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American author Joan Didion

is the new face of Céline, spring/summer 2015 campaign.

Ms. Didion is the celebrated writer of such singular works as

memoirist essay collection,  Slouching Towards Bethlehem  and

the novel and later film , Play It as It Lays.

 

This isn’t the first foray into

fashion “it-girl” status for Ms. Didion.

She and daughter Quintana Roo Dunne

were partnered on a shoot for Gap, 1989.

 

Kudos to Phoebe Philo, creative director of Céline

for featuring an accomplished, strong, articulate woman-

oh, and among her other milestones

Joan Didion is a vibrant octogenarian.

(image from whowhatwear):

Joan Didion, new face of Celine

author, Joan Didion

face of Celine,  s/s  2015

photo by Juergen Teller

(image from nymag.com):

Joan Didion and her daughter, the late Quintana Roo Dunne

Gap campaign, 1989

photo by Annie Leibovitz