The model-turned-TV presenter has revealed she plans to start work on her first ever fashion collection in the new year
Alexa Chung is already busy making plans for 2014 – and they include her debut fashion collection. That’s right, one of Britain’s most stylish exports is turning her hand to creating a line, she’s revealed in a brand new interview.
It’s been a hectic year for the star, who presented for Fuse News in the US every day, yet still found the time to pen her first book, a gorgeous scrapbook of notes, drawings, candid pictures and anecdotes, entitled It.
Talking to Fashionista.com this week at the launch of her new beauty range with Eyeko at Sephora in New York, she opened up about her plans for the line, saying: ‘I was at Fuse News for a year and a half and I’m leaving there on Thursday. That’s going to be the first opportunity where I haven’t had a nine-to-five job — so I’ve kind of been doing Eyeko, I wrote a book, I did Fuse every day, and various other design gigs and DJing.
‘So this will be the first time to actually sort of sit down and think about it. So… no. (laughs) I’m going to get it off the ground hopefully in 2014.’
But those hoping for a feline theme will be disappointed, as Alexa also confirmed that she feels that the fashion cat has had its time.
She added: ‘Hmm… I feel like Miu Miu’s done it, Tabitha Simmons has done it, Charlotte Olympia… Maybe it’s time to give cats a rest.’
Alexa also had her say on the trend that we’re all hoping won’t last into 2014 – Miley Cyrus’ high-cut leotards. She said: ‘It’s like a will it/won’t it situation, I’m on the edge of my seat every time I watch her spread her legs! I’m like ‘Ooh! Ooh!’ It’s too much for my anxiety.’
We couldn’t agree more, Alexa. Let’s hope her fashion line is more Chanel than Cyrus…