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Living with Art: Part Deux Update

by habituallychic

11 . 01 . 07


I love it when people I’ve profiled email me or leave comments. They always add that missing element that makes the story so much more interesting. So I was very excited to receive the following comment regarding my profile of Marc Jacobs’ Paris home that was featured in the November 2007 issue of W magazine. I hope you enjoy it too!

“I am the women in the sitting room photo. I’m Marc’s personal chef. The photographer, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia decided he wanted me in one of the photos. Marc asked me if I wouldn’t mind being in one of the photos with him while I was serving them all lunch on the terrace. It was an offer I couldn’t refuse!! We just improvised…the make-up artist didn’t even have ‘women’s make-up’ because he thought he was only doing Marc. That’s him, by the way(the make-up artist), under the covers, speaking of improvisation!!”

The Marc Jacobs story was a bit of a fantasy and not a regular home feature so it’s even more fun to hear the behind the scenes shenanigans! I was also wondering who was under the covers and now the mystery has been solved!

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  1. Suzy November 1, 2007 | 5:28 am

    How sweet of her to contact you! I love hearing behind the scenes stories!

  2. a. November 1, 2007 | 10:18 am

    I loved this spread in W!

  3. Jane Flanagan November 1, 2007 | 5:21 pm

    I love that you got the scoop on this. I always look for more information on images like this and it niggles at me until I track it down. Now I’ll just ask you!

  4. Habitually Chic November 1, 2007 | 5:24 pm

    Suzy, I know! I wish more people would contact bloggers. It’s so exciting when they do!

  5. Habitually Chic November 1, 2007 | 5:25 pm

    A, it was such a fun spread. I love peaking into fashion designers homes. I think they are just as good at decorating as they are at fashion.

  6. Habitually Chic November 1, 2007 | 5:26 pm

    Jane, you are too funny! I don’t always get the inside scoop but I do enjoy trying to find it as well!

  7. ALL THE BEST November 1, 2007 | 6:35 pm

    That’s so cool HC. How nice and what a great story!!

  8. katiedid November 1, 2007 | 10:34 pm

    HA! That is hilarious about the undercover make-up artist! What a fun scoop!
    Katie

  9. Richie Designs November 2, 2007 | 3:29 am

    that’s f*ing cool

  10. Alice Olive November 2, 2007 | 1:06 pm

    Clearly, you have a wide following! How fantastic to get an “extra” like this!!

  11. Jordan Cappella November 2, 2007 | 4:57 pm

    Great article. I love it!

  12. patricia gray November 2, 2007 | 9:26 pm

    What an interesting follow-up.

  13. Dani November 3, 2007 | 5:40 pm

    That was really nice of her! Your posts are always so great!