Rosie Huntington-Whiteley creates lipstick shade for Hourglass Cosmetics

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has created her very own lipstick shade for Hourglass Cosmetics.The British model has collaborated with the team at the beauty company on several projects for her Rose Inc. website in recent months, and earlier in January, was…

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has created her very own lipstick shade for Hourglass Cosmetics.

The British model has collaborated with the team at the beauty company on several projects for her Rose Inc. website in recent months, and earlier in January, was named as Hourglass’ first-ever brand ambassador.

But Rosie isn’t only fronting campaigns, as she has now announced that she has formulated her own signature colour of lipstick to be included in the Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick range.

“I chose this shade for several reasons,” she said of You Make Me, a red-brown hue with satin finish. “It is incredibly versatile and can be worn day to night, all year round. You can wear it with any outfit or make up look. It’s the perfect terracotta nude and is a great shade for all skin tones. It feels polished and elegant but still natural and effortless.”

Hourglass’ new lipstick line is available in 30 colours and comes with a sleek applicator which is designed for interchangeable use. The products will be available to purchase from 24 January.

Meanwhile, Rosie is also fronting the campaign for the new Vanish Airbrush Concealer, which comes in 22 shades and is described as having a “weightless, creamy formula that instantly blends into skin and sets to a natural, airbrushed finish.”

Alongside a snap of her debut on Instagram, the blonde beauty gushed over the product and noted that she was thrilled to be a part of the Hourglass family.

“Less is more with the new #VanishConcealer by @hourglasscosmetics… So honoured to be the new face and brand ambassador of a beauty brand I have loved and used for years. More to come,” the 32-year-old wrote.

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Bar Refaeli welcomes third child

Bar Refaeli has welcomed her third child with husband Adi Ezra.The Israeli beauty shared the happy news on Instagram on Saturday, alongside a snap that showed her smiling in a hospital room while wearing a hospital gown and standing in front of an IV.”…

Bar Refaeli has welcomed her third child with husband Adi Ezra.

The Israeli beauty shared the happy news on Instagram on Saturday, alongside a snap that showed her smiling in a hospital room while wearing a hospital gown and standing in front of an IV.

“This is what real GLAM looks like. 3rd baby in 3.5 years,” she joked. “Life is beautiful. #FamilyIsEverything”.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model later shared on her Instagram Stories that she was “home”.

The 34-year-old model, who is already mum to three-year-old daughter Liv and two-year-old daughter Elle, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, according to The Times of Israel. She is yet to confirm these details.

Refaeli and Ezra exchanged vows in 2015, and the model has always been open about her desire to have a large brood, telling Hello! Fashion Monthly: “I think this will be a decade of family.”

Back in June, Refaeli announced her pregnancy in a video posted to Instagram.

In the clip, TV host Assi Azar asked her about modelling for eyewear brand Carolina Lemke and the model responded by stating, “I’m pregnant,” and holding up three fingers.

After his pal was off-camera, Assi pretended to gossip about the star, jokingly stating, “Wasn’t she just pregnant a second ago? I’m so happy for her – if it’s true. She looks a little pregnant, she does. Why does she need three kids anyway?”

Refaeli reposted the video on her own Instagram page with the caption, “OOPS I did it again.”

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Jean Paul Gaultier bidding farewell to runway shows

Jean Paul Gaultier will stage the last runway show of his career during the upcoming Paris Couture Week.The legendary French designer announced his retirement plans in a statement posted to social media over the weekend. “This show celebrating 50 years…

Jean Paul Gaultier will stage the last runway show of his career during the upcoming Paris Couture Week.

The legendary French designer announced his retirement plans in a statement posted to social media over the weekend.

“This show celebrating 50 years of my career will also be my last,” the 67-year-old wrote, referring to his haute couture presentation set to be held on Wednesday night. “But rest assured, haute couture will continue with a new concept.”

In an accompanying clip, Gaultier is seen pretending to speak to a journalist on the phone, giving them the “scoop” on his decision.

“I’m going to give you a scoop. This will be my last haute couture show. My last Gaultier Paris show. You have to come, you can’t miss that,” he joked. “But, but, but I assure you: Gaultier Paris will continue, haute couture will continue. I have a new concept; I’ll tell you about it later, I’ll tell you all the little secrets. But it is going to continue.”

