BEAUTY

Grace Hartzel Loves Dancing, Loves Francoise Hardy

The American model reveals her beauty secrets.


In W’s April 2015 issue, Midwestern model Grace Hartzel rocked an understated, grungy look—complete with the best military-style jackets of the season. Here, she explains the secrets to her effortless off-camera beauty.

Define your look in three words: Funky, weird, gothic.

Five-minute routine: Wash face, throw on moisturizer, mess up hair.

Never leave the house without: My chokers and other jewelry.

Exercise regime: I love dancing!

Cleanse or not: I really want to try it! But it seems impossible. [laughs] I like a good challenge.

Beauty essentials: Lucas papaw ointment, different oils.

Skincare secret: Smoothies. Yummy!

Hair remedy: Didier Malige

In-tub must-read: All kinds of manga.

Spa-cation at: Shibui Spa at the Greenwich Hotel.

Fragrance of choice: Signorina by Salvatore Ferragamo.

Best advice from mom: Always be true to yourself.

Best advice from the pros: Follow your dreams.

Beauty icons: Jane Birkin, Francoise Hardy, Kate Bush, Nancy and Sid from Sex Pistols.

Funny Business

Céline jacket, top, and pants; Chopard earrings; (from left) ring from Doyle & Doyle, New York, Nicholas Varney Jewels ring, ring from Doyle & Doyle, New York.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Gucci jacket, shirt, pants, and pin; (right hand) David Yurman ring; (left hand) Gucci rings; Thomas Pink tie.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Sonia Rykiel blouse and pants; Rochas blouse (underneath); Sabbadini earrings; David Webb brooch; Ara Vartanian rings. Beauty note: Set the tone for glowing skin with SK-II R.N.A. Power Essence.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Diane von Furstenberg jacket and pants; Lanvin top with necktie, and bra; David Webb brooch; Giorgio Armani belt; (right hand) de Grisogono ring; (left hand, from left) Sylva & Cie ring, Ara Vartanian ring, Sylva & Cie ring; Laurence Dacade pumps.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Chanel jacket and pants; Marina B collar necklace; Marc Jacobs shoes.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Etro jacket and trousers; Self-Portrait top; Kimberly McDonald earrings; Verdura brooch; Chopard rings; stylist’s own scarf. Beauty note: Amp up the rock-star look with Sephora Collection I Love Cushion Eyeliner in Ultra Black.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Versace jacket and trousers; Rochas shirt; Lorraine Schwartz earrings; (right hand, from left) David Webb ring, ring from Fred Leighton, New York; (left hand, from left) ring from Fred Leighton, New York, David Webb ring; stylist’s own collar netting.

Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Giovanna Battaglia

Bottega Veneta jacket, shirt, pants, and belt; Silvia Furmanovich earrings; (right hand) Arman Sarkisyan ring; (left hand, from top) Arik Kastan rings, Andrea Fohrman ring; Miu Miu shoes; stylist’s own scarf.

Hilfiger Collection jacket, vest, and pants; Marieclaire St John shirt; Faraone Mennella earrings and bracelet; Munnu the Gem Palace rings; Fendi sandals.

Hair by Teddy Charles at the Wall Group; makeup by Gucci Westman; manicure by Rieko Okusa for Chanel. Model: Grace Hartzel at Next Management.

Digital Technician: Evan Lee. Photography Assistants: Margaret Gibbons, Robert Massman, James Clarke. Fashion Assistants: Mecca James-Williams, Miranda Scioscia, Chela Mitchell. Hair Assistant: Shimano Noriyasu. Makeup Assistant: Ryo Kuramoto.

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