Those Brits know how to make an impression Stateside.
Some are scary, such as David Beckham nude.
Others have giant boobs and reality shows, such as Katie Price.
Still others possess actual talent, especially of the singing variety. With that in mind, here's an Us Magazine interview with Lily Allen:
US: Tell us about your new clothing line, Lily Loves.
LA: I've designed a small line and I'm really into the classics - teal, grey and just bright colors. I've got dresses, kind of disco-inspired, that I could imagine me and my friends going to the local [club] in. Very pretty, feminine.
US: How did the deal come about?
LA: They just approached me, asked for my ideas, and we worked together on the looks. [I hadn't] designed before. You just think about all the options. And I was involved in [choosing] the colors, the styles, the shapes, all that stuff. We worked together on dresses that I wear anyway, just gave them a nice fit and shape. I pick out all my clothes myself, from this personal collection of mine.
US: There was a rumor that you were maybe going to work with Karl Lagerfeld. Is there any truth to that?
LA: It depends on what kind of work it is. I've been to their house. I visit when I go to [Fashion Week], and I've been to their shows. I really enjoy all of their collections. We know each other [that's all].
US: In terms of touring, you've been around the world this year. Has any city inspired you fashion wise?
LA: I got some really nice things in Japan, like street wear. And in Paris, I mean, I always find stuff. It seems very sexy when you're at the fashion shows. So I went to see the fall collections. I loved the evening wear, the shoes and everything, from Paris and New York.
US: Amy Winehouse and Lady Sovereign have complained that their styles are criticized, whereas yours has been embraced. Why is that?
LA: Maybe my style is a bit more feminine? I don't know.
US: How do you define your own style?
LA: I wear what's comfortable. I like a contrasted look- smart with gothy, glamour with street wear.
* The Hollywood Gossip note: This contrasts to fellow Brit, Keeley Hazell, who's style is to be nude at all times.