Blake Lively new face of Gucci perfume

  • PTI, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Jun 23, 2012 17:47 IST

Gossip Girl actor Blake Lively has become the new face of Italian fashion house Gucci's upcoming female perfume, Premiere.

The 24-year-old will appear in a short movie directed by Drive helmer Nicolas Winding Refn, and pose for print commercials shot by famed photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, reported Aceshowbiz.

"In conceiving this fragrance I was inspired by timeless Hollywood glamor and the iconic leading ladies of Hollywood's golden era. Blake's unique style and charisma brings that allure to life in a very contemporary way," said Gucci creative director Frida Giannini.

Lively, who is currently dating actor Ryan Reynolds, is happy to collaborate with Giannini.

"I admire the qualities of the Gucci Premiere woman and feel honored to represent the fragrance," she said.

The actress joins the likes of Evan Rachel Wood, Chris Evans and James Franco, who are all faces of various Gucci scents. Her movie commercial will premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 1.


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