Zoey Deutch used to make her own clothes

Zoey Deutch loved to make her own clothes when she was in school. The Zombieland: Double Tap actress revealed in an interview with her stylist Elizabeth Stewart for The Hollywood Reporter that she was very experimental with her style when she growing …

Zoey Deutch loved to make her own clothes when she was in school.

The Zombieland: Double Tap actress revealed in an interview with her stylist Elizabeth Stewart for The Hollywood Reporter that she was very experimental with her style when she growing up and would get creative with her old clothes to make new outfits because she wanted to look like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

“I love thrift shopping and making my own stuff and I was much more out there with it,” she shared. “I would like cut denim pants into like skirts ’cause I wanted to match Mary-Kate and Ashley and then I’d wear like lace thigh-highs (boots) and it, urgh, yeah, not good.”

While the 25-year-old describes her off-duty style as a mix between “grandma chic”, “Amish prairie girl” and a power-dressing lawyer, she is often seen in gorgeous gowns on the red carpet.

Stewart, who also works with the likes of Julia Roberts, Jessica Chastain, and Cate Blanchett, considers the plunging yellow Fendi jumpsuit Deutch wore to the Golden Globes in January to be one of her favourite looks of the past year.

“We were deciding between red or orange or yellow and I went with the yellow,” the star said of the hue, while Stewart added, “The yellow was, to me, the magic touch.”

Zoey also shared that she was uncertain about wearing the Harry Winston diamond and sapphire necklace because it cost $3.6 million (£3 million).

“She had to convince me about the necklace ’cause it was very expensive,” she explained, before adding she got to keep the jumpsuit.

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Kim Kardashian had two versions of Givenchy gown made for 2013 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian had to choose between two gowns at the last minute before the 2013 Met Gala.The reality TV star hit headlines when she stepped out in the skintight floral Givenchy gown designed by Riccardo Tisci alongside Kanye West at the Punk-themed f…

Kim Kardashian had to choose between two gowns at the last minute before the 2013 Met Gala.

The reality TV star hit headlines when she stepped out in the skintight floral Givenchy gown designed by Riccardo Tisci alongside Kanye West at the Punk-themed fashion event six years ago.

However, in an interview for Vogue’s Life in Looks series, Kim explained that she was still trying to decide between the flower-print dress and a black version of the same style right up until the event started.

“We had a black version of this and then the floral version. And I was like, ‘I think I should just do the black version.’ And Riccardo’s like, ‘No come on you have to do the floral,'” she recalled, adding that the designer felt it better suited the occasion because she was pregnant with her daughter North West at the time. “Riccardo had said afterwards, ‘What do you give a woman when she’s pregnant? You send her flowers.’ It was such a sweet message, how Riccardo described it. But I was so insecure, and I could never really speak up at that point ’cause I was so shy and just wanted to make everyone happy.”

Kim went on to note that U.S. Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour had previously told Riccardo that she preferred the floral version. Following the Met Gala, Kim was subjected to a tirade of criticism and Internet memes, with many comparing the look to upholstery or outfits worn by Robin Williams in 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire.

“I was crying, like, the whole way home because I just couldn’t believe it. There were all these memes about me and this couch. I think Robin Williams even tweeted it, said I looked like Mrs. Doubtfire. It was like this whole thing, so I just cried,” the 39-year-old remembered.

Yet, Kim found great comfort in the reaction she received from The Row designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

“I just remember (Mary-Kate and Ashley) came up to me and loved my outfit and my gloves,” she smiled. “So, none of the critics mattered because the Olsen twins approved.”

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Large handbags and space age-inspired style predicted to trend in 2020

Extra-large handbags and space age-inspired items are expected to be among the top trends for 2020.As part of their annual Year in Fashion report, analysts at Lyst have looked at data, queries, page views, and sales metrics across six million fashion p…

Extra-large handbags and space age-inspired items are expected to be among the top trends for 2020.

As part of their annual Year in Fashion report, analysts at Lyst have looked at data, queries, page views, and sales metrics across six million fashion products from over 12,000 online stores as well as the global media coverage and social media mentions generated by the biggest brands and trends.

Looking to the next year, they have predicted that big bags, such as those often sported by The Row designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, are about to make a major comeback.

“This year we reported that the average surface area of a handbag had shrunk by 40 per cent driven by the trend for mini bags,” a Lyst representative commented. “For 2020, we predict a return to the XL shoppers of the 2000s, in particular, new soft leather styles by the likes of Little Liffner and The Row.”

