Claudia Schiffer once hired security guards to stop underwear thieves

Claudia Schiffer has recalled how she once had to hire security guards to stop people from stealing her underwear.The German beauty shot to fame in the early 1990s as one of the “big six” supermodels alongside Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evan…

Claudia Schiffer has recalled how she once had to hire security guards to stop people from stealing her underwear.

The German beauty shot to fame in the early 1990s as one of the “big six” supermodels alongside Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, and Kate Moss.

However, in a new cover interview for the May 2020 issue of Elle U.K., Claudia reflected on some of the drawbacks of celebrity, including how she had to employ security staff in order to ward off peeping Toms and stop fans from taking her bras and underwear.

“People would cut holes in the fashion tents and try to take pictures of us,” she remembered. “We had security at every fashion show. When I was out on the runway I’d come back and constantly my underwear would be gone – my bra, my knickers … gone!”

And while Claudia has no regrets about her fashion career, she is pleased she no longer has to deal with the frenzied attention – and is happy to pass on her mantle to younger models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner.

“You don’t have to be called (beautiful) your entire life,” the 49-year-old explained. “It’s a nice memory, but then the next generation starts and you hand over. For me, it’s a natural thing to do… to hand over, to not be envious or jealous.

“As a matter of fact, I can’t think of anything worse right now than if you said, ‘There’s a magic pill and it’s going to make you look 20 again.'”

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Hailey Bieber ‘obsessed’ with ’90s beauty trends

Hailey Bieber is obsessed with beauty trends from the ’90s.The 23-year-old opened up about her beauty regime in an op-ed for U.S. Elle magazine and revealed her new beauty obsessions and how her good friend Kendall Jenner inspires her to try new looks….

Hailey Bieber is obsessed with beauty trends from the ’90s.

The 23-year-old opened up about her beauty regime in an op-ed for U.S. Elle magazine and revealed her new beauty obsessions and how her good friend Kendall Jenner inspires her to try new looks.

“I love beauty trends from the ’90s. I’m obsessed with them! I’ve always been into a pop of something cool like neon on the eye,” Hailey explained. “I’m also into what people are doing with little crystals on the face right now. Kendall just put crystals on her hairline for something and I thought it was so clever and cute.”

The model, who is enjoying married life with husband Justin Bieber, also revealed she’s learnt to adapt her ever-changing style when she’s getting ready to hit the red carpet and likes the ‘less is more’ approach to fashion and beauty.

“As I’ve grown and even my face has changed, you’ve got to kind of know what those changes are and figure out how to make those changes work. I think for me the biggest takeaway I’ve had over the last couple of years is I prefer less,” she shared. “I’m also never against experimenting. I like trying new things.”

Hailey also places importance on self-care and likes nothing more than relaxing in the bathtub.

“I love lying in the bath with a lot of essential oils or getting a massage and doing a mask at home,” the Calvin Klein model said, adding that she’s going to embrace massage and reflexology this coming year. “It’s important to keep my mind calm and just take care of me.”

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Sophie Turner: ‘My mum wants me to remove leg tattoo’

Sophie Turner’s mother wants her to remove the tattoo on her left thigh. The Game of Thrones actress has analysed some of her old looks in a video for Elle U.K., and during the clip, spoke about the line drawing of a woman on her left thigh while discu…

Sophie Turner’s mother wants her to remove the tattoo on her left thigh.

The Game of Thrones actress has analysed some of her old looks in a video for Elle U.K., and during the clip, spoke about the line drawing of a woman on her left thigh while discussing the double-denim outfit she wore to Stagecoach Festival in 2018.

She confessed that she didn’t know the meaning behind the design but had no plans to get it removed, despite her mum Sally’s protests.

“It is a tattoo on my thigh. Don’t ask me what it is. It’s a woman, I just don’t know who it is or why it’s there, but I really like it. My mum wants me to get rid of it,” she shared, before adopting an American accent and joking, “It’s not gonna happen, Sally.”

The 24-year-old got the minimalist ink, which depicts a woman looking over her shoulder, from tattoo artist Curt Montgomery in March 2018, the same time she got a rabbit on the back of her right arm. She has quite the collection of body art now, including a few designs that commemorate Game of Thrones as well as three overlapping triangles, and a matching tattoo with husband Joe Jonas which reads “To infinity and beyond”, a quote from Toy Story, across their wrists.

Elsewhere in the video, Sophie revealed the sequinned Louis Vuitton jumpsuit she wore to the 2019 Met Gala was one of her favourite-ever looks, while one of her biggest fashion regrets was the red blazer she wore as a dress to Kit Harington and Rose Leslie’s wedding in 2018.

“I’ll forever regret this look. One of my worst looks,” she said, before explaining how the two “really classy” dresses she’s ordered arrived the day of the wedding and didn’t fit so she had a “fashion emergency”.

“It was either the thigh-high boots or these nice heels, but I felt like if I just wore the heels all of my leg is showing, if I cover up a little bit then… urgh, it was a disaster. Worst fashion choice,” Sophie groaned.

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Donatella Versace has no plans to retire

Donatella Versace has no desire to slow down anytime soon.The Italian designer succeeded her sibling Gianni Versace as chief creative director at the fashion brand following his tragic murder at the age of 50 in 1997. Donatella remains highly involved …

Donatella Versace has no desire to slow down anytime soon.

