Dua Lipa trying out new hair colours every week during lockdown

Dua Lipa’s boyfriend Anwar Hadid has been dyeing her hair a new colour every week during lockdown. The New Rules singer, who has been self-isolating with the model in London, debuted pink hair on social media back in April and has been changing it up …

Dua Lipa’s boyfriend Anwar Hadid has been dyeing her hair a new colour every week during lockdown.

The New Rules singer, who has been self-isolating with the model in London, debuted pink hair on social media back in April and has been changing it up ever since, with her showing off an orange and a red hue over the past few months.

In an interview with British Vogue magazine, the 24-year-old shared that Anwar, the brother of models Gigi and Bella Hadid, has been heavily involved in the dyeing process.

“I’m with my boyfriend Anwar… Anwar has been dyeing my hair all kinds of colours – pink, orange, red – it has been a different colour every week,” she told the magazine.

For the new issue of the fashion bible, a range of stars including Ricky Martin and Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra sent in pictures depicting their life in lockdown. In Dua and Anwar’s photo, the couple can be seen posing on a sofa in the middle of playing an X-Box game. She is wearing multi-coloured crotchet shorts and a cropped black jumper bearing a white smiley face, while Anwar sports a Metallica T-shirt and sweatpants.

Elsewhere in the interview, Dua shared that they have also been spending time during lockdown learning new recipes.

“Yesterday we made lamb maeloubah – Anwar’s dad sent us the recipe,” she said. “It was fun to cook together, which is lucky because it was a three-hour activity; it’s the most ambitious thing I have ever set out to make.. It’s quite rewarding when it turns out like the picture. Today I’m making a leek stew my mum would cook, which really takes me back to my childhood.”

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Edward Enninful wins top prize at Professional Publishers Awards

Edward Enninful has been honoured with the Consumer Editor prize at the Professional Publishers Awards.The British Vogue editor, who has made it his mission to make fashion more diverse since taking over at the world famous magazine in late 2017, was a…

Edward Enninful has been honoured with the Consumer Editor prize at the Professional Publishers Awards.

The British Vogue editor, who has made it his mission to make fashion more diverse since taking over at the world famous magazine in late 2017, was also lauded for Vogue’s September 2019 #ForcesForChange issue.

Sharing his joy on his social media channels, the Ghana-born British editor was quick to thank his team.

“I’m truly humbled to have been awarded Consumer Editor of the Year at the @PPA_Live awards,” he began. “I’m also thrilled to say that #BritishVogue’s September 2019 #ForcesForChange issue – guest-edited by the inimitable Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex @SussexRoyal – has won Diversity Initiative of the Year. Many thanks to my amazing team, the best an editor could ask for. Here’s to more successes! #PPAAwards

“Photographed by the late, great @TheRealPeterLindbergh, with fashion editors @Edward_Enninful and @TheRealGraceCoddington.”

He also name-checked hairstylists Didier Malige and Serge Normant, make-up artists Val Garland and Diane Kendal, and manicurists Lorraine Griffin and Yuko Tsuchihashi, as well as all the cover stars of the issue.

In other news, Vogue International editor Suzy Menkes is departing the role after six years.

“I have enjoyed every moment of my time as Editor, Vogue International, and I am proud of everything I have achieved at the company,” Menkes told Business of Fashion in an email. “The current global situation has given me – and all of us – pause for reflection. And so it is time for a new adventure, which I look forward to with excitement.”

She officially leaves in October.

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Emma Watson: ‘Never buy clothes unless they’re perfect’

Emma Watson won’t buy clothes unless she deems them perfect.The Harry Potter actress was recently named as one of the new board members at luxury conglomerate Kering.And in a chat with British Vogue, she explained how people could shop smart by choosin…

Emma Watson won’t buy clothes unless she deems them perfect.

The Harry Potter actress was recently named as one of the new board members at luxury conglomerate Kering.

And in a chat with British Vogue, she explained how people could shop smart by choosing quality over quantity.

“Invest in (higher quality items) and don’t buy fashion you’ll throw away. Never buy anything unless it’s perfect. I’ve convinced myself to buy some strange things because I said I’d alter them or I’d grow etc. And I don’t!” the activist said.

The Beauty and the Beast star lives by the mantra of her clothes having a cost per wear, meaning every time she wears it, it reduces the overall cost.

