Charlotte Rampling for V Magazine
When last we featured an editorial from V Magazine’s “Age” issue, the response was decidedly negative. We’re thinking this one’ll change your mind. Aging-into-legendhood actress Charlotte Rampling, oozing attitude and working the shit out of couture. Unlike her clearly unhappy to be aging cohorts, she has a sense of drama, sexiness, and style here that makes her truly ageless. Beautiful and fierce.
“At age 64, Charlotte Rampling remains an icon of sex and decadence. Once described as being able to have any man she wanted, she maintains a powerfully carnal presence in films ranging from Never Let Me Go to StreetDance 3D. Born into a military family in Essex, England, the bilingual Rampling has long divided her time between London and Paris, where she is referred to as “La Légende.” The last ten years have marked some of her most powerful and psychologically penetrating work, particularly in collaboration with the director François Ozon, but she’ll likely be remembered as the embodiment of a certain kind of twisted glamour, like the concentration camp victim entertaining Nazi officers bare-breasted in braces and a cap in the pervy 1974 film The Night Porter.”
[Men’s sweater vintage by Gianni Versace. Hand-embroidered mules
by Valentino Haute Couture]
[Photo Credit: Willy Vanderperre via vmagazine.com, style.com, versace.com]