What links Julia Fox and Kanye West to a famous 90s clothing collection? | Fashion

Hunt the jahms

Julia Fox broke out in late 2019 with the intense Uncut Gems (5 stars!). In the actor’s account, she was writer/director Josh Safdie’s muse, and her pronunciation of the film’s title is accompanied by a rather loose use of vowels and consonants (“Awncuht Jahms”). A role in Steven Soderbergh’s enjoyable No Sudden Move followed, but above all she became a staple, albeit confusing, feature in memes and spirits.

Julia Fox is a Manhattan scene-turned-celebrity… Photography: FilmMagic

nice thing

fox was a designer/model/dominatrix/mover/shaker before finding wider attention, and follows Manhattan’s classic trajectory to stardom, as traversed tragically by Edie Sedgwick in the 1960s, and effortlessly by Chloe Sevigny in the 90s. Sevigny can be seen in the new Russian Doll series (Netflix), but before the controversial Kids, her screen debut in 1992 was in The Sonic Youth Video for Sugar Kane (who makes us rabbit holes Marilyn Monroe, but stay focused). In this one, Sévigny parades in uniform of the famous Marc Jacobs vintage collection.

Chloe Sevigny
… a journey also traveled by Chloë Sevigny, whose screen debut saw her wearing clothes by … Photography: Aliyah

sell me by your name

After chic heroin and plaid shirts, Marc Jacobs obtained the position of creative director at Louis Vuitton, while pioneering his eponymous brand and, Ironicallyendless variations of its name – from Marc by Marc Jacobs to Jacobs for Marc in collaboration with Marc Jacobs.

Marc Jacobs
…Marc Jacobs, who became creative director at Louis Vuitton… Photograph: Getty Images for Marc Jacobs

The best of Chicago

The dear departed Virgil Ablohwho died last November, was named Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Artistic Director in 2018. The versatile fashion designer and visual polymath founded Off-White and was a regular creative collaborator/advisor to fellow Chicagoan Kanye West.

Virgil Abloh
…whose male artistic director was Virgil Abloh, who also collaborated with… Photography: AFP/Getty Images

Follow Kanye

In recent years have tried to Kanye West-watchers but the content continues: the “disjointed” album Donda 2 arrived in February, as did a Netflix documentary. Meanwhile, there was a brief, oddly staged romance with Julia Fox, playing on the Insta grid and beyond. Fox is also writing a book that she said a masterpiece”. She seems to have captured the essence of a wild celebrity moment, telling the cup“Give people something to talk about…do your job.”

Kanye West
… Kanye West, who had a brief romance with Julia Fox. Photograph: Getty Images for Vanity Fair

Pairing notes

Lily In 1994, Jay McInerney portrait of Chloe Sevigny in a classic New York room. Meanwhile, Edie: American Girl chronicles the rise and demise of Warhol’s superstardom.

To drink Dimes Square play maps the cool crowd »make the scene” in Manhattan. Fernet, an amaro, is their drink of choice.

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