Chris Dixon

Drawing the Best-Dressed

For the September 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, the British fashion illustrator David Downton (as in the Abbey) painted five portraits from real-life sittings to honor the members of this year’s Best-Dressed Hall of Fame. Sofia Coppola, Carolina Herrera, Daphne Guinness, Iman, and Countess Jacqueline De Ribes posed for his pen and brush. This...