The One and Only

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Nearly a year after her departure as editor in chief of French Vogue, Carine Roitfeld is as busy as ever. Here, the style-setter acts as our guide—and model—at the couture collections.

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Giambattista Valli’s stretch silk georgette gown with ostrich feather detail. Roitfeld’s own hat and Sergio Rossi shoes.

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Giorgio Armani Privé’s silk kimono cape and wool crepe skirt. Roitfeld’s own jewelry and shoes.

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Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci’s off-white embroidered silk tulle gown and ivory-embroidered tulle sweater. Roitfeld’s own jacket, jewelry, and shoes.

Beauty Note: When the neckline is a baring one, maintain skin around it with Lancôme Rénergie Lift Volumetry Neck Volumetric Lifting and Reshaping Neck Cream.

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Rick Owens’s stretch grosgrain dress. Roitfeld’s own coat and shoes.

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Azzedine Alaïa Haute Couture’s crocodile print patent-leather jacket and skirt. Roitfeld’s own jewelry, hat, and Sergio Rossi shoes.

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Valentino Haute Couture’s silk velvet and silk gazar gown. Roitfeld’s own jewelry, belt, and shoes.

Beauty Note: A masterfully lined eye drawn with Lancôme’s Artliner Eyeliner in Slate is an ideal match to a couture wardrobe.

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Chanel Haute Couture’s black wool and silver lamé tweed dress. Roitfeld’s own shirt and jewelry.

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Dior Haute Couture’s ivory-embroidered silk jacket; Dior’s vintage jacket. Roitfeld’s own garter belt, jewelry, hosiery, and shoes.

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Atelier Versace’s crystal-embroidered perforated leather gown and silk mousseline T-shirt. Roitfeld’s own cape and jewelry.

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Gaultier Paris’s wool jacket and silk tulle skirt. Roitfeld’s own scarf and Sergio Rossi shoes.