"He stood with his back against a mirror, facing the photographer. Above his head on a glass shelf was a vase of overblown peonies, and in his hand he held a cigarette. He was dressed in a silk smoking-jacket with shawl collar, which was tied loosely at the waist, and worn with silk pyjama trousers; both were decorated in a dancing, fuchsia print of girls tossing garlands of flowers into the air or fluttering through space in the arms of a beau. The outfit and print were the work of Karl Lagerfeld. At Jacques' throat was a boisterously large black bow-tie which he wore with a wing-collared white dress shirt."
Sunday, September 21, 2008
-The Beautiful Fall, by Alicia Drake