FROM THE ARCHIVE: The summer of 2006 was the winter of my fragrance discontent. Actually, it was more like despair. Perhaps my mood was unduly influences by Karl Lagerfeld’s utterances about the impending fall fashions: “We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.”
Editor: Claudia Cusano. Art Director: Mark Reynolds. Producer: Katie Nanton. Hair & Makeup: Brenda Bakker for Lizbell Agency. Model: Laurence for Richard’s Model Management. Photographer’s Assistant: Cory Dawson. Set Design: Hitoshi Okamoto. Paint provided by Farrow & Ball: All White No. 2005, Eco-Friendly Dead Flat.
As far as Pierre is concerned, bring on the piercing whine of engines, gruelling corner manoeuvres, brutal g-force of acceleration, exhausting heat, intense braking, gas fumes and sweat.