Icon: Beverle Lorence Buell a.k.a. Bebe Buell
Born: 14th July (cancer) 1953, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Height: 1,75 m
Known for: American model, queen of rock'n'roll groupies (or band aids as Bebe would call herself), mother of actress Liv Tyler whose father is Steven Tyler
Story: Bebe was born in Virginia but moved to New York City to began modeling career. She developed an interest to date musicians and shortly after moving to New York she met rocker Todd Rundgren. She lived with Rundgren from 1972 to 1978. During their relationship they both dated other people and she had affairs with several rock stars such as Mick Jagger, Iggy Pop and Jimmy Page. She gave birth to her daughter Liv in 1977 and first claimed Todd was the father. Real paternity of Steven Tyler was revealed to Liv only when she was eight years old. Liv used last name Rundgren until in 1991 it was made public her real father was Steven. Bebe married first time in 1992 with musician and actor Coyote Shivers but couple got divorced in 1999. She married again in 2002 with musician Jim Wallerstein. Buell was succesfull model and she was one of the first fashion models to pose nude as Playboy magazines Playmate of the Month in November 1974. Buell published her autobiography Rebel Heart: An American Rock and Roll Journey in 2001 and it was a New York Times best seller. Filmmaker Cameron Crowe used Buell when creating his movie Almost Famous character Penny Lane. Bebe Buell has made music since the 80's and in September 2011 she released Hard Love, an agressive rock album influenced by grunge and glam rock.
Style: Bebe's style has been same time rudely sexual and sweetly feminine. She has worn leopard leotards just as effortlessly as sweet flower print dresses. Even though her look have not been one clear style it has always been feminine and rich. She has not been afraid to wear pretty low cut dresses in black spoken punk crowd and she has worn ever so young outfits even when pictured as a mum.
|Bebe and Steven Tyler. She has glammed up bell bottom jeans with fur.|
|Bebe in another rock and roll party with Todd Rundgren and Alice Cooper. She is wearing sleeveles top with fringe neckpiece.|
|Fun loving Bebe with turtle neck jumper, dark long vest, velvet micro short overalls and knee high boots.|
|Happy family when Liv was born. Bebe in very angelic in center part wavy hair and maternal dress.|
|Bebe with punk inspired dark eyes and skimpy Oscar Wilde print t-shirt.|
|Bebe with Rod Stewart. She is wearing cropped leather jacket, seam tights and sandal heels and she is the queen of rock'n'roll band aids.|
|Bebe has been openly very sexual which undoubtly led her to many love adventures. She has stated "leopard" to be her favourite colour.|
|Bebe as 70's groupie queen with embroided cropped shirt and high waist velvet pants.|
|Ultra feminine Bebe with pretty low cut dress stands out from black punk growd.|
|Bebe with Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks in floaty flower print strapless dress. Her hair are in wild small curls.|
|Bebe in metallic lurex top and gardi. Classic pearl bracelet to give grown up sophistication.|
|Bebe with little Liv. Bebe with black gardi, soft bell skirt and black tights looks very young and hip mom.|
|Bebe and adult Liv. Bebe is still looking very hip with her black outfit, trendy grey blazer and snake print clutch.|
How to get the Band aid Queen look? Think long wavy hair, smoky dark eyeshadow up to eyebrow, coral pink lipstick, blusher under the cheek bones up to ears, no tanning, pretty floral dresses, high waist pants and crop tops, bell bottom pants, tight print t-shirts, leopard print, low cut and strapless dresses, fur, velvet, leather, bustiers for night clubs, minimum jewerly if any needed.
|White sheer sequin cropped front tie shirt gives right sensual look. you can choose how many buttons you dare to keep open. Lipsy.|
|70's look needs high waist bell bottom jeans. Citizens of Humanity/Singer22.com|
|Flamboyant band aid look needs showy fur coat. Choose faux fur to be cool. Calvin Klein/Nordstrom.|
|Red hot patent heels finish off the look. Yoox.com.|