Salma Hayek could have limitless entry to the home of Gucci, however that hasn’t all the time been the case.
The Frida actress not too long ago opened up about how within the early days of her profession, it was tough to seek out people who wanted to dress her. In truth, whereas attending one among her first main crimson carpet occasions, the 1996 Birdcage premiere, she needed to get creative with her look.
As an alternative of slipping right into a glitzy gown, she wore a males’s swimsuit.
“I did not have any connections,” Salma instructed W magazine in an interview revealed Aug. 15. “The one connection I had was to any person I knew at Hugo Boss, so I wore a person’s swimsuit as a result of nobody else gave me something to put on.”
The 56-year-old beforehand echoed comparable sentiments, noting that designers passed on styling her as a result of being a comparatively unknown actress. Plus, dressing a curvy woman throughout a time when “heroin stylish” was en vogue additionally proved to be difficult.
“I am Mexican,” she instructed Vogue India in August 2021. “I am additionally very quick, which does not assist with the load and does not assist with the design. However you recognize, I used to be ingenious. I took probabilities.”