“A bargain isn’t a bargain if you never wear it or it falls apart! I often leave a shop and if I don’t go back for the item, it’s a sign I didn’t really want it,” Emma commented.

Further in the chat, the 30-year-old shared her advice on how to become an expert at buying eco-friendly pieces.

“Really learning about yourself, who you are, and what you actually wear enables you to be a smarter buyer,” said the star, who is also serving as chair of the Kering’s sustainability committee. “Tailoring, modifying and being creative with clothes gives them a longer life, more meaning and personality.”

She also disclosed that she keeps all of her old clothes, and took a dress to a photoshoot earlier this year that she first wore when she was 15.

“I carefully archive and catalogue everything special I wear in my wardrobe and keep everything!” she laughed. “The best-dressed people I know have figured out their formula and know they tend to wear a few favourite things over and over again.”

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Kate Moss sticks to skincare ‘bare essentials’

Kate Moss prefers sticking to the bare essentials when it comes to taking care of her face.The supermodel was quizzed on her beauty routine during an interview with British Vogue, and she revealed that just a serum and a face cream is enough for her – …

Kate Moss prefers sticking to the bare essentials when it comes to taking care of her face.

The supermodel was quizzed on her beauty routine during an interview with British Vogue, and she revealed that just a serum and a face cream is enough for her – though her products of choice carry a hefty price tag.

“I don’t really have a regime, it’s the bare essentials!” Kate laughed. “I like washing my face so use a face wash and then sometimes I use a serum, but usually I go straight for the Decorte AQ Meliority Intensive Cream, and I’ll add a couple of drops of the Decorte Vitality Tincture too. It works.”

The 46-year-old is such a fan of the Japanese beauty brand that she gifted the Vitality Tincture, with ingredients such as nourishing baobab oils, to her girlfriends at Christmas.

“It has onsen water in – I actually went to the onsens when I was in Japan, they’re amazing,” she shared, adding that she uses a jade roller to help the products sink into her skin.

Kate also has a foolproof beauty trick, which she learned while watching Faye Dunaway in the 1981 Joan Crawford biography Mommie Dearest.

“Ice in water really works for me, that’s my favourite trick. If I’m feeling a bit puffy or tired I fill a bowl of water with ice cubes and a bit of cucumber. You just stick your head in and out for a few minutes and you feel fresh as a daisy!” the mother-of-one revealed. “It takes all the puffiness away and brings the blood to the surface. It’s a winner.”

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Gigi and Bella Hadid’s donated items raise $20,000 for charity

Gigi and Bella Hadid have helped raise $20,000 (£16,000) for charity by donating designer items to an auction.The siblings, along with fellow models including Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen, teamed up with fashion bible British Vo…

Gigi and Bella Hadid have helped raise $20,000 (£16,000) for charity by donating designer items to an auction.

The siblings, along with fellow models including Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen, teamed up with fashion bible British Vogue and the online retailer Hardly Ever Worn It for the star-studded The Way We Wore sale, which raised funds for the NHS (National Health Service) Charities Together and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) organisations.

The model sisters donated four items between them and the most popular pieces proved to be Gigi’s Dior saddle bag, which sold for $5,000 (£4,000), and Bella’s paint-splattered Miu Miu boots, which sold for a whopping $13,660 (£10,800).

“These Miu Miu boots mean so much to me. I wore them for the brand’s spring/summer ’20 campaign,” the 23-year-old said as she offered them up for the auction. “To begin with they were plain beige, but as I got messy with paints, I realised the boots were becoming an art piece in themselves. I asked if I could keep them to eventually auction for a cause that I felt passionately about, and this is the perfect opportunity.”

And her older sister Gigi, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, was keen to donate pieces from her wardrobe, including clothing from Rihanna’s Fenty collection, to benefit worthy causes.

“I appreciate the opportunity to give back in this way, and hope that whoever ends up with these pieces – The Fenty top and skirt, and Dior Saddle bag – really enjoys them, knowing that their contribution will help those struggling due to Covid-19. Zayn and I send our love and best wishes to everyone,” she wrote.

More than 30 items were donated by famous faces, including Adut Akech’s blue tweed Chanel bag, which was sold for $5,200 (£4,100).

The auction raised more than $67,000 (£53,000) in total.

