Since her breakout 12 months in 2011, Lana Del Rey has been at all times been one thing of a contradiction, in each subversive musical influences and contrasting sartorial selections. The singer, who was born Lizzy Grant, used to establish as a “Gangsta Nancy Sinatra,” however she’s extra of a cross between sultry, glamorous Priscilla Presley and informal California cool lady. That mixture of retro-chic and present-day sometimes manifests in ‘60-style bouffants, flesh-toned lips, cat eyes, and furs, or a plain ol’ white tee and denims worn bare-faced. Very like her selfmade music movies that first made waves, Del Rey ensembles riff on basic Americana and extra. Deeply glamorous, totally heartfelt, and just a bit bit pouty—that’s Lana Del Rey.
And whereas some artists will make investments an immense period of time, cash, and vitality into their pink carpet moments, that’s by no means actually been Del Rey’s “factor.” The singer is unapologetically herself, and if meaning shopping for a costume on the mall for the Grammys pink carpet—so be it. You by no means know with Del Rey, she might step out at an occasion in customized Gucci or an $18 costume she purchased on-line. And now, together with her new album, Did You Know That There is a Tunnel Beneath Ocean Blvd, releasing subsequent week, we’re certain to have much more surprising Del Rey type moments in retailer. Within the meantime, let’s have a look again at a few of her appears to be like all through the final decade.
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