May 10, 2024

Shakira Covers Marie Claire UK Power Issue

Global icon, Shakira, covers Marie Claire’s Power Issue – exploring resilience from female trailblazers, learning from failure and reclaiming power.

Global icon, Shakira, covers Marie Claire’s Power Issue which is live across Marie Claire UK’s digital and social channels. This digital issue explores resilience from female trailblazers, learning from failure and reclaiming power.

In Shakira’s exclusive interview with Marie Claire UK’s Editor in Chief, Andrea Thompson, she spoke candidly about her personal turmoil following her high-profile split from footballer Gerard Pique and rebuilding her confidence to create her 12th studio album.

The stunning cover shoot features key power looks from Stella McCartney, Tom Ford, Max Mara and Ferragamo. Readers are able to shop the cover with a curated edit of the fashion Shakira selected alongside her fashion stylist, Nicolas Bru, for her powerful cover look.

Marie Claire’s UK’s latest digital issue and exclusive Shakira interview have already seen significant coverage in the Daily Mail, The Sun, The Independent, The Mirror, Hello!, Billboard, NBC New York and further outlets. The Shakira cover content has generated over 35 million views to date on social media channels.

Editor in Chief, Andrea Thompson commented, “We’ve been delighted with the global response to the Shakira cover and Power Issue on Marie Claire UK. It’s been our most successful celebrity cover to date in terms of site traffic, social engagement and press coverage. Strong, hugely creative and unapologetically herself, Shakira embodies everything we stand for as a brand at Marie Claire and it certainly resonated with our audiences.”

The Power Issue features exclusive tips on boosting resilience and embracing failure from three female powerhouses – Jane Fonda, Eva Longoria and Helen Mirren. Readers get the inside track from a nine-times marathon runner on how to build a power mindset, alongside a self-affirming, first-person read about the freedom that comes from breaking with expectation and choosing a child-free life.

The latest issue includes deep-dives uncovering the latest statement fashion and beauty trends with the ultimate power dressing hit list for 2024. A curated expert edit of key new season buys that are a catalyst for self-empowerment and inner confidence. Alongside, Shannon Lawlor, Executive Beauty Editor, exploring iconic and next-gen power perfumes.

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Photographer: Nicolas Gerardin
Editor in Chief: Andrea Thompson
Shoot and film director: Lisa Oxenham
Lighting Director: Esteban Wautier
1st Photography Assistant: Zack Forsyth
Digital technician: Jay Kim
Videographer: Carlos Ruizc
Videographer: Alex Gaar
Stylist: Nicolas Bru at the only agency
Styling assistant: Renee Old
Hair stylist: Jhonatan Rendon at the only agency using Dyson
Nail artist: Shirley Cheng at See Management using Chanel Le Vernis
Tailor: Guillermo Molina
Tailor assistant: Juan Manuel Zapata
Producer: Minna Vauhkonen
Art editor: Treasa Burns
Sub editor: Nicola Moyne
Location: Spring Studios NY
Accompanying content team: Sunil Makan, Shannon Lawlor, Lily Russo-Bah, Ally Head, Sofia Piza, Mischa Smith, Dionne Brighton, Caroline Magennis, Rachel Bailey
With thanks to: Shoshanna Stone