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the #FendiBaguette … and two many years due to the fact [Kim Jones] joined the Maison as Artistic Director of Couture and Womenswear,” Evangelista and Fendi’s Instagram announcements study.
In her have words and phrases, Evangelista additional that she is “so grateful to” Jones and Venturini Fendi, as perfectly as the glam and artistic teams at the rear of the photo shoot. Her comeback portrait was photographed by Steven Meisel.
Evangelista’s most recent Instagram update comes several months following she spoke with Persons magazine about her nightmarish experience with CoolSculpting — a non-invasive process from Zeltiq Aesthetics, a subsidiary of Allergan, approved by the Food and drug administration to reduce seen bulges underneath the chin and jaw and on the thighs, stomach, flanks and back.
In September 2021, Evangelista claimed by using Instagram that her physique experienced been “brutally disfigured” by the CoolSculpting treatment, which “did the reverse of what it promised.” The ‘90s design icon went so significantly as to file a lawsuit from Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc., which she has accused of increasing, not decreasing, her unwanted fat cells and leaving her “permanently deformed” to the level of showing up “unrecognizable.”
As a final result of building paradoxical adipose hyperplasia — a scarce aspect outcome of unwanted fat freezing she states she was by no means knowledgeable about — Evangelista mentioned that she has experienced bodily, emotionally and skillfully. The ailment, she additional, has prompted her to become a recluse dwelling with social anxiousness and agoraphobia.
“I liked currently being up on the catwalk. Now I dread working into somebody I know,” the 57-12 months-outdated told Persons in February. “I simply cannot stay like this anymore, in hiding and disgrace.”