Gaultier unveiled his first-ever collection back in 1976 and has since gone on to dress the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna with his avant-garde designs. He is also known for creating Madonna’s iconic conical bra back in the ’90s.

While Gaultier will still be involved in his high-end fashion and perfume businesses, he will take a step back from designing garments. The designer stopped making ready-to-wear clothes in 2015 in order to concentrate on haute couture.

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Balenciaga returning to haute couture

Balenciaga is gearing up to reintroduce haute couture.The luxury fashion brand hasn’t produced a couture collection since label founder Cristobal Balenciaga, a master couturier and inspiration to the likes of Christian Dior and Coco Chanel, closed his …

Balenciaga is gearing up to reintroduce haute couture.

The luxury fashion brand hasn’t produced a couture collection since label founder Cristobal Balenciaga, a master couturier and inspiration to the likes of Christian Dior and Coco Chanel, closed his Paris-based atelier in 1968. Balenciaga died at the age of 77 in 1972.

However, current creative director Demna Gvasalia, who joined in 2015, announced on Monday that he will be bringing back the high-end range in July.

“Haute couture is the very foundation of this house,” the designer said in a statement. “So, it is my creative and visionary duty to bring couture back to Balenciaga. For me, couture is an unexplored mode of creative freedom and a platform for innovation. It not only offers another spectrum of possibilities in dressmaking, it also brings the modern vision of Balenciaga back to its sources of origin. Couture is above trends. It’s an expression of beauty on the highest aesthetic and qualitative levels.”

Georgia-born Gvasalia did not announce when or where he will unveil his debut couture line. Yet, it is likely to be aligned with Paris Couture Week, which takes place from 3 – 7 July.

And Cedric Charbit, president and chief executive officer of Balenciaga, is looking forward to seeing what the 38-year-old dreams up.

“It’s an honour to bring back the haute couture to the house, highlighting the heritage of Cristobal Balenciaga. This project was possible due to the success of the creative vision of Demna Gvasalia as well as the exceptional results of Balenciaga these past few years,” he shared. “Establishing a dedicated team and atelier replicating the original salons at the historical address 10 Avenue George V represents a strategic step in further expansions. Coming back to the haute couture that was left off by Cristobal Balenciaga in 1968 links the house’s past, present, and future.”

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Comme des Garcons accused of cultural appropriation over cornrow wigs

Officials at Comme des Garcons have issued an apology after they were accused of cultural appropriation for having models wear cornrow wigs during their latest Paris Fashion Week show. The Japanese fashion brand, headed up by Rei Kawakubo, debuted its…

Officials at Comme des Garcons have issued an apology after they were accused of cultural appropriation for having models wear cornrow wigs during their latest Paris Fashion Week show.

The Japanese fashion brand, headed up by Rei Kawakubo, debuted its fall 2020 menswear collection in Paris on Friday, showcasing an array of colourful, patterned clothing.

However, it was the styling of the models that caught people’s attention, as the catwalk stars headed down the runway wearing lace-front wigs designed to resemble cornrows, although some black models sported their own hair.

Critics were quick to call out the brand for cultural appropriation, with the team behind fashion watchdog Diet Prada deeming the decision to be “a step back” and “problematic”, while other social media users branded it “offensive”.

Hairstylist Julien d’Ys, who has collaborated with Kawakubo for many years, responded to the backlash by insisting he had been inspired by an “Egyptian prince” look and had not intended to offend anyone.

“Dear all, my inspiration for the comme des garcons show was Egyptian prince – a look I found truly beautiful and inspirational. A look that was an hommag (sic),” he wrote on Instagram. “Never was it my intention to hurt or offend anyone, ever. If I did, I deeply apologise.”

Representatives for the brand issued a similar apology to Dazed, with them insisting, “It was never, ever our intention to disrespect or hurt anyone – we deeply and sincerely apologise for any offense it has caused.”

