FASHION

Aria


Dressed in the season’s timelessly ethereal frocks, French soprano Alexandra Deshorties channels iconic roles, from Violetta in La Traviata to Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. “I tried to give the clothes life,” says Deshorties, “and cover the gamut of the extreme human emotions that are represented in opera.” See our behind-the-scenes video here.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ralph Lauren Collection’s bronze silk Georgette dress, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com; Southpaw’s white cotton bra, at Southpaw, New York.

Beauty Note: Skin stays bump-free thanks to the moisture ribbons built into the Venus embrace razor.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ralph Lauren Collection’s bronze silk Georgette dress, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com; Southpaw’s white cotton bra, at Southpaw, New York.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Yves Saint Laurent’s white silk satin dress, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 877.555.7257.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Calvin Klein Collection’s white silk and wool dress, at Calvin Klein Collection, New York, 212.292.9000.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ralph Lauren Collection’s bronze silk Georgette dress, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com; Southpaw’s white cotton bra, at Southpaw, New York.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Yves Saint Laurent’s white silk satin dress, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 877.555.7257.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ann Demeulemeester’s white cotton dress and skirt, anndemeulemeester.be.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

PureDKNY’s embroidered white linen dress, at select DKNY stores, 800.231.1569, dkny.com.

Beauty Note: Brows look strong and defined with Revlon ColorStay Brow Enhancer.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ann Demeulemeester’s white cotton dress and skirt, anndemeulemeester.be.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ann Demeulemeester’s white cotton dress and skirt, anndemeulemeester.be.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Lanvin’s beige washed-cotton and silk dress, at Susan, Burlingame, California, 415.922.3685.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Lanvin’s beige washed-cotton and silk dress, at Susan, Burlingame, California, 415.922.3685.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Dolce & Gabbana’s cream silk tulle corset dress, 877.70.DGUSA, dolcegabbana.it; Malo’s cream linen tank top, at Malo, New York.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Dolce & Gabbana’s cream silk tulle corset dress, 877.70.DGUSA, dolcegabbana.it; Malo’s cream linen tank top, at Malo, New York.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Oscar de la Renta’s ivory and black silk blouse, at Oscar de la Renta, 888.782.6357; Ann Demeulemeester’s white cotton skirt, anndemeulemeester.be.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Oscar de la Renta’s ivory and black silk blouse, at Oscar de la Renta, 888.782.6357; Ann Demeulemeester’s white cotton skirt, anndemeulemeester.be.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Prada’s cream cotton dress with metal patches and cotton jersey tank top, at select Prada stores, 888.977.1900.

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Photographer: David Sims Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Giorgio Armani’s white silk dress, at select Giorgio Armani stores, 212.988.9191; Southpaw’s white silk slip, at Southpaw, New york.

Pianist: Howard Watkins, assistant conductor, Metropolitan Opera. Hair by Christiaan; makeup by Alice Lane/ Jed Root Inc.; manicure by Gina Viviano/Artists by Timothy Priano. Casting by Jennifer