Lily Allen thinks ‘it’s hard out here for a b*tch,’ and she’s right, which is why we like her. Lily is straightforward, and has a wicked way of telling-it-like-it-is through brilliant, insanely catchy pop songs. More power to Lily.
In our biggest fashion issue of the year so far, David Vasiljevic shoots Lily in new season looks by Miu Miu, Michael van der Ham and Roland Mouret. Make no mistake, she’s grown up and is more sure of her message than ever.
Alex Fury finds out why returning to fame after a three-year hiatus hasn’t been a breeze and gets Lily’s thoughts on feminism, motherhood, Beyoncé, and the pressure on women to conform.
‘Of course I’d rather look like Kate Moss than look like myself,' she admits. 'I wish I didn’t feel like that, and I think the reason we feel like that is because of the imagery we’re fed all the time. Women are still expected, in some weird way, to kind of… Sit there and look pretty. And not talk.’
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Read the full interview and see all the pictures in the brand new issue, which hits newsstands on 30 January 2014.