Kristen Stewart for W Magazine

Posted on August 12, 2011

While we were smack in the middle of watching and live-tweeting last night’s Project Runway, Lorenzo did the gay gasp, looked up from his laptop, and momentarily channeled one of our teenage nieces.

“OhmigoddidyouseeKristenStewart? In W? Ohmigodshelooksamazing!”

Tom, totally used to these sorts of outbursts and in mid-tweet, said, “Mmm. We’ll do that tomorrow, then. Did you remember to finish your homework and put in your retainer?”

“Shut up. I hate this family.”

 

Max Mara’s mohair and wool sweater.

But that little drama queen was right. She really does look astonishingly good.
Kristen Stewart for the September issue of W magazine
Photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott
Styled by Edward Enninful.
Hair by Luigi Murenu for John Frieda.
Makeup by Lucia Pieroni for Clé de Peau Beauté.

On having a particular interest in vampires: “I f—— love me a vampire [Laughs]. I was 17 when I read Twilight, and at the time it was so perfect for me. The script was about young kids who think they can handle stuff that they just can’t. And they’re going to do it anyway. Because, why not? Just torture yourself. I relate to that. Vampires are a little dangerous – and we girls like to test ourselves.”

On saying goodbye to Bella: “I’d been anticipating that end-of-Bella moment. I was going, Oh, my God—I wonder how I’m going to feel. And the last scene of the shoot was at the wedding. Every single character was there on set. At the end of that day, I was kind of whacked. And so I never really had that moment then. Instead, it happened later. We needed to film one more sort of honeymoon scene and we went to the Virgin Islands. After that scene, my true final scene, I felt like I could shoot up into the night sky and every pore of my body would shoot light. I felt lighter than I’ve ever felt in my life.”

On watching herself onscreen: “It’s not like I sit around watching my movies again and again, but I’ve never quite believed actors when they say they don’t watch themselves. I hear them going around the block to make excuses for why they don’t watch their work. It’s bulls—. Sorry, guys – I know you watch your stuff.”

No real thoughts on the interview bites. You guys dissect them. Truth be told, she’s never struck us a particularly interesting person. That’s not exactly rare among stars, but she either doesn’t do a very good job of hiding it or takes a more refreshing approach of not really giving a shit. It depends on how inclined you are to like her, we guess.

For us, unsurprisingly, it’s all about the pics:

Gucci’s silk chiffon gown.


Asprey 18k yellow gold, citrine, orange sapphire, and diamond ring.


Theory’s Scotia angora polyamide blend sweater.

Junya Watanabe’s leather motorcycle jacket; Dolce & Gabbana’s silk bodysuit. Elizabeth and James sterling silver bangle set.

 

We wouldn’t suggest she adopt this look for public appearances. It’s a bit too Ann-Margret by way of RuPaul’s Drag Race to be a workable real-world (or as “real-world” as the red carpet gets) look.

But damn, is it fierce.

[Photo Credit: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for wmagazine.com]

    • Anonymous

      To me it’s very reminiscent of young Priscilla Presley.

      Gorgeous photographs.–GothamTomato

      • Anonymous

        Yes, I thought of Lisa Marie Presley! And a bit of Alicia Silverstone.

        • Anonymous

          Shit! I thought she looks a bit like Lindsay Lohan, esp in the cover. 

          • http://feministe.us/blog/ Lauren

            Brooke Shields.

        • Anonymous

          Yes, good eye…both you and GT.

      • Anonymous

        Yes, I thought of Lisa Marie Presley! And a bit of Alicia Silverstone.

      • Anonymous

        Totally. I’m loving the eyeliner.

      • Anonymous

        you are so right!  i really love the vintage vibe of the photos.

      • Anonymous

        I didnt see your post when i got on here…. first thing I posted was PP on her wedding day to Elvis. Great minds think alike!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2NINENELWQ63ZBY6NLK5UKX64A Stephanie

      They are great pics but, aside from the one with the ring, they look very similar to a recent Lindsey Lohan shoot.  Can’t they come up with another way to shoot young stars?

