Alexa Chung Reveals All About Her First Book

Alexa Chung has revealed more details about her debut book, which is set for release later this year.

While we clear a space on our shelves for the first literary offering from the model and TV presenter, Alexa is finalising the details and getting creative with pictures and sketches.  

She tells “It’s good – it’s really fun! I had a meeting with them [Penguin Books] this morning actually. It was a struggle before as I’m so visual  – that’s how I learn and imagine things. So when I was sending writing to them it was hard as I couldn’t envisage it at all.

“But then they sent me the proofs of how it will be laid out and we’re deciding where to put images and stuff. I literally have cut-outs of pictures I’ve taken and I get to be like: ‘That one goes there’. It’s one of my favourite things to do.” 

It was initially thought that Alexa was publishing a scrapbook, while some reports claimed she was writing an autobiography. But the model-turned-TV presenter said: “It’s because I didn’t know what I was doing! That’s the problem when people release it to press before you’ve written a word. 

“I’m writing, I’m drawing and I’m taking photographs. It’s definitely not an autobiography, but it’s me writing so in a way it probably will have that element.

“Drawing is probably the main, number one thing I can do – that I’m best at. It makes sense, if I can get dressed well then that’s what I’m good at: visuals. Putting things next to things.”

We can’t wait to see this! Alexa’s made us wanted to get reacquainted with our Pritt Stick… RM