Supermodel Joan Smalls Kicks Off New Campaign for Anne Klein

Iconic American fashion brand Anne Klein selects supermodel, actress and activist Joan Smalls as the face of its Spring 2022 campaign.  The brand debuted its Spring campaign today during New York Fashion Week. Smalls is featured in a See It Now, Buy It Now lookbook and video presentation on the CFDA’s Runway 360 digital platform and the collection is available for purchase on

Smalls is the first featured talent in a multiyear campaign that will showcase a dynamic woman and celebrity each season. A supermodel born and raised in Puerto Rico, Smalls is a dedicated advocate who donated 50 percent of her wages in the second half of 2020 to charitable causes, and in 2021 helped launch #ChangeFashion initiative dedicated to eradicating racism in the fashion industry. Smalls will join Anne Klein and a signature retail partner on another charitable initiative to be announced soon.

“We are excited to have Joan Smalls showcase the brand this season as she exemplifies the multifaceted empowered woman Anne Klein serves,” said Effy Zinkin, Chief Operating Officer at WHP Global, owner of the Anne Klein brand, “Joan’s work in the fashion community and beyond exemplifies Anne Klein’s mission and we look forward to working with her to further support charitable endeavors.”

The Spring 2022 Collection campaign was shot by photographer Daniel Jackson in New York City.

Anne Klein’s new consumer campaign will be an ongoing series of portraits and profiles of notable women who are creating change using their public platforms. Each woman presented will be celebrated in print, video and digitally, ranging from consumer advertising to intimate Instagram Reels showcasing their efforts in raising awareness for organizations and causes. Actress Gina Rodriguez will be the featured talent for Fall ’22 with additional new faces of Anne Klein being announced for Spring and Fall ’23.

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“We are excited to have Joan Smalls showcase the brand this season as she exemplifies the multifaceted empowered woman Anne Klein serves“

Effy Zinkin | Chief Operating Officer | WHP Global

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About Anne Klein
Anne Klein is an iconic legacy women’s fashion brand founded in 1968, serving women around the world with classic American style. The brand’s namesake, Anne Klein herself, formed the brand to create elegant sportswear for women and revolutionize the way that women think about and buy clothing. Now owned by WHP Global, the Anne Klein brand continues to outfit the women who make an impact on the world, with products being sold throughout North AmericaChina, Korea, PhilippinesMexico and other countries around the world. For more information, visit, @AnneKlein on Facebook or @AnneKleinOfficial on Instagram.

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