7 British Style Icons That Changed Fashion

These 7 incredible women span different times and generations but they have all inspired us in many ways including timeless style.

 

Charlotte Rampling OBE

An English actress, model and singer; she became well-known for her arthouse films not just in English but in French and Italian as well.  An icon of the 1960’s and a fashion icon through her 60’s and beyond.

Charlotte Rampling style

 

Kate Middleton

AKA Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. She is the modern day Princess who is always perfectly dressed. Her sophisticated, modern and demure style has been so influential on the fashion industry it has been called the “Kate Middleton Effect” by the media.

Kate Middleton style

 

Kate Moss

This iconic Londoner has been the face of British fashion since she was 14 years old. Her waifish figure and stand out fashion has taken her from model to contributing editor at Vogue to fashion designer. She might be more focused on being a mother than runway model these days but she’s still making waves with her effortless style.

Kass moss style

 

Sienna Miller

This stylish actress was born in New York and raised in London. She’s known equally for the movies she’s starred in as for the style she has inspired. Once known for her boho-chic style Sienna has developed into a style maven and has graced the cover of British Vogue 6 times.

Sienna Miller style

 

Emma Watson

The British actress, model and activist has come along way from her Harry Potter days. Emma has been called the “voice of a generation” as she works hard as a UN Womens Ambassador she leads the way for gender equality. This leading lady has been on the cover of many magazines and starred in campaigns for Burberry; she has become a favourite of many British fashion designers.

emma watson style

 

Jean Shrimpton

Known as the first supermodel she was the glamorous face of the 60’s and 70’s fashion scene, she appeared on the cover of many magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vanity Fair. Her ultra-mod style and iconic photos defined this era.

Jean Shrimpton street style

 

Alexa Chung

This British model was discovered at the age of 16 at a music festival, 7 years after being discovered she started her career as a TV host. Alexa is now more than a style icon, she’s also a well-known contributor to Vogue magazine as well as a fashion designer.

Alexa chung style

 

 

All images are from www.pinterest.co.uk

 

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