Billie Eilish has openly discussed her struggle to accept her natural body shape as an adolescent.The Grammy Award-winning artist has candidly shared her struggles with body image and depression in an interview with U.S. Vogue, and revealed that when s…
Billie Eilish has openly discussed her struggle to accept her natural body shape as an adolescent.
The Grammy Award-winning artist has candidly shared her struggles with body image and depression in an interview with U.S. Vogue, and revealed that when she was younger, she desperately wanted to be a model.
“I really wanted to be a model, really bad, and I was chubby and short. I developed really early. I had boobs at nine. I got my period at 11,” the Bad Guy hitmaker explained. “So, my body was going faster than my brain.”
Billie then recalled how she began to despise her changing figure.
“I just hated my body. I would have done anything to be in a different one,” she candidly shared. “It’s funny, because when you’re a little kid, you don’t think of your body at all. And all of a sudden, you look down and you’re, like, ‘Whoa. What can I do to make this go away?'”
Elsewhere in the chat, Billie confessed that her body image battles began to fade by the end of June last year, and if she was to offer any advice to young fans out there dealing with the same issues, it is to be patient.
“When people ask me what I’d say to somebody looking for advice on mental health, the only thing I can say is patience. I had patience with myself. I didn’t take that last step,” the 18-year-old insisted, sadly noting that she had suicidal thoughts at the height of depression. “I waited. Things fade.”
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Billie Eilish has been tapped to perform the theme song for new James Bond film No Time to Die.Producers confirmed that the Bad Guy singer had signed on to perform the title track for the upcoming spy movie on Tuesday, with the gig making her the young…
Billie Eilish has been tapped to perform the theme song for new James Bond film No Time to Die.
Producers confirmed that the Bad Guy singer had signed on to perform the title track for the upcoming spy movie on Tuesday, with the gig making her the youngest artist in the history of the franchise to the tackle the theme.
Billie has teamed up with her older brother and frequent collaborator, Finneas O’Connell, to work on the tune, described by Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli as “an incredibly powerful and moving song”.
Gushing about the historic role, the 18-year-old shared, “It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way. To be able to score the theme song to a film that is part of such a legendary series is a huge honour. James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock.”
While Finneas added, “Writing the theme song for a Bond film is something we’ve been dreaming about doing our entire lives. There is no more iconic pairing of music and cinema than the likes of Goldfinger and Live and Let Die. We feel so, so lucky to play a small role in such a legendary franchise, long live 007.”
Elsewhere, director Cary Joji Fukunaga insisted that James Bond fans will instantly fall in love with the song.
“There are a chosen few who record a Bond theme,” he commented. “I am a huge fan of Billie and Finneas. Their creative integrity and talent are second to none and I cannot wait for audiences to hear what they’ve brought – a fresh new perspective whose vocals will echo for generations to come.”
The track will be released to coincide with the global launch of No Time to Die, starring Daniel Craig, in April.
Billie follows in the footsteps of artists like Sam Smith, Adele, and Shirley Bassey in landing the prestigious honour.
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Billie Eilish has collaborated with H&M on a line of fashion merchandise.The Bad Guy singer is known for her edgy aesthetic, often wearing baggy trousers and long T-shirts for her concerts.Now, Billie has teamed with designers at the Swedish high stree…
Billie Eilish has collaborated with H&M on a line of fashion merchandise.
The Bad Guy singer is known for her edgy aesthetic, often wearing baggy trousers and long T-shirts for her concerts.
Now, Billie has teamed with designers at the Swedish high street retailer on a range, with pieces featuring oversized silhouettes and her official logos.
“We’re super excited about this merch collection drop,” said Emily Bjorkheim, H&M’s Head of Design Divided. “Billie Eilish is obviously an inspiring artist, but also someone a lot of people around the world admire for her personal style and empowering way of expressing her values. We want to enable her fans to step into her world and feel empowered to freely express their style as well.”
The collection is comprised of long, boxy T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirt dresses, joggers and T-shirt dresses in a colour palette of cream, black, pale green and pops of neon green. Accessories include beanies, bucket hats, socks and a belt bag.
According to an H&M representative, all items were manufactured from materials sourced in a more sustainable way.
