I recently came across an editorial involving Kirsten Dunst in V Magazine. The second my eyes landed on the first image I immediately feel in love with it. It looked so, old. So vintage and antique. Like I was looking through a torn faded magazine from the 1930’s. A Depression era piece trying to remind people of “The Good Life”.
Kirsten Dunst doesn’t even look like herself. She looks like a silver screen siren with a European name and demeanor. She eminates Marlene Dietrich so well it is scary. I am so impressed with both the photography and hair and make up, even the lighting which casts the much needed shadows on her eyes to make it appear like this was taken in the first half of the 20th century. The evocation of true Hollywood glamor here is pretty remarkable.
If you don’t believe me here are some famous actresses of old Hollywood:
Greta Garbo, who looks just like Ms. Dunst here.
Four designers made dresses for Gap for celebrities and models to wear at the MET Costume Institute Gala on May 3rd. The designers were: Sophie Theallet, winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2009; Thakoon, protege of Anna Wintour and winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2006; Alexander Wang, winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2008; and Rodarte, designed by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, winner of the 2009 Womenswear CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund ward in 2009.
These dresses will be on display in a Gap pop-up store in NYC and will later be auctioned off. I might need to save up some money for the Rodarte, I am absolutely in love.
Vera Farmiga and Jessica Alba in Sophie Theallet for Gap.
Riley Keough and Kerry Washington in Thakoon.
Mia and Koe Kravitz in Alexander Wang with the designer, Kirsten Dunst in Rodate with the designers.