Christina Ricci and Dianna Agron star in Roger Vivier campaign

Christina Ricci and Dianna Agron have been tapped to star in a campaign for footwear brand Roger Vivier.The Sleepy Hollow actress and Glee star appear in the short film, titled “Abracashoes”, by the luxury French brand’s creative director Gherardo Fell…

Christina Ricci and Dianna Agron have been tapped to star in a campaign for footwear brand Roger Vivier.

The Sleepy Hollow actress and Glee star appear in the short film, titled “Abracashoes”, by the luxury French brand’s creative director Gherardo Felloni, who also makes a cameo in the clip.

In the footage, Ricci plays a magician and shoe thief, who is performing in a theatre. She chooses Agron’s character, who is wearing a pair of black Belle Vivier pumps, from the audience to be her volunteer and she lies down in a box.

Ricci’s illusionist performs a trick in which she saws Agron in half, but then steals the shoes from her feet while she’s stuck in the box and runs away. The clip ends with Agron yelling, “She stole my shoes”, and Fellini, as an audience member, laughing hysterically. Ricci is seen putting the shoes in an empty compartment of her magician’s box, revealing that she has been collecting different versions of the Belle Vivier. She stores the pumps away as she whispers, “Abracashoes”.

Explaining why he chose his campaign stars, Felloni described Ricci as “one of my dream actresses who I really admire” and Agron as “a talented young actress… Her beauty and sex appeal seduced me at first sight.”

Felloni creative directed the film, which was helmed by Nicolangelo Gelormini and styled by Elisa Nadin. It was shot over two days at Milan’s Teatro Gerolamo in December.

Abracashoes is the third film Felloni has made since joining the brand in 2018 – the first one starred French cinema icon Catherine Deneuve and the second featured Thelma & Louise actress Susan Sarandon.

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Nicole Kidman creates new fragrances for every character she plays

Nicole Kidman is so big on scents she conjures up new fragrances to represent every character she plays. The Big Little Lies star makes her own oil-based perfumes before every new project, but never gives away her ingredients. “I’ll get asked what …

Nicole Kidman is so big on scents she conjures up new fragrances to represent every character she plays.

The Big Little Lies star makes her own oil-based perfumes before every new project, but never gives away her ingredients.

“I’ll get asked what it is, but it’s my secret mix – I never give it away,” she tells Harper’s Bazaar. “Every role I play has a different scent. For Big Little Lies, I created a very particular perfume for my character, Celeste, to wear.”

While she’s fussy about her smells, Nicole admits she’s an easy girl next door when it comes to haircare.

“I’m so low-maintenance it’s crazy,” she chuckles, “I’m the girl who doesn’t want to sit in a salon chair for more than 30 minutes. Just do my roots and get me out of there.”

And she sticks to no-fuss items when it comes to applying and removing her favourite cosmetics.

“I was taught to take off all of my makeup every night, but if I’ve been working all day I’ll use a cleansing wipe to make it quick and easy,” she tells the publication. “They’re great for travelling because you can get them through security.

“And there’s always a lip gloss in my bag. If I swipe on some gloss and curl my lashes in the morning, I look pulled together…”

But her simple routine doesn’t mean Nicole isn’t a lover of style, confessing she draws inspiration from classic Hollywood icons like Catherine Deneuve and Grace Kelly, who she played in 2014 film Grace of Monaco.

“Their beauty is timeless,” she explains.

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Chanel redesigns iconic No. 5 perfume bottle

Chanel has redesigned its iconic No. 5 perfume bottle for the first time in the brand’s history.The scent was first released in 1921 and has gone on to become one of the most famous fragrances in the world, thanks to campaigns fronted by the likes of M…

Chanel has redesigned its iconic No. 5 perfume bottle for the first time in the brand’s history.

The scent was first released in 1921 and has gone on to become one of the most famous fragrances in the world, thanks to campaigns fronted by the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve and Nicole Kidman.

Now, Chanel are releasing a limited-edition revamp of No. 5 in red, which can already be pre-ordered from the label’s official website, and can be bought in stores from 2 November (18).

The perfume is known for its clean rectangular clear glass bottle with a facetted stopper and minimalist branding, and now is available in either vibrant red glass for the 100ml Eau de Toilette and Eau de Parfum, or a more luxurious option, the red Baccarat crystal offered as a 900ml Parfum. Only 55 of the latter have been manufactured.

Chanel has noted that red was the favourite colour of the label’s founder, Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, who once said that she preferred the shade as it is “the colour of life, the colour of blood,” and only wanted to dress women in black, white, beige, gold – and red.

Aside from its exciting new fragrance project, the French fashion house recently unveiled its first campaign images from a shoot with Penelope Cruz; a nautical-themed display courtesy of creative director Karl Lagerfeld.

The Spanish beauty sports looks from the upcoming 2018/2019 cruise collection, including berets, evening dresses and jackets, and previously praised the fashion mogul for his campaign vision.

“It’s such an iconic brand and Karl is a genius, and I’ve been admiring everything he’s done since I was a little girl, so it’s such a pleasure working with him,” she smiled during an interview with WWD. “He’s like the king of fashion and we had a really, really interesting photo shoot, so to be in front of his camera is an adventure.”

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