      • Anonymous

        Yes! She looks like Lindsey doing Elizabeth Taylor.

      • Anonymous

        I also got a Lohan vibe, especially in the angora. But not only does she look stunning period, she’s someone who has never really looked like she put much effort in, which brings this from what would have been a very, very good shoot for someone else to a level of excellence for her. I didn’t know she could emote as much as she does in these pictures!

    • Amanda in Austin

      Totally unrecognizable.

    • Amanda in Austin

      Totally unrecognizable.

    • Anonymous

      She is giving great face, here for sure!  And she is well suited to the big hair and heavy eye makeup!  I haven’t seen her acting work but have only seen her red carpet appearances via T Lo, looking mighty uncomfortable.  Here I see two - no, maybe even three – facial expressions!  Good for you, darling!

    • Anonymous

      She is giving great face, here for sure!  And she is well suited to the big hair and heavy eye makeup!  I haven’t seen her acting work but have only seen her red carpet appearances via T Lo, looking mighty uncomfortable.  Here I see two - no, maybe even three – facial expressions!  Good for you, darling!

    • Terence Ng

      She looks great, but they did the same thing to Lindsay Lohan, so it makes me feel like it’s the makeup more than anything. Actually, that first pic reminds me a lot of these images:

      http://ficdn.fashionindie.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Lindsay-Lohan-Hair-Style.jpg

      and
      http://topnews.in/light/files/lindsay-lohan_19.jpgThat makes me think they can basically make anyone look generically vampy (no pun intended) for a Marlo Thomas That Girl look:http://lucidlylackadaisical.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/thatgirl.jpg

    • Terence Ng

      She looks great, but they did the same thing to Lindsay Lohan, so it makes me feel like it’s the makeup more than anything. Actually, that first pic reminds me a lot of these images:

      http://ficdn.fashionindie.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Lindsay-Lohan-Hair-Style.jpg

      and
      http://topnews.in/light/files/lindsay-lohan_19.jpgThat makes me think they can basically make anyone look generically vampy (no pun intended) for a Marlo Thomas That Girl look:http://lucidlylackadaisical.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/thatgirl.jpg

    • katie conroy

      Good god, she can really throw down some ferocity when properly nudged….

    • Anonymous

      She looks pretty fab, but please–put the front teeth away!!!!

      • Loisada

        Hell to the no! Those front teeth are fierce and real, just like the young lady. Bring on the bite Kristen! 

        This is a lesson in how the image-making machine molds raw human material, and shows that if Stewart had stooped to being just another pretty girl, she could have been rocking the sex kitten all along. She’s never needed the styling to shine, but when she lends herself to it, she sets the rest of the herd to shame! 

        Nice to see her growing up and assuming her sensuousness on her own terms, instead of letting it and industry expectations define her and her career. Fab Kristen…. gnarly fab!

        • Anonymous

          Uh, okay, but do we need the teeth in EVERY picture of her?

    • http://aliesunny.tumblr.com aliesunny

      She looks like she could be in the Lohan family.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ACZZRWRVHRZWVUTLOD3HABV7BQ Jacqueline

      That’s interesting because I thought she was on record saying she hated the Twilight books and thought they were stupid. She looks gorgeous here though. 

      • Anonymous

        Not sure what “record” you’re referring to, but Kris has never said anything of the sort.

      • Anonymous

        I heard the same, but I’m also sure that that series is over (thank my dear and fluffly Lord) and she’d like to get another job.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

          Many of her fans who aren’t devoted to that dreadful series, cannot wait till she rids herself from it. It doesn’t showcase her talent at all. Anyone who doubts her acting ability needs to watch The Runaways or even Welcome to the Rileys. Excited for ‘On The Road next year, too. 

          • Anonymous

            She was excellent in The Runaways. She has a very subtle Something that interviews and overly obvious scripts like Twilight don’t show at all. I don’t have strong feelings about her either way but I am interested, and interested to see her turn as Snow White.

