Being introduced to this talented babe of Portland after she snagged Best New Artist award at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards was the only first marker of our love affair with Esperanza Spalding. The 26-year-old Jazz singer and instrumentalist spent a day with fashion god André Leon Talley. and while the two roamed the galleried of Alexander McQueen and Kara Walker in NYC, Spalding discussed her inspirations and asked quite honest questions of McQueen’s work.
“This level of creativity and craftsmanship—it has to be a very lonely life. What happened?”
Seemingly a calm, intellect full of grace and great style, we’re sure this will be a fashionable and fun love affair. Espezzy is indeed a breath of fresh air.
Read the full story about their outing at Vogue!