The brand Acne Studios was established in 1996, and consists of a chain of high-end fashion stores in Sweden. To date, Acne Studios has been present in the fashion capitals of the world such as Paris, New York, Milan, Los Angeles, and Tokyo.
World’s shortest supermodel Devon Aoki as acne studios muse
Most recently, in the promotion campaign for the Spring Summer 2023 BST, Acne Studios invited Devon Aoki – a popular female model and actress who was dubbed “the world’s shortest supermodel” to become its new face. At the age of 41, she proves that her charm has not faded even though she has not modeled for many years.
Devon Aoki comes from a wealthy family. She is the daughter of Rocky Aoki, a former wrestler, and entrepreneur who founded the high-end restaurant chain Benihana in the US; and the half-sister of famous DJ Steve Aoki. Her wealthy family gives her great support in the field of art. But Devon Aoki is determined to pursue a modeling career, even though he only has a height of 1m65 – much lower than the standard of a professional model.
However, with her face mixed with strange Japanese beauty and Western standard proportions, the model born in 1982 quickly became one of the most famous models in the world in the 90s. Many magazines According to a famous fashion magazine, few people possess such a playful, personality and flexible personality as Devon Aoki. Devon Aoki’s ability to pose, express expression, and be able to play diverse roles makes up for her short stature.
Entering the modeling village at the age of 13, Devon Aoki soon accompanied designer Jeremy Scott. At the age of 16, she worked for major fashion brands such as Balenciaga, Comme des Garçons… Her career officially turned to a new page when she strode on the Chanel runway for the first time.
Since then, Devon Aoki has become a familiar face on the catwalks of the famous French fashion house. She has transformed into a “bride” four times at the end of Chanel’s high-class Haute Couture show. Devon shared, she was initially rejected, but designer Karl Lagerfeld kept her and since then, the supermodel has become his youngest muse.
However, Devon Aoki’s career only really shined when she “usurped” supermodel Naomi Campbell to become the new face of Versace. At that time, Devon was only 16 years old. Since then, the nickname “world’s shortest supermodel” has been given to her.
Along with walking on the runway or appearing on magazine covers and participating in the promotional campaigns of luxury fashion houses, Devon Aoki has entered the film industry and quickly became the “queen of fashion”. action movies” with the success of films such as: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Sin City (2005, 2010), DOA Arena (2009)…
In 2009, when her career was still at its peak, she married businessman James Bailey, had four children, and retired, in hiding to take care of the family. Since then, Devon Aoki has limited almost all modeling activities. Therefore, the re-appearance at the age of 41 on the “World’s shortest supermodel” Acne Studios Spring Summer 2023 campaign attracted great attention from fans.
Once the muse of many famous designers and famous fashion houses such as Chanel, Versace, and Moschino…, Devon Aoki has returned and continues to affirm her appeal through a collaboration with the fashion brand. page from Sweden.
Acne Studios Spring Summer 2023 collection offers a variety of designs that are both modern and seductive. Appearing in this collection, Devon Aoki still exudes a cold, haughty beauty with a bit of inherent mystery. Devon’s distinctive temperament contributes to the value of the designs she is wearing.
In photos taken by photographer Carlijn Jacobs, she exudes surrealism in a light blue design that features bold cuts, paired with a pair of giant seashells on her ears. In another photo, Devon Aoki shows a strong contrast in the fashion style of Acne Studios when wearing a sweet pastel pink dress, combined with a handbag full of spikes.
The supermodel also wore a red gingham (checkered) vest with rose detailing on the chest and sexy slits on the sleeves and top, matching the shorts. The bunker bag full of spikes continues to become a special highlight for Devon’s outfit.
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