As we start photographing them in Los Angeles, Winona reveals her extreme fussiness about what she will and will not wear. Leggings she thinks are a bit too daring, and a string of pearls is going more than far enough. She prefers romantic ballgowns and simple black jackets to rocker jackets and sequins. It is obvious that Hollywood’s current darlings are very much in love and not at all ashamed to show it — so much so that Johnny has declared his ardour with a “Winona Forever” tattoo scrawled across his arm. As they waltz in the woods together for their photographs, Winona in a ballgown, Johnny in a damson velvet frock coat, they look like characters from an Oscar Wilde fairy tale. Whoever would have thought that, in 1991, it would be hip to be romantic — but these two most definitely are both.
Winona Ryder, photographed by Michel Haddi, 1993.
Winona Ryder, Claire Danes and Kirsten Dunst on the set of Little Women
Winona Ryder and Francis Ford Coppola during the filming of Dracula in 1992