Missy Elliott graces the August 2019 cover of Marie Claire US. Photographed by Micaiah Carter, she wears a Dolce & Gabbana orange coat and tweed jacket. For the accompanying spread, Missy poses in fresh styles selected by fashion editor June Ambrose. The rapper tries on designs from labels like Moschino, Chloe and Versace. For beauty, Kellon Deryck works on hair with makeup by Alexandra Butler.
Cover Shoot: Missy Elliott for Marie Claire US August 2019
Missy Elliott on Breaking Barriers
In her interview, Missy talks about breaking barriers for Black women.
I am a champion for my brown, dark women. I want them to be seen. Because we are beautiful. If we knew how special we were, we would be unstoppable.”