Born into France’s high court of fashion (her mother being former editor in chief of French Vogue, Carine Roitfeld and her father designer Christian Restoin),Julia Restoin-Roitfeld grew up around the tastemakers and gamechangers of the entire fashion industry. A graduate of Parsons Paris School of Art and Design, Restoin-Roitfeld has created her own vision of the glamorous world she grew up in through the lens of photography and design. Today she’s taken on a couple new roles that Grazia explored through a recent interview, which became the inspiration for our Top 5 List. Without further ado, the Top 5 Reasons Why We’re Jealous of Julia Restoin-Roitfeld…
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As if we weren’t already jealous enough of Julia Restoin-Roitfeld! The model/daughter of ex-French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld designed a line of lingerie for the luxe brand Kiki de Montparnasse. And she is modeling it herself, natch! We’d be seeing green if we weren’t so taken by these vintage-inspired black and white snaps.
I will never be able to afford Kiki de Montparnasse lingerie … but at least looking is free. [Fashionista]
Up until recently, fashion blogger Tavi‘s professional work in the fashion industry could be called “gimmicky”—projects that rely on Tavi’s character as a young blogger. Yet lately, the smart fashion enthusiast has chosen to remain behind the scenes of her work. Like in this video she produced in collaboration with Alia Raza and Derek Blasberg and starring Julia Restoin-Roitfeld. We’re not exactly clear on what “story produced” means. The Cut refers to her as the screenwriter, but the clip has no words, so we’re assuming Tavi came up with Roitfeld’s actions, costume ideas, and props. Keep reading »