WALK THIS WAY: Fresh from shooting a campaign for Christian Dior on the River Seine Thursday, Mila Kunis took in her first fashion show for the house Friday. “I saw the clothes already, but I am excited to see what the presentation will be like,” the actress said. Although she is a face of the house, don’t expect her to step onto the runway anytime soon. “I am barely able to walk in real life,” she chuckled.
Tali Lennox was certainly having difficulty negotiating the cobblestones at the entrance of the Rodin Museum in her platform Dior shoes. “I don’t really know how everyone else does it — to go to all the shows with these massive shoes,” she said. The model said she was diversifying into painting, writing and television presenting. A series of her portraits will go on show at the Whisper Gallery in London in April. “I like to do really distorted brushstrokes — they’re usually quite dark,” she said.
Marisa Berenson, sitting next to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton head Bernard Arnault, is busy with her skin care line and designing a spa in Marrakech. She is also trying to figure out what to wear to the Costume Institute spring gala benefit celebrating the “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” exhibition in early May. “I am in the process of thinking about it,” she said, adding that there’s no guarantee it will be a vintage piece from her late grandmother. “I do own some pieces, but nothing is dressy or [suitable for] evening.”
Natalia Vodianova, accompanied by her boyfriend Antoine Arnault, just celebrated her 30th birthday on Tuesday at home with family and friends. “I had the best day in my life. I had such an incredible birthday, just with everyone swamping me with flowers and hugs and kisses and love,” she beamed. “I’m going to do a little cocktail here as well on Monday night at the Bristol, which is also home away from home for me.”
Actress Ana Girardot has two films about to hit French screens. In “Cloclo,” due out March 14, she plays the wife of late French pop singer Claude François, whose death in 1978 sparked scenes of popular hysteria. “She has seen the film already. She liked it,” Girardot said of her real-life role model. Alysson Paradis, meanwhile, is playing an English teacher in “La salle des profs” (“The Teacher’s Room,” in English) at the L’Archipel theater in Paris, and writing her own script. “It’s about the young generation of today, about family,” said Paradis, the younger sister of singer and actress Vanessa Paradis.