A stylist has revealed how during the first year of Boris Johnson’s career, Carrie Symonds was transformed from a boho babe to a chic First Lady.
For the past 12 months, 31-year-old fiancé van Boris has discarded her wellies, padded jackets and paisley prints for stylish heels and adult prints.
Now celebrity stylist Susie Hasler, who runs StyledBySusion.co.uk, has revealed how Carrie has switched to a more elegant style and explains: ‘The new mom has gradually phased out her more bohemian style and is now opting for high street looks available – similar to what the Duchess of Cambridge would wear. ‘
And Susie explained how Carrie’s reliance on loyal shopping streets and a rental subscription cleverly underscored Boris ” People’s Government ‘message, saying,’ At a time when so many people are struggling financially in the current climate, it would be inappropriate to taste designer labels and flash very expensive labels for the public. ‘
Boris Johnson’s 31-year-old fiancé, Carrie Symonds, ditched the rubber boots and puffer jackets for a more grown-up and lofty look during Boris Johnson’s first year in issue 10 (pictured, January 2019)
Susie explained, “What we’ve seen over the past year is Carrie Symonds’ tailoring evolution, from casual, boho chic to fit a First Lady and prime minister’s fiancé.
“Her outfits have been carefully chosen and the style to make former spider doctor Carrie more recognizable and sympathetic – just as we’ve seen with Kate Middleton’s style evolution during the lockdown.”
Since appearing as Boris’ girlfriend on the scene in 2018, Carrie has noticed avid fashionistas in the UK for her chic and bohemian style.
It was a period of tremendous change for the 31-year-old, with the couple entering Downing Street in December 2019 after a sweeping election victory and moving to number 11.
The former conservative party communications director chose accessible pieces and during her time as First Lady searched for British high street stalwarts for reliable yet trendy pieces (pictured, wearing an M&S jacket as she entered number 10 after the election victory of December 2019)
In February of this year, they announced that they were engaged in late 2019 and were expecting their first child together in 2020.
Carrie gave birth to the couple’s first son in late April and welcomed the baby just days after Boris was released from intensive care after fighting the virus.
And, during the turbulent last 18 months of her friend’s rise by the Conservative Party, Carrie swapped her puffy jackets, crazy knits and dark paisley prints for a brighter and more trend-oriented look.
Feminine flowers and striking patterns have been expertly used, creating a ‘look at me’ effect.
In addition to opting for affordable pieces, Carrie pays £ 9.99 a month for membership in the My Wardrobe HQ website, which gives her access to designer pieces (photo, At the festival of commemoration at the Royal Albert Hall on November 9. Alice Temperley Jacket: £ 750 to buy, rented for £ 90, over a Karen Gee dress, £ 990 to buy, rented for £ 114)
Hemlines were generally fashionably tall – but with her slim figure, she wasn’t afraid to wear shorter styles every now and then.
But instead of leaning on designer pieces and expensive items, Susie explained how Carrie skillfully managed to adopt a grown-up First Lady style that speaks Boris’s political message.
Carrie trusts she will stand out on the street for everyday clothes and avoids big fashion labels for an affordable street wardrobe.
The PR expert is a skilled reputation strategist who knows that the public is attracting attention and has adopted the wearing of accessible pieces that everyone can afford.
In Carrie’s latest photo, the PR expert mixed chic monochrome pieces with a splash of color
She added that Carrie’s recognizable style was also “in accordance with Boris’s” people’s government “message, and added,” She will be the people’s first friend and dress accordingly. ”
Carrie’s great year of change
July 2019 – Boris Johnson is elected leader of the conservative party
September 2019 – Dilyn adopted the dog
December 2019 – The Conservative Party wins elections by an overwhelming majority.
December 2019 – Carrie moves to number 11 Downing Street with Boris Johnson
February 2020 – Couple announces their engagement and that they are expecting their first child together
April 2020 – Boris Johnson is hospitalized with coronavirus
April 2020 – Carrie gives birth to the couple’s first son in late April and welcomes the baby just days after Boris is released to intensive care
Her style evolution started last July, when she joined onlookers when Boris first entered number 10 Downing Street as the Conservative party leader and prime minister.
But instead of wearing an expensive outfit from a high-end label, the fashion-conscious PR expert wore a pink and red floral midi dress from the tough high-street Ghost for the occasion.
At the introduction, she chose a similar look from the same brand Dilyn, her adopted rescue dog, was born in September last year.
And, like she first entered Downing Street with Boris, the First Girlfriend was wearing a £ 69 Marks & Spencer camel coat.
Meanwhile, Susie also revealed how Carrie’s decision to ‘rent a wardrobe’ has been a smart way to wear designer clothes, without a huge price tag.
Susie revealed, “Carrie’s use of fashion rental services is a smart way to get around this – and also highlights these sustainable services.”
In December, The Mail on Sunday revealed that frugal Carrie had rented her designer outfits instead of buying them directly.
The Prime Minister’s partner hires designs to maintain her image at a fraction of the full retail price.
Carrie pays £ 9.99 a month to the website My wardrobe office, with which she can complement her everyday high-street outfits.
Carrie, who is a £ 9.99 a month member of the My Wardrobe HQ website, rented a dress to meet the Queen in 2019 (pictured right) at Aberdeen Airport on September 6 en route to the Queen in Balmoral. Eponine London blue and white plaid dress: £ 2100 to buy, rented from My Wardrobe HQ for £ 225. Knee-high Chloe boots: £ 995 to buy, rented for £ 115) and relies on stalwarts for other sophisticated pieces (pictured, in a Ghost midi dress as she watched Boris Johnson enter Downing Street as Conservative party leader in July 2019)
Items she hired include the blue and white plaid dress she wore to meet the Queen in Balmoral this September.
Created by Eponine London, one of the Duchess of Cambridge’s favorite designers, it costs £ 2,100 to buy new, but £ 225 to rent.
She paired it with knee-high Chloe boots, which would cost £ 995 but rented for £ 115.
On 9 November she attended the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, wearing a £ 1,740 outfit that she rented for £ 204; and on a trip to New York in September, where she met billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melissa Gates as part of her work with Oceana, she rented £ 780 in clothes for £ 118.