Style Crush: Tilda Swinton

So I love actresses (I do acting classes a couple of times a week and dream of being a film star, obvs!). And I especially love tall, slightly mannish ones – no idea why  – like Allison Janney, Fiona Shaw, Eve Best and Janet McTeer. Chief among these women is Tilda Swinton. She does androgynous style like no-one else. And she has the most amazing hair!

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As you may or may not have spotted in my last post, about my Linden Sweatshirt, my hair is shorter now than it was when I first had it all cut off. This was not entirely what I wanted – I asked for a trim and got a completely different haircut! I’m definitely going to grow it out a bit more and Tilda Swinton’s hair is definitely one of my inspirations. Not sure I’d have the balls to have an undercut though!

I love her over-sized tailoring type looks. She definitely rocks some excellent trousers! And on the red carpet too – it’s not super often that you see actresses etc. wearing trousers on the red carpet.

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I want this jumper.

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I love, love, love this over-sized jacket! Not sure I could pull it off at only 5’3” though. Tilda is 5’10.5” apparently. And she’s not afraid to wear heals, which is awesome!

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She can also do more feminine looks – I especially love this look from the Baftas.

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I love the drama of this look – it’s sort of a dress but not something you can imagine every starlet wearing.

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I especially love this gown, with the fresh almost-not-there make-up.

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Can we also take a moment to appreciate how much she can change her appearance for films? This is her in The Trainwreck:

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And in The Grand Budapest Hotel! I mean wtf!?

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 I wish I was taller as I do feel drawn to androgynous looks quite often, but I feel like you have to be tall to pull them off. I might be wrong though – do you know any shorter androgynous style icons?

6 thoughts on “Style Crush: Tilda Swinton

  1. Prue

    Couldn’t agree with you more about Tlda she looks marverlous.
    Hope you have a good holiday and look forward to seeing you soon .
    With Love P


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