Luxury house DIOR has named The Queen’s Gambit star and The Golden Globes winner Anya Taylor-Joy as the brand’s new ambassador for fashion and makeup. Anya, who represents embodiment of the modern Dior woman, will showcase designs and creations of women’s creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and creative and image director of makeup, Peter Philips.
Anya was born in Miami and raised in Buenos Aires and London. She made her film debut with horror movie The Witch (2015). She is best known for her role of Beth Harmon in Netflix‘s critically acclaimed limited series, The Queen’s Gambit, for her performance in the series, she won Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award, Sag Award, and Primetime Emmy nomination. Her upcoming projects include leading roles in Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller Last Night In Soho, and George Miller’s Furiosa – the origin story of renegade warrior Furiosa before she teamed up with Mad Max in ‘Fury Road‘.