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Charli XCX names Marilyn Manson style icon

FashionBy Sunday World
Charli XCX names Marilyn Manson style icon

Charli XCX's style icon is Marilyn Manson.

The 'Boom Clap' hitmaker revealed she is inspired by the fashion sense of the 'Tainted Love' singer - who favours black goth infused outfits matched with white make-up and red lips - because he's "bold".

She said: "My style icons are Marilyn Manson, early Britney Spears, Cher Horowitz and Fran Drescher from 'The Nanny'. They're all bold. I love that in fashion."

But the singer - who recently launched her own clothes range for Boohoo.com - likes to add colour to the mix because she believes "punk is sexy" and is often seen in bright plastic miniskirts, translucent dresses and bum skimming sports shirts.

Continuing on the topic, she explained: "[I feel most sexy when] I LOVE what I'm wearing. When it feels unique and fresh. I feel sexy on stage even though most of the time I look like a mess but - I dunno, punk is sexy to me."

Meanwhile, Charli, whose debut album shares the same name as the 1993 movie 'True Romance', insisted the only thing she's copied from the cult film is main character Alabama Whitman's style.

She told Huffingtonpost.com: "It (the album) wasn't named directly after that movie no, but I do love that film. And yes, Alabama is incredible.

"I would love to be in her wardrobe for the day. I've always been inspired by the outfits in 'Jawbreaker'. And recently I watched 'Legally Blonde' again and I was like ooh yeah, Elle Woods had some great moments!"