FASHION

Black Arts


High drama rules in dark, sculptural and geometric tailored pieces that are designed for maximum impact. Cutaway necklines and hemlines add a dose of raciness.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Lanvin’s black velour dress, at Barneys New York, New York; Bergdorf Goodman, New York, 800.558.1855. Lanvin headpiece and gloves.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Giorgio Armani’s black and gold silk velvet dress, at Giorgio Armani, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Bal Harbour, Florida. Giorgio Armani shawl.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Balenciaga’s black wool dress, at Balenciaga, New York. Coach hat; Balenciaga cuffs and belt; Gerbe hosiery.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Givenchy’s black stretch wool crepe dress with fox fur and stud embroidery, by Riccardo Tisci, at Blake, Chicago.

Beauty Note: A refined complexion can be had with help from Chanel Ultra Correction Lift Sculpting Firming Concentrate.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Chanel’s black wool crepe dress, at select Chanel boutiques; Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com; Saks Fifth Avenue, saks.com; Bergdorf Goodman, New York, 800.558.1855. Chanel hat, ring and belt.

Beauty Note: Hair keeps its smoothness with Kerastase Daily Replenishing Beauty Cream.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Yves Saint Laurent’s black silk duchesse satin top and skirt, at select Yves Saint Laurent stores. Yves Saint Laurent belt and shoes.

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Photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin Stylist: Alex White

Louis Vuitton’s black wool and polyamide dress, 866.Vuitton, louisvuitton.com. Marc Jacobs shoes.

Hair by Christiaan using Kiehl’s; makeup by Peter Philips/Chanel; manicure by Deborah Lippmann/ the Lippmann Collection. Model: Raquel Zimmermann/DNA. Production by ATLAS Productions; lighting technician: Jodokus Driessen; digital technician: Manoodh Matadin. Photography assistants: Shoji Van Kuzumi and Marc Kroop. Fashion assistants: Kathryn Typaldos, Beitressa Mandelbaum, Shiona Turini and Sheena Smith.