Supermodel Karlie Kloss Is our September Cover Star!

Kloss, one of the faces of the Joe Fresh fall campaign, was the perfect choice to model our new capsule collection with the Canadian brand, available in stores and online September 10! #JoeFreshxFLARE

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Karlie Kloss wears a Joe Fresh shirt and belt and Joe Fresh x FLARE jeans. Rings: Ariel Gordon and Catbird. Necklaces: Jennie Kwon. (Photo: Nino Muñoz)

Cameron Williamson: Iman once said that when she was on the runway she thought of Africa. What’s top of mind when you’re on the catwalk?
Karlie Kloss: 
I focus on the woman I’m embodying. At an Oscar de la Renta show, I think about elegance; at Alexander Wang, it’s all about attitude and independence.

CW: What’s the secret to having a long career in the modelling industry?
KK: 
Being able to find a balance between your career, outside interests and personal life. My family’s support keeps me going and taking time off to spend with them is what has allowed me to stay driven.

CW: Recently you enrolled in NYU—what are you going to study?
KK: 
I don’t have to declare a major just yet. I’m still in the process of looking through courses but I’m so excited to get started!

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Karlie Kloss wears a funnel-neck sweater, $29 from the Joe Fresh x FLARE capsule collection, available September 10 at joefresh.com/flare and Joe Fresh stores nationwide. (Photo: Nino Muñoz)

CW: You’ve said that knowing how to code is necessary to succeed in a digital world, especially for women—what inspired you to take up coding in the first place?
KK:
 It’s always fascinated me, but it’s not a subject I was taught in school. So last year, I decided to take a coding crash course and I ended up LOVING it. There’s a big misconception that coding is strictly mathematical; it’s actually incredibly creative. Code runs everything around us, and young women are so important to defining the future.

CW: Decades from now, when you look back at your career, what do you want to be remembered for?
KK: 
I hope my career spans decades and can be looked back on! If I can show one girl that you can do whatever you set your mind to, I will be thrilled.

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Karlie Kloss wears a Joe Fresh x FLARE coat and sweater.  Rings: Ariel Gordon and Catbird. (Photo: Nino Muñoz)

Photos: See the entire Joe Fresh x FLARE capsule collection

Watch: Go on set with editor-in-chief Cameron Williamson and Karlie Kloss and see more photos below

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Karlie Kloss wears a Joe Fresh shirt and belt and Joe Fresh x FLARE jeans. Rings: Ariel Gordon and Catbird rings. Necklaces: Jennie Kwon. (Photo: Nino Muñoz)

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Joe Fresh x FLARE dress, $29 (Photo: Nino Muñoz)

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