Style is evolution', declares Lauren Laverne, the ever chic TV presenter and all round music afficiando, who is set to appear on our screens every Sunday as a judge for T4's Unsigned Act with Sony Ericsson.
'I am more about style.' She explains. 'I have a look that has been evolving over the years. It' starts with a dress, usually a pretty tea dress, and grows from there.'
Dresses are Laverne's go- to wardrobe staple, and the one piece she couldn't live without.' You can dress them up or down.' She says. 'Dresses are so self contained, you put one on and you're ready.'
She doesn't slavishly follow trends and whilst she doesn't consider herself a fashion girl she does have her eye on one of this season's hottest accessories, Start boutique owner Brix Smith Start's shoes. 'I was working with Brix last week and fell in love with them. If I could have one thing for Christmas it would be those. I can't steal hers though as she has such tiny little ballerina's feet.'
The shoes in question are Nicholas Kirkwood's show stopping, black sculptural shoes with a pearl in the heel. 'They are amazing!' Lauren exclaims in her famous northern accent.
I get to wear some amazing things on shoots,' she tells ELLE and though she doesn't have a stylist, one of her best friends is stylist Alison Elwin who helps pull Lauren's look together for her TV appearances. 'We totally get each other, she lives around the corner and it's a very relaxed way of working.'
Maybe Alison can get her hands on a pair of those Kirkwood platforms in a size 7 for Lauren.
By Laurelle Gilbert
Posted: 29th October 2008More