Great Quotes from Alexa Chung

I’m interested in aesthetics, in the way things look, in finding something in an image that maybe people haven’t seen.

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Not everything happens for a reason. Sometimes life just sucks.

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Dark lipstick on me is both a risk and a disaster.

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I’d say I have more shoes than anything else; they’re a good way to update a look. Bags and shoes – it’s like decorating a cake.

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I think you achieve a lot more through love than negativity.

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I’m in love with lots of different things. I do love love, though. I don’t think love should make you feel uneasy. When you feel sick, I don’t think that’s love – that’s infatuation. Someone who makes you feel like that is exciting – it’s the one that you imagine when you think of an amazing affair – but that’s not actually a stable love.

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My brain is a big cluster of stuff. It moves quickly and loses focus quickly, so I need many projects to keep me stimulated – it’s a luxury to be able to do lots of different things: style, write, present, DJ or just consult. It can’t be any other way; I think I would shrivel up and fall asleep forever.

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I’m bad at trends. Just wear what you want and what suits you.

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I don’t think love should make you feel uneasy. When you feel sick, I don’t think that’s love – that’s infatuation.

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I always write ‘Magic Potion’ on my perfume bottles so when I use them, it feels magical – I make spells in the morning when I put them on.

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My best party friend…? Fifi Brown. And Poppy Delevingne. She’s so fun and so inclusive – she really is the glue.

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I tend to splurge on fancy dresses because I always think I’ll get a lot of wear out of them, but it’s false logic. You should really spend more money on the things you wear every day, like jeans.

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I didn’t mean to be a TV presenter, I just hated modeling. It feels very odd that it’s turned into this ‘It-girl’ thing. What does that even mean? I wear clothes and I go out. It’s so weird.

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I’ve got an allergy to looking too neat.

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No one says the word ‘quirky’ much in England. I guess because people are more naturally eccentric.

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A bad outfit can really get me down. If I’m wearing something really normal and boring, it’s like torture.

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I love Simone Rocha. I just think she’s really clever.

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No experience exists unless it’s a shared one.

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I’m never going to be one of those people who is good at organization. But I’m very visual. I have a catalog in my head of things I already own, so it’s easy to shop and I always know exactly what I’m looking for.

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When I’m wearing makeup, I choose between doing my eyes or mouth because I don’t want to look like a beauty pageant child.

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My art teacher told me I’d be suited to graphic design, but I just couldn’t, because it was what my dad had done.

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Fashion’s a huge part of my life, but I don’t necessarily feel comfortable always talking about clothes on my personal social media.

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Stick to the classics, and you can’t ever go wrong. I see old ladies on the street who have fabulous style and realize it’s because they are probably wearing really classic items that they’ve had for years and years. I think if you find something that suits you, you should just stick to it.

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My look is pretty low maintenance, I have a great team around me for hair and make-up, and they have also taught me some great tricks over the years for when I’m doing my own.

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Whoever it is who’s filtering stuff makes it seem like women want to be more than men. My understanding… is that we’re asking to be treated the same.

Alexa Chung

When I used to work in television, a tip was rather than looking down the barrel of the camera and imagine people watching, which is terrifying, imagine your most discerning friend observing you, and imagine you’re just talking to them.

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I’d love to interview Mick Jagger, but that might be scary.

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My father taught me how to draw horses – for this I shall be eternally grateful.

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At school, a careers adviser asked me what I wanted to be, and I said ‘fashion journalist,’ so writing for ‘Vogue’ has provided me with the opportunity to fulfill a dream.

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I’ve come to terms with the fact that if you’re on TV, lots of people like you and lots of people hate you, and once you’re OK with that, you apply it to everything.

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I don’t like it when people don’t know the difference between ‘their’, ‘they’re’, ‘there’.

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I’m not 100% nice all the time, so I find it quite hard to be really pleasant.

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I’m not preaching about things you should do, I’m not political or anything. I’m probably not the best role model.

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I worry all the time that I’m going to run out of ideas, you know? I always tell my mom my fashion ideas, because I know she’ll remember them.

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My dad cut my hair once – I wanted a bob and he gave me a bowl cut. That was a tough few years.

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I mix my own lipsticks, so I don’t really keep track of the brand as it’s usually a number of them I’ve smushed together.

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I didn’t moisturise when I was younger, but when I got to 27 I decided to start slathering myself in oil, and now I’m obsessed with moisturising.

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I would get very bored if I just did one thing.

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I get to work with great photographers, wear lovely clothes, be part of the creative process.

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If my boyfriend finds me sexy, then I don’t need that kind of male attention from anyone else.

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I play guitar a bit. I’m trying to learn drums – I feel like I can play violin. I’ve never tried, but I just feel like I can.

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I’m really interested in photography, like every other human being.

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If I’m doing my hair myself, I just wash it and let it naturally dry. I’m actually quite good at doing hair; if I wear it up I usually do it myself.

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I prefer using cream-based products on my skin. I love having that summery dewy skin – I like using cream blushers as well.

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I think it’s cool that London Fashion Week is about young designers trying wacky things.

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When I was going to Paris for Paris Fashion Week, I’d often walk down the street and go into all the different shops that we didn’t necessarily have in the U.K., and Maje was definitely one of the ones that stood out for me.

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It’s funny because I think that both France and Britain are known for their distinctive styles, and everyone says that France is so chic and elegant but I think, more than that, French women are renowned for dressing in what suits them.

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I think Maje typifies that French vibe where it’s simple items that are very practical, very wearable but also, like, incredibly chic and expensive-looking.

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London Fashion Week is so different from any of the others. Compared to the strictness in New York, London seems freer from commercial constraints. Truer to the process, to street style, to a sense of humour.

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When I was a model, I started with an opinion, but was encouraged to lose it. It began as play-acting, but then I lost sight of myself a bit: so when I did the audition for ‘Popworld’ and they asked my opinion, I felt like crying with happiness.

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I don’t ever want to stop learning. And I really want to learn French fluently. It would be great to go and live in France.

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I think it’s every girl’s dream, a little bit, to be a model because it seems from the outside to be a glamorous industry and I was really into fashion, and I remember just being excited and wanting to be part of that.

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