February 12, 2012 § 12 Comments
Bursting into music scene when her home made video for a melancholic song Video Games went viral on Youtube, Lana Del Rey has just as quickly gained popularity in the fashion world as in the music world. And while her songs and questionable authenticity is being debated all over the internet by music critics, there is nothing less than a complete acceptance of this lady in fashion industry. The song bird has already performed at Chateau Marmont in LA at Mulberry party, was flown to Beijing to do the same for Dior, signed a modelling contract and (drum roll please) appeared on the cover of British Vogue shot by one and only Mario Testino.
On the pictures and in her videos Lana looks every inch of the star she is about to become. And while her off duty look still need a few tweaks (Lana please drop those bomber jackets, they are only cute if you borrowed them from your boyfriend when you were too optimistic about the weather outside and not for daily wear) one thing she definitely got right is her hair style: she epitomises those soft retro waves seen all over spring/summer 2012 fashion runways!
And since I am simply in love with Lana’s Born to Die video, here are the items inspired by two of her outfits in the video. I will definitely be channeling half-hipster half-flower child look very soon (as soon as this Global Freeze currently positioned over London disappears, that is).
- muubaa Tassel Detail Drape Leather Jacket, £110
- Bitching & Junkfood Cross Detail Shorts, £60
- Converse High Top Trainers, £40
- Her Curious Nature Deep Velvet Flower Ribbon, £28 available at asos.com
- Asos High Wasted Denim Shorts, £28
- Carvela Assemble Pumps, £120
- Bitching & Junkfood Stud Shorts, £80
- Issa Mesh Panneled Chiffon Gown, was £695 now £382 on outnet.com
- Jimmy Choo Fairy Satin Platform Sandals, £575
- Johny Loves Rosie Flower Headband, was £30 n0w £14
- Le Grana Greta Dress £160 available at notjustalabel.com