      • Anonymous

        I heard the same, but I’m also sure that that series is over (thank my dear and fluffly Lord) and she’d like to get another job.

      • Anonymous

        I heard the same, but I’m also sure that that series is over (thank my dear and fluffly Lord) and she’d like to get another job.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        If she did, I wouldn’t blame her! 

    • katie conroy

      ps: This isn’t channeling Lindsay. It’s the 60′s vixen look that is often used to in spreads cause it’s so glamorous. All stars have gotten the valley of the dolls makeover at some point, Kristen’s just worked out particularly well since we’re so used to seeing her look like a street urchin with no makeup. lol

    • http://twitter.com/#!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

      Holy shit, she looks AMAZING.

    • Anonymous

      She looks like a brunette Amber Heard. That said, definitely the best pictures she has ever taken. Very Ann Margret meets Barbarella aged Jane Fonda.

    • Anonymous

      I probably wouldn’t have known it was her if her name weren’t on the cover. She looks absolutely stunning in these pics. A total transformation, which is really fun to see.  From the interview excerpts, it sounds like she is doing a better job of being relate-able.

    • Anonymous

      I probably wouldn’t have known it was her if her name weren’t on the cover. She looks absolutely stunning in these pics. A total transformation, which is really fun to see.  From the interview excerpts, it sounds like she is doing a better job of being relate-able.

    • Anonymous

      Somewhat surprised, although pleased, that her two front teeth weren’t photoshopped. I’ve noticed she has her mouth closed in many of her photos but I thought that was because she had a bit of an attitude towards the press. 

    • Anonymous

      Somewhat surprised, although pleased, that her two front teeth weren’t photoshopped. I’ve noticed she has her mouth closed in many of her photos but I thought that was because she had a bit of an attitude towards the press. 

    • Anonymous

      The Gucci shot is stunning. In the last photo, though, I have trouble recognizing her at all. I mean, I know it’s KS, but I can’t find her anywhere in there. It’s kind of eerie, actually.

      • parissweetheart

        All the shots look great but that last picture is weird. The hand placement and facial expression makes it look like she got caught touching herself. 

    • Anonymous

      The Gucci shot is stunning. In the last photo, though, I have trouble recognizing her at all. I mean, I know it’s KS, but I can’t find her anywhere in there. It’s kind of eerie, actually.

    • Anonymous

      The Gucci shot is stunning. In the last photo, though, I have trouble recognizing her at all. I mean, I know it’s KS, but I can’t find her anywhere in there. It’s kind of eerie, actually.

    • http://www.myblackfriendsays.com myblackfriendsays

      She does look really good in these photographs. I am interested to see what kind of career she has post-Twilight.

    • aimee_parrott

      Wow, she looks gorgeous!  While I agree that the overall look might not be right for the RC, she should put whoever did her makeup here on retainer immediately, because her eyes look HUGE and normally they… don’t.

    • Vaniljekjeks

      She makes quite a good model.  

    • Anonymous

      so bored by stupidface-open-mouth pose. So bored… even if the pictures are great otherwise. Bored.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        If you’re so bored, simply don’t comment. And ‘Stupid face’ are we in Kindergarden? Next. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        If you’re so bored, simply don’t comment. And ‘Stupid face’ are we in Kindergarden? Next. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        If you’re so bored, simply don’t comment. And ‘Stupid face’ are we in Kindergarden? Next. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        If you’re so bored, simply don’t comment. And ‘Stupid face’ are we in Kindergarden? Next. 

    • Anonymous

      so bored by stupidface-open-mouth pose. So bored… even if the pictures are great otherwise. Bored.

    • Anonymous

      She looks fantastic! 

    • Anonymous

      Sadly, I can’t detach my mild disgust at how she normally looks like (for the record, she normally looks like a badly smelling freshman straight out of the biggest stoner sorority ever) from the incredibly obviously staged look of this photoshoot.

