The Gentlewoman Issue 22 is fronted by the cosmic pop star and actor Janelle Monáe, photographed by Clara Balzary and profiled inside by Horacio Silva.
Janelle Monáe has carved out an extraordinary niche with her skills as a singer, entrepreneur, actor and activist – dubbed an “incandescent talent” by no less than Michelle Obama. Also featured in this issue preeminent interior designer, Ilse Crawford, the fantastical filmmaker, Jenn Nkiru, the incomparable Shakespearean actor, Harriet Walter, and darts superstar, Fallon Sherrock. Elsewhere in the issue, 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.
The Gentlewoman celebrates modern women of style and purpose.