Grand Entrance

By
Photography Robbie Fimmano

Published March 31, 2012

“I thought, how many of my favorite things can i get into one look?” says Jimmy Paul of the sculptural creation on model Cora Emmanuel. Tidy bangs are the foundation for teased, hair-sprayed, and hand-shaped wigs. Theatrical volume, a little ’80s punk, a little Marilyn Monroe: “It’s a cockamamie quilt of everything,” he muses. “Absolutely all-out glamour”

PHOTO: BRA AND CORSET: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER HAUTE COUTURE. JACKET (VINTAGE): WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND. UNDERWEAR: FREDERICK’S OF HOLLYWOOD. HAIR PRODUCTS: BUMBLE AND BUMBLE,INCLUDING THICKENING HAIR SPRAY AND SPRAY DE MODE. COSMETICS: DIOR,INCLUDING DIOR ADDICT IN ROSE DESHABILLE AND 5 COULEURS EYE SHADOW PALETTE IN GRIS-GRIS. HAIR: JIMMY PAUL FOR BUMBLE AND BUMBLE. MAKEUP: STEPHEN DIMMICK/AIM ARTISTS AGENCY. MANICURE: GINA EDWARDS FOR CHANEL/KATE RYAN INC. MODEL: CORA EMMANUEL/FORD MODELS. HAIR ASSISTANTS: ED LAMPLEY AND ROZ MURRAY FOR BUMBLE AND BUMBLE. HAIR COLOR: MAI FOR BUMBLE AND BUMBLE.