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Lily-Rose Depp, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer celebrate the 20th anniversary of Chanel’s J12 watch


How are you passing time? As we all stay home, in order to flatten the curve and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, time—and how we choose to spend it—has never felt more of the essence than now. So it’s only fitting that Chanel celebrates the 20th anniversary of its iconic J12 watch.

Conceived in 2000, the luxury timepiece was first handcrafted in Switzerland, in a Chanel atelier, under the guidance of then artistic director, Jacques Helleu. In 2013, Arnaud Chastaingt resumed the role and, over a period of four years, revised the iconic timepiece to inject a sense of the new into the classic watch. As he told The New York Times in 2019: “My job wasn’t to revolutionise, Jacques had already done that… For me, it was more about evolution. In some ways, it is easier to start from scratch than retouch a creation like this.”

Now, two decades since its making, the J12 watch sits comfortably alongside, and is indeed one of, Chanel’s icons. Like the 2.55 classic flap bag, or Chanel’s No. 5 perfume, it is as innovative as it is classic, as modern as it is covetable and signifies the ultimate emblem of Parisian luxury. It also calls to mind the famous faces and friends of the house of Chanel like Keira Knightley, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer who have become synonymous with the brand.

So, to mark 20 years of the iconic timepiece, Campbell, Schiffer, Lily-Rose Depp, Ali MacGraw and Vanessa Paradis—each Chanel muses in their own respects—gathered in Chanel’s latest digital campaign to reflect on their last two decades in celebration of the J12’s milestone birthday.

It would be the most wonderful to spend 20 years with my loved ones, my family and friends. It’s a simple answer but it’s true,” muses Depp in the campaign. Growing up with her mother (and Chanel muse), Paradis, Depp further reflected in a press release for the campaign: “Chanel has to be [the] first word I learned to read. There are people in this team who have watched me grow up. I have absolute confidence in them and their counsel. They have always looked out for me in the most gracious, generous and warm way. I’m very lucky to have been acquainted with this brand starting at such a young age.

Schiffer, who also began working with the French luxury house as a young model, reflects: “The most wonderful 20 years with… would be with my family.” For Campbell, the time would be spent in Africa exclusively and as for Paradis? “The best thing would be to stay 20 for 20 years,” she says.


Lily-Rose Depp talks body confidence and ‘normal’ upbringing in new issue of The Face

Previously best known as the daughter of actor Johnny Depp and French singer Vanessa Paradis, Lily-Rose Depp has been carving out an impressive career of her own.

Appearing on Issue 2 of The Face, the 20-year-old model discusses her growing acting career as well dealing with insecurities and growing up in the public eye.

Describing herself as “just a normal person,” Depp tells The Face, “I’ve always been taught that privacy is something you should value and keep as much for yourself as possible. I would rather people think I’m boring than people know too much about my life. I’ll be boring any day.

Though she might prefer to maintain her privacy, Depp, who will appear in the upcoming film Dreamland, was photographed in September kissing actor Timothée Chalamet in Capri, Italy. It was the kiss that launched a thousand memes – and also created quite a few headlines.

Depp tells The Face her fame doesn’t make her immune to self doubts. “I’m 20,” she says, “Obviously, I have tons of insecurities, just like everybody else.”

But what’s not on that list of insecurities is her body, as she credits her mother for helping her possess a positive body image from a young age.

I’m not nervous about stuff like that,” she says about appearing nude on screen. “I grew up being, like, topless on the beach. I was raised by a French mother who taught me that there was nothing shameful about your body.” She even adds, “My mum is a trailblazer, truly. She’s taught me a lot about self-confidence.


Lily-Rose by Kristen Stewart

Lily-Rose is on the cover of the newest edition of the V Magazine which will be on sale on November 08. You can pre-order your copy of V116 at! Like V Magazine itself, the final cover star of the year, Lily Rose Depp, is on the verge of her 20s. In her interview with friend fellow Chanel ambassador Kristen Stewart, Lily says she’s never felt more independent, and she’s looking forward to this typically tumultuous decade with optimism and creative ambition. Captured in raw, real form by friend and collaborator Luke Gilford, Lily Rose’s last editorial as a teen is sure to define this enigmatic Hollywood scion for decades to come. Elsewhere in the issue, we go “Radio Ga Ga” for Rami Malek and get an inside look at Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria. Paloma Elsesser and Ashley Graham give “cheek-to-cheek” a whole new meaning, and haute couture and Cruise 2019 light up the winter season. On the cusp of a new year, it’s time to party like it’s 1999 – or 2099. You can check the photoshoot in our gallery and the interview below:

KRISTEN STEWART: I saw the pictures. They look really nice and honest.

