L'OFFICIEL USA4 min de lecture
Breaking THROUGH
In Cité Internationale des Arts’ austere and derelict modernist building in Paris, which sits beside the perfectly squared French garden of the Hôtel de Sens, Bianca Bondi set up vases and amphora-like vessels in a small sink in the corner of a wet r
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
Off Site
MODELS: Alissa Sugawara THE SOCIETY Amelia Rami HEROES HAIR: Erick Williams STREETERS NY MAKEUP: Kuma STREETERS NY MANICURIST: Daria Hardeman EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Roger Inniss CASTING AND PRODUCTION COORDINATOR: Eli Perdew DIGITAL TECH: Brandon Bakus
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
L'officiel USA
PUBLISHERS Marie-José Susskind-Jalou, Maxime Jalou CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Benjamin Eymère GLOBAL DEPUTY CEO Maria Cecilia Andretta CONSULTING GLOBAL CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER Stefano Tonchi CHAIRMAN CHRISTOPHER BROWN GLOBAL CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER Anthon
L'OFFICIEL USA5 min de lecture
Real WORLD
Tall and blue-eyed with sunny short blond hair, at first glance Rasmus Myrup easily appears a poster boy for his home country of Denmark. And in fact he might have been—had his artistic practice not been about deifying one of modern society’s stronge
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
In this Issue
Menelik PURYEAR PHOTOGRAPHER “Off Site” “We really wanted to work on something that captured the urban diaspora to the country and the new relaxed sense of the city.” David THIELEBEULE STYLIST “Off Site” “This story celebrates originality. Why not we
L'OFFICIEL USA10 min de lecture
HOME AWAY from STUDIO
In the summer of 1955, an unlikely meeting of the minds occurred in the forests of southern New Hampshire. It happened at MacDowell Colony, the art residency founded in the early years of the 20th century as a place for creative minds to flourish ami
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
Rad Tidings
ART DIRECTION: Giel Domen MODEL: Hannelore Knuts HAKIM MODEL MANAGEMENT HAIR: Joeri Rouffa using BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE and WELLA PROFESSIONALS MAKEUP: Liselotte Van Saarloos using MAC COSMETICS MOVEMENT DIRECTOR: Wim Vanlessen HAIR ASSISTANT: Joffrey
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lecture
UP & COMING RESIDENCIES
Castillon, France, founded in 2018 “The Côte d’Azur has always had an interesting art scene but one that is almost strictly institutional,” explains collector and advisor Maria-Theresia Pongracz. “I launched Castel Caramel because I wanted to add a l
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lectureFashion
DAILY Gratification
Since 1880, Cartier has made ordinary items extraordinary, from its first inkwells and fragrance bottles to crisp stationary and gilded lighters. In the 1930s, Louis Cartier—the grandson of the French maison’s founder—declared, “jewelry like ours is
L'OFFICIEL USA6 min de lecture
GREENER Pastures
Airbnb ads, cottagecore influencers, and lifestyle magazines sell “going upstate” to New Yorkers as if it is a relatively new phenomenon, or one dreamt up by romantic millennials looking to detox. But the truth is that urban defectors have always bee
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lectureFashion
BLUE CHIP bling
When considering the greatest artists of the 20th century, a lengthy list comes to mind: Pablo Picasso, Jeff Koons, Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Fernand Leger, Man Ray, Damien Hirst, Pol Bury, Keith Haring, Yayoi Kusama, Anish Kapoor, and so o
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
Powerful Art Will Always Be Radical
In 2016, L’OFFICIEL Art invited Alex Da Corte to work on a special project for its 18th issue. The American conceptual artist presented a set of collaged images titled “Dead Roses” for the magazine alongside an interview with writer Yamina Benaï and
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
TIME, Light, SPACE
Poliform pays tribute to the history of Made-in-Italy design while celebrating its 50-year anniversary with a photographic volume entitled Time, Light, Space, lensed by Paolo Roversi and published by Rizzoli. Through visuals from the fashion photogra
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lecture
MIND to Body
When Alice Pagani introduced herself to director Andrea De Sica at her audition for Baby, the hit Netflix teen drama in which she plays lead Ludovica Storti, she ended up flat on her face. “I wanted to be brave, but I was so embarrassed that I trippe
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
Party Favors
L’OBSESSION PROP STYLIST: Haidee Findlay-Levin RETOUCHING: Picture House ■
L'OFFICIEL USA4 min de lecture
