Naomi Campbell and Bella Hadid front Calvin Klein Underwear campaign

Naomi Campbell and Bella Hadid have stripped off for Calvin Klein Underwear’s latest campaign.The top models pose in the American label’s new underwear offerings for the fall 2019 marketing imagery, with the shots taken by photographer Daniel Jackson. …

Naomi Campbell and Bella Hadid have stripped off for Calvin Klein Underwear’s latest campaign.

The top models pose in the American label’s new underwear offerings for the fall 2019 marketing imagery, with the shots taken by photographer Daniel Jackson.

Labelled #MYCALVINS IRL (in real life), the pictures show Naomi and Bella in both filtered photos from a photoshoot and more relaxed snaps lensed at home.

“The fall 2019 Calvin Klein Underwear campaign, #MYCALVINS IRL – In Real Life – celebrates two totally different perspectives of what sexy looks like,” a Calvin Klein spokesperson explained of the concept. “The result blurs the line between the public image and private realities of our unapologetic cast and asks the question, how do you do sexy? Perfectly filtered or IRL raw?”

Other celebrities to feature in the campaign include DJ/producer Diplo, actor Jacob Elordi, NFL star Odell Beckham, Jr., actress Jelly Lin, musicians Beth Ditto and Lay Zhang, as well as models Matthew Noszka and Cara Taylor.

One half of Diplo’s image shows him standing with a serious gaze as he models a pair of boxer briefs, while the other half depicts him demonstrating a yoga pose. Euphoria star Jacob is also shown appearing to remove his sweatpants in his candid image, and Ditto models a black lacy bra as she reclines on a grey sofa.

The stars also front an accompanying campaign video directed by Bardia Zeinali.

“The #MYCALVINS IRL campaign brings a unique point of view on sexy by capturing both the posed and stripped-back sides,” they added. “The campaign brings to life the playful and pure perspective of sexy; one that encourages self-expression and underscores the idea that sexy is a state of mind.”

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Anwar Hadid: ‘My dad is my style inspiration’

Anwar Hadid has named his father as his main source of style inspiration.The 20-year-old counts models Gigi and Bella Hadid as his big sisters, and their mother is former model and star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Yolanda Hadid. But Anwar …

Anwar Hadid has named his father as his main source of style inspiration.

The 20-year-old counts models Gigi and Bella Hadid as his big sisters, and their mother is former model and star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Yolanda Hadid.

But Anwar confessed in an interview with Into The Gloss that it is his real estate developer father, Mohamed Hadid, who is his real fashion icon.

“He’s my style inspiration – not because our styles are similar, but because he’s always fresh. He’s put together every morning, almost like he wakes up like that – shaved face, smells good, looks clean. It seems effortless, but it can’t be, because for me it’s impossible,” he shared.

The model also explained that he gets agitated during photoshoots as his skin always breaks out after having heavy make-up on his face.

“I’ll ask literally anyone for skin tips. My biggest issue is that I get my make-up done for shoots, and I always break out from that. After a shoot, I’m running home to wash my face. I’d like to figure out what it is, but I guess some things just make my skin irritated,” Anwar stated.

The youngest Hadid sibling, who recently began dating British singer Dua Lipa, has a low maintenance skincare regime. Yet, even he has had one very memorable beauty fail.

“I’m not particular about my hair, but the one thing I wouldn’t do again was shave it all off. I did it with a disposable BIC razor, and I was really bald. It looked so ugly, but at least now I know,” he laughed.

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Shanina Shaik claims 2019 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has been cancelled

Shanina Shaik has claimed the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has been cancelled for 2019. The model, who has walked in the spectacle five times, dropped the bombshell during an interview with Australia’s The Daily Telegraph, in which she compla…

Shanina Shaik has claimed the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has been cancelled for 2019.

The model, who has walked in the spectacle five times, dropped the bombshell during an interview with Australia’s The Daily Telegraph, in which she complained about the gap in her busy work schedule.

“Unfortunately, the Victoria’s Secret show won’t be happening this year,” Shaik said. “It’s something I’m not used to because every year around this time I’m training like an Angel. But I’m sure in the future something will happen, which I’m pretty sure about.”

She went on to explain that the prestigious fashion event, which has featured the likes of models Lily Aldridge, Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Karlie Kloss, and Barbara Palvin, is looking to rebrand.

“I’m sure they’re trying to work on branding and new ways to do the show because it’s the best show in the world,” the 28-year-old added.

