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Gentlewoman style: Sofia Coppola



The Gentlewoman Sofia Coppola

Oh hi, it’s The Gentlewoman cover we’ve all been waiting for! Sofia Coppola is my style twin. We went through the New Yorker phase together (remember Milk Fed?), the Tokyo phase (Hysteric Glamour, Lost In Translation), and the Paris phase (the Vuitton collab, the Charvet shirts – not that I own either).

Somehow she retains her sense of self despite trying out the different personas and she’s arrived at the classic ‘gentlewoman’ style that consists of anonymous luxury classics without looking plain or boring. Can’t wait to see what’s inside – The issue goes on sale next week.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Inez & Vinoodh/ The Gentlewoman
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Quote of the day: Amy Astley



Architectural Digest Amy Astley marc jacobs new york townhouse

“I want to put people in the magazine who have their own social and digital footprints and will promote their story. I mean, when you look at this issue and you see Marc [Jacobs] and Amanda Brooks and Giovanna [Battaglia], these are people with large social followings, and I know that when I work with them it’s going to get shared in a bigger way.”
Former Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley on how she’s modernising Architectural Digest, AdWeek (more…)



Quote of the day: Trey Laird



Kendall Jenner Vogue cover

“I think just step up and do something exciting and idea-driven. Get back to a time when you drove the news, when you created the news rather than, ‘This celebrity is coming out with a project and we shot her in a Dior dress so Dior gets a credit.’ (more…)



THE DRG STYLE INDEX: DIOR, VOGUE, PRADA, SONIA RYKIEL X LANCOME, CHAMPION



Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar…

1. DIOR FINALLY NAMES ITS NEW DESIGNER
Maria Grazia Chiuri heads to Dior as artistic director
An exciting week for Dior, who finally named Maria Grazia Chiuri as its incoming artistic director. I wasn’t convinced by the other suggestions but I love Chiuri’s work at Valentino and it will be interesting to see her take on modern femininity at Dior. Oh and let’s not forget possibly the real reason she’s been hired. Accessories, baby! (more…)