With a famous surname and a family legacy that straddles writing, acting and modelling; it seems that artistic expression runs rampant in Langley Fox Hemingway's blood. Granddaughter of Pulitzer-prize winning author Ernest Hemingway, daughter of actress Mariel and sister to model Dree, Langley Fox's creative dynasty background lends her to the kind of slashie career path that you'd naturally expect.
With this in mind, Italian label Max Mara gave the illustrator/artist/model the perfect assignment - creating a nine-piece capsule collection for their younger line, Sportmax. With just 1000 pieces in total manufactured, the limited edition collection is simple, beautiful and inspired by Hemingway's love of nature. While you wouldn't call it a range, it's a concise edit of wardrobe essentials. Made up of just three T-shirts, three dresses and three sweatshirts, each piece features a stunning floral, feather or botanical illustration - drawn in the photo-realistic style that has become Langley's signature.
Past Sportmax collaborators include director Chiara Clemente, creative Ambra Medda, artist Lola Montes Schnabel, musician Kim Gordon and art director Christophe Brunnquell, so Langley Fox is in esteemed company.
The Sportmax Carte Blanche by Langley Fox Hemingway was unveiled at the Sportmax flagship in Milan last week and is available to purchase in stores now. Head to sportmax.com for more details.