Space age-inspired garments are predicted to be huge too, especially items made with holographic fabrics and space suit-like outerwear, and with the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place in Tokyo next summer, the analysts expect a resurgence in Harajuku street style and cult Japanese contemporary labels like Sacai and Undercover.

Political fashion is anticipated to continue trending for the next year, while the fashion brands to keep an eye out for include Rotate by Birger Christensen, GCDS, ALYX, Marine Serre, and Cecilie Bahnsen.

Meanwhile, the accessories that enjoyed a revival during 2019 included Teva sandals, jelly shoes, clogs, Dr. Martens boots, and the Fendi baguette bag.

“One of the original ‘It’ bags, searches for the Fendi Baguette were up 138 per cent year on year, with the menswear versions also selling out across multiple retailers shortly after their release,” they added.

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Elizabeth Olsen struggles to be confident in feminine clothing

Elizabeth Olsen is trying to become more confident about expressing her femininity with fashion.In an interview with InStyle, the 30-year-old candidly shared that she was trying to overcome her aversion to typically female clothes, which can make her f…

Elizabeth Olsen is trying to become more confident about expressing her femininity with fashion.

In an interview with InStyle, the 30-year-old candidly shared that she was trying to overcome her aversion to typically female clothes, which can make her feel uncomfortable.

“Dresses make me feel a bit funny. I’m trying to get more confident with my feminine side. I just like everything to feel really easy and comfortable. Nothing fussy. I don’t like body-conscious clothing,” Elizabeth shared, adding that she describes her style as masculine and oversize.

“I feel very comfortable, but I don’t look sloppy. I look like I have a point of view and an opinion,” the Avengers: Endgame star stated.

Her perfect outfit is “oversize black cotton pants, a black button-up, and flats”, which is very similar to the style of her older sisters’ Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion line, The Row.

The twins launched their label in 2006 and debuted their menswear collection last year. Their pieces focus on chic tailoring, denim and knits.

Elsewhere in the interview, the actress discussed recently turning 30 and explained what she had learned as she gets older.

“I think I was always trying to distract myself from being still,” Elizabeth reflected. “I feel like I cared about self-improvement in high school and then, in college, I was trying to get too many things done and not being as present as I think I could have been.”

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen revive Elizabeth and James brand

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have revived their Elizabeth and James label with a new deal.The former child stars, who have won wide acclaim for the high-end brand The Row, launched an accompanying range named after two of their siblings in 2007.While hug…

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have revived their Elizabeth and James label with a new deal.

The former child stars, who have won wide acclaim for the high-end brand The Row, launched an accompanying range named after two of their siblings in 2007.

While hugely popular at its peak, falling sales caused the Olsens to hit pause on the venture late last year (18), however, they have now announced that they’re resurrecting the company with the help of executives at U.S. retailer Kohl’s.

“Our vision for Elizabeth and James is to deliver a lifestyle brand that offers women access to premium fashion at an affordable price without sacrificing quality and fit,” said Mary-Kate in a statement. “Kohl’s is the right partner to take our brand into a new era, while staying true to the high-quality, fashion-forward designs that our loyal brand enthusiasts expect from us. Leveraging Kohl’s extensive store network and digital platform will also allow us to reach a much larger audience than we have in the past and for this, we are particularly excited.”

The new Elizabeth and James brand will include apparel, handbags, accessories and beauty products, with the first of the revamped collections set to be available from the beginning of the holiday season. Elizabeth and James will continue to operate as an independent business, and Mary-Kate and Ashley are set to continue serving as creative directors, overseeing the Kohl’s design team and developing seasonal ranges.

“Kohl’s is doing a great job with innovation and thinking differently about omnichannel retail. We have always seen Elizabeth and James speaking to a much larger audience and this new business model with Kohl’s will allow us to achieve that,” added Ashley. “Mary-Kate and I are excited to work with them building out additional lifestyle categories and curating spaces that will bring a new shopping experience to our customer.”

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen bringing The Row to London

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are finally set to bring their brand The Row to London.The former child stars founded the luxury fashion house in 2006, with the name inspired by the famed menswear tailors of Savile Row in the British capital.Over the years,…

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are finally set to bring their brand The Row to London.

The former child stars founded the luxury fashion house in 2006, with the name inspired by the famed menswear tailors of Savile Row in the British capital.

