Style isn’t just about catwalk androgyny and haute couture. It’s tied up with personality, character and individuality. I’ve done a little reading and put together a list of 7 unlikely style icons who don’t quite fit the pre-defined fashionista mould, but whose trademark quirky looks have, at one point or another, made them unexpectedly prominent names in the world of fashion.
1. Helena Bonham Carter
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This unconventional actress is often slated for her bold, theatrical attire, but in 2010 she made Vanity Fair’s ‘Best Dressed’ list. Reportedly, Helena laughed when she heard she’d been selected, and I have a feeling a lot of you out there aren’t fans of her outfits – which are often unusual to say the least – but I think Helena is fabulous: absolutely individual.