The Our Girl actress has admitted that she’s just not confident wearing bright colours, we’re not quite sure we believe her, but we’re going with it anyway.
Mark Wright’s wife has opened up in an exclusive interview with OK! Online as she launches her latest collection with Lipsy, where she also discussed the pressure of the fashion industry.
The spring summer 2017 range is a little different to what we are used to, boasting ruffles, florals and embroidery with a predominantly pastel palette.
Here’s our exclusive interview with the 29 year old as her SS17 collection officially drops online…
Congratulations on another collection! How have you made this one even better than the others?
I think this collection in particular looks our best one yet. Every time I work on a new collection I feel like we come up with something so fresh and on trend, but yet the pieces are always so easy to wear.The sherbet pastel tones and subtle tonal embroideries are especially beautiful in my opinion.
Your style is talked about SO much. Do you ever feel pressure and how do you cope with that?
I don’t feel pressure at all really. I don’t think anyone should feel pressure, everyone should dress how you want, and what you feel comfortable in.
With spring just around the corner what can we expect to see you in and why do you love it so much?
My personal favourite piece that I am dying to wear is the oriental embroidered bandeau dress in the mint colour. It is such a stunning fabric and love the bandeau neckline for SS17.
You’ve been experimenting with your hair and style a lot recently, what trend are you too scared to try?
I am not very confident wearing bright colours, or statement outfits. I usually wear more classic outfits.
You shot your new Lipsy line in LA. How much did you love the place and what’s your top tips?
Take trainers. There is a lot of walking. Also get a good moisturiser with a SPF in it, because the sun is always shining in LA.
Source : ok.co.uk
Having your own fashion collection has its perks – and for Michelle Keegan, one of the biggest perks is jetting to Hollywood to shoot the photos for her new campaign! The stunning actress has spent almost three years at the helm of her own Lipsy fashion line, and this week Michelle is back with even more style inspiration for spring-summer. The Our Girl star chatted to HELLO! ahead of the launch of her latest collection, revealing the trends she’s championing for the new season and her highlights of her trip to Los Angeles.
We love the white off-the-shoulder lacy number in one of our exclusive images. What do you think of this top, and when/ how would you wear it?
I really love the off the shoulder look right now, especially for spring summer with a tan. The fabric is so gorgeous and feminine – I love the 3D detailing and sheer sleeves, it’s just so flattering. I think it’s cute with light coloured ankle grazer jeans to wear in the day with jewelled sandals for brunch with the girls.
What are the top trends you’ve incorporated into this collection?
I always make sure that I incorporate the trends that suit my customer best, keeping everything feminine and soft but with key trend details mixed in. Oriental florals were a big influence, they’re delicate, girly and so easy to wear – I think our girl will really love them. I’m a big fan of all the sherbet pastel tones in this collection too, they’re just so fresh and fun for spring summer.
What accessories complete a spring/ summer outfit? Why?
You always need a good pair of sunnies! Pick a pair that suits your face shape and they’ll look good with every outfit. Right now I’m loving metal framed sunglasses like the Lipsy ones I wore in the photoshoot. They’re just the perfect finishing piece for pulled together style. For more dressed up looks, my go to accessory is a sparkly clutch bag, they add a touch of elegance and they work for every occasion from date nights to weddings.
What was it like shooting this collection in LA?
Amazing. I really, really enjoyed it, I had such a great time. It is one of my favourite places to go. There’s just something in the air out there, you literally feel like you’re in a movie. Also, shooting in a 1950s Beverly Hills cliff top mansion felt like I was stepping right back into old school Hollywood glamour.
Do you think people dress differently out there?
I think they are more casual in the day. They lead a healthy lifestyle out there, so a lot of people wear gym gear throughout the whole day, and then dress up in the evening. So it is very casual cool sporty outfits.
What do you love about the way women in LA dress?
Everything is very stripped back, especially in the day. I love how they can wear gym wear and trainers to work. I also love how a lot of girls don’t wear a lot of make-up. They all have beautiful glowing skin because of all the sunshine in LA. Everyone looks very fresh and stripped back.
What do you like most about the lifestyle out there?
It is very positive. Everyone seems very happy and it is a very healthy lifestyle. I think that must have something to do with the weather too!
What’s your favourite place in LA and did you get to go there during this Lipsy trip?
I like Rodeo Drive, just because one of my favourite films is Pretty Women. I love Julia Roberts, so I loved walking down that street and going to see the Beverly Wiltshire. I also loved going for brunch at the Beverly Hills Hotel, which has a lot of history surrounding Hollywood.
What are your plans for spring/ summer – do you have any holidays lined up?
Well, around that time I will be filming Our Girl, which is so exciting, but no holidays planned yet!
Source : fashion.hellomagazine.com