LILY-ROSE DEPP: Oh, thank you. That’s actually what Luke and I were going for. Luke is a really good friend of mine and has been for years. It’s nice being able to work with people like that—like doing this interview with you—someone that I know. Luke knows me so well and I’ve shot with him before, just by ourselves.

KS: It’s a gift that’s usually not given, being able to fully share your truth. And actors are desperate for that.

LRD: The first shoot I ever did with Luke was very simple because we were just shooting for fun. I did my own hair and makeup and we just pulled clothes from my closet and my mom’s closet.

KS: By the way, the entire world listens to that and literally goes, screw you. [Lily-Rose laughs.] Because we all go through our mom’s closet, but like, yours is definitely a different story.

LRD: Yeah, it’s definitely not the same vibe as everybody’s mom. I definitely am lucky because my mom has kept all of her old shit from when she was younger. So it’s like a gold mine in there. But we just did it so simply. It was literally just us picking stuff out and just taking pictures. You can tell that when I’m looking into his lens, it’s like I’m looking into my friend’s eyes.

KS: It’s dope that you’re already able to work with people who allow you to do that. It took me years to be able to gure out exactly how to own my voice and not feel nervous about it or like I was providing answers to questions that I didn’t really have answers for. And then all of a sudden I’m saying something I don’t mean.

LRD: I am really shy when it comes down to it, which is why I love acting so much. It allows me to get out of my own head. I have a way easier time acting like someone else than acting like myself.

KS: What have you been doing? What’s feeding you right now?

LRD: Well right now I’m preparing for this role I’m going to be playing next year. I’m not sure if I’m allowed to say what it is yet, but it’s something that requires a lot of research and preparation. I’m just getting a head start on the research process and really enjoying it. And I just shot this Netflix movie called The King earlier this summer. I play a French princess with a French accent, so that was really fun. I recently went to TIFF with Louis Garrel’s movie.

KS: Wow. How does it feel to work with someone like that? Because that blows my fucking head off.

LRD: We started rehearsing months before because it was really particular shooting certain things. We shot really fast and on film, like on 35 millimeter. We kind of had to know the shape that each scene was going to take before we even got there.

KS: Yeah and he’s also the son of a brilliant director. It’s kind of in both of your breeding. It’s trippy.

LRD: For sure. And I think that he has great respect for his father who is a great director. And I have so much respect for both of myparents as well. It’s definitely something that we were able to level with each other about.

KS: That’s cool. Dope. Where are you living right now? I know you’re in Paris right now, but is that where you’re based?

LRD: I’m based in L.A., but I kind of feel like I’m based in both places. I definitely feel like I get more done in Paris. I also like walking, and being able to walk around my neighborhood.

KS: Yeah, with L.A., you’re just kind of floating around. Whereas in New York… you hear [the city] all the time. So you’re like, I should be engaging with that.

LRD: It’s funny you should bring up New York, because I’m staying in New York for a few months this fall. I feel like with every change like that, you grow so much. And I feel like this year I’ve done a lot of growing and become more independent. So I think that will be good for me.

KS: That will be so much fun. The first time I stayed in New York for an extended period of time was on a movie and… This is going to sound super irresponsible, but I didn’t sleep there that much because I was so excited to be there.

LRD: I have a good feeling about it. It goes with my trying to be more independent. I feel like I’ve come into my own a lot as a woman this year so I feel like it’s going to help me continue on that road.

KS: Wow, that’s good. That’s a nice thing to be able to fully say. [That’s] fucking amazing. What about Chanel stuff? I literally remember seeing you in a makeup room and you must’ve been 14 or 15 and I was like, “She looks fucking cool. I want to be friends with her.”

LRD: I did my first campaign for them when I was 15, which was crazy. I remember when they told me, I thought I was dreaming. For a 15-year-old girl to be told that, I was just so excited and just couldn’t believe that they wanted me. Karl [Lagerfeld] and I actually met when I was like eight, with my mom. He’s so sweet. It really is rare to find someone like that who is such an icon in so many ways, and has been for so long, but who is just such a genuinely sweet and welcoming person. We will send each other pictures of our cats.

KS: That’s so sweet! Yeah, not to be a weirdo, but you meet the very best and the very worst type of people in fashion. Like literally, the worst, mean, nasty, just like crawling and climbing up, awful people. And then you meet the most creative, wild, just completely unique individuals.

LRD: I also think the way that fashion ties into cinema is really interesting. To me, the hair and makeup and costume of a character are so crucial to me.

KS: Totally. I kind of hate when people ask me this in interviews, but I also feel like it’s an interesting question: What is your favorite movie?

