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Ashley Madekwe

Ashley Madekwe is a mixed Nigerian-Swiss-British actress best known for portraying 'Bambi' on ITV's Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Marissa Delfina on the canceled The CW drama series The Beautiful Life. She has also been seen in programmes such as Drop Dead Gorgeous, Teachers and others. She currently plays social climber Ashley Davenport on ABC's Revenge. Madekwe started a fashion blog which has grown to be, as written by Look Magazine one of the top fashion blogs. Ashley's blog contains entries about clothing, her career and her personal life. Madekwe's fashions has the focus of magazines such as Italian Vogue, Grazia, Asos Magazine, Heat, Pride and many more.

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Ashley Madekwe seen on Jun 19 2013 in West Hollywood, CA. Ashley Madekwe was seen attending the Elizabeth and James Fall 2013 Handbag Collection that was hosted by InStyle and held at the Chateau Marmont on June 19. For her partytime outfit, Ashley opted for a metallic, printed Elizabeth and James top (for a similar look, try Lavender Brown's Printed Top in Blue, or for a cropped option that comes in a lovely neutral, check out Mumu's Crochet Cap Top in Rose) with distressed Paige Premium Denim jeans (James Jeans' Neo Blue Slouchy Fit Boyfriend in Wimbledon are similar) and a pair of strappy Jimmy Choo heels. Several stacked bangles and an Elizabeth and James clutch (for a similar color, check out Primary's Solid Python Clutch in Aqua) added the finishing touches to her stylish ensemble. What's your take on this look, readers - is it something you would wear to a cocktail party? In other Ashley news, it was recently announced that her character on the hit show "Revenge," Ashley Davenport, will not be returning to the show for its third season. According to Deadline: "Ashley Davenport is done scheming on ABC‘s Revenge. I’ve learned that British actress Ashley Madekwe will not return to the soapy drama next season. Her option was not picked up due to what I hear were storyline reasons. Madekwe has been on Revenge since the pilot, but her character went through metamorphoses. By the end of Season 1, Ashley’s storyline played out, but the producers found a way to bring her back." Ashley seems to be taking the loss in stride, as she recently tweeted: "My preference is that Ashley Davenport dies in a blaze of glory. Preferable whilst wearing Valentino couture….Or Chanel. I’m not fussy." It's good to see she has a sense of humor about it!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Apr 20 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. "Revenge" star Ashley Madekwe was photographed at the show's season two wrap party, which was held at Pink Taco in LA on April 20. For her wrap party ensemble, she paired black shorts (for a thrashed denim option, check out One Teaspoon's Trashwhores Short in Cartini, or for a more basic one, try Hard Tail's Grommet Sport Shorts in Black) with a short sleeved white top (like Splendid's Sleeveless Crew Tee in Paper), and then wore a strappy pair of black sandals with a midnight blue Chanel purse and a bright red lip. A few delicate pieces of jewelry, such as a few bangles and dainty rings (like Nolan Jewelry's Petal Wrap Ring in Gold) provided the final touches to her nighttime outfit. Are you into AM's look for the occasion, readers? In other Ashley news, the British actress recently tweeted her surprise at the season two finale, in which a main character will allegedly bite the dust. Her tweet read: "Last table read of season 2…. Ep 22 had us all crying! #revenge.”" According to Examiner, "This is reportedly going to be a real death, not a phony like they did with Victoria Grayson at the end of season 1.That makes Ashley’s response even more intriguing. There are very few people on the show who are “safe.” Naturally Emily is safe as the show centers on her getting revenge for ruining her life and her father’s. It is unlikely that they would kill of Victoria. First of all, they faked her death last season and that would just seem lame. Secondly, she is a character we love to hate and an integral part of the show. Jack is probably safe since we just lost Amanda earlier in the season. Besides, who would take care of baby Carl? Daniel is too important to Emily’s plans. Ashley’s clue about everyone crying probably means it isn’t Conrad either. That leaves Nolan, Charlotte, Aidan, Declan or Ashley herself that might bring tears to the eyes." Who would you bet is the one who won't make it to season three?


