The style icon who was so much more than style.
When I was fresh off the boat I was strolling down Fifth Avenue NYC, when I locked gazes with an ancient lady, giving me the most magnificent evil eye. We approached, we stared, we passed by. It was Bette Davis. Four days later she died. OK, she died in France so it can't have been her, nevertheless, I know what I saw. The divine Bette welcomed me to the US of A. I believe she'd have liked my closet.
Thank you for the image, Ms Davis. This is my real bio.
I'm from.... Dublin
Now I live in… Los Angeles
Therefore I dress: High fashion/comfort with literary leanings
If I were an item of clothing, I'd be… An anything-but-black dress
Things in my closet I couldn't live without: Shift dresses, all colors, patterns, cuts
I can't resist… An amazing print
I know I shouldn't, but I.... Keep buying repeats
I wouldn't be seen dead in… Jeggings
Designers I love: Dries, Maria Cornejo, Phoebe Philo
I am (tall, short, mini, maxi, husky, a model... ): tall
I am (blonde, brunette, ginger, silver, color not found in nature...): Black hair, blue eyes (it's known as "black Irish")
Heels or flats? A low heel
Polished or scrappy? Depends
Sequins or lace? Nope
The best local stores: Fred Segal
Diamonds, pearls or paste? Not a jewelry girl
Tight or roomy? Roomy. Ish
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