If the portraits of this year's CFDA nominees are anything to go by, these designers aren't stressing over whether their names will be called during next Monday's awards.
Photographer Lachlan Bailey caught some of the designers hanging with models and indulging in all manners of good times for this year's journal, and, well, it's major weekend-spo.
Herewith, the guilty pleasures imagined by creative director Trey Laird and styled by Jay Massacret.
ALTUZARRA, NOMINATED FOR WOMENSWEAR AND ACCESSORIES
Joseph Altuzarra chills with model Vanessa Moody and a quartet of fantastic accessories: over-the-knee boots, a bag that's made for street style shots, a milkshake, and an ice cream sundae. Yum.
IRENE NEUWIRTH, NOMINATED FOR ACCESSORIES
The only thing better than a long, lazy soak in a sudsy tub? Wearing your best jewels in the water, obviously. Lesson learned thanks to Irene Neuwirth and model Amber Valletta.
MARC JACOBS, NOMINATED FOR WOMENSWEAR
Some supers don't get up for less than $10k a day, but we'd like to reimagine the newest version being uttered by Marjan Jonkman, Anna Cleveland, and Andreja Pejic: No sunning, no working.
PROENZA SCHOULER, NOMINATED FOR WOMENSWEAR AND ACCESSORIES
The Proenza Schouler boys and models Harleth Kuusik, Fei Fei Sun, and Julia Hafstrom are here to prove that no one is immune to the siren song of pizza, beer, and Cheetos. No one.
RODARTE, NOMINATED FOR WOMENSWEAR
Who would really want to get all fancy for a red carpet and a glitzy premiere when you could Netflix and chill with popcorn? Not us and not models Joan Smalls and Anja Rubik, that's for sure.
THE ROW, NOMINATED FOR WOMENSWEAR AND ACCESSORIES
You know that boring dinner party where you know you shouldn't sneak into the restroom to gossip with your BFF but you do because, well, because? Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and model Maartje Verhoef feel you.
From ELLE US
Words: Leah Melby Clinton
Images: Lachlan Bailey