Lizzo wows in white gown at 2020 Grammy Awards

Lizzo channelled Old Hollywood glamour at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Sunday night.The Juice hitmaker, who won three of the top prizes at the annual music ceremony held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, wore a curve-hugging Atelier Versace gown that …

Lizzo channelled Old Hollywood glamour at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

The Juice hitmaker, who won three of the top prizes at the annual music ceremony held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, wore a curve-hugging Atelier Versace gown that featured delicate silver embellishment as she made her entrance.

She completed the look with a faux fur white stole, her hair in soft waves, Lorraine Schwartz diamonds, and silver jewelled Rene Caovilla sandals.

Billie Eilish rocked a unique Gucci black and neon green suit as she scooped six awards, including Best New Artist, Record, and Album of the Year. The 18-year-old matched her hair and nails to the suit and finished the outfit with a neon green and black surgical mask on her face, along with a pair of sunglasses.

Chrissy Teigen was a hit in her orange Yanina Couture gown, which featured huge tulle puffball sleeves, a plunging neckline, and two thigh-high splits.

She had earlier told her Twitter followers that she had finally found her dress, but that they wouldn’t be impressed.

“Found a Grammy dress. hope u hate it. like to keep u busy (sic),” the star joked.

Best New Artist nominee Lil Nas X also got in on the neon craze and sported head-to-toe pink custom Versace with a matching cowboy hat and cap-toe neon cowboy boots.

Spanish singer Rosalia rocked a red leather shirt dress with fringing by Alexander Wang, and Grammys host Alicia Keys wowed in a floor-length silver shimmery gown by Atelier Versace.

Ariana Grande had not one, but two show-stopping gowns on the red carpet, making her Grammys comeback with a Giambattista Valli grey tulle creation, and later a Schiaparelli crop top and skirt.

Elsewhere, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner accompanied her husband Joe Jonas in a custom Louis Vuitton mini dress, while Bebe Rexha looked chic in a Christian Cowan tuxedo with wide-leg trousers and a jewelled sheer turtleneck.

Billy Porter debuted a Baja East turquoise beaded suit and lampshade-like hat and Maggie Rogers made a splash in a vintage Chanel dress which she teamed with an eco-friendly water bottle holder.

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Pete Davidson models for Alexander Wang

Pete Davidson has been tapped to appear in Alexander Wang’s latest marketing imagery.The Saturday Night Live star walked the runway during the fashion designer’s spring 2020 show held at the Rockefeller Center plaza in New York City last May, where he …

Pete Davidson has been tapped to appear in Alexander Wang’s latest marketing imagery.

The Saturday Night Live star walked the runway during the fashion designer’s spring 2020 show held at the Rockefeller Center plaza in New York City last May, where he joined the likes of professional models including Kendall Jenner, Binx Walton, and his rumoured girlfriend Kaia Gerber.

Now, Wang has teamed with Davidson once again, this time on a set of photos posted on Instagram. The picture shows the 26-year-old posing in two-tone jeans, a white tank top, and a black leather jacket while holding up a small motorcycle.

“Pete pulled up ’cause we signed the NDA,” a brand representative wrote in the caption, referencing reports circulating last month that Davidson makes fans sign a $1 million (£773,500) non-disclosure agreement before they’re welcomed into his shows.

It remains unclear whether the comedian’s photos are part of a wider campaign for the Alexander Wang brand or if they will only be shared on social media.

Meanwhile, Davidson has also taken part in a Q&A video with Wang for the label’s YouTube channel. When asked about his current state of mind, he explained that he found participating in a fashion photoshoot to be rather hilarious.

“I think it’s pretty funny that I’m doing this, that I’m a super-duper model,” said Davidson. “Anwar Hadid was unavailable, Jaden Smith was also not available, and Adam Devine is booked. So, Pete is here.”

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to host beauty series

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is to host and produce a series about the beauty industry. The model, who launched her own beauty website Rose Inc. last year, is taking her love for the cosmetics industry to the next level by executive producing and hosting…

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is to host and produce a series about the beauty industry.

The model, who launched her own beauty website Rose Inc. last year, is taking her love for the cosmetics industry to the next level by executive producing and hosting a programme for the upcoming short-form mobile video platform Quibi.

