It's more than a look. It's a lifestyle.
Who says we don’t listen when you ask for something? If we can pull it off, we will.
At your request, for this week we reached out to an actress from a little show we like to call
You may know her as Felicity (or Lynsey’s doppleganger), we just know her as one badass chick with a closet we wouldn’t mind raiding while she’s out saving Starling City.
But enough about us. Let’s move on to the much anticipated profile of Emily Bett Rickards.
EBR: I started dabbling in musical theatre and became a dedicated copy cat as a kid, but it wasn’t until after high school that I started auditioning for film and TV in Vancouver and also where I started studying with Andrew McIlroy who taught me everything and the importance of absorption and observation.
TKC: What do you find to be the most exciting thing about what you do?
EBR: There’s always that moment when working out a scene, where an unexpected feeling arises in the middle. NO warning just pure accidental discovery and that is the best feeling in the universe.
EBR: If you’re asking 3 year old Emily it would be: veterinarian, astronaut or pirate. (Actor was in there too.) I’ve always been interested in psychology as well, so maybe studying human behavior or primates!
TKC: How is Felicity’s style different than Emily’s?
EBR: Felicity is just less ‘athletic’ in terms of style. I love to get dressed up but I rarely wear a dress unless it’s for an occasion. Felicity works out but she never wears a ball cap unless it’s for under cover. We still love each other though.
TKC: Day to day, what are you wearing? Do you have a work uniform of sorts?
EBR: Daily my outfit says “Hi I’m Emily, I look super cute right now but if I had to I could kick your butt with a high kick and survive the zombie apocalypse.” Runners, leggings, sweatshirt. Boom.
TKC: On a day off in Vancouver where can we find you?
TKC: With spring finally here and summer fast approaching, what are your warm weather must-haves?
EBR: Can’t ever have too many panel hats.
TKC: Are there any trends or looks you are into right now?
EBR: I’m kinda digging the cool colour toned hair – the full head of icy pinks and purples. I love something a little astronomical.
TKC: On the flip side, are there any trends you absolutely loathe?
TKC: If we emptied your handbag right now, what would we find?
EBR: Toonie Loonie dog treats (beef apple flavour), sugar lip balm, a pen, vitamin c, lone sock, half a Quest bar, a book, my glasses, another Quest wrapper…
EBR: Nike sweatpants. They need to be washed but I WANT TO WEAR THEM RIGHT NOW.
TKC: Do you look for style inspiration anywhere or do you just wear whatever the hell you want?
EBR: People watching for the win! The streets of New York and London are so abundant with different unique styles. Usually I’ll see something and I’ll know I like it. I like shopping. You name it: online, offline, in line. I love shopping with friends and for friends! I find a lot of inspiration by having a shopping teammate.
TKC: Where are your favorite places to shop?
EBR: Nasty Gal, Wasteland, TopShop, El Kartel.
TKC: Name one beauty product you couldn’t live without.
TKC: If you had a motto, what would it be and why?
EBR: Eat pizza! Because everyone likes pizza (even vegans), it always make someone smile if you say it, and its never a lie.
TKC: In high school you would have been voted most likely to…
TKC: What advice would you give 18 year old Emily?
Felicity works out but she never wears a ball cap unless it’s for under cover. We still love each other though.
jacket: old (similar here) | sweater: Illustrated People | jeans : Dutil Denim | sneakers : Minka Purrina (similar here) | cap: Nocturnal Workshop (similar here)
Emily Bett Rickards is the most amazing beautiful talented actress of our time I love her so much she’s the reason I started to watch Arrow (Olicity) She’s a natural beauty
She is beautiful, crazy talented, funny AND have an awesome personality. I’m a fan.
Thank you for this! I love hearing more from Emily and she’s always got such a fan attitude about her. She shines, no matter what she’s doing!
Awesome! Thanks for talking to Emily We love her!
Not fair. I wanna have a crush on someone else, I won’t survive this.
Thank you! Love Emily. Always fun to read an interview. Agree on the pizza!
This was great! We love Emily. I love the very specific description of the contents of her purse. What flavor Quest bar??
It is very nice to hear or learn more about Emily. Thanks for the interview, very good! Loved it! I love Emily < 3
Love Emily Bett Rickards! She’s fantastic and fun and gorgeous. Always love learning more about her. Felicity Smoak is fantastic! I can’t wait for the rest of the Arrow season.
Thank you so much for this. Emily is great,and she seems to have a crazy awesome personality. It’s lovely to be able to learn a little more about her. And the pics… Wow… She’s gorgeous.
Thank you for this interview! We love Emily & absolutely amazed at how down to earth she is! Adore her love for pizza & Ophie!
I love this! She’s beautiful and so down to earth. I loved hearing her describe what she’s got in her bag and I’m particularly curious as to what book she’s reading. =) Thanks for this profile!
She’s just so…real. Reading or watching interviews with her, it’s like looking at a “regular person” instead of a celebrity. I love how humble and down-to-earth she is.
Love her, she’s adorable. Thanks for the interview.