Fashion magpie swoops in for Cup day
star Ashley Madekwe (pictured) makes her first visit Down Under as a special guest of 2012 Emirates Melbourne Cup broadcaster Channel 7 on Tuesday, November 6. The British actress who now calls the US home, is internationally renowned for her personal style blog Ring My Bell. She describes herself as a ‘‘fashion magpie’’. ‘‘I love it all, and want to wear it all,’’ she says. Madekwe helps style of her Revenge character Ashley Davenport – an ambitious social climber and former friend of Emily Thorne. Davenport’s true colours had begun to show by the end of the first season of the hit US drama. Madekwe will be joined at the Melbourne Cup presentation by her friend, actor Tolga Safer ( Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire). ‘‘I hear it’s very fun and very glamorous and a day to bring out your fierce fashion,’’ says Madekwe in a statement. ‘‘It sounds right up my alley.’’ Revenge is Australia’s No.1 drama of 2012. The much-anticipated second season premieres next year. Madekwe got her big break in the hit British sitcom Teachers, though is perhaps best known for roles as Bambi in The Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Dawn in the period television series Hope and Glory.
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