Style Crush: Alexa Chung

British model slash presenter slash contributing editor to British Vogue, Alexa Chung sure is one fashion icon on the rise. Her quirky-meets-chic style has captivated fashionistas the world over, inspiring us to experiment with our looks and have fun doing it.

Alexa in 2006, carrying a Mulberry Piccadilly bag

Alexa in 2007, Chung-ifying an LBD with a check shirt

Alexa in 2008, making a rugged outfit look chic at Glastonbury

Alexa in 2009 at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards where she won TV Presenter of the Year -- spot the Chanel heels!

Alexa broke into the biz in 2006 as a TV presenter, and fame just came knocking at her door since then. In 2009 and 2010, she landed big-time modelling stints with DKNY Jeans and Pepe Jeans London, respectively.

The Brit in black, carrying the Mulberry bag that was named after her

2009 seemed to be Alexa’s big year as she broke into the USA, thanks to her MTV stint. Even though her show, “It’s On with Alexa Chung” for MTV was short lived, her influence in fashion didn’t wane. In fact, Mulberry even named a handbag after her, which sold like hotcakes and was sported by other celebs as well!

Alexa in 2010, carrying a leopard-print version of the Mulberry Alexa bag

Alexa rocking an androgynous look at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in NYC, also in 2010

Alexa at the spring/summer 2011 Chanel Haute Couture show in Paris, wearing Chanel Couture

Sealing her title as the rising star in fashion, Alexa landed her very first Vogue cover in 2010. She had gained more fame in fashion since then. Just last October, it was announced that she will be releasing her first book in September 2013. Are we looking at the next Anna Wintour? Let’s wait and see!

In 2011, Alexa the trendsetter was already rockin' the galaxy print

Casual, but chic -- Alexa in 2012, wearing a leather jacket with jeans and chunky heels in NYC

Alexa in another chic casual look: red striped shirt, high-waist denim shorts, ballerina flats and cat-eye sunnies

Dainty damsel -- Alexa in an embroidered knee length dress from the Chanel spring/summer collection

Photos from vogue.co.uk

Cover photo: perfectpeople.net

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