Alexa Chung Chooses To Take Her Father As Her Date To Various Occasions
A trendsetter known for her sense of style in the fashion industry, Alexa Chung is well rounded as a model, author, TV presenter to designing her own clothing line. Besides staying close to her passion in the glamor industry, the fashionista is very close to her family too as they have been seen attending her shows.
Not just that, her father, who is her biggest fan, has even accompanied her to various events as her date. A scroll through his Instagram and we get to see almost every other post is about his daughter Alexa.
Alexa Took Her Dad to Meet The Duchess Of Cambridge
Alexa Chung’s father, Phil Chung, is very active in social media and often posts about how proud he is of his daughter’s achievements. He even shared his excitement for her Netflix show Next in Fashion.
Similarly, the fashionista has a special bond with her old man as we can see that she takes him as her date in various events. Alexa attended The Royal Academy Of Arts Summer Exhibition preview party and The Portrait Gala in 2019 with her father as her date.
She even took him to attend the fourth annual National Portrait Gallery Gala, where they met The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.
In her Instagram stories, she is seen prepping her dad to meet the Duchess. He did get to talk to her, and they spoke about children’s painting and, being a painter himself, advised her to collect all her children’s paintings.
Alexa’s Father, Phil, Is Three-Quarters Chinese
Born and raised by an English mother and a Chinese- English father, Alexa is of mixed ethnicity. Her father, Phil Chung, is three-quarters Chinese, and her mother, Gill Chung, is full English. Phil is a retired graphic designer and paints house portraits, whereas Gill is a housewife.
Alexa’s parents' relationship seems to be still going strong as they are seen attending her shows together.
Alexa Considers Herself A Brat For Being The Youngest Of The Siblings
The 37-year-old fashionista is the youngest of four siblings consisting of two brothers Jamie and Dom, and a sister Natalie.
In an interview with Independent, she called herself a brat. She said, “As the youngest of four, I think it’s fair to say I’m the brat. I’m the one who asked for a pony, was fussy about eating meat, and always demanded attention.”
She is close with her family as they are seen attending her shows, and they even went on vacation to Italy together in 2018.
Alexa Chung with her family in Italy (Photo: itschungxalexa.tumblr.com)
Alexa Started As A Model Before Becoming A Fashion Designer
Alexa was scouted to be a model at the age of 16 and remained in the modeling field for four years. She has appeared in Vogue covers and as the face of brands such as Superga and Longchamp.
After that, she decided to explore other fields and started working as a TV presenter. She joined Channel 4 and presented the shows: 8 Out of 10 Cats and Big Brother’s Big Mouth. Alexa also hosted her own show, It’s On with Alexa Chung for MTV in the US.
In 2013, she published her first book, 'It' where she shares her own personal inspirations, musings, and electric sense of style. It is a collection of writing, doodles, and photographs. She has also written for many magazines and served as a contributing editor for British Vogue.
The fashionista is now busy with her own high-end brand Alexa Chung which was released in May 2017.