Alert! Legendary John Waters – aka The Pope of Trash – and his longtime collaborator and muse, actress Mink Stole are reunited for Calvin Klein‘s new This is Love collection, celebrates and champions families within the LGBTQIA+ community.
Photographed by John Edmunds in the style of a photo album, Waters and Stole are joined by a cast that includes actress Sasha Lane and Serio Lane, team members from youth organisation The Trevor Project, musician Snail Mail and her people, iconic ballroom house House of Xtravaganza, hairstylist Holli Smith and her fiancé Pony, actor Justice Smith and his actor boyfriend Nic Ashe and Afrofuturistic arts collective TRIBE.
Cast in colours inspired by the Progress Pride Flag, the This is Love collection forms part of Calvin Klein’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. In 2022 to date, Calvin Klein has committed $400,000 in support of NGOs fighting for LGBTQIA+ equity, advocacy, safety and justice, while Calvin Klein is also a proud supporter and financial sponsor of The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people.