• She blazed a trail as the influential frontwoman of Blondie and is a timeless style arbiter. TIFFANY BAKKER meets a true musical icon

    Photographs by TRENT McGINN

    For Debbie Harry, it's the day after the night before. Yesterday, she attended and performed at New York's star-studded Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The theme was PUNK: Chaos to Couture, in celebration of the hotly anticipated exhibition there, and was a celebration of the movement which Blondie – the band Harry has fronted on and off for nearly 40 years – helped to spearhead and establish in the public consciousness.

    Despite being “honored” that Anna Wintour, US Vogue editor and chairman of the Met, personally invited her to perform, Harry is currently musing over ,

    Blazer and bracelet by Alexander McQueen; T-shirt by T by Alexander Wang; skirt by The Row; ring by Ileana Makri

    STYLE RÉSUMÉ

    NAME: Debbie Harry

    PROFESSION: Singer/
    songwriter

    MY STYLE IS: Different. Sometimes it's a disaster and sometimes it's not

    MY GO-TO DESIGNERS: Stephen Sprouse, Marc Jacobs and Donatella Versace. Tommy Hilfiger made my Met gala gown, which I loved

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