In the spirit of this Australia Day weekend we put our sexiest blues on show and to be that quintessential Aussie girl tomorrow you’ll need a bit of denim, sheer confidence & a whole lot of casual cool!
Looks like we have been in bed with all the hot new actors coming home from LA. Our latest ex-pat, Australian actress, Penelope Mitchell who is on The Vampire Diaries, playing Liv Parker is off to Sundance Film Festival for ‘Zipper‘ this month. Read her Q&A, she’s a cack (we all love our Aussie slang)!
Favourite place in Australia Melbourne, my home town
Favorite Australian slang No wuzzas
Favourite place in LA Topanga canyon
What’s next? I have a film premiering at Sundance next week, which I’m really proud about – apart from that, I’m open to suggestions
What is the best compliment you’ve received? Someone told me recently that I reminded them of a young Jackie Weaver. That was pretty amazing, but I suspect they were probably just talking about my cheeks
Who is your favourite author? Probably, Hermann Hesse
Who was your first boyfriend? Jim Morrison, followed soon after by David Duchovny
What do you look for in your lover? A sizable amount of comfortable t-shirts
What gets you out of bed in the morning? Yoga, and hugs, lots of hugs
What do you collect? 1960′s playboys, they are well written and the photography is crazy good
You want to get into bed with this LA based, Australian actor Alex Russell! Starring in the newly released film Unbroken, he’s not only easy on the eye, he’s funny too! Read his Q&A we LOL !!
All Photos & Styling: Romy Frydman for StyleMeRomy.com
Hair & Make-Up: Jaclyn Hnitko from The Artist Group
Alex Russell wears
Shot 1: Prada shirt on bed sheets from InBed throughout
Shot 2: Prada jumper
Shot 3: Jac+Jack shirt & shorts with TopMan jacket
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Favourite place in Australia: Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, QLD
Favorite Australian slang: Munted
Favourite place in LA: The Hollywood Reservoir
What’s next? Shooting an indy in LA called I HATE SILVERLAKE
What is the best compliment you’ve received? A guy tweeted a pic of me skateboarding and wrote, “check it out! Alex Russell shows off his average skateboarding abilities on set!” and I think he was genuinely trying to compliment me
What is your guilty pleasure? McDonald’s
Who is your favourite author? George Orwell
Biggest pet peeve? Cab drivers who won’t turn on the air conditioning
How big is your wardrobe? How big is yours SMR?!!
What gets you out of bed in the morning? The skinny flat white that calls to me from down the street. No. All three of ‘em.
What do you collect? Good energy, happy memories, extraordinary people
It looks like a perpetual holiday on Insta but rest assured there’s a lot of work done at SMR headquarters. These standout snaps rated high on the ‘likes’ list, so let’s hope the diving into oceans & smiles continue in 2015!! Let’s double tap to that!