Friday 14 December 2018

Imelda May adds some edge to her silk mini-dress with a pair of killer black boots

Imelda May attends Anthropologie hosts
Imelda May attends Anthropologie hosts "Moments" exhibition by Jemma Powell at Anthropologie on June 28, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Imelda May attends a private view of "Moments" by artist Jemma Powell hosted by Anthropologie King's Road on June 28, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Imelda May appears at the Summer Series gig in Trinity College on July 29. Photo: Andres Poveda
Singer Imelda May
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Imelda May's personal style evolution is an exciting one to witness.

The Irish singer (43) was one of the star attendees at an art viewing in London, supporting her friend Jemma Powell's exhibit on King's Road, in typically chic style. Now two years into her transformative hair makeover, she oozed confidence with some new bounce, a wsipier fringe and some new layers to freshen up her look.

Her Eastern-inspired green silk dress mini-dress was the perfect piece for the heatwave, but she is clearly committed as ever to her rocker origins in a pair of black leather ankle boots.

After a vigorous PR strategy promoting her new album last year, May has returned to her normal, reserved self and this was the first time she's been pictured publicly in months.

Imelda May attends a private view of
Imelda May attends a private view of "Moments" by artist Jemma Powell hosted by Anthropologie King's Road on June 28, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Last year, she spoke eloquently on the ageing process, saying she tries not to get caught up in the superficiality of life.

“Yeah, I want to look good,” she says. “Of course I do. I use face creams religiously. There are so many of them in my bathroom it’s ridiculous," she told LIFE Magazine.

“But I don’t mind ageing. I think it’s a luxury, to be honest. I don’t know about you, but I’ve lost friends and family along the way who haven’t made it as far as I have. And I think: ‘What are we moaning about?’ I think health is more important. As I get older, staying healthy and being able to do what I want to do is my priority.

“Forget about the things that really aren’t important. Do your face creams, do your make-up — but just chill out on it and use your mind for better things. Read some books and don’t buy into the things that condone all that."

Singer Imelda May
Singer Imelda May

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