The Violet Files
Poolside with Jessica Paré
creative direction by
A letter from Violet
AT VIOLET GREY, WE ARE COLLABORATING WITH SOME OF THE MOST TALENTED MINDS IN FILM, FASHION, AND ART TO CREATE A SERIES OF CINEMATIC COVER STORIES. EACH COVER STORY WILL PROFILE TALENT DIRECTING TALENT AS THEY INTERPRET BEAUTY ON THEIR OWN TERMS.
Lounging by the legendary pool of Robert Evans, Guy Aroch and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley steal some moments with the ever so Violet actress, Jessica Paré.
ConfessionsROSIE INTERVIEWS JESSICA
ROSIE: FAVORITE SANDWICH FILLING?
Jessica: Tahini, tomato & sweet onion.
ROSIE: WHAT BOOKS ARE ON YOUR NIGHTSTAND AT THE MOMENT?
Jessica: 3 Drabble novels, 2 Junot Diaz books, and A Life in Letters by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
ROSIE: YOUR NECESSARY SECRET INDULGENCE?
Jessica: Swedish Fish.
ROSIE: YOUR GREATEST STRENGTH?
ROSIE: YOUR GREATEST WEAKNESS?
Jessica: See necessary secret indulgence.
ROSIE: WHAT IS THE BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED?
Jessica: “They need to see your eyes.” — told to me by Sophia Loren during an exceptional moment in my life/career.
— Hair by Adir Abergel @ Starworks Artists
— Makeup by Kate Lee @ Starworks Artists
— Nails by Stephanie Stone @ Nailing Hollywood
JOIE DE VIVRE
ROSIE: IF YOU COULD TELL YOUR YOUNGER SELF ONE THING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Jessica: “Oh, just eat the sandwich. You look great.”
ROSIE: ALWAYS IN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET?
ROSIE: CURRENT LUST?
Jessica: A safari tent.
ROSIE: LAST ALBUM YOU BOUGHT?
Jessica: Foxygen – We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic.
ROSIE: FAVORITE ANIMAL?
Jessica: Black Mist, my cat.
ROSIE: IF YOU COULD BE GIFTED WITH A NATURAL TALENT OVERNIGHT WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Jessica: Dancing. No. Painting. Or magic. Or… sculpting, photography, cooking. Gardening!
In Polite Society
“Gap-toothed smiles are regarded not just as a sign of SEXUAL RAPACITY, but also as a positively enviable fashion calling card.”
She's so Violet
“If you're not satisfied with your LIFE, it's time to invent a NEW ONE.”
Mary Wells Lawrence was the first female CEO of a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and the first female executive of an advertising firm.
— Jessica Paré’s current music must