Getting Into Character With Lila Moss, Twiggy and More It Girls

Clothes for anyone who wants to command a space, worn by classic and of-the-moment women you should know.

Written by Wmag
Photographs by Willy Vanderperre

Lila Moss
Photographed by Willy Vanderperre; styled by Katie Grand.

A legion of today’s most relevant models, musicians, actors and It girls put on fanciful creations—and in the process, adopt new personas.

Erin O’Connor, fashion’s ultimate chameleon for the past two decades, is embracing a new role: mother of two. Marc Jacobs dress and necklaces; Gina shoes.

Angelic as she appears, the model Lis Rutten is a Dutch rose with a wild side. Proenza Schouler jacket, pants, and earrings; Comme des Garçons Shirt shirt; Jimmy Choo shoes.

Proenza Schouler jacket, pants, and earrings; Comme des Garçons Shirt shirt; Jimmy Choo shoes.

The rising Belgian model Ilona Desmet went full-on pixie in 2018. The look has become her defining feature. Louis Vuitton dress, sunglasses, and brooch.

The model Kim Schell’s radical new ’do has gotten everyone’s attention. Chanel dress and earrings.

The classic beauty Patrycja Piekarska proved a tough act to follow this season. Givenchy blouse and pants.

The British actress Esme Creed-Miles may be a newcomer, but she quite literally kills as the titular assassin on the TV series Hanna. Dior dress, necklace, and rings; her own tank, pants, and boots.

The American model Achenrin Madit’s sublime beauty made her one of this season’s breakout stars. Fendi dress and top.

Erin O’Connor wears a Celine by Hedi Slimane dress, head scarf, bracelet, ring, and boots.

She defined the look of fashion in the 1960s, and at 70, Twiggy’s gaze remains just as powerful. Prada jacket; Sunspel shirt; Jessie Western hat; her own rings.

Bo, who proudly identifies as nonbinary and autistic, is changing the face of fashion with their retro elegance and rugged attitude. Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello vest, necklaces, bracelets, bag, and boots.

Kyla Ramsey was meant to be a model—her first gig was for her family’s vintage clothing store in Connecticut. Bottega Veneta coat and dress.

As a model, budding musician, and artist, Alewya Demmisse is in the midst of recording her first album and illustrating its cover. Loewe bra and skirt. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare B3 Adaptive SuperFoods Stress Rescue Super Serum.

Inspired by punk culture and feminist theory, the Welsh photographer Megan Winstone makes sexy, provocative work that challenges societal norms. Yohji Yamamoto dress.

Stella Jones, the 17-year-old daughter of the Clash guitarist Mick Jones, is making noise of her own as a budding model and miss-about-town, along with BFF Lila Moss. Miu Miu dress; Anthony Turner Studio Designs headband.

Kyla Ramsey wears a Marni dress; Converse sneakers.

The Brit It girl Kasper Kapica is known for her cool streetwear style. Here, she takes a turn in high fashion. Alexander McQueen dress.

Lila Moss wears a Tomo Koizumi dress.

Lila Moss wears a Tomo Koizumi dress.Photographed by Willy Vanderperre; Styled by Katie Grand.Hair by Anthony Turner at Streeters; Makeup by Miranda Joyce at Streeters; Manicure by Michelle Humphrey for Bio Sculpture at LMC Worldwide. Models: Kim Schell and Patrycja Piekarska at Elite Model Management; Lis Rutten and Achenrin Madit at Premier Model Management; Ilona Desmet at M+P Models; Bo at Marilyn Agency; Lila Moss, Stella Jones, and Esme Creed-Miles at Kate Moss Agency; Erin O’Connor at Jonathan Sanders & Co.; Kyla Ramsey at the Hive Management; Alewya Demmisse at the Squad Management; Twiggy at Models 1; Kasper Kapica; Megan Winstone; Casting by Anita Bitton at the Establishment. Set design by Emma Roach at Streeters. Produced by Ragi Dholakia at Ragi Dholakia Productions; Production Manager: Claire Huish at Ragi Dholakia Productions; Production Coordinator: May Powell at Ragi Dholakia Productions; Photography Assistants: Romain Dubus, Harry Hawkes, Louis Headlam; Digital Technician: Henri Coutant; Retouching: Triplelutz; Fashion Assistants: Oliver Volquardsen, Jordan Kelsey, Julia Veitch, Aurélie Mason-Perez; Casting assistant: Richard Nguyen at the Establishment; Production Assistants: Jordan Kilford, Nina Parsons; Hair Assistants: Claire Grech, Simon Khan, Jasmine Lanyero; Makeup Assistants: Zahra Hassani, Elaine Lynksy; Manicure Assistant: Roma Sachania; Set Assistants: Louis Simonon, Lizzy Gilbert.