Cynthia Bailey goes again to the ’70s in her newest journal shoot.
Web page Six has the unique first take a look at the “Actual Housewives of Atlanta” alum’s vogue unfold for the September situation of.
The photoshoot — impressed by Diana Ross’ 1975 hit movie “Mahogany” — confirmed Bailey all dolled up in a sequence of show-stopping robes whereas posing round Downtown Los Angeles.
For one cowl, the TV persona and actress wore a white wool crepe go well with blazer from Rebecca Crews paired with a shiny black tie by Charles & Ron.
Within the second glamorous cowl, Bailey dramatically posed along with her fingers within the air as she modeled a fuchsia pink maxi costume from OTT Dubai whereas flashing a little bit leg in Gianvito Rossi heels.
Her different seems to be included head-turning ensembles from designers Tadashi, Adiba and Alice and Olivia, with dazzling equipment by Swarovski and Sheila B. Jewellery.
The previous runway mannequin, 56, wore impartial make-up and a slicked-back coiffure to showcase her pure essence.
“I wished to indicate Cynthia differently. No wigs, simply character,” editor-in-chief Derek Warburton stated. “I’ve been mates with Cynthia half of my life and that is the primary time she has posed for certainly one of my magazines.”
“I really feel the world has a selected view of her, however I see a lot extra,” he continued. “She is a chameleon, and at 56 years outdated, Hollywood isn’t gonna know what hit them when she will get the appropriate function.”
Talking concerning the photoshoot, Bailey described the liberty she felt after “taking hair out of the equation” and “simply stripping [herself] right down to Cynthia.”
“I feel that’s simply so vital to simply see me, particularly as an actress,” she defined. “What do I seem like once you take all of the issues away?”
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“Sporting 30 completely different wigs wasn’t going to be something completely different from the issues I’ve already proven,” Bailey added.
The previous Bravolebrity additionally mirrored on paying tribute to the legendary Ross, 79, along with her timeless seems to be.
“One of many different issues I liked concerning the shoot as properly goes again to the character we had been making an attempt to create,” she stated. “The theme for me in my thoughts was ‘Mahogany.’”
“We listened to the ‘Dreamgirls’ soundtrack your entire shoot, OK. And it simply actually set the tone and the tempo. Though I didn’t must be precisely like Diana Ross, it was that spirit of ‘Mahogany.’”
Bailey additionally described her budding performing profession as her third reinvention since she has beforehand conquered the worlds of actuality tv and modeling.
She defined that she’s “simply getting began” once more following her cut up from ex-husband Mike Hill.
“I’m glad, unhappy,” Bailey stated. “I’m unhappy that my marriage didn’t work out. However I’m glad that my ex and I moved on, and we each have an opportunity to seek out our individuals now. Discover our individual.”
The previous couple — who— two years later forward of their second wedding ceremony anniversary.
Their divorce was. Court docket paperwork obtained by Web page Six on the time famous that Hill “acknowledges the wedding is irretrievably damaged.”
The paperwork additionally said that each agreed there was “no probability of reconciliation.”
Bailey was beforehand married to Peter Thomas. The pair’s wedding ceremony aired throughout Season 3 of “RHOA,” however they laterin 2016.