Lorde, Charli XCX, HAIM & More Stun In ‘V’ Magazine: See All 8 Photos

Bianca Gracie | November 14, 2014 8:38 am

The winter issue of magazine brought together some of the most-talked about pop stars of today, including Lorde, Charli XCX, HAIM, Lykke Li and Jessie Ware. Moody alt-pop chanteuses like Tinashe, BANKS and SZA also make appearances in the feature.

The ladies star in the “Rise Above” black + white editorial spread, photographed by Chad Pitman. Each picture displays the singers’ personality, with Lorde giving sexy glam in an all-black getup, BANKS’ modelesque pose in a sharp suit and SZA smiling with huge curls surrounding her. In the issue, they all give their best advice on style, music and muses. View interview highlights after the jump and see the glamorous spread from the #92 issue in the gallery above!

On Lorde’s style philosophy: “If you can’t do large, life-threatening movements, don’t buy it.”

On Jessie Ware’s muses: “Sade and Bianca Jagger.”

On Lykke Li’s sound: “”Right before dawn, before the dreamer wakes up.”

On Charli XCX’s current obession: “Not wearing a bra. Why be tied up when you can just be free?

On HAIM’s next artist to watch: “Movement.”

On BANKS’ sound: “Dark blue and black and infinite.”

On SZA’s biggest accomplishment: “Hopefully the world will hear about it soon.”

On Tinashe’s 2015 prediction: “…a year of global domination.”

Get an eyeful of even more pop music coverage, from artist interviews to exclusive performances, on Idolator’s YouTube channel.