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Does anyone else not "get" Agness Deyn?

(36 Posts)
peacelily Wed 13-Aug-08 19:33:41

I'm sure she's a brilliant model and all that and I've nothing against her personally but I just don't get where all the acolades come from.

she's not originalshe's a total 8o's re-hash and I don't think she's stylish either I just don't get all the hysteria TBH.

I've not seen her in any particularly high profile campaigns either, can someone tell me what's all the fuss about???

Spidermama Wed 13-Aug-08 19:34:53

She's in the London free papers every single day without fail and I agree, she's nothing special. I really don't get it either. Maybe it's an age thing.

snarky Wed 13-Aug-08 19:35:55


JackieNo Wed 13-Aug-08 19:36:50


snarky Wed 13-Aug-08 19:37:39

oh. She looks forgettable.

notnowbernard Wed 13-Aug-08 19:37:51

I'd like to know how you pronounce her name

I find it irritating how she's always posing with a wink and an open mouth

(Should really find something better to get worked up about)

cocolepew Wed 13-Aug-08 19:38:13

Grazia are obsessed with her. Makes a change from KM at least.

JackieNo Wed 13-Aug-08 19:38:19

Wikipedia biog. Silly name, imo. Worked thoughhmm.

cocolepew Wed 13-Aug-08 19:38:41

It's a made up name as well.

JackieNo Wed 13-Aug-08 19:38:50

I believe (having heard something on the radio once,) you just pronounce it 'Agnes Dean'.

Spidermama Wed 13-Aug-08 19:39:15

I would like to know the pronounciation too. I only see it written as she never seems to make it onto the telly or radio entertainmnent news. Well, not when I'm listening.

So is it just Agnes? In which case why the irritating spelling?

JackieNo Wed 13-Aug-08 19:39:50

Numerology, spidermama - supposed to be 'lucky'hmm.

snarky Wed 13-Aug-08 19:40:06

I think she looks very American

Spidermama Wed 13-Aug-08 19:40:46

So you've spelt it wrong in the title peacelily. It's Agyness according to the Wiki entry.

CouldYouWouldYouWithaGoat Wed 13-Aug-08 19:42:07

i think she is really cool but then i am down with the kids.

Spidermama Wed 13-Aug-08 19:42:25

Oh yes Jackie. I've read the numerology bit now.
Tsk. <Rolls eyes>

peacelily Wed 13-Aug-08 19:42:33

Yes Grazia fawn over her every week, puts me off buying it, I know models don't have to be traditioanlly "pretty" to be models but I always thought there would be something dramatic and striking about them, I mean she's striking but only because she's an 80s throwback and has short hair.

My dh has just said he knows who I'm talking about and she's rubbish

Bink Wed 13-Aug-08 19:42:43

I think she looks rather fab.
Like a sort of cyborg avatar you can turn yourself into (as a fantasy, note) and then get anyone you'd ever wanted (in a cyborg way). I don't think I'd like to be her, though, in actuality.

JackieNo Wed 13-Aug-08 19:43:04

She's got a lovely down-to-earth Manchester accent, rather surprisingly.

Spidermama Wed 13-Aug-08 19:44:13

But what does she actually do?

Another shining example of femininity for our daughters to follow then. hmm

snarky Wed 13-Aug-08 19:45:33

'cyborg avatar' [grin

I agree, but that's not a good thing, surely? hmm

cocolepew Wed 13-Aug-08 19:46:37

I had a haircut similar to her short but long fringe one (not bleached). But I cut it when somebody told me I had hair like hers shock Actually she copied me grin

Bink Wed 13-Aug-08 19:46:46

Well, hence not wanting to wake up as her, if you see what I mean. I think she's a bit complicated, what with actually being called Laura (but that not cutting it) and all.

CouldYouWouldYouWithaGoat Wed 13-Aug-08 19:52:24

she does nothing, they all do nothing. it is depressing. i think i will move to the Galapagos's islands and raise dd with the giant lizards as role models.

raggety Wed 13-Aug-08 19:55:58

She's tall with long limbs and an androgenous face. Other than that, instantly forgettable. A new media construct now that Kate's become a bit of a disappointment.

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