Secrets of the Red Carpet: Vogue's September Cover Is Charlize Theron.
With a tip-off from someone at Vogue Magazine, I heard that Charlize Theron hits the cover of the yearly September fashion bible issue featuring an interview with Kevin Conley, entitled The Indiscreet Charm of Charlize Theron
Vogue Magazine: on counter 8/18/2009
Makeup artist Tom Pecheux and hairstylist Oribe teamed up with photographer Mario Testino in New Mexico to shoot Charlize Theron for the September issue. With Ghost Ranch, artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s stunning desert home, as the backdrop, both stylists decided to keep the look clean and simple–perfect skin and easy, swept-back hair with a touch of texture were the orders of the day.
Photo: Charlize Theron (Mario Testino); Dior product (Liam Goodman)
Check out the Slideshow: Oscar-winner Charlize Theron in September’s Vogue on vogue.com to see the key beauty products used on Charlize by Tom and Oribe for this shoot. Get Tom’s and Oribe’s tips, tricks, and shopping suggestions for a look as flawless as Vogue’s September cover girl, Charlize Theron
Leonor Greyl Styling Cream for dry hair, $36 ( beautyhabit.com)
Estee Lauder TurboLash , $32, esteelauder.com.
Oribe Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray, $38; oribe.com.
Rodin Olio Lusso, $135; store.nydg.com
The print edition features an interview and spread entitled, “The Indiscreet Charm of Charlize Theron,” Kevin Conley talks with Theron, discussing her successful production company, Denver and Delilah Films, as well as her upcoming movies The Road
Trailer for THE ROAD starring Charlize Theron
and The Burning Plain.
Trailer for THE BURNING PLAIN
From the Vogue.com website:
To the actress, however, Charlize’s own “weaknesses are way more interesting” than her strengths. The images, shot by Mario Testino at Georgia O’Keeffe’s Ghost Ranch, capture the delicate grace of Charlize’s beauty against the harsh desert landscape of New Mexico
Many beautiful actresses will call attention to their flaws over lunch as if to say, “Look, I’m human too!” But when Charlize launches into her own list, there’s something else at work. She’s afraid of flying, she tells me. She’s afraid of growing old and being alone. She’s afraid of insulting people. She feels like she’s shadowed constantly by a sense of remorse for some inappropriate thing she’s just saidIf the list is unusual, it’s also oddly familiar, because it’s exactly the run of emotions you so often see playing on her face in quiet moments on-screen.
Photo: Charlize Theron (Mario Testino);
While she takes a sip of her wine, I ask her how she feels about playing all these strong women, and she nearly does a spit take. “I can’t tell you about that,” she says, unfolding her legs and leaning in alertly. “But I know how I feel about facing my own weaknesses, and playing into my weaknesses and finding that within my characters.” By this point, she’s sitting on the edge of her couch cushion, as if someone is about to call “Action” right this second. “My weaknesses are way more interesting to me than my strengths.”blockquote>
Excerpt from Kevin Conley’s inteview with Charlize Theron for Vogue Magazine and Vogue.com
“The Indiscreet Charm of Charlize Theron” has been edited for Style.com; the complete story appears in the September 2009 issue of Vogue.
Thank you to Vogue and Vogue.com for the access to this great content. You definitely want to buy this issue to read everything in the interview and see some phenomenal photos!