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Julia Restoin Roitfeld, daughter of Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld, has an effortless air of French-girl-chic—all smoky eyes and messy-but-perfect hair. Restoin Roitfeld, the new face of Jil Sander's fragrance, recently sat down with Australian Vogue to dish on her favorite beauty products and style secrets.
Initially Coty was looking for an Italian actress but its ad agency suggested me. I feel that I am a new generation Jil Sander woman; strong, independent and hard working. I understand the brand. I grew up in New York and Jil Sander is everywhere. I saw my Mum wearing [it] and I own a Jil Sander skirt. it is a basic that you [would] keep for a long time.In addition to Jil Sander skirts, Restoin Roitfeld also likes Azzedine Alaia, Balmain, Chanel bags, and Cartier jewelry. She moisturizes with La Prairie Skin Caviar and douses her hair in Kerastase Soleil.
I think my style is quite classic and bourgeois yet always feminine and sexy with a touch of rock. As for my style icons, I would say they are my mother.
The best advice her mother ever gave her? "That the attitude and the charms of a woman are way more important than the physical features."
· Five minutes with Julia Restoin Roitfeld [Vogue.com.au]