Monica Bellucci imparts fashion knowledge
Monica Bellucci, the ever-gorgeous Italian model, has shed light on certain factors that need to be kept in mind to ensure that one looks stylish even in their forties.fashion and trends Updated: Jun 04, 2012 18:59 IST
Monica Bellucci, the ever-gorgeous Italian model, has shed light on certain factors that need to be kept in mind to ensure that one looks stylish even in their forties.
The tips given by 47-year-old include being brave, sensual and walking tall.
“When you are in your forties it’s more important to be sensual than sexy. Sexy is a word that is right for very young girls; as you get older you should focus on being elegant,” the Telegraph quoted her as saying.
“The first thing to get right is your attitude. Of course, every woman has her own style, but the best way to carry that style is with confidence,” she said.
The next pointer is creating a bold look.
“When you’re young you can do so many crazy things with your make-up. As you get older you’re constantly told to wear less make-up, which I think is stupid.
“I know a woman who is over 50 and has crazy bright make-up with crazy blonde hair, but is so pretty and funny with it. You should be brave with your make-up.
“I love red lipstick, especially when I’m under the spotlight. Alternatively, I like dark eyes with natural lipstick. I like to be pretty for myself,” she said.
Keeping it simple kcomes next in line.
“Even if you’re popping out to buy some bread and just wearing jeans and a T-shirt, buy the right ones for your shape. Pure and simple lines are very flattering in clothing, especially for me as my body’s curvy.
“As long as you have the basic shape right, then you can change colours and patterns. You need to wear clothes you feel strong in - you want to wear the dress, not have the dress wear you,” she said.
Other tips including being aware of the right hue for oneself, not being a slave of trends and being natural – “being yourself”.
“You don’t have to fit one mould to be stylish in your forties. I like simple, elegant things, but it all depends on your attitude and character.
“For me, the problem with fashion sometimes is that they want to create a law where everybody is the same. I do not like perfection. It is so boring. Just walk tall and be confident in who you are - style will then come naturally,” she added.
First Published: Jun 04, 2012 12:54 IST