Sunday, April 29, 2012

Jane Asher

Icon: Jane Asher
Born: 5th April (aries) 1946, London
Height: 1,68 m
Know for: english actress, former girlfriend of Paul McCartney, author, entrepreneur
Story: Asher was a middle of three children born to hospital broadcaster and a consultant Richard Alan John and a professor Margaret Asher. Asher started her acting career as a child in 1952 film Mandy. After that she has appeared on number of films and tv and radio shows and theather. She has written three best-selling novels The Longing, The Question and Losing It and also published several lifestyle, costuming and cake decoration books. Asher owns a company that makes party cakes and sugar crafts for special occasions. She is also an active President of the National Autictic Society.  In 1963, when Asher interviewed The Baetles, she began a five-year relationship with bands Paul McCartney. Couple became engaged in 1967 but she ended the relationship in July 1968 after finding Paul in bed with Francie Schwartz. Asher met the illustrator Gerald Scarfe in 1971 and they married ten years later. Couple have a daughter and two sons.
Style: Jane's most distinctive features are flaming red hair and blue eyes. Paul McCartney has said to fallen for her immediately and it must not have been least for her outstanding personal looks.Later she has describe her own style as classic without being mumsy. During 60's she followed greatly following trends but never took them too far. She always looked pretty and stylish, not too wild or out of control with her fashion.

Mod Jane with school uniform inspired outfit of collared jumper and check pencil skirt.
Pretty Jane with Paul in dark dress with white lace details in sleeve cuffs and collar.
Jane in conservative outfit of white gardigan and A-line check skirt.
Jane with braided hair do.
Jane in glittery bright red party frock and matching earrings.
Jane and always stylish double breasted trench coat.
Jane in colourful hippie inspired 60's cocoon dress.
Jane in white two piece and flowers in her hair.
Jane's great hippie summer style with flower print mini dress, strappy sandals and handmade hippie bag.
Jane and bright printed light chiffon dress.
Jane wearing burned orange tunic, white wide linen pants and thong sandals in hippie get-together.
Jane in white sarong and orange flowers in 1968.
Jane with husband Gerald Scarfe.
Jane today.

How to get the Sixties boho look? Think long straight red hair, thick long bangs, black liner on eyes, nude lips, no heavy tanning, classic fitted jumpers and cardigans, paisley printed cocoon minidresses, two piece suits, pencil skirts, shift dresses, flower minidresses, flat shoes or low block heels, strappy sandals, trench coat, minimum jewerly.

Blue toned flower print dress gives stylish 60's feeling to the look. Lilly Pulitzer/
Great crafty looking flat strappy sandals to give boho feeling to the look.
Crafty native handbag for hippie feel.

If you want more modern version of the native bag, choose Antik Batik aztec shoulder pouch.

Monday, April 23, 2012


Icon: D'arcy Elizabeth Wretzky
Born: 1st May (taurus) 1968, South Haven, Michigan
Height: 1,73 m
Known for: bass player for alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins
Story: Wretzky was born and raised in Michigan. Her lounge singer mother encouraged her and her sisters to perform music. She played violin and oboe and performed in choirs when growing up. Wretzky grew up to be "tomboy" and got interested in post-punk music in high school where she started to play in cover bands. After high school she moved to Chicago, where she met Billy Corgan after attending to a consert in local rock club. Corgan recruited her into his band, Smashing Pumpkins. Later Corgan has stated that after bands huge success album Mellon Collie and the Infinte Sadness, Wretzky began a slow descent into insanity and/or drugs. She was fired from the band and soon after she was arrested for possession of crack cocaine. After Wreztky joined the band Catherine as a second vocalist. She was married to Catherine member Kerry Brown 1993-1999. Wretzky has stayed out of public eye for many years, but in 2009 she unexpectedly gave an phone interview to Chigaco radio show. She stated she wasn't "healthy" enough to be a musician and told to be living in a farm in Michigan. Wretzky was jailed in February 2011 for six days in jail for missing four court dates related to a ticket she received for failing to control her horses. She was also arrested in February 2011 for drunken-driving.
Style: D'arcy has followed trends in music and styled herself to fit the music she has been performing. In grunge years she looked every inch of grunge star with baggy jumpers and sweaters, leggins, destroyed jeans and military boots. Even though she wore same kind of clothes than her male collegues, she wore occasionaly also feminine baby doll dresses that were highly popular in grunge fashion. Her outlook was completed with long straight bleached hair and minimum make up. Since grunge years D'arcy has tried different looks to fit her art.

