Beauty Smoothie – Ines de la Fressange

“When a man tells you you look good, it’s not because you don’t have any wrinkles.” Inès

Inès de la Fressange is a living example of that annoyingly evergreen French girl stereotype. The daughter of a French stockbroker and Argentinian model, she was Lagerfeld’s muse from 1980-89, until they had a falling out over her, “boring, bourgeois, and provincial” decision to lend her likeness to the symbol of the French republic, Marianne… Aged 51 she walked for Jean Paul Gaultier’s Spring 2009 couture collection and tomorrow is going to bury the hatchet and walk again for Chanel. alexia inge

Ines de la Fressange

Verity Douglas

Verity Douglas

Content Editor

Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…