According to Variety, the show will feature Rosie getting up close and personal with icons of the beauty world, highlighting their stories in a way that magnifies the industry’s intersection of art and commerce. It will feature a mix of interviews and beauty segments.

“The beauty industry is in the midst of a revolution and emerging brands led by pioneering founders are at the forefront. I’m thrilled to bring the stories of these creatives and entrepreneurs to Quibi, a platform that can so brilliantly showcase their journeys,” she said in a statement.

The series will be produced by Alfred Street Industries, the production company founded by Project Runway producers Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz earlier this year.

“Rosie is a remarkable talent whose expertise in both beauty and business makes her the ideal guide to the success stories of industry titans, as well as budding stars,” added Lipsitz and Cutforth. “Together, we’re eager to reveal the inner workings and unique inspirations that make the beauty world so alluring.”

The 32-year-old is the latest fashion star to be developing a show for Quibi, which is scheduled to launch in April 2020. Fashion designer Alexander Wang is hosting Potty Talk, in which he’ll interview celebrity guests in bathrooms, Cara Delevingne is producing and hosting a practical joke show, and Kendall Jenner is producing a series starring the man behind the Kirby Jenner parody Instagram account.

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Kendall Jenner to develop series about ‘twin brother’ Kirby Jenner

Kendall Jenner is to executive produce a new series about her “twin brother” Kirby Jenner.The model will develop a show centring on a parody Instagram account in which the fictitious social media personality named Kirby is digitally inserted into her i…

Kendall Jenner is to executive produce a new series about her “twin brother” Kirby Jenner.

The model will develop a show centring on a parody Instagram account in which the fictitious social media personality named Kirby is digitally inserted into her images.

Kendall has signed up her mum, Kris Jenner, to co-produce the series, which will air on new streaming platform Quibi.

“I’m thrilled that Quibi viewers will get an inside look at the life of my twin brother and he’ll finally have the opportunity to shine in this series,” the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star said in a tongue-in-cheek statement.

The short-term small screen venture, titled Kirby Jenner, will be developed by The Babysitter director McG, Howie Mandel, and Ryan Seacrest.

Meanwhile, Kirby has also taken to Instagram to share his excitement over the news.

“Umm I guess I have my own @quibi show now?? We’re gonna call it ‘Kirby Jenner’ cause it’s easy for me to remember and mom said, ‘It’s fine.’ #KirbyOnQuibi #ComingSoon,” he wrote.

Kendall, 24, has long followed Kirby’s Instagram account, which currently boasts 1.2 million fans. Previously, the performance artist has received Webby and Shorty Awards nominations in the social humour, best photography, and parody accounts categories.

It is not known when the show will begin airing, but Quibi is set to officially launch on 6 April 2020.

Alexander Wang, Cara Delevingne, Zac Efron, and Joe Jonas are also working on projects for the short-form mobile video platform.

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Alexander Wang ditches pre-fall show for ‘something bigger’ in 2020

Alexander Wang is skipping his pre-fall show in December in favour of “something bigger” to celebrate his brand’s 15th anniversary in 2020.The 35-year-old designer has taken the difficult decision to avoid the lucrative off-season schedule in order to …

Alexander Wang is skipping his pre-fall show in December in favour of “something bigger” to celebrate his brand’s 15th anniversary in 2020.

The 35-year-old designer has taken the difficult decision to avoid the lucrative off-season schedule in order to focus on the exciting milestone.

“A show in December felt like it maybe wasn’t the best place to put our focus. I don’t want to say that this is a decision that means we won’t return to a fashion show again, or that we don’t believe in the format, but it just felt like the right moment for us to do something different,” Wang told Vogue.com.

The American designer explained that the 15th anniversary show next year will bring together his previous fashion shows – such as when comedian Pete Davidson made his catwalk debut in New York in June – and make it an experience for the audience.

“It was always more than just a fashion show. We want to be able to look at this from a different point of view that will allow us to be a little more experimental. That’s really where the intention to do something bigger next year came from,” he shared.

Wang is brainstorming new ways to connect with his loyal customer base and his fans and stated that product wasn’t necessarily his top priority.

“I said to the team: ‘It doesn’t even matter if we’re showing product,'” he stated. “I think that today, the relationship between brand and customer is much deeper than that. At the end of the day I think that anyone can buy product anywhere. We want to be deeper than that. I think it’s more important to build and establish our roots so that we can be around for another 15 years, that is really my main message.”

