Gossip Girl’s Savannah Lee Smith and Tavi Gevinson reunite on set for Roger Vivier

Featuring the Belle Vivier and the Viv' Rangers

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Retro Vibes

To highlight the iconic Belle Vivier and Viv’ Rangers booties, French luxury accessories Maison Roger Vivier enlisted actresses Savannah Lee Smith and Tavi Gevinson from HBO Max's new hit show Gossip Girl.

In a series of images shot by New York based photographer Heather Hazzan, Smith and Gevinson channel supermodels Twiggy and Donyale Luna in retro fashion from the 1960’s. Styled by Eric Daman, the campaign features new Fall/Winter 2021 Belle Vivier styles, including a yellow tartan slingback, a white leather pump with tortoise buckle and a hot pink mule. Playing with feminine/masculine contrasts, the costume designer also paired a vintage short sequin dress with Viv’ Rangers Booties.

“These Viv' Rangers were made for walking!” said Daman. « Spanning the decade long style bridge from the original GG to keeping it current with GG2.0, Roger Vivier is a constant source of inspiration. Fusing the past and the present, Vivier was parfait for Blair Waldorf and equally exquisite adorning les petit pieds of Monet De Haan and Kate Keller. Teaming with Vivier for a modern day 60s inspired shoot starring Tavi and Savannah was a dream come true!”

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Dream Collaboration

Dancing to the rhythm of David Bowie’s Young Americans, the duo’s friendship was evident on set, which featured stylish Mod furniture to create a retro vibe. Tavi Gevinson muses: « I loved seeing what the team at Roger Vivier and Eric had in store for this shoot, they drew on so many references that I hold dear. Savannah and I just got to hang out and geek out over each other's looks all day.”
Savannah Lee Smith, who made her screen debut this year on Gossip Girl, said of her collaboration with the French Maison: «Working with Roger Vivier was absolutely a dream. This project had such a clear vision and aesthetic that brought fun and life to the set. Since the vibe was 60’s mod, it was really fun to work with Eric on such a stylized project. It was also really cool to step into a character that was driven by the clothes and accessories.”