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Adwoa Aboah questioned identity after reading ex-British Vogue editor’s comments

Adwoa Aboah wondered if she was “black enough” after seeing former British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman describe her as “mixed race” and “posh”. The 28-year-old, who has a Ghanaian father and a white mother whose family are members of British nobili…

Adwoa Aboah wondered if she was “black enough” after seeing former British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman describe her as “mixed race” and “posh”.

The 28-year-old, who has a Ghanaian father and a white mother whose family are members of British nobility, featured on the December 2017 issue of British Vogue – current editor-in-chief Edward Enninful’s first-ever cover.

In an interview with The Guardian days after the cover was released, Enninful’s predecessor Shulman insisted she had offered Aboah the cover before but the model turned it down, and described her as “the perfect mixture of mixed race, sort of posh Notting Hill royalty”.

In a candid post on Instagram over the weekend, the Gurls Talk founder reflected on the lack of diversity and inclusion on British Vogue covers over the years and admitted that Shulman’s comment made her question her identity.

“Before my @britishvogue cover, black faces had only been featured on the cover 12 times in 25 years. I remember thinking ‘am I even black enough?’ after reading that I was the perfect combination of mixed race, posh, and from Nottinghill (sic),” she wrote. “This felt like a complete disregard for who I was, how hard I’d worked, and my family / heritage, whilst at the same time dismissing anyone who hadn’t grown up the way I had. It seemed for some that I was JUST enough black to be on the cover of a high fashion magazine. It still rests heavy on me, this clarification that there are some out there that don’t see me as a black at all; in the way they talk around me, the language they use.”

Aboah also shared a series of her favourite entries in the Vogue Challenge, in which aspiring photographers and models create their own DIY Vogue covers in response to the conversation about diversity in the fashion industry amid the Black Lives Matter movement.

“All a testament to the sheer brillance of black and brown people, a reminder to be seen, a celebration of inclusivity, and ever-inspiring talent. A manifestation of the want for change and a need for an inclusive approach to fashion. I want to see these faces, I need to see these faces!!!!” she concluded, before making it clear she was “proud” of her 2017 cover.

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Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen donate clothing for charity auction

Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen have all donated clothing from their personal collections in support of a charity auction.The models have teamed up with bosses at British Vogue and the luxury resale retail site Hardly Ever Worn It to of…

Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen have all donated clothing from their personal collections in support of a charity auction.

The models have teamed up with bosses at British Vogue and the luxury resale retail site Hardly Ever Worn It to offer up designer items from their closets to benefit the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) Charities Together organisation as well as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Among the items up for grabs are Gigi’s Dior Saddle bag, Joan’s Givenchy carryall bag, and a Dior wrap dress from Helena, alongside other coveted items such as Bella Hadid’s paint-splattered Miu Miu boots, a cream Chanel jacket from Kendall Jenner, and Christian Siriano dresses donated by Ashley Graham and Karlie Kloss.

And Kate Moss has even offered up an Alexander McQueen jacket for The Way We Wore auction, which will launch on Tuesday and finish on Friday. Each item will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, with proceeds directly benefitting the charities.

The models have also snapped a selfie of themselves posing with the item they’re donating, and the pictures were unveiled in British Vogue’s July 2020 edition, alongside news of the auction.

In Gigi’s black-and-white photo, she is seen standing alongside her boyfriend Zayn Malik, who wears her Dior Saddle bag on his back, while Joan is depicted sat on a stool wearing nothing but a pair of black bikini bottoms and the Givenchy slung over her shoulder.

The items are available to view on vogue.hardlyeverwornit.com.

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Edward Enninful featuring ‘everyday heroes’ on latest British Vogue cover

Edward Enninful has thanked frontline workers in the U.K. amid the coronavirus crisis by featuring “everyday heroes” on the cover of British Vogue.London Overground train driver Narguis Horsford, community midwife Rachel Millar, and supermarket worker …

Edward Enninful has thanked frontline workers in the U.K. amid the coronavirus crisis by featuring “everyday heroes” on the cover of British Vogue.

London Overground train driver Narguis Horsford, community midwife Rachel Millar, and supermarket worker Anisa Omar are the stars of the July 2020 issue of the fashion bible, and in a statement, the editor-in-chief explained how he was inspired to celebrate those “putting their lives on the line” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Though our pages are always filled with lived experience – joy, sadness and drama – first and foremost, Vogue proudly waves the flag for fashion, in all its empowering, escapist, lavish and identity-affording capabilities,” Enninful said. “We will always do that – this issue included.