    • Anonymous

      Sadly, I can’t detach my mild disgust at how she normally looks like (for the record, she normally looks like a badly smelling freshman straight out of the biggest stoner sorority ever) from the incredibly obviously staged look of this photoshoot.

    • Anonymous

      I agree with the Priscilla Presley comments, and I like the editorial a lot, very fierce, and definitely showing a side of her I didn’t know existed. I have to say though, either publicists are getting extremely savvy in making clients sound “real” and honest, or she is actually a reasonably level-headed person with whom I wouldn’t mind having a conversation.

    • Anonymous

      I agree with the Priscilla Presley comments, and I like the editorial a lot, very fierce, and definitely showing a side of her I didn’t know existed. I have to say though, either publicists are getting extremely savvy in making clients sound “real” and honest, or she is actually a reasonably level-headed person with whom I wouldn’t mind having a conversation.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BUKL3CV3Y66UWR7BWYJMPSDRR4 Annie

      you mean she has more than one expression than perennially pissed off?

    • Rand Ortega

      I scrolled down & immediately shouted OH SH**! 
      Wow. 
      I don’t know what they (stylists, publicists, agents, makeup/hair artist) did, but she’s giving breathtaking face in these photos. 

      GT: You hit it on the quintessential head: PP circa the beehive wedding pix.

    • Anonymous

      She looks gorgeous, but I would never have recognized her. The third picture (against the wall with the sweater) is the only one where I think she looks remotely like herself. I’m not sure if it’s just because it turns out her face is more versatile than I thought it was and they went a very different direction from her usual, or what; but it’s weirding me out.

    • Anonymous

      She must have serious allergies, because I have never seen her with her mouth closed. Otherwise, the hair/makeup team deserves a raise and spa gift certificates, because they actually made her look like she has a personality and not just a sullen check-out girl whose parents came into the store, and insisted on talking to her in public.

    • Tracy Archuleta

      Considering how wooden and typical I find her acting, she gives suprisingly good face.  It’s a nice change; I look forward to see how she works her image post-Twilight.

    • Anonymous

      TOTALLY gay gasp-worthy!

    • Shannon 1

      She looks great…probably because she’s unrecognizable as herself. Still a mouth-breather though.

    • Shannon 1

      She looks great…probably because she’s unrecognizable as herself. Still a mouth-breather though.

    • Anonymous

      I’m not sure how I feel about an actress who looks beautiful in a piece like this, but also looks totally unrecognizable. How good is it for it to be gorgeous but absolutely not *her*? This is a legit question, by the way. Is it good, in general, for everybody’s first reaction to be “Wonderful pictures, but I would never know that was [blank]/”

      • Anonymous

        I don’t think it’s a good thing at all. She looks amazing, but she looks like every other woman who is styled like a big haired sex kitten. I don’t particularly understand Ms. Stewart’s appeal, but I prefer how she normally looks to this. 

    • Anonymous

      Wow, who knew she could do sixties starlet?

      • Anonymous

        Not me.  I think of her more as Joan Jett.

      • Anonymous

        Yes, I’m getting a Barbara Parkins (a la Valley of the Dolls) vibe.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=506473106 Mori Clark

      mmmmm hello kstew. 

    • http://twitter.com/starrika Ali

      I want her eyebrows so, so bad. I love a thick, fierce brow.

    • http://onebluetree.blogspot.com/ Sara L.

      Gorgeous, but why oh why does every female fashion shoot consist of 90-100 percent open-mouthed shots? Seriously, every single one. It is like they decided that open mouth equals sexxxxaaaay, and that is all they will publish. Guys seem to have their mouths shut for the most part. Really irritating.

    • http://twitter.com/jennsaysmeow Fifi LaRoux

      She’s amazing in these photos! I totally want the cat eye/Cleopatra eyeliner to come back in a big way!

      She look a little bit like a young HBC in that last photo.

    • http://twitter.com/jennsaysmeow Fifi LaRoux

      She’s amazing in these photos! I totally want the cat eye/Cleopatra eyeliner to come back in a big way!

      She look a little bit like a young HBC in that last photo.

