Gwen Stefani does it all and does it well from music to fashion and so much more. Naturally, it would only make sense for her to the grace the cover of ELLE‘s May 2011 Women in Music Issue. On it she wears a look from Givenchy’s Pre-Fall 2011 collection: a form-fitting army green and white dress with black leather sleeves and insets. She looks fantastic and the edgy fashion house is right up her alley in terms of style.
Here are some excerpts from the article.
On her marriage to Gavin Rossdale: “The first time we ever kissed was right around Valentine’s Day—we were in New Orleans on tour. So, yeah, I always think about that because it’s unbelievable that we’ve been able to stay together. I feel so proud of us—it’s one of my biggest achievements.”
On pop music: “When we were growing up, some of the hits were legendary ones that you hear your whole life. But certain songs, I don’t know if you’ll ever hear them again. Because that’s what that music is, like a guilty pleasure, it’s right at the moment. It’s like fashion—it’s now, then it’s gone.”
On whether Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Katy Perry have taken a page out of her playbook when it comes to style: “Really? I don’t see myself in those girls. I usually put pants on. I see these girls as more going for the sex-symbol thing. I was more, in the band, like a tomboy. Of course, I think every girl is sexy, so there’s going to be a little of that. But I see a lot of younger artists going more toward the sexy thing.”
ELLE‘s May 2011 Women in Music issue hits newsstands on April 12. Visit www.elle.com for more information and see Gwen Stefani’s look on the runway below, modeled by Izabel Goulart.
*Images courtesy of ELLE and Givenchy.