[Close-Up] Ciara Is A Western Goddess For ‘King Kong’ Autumn/Winter 2018

Ciara x King Kong Magazine
Photo Credit: Micaiah Carter

Ciara is still on her “level up” grind with a smoking hot spread for the  King Kong magazine’s autumn/winter issue. 

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The singer gives us total cowgirl vibes in a series of striking western-themed ensemble styled by Shannon Stokes. Shannon draped the beauty in an eclectic mix of designers, including Wesley Berryman, Manokhi, Sacai, Karla Colletto and Ariana Boussard-Reifel.

Ciara x King Kong Magazine
Photo Credit: Micaiah Carter

And then her hair! These wrapped ponytails by Ursula Stephen are everything — and the perfect complement to these hat-slinging looks. The Makeup artist Yolonda Frederick rounded out the team with a dewy contoured face beat.

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“This cover puts a holy Western spin on Ciara,” wrote the glossy on Instagram. “Think of an ominous, small chapel in the middle of desert housing.”

The beauty is one of eight cover stars for the glossy’s issue celebrating today’s established and rising icons. Other cover stars include Janelle Monáe and Selah Marley.

Ciara x King Kong Magazine
Photo Credit: Micaiah Carter

Click through for more images from the spread before it hits stands Oct. 12.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is digital media director for Hype Hair and founder/Black beauty director for Sadiaa Black Beauty guide, the top hair and beauty directory for women of color.