      • Anonymous

        Totally agree with your every word. Especially about the Cleopatra eyeliner coming back!

    • Anonymous

      WOW! I was stunned by this. I am so, so glad that she is getting away from ‘tightmouthnoexpression’ and ‘openmouthnoexpression’
      It worries me a bit that they gave her different coloured eyes in the pictures. Her eyes are gorgeous as they were. Didn’t need editing, even for an editorial.
      Anyway, very classy and a step away from her…past.

    • Anonymous

      WOW! I was stunned by this. I am so, so glad that she is getting away from ‘tightmouthnoexpression’ and ‘openmouthnoexpression’
      It worries me a bit that they gave her different coloured eyes in the pictures. Her eyes are gorgeous as they were. Didn’t need editing, even for an editorial.
      Anyway, very classy and a step away from her…past.

    • Anonymous

      WOW! I was stunned by this. I am so, so glad that she is getting away from ‘tightmouthnoexpression’ and ‘openmouthnoexpression’
      It worries me a bit that they gave her different coloured eyes in the pictures. Her eyes are gorgeous as they were. Didn’t need editing, even for an editorial.
      Anyway, very classy and a step away from her…past.

    • Anonymous

      It’s amazing what big hair and a lot of makeup will do. She looks fantastic and totally unlike herself.

      • Anonymous

        And Photoshop. Lots and lots of Photoshop.

        I think she looks more like Natalie Wood than anyone else, but whoever she resembles, it ain’t herself.

    • http://twitter.com/VicksieDo Vickie Lord

      so is it officially ok to go back to really big hair now>??

    • Anonymous

      I love these photos, gorgeous!

    • Anonymous

      The last time I read an interview with this unpleasant young woman, she was quoted as saying that there is nothing good about being famous.  Well, Kristen, maybe nothing but being paid millions of dollars for mediocre acting and the chance to appear in beautiful photos like these.  

    • Anonymous

      The last time I read an interview with this unpleasant young woman, she was quoted as saying that there is nothing good about being famous.  Well, Kristen, maybe nothing but being paid millions of dollars for mediocre acting and the chance to appear in beautiful photos like these.  

    • http://twitter.com/LianaBrooks Liana Brooks

      Ann-Margret? I was thinking a young Elizabeth Taylor. I may not like her personality, but she looks good in the pics.

    • http://twitter.com/LianaBrooks Liana Brooks

      Ann-Margret? I was thinking a young Elizabeth Taylor. I may not like her personality, but she looks good in the pics.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AYQCICXEN2CCDBFV5HED4Z2RUA Dee B

      I still only 20% it’s her, so good job.  

    • Anonymous

      Some say make-up.  I say:  PHOTOSHOP.  Not that the shots aren’t gorgeous, but I smell digital enhancement. 

      • http://twitter.com/jennawaterford Jenna Waterford

        Photoshop? Used on a magazine layout?! That’s a very shocking accusation you’re making there.

    • Anonymous

      Some say make-up.  I say:  PHOTOSHOP.  Not that the shots aren’t gorgeous, but I smell digital enhancement. 

    • Presumptuous Insect

      Unbelievable!  Wow.

    • i mei siu

      I know this sounds weird, but I got a Kate Middleton vibe from the cover photo…I know, I’m hypoglycemic!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

        oh wow, now that you mention it…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3AJ237ND3GAHDQJZ4TLCO4WLRA Emily

      Wow, it barely looks like her – a total transformation.  She looks awesome.

    • Anonymous

      well if she believes in the power of creepy, abusive, stalker boyfriends true love, more power to her.

    • Anonymous

      W works my last nerve with its covers, which always look to me like what W thinks the celebrity wishes she looked like but really doesn’t.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_C65IT4K6RYN4TWRMFJOI3VUDAI Olechka Milashka

      This is the best I have ever seen her look.  The prettiest and the sexiest. 

    • Shawn Hill

      Total Bond Girl. Honor Blackman level. Kristin Andress.