Over the years, the Olsens have expanded their line to include womenswear, menswear, handbags, footwear, and eyewear, and now they have confirmed that they will be opening in London.

“We love curating; we love discovering new products and vintage pieces,” said Ashley in an interview with British Vogue, while Mary-Kate noted: “There’s still a lot of craft in London. There’s authenticity; there are a lot of artisans that are based there.”

Neither of the sisters gave details on when or where they plan to set up a store. However, they are likely to stick to their minimalist aesthetic wherever they choose to have a boutique and will undoubtedly continue to strive to have close relationships with their top customers.

“When we design, we’re designing for specific clients… we understand what their day looks like, how and when they travel,” shared Mary-Kate, with Ashley also commenting that they are often on a first-name basis with loyal shoppers. ” (We want to know) what they’re looking for at certain times of year, what events come up, their families.”

The twins will also take a hands-on role in setting up their new location, with the 32-year-olds often taking charge of merchandising in their New York and Los Angeles boutiques. And Mary-Kate is adamant that the secret to their success is hard work and collaboration.

“There is a lot of pressure we put on ourselves. I feel lucky that we have a great partnership and that we can rely on each other for support, because I can imagine it can be so lonely,” she smiled.

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Elizabeth Olsen thrilled to land Bobbi Brown Cosmetics campaign

Elizabeth Olsen is thrilled to have been named an ambassador for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.The actress, who is the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, had her breakthrough in Hollywood with her role in 2011 film Martha Marcy May Marlene, and has …

Elizabeth Olsen is thrilled to have been named an ambassador for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

The actress, who is the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, had her breakthrough in Hollywood with her role in 2011 film Martha Marcy May Marlene, and has since appeared in movies like Ingrid Goes West, Wind River, and the Avengers franchise.

Now, Elizabeth is about to make a splash in the beauty world, with the star announced as one of the new faces of the Estee Lauder-owned company.

“Very excited to announce my partnership with a brand I have always loved @bobbibrown! More to come!! #confidentbeauty #beautytruth#bbambassador,” she captioned a snap from the Confident Beauty marketing campaign on her Instagram page.

The picture shows Elizabeth posing alongside a bottle of Bobbi Brown’s Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation, with the collection recently expanded to include 12 new shades.

Bobbi Brown’s Confident Beauty marketing will also be showcasing the brand’s Intensive Skin Serum Foundation, with the star adding that she was pleased to be working with a label that shares her own values.

“It’s incredible to be part of a brand that has been so consistent and true to its identity in an industry that’s so inconsistent. Since the ’90s we have seen many trends come and go and come back again, and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has always been a timeless brand,” the 30-year-old said in a statement.

For the Confident Beauty campaign, Elizabeth is joined by Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi and Chinese star NiNi. Sandra Main, president of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, explained how proud she is to be working with three women who celebrate individual beauty and female empowerment.

“Remaining true to our brand’s core essence, each of these powerhouse women are emblematic of the modern Bobbi Brown consumer – confident, individually beautiful and defining success on their terms,” she said.

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The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen compare relationship to ‘a marriage’

The Row co-founder Ashley Olsen has compared her relationship with her twin sister Mary-Kate to “a marriage”.The former child actresses launched their luxury fashion brand in 2006 and have since gone on to build a reputation for sleek and sophisticated…

The Row co-founder Ashley Olsen has compared her relationship with her twin sister Mary-Kate to “a marriage”.

The former child actresses launched their luxury fashion brand in 2006 and have since gone on to build a reputation for sleek and sophisticated garments, with celebrity fans including Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and Gigi Hadid.

While Ashley and Mary-Kate have poured their hearts and souls into the company, they’ve now shared that they have their “ups and downs” as business partners from time to time.

“It’s been 32 years of learning how to communicate… (our relationship is like) a marriage and a partnership. We have had ups and downs…We do everything together,” said Ashley in an interview with WSJ Magazine, while Mary-Kate noted: “We came out of the womb doing that.”

During the interview, the 32-year-old fashion stars also divulged that they would be formally introducing a menswear collection into The Row boutiques after several years of experimenting with the idea.

The range will include fresh takes on the classic suit as well as coats, jackets, shirts, knitwear, and denim.

“It really was a passion project,” explained Mary-Kate of introducing a full men’s line. “It’s not like one day we wake up and say, ‘We’re going to grow this business, and we’re going to have a menswear collection.’ That’s not the way we look at it.”

