02 November 2010

Style Icon of the month #4

Style Icon of this month: Daphne Guinness.
Artist, journalist and heiress of aristocratic Guinness family.

Daphne Suzannah Diana Joan Guinness, 44 years old, is the daughter of Jonathan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne and his second wife, the Frenchwoman Suzanne Lisney.
In the mid-1980s, she lived in New York City with her sister Catherine Guinness, who was a companion of Andy Warhol. She married Spyros Niarchos, son of the Greek shipping billionaire Stavros Niarchos, in 1987 at the age of 19, but divorced in 1999 with a reported settlement of about £20 million.

On December 8th 2009, she appeared in Kid Cudi's music video, Pursuit of Happiness.
Now Daphne is very prominent in the fashionsystem as a fashion icon, journalist and collector of haute couture.

She has an interest in the use of armour in fashion and she was a model in Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief runway show for the White Ribbon Alliance to raise funds for mothers in Haiti in 2010. Last september NARS Cosmetics will launch a new collection dedicated to her and her eccentric style.
Lady Guinness, is considered the heir of
Isabella Blow's style, her great friend, with whom she learned to express herself through fashion unconventional concept.
Gareth Pugh considers her one of his muses and she appeared on his campaign.

Oh yes! She got style!

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