“But this moment required something extra special, too: a moment of thanks.”

The 48-year-old wanted to shine a light on the valiant efforts of the doctors, nurses and hospital workers in the National Health Service (NHS), as well as bus and Tube drivers, postmen and women, and supermarket workers, who are making “huge sacrifices” amid the virus outbreak.

The issue also features a 20-page portfolio of frontline workers, with pictures taken by photographer Jamie Hawkesworth, who cycled around London to capture the images while social distancing.

“If you had told me at the beginning of the year that @BritishVogue’s July cover stars would feature a community midwife, a train driver, and supermarket worker, I might not have believed you. But, as our nation perseveres against Covid-19, we find ourselves leaning not on the powers that be, but on ordinary people and their extraordinary strength and kindness,” Enninful added on Instagram, alongside images of the three covers.

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Hailey Bieber: ‘I used to steal my dad’s clothes’

Hailey Bieber used to raid her dad’s wardrobe when she was younger.The model, who is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin, has revealed in a new interview with British Vogue that she’s always been a big fan of wearing oversized clothes and would regul…

Hailey Bieber used to raid her dad’s wardrobe when she was younger.

The model, who is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin, has revealed in a new interview with British Vogue that she’s always been a big fan of wearing oversized clothes and would regularly scour her famous father’s closet for pieces when she was growing up.

“I always used to steal my dad’s clothes because I liked wearing everything oversized,” Hailey told the publication. “Like his tees and trucker jackets, even his 501s. I’ve been wearing (Levi’s) 501 cut-offs since I can remember… they make me feel like me.”

The 23-year-old is currently serving as one of the faces of Levi’s new Festival Style campaign and insisted she’s always loved the iconic American label.

“Levi’s is a brand that lets you be yourself. That’s important to me,” she explained, noting that she always seeks out jeans she knows she’ll be able to wear “again and again”.

And Hailey was full of praise for Jaden Smith, whom she stars alongside in the festival-themed Levi’s campaign.

“Jaden is amazing. He’s so creative and brings such an amazing spirit to everything he does, I think it’s the performer in him. I love that we got to work together on this,” the model shared, adding that the shoot was “just a fun day hanging out with friends”.

Hailey, who is married to popstar Justin Bieber, also explained that she’s been enjoying her time holed up at home during the Covid-19 lockdown.

“A high has definitely been all the baking I’ve been doing. I absolutely love it,” she smiled.

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Judi Dench dislikes how she looks in Cats

Judi Dench doesn’t like how her character looks in the live-action Cats movie.The Oscar-winning actress played the wise and beloved elderly cat Old Deuteronomy in director Tom Hooper’s big-screen adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, which was…

Judi Dench doesn’t like how her character looks in the live-action Cats movie.

The Oscar-winning actress played the wise and beloved elderly cat Old Deuteronomy in director Tom Hooper’s big-screen adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, which was released last year.

The movie faced a barrage of criticism, notably for its visual effects, with eagle-eyed viewers noticing that the digital fur technology, which made the actors look like felines, had been missed in one scene and Dench’s human hand, complete with wedding ring, was visible.

During her cover interview with British Vogue magazine, the 85-year-old revealed she disliked her character’s costume, with her stating: “The cloak I was made to wear! Like five foxes f**king on my back.”

Dench, who hasn’t seen the film due to her deteriorating eyesight, told the publication that she was appalled at how she looked once the digital fur technology had been applied in post-production.

“A battered, mangy old cat,” she said, noting that she hoped she would’ve looked elegant as the Jellicle cat tribe’s matriarch. “A great big orange bruiser. What’s that about?”

However, she noted that she received a message of support from her Skyfall co-star Ben Whishaw, who was quick to lavish praise on her performance.

“I had a very nice email… no, not an email. A text, from Ben Whishaw, who just doted on it. So sweet. So lovely,” she added.

Elsewhere in the interview, she bristled at the thought of retiring from acting and said she’s holding out for a role that’s different to anything she’s played before.

“(Someone) who everyone thinks is a kindly, saintly, beatified kind of person, and she’s actually killing people,” Dench laughed.

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