    • Anonymous

      Holy crap! She finally looks happy!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZPPM7KWTB22XSZFBRA6SALOBHQ Katie112007

      *Spoiler alert* This better be what she looks like in the last Twilight movies when she turns into a vampire. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZPPM7KWTB22XSZFBRA6SALOBHQ Katie112007

      *Spoiler alert* This better be what she looks like in the last Twilight movies when she turns into a vampire. 

    • http://twitter.com/margo8461 Marguerite

      She absolutely looks amazing. A toned down version of this look would beat almost anything I’ve seen her do on the red carpet to date. Agree. It is fierce. 

    • Anonymous

      Wooooww!  I almost didn’t recognize her!  She does look fantastic, though.

    • Anonymous

      This looks absolutely nothing like her in physicality or personality. I have 100 young friends – male and female – who could pass for identical twins to KS here if you gave them that much hair and make-up.  Actually, I think even *I* could. 

      • http://twitter.com/melbogey dawn adkins

        shes gorgeous..

    • http://robot-heart.tumblr.com heartbot

      I think she looks like a cross between Kathy Ireland and Lindsay Lohan. LOL.

    • Anonymous

      I think she looks great.  I just wonder how much of the fierceness is the make-up and hair.  Like, she’s really just staring into space with little expression..  If she didn’t have that fierce eye make-up, would it just be her normal blank stare?

    • Anonymous

      This is the absolutel best (and most emotive) I have ever seen her look. A+

    • Anonymous

      Terrific – talk about changing your image.  Now she’s done with the teen films and wants to be seen an a grown-up. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=816120314 Chason Dailey

      Best she has ever looked, by far. Plus, she is giving a face that isn’t that grimace she usually wears. Bravo.

    • Anonymous

      I didn’t even think it was possible for her to look like this.  Especially like the shot in the sweater, kind of . . . Bardot-ish.

    • Anonymous

      She looks beautiful in these photos!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QYTMWU64DPETQZZL5XYGO2TFWM Orla

      She is a stunning young woman now. From watching her grow since Panic Room, to Into the Wild, to The Runaways. Truly she is stunningly beautiful inside and out. Her confidence is improving with age, and I truly hope she gets the freedom she so clearly craves once she rids herself from this dreadful saga. If she can, she is certain destined for brighter, better things- and she deserves every bit of success. 

    • http://blue-again.myopenid.com/ blue

      She looks fantastic. They must’ve photoshopped out her usual sneer.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jasmin-Simon/100000115696582 Jasmin Simon

      Yes, she looks good, no, not displaying her usual sneer. But: Do you guys realize that she is giving the same face in every single photo?
      Big eyes, open mouth, face totally relaxed. Put in a hand there, touch lower lip with thumb (twice!), look up instead of staring livelessly into oblivion. No mimic, no emoting. She might be as popular as she is because she is the ultimate empty canvas, where young girls can project all their… young girl-stuff upon.

    • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=lf UltimaEsperenza

      FINALLY.  What a showstopper.  I’ve always thought she looked like a little mouse…even as Joan Jett.  Oh yeah.  That’s some smoldering pretty right there…

    • Anonymous

      Let me toss in Elizabeth Hurley to the mix.

      But good for KStew for making us sit up (and turn our attention away from PR) and take notice.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jennifer-Lynn-Wood/583092476 Jennifer Lynn Wood

      Love the eyebrows!

    • Anonymous

      Kristen Stewart photoshopped into the brunette Lindsay Lohan?
      Seriously, look at that first pic (or the fourth from the bottom, depending on where you start counting) and tell me that isn’t LiLo in her brunette phase.
      Why even bother with real people anymore? Just animate your generic pretty, pretty female and stick her on your “editorial” pages.

      • http://twitter.com/lolaknown who me

        this isn’t lilo’s look. lilo channeled 60′s vixen looks. so kristen isn’t copying lilo but a style that is popular for making a girl look like a bombshell. lilo has nothing to do with it. 

    • Anonymous

      She looks like Priscilla Presley…. on her wedding day to Elvis….1967

    • Anonymous

      whoa.

