“The Queen’s Gambit” star Anya Taylor-Joy covers the October 2021 issue of Tatler magazine photographed by Jack Waterlot.
On enforced lockdown being a useful time for reflection: ‘I do think there’s a specific period of time between the ages of 18 and 25 when you are so malleable,’ she muses. ‘And because I was pouring so much energy into understanding these other people [the characters she plays], I was like a vase being filled with different coloured liquids and I had no concept of who I was. It definitely got to a point where I was like, “I haven’t had time to catch up with my personal life and my perception of myself because I’ve been chucking all these experiences in a backpack and continuing to barrel forward.” So quarantine was actually great because it let me sit down with everything and think, “Wow, that happened.”’
Cover: DRESS AND COAT BY MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION | EARRINGS BY OSCAR DE LA RENTA | BROOCH, STYLIST’S OWN | RING, POA BY DIOR
Image 1: DRESS, POA BY DIOR
Image 2: DRESS BY MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION | EARRINGS BY OSCAR DE LA RENTA | BROOCH, STYLIST’S OWN
[Photo Credit: Jack Waterlot for Tatler Magazine]