Extravagant chaos: Jacquelyn Jablonski

It’s not often enough that a fashion shoot comes accompanied with a written story. This one for Vogue Italia does, though if I said I’d read it I’d surely be lying. When I can get my hands on it, I will.

The short story is by Mario Fortunato, while in Miles Aldridge’s shoot Jacquelyn Jablonski plays the titular Extravagant, Sophisticated Lady. Her boxy vintage car is overstuffed and messy, she has a cigarette dangling from her lips and a demeanour that at times contradicts her utterly glamorous styling. It seems she may even be living, rather glamourously, out of her car. Why? Well, I won’t know until I read the story.

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Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11
Jacquelyn Jablonski: Vogue Italia, September '11

Suffice to say that, story or none, the styling itself is breathtaking from the ’50s style party frocks to the striking eye makeup.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.