With her chiseled patrician countenance and calm demeanor, Monica Rich Kosann hardly presents as a woman with a dark past. Yet so she is, and deliciously dark at that. Readers of a certain age, preadolescent in the late Sixties, surely remember one of the best entertainment franchises ever, the terrifying “Dark Shadows,” that made a dashing vampire all the rage when “Twilight” was just the moment between day and night.
In “Night of Dark Shadows,” a big-screen extension of the TV soap, Kosann played a little girl, the reincarnation of the best friend of the glam ringleted witch Angelique. Though an admittedly bad actress, she excelled in the role thanks to “a sad, pathetic look” perfect for hiding under a table while a friend got hanged from a tree.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"