Amanda Gorman: ‘Make-up is a software of self-expression’ | Fashion

Amanda Gorman is mmm-mmm-ing in her cat’s purr-like voice. She does it between each query I ask. It makes me really feel a bit, properly, nervous as a result of it’s not daily you discuss to a nationwide youth poet laureate. And even much less continuously would you ask them about lip liner. However Gorman, 24 — who made headlines at Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration ceremony in January of final yr, reciting her poem The Hill We Climb wearing yellow Prada — takes her garments and sweetness very critically, from the facility of a “make-up playlist” to a vivid wardrobe. “Style is an extension of self-expression,” she says over the cellphone from Los Angeles.

My earliest make-up reminiscence
I used to be 14 or 15 years outdated once I made