Crystal Renn vogue nippon prada

To be fair, it’s not really retro, but a shot of a very famous supermodel in the current Vogue Nippon…

It’s Crystal Renn! Anna Dello Russo – a woman who knows her brands – styled the shoot and Styleite noted that, in doing so,  “she’s sort of acknowledging that most editorials (this one included) are advertisements.” We think it’s incredibly clever. We’re pretty delighted that not everyone in fashion views it as a deadly serious endeavor, but then, perhaps we should have expected a sense of whimsy from a woman who has an entire apartment to house her spare shoes.  Here’s what Crystal Renn looks like most of the time:

crystal renn 2011