*Here at Kempt, we may fly the flag of the stylish man, but we can’t help ourselves when it comes to a beautiful woman. We’re sure you’ve noticed the healthy helping of enticing ladies on our site, but it’s high time they had a corner of Kempt to call their own. Thus we give you the Kemptress—a glimpse into the lives of the women we love. After all, MOTH’s get lonely…*

It’s no easy task to fill the formidable stilettos of Claudia Cardinale, one of the most beautiful silver screen sirens of the Sixties. But we think Brazilian bombshell Isabeli Fontana has the chops.

Roberto Cavalli just tapped the former Victoria’s Secret succubus to reprise Cardinale’s character in Luchino Visconti’s *Il Gattopardo* (1963) for his new Fall ad campaign. We call it a brilliant bit of casting — the resemblance to Cardinale at her heydey is striking — and we hereby agree to co-star with her in a remake of *8 1/2* any day you care to name.

— J.P.S.


  • Jared Paul Stern