Roll out the red carpet, the Crazy Rich Asians are here! Always dressed to impress, the cast of the much-awaited movie has been serving a delicious buffet of haute couture for fashion-loving moviegoers. Gemma Chan in Crazy Rich Asians in particular, has proved that she is not just a 'haute' star onscreen but even off it!
The British-Chinese actress plays the character of Astrid Teo, a super rich socialite with a heart of gold. And while she may have a supporting role, her character's costumes could easily dethrone Beyonce.
From Valentino, to Dior to Chopard, the list is endless. Her fashion is so extravagant in the film that believe it or not, it even had its own security. And although the cast wasn't allowed to keep these costumes, one would say otherwise if they followed Chan's personal style closely.
Gemma Chan In Crazy Rich Asians Is The Fashion Star You Need To Follow!
The 35-year-old who is riding high on the success of Humans and Captain Marvel has been seen donning luxury fashion labels and enchanting us. This, long before her stint in the Crazy Rich Asians.
She's previously walked down many red carpets in Self-Portrait, Burberry and even Dolce & Gabbana and Tory Burch.
In fact, glossies continue to chase her for her take on fashion and beauty. But it's her take on diversity that catches the most attention.
For instance, in an interview with the Huffington Post she stated, "I don’t think people should be limited to one kind of aesthetic...We should be celebrating all kinds of beauty, regardless of age, size, gender, ethnicity."
It is this thinking that has made her a darling of the woke fashion houses.
Gemma Chan's Idol Is A Beloved Fashion Icon Herself
Her classic yet casual style is not just a testimony to her cool and composed personality, but also an influence of her idol.
During the interview she also stated that she idolised Audrey Hepburn. "She always looked elegant and she was beautiful inside and out." Chan explained.
"Not only was she obviously stunning and her look was timeless, but she was also a humanitarian," she added.
Interestingly, Gemma Chan in Crazy Rich Asians is seen with her glam team. But in real life, she is a pro at dolling herself up, even for the red carpets.
Who Makes Chan Look Fabulous?
Chan who is always understated at red carpets and looks refreshingly fresh knows how to do her own makeup.
She often turns up with her makeup done. Although she does take her sister or friend's help with styling. And on occasions, professional help to style her hair with the final touch of a picture before she heads out.
"We take a photo just to check what it looks like on camera. And obviously it's also important to check that nothing’s see-through under the lights," she says.
Chan has also become a beauty icon, thanks to her flawless skin. She humbly credits her no-makeup, fizz-free lifestyle.
Gemma Chan's Secret To Gorgeous Skin And Hair
"I think it’s nice to give your skin a break. Especially at the moment as I am having to wear a lot heavier makeup than I normally would, so I have to be extra disciplined about making sure to take everything off at night," says Chan who swears by her skincare products.
She adds, "I think it’s really important to take care of my skin. Eve Lom does amazing cleansers (S$135), which I've been using for an extra bit of pampering in the winter."
She says that another brand she she dotes on is Aesop.
"Another wonderful brand that I've recently discovered is Aesop. I've become a bit obsessed with this hand cream they make, that just smells delicious. One of the ingredients is Mandarin rind and it's really great for protecting your hands in the cold," says the Crazy Rich Asian star.
Chan Keeps Her Hair 'Pretty Natural' But Uses A Special Product To Add Shine
She shares, "I usually wear it down, mostly because I haven’t had enough time to do anything more interesting with it."
As for the products she loves to us, Chan says, "I like to keep it in good condition. I found this fabulous shampoo and conditioner recently from a brand called Pureology, it’s sulphate free, which is really good if your hair is dry or coloured."
Her choices are proof that Chan likes to keep things simple and clean. No wonder then she has such great skin and hair. And as for her fashion choices, the girl has never looked anything but classy and elegant and knows how to make the right choice every time.
Gemma Chan in Crazy Rich Asians is clearly always crazy fashionable!