Dakota Fanning: 'Cinderella in Sneakers'
Dakota Fanning was shot as fairy-tale characters Rapunzel, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Little Red Riding Hood by photographer/fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for the January 2007 issue of Vanity Fair. Here’s a little story that Dakota shared on shooting as Rapunzel: “Karl was like, ‘Put your finger on the spindle,’ and I was like, ‘O.K., I’ll put my finger on the spindle.’ And he was like, ‘We need some blood,’ because she pricks her finger on the spindle, and I was like, ‘O.K.’ So we had this red cheek gel–blush. So we put the ‘blood’ on my finger, and I was on this chaise, and it was so fun. It was nice and relaxed.” Read the full article by clicking the thumbnails below! Here’s the introduction of the article:
She’s the kind of actress who gets thrown a surprise birthday party by Robert De Niro, loves killing time with the grips and can’t wait for the next Harry Potter book. As Dakota Fanning brings to life Fern Arable, heroine of the children’s classic Charlotte’s Web, Karl Lagerfeld puts the 12-year-old star in fairy-tale perspective, while Jim Windolf hears her modern-day Cinderella Jr. story.