Rising Star Lily Collins
Lily Collins, the offspring of living legend Phil Collins, is making a name for herself on the silver screen and the fashion scene. Keep your eyes on this star before she hits supernova status, as her fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones will soon hit theaters. Photographer Ellen von Unwerth captured Collins’s youthful energy with luxury of Bergdorf’s as a backdrop for Glamour’s “The Next Big Things” June issue.
Rocking a Dior skirt and bustier on the cover, Lily shares everything from running into Karl Lagerfeld in Paris to staying down to earth in the interview. Here are bits of what she says..
GLAMOUR: Do you consider anyone your mentor?
LILY COLLINS: My mom. It has nothing to do with acting. She guides me through my personal life, telling me to experiment. She lets me borrow her vintage. She has Chanel and eighties stuff from Yohji Yamamoto and Vivienne Westwood that she got when vintage wasn’t cool. She’d wear them to events with my dad, and everyone would ask what she had on; when she said “vintage,” they’d go, “Oh, that’s nice,” and, you know, turn the corner.
G: You recently ran into Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld in Paris. How does that work? Does he simply appear from a plume of smoke?
LC: That’s how he should arrive, right? We’d met briefly before, and I was shopping at Colette when he just walked in and said, “Ah, Lily!” Karl Lagerfeld in Paris. Epic.
G: So, Ms. Next Big Thing, what keeps you grounded?
LC: My mom. She has always encouraged me to feel like being me is enough. That’s really special, especially in a place like Hollywood. She’s my best friend.
Fashion Credits: Cover: Dior bustier and skirt, Eugenuia Kim headband and Pomellato earrings. (Lily holds Charlotte Olympia wedges and platforms)
Photo 1: Red Valentino dress, Eugenia Kim headband, Annina Vogel earrings and Christian Louboutin pumps.
Photo 2: Emilio Pucci cape, Eugenia Kim headband, Axel Russmeyer earrings and Christian Louboutin bag.
Photo 3: Burberry Prorsum blouse and skirt, Eugenuia Kim headband and Pomellato earrings
Ellen Von Unwerth also shot some fresh faces at the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood for the issue such as, Christa B. Allen, Ashley Madekwe, Kat Graham, Leven Rambin, Maika Monroe, Isabelle Fuhrman, Willa Holland,Erin Moriarty, Dania Ramirez, Zoey Deutch, and Alexis Knapp. Rising Star Lily Collins fdm LOVES commentary: Mary Anderson.
photos: Photos: Ellen von Unwerth | courtesy of Glamour