Shaik made her debut for Victoria’s Secret back in 2011 and appeared annually on the catwalk before taking a two-year break. She returned to the runway for the 2018 event held in New York City.

The news of the apparent cancellation comes after it was revealed that the show – which has featured musical performances from artists including Rihanna, The Weeknd, Kanye West and Maroon 5 – may not be broadcast on TV in the U.S.

Back in May, editors at CNBC reported that Victoria’s Secret bosses didn’t think television wasn’t the “right fit” for the annual presentation, and instead may stream it online.

According to the outlet, last year’s lingerie extravaganza had the worst ratings in its broadcast history.

A spokesperson for Victoria’s Secret has not yet responded to Shaik’s comments.

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Bella Hadid and Adut Akech front Missoni’s fall 19 campaign

Bella Hadid and Adut Akech are fronting the campaign for Missoni’s fall/winter 2019 collection.The two models travelled to the surreal volcanic landscape of Cappadocia, Turkey for the photoshoot, which was helmed by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus P…

Bella Hadid and Adut Akech are fronting the campaign for Missoni’s fall/winter 2019 collection.

The two models travelled to the surreal volcanic landscape of Cappadocia, Turkey for the photoshoot, which was helmed by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott under the creative direction of the Italian brand’s artistic director Angela Missoni and stylists Vanessa Reid and Mobolaji Dawodu.

“Geometric forms, sophisticated monochromatic hues, supernatural apparitions silhouetted against the terrain and intergalactic travellers,” a Missoni brand rep captioned a snap of Hadid and Akech on Instagram.

The low-angle shot shows the models posing in front of a rocky terrain with blue sky in the background while sporting colour blocked knitted garments and large, geometric earrings.

A single snap depicts Akech wearing a jumpsuit made from Missoni’s signature knitted fabric, while a group shot includes Hadid alongside male model Alton Mason.

And Akech appeared to be thrilled with the final result, as she shared a gushing post on Instagram alongside a series of images from the campaign.

“Excited for the new @missoni FW19 campaign shot by my sweethearts @mertalas @macpiggott in turkey,” the 19-year-old wrote. “@missbrunello (Angela Missoni) and your entire team thank you for having me and for an unforgettable trip to the beautiful city of Cappadocia Turkey I’ve never seen anything like it and I’ll never forget. I’m so lucky I got to shoot this campaign with some of my favourite people ever. Thank you to everyone that worked so hard on and offset you guys were the absolute dream team!”

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Bella Hadid fronts campaign for Michael Kors’ new charitable T-shirt

Bella Hadid has been tapped to front the campaign for Michael Kors’ latest charitable initiative.The 22-year-old, who often appears in the American designer’s runway shows, fronts the marketing imagery for the label’s #MKGO Rainbow capsule for summer 2…

Bella Hadid has been tapped to front the campaign for Michael Kors’ latest charitable initiative.

The 22-year-old, who often appears in the American designer’s runway shows, fronts the marketing imagery for the label’s #MKGO Rainbow capsule for summer 2019 – which is inspired by Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising that launched the gay rights movement in the U.S. and around the world.

In addition, Bella poses in a special #MKGO Rainbow Pride T-shirt, with 100 per cent of the proceeds benefitting God’s Love We Deliver, a non-profit organisation and pillar of the LGBTQ+ community that cooks and delivers 1.8 million meals annually to those too sick to shop or cook for themselves throughout the New York area.

“God’s Love We Deliver has always been near and dear to my heart,” said Kors in a statement. “During the ’80s, when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was raging through New York City, they were one of the first organisations to be there for the gay community. It’s an honour to donate to them today through sales of the #MKGO Rainbow Pride T-shirt.”

Model Austin Augie joins Bella in the campaign too, with the rest of the capsule collection including classic silhouettes, casual separates and signature logo accessories with optimistic hues and rainbow motifs.

Other highlights include a sequined T-shirt dress, high-top sneakers, as well as a quilted Whitney shoulder bag.

“Pride is about celebrating your authentic self and remembering all the incredible people who came before us to get us where we are today,” added Kors. “This capsule is about getting dressed with joy and celebrating each other.”

The #MKGO Rainbow Pride T-shirt is priced at $58 (£45).

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Calvin Klein won’t hire another high-profile creative director

Calvin Klein has no plans to hire another high-profile creative director following the exit of Raf Simons.During the Belgian designer’s two-year stint at the American label, he helped to take the company in a new direction, introducing an eyewear colle…

Calvin Klein has no plans to hire another high-profile creative director following the exit of Raf Simons.