Ashley Madekwe seen on Feb 28 2013 in West Hollywood, CA. "Revenge" star Ashley Madekwe was photographed on the red carpet of Bravo's new reality show "Dukes of Melrose" on February 28, which was held at the Sunset Tower in West Hollywood. The show chronicles the vintage couture resale shop Decades and its eccentric owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos. For her premiere party outfit, Ashley wore a simple black Three Floor Flare dress, along with Saint Laurent Paris strappy sandals and Sethi Couture hoop earrings. To get a look inspired by AM's here, take a look at Bailey 44's Done Dress in Black, or for a longer silhouette, check out TYSA's Loren Dress in Black. From there, accessorize with Avanessi's Knot Hoops in White Gold and Lafonn's Canary Silver Bonded with Platinum Ring. For the finishing touches, grab a beaded black clutch, similar to the Jimmy Choo one that Ashley toted to the soiree. Thoughts on her look here, everyone? In other Madekwe news, the pretty actress and fashion blogger recently appeared on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," and chatted about "Revenge." Ashley said: "People like it. I love it, I like doing it, and I get to give moody looks and things like that. It's very serious." Ha! Craig then asked her if it's difficult to keep up with all of the plot twists, to which she responded: "You forget! You forget the plot! I'm lucky there's someone there whose job it is to keep control of that, and remind us. 'No, you're not sleeping with him this week,' that kind of thing." With the number of twists and turns the show has on a weekly basis, I can see how it would be hard to keep up for the cast members!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Oct 10 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. Ashley Madekwe was snapped heading into the Madonna "MDNA Tour" concert which was held at Staples Center in LA on October 10, donning yet another oh-so-stylish look - she is an actress slash style blogger, after all! For her concert outfit, Ashley paired a zigzag striped blouse (for two similar options, try Splendid's classic Stripe Buttondown Long Sleeve in Swan or Zoa's funkier Etch Print Blouse in Black) with blue short shorts (try Krisa's Overlap Short in Prelude) and a pair of black Zara boots (Sam Edelman's Petty Solid in Black are equally as cool). Her casual hands-in-pockets pose also adds to Ashley's cool factor, wouldn't you say? The day after the concert, Ashley took to her Instagram and posted a shot of her and a friend posing and "vogue-ing" as Madonna performed this legendary track, saying: "Getting our Vogue on at the Madonna concert last night." Also spotted at the show? Jessica Alba and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski. Sounds like a fun, star-studded night of music with the Queen of Pop!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Sep 22 2012 in West Hollywood, CA. "Revenge" star Ashley Madekwe was photographed looking stunning on the red carpet of the BAFTA LA TV Tea, which was held at The London Hotel in West Hollywood on September 22. Outfit wise, Ashley started with a blue lace Kain Label dress (for a similar option in white, try Free People's Miles of Lace Tank Dress in Nude; Chaser's Asymmetrical in Slate is another option in a color similar to Ashley's) that she accentuated with a pair of unique Charlotte Olympia heels and a textural Anya Hindmarch clutch (get the look with Julie K Handbags' Envie Gold Cobra Clutch). From there, AM wore a pair of pretty drop earrings (like Satya Jewelry's Full Circle Earrings in Amethyst) and finished off her look with her sparkling wedding ring. Are you into Ashley's outfit here, everyone? If you were her, would you have chosen a pair of shoes in a color that so closely resembled that of the dress? In other news, Ashley recently spoke out about the Kate Middleton nude photo scandal, and the fellow Brit said: "I think it’s an invasion of her privacy. hey’re her boobies and she was in a private estate so... that’s a little too much. I’m English, and we respect the royalty. I just don’t think it should be done." Ashley went on to discuss the upcoming season of "Revenge," and said: "I love doing 'Revenge' and it’s really nice that we have our second season. We have new characters this season, so that’s really cool for us to have new characters to interact with because we’re sick of each other right now," she joked. "It feels good to work!" Are any of you excited for the second season?


