Joan Didion, the 80-year-old American literary great best known for her classic book of essays The White Album, is the new face for the Spring 2015 line of fashion label Celine. The internet has had somewhat of an infatuation with Didion's sense of style in recent years and the French label - designed by British designer Phoebe Philo - has taken note.

Joan DidionJoan Didion is the new Queen of Cool after signing on with Celine

Photographed by Juergen Teller, the first image of Didion appearing in the label's new campaign hit the web on Tuesday, featuring the writer in a black shirt, oversized gold pendant and dark sunglasses. 

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