FASHION

Champion: Christy Turlington


One good classic deserves another. Iconic model Christy Turlington Burns works the warrior-goddess side of Greco-Romuence. CLICK HERE to see “Christy,” Mario Sorrenti’s shoot with Christy from our January 2009 issue. [AND HERE](/search/query?keyword=Classics) to return to the W Classics archive.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Balenciaga’s black and white silk taffeta and silk velvet top, by Nicolas Ghesquiere, at Balenciaga, New York. Janis by Janis Savitt cuffs; boy shorts from Purple Passion Shop, New York.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Ralph Lauren Collection’s black rayon and silk velvet gown, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com. Yves Saint Laurent cuffs and Boots.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Lanvin’s black silk satin and Gabardine Dress, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York, 800.558.1855.

Beauty Note: Kohl-rimmed eyes call for Maybelline New York The Colossal Volumé Express Mascara.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons’ black wool jersey skirt (draped on shoulder), at Comme des Garcons, New York. Omo Norma Kamali black PVC top. Louis Vuitton cuff.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Prada’s black silk and lycra spandex briefs, at Maxfield, Los Angeles. Rollerblade wrist guards; Etro boots.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Lucy Payne’s PVC band, worn as a top.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Prada’s black silk and lycra spandex briefs and nylon peplum, at Maxfield, Los Angeles. Marc Jacobs cuff; Prada shoes.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Boss Black’s black silk satin bra, 800.hugoboss, hugoboss.com; Louis Vuitton’s wire crinoline; Abaete’s black silk and lycra spandex briefs. Chanel gloves; The Baroness hosiery; Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquiere shoes.

Beauty Note: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Custom Face Perfector Cream foundation erases any trace of wrinkles.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Gucci’s black silk lame top with gold metal details, at select Gucci stores, 800.456.7663, gucci.com. Maison Martin Margiela sleeve.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Versace’s black silk and nylon dress, at Versace, New York and Beverly Hills. Yves Saint Laurent cuffs.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Comme des Garcons’ black cotton velvet, polyester satin and nylon tulle dress, at Comme des Garcons, New York.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Balenciaga’s black and white silk taffeta and silk velvet top, by Nicolas Ghesquiere, at Balenciaga, New York. Janis by Janis Savitt cuffs; boy shorts from Purple Passion Shop, New York.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Dolce & Gabbana’s black silk and lycra top, from the Dolce & Gabbana archives. Yves Saint Laurent belt; The Baroness hosiery.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

BCBGMaxazria’s black rayon and silk satin dress, bcbg.com. Robert Lee Morris cuff.

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Photographer: Michael Thompson Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Calvin Klein Collection’s black metallic silk and cashmere dress, at Calvin Klein Collection, New York. Yves Saint Laurent cuffs.