In addition, the accompanying campaign includes work by 3D make-up artist Ines Alpha, from the main visuals to an exclusive Snapchat filter.
“I’m trying to push the boundaries of beauty and make-up by trying to offer more possibilities for self-expression. And with 3D it’s pretty much endless – for the H&M Billie Eilish merch campaign, I wanted to work with liquids from another planet, floating around the models and bringing colours and fun to this augmented world,” she added. “Those surrealistic 3D elements are living in the images, videos and the custom-made Snapchat filter for everyone to play with.”
The Billie Eilish merch collection is now available to buy from H&M boutiques around the world and online.
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Billie Eilish used to wear boys’ clothes and shoes growing up. The Bad Guy hitmaker, who is known for rocking baggy, oversized clothing, recently admitted in an interview with DJ Zane Lowe at the Apple Music Awards that she liked to wear clothes and sh…
Billie Eilish used to wear boys’ clothes and shoes growing up.
The Bad Guy hitmaker, who is known for rocking baggy, oversized clothing, recently admitted in an interview with DJ Zane Lowe at the Apple Music Awards that she liked to wear clothes and shoes designed for boys when she was younger and grew frustrated when they didn’t come in girls’ sizes.
“I grew up always getting boys’ shoes and boys’ clothes,” Billie said. “I (asked), ‘Do you have these in a women’s size?’ and the answer would always be no.”
This frustration was one of the reasons why the 17-year-old launched her own children’s clothing line in November, as she wanted youngsters to have “cool” outfits to wear.
“It’s the same thing (for kids) when you see a shirt for a grown-up,” she continued. “I talked to a lot of people I know that have kids and they are always talking about how there are no cool kids’ clothes. I don’t want anything to be limited… I didn’t want anyone to feel like they couldn’t get the clothes that they wanted.”
Her clothing line was an instant hit, with the neon green hoodie featuring her first name selling out on her merchandise shop Blohsh. Other items included matching neon green T-shirts and shorts featuring her name and matching white T-shirts and shorts emblazoned with the initials “BE”.
The teenage singer previously spoke about the limitations of gendered clothing in an episode of Complex’s video series Sneaker Shopping back in March. She revealed she gravitates towards men’s shoes because the big and bulky designs she likes are rarely offered in women’s sizes.
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Billie Eilish has dropped a children’s clothing line.The 17-year-old revealed on Instagram page that clothing designed for youngsters would be available on her merchandise shop Blohsh by sharing a video of herself being cuddled and climbed on by little…
Billie Eilish has dropped a children’s clothing line.
The 17-year-old revealed on Instagram page that clothing designed for youngsters would be available on her merchandise shop Blohsh by sharing a video of herself being cuddled and climbed on by little children at a photoshoot.
In the video, the kids can be seen wearing Billie’s signature style of neon green T-shirts and shorts featuring her first name and a matching beanie hat with Blohsh’s stick man logo as they surround the singer, who is sporting neon green roots, in front of a green photoshoot backdrop.
More of the clothing designs were posted on Blohsh’s official Instagram page, showing the children wearing matching white T-shirts and shorts featuring the initials “B E”, another young girl wearing a neon green “Billie” hoodie, and babies wearing a green babygrow with “Billie” written in bright yellow across the front.
“‘BILLIE EILISH KIDS’ LINE OUT NOW!!! GO SHOP 4 YA BABIES (posting more from da shoot so u can see all the bebes),” a rep for the online shop wrote in the caption.
The Bad Guy hitmaker launched the merchandise store earlier this year with a clothing collection of sweatshirts, T-shirts, and shorts in her signature baggy style. A new collection dropped in early October, followed by a special range of tour merchandise a few weeks later.
The news comes shortly after the teenager unveiled a 16-piece line with high street and online retailer Urban Outfitters. Featuring a palette of outlandish prints, lime green, black and tan, the collection includes T-shirts adorned with Billie’s face, along with a replica of her signature bucket hat, joggers, neon shorts, a balaclava embroidered with her name, a black ski mask and even a face mask.
She has previously worked with brands such as Calvin Klein, MCM, and Freak City.
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Billie Eilish has launched her unique merchandise collection with Urban Outfitters.The Bad Guy hitmaker has teamed up with executives at the high street and online retailer for the exclusive 16-piece line, which also includes vinyl copies of her single…
Billie Eilish has launched her unique merchandise collection with Urban Outfitters.
