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Karen Elson is not only the model but the singer of Cartier Diamonds

Famous for their extraodinary videos, Cartier unveiled their latest movie dedicated to diamonds – featuring as ever, sparkling stones and big cats. Karen Elson, model and singer re-interprets in a magical atmosphere Diamonds’ are a girl’s bestfriend directed by Johan Renck. 

Cartier Diamonds is not only the latest Cartier movie but an ode to the white precious stone. Allowing light to penetrate like no-others, Cartier Diamonds illuminate life with an eternal sparkle.

Written by Jule Styne and Leo Robin in 1949, Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend Directed became a worldwide hit when sang by late-Marilyne Monroe. In 2015, Cartier chose Karen Elson for the voice and body and Jarvis Cocker to re-interpret the famous music in their movie.

The 90-seconds movie is directed by Swedish Johan Renck and starring Karen Elson. Johan Renck became famous when he released Here We Go in 1994. Then, he directed the music videos of Madonna or Lana Del Rey while directing a few episodes of the TV show Breaking Bad.

Karen Elson has been a model since the age of 16. She was photographed by the most famous cameras of the fashion industry such as Mario Testino or Peter Lindbergh. In addition to her modeling career, Elson is a musician and a singer who released her first album in 2010 called The Ghost Who Walks and performed on stage with The Citizens Band, a New York group, alongside Jeff Beck or Cat Power.