W Magazine’s Next Gen Royals rule

“Brilliant. Talented. Funny. Determined. Charming. Alluring. Inventive. The women and men in W’s annual Royals portfolio are all that and then some, and they rose to the top of their fields by sheer force of will” declare W Magazine of it’s star studded portfolio of Hollywood royalty.

This annual issue has become a treasured tradition for the publication which pays tribute to those in film, television, fashion, and society who have earned the right to call themselves royals, “permanent and beloved fixtures in our consciousness”.

For 2017, we decided W Magazine celebrates 25 men and women who dare to challenge stereotypes and conventions by choosing exactly who they want to be.

From “Risk-taking actors like Tilda Swinton and Jared Leto, Renaissance people like ­Shirley MacLaine and Pharrell Williams, controversial figures like Winona Ryder and Marc Jacobs, forward-thinking activists and philanthropists, like Faye Wattleton and Amandla Stenberg, plus many more” are W’s league of heroes of our time and W’s role models for the next generation. “And, yes, it bears repeating: They rule”.

Chris Hemsworth, Hailee Steinfeld, James Corden, Jared Leto, Pharrell Williams, Robert Pattinson, Saoirse Ronan, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tilda Swinton, and Winona Ryder cover the October 2017 issue of W magazine photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

Lensed by Mario Sorrent the fashion portfolio features Chris Hemsworth, Hailee Steinfeld, James Corden, Jared Leto, Pharrell Williams, Robert Pattinson, Saoirse Ronan, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tilda Swinton, and Winona Ryder.

Regarding the industry The Royals Issue welcomes stylist and Contributing Fashion ­Creative Director Katie Grand. Grand, a powerhouse who has created some of the most memorable fashion stories of the past two decades is W’s newest addition.

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