Liz Goldwyn and Karen Elson know their vintage. Which is why it came as no surprise that when the two decided to put their heads together on a fundraiser for Dress for Success, vintage clothing was at the heart of it. All in all, it makes for one of the cooler capsule collections we've seen in a while, one that feels both storied and contemporary. The collection launches on Moda Operandi this afternoon—with proceeds benefiting Dress for Success—but in the meantime, we spoke to the fashion duo to hear more about their love for vintage, their inspiration for the project, and their extensive vintage knowledge. Ava Gardner wore a ball gown made of horsehair to the Oscars?! United States.
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It was when I went to Tokyo. Karen — who has Scarlet, 14, and Henry, 13, with ex-husband Jack White — now finds her daughter raids her old clothes, which she likes to see. She said: "It's funny, my daughter wears Dr. Martens now with all my old T-shirts. IT's amazing to look at my wardrobe through her eyes. I was 18 or 19 and started going to flea markets with the designer Anna Sui - it became a ritual to meet Marc Jacobs there. Anna was pivotal in helping me discover my own taste.
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By Lydia Catling For Mailonline. Supermodel Karen Elson has revealed in her new memoir The Red Flame how she feared saying no to nude photo shoots at just 16 and discusses the behind-the-scenes reality of the fashion industry. Karen, who has had an impressive career in fashion spanning 25 years, speaks openly in her latest book about the pressures of modelling and the effects it had on her body image. Supermodel Karen Elson has had an impressive year career in fashion but it has not been without its difficulties.
As it turns out, British-born model Karen Elson was an easy mark for a little Southern charm. Passing through Nashville on a road trip seven years ago with then husband Jack White, the two decided the Athens of the South was the perfect place to call home or one of them, at least. Today, the former face of Chanel, muse to Karl Lagerfeld, and all-around runway mainstay, has slowed down enough to make the city her full-time residence, where she lives with her children, Scarlett, seven, and Henry Lee, six. Stay: When friends visit, she sends them to the Hutton , a modern, eco-friendly boutique hotel in the heart of downtown.