Blake Lively has become somewhat of a fashion darling since bleeping onto our radar on a little show called Gossip Girl. We watched in awe as the impossibly pretty actress conquered red carpets in frothy Marchesa creations, took FROW spots next to Anna Wintour, bagged a namesake Louboutin and became Karl Lagerfeld's new muse. What a busy bee!
And all this from a girl who claims she doesn't need a stylist. 'My assistant will call fashion houses for me, but I always pick the outfit, shoes, jewelry, and a lot of times I do my own hair and makeup for events,' Blake told US Marie Claire recently. 'Maybe it sounds jerky, but I’m lucky to be on such a fashion-centric show. There’s no designer I don’t have access to.'
It's alright for some, eh? Admittedly, Blake's sartorial swishes have been spot-on so far. The 22-year-old is back on the promo rounds this month for new film 'Savages' and she's wowed us every day this week with one designer cracker after the other (*click, refresh*). And with the likes of Frida Giannini clamouring to dress her plus a body that wears the clothes so well, is it any wonder?
So what have we seen thus far? There was that stunning Zuhair Murad couture gown for the LA premiere. For a chat with David Letterman, she sported a pretty white frock by Jenny Packham with a crystal-encrusted neckline that framed her *ahem* ample assets. Then she mixed it up with a crimson red Michael Kors suit teamed with strappy Christian Louboutin heels to appear on Good Morning America. And yesterday, it was time for a spot of Gucci.
As the face of the new Gucci Première women’s fragrance, it was only a matter of time before La Lively would be swathed in one of the brand's glam gowns but the one she chose for last night's New York premiere was real special. The pale yellow of her pleated silk gown works beautifully against her Cali tan, the halter neck and open back is super-sexy while the chiffon skirt falling from a gathered waist keeps it perfectly elegant. As our Gucci pals inform us, this is a one of a kind dress so there'll be no embarrassing who-wore-it-best contests. Phewf for that. The Golden Goddess look was expertly finished off twith a pair of turquoise drop earrings and matching stack bracelets as well as that wonderous fishtail plait.
If Blake carries on like this, we have an inkling our girl crush is only set to sky-rocket.