Fresh faced D'arcy.
D'arcy with Smashing Pumpkins. She is wearing baggy sweater and a hat.
D'arcy in grunge uniform of baggy jumper, destroyed ligh blue jeans and Rayban shades.
D'arcy wearing her favourite stripy jumper, black leggins, yellow knee high sock and high top military boots. Her look is completed with bleached hair and red lipstick.
Grunge star D'arcy wearing typical low key outfit of jeans, stripy t-shirt and Raybans.
D'arcy and grunge babydoll dress with small flower print.
D'arcy in 1992.
Futuristic D'arcy with silver hair, silver lipstick and see-through black top.
Futuristic Smashing Pumpking in 1995.
More grown up D'arcy with blond bob, white blazer, black top and dark lipstick.
D'arcy with Mickey Rourke. Her plastic surgery has changed her natural look.

How to get the grunge virtuose look? Think long bleached straight hair, no tanning, matt make up, minimum make up, bright red lipstick, thin eyebrows, baggy sweaters and jumpers, black leggins, destroyed ligh blue boyfriend fit jeans, LEVI'S 501 jeans, military boots, loose fit baby doll mini dresses, knee high socks, round Rayban sunglasses, no jewerly, no nail polish.

Short sleeved printed baby doll minidress is a must for grunge look.

Earthy tone textured knee high sock to give edge to dress look.

High top Dr. Martens boots to complete the grunge look.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Sharise Neil

Icon: Sharise Lee Ann Ruddell a.k.a Sharise Neil
Born: 27th October (scorpio) 1967, Huntington Beach, California
Height: 1, 63 m
Known for: mud wrestler, stripper, second wife of Vince Neil, fashion designer
Story: Californian born Sharise was a model but also worked as a ring girl and mud wrestler at a club called Tropicana in Hollywood. She met her rock'n'roll husband Vince Neil while wrestling. Neil has stated Sharise was "an average mud wrestler with blond hair, big tits and a killer hard body." He also told "When the girls from Tropicana came back to my house to wrestle for my friends, she was the most vicious fighter. She won everytime and look good doing it. She was just my type." Couple got married in April 1987. She appeared on several music videos in the late 80's and early 90's, such as Mötley Crüe's "Girls,Girls,Girls" in 1987. Vince even tattooed her lip print and her signature on his right arm. Sharise gave birth to their daughter Skylar in March 1991. Unfortunately couples little daughter was diagnosed with fatal stomach cancer and she died in August 1995 only at the age of 4. Sharise and Vince divorced in 1993. Later Sharise gave birth to son Colt in November 2002 with her now ex-partner Kirk Seigel. She has also founded  sexy fashion brand Pink Polka Dot. In 2011 Sharise was casted to appear on new VH1 reality TV show Ex-Wives Rock.
Style: Sharise's style has always been like living Barbie doll with long blond hair, curvy toned body and sexy girly clothes. She was the epitome of 80's Californian girl look. She has never been too shy to show of her looks and body and has always worn sexy wear with trendy edge.

Sharise with Vince. She is wearing 80's lycra polkadot bodycon dress and white jeans jacket with long starp shoulder purse.
Sharise with 80's big hoop earrings, half head ponytail, baggy coral jumper and leggins.
Sharise with 80's ultimate pink outfit. Cropped top, leggins, fake leather jacket and shoulder bag are all colour cordinated pink. White long sport socks, white sneakers and white big earrings give contrast colour. Leopard print scrunchie holding half head ponytail finishes style.
Sharise wearing white lycra top, high waist destroyed jeans, gold belt, gold purse and gold loafers and not forgetting oversized earrings.
Sharise in wet look crunched bodycon, black stockings, black hat and dramatic black lace veil.
Sharise in another cropped top and high waist jeans look with half head ponytail and big earrings.
Sharise all glammed up in bright blue and black lycra dress.
Happy family with daughter Skylar.
Sharise is still keeping her Californian barbie doll looks.

How to get the 80's California Barbie look? Think blond curly and teased hair, tanning, thin and toned body with feminine curves, full make-up, half head ponytails, hair scrunchies, big earrings, lycra clothes, cropped tops, leggins, colour matching outfits, high waist light blue jeans, destroyed jeans, long strap shoulder bags, waist line.

Pink cropped bra top is just right for 80's look.
Fluorecent pink high waist leggins to match the top.
Bright pink leather jacket matching the pink look. RED Valentino/
Pink shoulder bag to complete the pink look. Rebecca Minkoff/
Reebok white high top sneakers to create authentic 80's look.
White sport socks to wear crunched in ankles over leggins. Nike/
Oversized silver hoop earrings give right 80's bling.
Leopard print hair scrunchie to complete the look.

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