• The Interview: Lucie de la Falaise
    The YSL protégée and subject of Bruce Weber’s most iconic shots talks modeling, motherhood and country life with HERMIONE EYRE

    Photographs by thomas giddings
    Styling by helen broadfoot

    Lucie de la Falaise, 41, lives at the end of a country lane in Sussex, England, where the air has a salty tang from the sea. “We’re in our own micro-climate here,” she says, warm, poised and very beautiful. De la Falaise was one of the most sought-after models of the early ’90s, but changed focus in 1996 in order to be a full-time mother to her three children (Ella Rose, 18, Orson, 13, and Ida, five) with husband Marlon Richards, a graphic artist and son of musician Keith Richards. She has made their 17th-century farmhouse into a beautiful bohemian home,

    Shirt by Haider Ackermann; jeans by Rag & Bone; bracelet by Maiyet

    STYLE RÉSUMÉ

    PROFESSION: Model

    MY STYLE: Light and easy, with delicate, subtle jewelry

    GO-TO LABELS: Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney, Saint Laurent and Lanvin

    FAIL-SAFE PIECES: A Moncler coat and my vintage YSL ‘Le Smoking’ tuxedo. I can wear it with anything

    GO-TO PRODUCTS: A spritz of Caudalie Beauty Elixir is so refreshing

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