Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu has been revealed as the face of the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. The campaign was shot by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Givenchy revealed the new campaign as the first post on its new Instagram account, @givenchyofficial
. Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci called Erykah his "dream icon" in a statement
. Erykah's most recent album is New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)
. She was issued
a citation for disorderly conduct in 2010 for her controversial "Window Seat" music video.
The current Fall/Winter 2013 Givenchy campaign
features Amanda Seyfriend, Carine Roitfeld and Julia Restoin Roitfeld.