Kacper Kasprzyk

Bouchra Jarrar

February 2, 2016

The quintessentially Parisian designer is redefining couture for the woman of today, one masterful cut at a time.

Pierre Niney

May 6, 2014

Picture an artistic, hyperkinetic boy growing up in the south of Paris, imagining his future cinematic roles.

Berenice Marlohe

October 20, 2012

Six months before she landed the role of Bond girl Sévérine in Skyfall, the latest chapter in the ongoing saga of Agent 007 (due out in November), Bérénice Marlohe was newly arrived in L.A., cold-calling casting directors and applying for her work visa.

Azealia Banks

February 11, 2012

“They’ll forget your name soon,” Azealia Banks warns haters in her breakout Internet smash, “212.” Banks herself shouldn’t worry about fading from pop-culture memory anytime soon. The 20-year-old New Yorker has proven to be one of music’s most intriguing new shape-shifters since she started posting songs and videos online a few years ago.

Mélanie Laurent

May 22, 2009

French actress Mélanie Laurent was hard at work buying knickers for a porno film when Quentin Tarantino called to confirm that she’d landed a part in his spell-check unfriendly World War II extravaganza Inglourious Basterds.

Juliette Lamboley

March 4, 2009

Juliette Lamboley charts the course of her renegade acting career by following the fussy choices of those who came before her.