    • elzatelzabelz

      She looks like an actual movie star from the 1960s. In other words, she looks nothing like herself and thus, finally has some character in her face. Thank God.

    • MilaXX

      Kudos to the hair and makeup team. She has NEVER looked so good, a perfect choice if she wants roles other than teen aged Bella. I’ve been eyeing a few Clé de Peau Beauté lipsticks, but I just can’t justify the price with a trunk full of makeup. I may cave after seeing this.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMEB3XKJCE4WL62SKN473LWBXQ Frank

      WOW! She looks like a completely (better) different woman!

    • Anonymous

      For me, she looked unrecognizable. She looks absolutely stunning, and looks very reminiscient of (as others have said) Liz Taylor and Priscilla Presley. That eyeliner is FIERCE

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1326120071 Gaby Ripoll

      Mert and Marcus always take good pictures.

    • http://twitter.com/mollynoodles Molly Harrington

      Wow. I have NEVER seen Kristen Stewart look this good. Agreed that she can’t very well adapt this look in public, but DAMN. 

    • Anonymous

      It’s called photoshop, maybe you’ve hear of it.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=12432538 Nariman Celia Alkhatib

      wow she looks amazing.. why couldn’t she present this range of expression in her acting…

    • Anonymous

      That angora creation must be itchy as shit.  Wish we could see more of the Gucci dress.  I didn’t think of Ann-Margret, myself–the first name that leapt to mind was Jean Shrimpton, especially in the black & white photos.  http://digilander.libero.it/guido_1953/pics/hairstyle-2/x-jean-shrimpton/x-jean-shrimpton-5.htm

    • http://kittysdrawings.com Esz

      She looks fantastic but I swear that girl can’t close her mouth.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BA6BTBV4V3MQRX6K2HDEL7Y7TU MerridithK

      Best she’s ever looked.  Wow!

    • Anonymous

      She looks freakin’ gorgeous here and this is from someone who can barely tolerate her. Beautiful and sexy. Two words I wouldn’t normally associate with her. Well done!

    • Cristin Colvin

      She reminds me of the actress who plays Jane in Mad Men, especially in the Gucci.

    • Anonymous

      First I started coming around to Katy Perry, now I love a Kristen Stewart editorial. I expect to see apocalyptic horsemen outside my window any day now. 

    • vmcdanie

      She at least seems to be more gracious in interviews. The pics are fabulous-she looks beautiful and animated. Maybe since the Twilight stuff if finally wrapped up, we’ll get to see her in something interesting. I liked her in Panic Room and Speak.

    • Anonymous

      I’ve always thought she was vapid and flat.   She’s got more behind her eyes in this shoot than I’ve ever seen before.

      Problem is that she looks more like Lindsay Lohan than she does herself.   Except the second pic.  That’s her real upper lip look.

    • Katherine Lavender

      Oh. Wow. So she can pull a face other than sneery, bored grunge grrrrl. Why didn’t she dust this one off and bring it out earlier?

    • Katherine Lavender

      Oh. Wow. So she can pull a face other than sneery, bored grunge grrrrl. Why didn’t she dust this one off and bring it out earlier?

    • Anonymous

      Doesn’t she seem to be a little bit — plastic? 

    • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

      She really good here. Who knew she could be more than a blank slate.

    • Mary McClelland

      Stunning.  She has such a beautiful, delicate, sumptuous face and she never does anything with it.  She just smears it in some drab make up and shrouds it in some messy hair, and schlumpz out of the house.  It’s nice to see this girl FINALLY playing it up.  I hope she learns something from this shoot!  

    • http://twitter.com/thelilerin erin l.

      fierce styling, still horrible actress. i have close to zero respect for people who think she’s attractive/talented.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLWC67NZ5SMGEFVS2INWPKI2M4 darrel

      megan fox a little

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=786229820 Rhonda Hanson

      I would have never recognized her! She really does look like Priscilla Presley – her makeup is beautiful.