The Finer Details
Irish Tatler March 2007

An enduring beauty, Yasmin Le Bon is a master of the art of understatement. She shares her style secrets with Irish Tatler

What not to wear after thirty? Alice bands

Favourite fashion designers? Bottega Veneta, Loewe, Chloe and YSL. They are expensive, but they are great investment pieces. They happen to make me feel good right now, but all that could change!

Best-loved stores Manolo Blahnik and antique markets

How to accessorise from day to night? The only difference for me is the size of my bag

Favorite moisturiser CrŤme de la Mer, Organic Pharmacy and a new Japanese brand called Suqqu

We want a great dress I love Sophia Kokosolaki or Topshop Boutique

And a fabulous bag Try Loewe

Shopping regret There was a great navy cashmere coat at Asprey that I should have bought but didnít

Why no wrinkles? I donít really buy eye cream Ė I slap cream all over! Ė but Sisley and Kiehlís are great favourites for face and body

Lip colour Iím into anything red at the moment

And for the face? Chantecaille foundation

Ultimate shoes? My old brown lizard Y-front Manolo slingbacks, they just look so chic without trying

Whose style do you admire? Elizabeth Saltzman Walker, Steve McQueen and Wallis Simpson

Your typical daily diet? Youíre kidding, right?

Secret beauty boost There is a company in London called Beautopia who are great. They come to your home; that was the last good facial I had

Do you work out regularly? I did until Christmas came along. It always takes me a month to get back to the gym. By that time Iím the size of a hotel!

Cosmetic surgery: Yes or no? Itís an option and itís getting nearer

Style contrast: Ireland v UK? Is there any? I tend to look at peopleís faces more than anything. Sorry, I will pay more attention in future, honest!