In honor of the new NYC Barney’s flagship store opening in Chelsea, Bruce Weber shot a campaign dedicated to New York City, our love of it and all its characters, to be called “Our Town”. Lady Gaga, goes bare faced in the campaign and looks absolutely stunning. In addition to Gaga, the campaign features Yoko Ono, Helmut Lang, Patti Smith, Cyndi Lauper, and Ladyfag with young members of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center The honor a number of major Manhattan landmarks, such as Central Park and the famous Lower East Side sandwich stop, Katz’s Deli, as the backdrop.
“As I now took photographs and films of my beloved city, I could still feel its embrace and a tear ran down my cheek for a love once lost and again found,” Weber commented in the press release.
We love a good salute to our favorite city, and of course Barneys!