The company previously came under fire in early 2018 after Martin Lerma wrote an article criticising the lack of diversity in the models used for the Comme des Garcons presentations. In the piece, he revealed the brand hadn’t cast a model of colour in more than 20 years, something bosses rectified when they unveiled their fall/winter 2018 show.

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Kate Upton felt ‘so much pressure’ breastfeeding newborn daughter

Kate Upton felt “so much pressure” when she first started breastfeeding her daughter.The Sports Illustrated model, who welcomed Genevieve in November 2018 with baseball player husband Justin Verlander, has admitted in a new interview that she found bei…

Kate Upton felt “so much pressure” when she first started breastfeeding her daughter.

The Sports Illustrated model, who welcomed Genevieve in November 2018 with baseball player husband Justin Verlander, has admitted in a new interview that she found being a new mother overwhelming.

The 27-year-old shared her struggles in a cover story for Editorialist magazine, revealing that she felt “so much pressure” as a first-time mother “to be doing all these things, like breastfeeding on the go.”

“The reality, for me, was that breastfeeding was sucking the energy away from me. I realised I needed to calm down, to allow my body to recover,” Kate added.

Despite the difficulties, she insisted motherhood has changed her for the better and has made it a priority to focus on her daughter and limit the amount of time she and husband Justin spend on their phones.

“Having VeVe changed my life in such a wonderful way,” she explained. “I think my husband wants me to throw my phone away. We talk about it in the house all the time: ‘Let’s have a phone-free dinner.’ I want to be enjoying my life, enjoying my family, not constantly trying to take the perfect picture.”

Elsewhere in the interview, The Other Woman star also shared her passion to become a “positive influence” in the modelling industry and do more than just “playing dress up”.

“There’s definitely movement toward being more inclusive, representing a more diverse model, and not having a definition of what a model is anymore,” Kate stated. “But obviously, there’s a lot more that needs to be done.”

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Gisele Bundchen turns down majority of work offers

Gisele Bundchen turns down 95 per cent of the modelling offers she receives because they don’t align with her values. The Brazilian supermodel retired from runway modelling back in 2015 but continues to appear in campaigns and editorials. She also ded…

Gisele Bundchen turns down 95 per cent of the modelling offers she receives because they don’t align with her values.

The Brazilian supermodel retired from runway modelling back in 2015 but continues to appear in campaigns and editorials. She also dedicates a lot of her time to championing a variety of environmental issues, including sustainability, clean water initiatives, and the preservation of rainforests in South America.

When discussing the environmental impact of the fashion industry, one of the most polluting industries in the world, Gisele told Britain’s Observer that she doesn’t say yes to most of what she’s offered because she doesn’t believe in it.

“The fashion industry is not what I’ve done,” she replied. “It’s what I do for work. And also, I haven’t really done a lot of stuff because I feel like it’s not in alignment with what I believe in. I say no to 95 per cent of things that come to me.”

Gisele, who is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environmental Programme, went on to reveal that she was working on a project relating to “regenerating the planet” and shared how she tries to reduce her carbon footprint at home.

“I do everything I can do. We compost. We have a garden,” the 39-year-old commented. “Yes, I could probably live in a smaller house, but we have solar panels. I tell my children it’s about the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle. If you go into my closet, for example, you’re not going to believe it, because I have, like, the jeans I wore three years ago… That’s how I am. I don’t need stuff. When you need stuff it’s because you haven’t really worked out the inside.”

Gisele has two children – son Benjamin, 10, and daughter Vivian, seven – with her husband Tom Brady.

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Karlie Kloss candidly discusses political views

Karlie Kloss has opened up about her political views after a Project Runway contestant joked about her in-laws.The model and TV host was left stunned when Tyler Neasloney commented on her links to the White House during an episode of the fashion challe…

Karlie Kloss has opened up about her political views after a Project Runway contestant joked about her in-laws.

The model and TV host was left stunned when Tyler Neasloney commented on her links to the White House during an episode of the fashion challenge show earlier this month.

Kloss wed American businessman Joshua Kushner in 2018, who is the brother of Jared Kushner, currently employed as U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser. Jared is also married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka.

When told by co-host and judge Brandon Maxwell that the model would never wear his creation to any event, budding designer Neasloney fired: “Not even to dinner with the Kushners?”