During the Belgian designer’s two-year stint at the American label, he helped to take the company in a new direction, introducing an eyewear collection and adding edgy flair to the fashion ranges.

But since it was confirmed that Simons was departing the brand in December, executives at the PVH-owned fashion house have undertaken a major restructure, with Calvin Klein’s chief marketing officer Marie Gulin-Merle now indicating that they won’t be seeking to employ another big name to helm the brand.

“The old playbook has to be reinvented,” she said in an interview with Business of Fashion, adding that bosses will look to hire a new designer at some point. “We don’t want to use any of the old recipes.”

Gulin-Merle went on to explain that one of the key strategies for the brand going forward is to focus on the sale of jeans and underwear, as well as the development of the so-called “InCKubator” – which will involve four to six initiatives across the year, with each project involving clothing, retail spaces and “collaborations with tech platforms”.

However, the executive is adamant that the drops will vary from other capsule or limited-edition options currently on the market.

“There isn’t a pre-definition or preconceived recipe,” added Gulin-Merle. “We don’t want to invent the next chapter in a meeting room, isolated. I think the brand is at its best when it connects with culture, and one of InCKubator’s functions is to connect with culture through these communities – not just culture at large, or what we think we know from (Calvin Klein’s headquarters at) 205 West 39th Street.”

The news comes days after a spokesperson for Calvin Klein was forced to issue an apology after fans called out the latest video in the brand’s #MyTruth campaign for “queer-baiting”. The clip showed model Bella Hadid kissing female CGI influencer Lil Miquela, with members of the LGBTQ community outraged by the content.

“We understand and acknowledge how featuring someone who identifies as heterosexual in a same-sex kiss could be perceived as queer-baiting. As a company with a longstanding tradition of advocating for LGTBQ+ rights, it was certainly not our intention to misrepresent the LGTBQ+ community. We sincerely regret any offence we caused,” the rep stated.

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Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk front new Versace Eyewear ads

Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk are the new faces of Versace Eyewear.Bella appears alongside Brazilian male model Joao Knorr in the futuristic stills for the fashion house’s new range of sunglasses, while Irina is fronting Versace’s chic optical collection…

Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk are the new faces of Versace Eyewear.

Bella appears alongside Brazilian male model Joao Knorr in the futuristic stills for the fashion house’s new range of sunglasses, while Irina is fronting Versace’s chic optical collection for its spring/summer 2019 campaign.

“See the world through the eyes of Versace,” the Italian label announced on their website, with a series of images from their new ads. “Versace sunglasses provide the finishing touch to any look, and suit a multitude of styles.

“Made by the best optical craftsmen in the world, Versace Eyewear is modern elegance for the face.”

Irina wears a floral headscarf and a crocheted floral dress in the images, complemented by the retro cat-eye style glasses perched on her face. In a short clip shared on Versace’s Instagram, the mother-of-one is seen playfully texting on her phone before looking into the camera.

Bella poses alongside Joao in the black-and-white snaps, while wearing a pair of round aviator sunglasses, with her hair scraped back into a chic ponytail.

The model is no stranger to working with the iconic label – she and her sister Gigi both walked the Versace catwalk, alongside Irina, at the star-studded show during Milan Fashion Week in February.

Bella was also recently announced as the face of streetwear brand Kith’s collaboration with the fashion house.

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Naomi Campbell: ‘Fame never motivated ’90s models’

Naomi Campbell and her fellow ’90s supermodels were never bothered by the fame aspect of their job.Supermodels began to dominate the entertainment scene in the late ’80s, with an army of beauties cementing their A-list status when George Michael hired …

Naomi Campbell and her fellow ’90s supermodels were never bothered by the fame aspect of their job.

Supermodels began to dominate the entertainment scene in the late ’80s, with an army of beauties cementing their A-list status when George Michael hired Naomi, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz, Christy Turlington and Cindy Crawford to star in his Freedom! ’90 music video after he refused to appear. The idea came about after he spotted the five women on the January 1990 cover of British Vogue magazine.

Despite their global fame, Naomi is adamant that in the pre-social media days, she and her peers never courted the celebrity world.

