“I simply acquired directed by Baz Luhrmann!” What else might a younger, up-and-coming mannequin dream of than the chance of working with an iconic movie director, debuting on the runway in a room filled with editors and celebrities, and getting the Vogue stamp of approval? Mars, the Los Angeles native who was just lately chosen as a part of Vogue’s Open Casting class of 2023, crossed all gadgets off their bucket listing in a single night time at Vogue World: London.
On this newest episode of Diary of a Mannequin, Vogue adopted Mars by this career-defining day, which kicked off with some gentle skincare and wrapped with a backstage cheer post-show. Sandwiched in between was a visit to a espresso store to seize a fast breakfast (“I believe there’s this concept that fashions don’t eat something, which I believe is ridiculous,” mentioned Mars), some backstage bonding (it was fellow Vogue World forged member Treasured Lee’s birthday), some hair and make-up (“lots of people speak about the way it’s not as glamorous because it might sound, however getting your hair and make-up finished surrounded by a bunch of fashions is very glamorous”), and a fast rehearsal.
Mars additionally recollects the second they heard that that they had been picked to be a part of this class of Open Casting—they fittingly made their dad and mom hearken to Madonna’s “Vogue” 3 times. “I’m non-binary and that’s a singular perspective within the modeling world,” mentioned Mars, ruminating on how they arrived at this second. “They had been on the lookout for range and a brand new perspective, and that may be a range I can provide.”
Simply three days earlier than the filming of this video, Mars was working in a restaurant. “I really feel like I’m dwelling in two completely different worlds somewhat bit,” they mentioned. Make that two planets—be part of Vogue for a day on planet Mars by watching above.
Director: Talia Collis
Director of Pictures: Charlotte Croft
Editor: Katie Wolford
Senior Producer: Producer: Jordin Rocchi
Producer, On Set: Anisa Kennar
Audio: Andy Watson
Assistant Editor: Justin Symonds
Publish Manufacturing Coordinators: Holly Frew, Jovan James
Supervising Editor: Kameron Key
Affiliate Director, Publish Manufacturing: Nicholas Ascanio
Manufacturing Coordinator: Ava Kashar
Manufacturing Supervisor: Natasha Soto-Albors
Line Producer: Romeeka Powell
Senior Director, Manufacturing Administration: Jessica Schier
World Expertise Casting Administrators: Ignacio Murillo, Rosie Vogel-Eades
Director of Content material, Manufacturing: Rahel Gebreyes
Government Producer: Ruhiya Nuruddin
Senior Director, Programming: Linda Gittleson
VP, Digital Video English: Thespena Guatieri
Filmed at: Zedwell Piccadilly Circus, 188-189 Drury Lane, Theatre Royal Drury Lane