Influential fashion photographer Sophie Elgort breathes life into every photo she takes. The daughter of famed Vogue Photographer Aurthur Elgort, Sophie’s take on fashion is always fresh and optimistic. Discover what inspires her.
MOST RECENTLY, YOU WORKED AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR FOR SQUARE ONE'S “I GOT YOU BABE” FASHION MUSIC VIDEO. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE PART ABOUT WORKING WITH SQUARE ONE?
SE: It's always a fun team to work with and they bring on great talent. It was such fun shooting with Hilary Rhoda and Sean Avery.
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU COULD NOT LIVE WITHOUT?
SE: My family.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR FASHION STYLE IN ONE SENTENCE OR LESS?
SE: Effortless, feminine, a bit edgy.
INSTAGRAM OR SNAPCHAT?
WHAT’S THE LAST THING YOU DO BEFORE GOING TO BED?
SE: Kiss my husband goodnight and, if he's not around, I pin things on Pinterest.
WHAT’S THE BEST ADVICE YOUR DAD EVER GAVE YOU?
SE: Take one great photo everyday, at the end of 10 days you'll have 10 great photos. Also, be “camera ready”—never miss a moment.
DO YOU HAVE A BEAUTY TRICK THAT YOU LIVE BY?
SE: Moisturize and wear sunscreen.
WHAT WAS THE BEST ADVICE YOU WERE EVER GIVEN?
SE: Discover what you love to do and make it your job.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FASHION PHOTOGRAPH?
SE: Gotta be one of my dad's (Arthur Elgort), probably Kate Moss on the table at Cafe Lipp.
BLACK & WHITE OR COLOUR?
FILM OR DIGITAL?
LIVING OR DEAD, WHO WOULD YOU LOVE TO PHOTOGRAPH?
SE: Rihanna, Kate Moss, Selena Gomez, Liv Tyler, Marilyn Monroe, a young Bridget Bardot