Alexa's got a thing for Belle from Beauty and the Beast

Alexa Chung is without a doubt one of the leading style icons of the 21st century. And while women the world over look to Ms Chung for fashion inspiration, who does Alexa go to when she's stuck for style ideas herself?

Well, the 30-year-old's love for all things French and Sixties is already well documented. Alexa often cites pin-ups such as Jane Birkin and Francoise Hardy as inspiration for her own looks, which is evident in Chung's penchant for Breton stripes, ballet flats and cat's eye flick.

But there's one face that we haven't heard Alexa reference in terms of her style – Belle from Disney's Beauty And The Beast.

Alexa Chung

In fact, Alexa says Belle is her 'first ever style icon'. And now we look at her, we can totally see the influence Belle's had on Alexa's look. Pinafore dress? Check. Statement eyeliner? Yep. Mid-length brown hair? It's a yes again.

And as far as Disney character's go, we think Alexa has picked one of the best. But then, she does have excellent taste…

By Olivia Marks

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