L'Wren Scott dies: The fashion designer's quiet movie career

The late fashion designer and model L'Wren Scott, who was found dead in an apparent suicide Monday, was best known for her work on the runway, and for her long romantic relationship with rock star Mick Jagger. Over the course of her career, though, Scott also served as a stylist to the stars and designed costumes for a handful of Hollywood movies. Scott was in her late 40s at the time of her death. Here's a look at her five most memorable films.

"Diabolique" (1996): Scott served as the costume designer on this Jeremiah S. Chechik-directed thriller starring Sharon Stone as the mistress of a cruel headmaster (Chazz Palminteri) who conspires with the man's wife (Isabelle Adjani) to murder him. It is a remake of the 1955 French film "Les Diaboliques."

The film was panned by critics, including The Times' Kenneth Turan — though he did make note of Stone's character's "tailored 1940s suits."

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"Eyes Wide Shut" (1999): Scott consulted on Nicole Kidman's wardrobe for Stanley Kubrick's erotic drama about a New York City doctor (Tom Cruise) who embarks on a bizarre sexual odyssey after his wife (Kidman) admits she once nearly cheated on him.

Kidman was a longtime fan of Scott's sharply tailored dresses and wore one of her gowns to the 2013 Oscars. She told the Telegraph in 2011 that Scott "knows what aspects to accentuate in a woman, and is able to make you feel incredibly sexy and sophisticated when you are in one of her exquisite designs."

"Mercy" (2000): Ellen Barkin also became a Scott devotee after meeting the designer on the set of this Damian Harris thriller. In 2012, Barkin told New York magazine that the only non-vintage dresses she owns are of Scott's design.

"Ocean's Thirteen" (2007): Scott once again worked with Barkin for "Ocean's Thirteen," outfitting the actress for Steven Soderbergh's third caper movie starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt as the leaders of an expert heist crew.

"Shine a Light" (2008): Scott helped style the stage looks for Jagger's iconic rock band, the Rolling Stones, including their worldwide A Bigger Bang tour. The tour was captured by director Martin Scorsese in the concert documentary "Shine a Light," which takes its title from the Stones song of the same name.

The film would mark Scott's final film credit.


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