Daphne Guinness wants to play muse

24 August 2009

Daphne Guinness

She counts Karl Lagerfeld and Steven Klein among her BFFs, thinks nothing of going shopping in black latex leggings, and is regularly papped on every Fashion Week front row. But there’s still something missing in Daphne Guinness’s life. Aside from the wall-to-wall wardrobes filled with couture pieces and designer frocks, no one has ever asked her to be their muse, and she'd be delighted to be asked. For now, she will just have to be content that so many designers are in constant admiration of her eclectic style. ‘Daphne amazes me all the time,' says long-time friend Valentino. ‘When I think she has reached the best, she comes up with something better.' Not to mention her trademark blonde and black locks, reminiscent of a rather more chic Cruella De Vil, which she stumbled across by accident: 'I never meant it to be like this, I just glue bits on to it and this is how it turns out.' Oh to be fashionable… [Telegraph]


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