LRD: It’s okay, I get it all the time. I feel like I grew up watching so many old French movies. I grew up watching so many Louis de Funès movies. La Boum, which I love. Nobody’s gonna know what that is. It’s this old French movie. And then Peau d’âne with Catherine Deneuve is one of my favorite movies ever. It’s iconic.

KS: You’ll have to forgive me because you’re all French and shit. [Laughs.] What’s the English title?

: I actually don’t know…I’m going to look it up right now. I wonder if it’s called Donkey Skin? Probably not. That’s not a very nice title. But that’s one of my favorites. Catherine Deneuve plays this amazing, magical princess and then she puts on a donkey carcass and runs away into the forest.

KS: Honestly, it’s pretty cool that you grew up with that. You know, most people don’t have a real reason to start watching French films and foreign films at such a young age. It’s very cool that you started so little. You’re lucky for that.

LRD: Don’t think that I didn’t watch Twilight when I was younger, too! I was a huge fan. You’re not gonna escape it.

KS: [Laughs.] Oh my god, that’s so funny. So what the fuck else? Do you read a lot?

LRD: I do. I read a lot. I’ve been obsessed with Haruki Murakami for years. He’s my favorite author. I’m reading The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll right now, which I’m really enjoying. My little brother actually, who’s 16, is reading constantly. This summer, we were on vacation and he’s like, “Oh, have you read Bukowski? I’m loving this book.”

KS: That’s so cool and so cute. By the way you should definitely read Bukowski, he’s my fuckin’ boy. He’s one of my all-time favorites. Would you ever want to make a movie? Are you interested in directing at all?

LRD: I don’t know. I would never say never. Maybe later in life. Would you want to direct a movie?

KS: Yeah, yeah totally. I’m really reaching towards that right now. Let me just tell you all about it. [Laughs.] I feel so self-conscious talking about myself in your interview. But I’m adapting a memoir right now. I’ll text you about it. You should read it.

LRD: I would love to. That’s awesome that you’re doing that. Certain books really pull you in and really take hold of your imagination. And it’s like creating your own movie in your head, which is something I love about reading.

KS: I only started reading off my phone out of necessity, like if I’m on a movie or something and don’t have a book. I also just got super crazy addicted to podcasts.

LRD: I just listened to this podcast that compares the lives of Jane Fonda and Jean Seberg who are two people that I find so interesting. And I was just walking on the treadmill for half an hour, just learning all of this new information.

KS: Dude, I can’t believe you just said that. I just played Jean Sebergin a film I wrapped like two weeks ago, about her affiliation with the Black Panthers and the FBI take[down]. That’s so random.

LRD: Oh my god, that is incredible! That’s such a sick role. I can’t wait to see it.

KS: Wow, what a trip. Yeah, it actually was…fucking…It was a lot. Oh man. More to talk about.


Source: V Magazine!

Lily-Rose for CR Magazine Issue 11

Hello everyone, Lily-Rose is on the cover of the magazine CR issue 11 which will be on sale on September 7 in the kiosks. For the occasion, Lily-Rose gives us a new photoshoot by Steven Klein and that to say apart that it’s sexy but pretty ! This is not my favorite of the year, but Lily-Rose remains sublime. + HQ photos are available in the gallery.

For CR Fashion Book Issue 11, Carine takes a trip back in time to when she remembers fashion being at its most exciting and free: It was the year, 1999. “1999 is about a spirit of independence, and there are very few independent thinkers left today. I think right now a lot of people are looking back to this period of time. Not only to find references or get ideas, but to see who they were—how good they were—and hopefully see who they can be again.”

Today, we introduce the Issues’ cover stars that help us to either recall or conjure a modern day version of the ’99 era. First up is Lily-Rose Depp by Steven Klein—the now-famous offspring of ‘90s It couple Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis—featuring an interview with Natalie Portman, her costar in the upcoming film Planetarium. “Carine actually styled the first shoot that I did for Chanel when I was 15,” Depp told Portman. “This time I got to show off a little more skin and be a little more sexy. I had just turned 18, so I was ready to up the ante.” We recall the star saying on set that she felt more like herself than ever during this shoot, having drawn inspiration from her model mother who Klein had also photographed. « He had shot these amazing photographs of my mom when she was my age. We shot in front of a mirror with the pictures taped to it. We have a similar grungy look. »

TV5MONDE Show with Rebecca Zlotowski.

Hello everyone, 11/08, Lily-Rose went on the set of TV5MONDE Show with Rebecca Zlotowski for the promotion of ‘Planetarium’ which goes to the cinema on November 16 in France. + HQ Pictures are available in the gallery.

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