Fashion Icon: Poppy Delevingne


PROFILE Born Poppy Angela Delevingne on 3.5.1986 she is a London born actress and fashion ambassador. Having only been around since 2008 when she was signed by Storm Model Management, Poppy has become a firm favourite of both High Street and fashion houses worldwide. Some of her most famous campaigns have been for Julien Macdonald,…

Fashion Icon: Diane Kruger


PROFILE Diane Kruger is a German actress born on 15.07.1976 She started her career as a model before moving into acting Films she has started in include Inglourious Basterds, Troy and Unknown WHAT MAKES THEM A STYLE ICON? Recently I was chatting to a couple of girls at work about whose style we admire. Although…

Fashion Icon: Penelope Tree


PROFILE Born in 1949, Penelope Tree first modelled at the age of 13, but the photos were banned by her father who threatened to sue the photgrapher if they were published She was described by David Bailey, with whom she lived with for a period, as an Egyptian Jimminy Cricket on account of her exotic…

Fashion Icon: Christina Hendricks


OK, so I know I haven’t done one of my style icon posts for a while now, but Christina Hendricks is designed to divide opinion. Although she hasn’t been on our radars for very long and some might say that her character in Mad Men dresses better I’m going to run with it as well…

Fashion Icon: Naomi Campbell


PROFILE Born 22.05.1970, Naomi Campbell was one of the first Supermodels in the world alongside Kate Moss Campbell is renowned for her incredible skin and bone structure, some thinking her Afro-Jamaican Chinese-Jamaican heritage is behind it Despite her negative press due to her volatile temper, Naomi has been heavily involved in activist charities for years…

Fashion Icon: Vivienne Westwood


PROFILE Born 08.04.1941, Vivienne Isabel Swire married Sam Westwood in 1962 sparking one of England’s most notorious fashion designers Renowned for her flaming orange hair, Vivienne’s eclectic style has been a staple in her dedicated career Her range of products is diverse and in some ways linked to her charity work which includes climate change and…

Fashion Icon: Coco Chanel


PROFILE Born 19.08.1883, Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was, and still is, one of the most revered fashion houses around the world Building her own fashion house after the First World War she was associated with liberating the corseted French women choosing to design casual chic products She was one of the most ambitious and influential women of…

Fashion Icon: Kate Moss


PROFILE Born in 16.01.1974, Croydon, Greater London, Katherine Ann Moss was the face that launched, and continues to launch, a thousand trends She was discovered in 1988 at the tender age of 14 by a scout for Storm Model Management Her career spans over 25 years and includes campaigns with Gucci, D&G, Chanel, Calvin Klein…

Fashion Icon: Katherine Hepburn


PROFILE Born 12.05.1907 Katherine Hepburn was born in Connecticut and later became one of America’s most infamous actresses She received four Academy Awards for Best Actress and a further three Oscars for performances in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, The Lion in Winter and On Golden Pond She made her final screen appearance in 1994…

Fashion Icon: Michelle Obama


PROFILE Born in 17.01.1964, Chicago, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson was destined for great things She graduated from Princeton University before moving onto Harvard Law School As well as a Chicago administrator, lawyer, outreach worker and mother of two she is also the 44th First Lady She met Barack at a Chicago law firm and initially refused…

Fashion Icon: Elizabeth Taylor


PROFILE Born on 27.02.1932, Dame Elizabeth Taylor is one of the most recognised female actresses to this day She started her acting career early, becoming a child star and quickly rose to fame with titles including Father of the Bride, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and, of course, Cleopatra She married her co-star Richard…