During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live on Thursday, Kloss was asked by host Andy Cohen about her political views, considering her connections to the controversial Republican politician.

“Andy, I’m sure I’m not the only person in this country who does not necessarily agree with their family on politics,” she quipped, prompting fellow guest Martha Stewart to add, “Good answer.”

“I voted as a Democrat in 2016 and I plan to do the same in 2020,” Kloss stated.

She later shared her disappointment that Project Runway contestant Neasloney was garnering attention for his joke about the Kushners, and not his “terrible” design.

“Honestly, the real tragedy of this whole thing is that no one is talking about how terrible that dress was. That’s why he went home. I would not wear that dress to any dinner,” the 27-year-old laughed.

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Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh plays with menswear codes for fall 20

Virgil Abloh has experimented with the codes of menswear for his latest Louis Vuitton line.The French luxury label’s head menswear designer, who took some time off to focus on his health in late 2019, returned to the spotlight on Thursday to unveil his…

Virgil Abloh has experimented with the codes of menswear for his latest Louis Vuitton line.

The French luxury label’s head menswear designer, who took some time off to focus on his health in late 2019, returned to the spotlight on Thursday to unveil his fall/winter 2020 collection at the Jardin des Tuileries as part of Paris Fashion Week: Men’s.

The venue had a surrealist cloudscape installed for the backdrop, while the rest of the set was decorated with oversized sewing tools, such as fabric scissors and cotton thread.

Describing the range as an “ode to the freedom of thought,” Abloh opted away from the streetwear influences of his previous collections and instead focused on the suit, offering up sharply tailored versions as well as ensembles with deconstructed elements.

“By studying the evolving anthropology of the suit, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director twists and turns traditional codes through a variety of techniques: shirts and ties are folded and wrapped around the body then pressed into a single shirt, Broderie Anglaise is magnified and rendered in suiting material,” a Louis Vuitton representative explained. “Within Abloh’s ongoing exploration of the constraints of menswear, this collection sees tailoring and suiting depart from a corporate comfort zone to be re-appropriated and embraced.”

The show opened with a model wearing a beige suit, white shirt, black Chelsea boots and carrying a tan leather tote, with a parade of similar outfits following. Abloh also played with accessories, including belts, tie clips, suspenders and gloves, with highlights including a grey suit paired with a hot pink bucket hat and a shirt manufactured with interwoven pieces of fabric. To conclude, the fashion star ramped up the surrealist elements of the procession, introducing a line of suits made from blue and white material that resembled clouds. The outfits were accessorised with metallic face masks and reflective sunglasses.

Paris Fashion Week: Men’s continues on Friday with shows from Lemaire and Zadig & Voltaire.

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Telfar teaming with Gap on collection

Designer Telfar Clemens is collaborating with the team at Gap on a collection.Clemens, who founded his unisex fashion line in 2005, took to Instagram on Thursday to post an image of the clothing retailer’s logo, but with the first letter changed to ref…

Designer Telfar Clemens is collaborating with the team at Gap on a collection.

Clemens, who founded his unisex fashion line in 2005, took to Instagram on Thursday to post an image of the clothing retailer’s logo, but with the first letter changed to reflect his own branding. He simply added the caption, “COMING SOON #GAPbyTELFAR.”

A Gap spokesperson also confirmed the partnership by uploading the same logo and adding a video of the fashion star.

“The idea of fashion sometimes, to people in general, is almost intimidating,” he shared, while being depicted walking on a city street and heading towards a Gap store. “I’m definitely more attracted to the things you can wear every day. It’s really having this specific take to a thing that really is going to make it Telfar.”

The collection is set to debut later this year.

And in an interview with Vogue.com, Clemens and artistic director Babak Radboy indicated that the line will be accessible and available in a range of sizes.

“We met with the team at Gap almost a year ago now,” the 35-year-old commented. “The type of brand that I am, I’m influenced by the Gap way of merchandising and designing things. It’s like we’re stuck in this luxury market when what inspires us is (regular clothes). And being on regular people, and that kind of ubiquity and accessibility.”

The Telfar label has gone from strength to strength in recent years, especially after Clemens was named the winner of the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund in 2017.

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