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Cara Delevingne to host practical joke show

Cara Delevingne is to host and produce an all-female practical joke show for upcoming streaming platform Quibi. In each episode of the currently untitled show, the model/actress and a group of female accomplices will wreak havoc by executing a new stu…

Cara Delevingne is to host and produce an all-female practical joke show for upcoming streaming platform Quibi.

In each episode of the currently untitled show, the model/actress and a group of female accomplices will wreak havoc by executing a new stunt or practical joke which ranges from the ridiculous to the extreme, putting themselves in “unwieldy and unpredictable situations in the process”.

“I am so excited to be partnering with such a revolutionary streaming service like Quibi and cannot wait to unleash some necessary mischief,” Delevingne said in a statement. “As someone who watches so much content on my phone, this feels like such a perfect partnership.”

The series will be produced for the streaming service by ITV America’s Sirens Media, with the company’s president Jessica Sebastian serving as executive producer.

“Cara’s an icon in so many ways, and it’s a privilege to partner with her to develop something that authentically encapsulates her unique energy and sensibility,” Sebastian added. “As far as I know, a series in this space with this level of female guidance and representation, both in front of and behind the camera, is unprecedented, and we’re ecstatic to bring this new take on the genre to the ideal platform in Quibi.”

The 27-year-old isn’t the only fashion star to have their own show on the short-form video-streaming platform – designer Alexander Wang recently announced he would be the host of Potty Talk, in which he will interview celebrity guests in the toilets of exclusive events. Each episode will feature him alongside a guest host acting as bathroom attendants while they interview stars and take part in unusual games.

Quibi is set to launch in April 2020.

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Anna Wintour praises 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winners

Anna Wintour has lauded the winners of the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.Members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held their annual gala dinner in partnership with Vogue magazine at the Cipriani South Street in New York on Monday ni…

Anna Wintour has lauded the winners of the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.

Members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held their annual gala dinner in partnership with Vogue magazine at the Cipriani South Street in New York on Monday night, with the likes of Ashley Graham, Ben Platt, and sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid in attendance.

During the dinner, Christopher John Rogers was crowned the winner of the sixteenth CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, with Danielle Hirsch of Danielle Frankel and Reese Cooper named as runners-up.

“With this year’s Fashion Fund finalists, we’ve seen not only great design and talent, but a wonderful commitment to progressive and inclusive values,” said Wintour, editor-in-chief of U.S. Vogue. “Fashion should never be divorced from the values of the world and this year’s designers have taken that to heart.”

Rogers will receive $400,000 (£310,000), while the two runners-up walk home with $150,000 (£116,000) each. The three designers will also regularly meet with an assigned business mentor.

Winning the top prize in the prestigious competition marks a major moment in the career of Brooklyn-based Rogers. Born in Baton Rouge, the designer is quickly building up a reputation for his bold use of colour and playful silhouettes, with celebrities including Lizzo, Rihanna, Regina King, and Tracee Ellis Ross having worn his creations to events.

He follows in the footsteps of past winners such as Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Joseph Altuzarra, Brock Collection, Telfar, and Pyer Moss.

“The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund continues to foster not only creative design talent but also an entrepreneurial spirit required in today’s changing fashion landscape,” added CFDA president and chief executive officer Steven Kolb. “This year’s finalists represent the best of American fashion’s future.”

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Alexander Wang to host bathroom talk show

Alexander Wang is to host a unique talk show in which he interviews celebrity guests in bathrooms.The 35-year-old New York-based designer has partnered with short-form video-streaming platform Quibi to front the new programme, which will be called Pott…

Alexander Wang is to host a unique talk show in which he interviews celebrity guests in bathrooms.

The 35-year-old New York-based designer has partnered with short-form video-streaming platform Quibi to front the new programme, which will be called Potty Talk.

Wang will host intimate conversations in the toilets of exclusive events, and each episode will feature him alongside a guest host serving as bathroom attendants while they interview stars and take part in unusual games.

“Being given the opportunity to recontextualise the talk show format is a dream,” he said in a statement. “Pushing the boundaries on an institutionalised model is something I’m always up for. I’m very excited to work with the innovative and creative team at Quibi who are leading the conversation in short-form entertainment.”