“I adore Gigi and Bella (Hadid), I embrace them, they are hard-working girls. So, I can only speak for my generation of women: Linda, Christy, Stephanie (Seymour), Tatjana, Kate (Moss). We never cared about fame, we never thought about the word ‘celebrity,'” she told Grazia. “We just kept on working and it was for the creativity and the prestige. It was a smaller-knit industry. We were equally as surprised at the curiosity in our lives. I remember waking up in Milan and being shocked to see a report about what I had eaten for breakfast the day before on the front page of a newspaper!”

The interest in the 48-year-old’s life has never waned, with recent rumoured romances with Liam Payne, 25, and Skepta, 36, dominating headlines.

She’s also found herself pitted against Kim Kardashian in recent months, with many accusing the reality TV star of copying some of Naomi’s most iconic looks.

“You know what my mother always said? ‘Imitation is a form of flattery,’ and I am a model and all I care about is that whoever the person is that they are (copying), that they credit the designer,” she smiled.

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Bella Hadid and Carla Bruni look like twins at Cannes party

Bella Hadid, 22, and 51-year-old Carla Bruni had people seeing double as they posed together at the Cannes Film Festival party.The two models cuddled up for a picture at the Dior and Vogue Paris dinner on Wednesday night, with both sporting similar hai…

Bella Hadid, 22, and 51-year-old Carla Bruni had people seeing double as they posed together at the Cannes Film Festival party.

The two models cuddled up for a picture at the Dior and Vogue Paris dinner on Wednesday night, with both sporting similar hairstyles and make-up looks.

Gazing into the camera through their bangs, Bella and Carla shared an uncanny resemblance in the black and white photo, despite the nearly 30-year age difference.

“With my (slightly younger) sister @bellahadid at the @vogueparis x @Dior dinner in Cannes,” Carla captioned the Instagram post.

“Love you so very much,” Bella wrote underneath.

Bella’s mum Yolanda Hadid also left two heart emojis in the comments section, while Shalom Harlow posted three hearts and wrote “beauties”.

Other stars to attend the prestigious dinner included Shailene Woodley, Monica Bellucci, Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross, as well as Eva Herzigova.

Earlier in May, Carla once again highlighted her resemblance to Bella with a throwback photo of last year’s Cannes Film Festival.

“Do I have a hidden daughter @bellahadid,” she captioned the second black and white photo.

The annual film festival is always a fashionable affair, with models descending onto the French Riviera city each year. L’Oreal, as the beauty sponsor of the event, sends a handful of its spokesmodels to represent the cosmetics giant on the red carpet.

The festival kicked off on Tuesday and runs until 25 May. Bella was one of the guests in attendance for the Rocketman Cannes screening on Thursday.

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Designers and models slam Alabama’s controversial anti-abortion law

Top fashion designers and models are among those slamming Alabama’s new anti-abortion law.Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the controversial bill on Wednesday evening, after senators from the U.S. State passed the bill late the previous day, w…

Top fashion designers and models are among those slamming Alabama’s new anti-abortion law.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the controversial bill on Wednesday evening, after senators from the U.S. State passed the bill late the previous day, with the law only allowing for terminations of ectopic pregnancy, if the unborn child has a “lethal anomaly” or to “avoid a serious health risk to the unborn child’s mother”.

Under the legislation, doctors who perform abortions may face life in prison, and while Democrats attempted to re-introduce an amendment to exempt rape and incest victims, they were unsuccessful – with a number of members of the fashion community now speaking out over the divisive law.

Taking to Instagram, Zac Posen uploaded a picture of a poster with the words, “Abortion is a personal decision, not a legal debate,” and in the caption wrote, “Deeply shocked and disappointed by Alabama criminalising abortion. I know from my mother what it was like for women before Roe v. Wade. Women’s rights are human rights. Let’s move forward, not backwards.”

In her statement, Ivey commented that she was aware the new law may be unenforceable due to the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v Wade decision in 1973 which legalised abortion in all 50 states, but insisted that the new regulation was passed with the aim of challenging that law.

Elsewhere, luxury footwear designer Brian Atwood shared vintage images of women fighting for the right to have abortions and added, “Total BS!!! Alabama wake the f**k up! We will not stand for this!!!! Men will not govern a woman’s body!!!!”

While model Bella Hadid reposted a comment on the issue penned by artist Petra Collins, and Hailey Bieber shared a Twitter user’s post on her Instagram Stories in which they pointed out that the 22 Alabama senators who voted for the bill were all male.

Other A-listers including Lady Gaga, Alyssa Milano, Sarah Silverman, Ava DuVernay, Chris Evans, and Padma Lakshmi have all spoken out over the law too.

The bill will not take effect for six months after becoming law.

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