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Inside Alexa's World

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With everyone screaming to get their hands on a copy of Alexa Chung’s new book IT, Stylist looks at the surprising things the fashion icon reveals about herself in its carefully curated pages…

1. Whenever Alexa gets another pair of Converse, she covers them in mud so they don’t look brand new.

2. Her favourite Spice Girls video is Stop thanks to Geri Halliwell’s beehive, blue rollneck and kilt.

3. She’s always been jealous of girls who can skateboard.

4. She’s infatuated with Anna Karina in Une Femme Est Une Femme.

5. She’s also obsessed with moisturising and cigarettes.

6. She’s a full briefs fan.

7. She has only ever dated lead singers.

8. She once Googled “how long does heartbreak last?”

9. The fashion essentials she can’t live without are denim hot pants, a navy blue jumper, Burberry trench-coat, ankle boots, Wayfarer sunglasses, dungarees, a white shirt and ballet flats.

10. She thinks the cheesier the karaoke song, the better.

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