This shot is so striking — her profile is beautiful, and her earrings are fantastic. I wish I could see the rest of this outfit. In my imagination, it’s a glorious caftan. If you can’t see if a caftan is a caftan or not, does that place all of us in some kind of Schrodinger’s Caftan situation? Something to chew on.
This interview is very enjoyable, and the inside shots are great. I thought this was nice:
It’s clear that Erivo’s calling, release, and future are always connected to music. She has established her Instagram account as a space for comfort and kinship, whether it’s through performing heartfelt songs like John Lennon’s “Imagine” or Donny Hathaway’s “Someday We’ll Be Free” or promoting the works of up-and-coming artists. “I always say that music is universal,” says Erivo, who recommends that everyone take singing lessons at least once in their life for this very reason. “Whether or not you can sing, we all speak that language; we just have different dialects.” Giving back to her followers is how Erivo has been able to find solace for herself as well. “After George [Floyd], after Breonna [Taylor], I was, like, deeply sad. I was just sad, tearful, crying. I couldn’t really shift the feeling,” she says. “I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be nice if I could use this platform to spark joy?’ If anything, that’s my job.”
Here’s the subscriber cover:
WHAT A FACE.