Wednesday, December 7, 2011


Icon: Stacy Ann Ferguson a.k.a Fergie

Born: 27th March 1975 (aries), Hacienda Heights, California
Height: 1,57 m

Known for: singer in band The Black Eyed Peas, model, actress

Getting ghetto funk: Californian born Fergie started her career in show business as a child acting in Kids Incorporated during years 1984 to 1989. She also worked as a voice over in Peanuts as Sally. Daughter of two Catholic school teachers was also a cheerleader, straight A-student, a spelling bee champion and a girl scout. In 1991 Fergie started pop group Wild Orchid with her co actor Renee Sands from Kids Incorporated.Wild Orchid first records sold over a million copies world wide, but after that their two other records did not reach did success which lead to record company rejection. Being turned down by record company was a big hit for Fergie and she required therapy. Soon after Wild Orchid released third album Fergie left the group and she plunged into heavy drug using. Luckily she was able to quit drugs and in 2000 she was asked to sing back up vocals in Black Eyed Peas. After recording five songs she became the leading female vocalist in the band and the band reache worldwide success with it's first album Elephunk. In 2006 Fergie also released her first solo album The Dutchess. Fergie has been together with actror Josh Dushamel since 2004 and couple married in January 2009.
Style: Fergie knows her fashion but gives it always her own specific touch. She came known for ghetto funk style when emerging to fame with her band The Black Eyed Peas. She wore skimpy clothes showing lot of well toned body and chose bright colours and piles of accessories to attract attention. Since then Fergie has toned down her look along with the general fashion trends. She has opted to her new much less costume-like style darker colours influenced more by rock'n'roll than hiphop. She is still very bold and flamboyant dresser and not boring by any means. She perfects all her outfits still with piles of accessories and dares to wear outraging pieces such as studded leather skirts.

Fergie has worked in show business since child hood. She also starred on the TV show Kids Incorporated.
Fergie (first at left) with her girl band Wild Orchid. Girls are sporting usual 90's pop star look, luckily Fergie has updated her look since.
First hitting fame with The Black Eyed Peas Fergie had ghetto funk style all the way.
Fergies ghetto funk style consisted lot of accessories - jewelry and sunglasses.
Fergie with husband Josh. Both wearing casual look of jeans and leather jacket.
Fergie, pile of jewelry, big sunglasses and fitted blazer.
Fergie and simple rock look with jeans, t-shirt and leather jacket.
Simple blazer-top-pants outlook can be really edgy with skinny leather pants.
Fergies basic uniform with simple combination of blazer, top and pants perfected with most fashionable choice of sunglasses, handbag, jewelry and shoes.
Fergie in Paris 2011. She is wearing her typical outfit of blazer, top and skinny pants. Mix and match of colours and materials create a very unique style.
Fergie wore bright orange lace dress to Grammy awards 2012. Her colourful look with gold hoop earrings base back on her roots in ghetto-funk.

How to get the hiphop rock look? Think natural pretty make up and hair, well toned body and a tan, simple combination of skinny pants, top and blazer with interesting details and materials, leather, oversized sunglasses, jewerly, oversized handbags.

Start this look with sexy loose black top. It emphasizes enough lady lumps but is not too sexy for day time. Modström/
Leather pants give masculine rock edge to feminine body shape and girly locks. One Teaspoon/

Well fitted open neckline jacket suits best curvy shape. Grey colour gives frame to black pieces. Bluefly.

Studded black sandal heels give sexy walk. Michael Kors/
Big red shopper adds colour to dark rock look but stays within edgy style. Fiorelli/
Leather coated aviator style oversized sunglasses are a must for Fergies rockstar look. Gucci/Net-a-Porter.
Add bling to this look with chunky bracelet. Bottega Veneta/Net-a-Porter.

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