“I had a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure situation,” Kazan said referring to her childhood style.These days she derives wardrobe inspiration from rich sources like Patti Smith and Kazan’s favorite artists, including Edward Gorey, Egon Schiele, and her god-sister, Juliana Romano.While her personal style has matured, we like that Kazan still incorporates a sense of fun into her outfits, as she demonstrates via her choice of Rubin Singer’s Graffiti Print Piquet dress for the designer’s Fall 08 show.Kazan’s fondness of color, admitted love of jumpsuits, and unlikely choice for a must-have accessory (a bicycle, see below) all stem from a creatively permissive upbringing, during which her screenwriters parents encouraged her to experiment with day-to-day attire.Rubin Singer Fall 2008 Runway Show Dress: Rubin Singer Graffiti Print Cotton Piquet Dress (50, available at Helen Yi, 733.252.3838) Shoes: Christian Louboutin 4.Lucille Lortel Awards Dress: Vintage from Top: Brooklyn Flea Market 5.
We were working together [in a 2007 show called ‘Things We Want’].” 4 Video Free Brooklyn, 244 Smith St., at Douglass Street, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn “We’re lucky to have a store in our neighborhood where you can still rent movies.Drama Desk Cocktail Reception Dress: Vintage from Shoes: Steve Madden 2.“Things We Want” Off-Broadway Opening Night After Party Dress: Karen Walker Shoes: Marni 3.Kazan’s lineage alone is enviable (her grandfather directed A Streetcar Named Desire), but when you also factor in the fact that Kazan plays Leonardo Di Caprio’s mistress in the upcoming Sam Mendes drama, Revolutionary Road, her life seems simply charmed.With these details in mind, along with a growing collection of photos representing Kazan’s playfully sophisticated style, we thought it more than fitting to showcase her as May’s Girl of the Month.His latest film is “Being Flynn,” based on Nick Flynn’s 2004 memoir “Another Bulls – – t Night in Suck City,” about a wannabe writer who takes a job in a homeless shelter.There, he reconnects with his estranged alcoholic father (Robert De Niro). PHOTOS: PAUL DANO’S NEW YORK 1 Book Court, 163 Court St., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn “I’m not a big shopper. I’m reading a few things right now: a new book by Steve Erickson called ‘These Dreams of You,’ which I think is great. He’s one of my favorite authors.” 2 The Bowery Mission, 227 Bowery, at Prince Street “I volunteered at a homeless shelter in preparation for ‘Being Flynn,’ and when I’m walking along the Bowery, that’s the first thing that comes to mind. There were more people than I’d anticipated who were normal folk.It’d different almost every night.” 8 Henry Public, 329 Henry St., at Pacific Street, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn “That’s a good place to get a cocktail and a burger. Zoe Kazan has, for the duration of her 10-plus-year acting career, managed to fly relatively under the radar.“Come Back, Little Sheba” Broadway Opening Night After Party Dress: Catherine Malandrino Clutch: TJ Maxx Shoes: Christian Louboutin Photos courtesy of Wireimage (2nd and 3rd from left) and Getty Images (4th and 5th from left).More - but despite there beaing heaps more super cute images of them together, this is all I'm going to post. (3), timessquaregossip.com, playbill.com, panacheprivee.com, (3), aaa-fashion.com, contactmusic.com, monstersandcritics.com, zimbio.com, com Actresses Zoe Kazan (L) and Anna Kendrick attend the annual Tribeca Film Festival Women Filmmaker Brunch hosted by the W Hotel New York - Downtown at the W Hotel New York - Downtown on April 25, 2011 in New York City.