Singular Beauties

Exclusively arranged by Vogue Paris’ former Editor and Chef Carine Riotfeld, here for fashionable viewing pleasure, I present to you, Single Beauties.


These photos, shot by the legendary Karl Lagerfeld, were taken in and as a homage to the diversity of modern day women with a historical twist.

With a theme which hints back to the early A.D Era all the way to international wear from around the world, these looks and recognizable female figures gives these blast-from-the-past outer-wear the up-to-date spin to piece every look together.

View more photos below!
And extra video footage, here!

Bright Futures

Kenya Jones

Daughter of Quincy Jones and Nastassja Kinski.

Tom Ford hoodie and skirt.

First Blush

Lily Collins

The young actress making her mark.

Miu Miu coat, dress, belt, neckerchiefs, socks,and shoes. Giorgio Armani bag.

English Rose

Karen Elson

Model of poise, singer of folk, mother of two.

Chanel coat, skirt, stirrups, and shoes.

Larger than Life

Xiao Wen Ju

A lithe beauty at five foot nine.

Max Mara coat and shirt. Giuseppe Zanotti Design shoes.

Erika Ervin

Also known as “Amazon Eve,” the world’s tallest model, six foot eight.

Bottega Veneta turtleneck, skirt, and bag.

Curves Ahead

Candice Huffine

A plus-size model, 38-33-43.

Céline coat, necklace, and boots.

Ashleigh Good

Classic proportions, 33-24-34.

J.W. Anderson top and skirt. Céline boots.

Historic Heroines

China Machado

The first Eurasian supermodel (and Bazaar fashion editor from 1962 to 1972), still breaking barriers at age 83.

Michael Kors coat and sweater.

Soo Joo Park

Modeling’s blonde Asian, reinventing her look at age 27.

Reed Krakoff sweater and skirt.

Music’s Magpie


The pop princess tossing everything into the mix.

Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane dress. Fendi shoes.

Ode Couture

Chiharu Okunugi

A Japanese beauty with poetic presence.

Dior capelet, bustier, skirt, rings, and boots.


Big-Time Sensuality

Chrishell Stubbs

Dangerous curves from Turks and Caicos.

Gucci dress and shoes.



Photo Credit: Karl Lagerfeld

Models: Scarlett Johansson, Liya Kebede, Linn Arvidsson, Dakota Fanning, Lily Collins, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Ondria Hardin, China Machado, Soo Joo Park, Candice Huffine, Ashleigh Good, Xiao Wen, Erika Ervin, Grimes, Zoe Kravitz, Karen Elson, Lily Donaldson, Liberty Ross, Kenya Kinski, Gabourey Sidibe, Chiharu Okunugi, Tilda Lindstam, Lisa Verberght, Angel Haze & Chrishell Stubbs

Styling: Carine Roitfeld

Hair: Sam McKnight

Make-Up: Peter Philips

Nails: Deborah Lippmann

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