British Marie Claire has caught the Gossip Girl bug this month, choosing Blake Lively as their October cover girl. The gorgeous blonde wears a Chanel jumpsuit on the cover and shows off her slinky side in a range of cocktail-style dresses by designers such as Victoria Beckham, Giorgio Armani and Antonio Berardi. Inside the feature she tells the magazine about loving fashion, meeting Karl Lagerfeld and attending the couture shows with Anna Wintour. Here are some highlights:
On her love of fashion: I've always loved fashion. That's why I don't use a stylist. Number one, it's such an expression of self.
On buddying up with Anna Wintour: We were just talking about different fashion houses and I said, "I love Chanel", and she said, "You should come with me to the show".
On meeting Karl Lagerfeld: She [Anna Wintour] said "OK, well I'll take you to the Chanel and Dior shows and we'll meet with Karl and John [Galliano] afterwards. So I went to dinner with Karl Lagerfeld and we got to spend a lot of priceless time together. Oh my gosh, riding around in Karl Lagerfeld’s Rolls-Royce with the top down. Insane!
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