Behind the scenes of Angelina Jolie’s September 2017 Vanity Fair cover shoot https://t.co/Hrna47VoAm— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) July 27, 2017
Styling an Icon
Whether rolling up her sleeves behind the scenes and calling the shots from the director’s chair or stepping into the spotlight as a leading lady, Angelina Jolie is constantly playing different roles. So it was natural that her chameleonic persona came into play in Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott’s cover shoot for the September 2017 issue of Vanity Fair, which finds the 42-year-old in her element on a backlot in Burbank, California.
The portfolio cements Jolie’s status as a modern-day Hollywood Renaissance woman. One shot finds her channeling her inner femme fatale against a spooky, twilight sky, wearing nothing but luxurious, black leather Sermoneta gloves as a delicate cobweb of black lace drapes across her face; in another, she eyes the camera head on, beaming with preternatural confidence and dressed à la Katharine Hepburn in Alexander Olch suspenders, a bespoke white shirt by Emma Willis, Ralph Lauren pants, and Parlanti riding boots.