Winona Ryder Becomes the Face Of Marc Jacobs's 2016 Beauty Campaign

Marc Jacobs’s Spring 2016 Beauty campaign features the face of the woman who can shake it to both Harry Belafonte and The Knack, pull off a mean circa-1980s blazer and, while she’s at it, embody a beloved American literature heroine. Oh yes, my babies, I’m talking about Our Lady Winona Ryder.

According to Allure, this will be Ryder’s first beauty campaign. In a recent interview with the magazine she described the intensity of the inaugural photo shoot, as well as her adjustment to a model’s relationship with a camera:

“It was a long day, but an amazing one. I hate to sound so clichéd, but it was a lot of fun. Look, I’m not a model, so doing any kind of fashion shoot I need a little bit of help in terms of the fact that I don’t naturally fall into poses or whatever. I’m always trying to get camera guys to tell me what side is the better one for me because an an [sic] actress, it’s important not to be aware of stuff like that.”

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I am also terrible at posing, Winona! I always knew we were kindred spirits — how does lunch sound tomorrow?

Jacobs posted the following teaser photo to his Instagram account today: Ryder’s pixie face gently presses against glass, and, save for the sharp angle of her eyeliner, she embraces the camera with soft luminosity. I’m reminded a bit of Audrey Hepburn (perhaps it’s the pearls).

Jacobs comments, “[Ryder] does not model the look she gets into the role — and exudes it! A brilliant mind, talent, and physical beauty like no other.”

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How very.


Contact the author at rachel.vorona.cote@jezebel.com.

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