Whether she's performing for the A-list at Silencio
or wandering down a nondescript alleyway, Chrysta Bell knows how to turn heads
. It's no surprise that this bombshell chanteuse moonlights as the longtime muse of filmmaker and visual artist David Lynch
, who produced her 2011 solo debut,
Introducing Bell at a recent party, Lynch said, "Sometimes people dream, or sometimes people walk down the street and wonder: What is that shape? What is that sound?" Inquiring minds want to know. So, on a recent afternoon, we followed the Texas-raised, Oakland-based songstress to Temescal Alley, where she modeled four summer looks
, and talked style icons, music inspirations, and secret beauty elixirs (ladies, it involves her breasts
). Captivated? Let the bell ring!
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Photographed by Maria del Rio