Ashley Madekwe seen on Apr 14 2012 in Indio, CA. "Revenge" star Ashley Madekwe was photographed last night, April 14, at A|X Armani Exchange and T-Mobile's third annual Neon Carnival event, which took place during the 2012 Coachella Music Festival in Indio, CA. For her festival ensemble, Ashley paired a cute colored skinny jean (try Hudson Jeans' Jean in Tangerine) with a slouchy, sheer tank (like Gold Hawk's Double Layer Tank in Putty), and then slipped into her favorite Chloe studded boots. The English beauty then opted for a delicate silver necklace, fringed silver earrings (get the look with Femme Metale Jewelry's Tassel Chain Earrings in Silver), a bright pink watch, and an armful of bangles when it came to her jewelry. She polished off her Neon Carnival outfit with a red shoulder bag (try Julie K Handbags' Nora in Red Cobra) and a complementary red lip. What are your thoughts on AM's outfit here, everyone? I'd say it's definitely appropriate for the event, and I love those boots!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Mar 27 2012 in Beverly Hills, CA. Ashley Madekwe made an appearance at the Valentino Rodeo Drive flagship store opening in Beverly Hills on March 27, opting for a casual yet sweet look for the night. Ashley paired a black mini skirt (like Minnie Rose's Suede Tie Mini Skirt in Black) with a vibrant top (check out Meghan Los Angeles' Tanzania Top in Coral), and then slipped on a cute white lace cardigan (Meghan Los Angeles' Faith Cardigan in Ivory Lace is similar) and a pair of grey peeptoe platforms. From there, Ashley added on a single bracelet (Amy DiGregorio's Back Bay Bracelet in Gold is beautiful) and a leopard tote to finish things off. What are your thoughts on the "Revenge" star's look here, everyone - is it a winning or losing look? At the event, which was also attended by stars such as Jessica Szohr, Jessica Stroup, Cat Deeley, and Abigail Spencer, Ashley took to her Twitter account to announce how she's "in heaven": "Obsessing over all the Valentino at the #valentino event in Beverly Hills. Lace, studs and leopard everywhere. #ashleyheaven." Very cute!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Mar 11 2012 in Beverly Hills, CA. "Revenge" star Ashley Madekwe was photographed at The Paley Center for Media’s PaleyFest celebrating the show, which was held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on March 11. At the event, the British babe looked adorable as always in a white Armani Exchange dress that was paired with black strappy Miu Miu heels and stacked Dannijo bracelets. To get Ashley's simple yet stylish look, choose a feminine white frock, such as either Suzabelle's Kinnkora Dress in White or Prairie Underground's Shortstop Dress in White, and then stack on the bracelets. Try mixing Calico Juno Designs' Bracelet 28 in Gold with Ettika's Layered Tennis Bracelet in Multi. From there, pick out a great pair of black heels and keep your makeup fresh and rosy. What are your thoughts on AM's ensemble here, everyone - is this look a winner in your book? In other Ashley news, the stylish starlet recently announced that she's wedding her longtime beau Iddo Goldberg! Ashley tells Us Weekly: "I'm going to get married in June in London to my fiance Iddo. We've been together nearly five years. It's been a long while." Originally planning for a September 2011 wedding, they had to rethink their plans when Ashley was cast on "Revenge" and headed over to the US for filming. Ashley continued, "We already live together. We've been together for so long and we were friends before we were a couple. We know each other so well!" Congrats!


Ashley Madekwe seen on Dec 03 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. "Revenge" actress Ashley Madekwe was photographed celebrating her 30th birthday at Lavo Nightclub at the Palazzo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on December 3, and was accompanied by her "Revenge" co-stars Emily VanCamp, Joshua Bowman, Gabriel Mann, and Connor Paolo. For her birthday ensemble, Ashley wore a sexy black LBD with bling-bling collar and sleeve embellishments, along with a pair of black booties. To get her look, try Luc by Lucy's Aztec Statement Mini in Black - it also has sparkly, bold embellishment along the top. Or, for a super similar silhouette, wear BB Dakota's Audrey Dress in Black and pair it with a statement necklace, like Robyn Rhodes' Dallas Necklace in Gold. Finish things off with a simple ring, such as Christie Martin Jewelry's Sterling Silver Band Ring. What are your thoughts on Ashley's Vegas 'fit, everyone? Ashley recently spoke to TVology about her role on the popular ABC drama, and dished about what fans can expect to see with her character's relationship with the scheming character Tyler. When asked if she knew that her on-screen boyfriend would eventually begin hooking up with the character Nolan, Ashley said: "No! We always knew that we were going to get the character Tyler on set and we heard he was going to be shady but we didn't know how shady he'd be. I don't want to ruin it for you but I'll tell you — how far it goes in the season with the relationship — the secret might have to come out eventually." Very intriguing! Are any of you fans of the addictive show?

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