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Playing: Jack White & Karen Elson by Annie Leibovitz for US Vogue

As if Karen's album—this inspired collaboration between two strange birds—wasn't enough, out of it has also come this photo shoot: the first time the couple has agreed to be photographed together. With every prior request, Elson would ask White if he was interested, and his answer was always the same: Nope. "But when this one came about," she says, "for whatever reason, he was sort of like, You know, this is going to be the only time we are ever, ever, ever going to do this, so it might as well be with the best people on the planet, it might as well be with Annie and Grace, to get that one great image of the pair of us." She pauses for a moment. "And I think, on another level, Jack's just being supportive." John Galliano canary silk-chiffon dress, striped pants, and boots.


The Vogue interview and story by Jonathan Van Meter here

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Taken on June 21, 2010