“Olivia de Havilland’s admirers may not at first recognise in this study the star chosen to play Melanie in Gone With the Wind. The portrait shows how she allowed Perc Westmore, Warner’s make-up artist, to prove that she can be transformed into half-a-dozen different Olivia de Havillands. He made her into this sophisticated woman of the world by giving her an ultra-modern sculptured coiffure, elongated chiselled eyebrows, and a dark, rather spoiled mouth, achieved by lipstick subtlety. A darkish-grey eye-shadow was his final touch.”
Alexander and Olivia had been texting back and forth, saying hi to each other in the hallways at school, calling each other at night. Sometimes they studied together. That day, though, Olivia had asked him if he wanted to go see a movie with her.
“Like, just to hang out?” He asked.
“Actually, no.” Olivia said, shyly. It was the first time Alexander had seen her like that. It gave him some confidence. “Like, as a date.”
Elena Sudakova and Olivia Cowley in a collaborative shoot by Lady Amanda Harlech, Nick Knight and Alexander Fury entitled “Sans Couture” which explored the construction and deconstruction of the most laborious pieces of clothing from houses such as Dior, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Atelier Versace and Maison Margiela Artisanal amongst many others.
Sofia: “- Hi! Are you still here?” Alex: “- Yeah, sorry… I fell asleep on the sofa in the studio…” Olivia: “- It’s ok! You want juice or something?” Alex: “ - Nah… can I help you guys clean up?” Olivia: “ - Sure! I’m gonna go and vacuuming…” ———- Sofia and Alex started to chat while they were cleaning, she got surprised how funny Alex really was, yesterday he was all grumpy and mousy. Alex: - “… and then he told me, ‘it’s for the rain!’” Sofia: “- Hahahaha! That’s crazy!” ———- Alex: “ - I think it’s done…” Sofia: “ - Yes, great job, thanks for helping us!” Alex: “- Yeah, no problem… I should go…”