VANITY FAIR NAMES MICHELLE OBAMA AND FRENCH PRESIDENT NICOLAS SARKOZY TO THE 2007 INTERNATIONAL BEST-DRESSED LIST

VANITY FAIR VANITY FAIR NAMES MICHELLE OBAMA AND FRENCH PRESIDENT NICOLAS SARKOZY TO THE 2007 INTERNATIONAL BEST-DRESSED LIST
George Clooney, Anderson Cooper, Sofia Coppola, and Jemima Khan Named to Hall of Fame. Victoria and David Beckham, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Named to Couples List

New York, N.Y.(rushprnews) June 30, 2007 -—Vanity Fair names Michelle Obama, vice-president of community and external affairs, University of Chicago Hospitals, and wife of 2008 presidential hopeful Barack Obama, to the 68th annual International Best-Dressed List for the first time.More…

Newly elected French President Nicolas Sarkozy also makes the list for the first time. For the second year in a row, Renée Zellweger and writer Fran Lebowitz have been named to the list. And former Giants running back and NBC commentator Tiki Barber and rocker Lenny Kravitz both make the list for the second time after having initially been chosen in 2001 and 1998, respectively.

Vanity Fair 2007Some notable offspring have also been named to the list: Ivanka Trump, real-estate developer and daughter of Donald Trump, and Bee Shaffer, Columbia University student and daughter of Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

In addition to Sarkozy, former soccer great Hidetoshi Nakata makes the list for the first time this year.

Victoria and David Beckham, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, and Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, among others, have been named to the couples list.

Vanity Fair’s 68th annual International Best-Dressed Lists are below in full:

INTERNATIONAL BEST-DRESSED LIST: WOMEN

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG, actress
PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF GREECE
MARJORIE GUBELMANN, founder, Vie Luxe Home Fragrances
PRINCESS MAFALDA OF HESSE
FRAN LEBOWITZ, writer
MICHELLE OBAMA, vice-president of community and external affairs, University of Chicago
Hospitals
BEE SHAFFER, student, Columbia University
TILDA SWINTON, actress
IVANKA TRUMP, real-estate developer
RENÉE ZELLWEGER, actress

INTERNATIONAL BEST-DRESSED LIST: MEN

TIKI BARBER, broadcaster, NBC, former New York Giants running back
JONATHAN BECKER, photographer
COUNT MANFREDI DELLA GHERARDESCA, art adviser and exhibition curator
LAPO ELKANN, “creative entrepreneur”
RICHARD E. GRANT, actor
LENNY KRAVITZ, “artist”
LUIS MEDINA, real-estate broker, and RAFAEL MEDINA, founder and owner, Scalpers, a
men’s-wear manufacturer, Duke of Feria
HIDETOSHI NAKATA, “world traveler,” former soccer star
NICOLAS SARKOZY, president of the Republic of France
GAY TALESE, writer

HALL OF FAME

ALBA CLEMENTE, “artist’s wife, mother of four, and performer in my spare time”
GEORGE CLOONEY, actor, director, writer, producer
MARINA RUST CONNOR, writer, Vogue contributing editor
ANDERSON COOPER, anchor, Anderson Cooper 360Ëš
SOFIA COPPOLA, filmmaker
JEMIMA KHAN, “fashion designer and charity worker”
ANNA PIAGGI, fashion journalist

COUPLES

DAVID BECKHAM, central midfielder, Los Angeles Galaxy, and VICTORIA BECKHAM,
creative director, dVb
EARL COLIN and COUNTESS ISABELLA OF CAWDOR
DAMON DASH, C.E.O., Damon Dash Enterprises, and RACHEL ROY, fashion designer
FRÉDÉRIC FEKKAI, president, Frédéric Fekkai, and SHIRIN VON WULFFEN, director of
communications, Tom Ford North America
MITCH GLAZER, screenwriter and film producer, and KELLY LYNCH, actress
ASHTON KUTCHER, actor, and DEMI MOORE, actress
DAVID LAUREN, senior vice president of advertising, marketing, and corporate
communications, Polo Ralph Lauren, and LAUREN BUSH, founder and director, Feed Projects
VISCOUNT DAVID LINLEY, chairman, Linley, and chairman, Christie’s UK, and
VISCOUNTESS SERENA LINLEY, sculptor
BRAD PITT, actor and film producer, and ANGELINA JOLIE, actress and U.N. goodwill
ambassador
RUBEN TOLEDO, artist and cartoonist, and ISABEL TOLEDO, fashion designer

FASHION PROFESSIONALS

AMY ASTLEY, editor in chief, Teen Vogue
TORY BURCH, fashion designer
JEFFERSON HACK, editorial director, Dazed Group, and co-founder of Dazed & Confused
magazine and Another Magazine
LIYA KEBEDE, “model-actress-humanitarian”
ALEXANDRA KOTUR, style director, Vogue
MARGHERITA MISSONI, actress, and ambassador for Missoni fragrance and fashion
STEFANO PILATI, fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent
MICHAEL ROBERTS, fashion and style director, Vanity Fair
KATHERINE ROSS, senior vice president of communications, LVMH North America
HEDI SLIMANE, fashion designer

FASHION ORIGINALS

PETER BEARD, photographer
CARLYNE CERF DE DUDZEELE, fashion editor and photographer
LISA EISNER, publisher and photographer

The September issue of Vanity Fair hits newsstands in New York and Los Angeles on August 1st and nationally August 7th .

Contact: DARRYL BRANTLEY Contributing Associate, Public Relations – VANITY FAIR -Phone:212-286-6771 F:212-286-4701 C:212-945-8678

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