The Bad Guy hitmaker has teamed up with executives at the high street and online retailer for the exclusive 16-piece line, which also includes vinyl copies of her singles.
Featuring a palette of outlandish prints, lime green, black and tan, the collection includes T-shirts adorned with Billie’s face, along with a replica of her signature bucket hat, joggers, neon shorts, a balaclava embroidered with her name, a black ski mask and even a face mask so fans can copy her offbeat onstage style.
Prices range from $16 (£12) to $69 (£54), and the Urban Outfitters Exclusive Billie Eilish Collection is available now.
The 17-year-old is no stranger to collaborating with a fashion brand. Back in May, she appeared in Calvin Klein’s #MYCALVINS campaign alongside the likes of Kendall Jenner and Shawn Mendes and collaborated with fashion label Bershka on a capsule collection in August.
Billie is known for her edgy style, often wearing baggy trousers or shorts and long T-shirts, and showcased her talents with designers at the label on a range, with pieces featuring lots of black and acid brights.
Her last collaboration in September was with leather luxury goods brand MCM, releasing a range of unisex vegan merchandise. Billie’s limited-edition collection, which featured a green oversized hoodie, a black long-sleeve T-shirt, and a white short-sleeve T-shirt, was on sale for just two days at a pop-up event in Berlin, Germany.
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Anna Wintour is a big fan of Billie Eilish’s signature fashion aesthetic.The Bad Guy singer is known for her edgy outfits, often wearing baggy trousers and long T-shirts for her concerts and appearances. Eilish has recently teamed with the likes of Cal…
Anna Wintour is a big fan of Billie Eilish’s signature fashion aesthetic.
The Bad Guy singer is known for her edgy outfits, often wearing baggy trousers and long T-shirts for her concerts and appearances.
Eilish has recently teamed with the likes of Calvin Klein, Bershka, leather goods brands MCM, and streetwear company Freak City on capsule collections, and U.S. Vogue editor-in-chief Wintour has now shared that she is taking a keen interest in the 17-year-old’s clothing and career choices.
“What I like about Billie’s style is it’s very particular to her. She’s obviously channelling one person, which is herself,” she commented in a new video for Vogue’s Go Ask Anna series. “She came up to see us recently at Vogue. She was in head-to-toe, bright, bright orange and looked incredible. And I also want to celebrate, applaud her point of view and her activism on body positivity and how outspoken she is on that subject.”
Elsewhere in the conversation, Wintour spoke about a wide range of topics, including what it is like to go backstage at fashion shows and her interest in the rise of sustainable fabrics.
She also shared that she would one day like to see music stars FKA Twigs and Harry Styles walk the runway, though confessed she still gets a thrill out of watching top models strut their stuff.
“Of course, when someone like Cara Delevingne or Kendall (Jenner) appear on the runway when they don’t do it so much anymore, is also incredibly exciting,” the 69-year-old insisted.
And when it comes to choosing what to wear to fashion events, Wintour is very selective.
“Obviously, you (should showcase your) own personal style and also, it is always courteous to wear a look from the designer whose show you are about to see,” she noted.
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Billie Eilish’s fashion collaboration with Siberia Hills has been removed from sale after brand executives admitted to copying designs from an anime artist. The Bad Guy hitmaker teamed up with the streetwear brand to create a merchandise collection …
Billie Eilish’s fashion collaboration with Siberia Hills has been removed from sale after brand executives admitted to copying designs from an anime artist.
The Bad Guy hitmaker teamed up with the streetwear brand to create a merchandise collection comprised of two oversized hoodies and a T-shirt bearing anime designs.
The 17-year-old announced the pieces on social media last week, and fans of Japanese multimedia franchise Love Live! were quick to spot the similarities. They noted the character featured in the art was the popular Nozomi Tojo from Love Live! and seemed to resemble fan art created by artist Makoto Kurokawa.
The controversy prompted bosses at Siberia Hills to issue an apology in which they admitted to copying his artwork.
“To the talented artist Mr. Qurokawa (sic), we apologise for taking from your artwork for our merchandise collection with Billie Eilish. Billie and her team were not aware that we used your art, they just believed in the product,” they wrote in a statement posted on Instagram.
