Superstar singer, designer and mum Gwen Stefani kicks off a mega stylish new year for InStyle as our January 2012 cover star. Find out what happened when InStyle hung out with Gwen…
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With her stunning Jean Harlow, platinum bombshell looks and inimitable style, Gwen strikes a pose for InStyle in an exquisite array of designer duds including a beaded silk Giorgio Armani jacket, blue sequinned Diane von Furstenberg dress, not to mention a beautiful silk chiffon gown from her LAMB label.
Revealing how she came to arrive at her signature beauty look, Gwen confessed: “When I was 17, my grandmother got me a gift pack with all these different-coloured lipsticks and one of them was burgundy. I tried it on, looked in the rear-view mirror and said, ‘That looks good’. I’ve worn it ever since."
She adds: "The make-up goes on every day, even if I’m not going anywhere."
And her uber blonde tresses? "My hair colour is by L’Oréal Paris, but I won’t reveal the number. And I do my roots as often as Marilyn Monroe did hers – I’m serious. I found out."
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is also Gwen's top tip, as she explains: "“In the past, I was a runner and kick-boxer. I also did weight training. These days, I do Pilates, yoga and a lot of walking – now, it’s more about feeling good than looking good.”
To find out all about the wonderful world of Gwen, plus which three fabulous femmes are her ultimate style icons AND see the stunning shoot, buy your January 2012 issue of InStyle today!