Even when they’re identical down to the details –same hair, same straightened tie- twins are intriguingly unique.
June 2000

Photo Producer: Emily Vacchiano Fashion editor: Melanie Ward

Uncommon bonds
Anna and Irina Arshinova. Age: 16. Hometown: Queens, NY. The Arshinovas wear black poplin shirts, about $360 each, and scarves, about $85 each, Balenciaga “Le Dix” by Nicolas Ghesquière. By special order at Kirna Zabête, NYC. Tahitian pearl necklaces, Mastoloni Pearls.

Family ties
Ian and Marc Hundley. Age: 28. Hometown: South River, Ontario, Canada. The Hundleys wear gray cotton batiste shirts, about $180 each, cotton pants, about $375 each, ties, belts, and oxfords, Helmut Lang. Helmut Lang, NYC. Dog collars and leashes, Hermès.

Joined at the zip
Christa and Laura Kepshire. Age: 22. Hometown: Corvallis, OR. The Kepshires wear cotton tops, about $355 each, and leather-trimmed cashmere skirts, about $1150 each, Gucci. Hats, Thierry Mugler. Pumps, Stuart Weitzman.

This portfolio: Hair, Kevin Ryan; makeup, Dick Page. Location: George Vallone and Daniel Gans Developers.