“Euphoria” Star Hunter Schafer Covers Allure’s September Issue

Posted on August 13, 2020

“Euphoria” star Hunter Schafer covers Allure‘s September 2020 issue photographed by Daniella Midenge and styled by Nicola Formichetti.

 

 

 

Using your platform as a white celebrity: “I feel like with a lot of white celebrities in particular who do benefit from their whiteness and white supremacy, and by proxy the oppression of Black people, they need to be speaking in these moments or to be active in some way. Part of that is using your platform or giving it to someone else, but I also think our voices aren’t necessary in this. There’s also a way to quietly do your part, and a lot of that has to do with allocating funds to the right people. It’s going to be [about] finding some direct action with your body and interrogating your whiteness. None of that is Instagrammable.”

On her identity as a trans woman: “Even right now, I have to filter what I say, because more often than not I’ve found that when I say the T-word, whatever sentence that is becomes a headliner,” she says. “Not only do I think that’s so boring and so predictable, it’s, like, such a fraction [of my life]. It feels sensational. It feels like it’s prone to getting sensationalized. I also understand the need for dialogue on it.”

On her future: “I have no idea what I’m doing — just riding the wave that life is handing me and trying to be okay and keep my shit together. I think whatever presence I have, in the public-figure world, presents itself as something more collected, but I’m messy. I am just trying to figure out how to be a 21-year-old.”

 

Style Credits:
Cover: Iris van Herpen Headpiece from the Fall 2018 Couture Collection
Makeup Colors: Essentialist Eye Palette in Namiki Street Nature | Kajal InkArtist in Gunjo Blue and Lilac Lotus | ControlledChaos MascaraInk in Sapphire Spark by Shiseido

Image: Y/PROJECT Top and Skirt from the Spring 2020 Collection | Lillian Shalom Pearl Gloves
Makeup Colors: Kajal InkArtist in Kabuki White, Plum Blossom, and Gunjo Blue | ModernMatte Powder Lipstick in Bubble Era by Shiseido

 

Hair by Rena Calhoun
Makeup by Holly Silius

 

[Photo Credit: Daniella Midenge/Allure Magazine, irisvanherpen.com, yproject.fr]

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