Potty Talk will be produced by Wang, Frank Scherma, and Jon Kamen, with Todd Shemarya and Josh Harrison serving as executive producers.

In a press release, the producers also explained that they decided to hold the new series in a bathroom because it is “a safe haven where one can find refuge from the crowds, let their guard down and have a private place to let loose and gossip.”

Wang shared the Potty Talk news with Instagram followers on Tuesday by simply uploading a shot of a bathroom stall with a bottle of Champagne on the floor, along with a lipstick-stained glass.

“Coming soon to @quibi,” he wrote.

The designer has his own YouTube channel too, and back in 2016, he created a fashion channel on Apple Music.

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Kaia Gerber recreates iconic Cindy Crawford look for 18th birthday party

Kaia Gerber channelled one of her mother Cindy Crawford’s famous looks when she stepped out for her 18th birthday party over the weekend.The rising model partied with Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend Camila Morrone, designer Alexander Wang, supermo…

Kaia Gerber channelled one of her mother Cindy Crawford’s famous looks when she stepped out for her 18th birthday party over the weekend.

The rising model partied with Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend Camila Morrone, designer Alexander Wang, supermodel Helena Christensen, Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon, Ru Paul, and models Winnie Harlow and Kendall Jenner at the bash on Friday night.

Hosted by her parents – mum Cindy and dad Rande Gerber – along with her brother Presley Gerber, Kaia partied at the Paradise Club in Times Square, with the event coinciding with the start of New York Fashion Week.

The brunette beauty was dressed head-to-toe in a leather Versace outfit that closely resembled Cindy’s look at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.

While Kaia rocked a corset top and leather skirt featuring gold buckle detailing, her mother’s outfit from almost three decades ago featured a similar Versace corset and buckles, but with leather trousers.

And for her daughter’s milestone birthday bash, the iconic supermodel wore a metallic gold wig and matching jumpsuit.

The burlesque-themed party featured a disco dance floor and a series of performances from drag artists, including Amanda Lepore, who pulled Kaia up on stage.

“Happy Birthday @kaiagerber such an honour to perform and sing happy birthday to you gorgeous,” she wrote on Instagram, alongside a snap of the two together.

Kaia celebrated her actual birthday on 3 September, and Cindy took to Instagram to share a sweet photo from her daughter’s childhood, alongside a photo from Kaia’s cover shoot in the October 2019 issue of British Vogue.

“From this to THIS in the blink of an eye! Happy birthday @kaiagerber. I’m so proud of the young woman you’ve become! All the best for the year ahead!” the 53-year-old wrote.

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Anna Wintour praises 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists

Anna Wintour has praised the 10 finalists in the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition as a “true reflection of American fashion”.The editor-in-chief of U.S. Vogue magazine and artistic director of Conde Nast is one of the 11 members on the Selectio…

Anna Wintour has praised the 10 finalists in the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition as a “true reflection of American fashion”.

The editor-in-chief of U.S. Vogue magazine and artistic director of Conde Nast is one of the 11 members on the Selection Committee, who met on Monday to decide on the emerging designers who would compete for the 16th annual prize.

The finalists are Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough of Abasi Rosborough; Alejandra Alonso Rojas; Victor Barragan of Barragan; Christopher John Rogers; Hillary Taymour of Collina Strada; Danielle Hirsch of Danielle Frankel; Raffaella Hanley of Lou Dallas; Siying Qu and Haoran Li of Private Policy; Reese Cooper; and Natalie Ratabesi of Tre by Natalie Ratabesi.

Wintour called the finalists “a true reflection of American fashion – and the world – today, speaking to creativity, community, and sustainability.”

“They are following in the footsteps of so many wonderful talents who’ve come before them, and I look forward to seeing what our class of 2019 will do in the months to come,” she added.

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund was established in 2003, and past winners include Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, The Elder Statesman, and last year’s champion, Pyer Moss.

Over the course of the next few weeks, the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Selection Committee – which includes Joseph Altuzarra, Eva Chen, Steven Kolb, and Diane von Furstenberg – will meet with the finalists to interview them, review their work and visit their design studios.

The winner, to be announced at a gala dinner on 4 November in New York City, will receive a prize of $400,000 (£320,000). The two-runners up take home $150,000 (£120,000) each.

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