Learning CURVE
São Paulo, Brazil–born Alice Braga always knew she wanted to act. “I grew up on a movie set,” she says, following in the footsteps of her mother, Ana, and aunt, Sônia, who are both Brazilian actors. “What I most loved in life was the arts, and my pas
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lecture
FLOW State
MODEL: Diarra WHY NOT HAIR: Matteo Bartolini FREELANCER using BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE MAKEUP: Riccardo Morandin WMMANAGEMENT using PAT McGRATH LABS STYLIST ASSISTANTS: Adele Baracco and Terry Lospalluto In the 1920s, when this magazine first appeared, t
L'OFFICIEL USA9 min de lecture
Lily On The Beach
When Lily Collins arrived in Paris over a year and a half ago to start filming Emily in Paris—the unsuspecting Netflix feelgood that became an overnight fame monster—the city was not as she’d expected. Born in Surrey, England but raised in LA, the da
L'OFFICIEL USA7 min de lecture
The FOLLY & the Reason
After decorating his way through the Second World War, the Spanish silver-mining heir Carlos de Beistegui turned his attention to the adornment of his garden at the Château de Groussay, just over 30 miles west of Paris in Montfortl’Amaury. His creati
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lecture
Dark MIRROR
With her wide doe eyes and porcelain skin, Ariana Papademetropoulos—who seems something between an ingenuous Renaissance figure and a Robert Rodriguez heroine—is almost as visually intriguing as her paintings; both are tinged with nostalgia and the o
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
Earthly Delights
MODEL: Micaela Tosi IMG MODELS HAIR: Lorenzo Barcella ALDOCOPPOLA MAKEUP: Gimmy Arevalo SET DESIGNER: Lorenzo Dispensa AURAPHOTOAGENCY HAIR ASSISTANT: Alessandro Ragione STYLING ASSISTANTS: Emanuele Recupero and I-Ting Yeh ■
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
In this Issue
PHOTOGRAPHER “Global style is when you put your heart into it.” PHOTOGRAPHER “In a global world we share this sense of uniqueness. Irreverence is our tradition.” WRITER “In these uncertain times, Pierre Cardin’s conversation with Simon Porte Jacquemu
L'OFFICIEL USA4 min de lectureDesign
Farida by Farida
L’OFFICIEL: Can you tell us about when you first arrived in Paris? FARIDA KHELFA: I didn’t know where to go. I wandered everywhere, but I soon met Le Palace’s crew in Les Halles. It was the trendiest neighborhood, with ‘50s vintage shops… it was wher
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lecture
What MAISIE KNOWS
Last fall, Maisie Williams turned heads during Paris fashion week, wearing matching outfits (and makeup) with her boyfriend, Reuben Selby, while sitting front row at Thom Browne. This year, the actor spent her summer in Paris, building partnerships w
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecturePopular Culture & Media Studies
In December 1964, René Gruau Cleverly Used Fringe To Look Forward.
When putting together issues of L’Officiel, Andrée Castanié and Georges Jalou saw everything, represented everything, and predicted everything. They often asked René Gruau to illustrate the covers. The self-taught artist would perfectly frame fashion
L'OFFICIEL USA3 min de lectureDesign
A Fresh Look
Lanvin’s Creative Director since 2019, 32-year-old Bruno Sialelli has succeeded in reviving one of the most storied French fashion houses thanks to a handful of collections, his fascinating stories, and his cinematic heroines. L’OFFICIEL: You grew up
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lectureFashion
Daily LUXE
Long gone are the days when women waited for a lover or family member to gift them a piece of fine jewelry. Why not take the reins and choose a piece for yourself? Tiffany & Co., through the introduction of their new collection, Tiffany T1, begs the
L'OFFICIEL USA1 min de lecture
BEAUTY Nostalgia
The ‘90s were about expressing individuality and rebelling against the status quo. Grunge went mainstream even while adopting an anti-mainstream philosophy. For beauty, this meant the heavy, haphazard use of kohl pencil and dark lipstick: combined, t
L'OFFICIEL USA2 min de lectureFashion
the ARTof SELF–Expression
L’OFFICIEL: Between your sister Victoire de Castellane, artistic director of the jewelry department at Dior, and your uncle Gilles Dufour, who ran the Chanel studio, fashion is very much a part of your home life. What influence has it had on you? MAT
L'OFFICIEL USA8 min de lecture
Keep Love Alive
Very few artworks touch the emotional register that Nan Goldin’s seminal slideshow and book, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986), hits. A tour de force, Ballad is a visual memoir that documents both the grizzly and glamorous truths about being in
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