• The Interview: Sam Taylor-Johnson

    Artist, wife, filmmaker, mother, cancer survivor and now NET-A-PORTER campaign girl, Ruby Warrington meets a woman who never fails to inspire

    Photographs by patrick demarchelier

    The location is a gigantic, concrete-smooth loft in New York’s Tribeca, the protagonists are legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier and his equally illustrious muse for the day, artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson. Standing barefoot in a crisp white cotton dress designed by her friend, Stella McCartney, limbs toned by regular running and TriYoga sessions, Taylor-Johnson looks more like a young ballerina than a 45-year-old mother of four. That she feels more at home in a director's chair, alone in her studio

    Top by Victoria Beckham; pants by Balmain; shoes and bracelet by Gucci; earrings by Spectrum


    Styling by Clare Richardson

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