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Karlie Kloss says she was in ‘survival mode’ after giving birth while gracing WSJ. Magazine cover

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Karlie Kloss delved into her difficult early days as a first-time mom in her new cover story for WSJ. magazine.

The 29-year-old model admitted in the profile, published Tuesday, that she was in “survival mode” after giving birth to her son Levi, although friendships with famous moms, including Ashley Graham and Emily Ratajkowski, have helped her feel more confident. to get. .

The runway star also spoke of how she developed “thick skin” after marrying the controversial Kushner family, traveling back to the 1960s and beyond with a series of stunning ensembles for the piece.

Learning to Thrive: Karlie Kloss, 27, spoke about being in “survival mode” after the birth of her son Levi in ​​March, flaunting stunning 60s-inspired looks in her WSJ. Magazine cover story on Tuesday

Karlie admitted that after she and husband Joshua Kushner welcomed their son Levi in ​​March, she wondered, “How is everyone doing this?”

Since then, her panic mode has abated as her son is about to turn nine months old.

She’s been able to turn to Ashley, Emily and fellow model Irina Shayk, who all have young children of their own, to help her raise a child while still being a busy parent.

“The mom-group friendship thing — I’ve always been like, yeah, that’s cute, but I won’t be,” she said. ‘[Now] I don’t take a step without asking my mother’s friends.’

Becoming a mother also forced Karlie to re-examine her relationship with her body, leading to a more positive outlook.

“I love my body in a way I’ve never had,” she said. ‘I never thought I would have a career’ [in which] my body would be so intertwined with my success or failure. That’s something I really don’t like about being a model, but – it’s part of the job.’

Listening to experts: Karlie said she turns to her celebrity mom friends Ashley Graham, Emily Ratajkowski and Irina Shayk for parenting advice

Listening to experts: Karlie said she turns to her celebrity mom friends Ashley Graham, Emily Ratajkowski and Irina Shayk for parenting advice

The first to call,

The first to call, “The mom group friendship thing — I was always like, yeah, that’s cute, but I’m not,” she said. ‘[Now] I don’t take a step without asking my mother’s friends’

New confidence: Becoming a mother also forced Karlie to re-examine her relationship with her body, leading to a more positive outlook

New confidence: Becoming a mother also forced Karlie to re-examine her relationship with her body, leading to a more positive outlook

The former Project Runway host sounded defiant when it came to squeezing herself into the fashion industry’s ideals.

‘I am really sorry that there are still such scary ideas’ [like] you should be able to fit a sample size. I’m not going to change who I am to fit in,” she said.

Kloss also spoke about her marriage to Joshua Kushner, brother of Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump.

Jared was a senior adviser to former President Donald Trump, and Karlie has been criticized by some fans for her alleged socializing with her in-laws.

The model said she had to learn to toughen up to ignore criticism of her family ties, even as she publicly supported President Biden in the 2020 election.

‘I had to get a very thick skin because of [being] influenced by the opinions of others,” she said. “Whether they love me or they hate me — because I’ve been through it all.

Ignoring the haters: She said she had to 'get really thick skinned' to ignore criticism from people angry about her marriage to Joshua Kushner, brother of Ivanka Trump's husband Jared Kushner

Ignoring the haters: She said she had to ‘get really thick skinned’ to ignore criticism from people angry about her marriage to Joshua Kushner, brother of Ivanka Trump’s husband Jared Kushner

Back in Black: While Karlie tried on some flower power outfits and an early 60s pink suit, she also channeled previous decades with a classic black one-piece bathing suit

Back in Black: While Karlie tried some flower power outfits and an early 60s pink suit, she also channeled previous decades with a classic black one-piece bathing suit

Watch out, she looked playful in a Gucci suit with a matching cape and knee-high boots

Watch out, she looked playful in a Gucci suit with a matching cape and knee-high boots

The best strategy for not feeling attacked is to simply not pay attention to the negative reactions.

“I’ve learned to stay away from the comments section. I’m just trying… to speak out about things I’m really passionate about,” she continued, before sharing her new goals: “I live my life and try to show my values ​​through my actions.”

Karlie wore a variety of standout ensembles for her cover shoot, many of which were inspired by 1960s fashion.

She channeled fashion from the turn of the decade for her cover photo, in which she wore a brown trench coat with a wide-brimmed lavender hat and a patterned magenta scarf.

The runway star showed off a flower power look in other photos with a blue ruffled top covered in red floral designs that had barely been buttoned up to show off her washboard abs. She paired it with black stone wash jeans and platform shoes.

Karlie rocked a denim bra with a matching skirt and an American flag leather jacket and star-studded cowboy boots in another snap.

She seemed to be inspired by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in a photo of her in a pink suit straight from the early 1960s.

Flowing: The blonde beauty stunned in another black and white image of herself in a white jumpsuit covered in tassels, and she enhanced her long hair with beaded braids to complement it

Flowing: The blonde beauty stunned in another black and white image of herself in a white jumpsuit covered in tassels, and she enhanced her long hair with beaded braids to complement it

Stunning: Karlie was effortlessly elegant in a photo of herself in a ball gown with a large black bow over her back draped in a short train

Stunning: Karlie was effortlessly elegant in a photo of herself in a ball gown with a large black bow over her back draped in a short train

Flexible: Karlie looked like she belonged to the modern dance world in another photo of herself in a black leotard with a black hat over her hair and long leaf-like designs with polka dots running down her legs

Flexible: Karlie looked like she belonged to the modern dance world in another photo of herself in a black leotard with a black hat over her hair and long leaf-like designs with polka dots running down her legs

In a black and white photo, Karlie was seen with her hair updo showing off a sleeveless dress covered in shiny mirrors.

Other photos seemed to be inspired by earlier eras, including sporting her sporting dark locks and wearing a classic black one-piece bathing suit that emphasized her endlessly long legs.

She looked playful in a Gucci suit with a matching cape and knee-high boots.

The blonde beauty stunned in another black-and-white image of herself in a white jumpsuit covered in tassels, and she enhanced her long hair with beaded braids to complement it.

Karlie was effortlessly elegant in a photo of herself in a ball gown with a large black bow over her back draped in a short train.

The change: She sported puffy frizzy hair while sporting a black and white striped top and a voluminous white skirt with a thin polka dot pattern

The change: She sported puffy frizzy hair while sporting a black and white striped top and a voluminous white skirt with a thin polka dot pattern

Dark look: The model changed her long blonde hair and looked nothing like herself in another dance themed photo.  She wore a black bob with a short black bodysuit and a black jacket she cried through the air

Dark look: The model changed her long blonde hair and looked nothing like herself in another dance themed photo. She wore a black bob with a short black bodysuit and a black jacket she cried through the air

Karlie looked like she belonged to the modern dance world in another photo of herself in a black leotard with a black hat over her hair and long leaf-like designs with studs running down her legs.

She sported puffy frizzy hair while sporting a black and white striped top and a voluminous white skirt with a thin polka dot pattern.

The model changed her long blonde hair and looked nothing like herself in another dance themed photo.

She wore a black bob with a short black bodysuit and a black jacket that she cried through the air.

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