Andreea is as comfortable behind the lens as she is in front. She wears pants as much as pink. She’s low maintenance and doesn’t carry a bag when she’s out – just her phone and her ID in her back pocket. She’s a no-makeup makeup lady – though probably not a lady at all.
Shooting in the heat of my first day in Rome in magically empty surrounds of the Trevi Fountain, the Fendi team laughed that we should have orchestrated this during Anita Ekberg’s showstopping ‘La Dolce Vita’ moment. There would have been much less than the hundreds pressing against the barricades, indignant at their lack of access to the fabled paragon.
In the face of every player in the luxury world trying to outplay each other with exotic destinations and fine dining experiences to draw press attention away from their lack of genuine innovation, that the house of Gucci will continue to push the boundaries of what we feel aesthetically comfortable with.