MOTHERHOOD PASSES DOWN THE GEMS. IN THE ROITFELD FAMILY, THOSE GEMS CAN EASILY FILL A CLOSET FULL. CARINE ROITFELD AND JULIA RESTOIN ROITFELD HONOUR THEIR MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOND AND THEIR DIVERGING STYLES SPLICE THROUGH THE EDITORIAL GLOSSIES.
Parisian roots cannot deny the little black dresses and animal prints that cross Julia Restoin Roitfeld’s closet. A tad of feminine bourgeoisie and rock fringes her French roots with her New York home. She grew up in a house inundated with fashion. Her mother, style icon Carine Roitfeld, is the former French Vogue Editor and founder of CR Fashion book, her solo venture publication for which Julia also models. Naturally it wasn’t long before Julia was sitting beside her glamorous mom in the front row during Fashion Week and Julia has evolved in her own footsteps as a model and art director for brands like Miu Miu. The mom-daughter team have worked together on countless covers and editorial spreads, Carine is the stylist, Julia models. A passion for fantasy and storytelling runs in the family. Known for her boundary pushing vision, Carine Roitfeld’s personal style is racy and bold. A mixture of classic and high glam, Julia looks to her for more than just style advice. Her mom’s golden words consider attitude and charm to be the real beauty. As a mother herself, Julia’s daughter Romy has been her biggest source of inspiration. Her website, Romy and the Bunnies, is her look into modern motherhood. Her labour of love may no longer cover her daily in head-to-toe designer looks though what she learned from her mother, chic with a lot of heart, is what sticks most. Happy Mother’s Day!