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March 2019- Houston

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55 Above: MM6 Maison Margiela three-way dress in satin duchess $545, double left-sided pump in satin $580, all at Opposite page: Prada chiffon dress $3,260, and satin hairband $240, at the Prada boutique, Saks Fifth Avenue,,, Louis Vuitton black blouse, at the Louis Vuitton boutique. Large hand mirror, 1960s, $1,950, at Moxie. PHOTOGRAPHER MARTIN TRAN PHI VU. ART DIRECTION MICHELLE AVIÑA. STYLIST DOUG VOISIN WITH INDEPENDENT ARTISTS AGENCY. ASSISTANT STYLIST NICOLE JOHNSON FOR INDEPENDENT ARTISTS AGENCY. MODELS JULIAN MACHANN FOR KIM DAWSON, MADDIE FOR WALLFLOWER MANAGEMENT. HAIR ROCIO VIELMA FOR SEAMINX ARTIST MANAGEMENT. MAKEUP JUAN PERALTA, EDITORIAL ASSISTANT MEGHAN WEST. INTERN GRAYSON BERTUCCIO. FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARTIN TRAN PHI VU. PRODUCED BY MICHELLE AVIÑA AT NOBIE'S. VANITY AFFAIRS " I've sent for some lobsters," said Queen Anne to her lady. "I thought we could race them and eat them." If the goal of director Yorgos Lanthimos was to reimagine Lewis Carroll's fictional Queen of Hearts, then his film, The Favourite, struck the mark. It is to these pleasure-seeking queens, who will offer up a clever riddle as fast as she will shout "Off with her head!" that we pay fashionable tribute. For there is something delightfully twisted about a woman whose desire for decadence outweighs her moral conscience. Her twisted wit and her penchant for melodrama are as evenly matched with her tendency to betray. But what lies beneath this regal figure? Like an orange peel, her layers are revealed. The crown weighs heavy as she stares in the mirror. When left alone in her castle, what fun is there in hedonism?

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