Alexa Chung Quotes
Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue
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I think it's cool that London Fashion Week is about young designers trying wacky things.
My look is pretty low maintenance, I have a great team around me for hair and make-up, and they have also taught me some great tricks over the years for when I'm doing my own.
Stick to the classics, and you can't ever go wrong. I see old ladies on the street who have fabulous style and realize it's because they are probably wearing really classic items that they've had for years and years. I think if you find something that suits you, you should just stick to it.
I'm interested in aesthetics, in the way things look, in finding something in an image that maybe people haven't seen.
When I was a model, I started with an opinion, but was encouraged to lose it. It began as play-acting, but then I lost sight of myself a bit: so when I did the audition for 'Popworld' and they asked my opinion, I felt like crying with happiness.
My dad cut my hair once - I wanted a bob and he gave me a bowl cut. That was a tough few years.
London Fashion Week is so different from any of the others. Compared to the strictness in New York, London seems freer from commercial constraints. Truer to the process, to street style, to a sense of humour.
If my boyfriend finds me sexy, then I don't need that kind of male attention from anyone else.
I think it's every girl's dream, a little bit, to be a model because it seems from the outside to be a glamorous industry and I was really into fashion, and I remember just being excited and wanting to be part of that.
When I was going to Paris for Paris Fashion Week, I'd often walk down the street and go into all the different shops that we didn't necessarily have in the U.K., and Maje was definitely one of the ones that stood out for me.
It's funny because I think that both France and Britain are known for their distinctive styles, and everyone says that France is so chic and elegant but I think, more than that, French women are renowned for dressing in what suits them.
I don't ever want to stop learning. And I really want to learn French fluently. It would be great to go and live in France.