We've all admired
actress/singer TOYAH WILLCOX on screen and stage,
so now's your chance to see her in a different
light - as a model for our fashion pages! Toyah
picked out all the clothes herself, using her own
individual style to put them all together. Which,
for Toyah, is just doing what comes naturally!
small, I always look for clothes which make me
look a bit taller," Toyah told us.
instance, I'd never choose anything with
horizontal stripes which would make me look
fatter than I am!
people do have a problem when it comes to buying
clothes and I have to be very careful to make
sure I go for darker colours, which tend to be
likes to shop for her clothes in unusual,
prefer the not so well-known shops because I
don't want to go somewhere and find someone else
in exactly the same outfit," she told us.
is very interested in fashion and feels that it's
very, very important.
you wear should reflect your own personal taste.
I don't always believe in being told what to
are a very big part of your individuality. You
should feel good in what you wear. Above all,
though, your clothes should be comfortable."
spends a lot of money on clothes now,
particularly on her stage clothes, but she wasn't
always in this position.
I was a drama student I couldn't afford many
clothes, but I still really cared about what I
got all my clothes from places like jumble sales
and the wardrobe department of the theatre!
you don't have much money to spend on clothes, I
think it's important to buy one outfit you really
like, and wear it all the time - rather than
buying lots of accessories and things.
I was a drama student I used to go around in this
long black coat and a pair of heavy black
platform shoes - I loved the outfit and wore it
all the time!"
feels that her clothes are a very important part
of her image. She's well known for appearing in
some stunning stage outfits, but would hate to be
predictable, which is why she likes using young,
before, she didn't feel that accessories were
important if you haven't got a lot of money to
spend on clothes, Toyah feels that the jewellery
she wears on stage is an essential part of her
stage, the accessories are just as important as
by the selection that Toyah brought along to our
photographic session, her own accessories are as
individual and dramatic as the girl herself!
we asked her if there was anyone she admired for
their clothes sense.
Dean and David Bowie. Bowie always looks so
fantastic. Whereas so many of his generation have
let their style slip or become dated, he's
managed to stay up there.
Jones is amazing - her style's really individual
Monroe is someone who I think always looked good
in clothes, too - although in her case, her
fantastic figure made the clothes look
is something Toyah feels is important - but
looking at the shots here, it just goes to show
that personality counts for quite a lot too!