Lou Doillon Joins Forces With & Other Stories as Muse

As far as family lineage goes, Lou Doillon’s tends to supersede her own biography. That’s the deal when your mother is the style icon Jane Birkin, your father is the prolific director Jacques Doillon and your half-sister is the actress Charlotte Gainsbourg. Now with the help of & Other Stories, Lou Doillon is writing her own narrative by serving as the muse for the retailer’s Celebration collection.
The raven-haired actress, musician and model has helped & Other Stores’ Paris atelier come up with reimagined classics. Having always been influenced by men’s style in the Seventies, Doillon said, “This was a very easy shoot for me, as the style of this collection was very close to mine. I’m really into the velvet suit with the white shirt.”
Photographed at La Trianon Theater in the 18th arrondissement, where Doillon staged one of her first performances, the shots include ones of her playing the piano and strumming on the guitar. The musical photos may also serve as a precursor for her third album, which will be out next year. Earlier this month she took to the stage with former Pulp guitarist Richard Hawley and John Grant for three concerts.
“I’ve always adored fashion, as I find

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