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Waywarddaughter Mon 27-Jul-15 20:30:21

As I was musing about rediscovering my own 'style' post kids and post 35, it got me to thinking about style icons and who I might like to emulate a little as I find my way, a bit like I did as a teenager.....so...who are your style icons/muses/heros/heroines? Who do you like to channel, even just a little bit?

Mine are here plus a dash of Minnie Mouse!

Tweezertastic Mon 27-Jul-15 20:37:06

I love Helena bonham Carter. She dresses how she wants and she looks face because of it!

Waywarddaughter Mon 27-Jul-15 20:42:09

You're my kind of girl Remus!!

HBC is ace, she really pulls it off.

HBC is beautiful, but she often gets a bit too crazy cat lady for my liking (and I say that as somebody who can easily veer into that territory myself).

lemonade30 Mon 27-Jul-15 20:50:31

Anna Nicole Smith (in her younger, Guess model days)

Gwen Stefani

Debbie Harry.

Floisme Mon 27-Jul-15 21:34:30

Vivienne Westwood
Jane Birkin
Charlotte Rampling
Sofia Coppola
Grace Jones
Yoko Ono

Buttwing Mon 27-Jul-15 21:39:19

I love Kate Moss think she is stunning always have went off her when she was with the heroin addict but still loved her style

Waywarddaughter Mon 27-Jul-15 21:55:42

I love this, so many varied women providing inspiration- do you try and incorporate any element of their style into your own?

squizita Mon 27-Jul-15 21:59:43

Gwen Stefani
Viv Westwood
Shirley Mansun
Debbie Harry
Varoushka
Twiggy
Shrimpton

Cocolepew Mon 27-Jul-15 22:00:49

Debbie Harry
I really like the way Ewan Mcgregor dresses (Im female)

squizita Mon 27-Jul-15 22:00:50

I also love Tokyo street style. Not one person but I often check their blog.

Waywarddaughter Mon 27-Jul-15 22:05:17

Men too coco, it's Bowie, Jarvis Cocker and Morrissey for me alongside Patti Smith, Bjork, Debbie Harry, P J Harvey.....

YY to Jarvis and the great Moz. smile

Floisme Mon 27-Jul-15 22:19:34

Ooh I forgot Patti Smith
And Siousie Sioux
And Leonard Cohen

I don't exactly try and copy any of them but what I admire is that they each have a distinctive look. I also like it that they're not afraid to look their age.

Twowrongsdontmakearight Mon 27-Jul-15 22:22:01

Audrey Hepburn always. Immaculate, charming and caring. Can't stand Kate Moss though. Truly don't get why she's lauded. DH calls her 'rough as a badger's ar*e!

Judydreamsofhorses Mon 27-Jul-15 22:26:26

Kate Moss
Edie Sedgewick
Jane Birkin
Louise Brooks
Mia Farrow
Bet Lynch - I love a bit of leopard print

HappyGirlNow Mon 27-Jul-15 22:30:55

Cate Blanchett
Naomi Watts
Marion Cotillard
Diane Kruger
Charlize Theron

mooth Mon 27-Jul-15 22:31:15

Clemence Poesy (doesn't try to be 'sexy')

Kate Bush, Jean Shrimpton, Lauren Hutton, pretty much any woman who strikes me as a proper 'grown up' who isn't scared of looking like a woman and wears whatever the hell she feels like wearing.

mooth Mon 27-Jul-15 22:35:48

Oh, and David Bowie. Of course. And Brian Jones. Anita Pallenberg was quite cool, too.

Pupsiecola Mon 27-Jul-15 22:38:40

Kate Beckinsale always looks stunning I think. Well groomed but simply dressed and stylish. As does Sandra Bullock; cannot believe she is 51.

Becauseicannes Mon 27-Jul-15 22:44:58

Jackie Kennedy was always flawless. Lately I think sienna miller looks amazing

SwedishEdith Mon 27-Jul-15 22:47:32

I think Jane Birkin looks great.

SpecificOcean Mon 27-Jul-15 23:15:06

Kalinda from the Good Wife dresses right up my street.
Love also Abbey Clancy Kirsten Stewart Kate moss and Jennifer Aniston.

lemonade30 Mon 27-Jul-15 23:16:51

chloe sevigny

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