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First Look: Alexa Chung On Why Winning a Style Award Is Very Dangerous

Mar/27/2013 at 01:06 PM ET

We’ve always thought that Alexa Chung seemed like a fun person with whom to get manicures and talk style. And the latest episode of The Look, Harper’s Bazaar‘s webisodes with editor Laura Brown, proves us right.

The two stylish Brits convened at Valley, N.Y.C.’s nail art mecca, to chat office décor, Chung’s upcoming book (which will not be called “Welcome to the Chung-le,” she promises) and the hazards of winning style honors.

“I tripped over my [British Style Icon] award the other day, and it made me laugh,” Chung tells Brown, laughing. “It was on my bedroom floor. My Grammys are there, my Oscars are there, my Nobel Peace Prize…”

RELATED PHOTOS: Vote on star style in Last Night’s Look: Love It or Leave It?

To hear more from Chung, see the out-there nail art she picked and to find out why you’ll be seeing her in a navy blue suede poncho sometime soon, check out the video, above, and tell us: What do you think of Chung’s style?

–Alex Apatoff

Chic Clicks: Taylor Swift Doesn't Make Newsstand Magic; Plus: Details on Alexa Chung's New Book

Mar/12/2013 at 04:30 PM ET

Sarah Jessica Parker heelsKyle Rover/Startraks

–Turns out Taylor Swift and Rihanna don’t move magazines — their 2012 covers were major underpeformers. Any guesses which stars were huge newsstand hits? [Fashionista]

–You read that right: Alexa Chung is writing a book. And she’s dishing a bit on what it will entail [Vogue]

–What did a bad haircut teach Cindy Crawford about herself? [Styleite]

–And the oldest-ever Vogue cover star is… [The Cut]

–We guarantee your afternoon stress will subside when you watch this video of J. Crew creative director Jenna Lyons talking about shoes, shoes and more shoes [J. Crew]


The Five Items Alexa Chung Says You Need in Your Closet This Fall

Nov/12/2012 at 10:30 AM ET

Alexa Chung Style Tips
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She’s a woman who’s worn “shorteralls,” a bat-print sweater and, uh, this, but British model Alexa Chung insists she’s not a slave to fashion.

“I normally shop from the catwalk,” Chung told PEOPLE at the opening of the new Foundry boutique in Los Angeles recently. “So I don’t usually notice trends.” But she definitely sets them! Here, the starlet — who’s set to release a fashion-focused book in 2013 — shares her five must-haves for fall:

1. A blanket. “You can wear it as a scarf or like a weird haggard old-lady cape,” she said. “Find ones that you can drape. But I’m not talking Woodstock. No towel-robes out there! Pendleton and Margaret Howell do good ones.”

2. Ankle boots. “I’ve got a pair from Church’s, a classic riding boot. They are actually men’s, but they make them small enough for women. Black is good, but I got a wine-colored velvet pair from Penelope Chilvers. I love them!”

3. A good coat. “I like vintage leopard-print fur. But not real fur. I think Wren does a really good one. And they actually do a lighter one because it’s an L.A.-based brand.”

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Chic Clicks: Karl Lagerfeld on Anorexia, Anderson Cooper Gives Alexa Chung 'That' New Bag

Oct/12/2012 at 01:30 PM ET

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–After calling Adele “a little too fat” and Pippa Middleton unattractive, Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld is now saying the fashion industry never works with anorexic models … [Telegraph]

–Anderson Cooper gave Alexa Chung her very own monogrammed Chanel-inspired hula hoop bag [Fashionista]

–Fitness guru Tracy Anderson once told Gwyneth Paltrow her butt was “so long and square” (ouch!) [Refinery29]

–Not surprising: Rihanna goes topless on her new album cover [FashionETC.]

–Spend your weekend perfecting this updated fishtail braid [Birchbox]


Chic Clicks: Taylor Swift Supports FNO, Alexa Chung Launching Clothing Line

Aug/22/2012 at 01:30 PM ET

Taylor Swift
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–Fashion’s Night Out is pulling out all the stops for this year’s festivities, even nabbing Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and more A-listers for its promo video [FNO]

–In not-surprising news, fashionista Alexa Chung is working on her own clothing line [Fashionologie]

–We’re still obsessing over the Spice Girls’ Olympic reunion, and apparently others are, too; Giles Deacon, the designer behind Victoria Beckham‘s closing ceremonies gown, spills some insider info about the pop culture moment [Grazia]

–StyleBistro presents its ‘best of’ fashion and beauty honors, just in time for the fall awards season [StyleBistro]

–Lunchtime quiz: Can you match the nail art to the star? [BellaSugar]

Chic Clicks: Kate's Unusual Beauty Aid, Mischa Barton Sets Up Shop

Aug/09/2012 at 01:30 PM ET

Kate Middleton

–The secret to the Duchess‘s flawless skin? Bee venom, apparently [Huffington Post]

Mischa Barton just opened her first accessory store in London. Who knew she was such an entrepreneur? [StyleBistro]

–Celebrity ad campaign of the day: Alexa Chung for Maje [InStyle]

Lauren Conrad‘s fall collection for Kohl’s just launched — and it’s adorable, obviously [Kohl's]

–Introducing your comprehensive guide to every September issue’s cover star [Styleite]


Chic Clicks: Leighton Meester's Latest Beauty Gig, Is Suri Cruise Modeling for J. Crew?

Aug/03/2012 at 01:30 PM ET

Leighton Meester ShoesJustin Campbell/Startraks

Leighton Meester returns as the face of Vera Wang fragrance, this time for Lovestruck Floral Rush [FashionETC.]

–Contrary to reports, Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise are not the new faces of J. Crew — sadly [Fashionista]

Rihanna‘s new British reality fashion show will feature her celeb bestie Katy Perry. Remind us why it’s only airing in the U.K. again? [ELLE]

–Fashionista Alexa Chung will make a Gossip Girl cameo. We’re surprised it took six seasons for this to happen [Styleite]

–You might want to read this before you get your weekend mani and pedi … [Refinery29]


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