Pieces will be manufactured in France, Italy and the U.S. and are set to hit shelves from October (18).

However, don’t expect to see any large-scale campaigns promoting the lines.

“We’re not product pushers,” Ashley added. “I don’t know if it’s because of the way we grew up – we just don’t like talking about ourselves or talking about what we’re doing …. It’s not really our approach.”

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The Olsen twins’ The Row to launch menswear collection

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion label The Row is launching a menswear collection. The new designs will be available later this year (18), according to a surprise press release which has handed out to major style news outlets on Monday (27Aug18). …

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion label The Row is launching a menswear collection.

The new designs will be available later this year (18), according to a surprise press release which has handed out to major style news outlets on Monday (27Aug18).

A spokesperson for the twins’ New York-based fashion house announced The Row’s latest offering will echo “the dedication to craftsmanship, exceptional fabrics and fine tailoring” already present in its womenswear and accessories collections, which scored Mary-Kate and Ashley a Accessory Designer of the Year honour at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards in June.

Confirming the news in a statement, Ashley Olsen added: “We did one menswear capsule collection many years ago, and in 2016 launched a retail menswear capsule. It was imperative that we received our customers’ feedback and to approach this collection thoughtfully at our pace.”

The first official menswear collection has been a long time coming – the girls’ brand is named after Savile Row, an area of London famous for its bespoke tailoring for men.

The Row’s collection will largely feature modern takes on the classic suit design, while it will also feature coats, jackets, shirts, knitwear, and denim.

According to Fashionista, the tailored pieces will be made in Japan featuring traditional European hand-stitch techniques, while the shirts will be produced in France, the knitwear in Italy and the denim in the U.S.

“The Row’s womenswear began without doing any press during its conception, sold with select wholesale partners,” Mary-Kate Olsen adds. “It’s important for us to do the research. We want to be able to offer the menswear market those same core foundation pieces at a luxury level.”

The Row’s men’s collection will be available from October (18).

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Diane von Furstenberg to be honoured at 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards

Diane von Furstenberg is to be honoured at the 2018 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards.The Belgian-born fashion designer redefined womenswear with the launch of her iconic wrap dress in 1974 and is a keen advocate for women’s…

Diane von Furstenberg is to be honoured at the 2018 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards.

The Belgian-born fashion designer redefined womenswear with the launch of her iconic wrap dress in 1974 and is a keen advocate for women’s rights.

Accordingly, she will be presented with the Swarovski Award for Positive Change for her role in promoting female empowerment at a ceremony to be held at the Brooklyn Museum on 4 June (18).

Other high-profile industry figures to be feted at the gala include designer Narciso Rodriguez, who will be bestowed with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, and Carolina Herrera, who will receive the Founder’s Award in honour of Eleanor Lambert.

The International Award will be presented to Donatella Versace, and the Media Award in honour of Eugenia Sheppard will go to Edward Enninful, editor-in-chief of British Vogue.

“The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards continue to honour those who have led the American fashion industry, and this year, we welcome designers who approach fashion in new ways,” said Steven Kolb, president and chief executive officer of the CFDA.

Meanwhile, Raf Simons, Virgil Abloh, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen lead in the number of nominations for the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Each received two nominations this year: Simons and Abloh for Womenswear and Menswear Designer of the Year for their work at Calvin Klein and Off-White respectively, and the Olsen twins for Womenswear and Accessory Designer of the Year for their brand The Row.

The complete list of 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees:

Womenswear Designer of the Year –

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Gabriela Hearst

Marc Jacobs

Virgil Abloh for Off-White

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Menswear Designer of the Year –

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Virgil Abloh for Off-White

James Jebbia for Supreme

Thom Browne

Tom Ford

Accessory Designer of the Year –

Paul Andrew

Stuart Vevers for Coach

Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel

Irene Neuwirth

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent –

Mike Amiri for Amiri

Laura Vassar Brock and Kristopher Brock for Brock Collection

Aurora James for Brother Vellies

Kerby Jean-Raymond for Pyer Moss

Sander Lak for Sies Marjan

The Swarovski Award for Positive Change – Diane von Furstenberg

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award – Narciso Rodriguez

The Founder’s Award in honour of Eleanor Lambert – Caroline Herrera

The Media Award in honour of Eugenia Sheppard – Edward Enninful

The International Award – Donatella Versace

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