By: Ajalee Pulley
You wouldn’t believe who is the new face for Louis Vuitton’s Spring and Summer 2016 womens wear line campaign, Jaden Smith. Yes, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s 17-year-old was chosen to represent Louis Vuitton by the creative director Nicolas Ghesquière.
Ghesquière made the big announcement in an Instagram post on Saturday with a picture of Jaden sporting a black skirt and a mesh fringed tank top.
Ghesquière explained why he wanted Jaden to be a part of the campaign.
“He represents a generation that has assimilated the codes of true freedom, one that is free of manifestos and questions about gender,” said Ghesquière in a Louis Vuitton press release. “Wearing a skirt comes as naturally to him as it would to a woman who, long ago, granted herself permission to wear a man’s trench or a tuxedo.”
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Jaden is known for his several high-profile acting roles in the “Pursuit of Happiness,” “After Earth,” and the 2010 remake of “The Karate Kid.” Now he is making a name for himself in the modeling world, go Jaden!