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Rosie Huntington- Whiteley’s Style Secrets


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a stylishly seasoned traveler. Case in point: she was photographed looking flawless in Los Angeles, London, Berlin and New York – all in the space of a month. The British model-slash-actress’ latest stopover was in Shanghai for The Michael Kors Jet Set Experience, where she walked the runway and revealed her travel tips, wardrobe secrets and go-to Instagram filter…

Q: What did you think about the Michael Kors Jet Set collection shown in Shanghai?
"The collection was the epitome of jet set-chic. I loved all the different themes in the show. I was in the Aspen section and my outfit was really glamorous and decadent. The eveningwear was stunning also, perfect for the red carpet – I had my eye on a few looks!"
Q: What are the travel essentials you can't live without?
"My must-haves are a good book or a good TV show, which I watch on my laptop. I’m currently reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tart and watching Game of Thrones. I can’t leave home without my iPhone because I love taking photos of my travels and uploading them to Instagram."
Q: How do you stay “paparazzi ready” for when you emerge from an airplane?
"I always keep a few make-up essentials in my bag to do a quick touch up before landing. I use a powder foundation, a little concealer to cover any impurities and a cream blush for my cheeks and lips. Big shades and a great hat are a must have also."
Q: What is your favorite city to vacation in and why?
"I love Ibiza – I go every summer. I love chilling in the day and then dancing the night away."
Q: What is your dream beach holiday escape and what would you wear there?
"The Caribbean has some of the best beaches in the world. I also love Kauai, Hawaii – it’s so beautiful there. I always pack lots of bikinis, shades and a big hat. A great caftan or cover-up is essential too."
Q: Describe your signature style in 5 words…
"On-the-go, chic, fun, feminine and timeless."
Q: Who is your style icon, past or present?
"Lauren Hutton and Carine Roitfeld."
Q: What’s the best piece of fashion advice you’ve ever been given?
"Invest in great classic basics: a blazer, leather handbag, shirts, shoes and jeans."
Q: What’s on your iPod at the moment?
"London Grammar."
Q: What’s your go-to Instagram filter?
"Valencia, with a frame!"
Q: What’s your guilty pleasure?
"French fries."