“We were the creative force behind this collaboration. To Billie and her fans, we apologise for causing this issue. These items will not be released. To those who already purchased, you will be refunded.”
The collection had been available to purchase through Eilish’s online merchandise portal, but they have since been removed from the site and all mentions have been taken down from her social media accounts.
Eilish has not yet commented on the controversy, but Kurokawa has thanked users for alerting him to the use of his artwork.
“I was informed that a company used one of my fan-art of an existing copyrighted character on the clothes for sale without permission. I didn’t permit them to use my fan-art for their design work. I didn’t permit them to use my fan-art for merchandise,” he tweeted. “My fan-art is a fan-art of an existing copyrighted character. The copyright belongs to the original holder. Unauthorised merchandise is not allowed.”
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Billie Eilish has been tapped to model Stella McCartney’s The Beatles-inspired collection. The 17-year-old, who is known for her baggy, androgynous clothing, has been making waves in the fashion world since she burst onto the music scene earlier this …
Billie Eilish has been tapped to model Stella McCartney’s The Beatles-inspired collection.
The 17-year-old, who is known for her baggy, androgynous clothing, has been making waves in the fashion world since she burst onto the music scene earlier this year, scoring collaborations with the likes of Calvin Klein, leather goods brands MCM, and streetwear company Freak City.
She has now been chosen to model McCartney’s All Together Now collection, which features pieces inspired by George Dunning’s 1968 animated musical Beatles film Yellow Submarine.
In an interview with i-D, the fashion designer, the daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney, explained that Eilish was a natural fit because they share similar beliefs.
“Billie, her brother and her whole family have a musical story which completely fits with my own upbringing. We’re all vegetarians, vegans and animal lovers; she’s a big horse lover, for example,” McCartney said. “We spent a lot of time talking about our obsession with horses and how they are completely healing and save our souls… It’s important for me to align myself with people that believe in the same things as I do, so I can have honest and true conversations.”
The 47-year-old also shared that Eilish, a lifelong vegetarian, is a huge fan of the Fab Four and is inspired by their songwriting.
“(She has) a strong message of identity and staying true to yourself, never compromising. That’s something The Beatles did too,” she added.
Their collaboration has been in the works for some time, as the Bad Guy hitmaker wore an outfit from the collection when she made her debut at Britain’s iconic Glastonbury Festival in June. She wore a baggy T-shirt and shorts adorned with cartoons of the Blue Meanies – the main antagonists in Yellow Submarine – and McCartney’s name.
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Billie Eilish has revealed she suffers from body dysmorphia.The 17-year-old became pop music’s newest sensation following the release of chart-topping debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, earlier this year, and she is already making w…
Billie Eilish has revealed she suffers from body dysmorphia.
The 17-year-old became pop music’s newest sensation following the release of chart-topping debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, earlier this year, and she is already making waves in the fashion world, appearing in campaigns for Calvin Klein and leather goods brand MCM and collaborating with streetwear company Freak City.
The Bad Guy singer is known for wearing baggy, androgynous clothes, and she has now shared in a cover interview with Rolling Stone magazine that she battles body dysmorphia, a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance.
“At dance, you wear really tiny clothes… And I’ve never felt comfortable in really tiny clothes. I was always worried about my appearance. That was the peak of my body dysmorphia. I couldn’t look in the mirror at all,” she confessed, recalling her time at a competitive dance company.
The Bury a Friend hitmaker joined the company at the age of 12 and began to feel self-conscious about her body because she was surrounded by “really pretty girls”.
“That was probably when I was the most insecure,” the star explained. “I wasn’t as confident. I couldn’t speak and just be normal. When I think about it or see pictures of me then, I was so not OK with who I was.”
Eilish had to quit dancing after she suffered a hip injury when she was 13, so she decided to pursue music instead.
She previously opened up about her decision to wear loose clothing in a Calvin Klein advert, and stated: “That’s why I wear baggy clothes. Nobody can have an opinion because they haven’t seen what’s underneath. Nobody can be like, ‘She’s slim-thick,’ ‘She’s not slim-thick,’ ‘She’s got a flat a*s,’ ‘She’s got a fat a*s.’ No one can say any of that because they don’t know.”
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