Joker in the (Wool) pack: Emmerdale’s Lisa Riley leaves fans in hysteria with highly unexpected stars inspired by Mandy Dingle’s style
She’s an Emmerdale fan as the fiery Mandy Dingle.
However, while she may be better known for her bold style rather than her fashion sense, actress Lisa Riley has revealed that her lovable character is an unexpected inspiration for a number of famous faces.
The soap star, 46, has left her fans hysterical with her remarks, recently revealing that Susanna Reed has been spotted in a dress she’s wearing on the show.
Joker in the (Wool) pack: Emmerdale’s Lisa Riley has left fans in hysteria with highly unlikely stars inspired by Mandy Dingle’s style – including Susanna Reid
After the Good Morning Britain presenter, 51, appeared on Wednesday’s episode in a blue leopard-print dress, Lisa couldn’t help but notice a resemblance to the item she wore that day.
Taking to Instagram to share a side-by-side comparison shot, she wrote: “Laughter today I came to work @itvemmerdale I noticed on TV… @susannareid100 seems to have dressed exactly the same as Mandy Dingle….
I’m wearing the same dress for a photo shoot today gmb #dress #leopardprint #laughing #today #emmerdale #itv
Double the dingle: Susanna wasn’t the only star who was inspired by Mandy’s style, as Lisa discovered Holly Willoughby, 41, wore a strikingly similar look this morning
Susanna wasn’t the only star who was inspired by Mandy’s style, as Lisa discovered that Holly Willoughby, 41, wore a strikingly similar look in this morning’s 2020 episode.
Lisa, wearing the same black pearl-embellished coat, revealed: “This was the highlight of the day…at @thismorning today, the #style icon who is pretty @hollywilloughby chose an outfit very similar to Mandy Dingles’ salon ‘business suit’ at @emmerdale.”
“We could be a new girl group #thepearlyqueens I wouldn’t have thought #Holly would be #Hotten’s shopping for her. ”
The tiger does not change its positions! Then Lisa found a twin pattern on a different soap, noting Kat Slater on EastEnders (played by Jesse Wallace)
Looking a little at home, Lisa then finds a stylish twin on a different soap, noting that EastEnders’ Kat Slater (played by Jesse Wallace) is also a bit of a leopard print.
She said sarcastically: ‘Strong women. Someone sent me this saying that Mandy’s long-lost sister lives in London’s East End Sisters for another life.
“I bet @phildale955 would be the proud father @jessie.wallace_officialemmerdale.”
Spot the difference: It wasn’t homegrown talent who seemed to be making an impact on her, as Lisa revealed that her leopard print look inspired Kim Kardashian, too.
However, it wasn’t the local talent that Mandy seemed to have an influence on, as Lisa revealed that her leopard-print look has also inspired Kim Kardashian.
Lisa wrote: “This made me laugh out loud!!! Can you imagine if it was true that @Kimkardashian was Mandy Dingles’ long-lost sister living in Los Angeles?
“emmerdale now this is going to be a very unique story…it obviously copies someone’s individual style, that’s for sure.”
Thanks for the gift: Another Hollywood star dragged into the fold was Ryan Reynolds, where Lisa discovered the pair were wearing the same Christmas sweater.
Another Hollywood star dragged into the fold was Ryan Reynolds, with Lisa finding out that the pair were wearing the same Christmas sweater.
She noted: “A sentence we never thought we’d say #christmasvancityreynolds” RYAN REYNOLDS dressed as MANDY DINGLE “emmerdale #emmerdale.”
The latest style icon wasn’t too far off given his glamorous style, with Lisa sharing a photo of Mandy and Boy George wearing black and white berets.
She wrote: “So it looks like Mandy at Classicemmerdale was really enjoying getting her style inspiration from @boygeorgeofficial who offers the whole obvious fake ‘Dalmatian Fur’ #camp #boygeorge.
Lisa played Mandy Dingle between 1995 and 2001, and again from 2019. Earlier this year, she took a short break from filming after her grandmother’s death but returned to screens in July.
Every dog has its day: The latest style icon wasn’t too far off given his flamboyant style, with Lisa sharing a photo of Mandy and Boy George wearing black and white berets.