Monday, May 17, 2010

Blake Lively Vogue US June 2010

Blake Lively photographed by Mario Testino for Vogue US June 2010.

"With legendary surf gurus to guide them, Blake Lively and Hamish Bowles learn how to catch a wave."

By Hamish Bowles. Photographed by Mario Testino.

I can't quite recall the disquieting moment when I realized that they were, in fact, all around me. I knew that Cameron Diaz broke her nose doing it and was unsurprised to discover that Stefano Pilati is very, very good at it. I was amazed to hear that my friend Holly Peterson travels to the ends of the Earth in pursuit of it and that Cynthia Rowley fashions clothing expressly for it. I knew that Damien Hirst's partner, Maia, is gaga for it but that he'd rather just watch, and I was frankly dumbfounded that both Barneys' gnomish Simon Doonan and Vanity Fair's Falstaffian Graydon Carter each had a go—and with the same happy band of practitioners, no less. Read more here