Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is the new face of Chanel handbags

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 06, 2011 10:21 hrs
​2010's red carpet divas

Blake Lively is the new face of Chanel's iconic Mademoiselle handbags.

The thrilled Gossip Girl star open up about her appointment to fashion bible WWD.

"How did Cinderella feel when she slipped on the glass slipper? How did Snow White feel when she met her Prince Charming?" the Daily Telegraph quoted her as saying.

"A dream come true is an understatement. I can say that I feel like the happiest, luckiest girl around.

"Though I am the face of it, I will carry it like every girl," the actress added.

The 23-year-old was introduced to Chanel head designer, Karl Lagerfeld by mutual friend, Editor-in-chief of US Vogue Anna Wintour.

Speaking to the fashion journal, Lagerfeld said, "She's a kind of American dream girl. I think she will become a great actress."

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