Jemima Kirke on the Year That Was, and Looking Ahead

Jemima Kirke on the Year That Was, and Looking Ahead

This season's V Girls channel film noir with a femme fatale twist. Up next is actress Jemima Kirke, who is readying to reprise her role as Jessa for the final season of 'Girls' in early 2017.

This season's V Girls channel film noir with a femme fatale twist. Up next is actress Jemima Kirke, who is readying to reprise her role as Jessa for the final season of 'Girls' in early 2017.

Photography: Jeff Bark

Styling: Beat Bolliger

The ladies of Girls are moving on after six brilliant seasons, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for Kirke, whose Jessa gave us the show’s richest character evolution.

JUMPSUIT MISSONI SUNGLASSES CHLOÉ NECKLACE JEMIMA’S OWN BRACELET ELSA PERETTI FOR TIFFANY & CO.  RING DAVID YURMAN  ON LIPS SEPHORA COLLECTION ULTRA SHINE LIP GEL IN BABY DOLL

How would you describe your style?

Disoriented yet expensive.

What is one book you recommend everyone should read?

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.

In 2016, I was most inspired by...

My children. They break me and build me up every single day.

The best film I saw this year was...

Joshy.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

To be able to measure, on some kind of exact scale or chart, how well I’m doing at parenting.

Currently I’m listening to...

I prefer the radio. It’s noncommittal and I like the surprise factor. But if I’m having people over, I like to throw on a little disco or Sinatra these days.

2016 was...

Implosive. Intense. Like being tumbled in a relentless succession of waves and trying to come up for air.

2017 will be...

Calm. It has to be.

Credits: MAKEUP (DAY ONE) LISA HOUGHTON (TIM HOWARD MANAGEMENT) HAIR (DAY ONE) AKKI (ART PARTNER) MAKEUP (DAY TWO) MARLA BELT (STREETERS) HAIR (DAY TWO) DIDIER MALIGE (ART PARTNER) DAY ONE TALENT MAKENZIE LEIGH, JEMIMA KIRKE, GILLIAN JACOBS, KATE BERLANT, DILONE (DNA MODELS), RUTH BELL (THE SOCIETY MANAGEMENT) DAY TWO TALENT JANELLE MONÁE AND FLETCHER MAKEUP (JANELLE MONAE) JESSICA SMALLS HAIR (JANELLE MONAE) NIKKI NELMS MANICURE (DAY ONE) GRACIE J (KATE RYAN INC.) USING DIOR VERNIS MANICURE (DAY TWO) MAKI SAKAMOTO (THE WALL GROUP) SET DESIGN SCHOOLFLOAT PHOTO ASSISTANTS CHRIS WHITE, MICHAEL CASKER, JEFF BACANI, CHRIS MCCOY STYLIST ASSISTANT ARYEH LAPPIN MAKEUP ASSISTANT (DAY ONE) ANDREW COLVIN HAIR ASSISTANT (DAY ONE) TOMOKO KUWAMURA HAIR ASSISTANT (DAY TWO) LEDORA FRANCIS SET DESIGN ASSISTANT BOBBY ZEHNDER LOCATION (DAY ONE) HUDSON STUDIOS LOCATION (DAY TWO) PIER 59 STUDIOS CATERING MONTERONE

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