Fashion chameleons might hide in the trend jungle, however it seems that some of them still have power to outshine the mass and sparkle. French Vogue Fashion Director Emmanuelle Alt is one of the chosen ones, who managed to become a style icon due to her radiating French chic and unique attitude towards fashion.
19 Oct, 2009
The year 2001 saw the brave new revival of 'Vogue' Paris under the hands of fresh employees Carine Roitfeld and Emmanuelle Alt.
The golden touch came when a series of fabulous editorials directed by Alt started to enjoy great popularity and public praise. Her collaborations with young still the most sough-after models as Daria Werbowy and Sasha Pivovarova earned her the title for one of the foremothers who breathed life into 'Vogue' Paris.
Apparently Emmanuelle Alt the fashion director as well as Balmain stylist refuses to be only a trademark of French chic. Instead she demonstrates her natural born fashion charisma and pro attitude towards style by experimenting with different looks. Indeed masculine, Goth, futuristic and ultra-classy find their place in her wardrobe, more, seemingly she knows no limits when it comes of landing the catwalk outfits on the streets.
Miss Alt tries her hand at different styles wavering from one extreme to the other. Retro and futuristic seem to mingle in her outfits, however as a general tendency her look is overwhelmed by an elegant soberness. Rainbow colored clothes and accessories get a prominent role only in her editorials rather than real life.
As a real style icon Emmanuelle Alt succeeds in preserving her subtle femininity that is carefully camouflaged under the polished menswear pieces and androgynous figure.
Black skinny jeans topped with a rock-chick leather or a statement-shouldered jacket seem to be core elements of the world fame aspiring fashion director. As the most classy and universal wardrobe staples, jeans and heels became the mostly sported styles Emmanuelle Alt proposed to herself.
Accessories as scarves and shoes also reveal her refined eye for memorable items. However there's no room for boredom and mediocrity, with her slender worth-admiring model figure personifies these designer creations.
The relaxed and often mono-chromatic, outfits that at first sight might not radiate the vivid imagination and creativity that resides in Emmanuelle Alt's personality are all proofs of self-confidence and a mastermind who is able to compose real fashion fantasies in black and white or sepia too. Offering an uber-chic idol for the aspiring style icons, Emmanuelle Alt is and will be always a voguish milestone in the history of style.