VIOLET GREY – The month of January brings with it a desire for frank self-examination, and once that’s over, an even greater desire for a whole new look. With that in mind, we thought we’d reach out to brilliant actress and longtime VIOLET GREY friend, the appropriately named January Jones. Jones, ever game, agreed to test out this season’s maximal makeup trend—artist Morgane Martini flew in from Paris for the shoot—in front of the glamorous lens of photographer Ben Hassett.
We then met at Nate ‘n Al’s, the storied Beverly Hills diner, for a round of cheeseburgers and a wide-ranging conversation with VIOLET GREY founder Cassandra Grey about sex scenes, parenthood, career fulfillment, and everything in between. The result is just the inspiration one needs to get through the early months of the year, sanity intact—and just for added value, we also got Jones to detail her morning beauty routine. Read on for the very best of January.