The Italian designer succeeded her sibling Gianni Versace as chief creative director at the fashion brand following his tragic murder at the age of 50 in 1997.

Donatella remains highly involved in all aspects of the business, and in a new interview with Elle magazine, she explained that she remains devoted to building the company.

“I cannot live forever, I’m not gonna be here forever, and things change in fashion. I’m the first one open to changes,” the 64-year-old told the March 2020 issue of the publication, before joking: “Nobody wants me to step aside, and that’s terrible!”

In December 2018, Versace was acquired by Capri Holdings Limited, the parent company of Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo, and while the sale was a big decision for Donatella and her family, the fashion star couldn’t be happier with the way the business is now expanding.

“I was very careful about deciding something like this, which could change my life completely,” she commented. “I think the company needs to move ahead. I’m very happy about my choice, because Versace can grow faster.”

Donatella presented her fall/winter 2020 collection as part of Milan Fashion Week last Friday. Merging sexy separates with sportswear elements, the range included an athletic-inspired red minidress, sheer shirts with glittery animal prints, and sharp suiting with beaded lapels.

Kaia Gerber walked the runway in a tiger print faux fur coat and matching dress, Gigi Hadid rocked a black dress with exaggerated shoulders and the fashion house’s signature slashes, and Kendall Jenner closed the spectacle in a show-stopping metal mesh minidress featuring crystals on the neckline.

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Lady Gaga casts superfans in lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories

Lady Gaga has thanked her superfans for their unwavering support by hiring six of them to star in her new lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories.The Bad Romance hitmaker launched her debut beauty line back in September, and to celebrate the recent l…

Lady Gaga has thanked her superfans for their unwavering support by hiring six of them to star in her new lip crayon campaign for Haus Laboratories.

The Bad Romance hitmaker launched her debut beauty line back in September, and to celebrate the recent launch of her Le Monster Matte Lip Crayon, the 33-year-old selected six diehard fans to model the latest addition to her cosmetics collection.

Kareem Rogers, Miah Crans, Catie Gudino, and Brendan Jordan were among those picked after they commented on an Instagram post from Haus Laboratories, and explained how Gaga had changed their life.

“No matter what I do in my career, in the heart of it will always be my fans and their stories,” the Shallow hitmaker told U.S. Elle magazine. “In many ways, this line is because of them and what they have shown me of the world.”

Kareem wants his appearance in the campaign to remind him to “never give up”, and thanked the Grammy-winning singer for allowing him to be “fearless and spread kindness.”

Aspiring musician Miah claimed Gaga had helped her to “live my truth as a proud black trans woman” after transphobic high school students voted her Prom King.

“My profile tells me that I have a life expectancy of 30 years, so Lady Gaga’s music has really inspired me to just live unapologetically and be who I am fearlessly,” she shared.

Elsewhere, social media influencer Brendan credited the A Star Is Born actress with giving him the courage to “pull out that queen energy” and push back against societal gender norms.

“I really felt like she was just the one that understood me and spoke to me,” he added.

The Le Monster Matte Lip Crayon, $18 (£14), is available in 12 shades and can be purchased on Amazon.

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Kaitlyn Dever gets make-up tips from Beanie Feldstein

Kaitlyn Dever gets valuable make-up tips and advice from her Booksmart co-star Beanie Feldstein.In a new interview with Elle U.K. magazine, the 23-year-old shared that she loves nothing more than a natural look on her days off but is a big fan of winge…

Kaitlyn Dever gets valuable make-up tips and advice from her Booksmart co-star Beanie Feldstein.

In a new interview with Elle U.K. magazine, the 23-year-old shared that she loves nothing more than a natural look on her days off but is a big fan of winged eyeliner when she’s going to an event.

However, Kaitlyn admitted her pal Beanie had to help her out when she first attempted to use liquid eyeliner.

“If I’m going out with my friends, I do winged eyeliner – I’ve actually got really good at it! I’ve mastered using a felt tip pen liquid liner,” the actress explained. “Beanie is a pro at it – hers always looks amazing. She was giving me her tips and she said, ‘You just have to go for it’, and I think that’s a little bit true. She told me: ‘You go for it, and then you fix it after.’ I always felt like fixing isn’t the best way to do it but actually it means that you can really perfect it.”

Kaitlyn, who was recently nominated for the Rising Star Award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), added that she relies on her family and friends to help her deal with pressures of Hollywood’s beauty standards.

“I don’t feel any sort of pressure to look a certain way ever. I feel that’s partly because of the way my parents raised me,” she shared. “They always brought me up to just be myself and constantly remind me when they notice that I’m slipping away from myself a little bit.”

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Iskra Lawrence wants to keep baby as private as possible

Iskra Lawrence doesn’t want to share too much of her baby on social media. The model and body positivity activist announced she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Philip Payne back in November, and she regularly shares updates about her pregn…

Iskra Lawrence doesn’t want to share too much of her baby on social media.

The model and body positivity activist announced she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Philip Payne back in November, and she regularly shares updates about her pregnancy with her followers on Instagram.

Although she is an avid social media user, the 29-year-old revealed during a video interview for Elle U.K. that she’s planning to respect her baby’s privacy because she’s worried her child might resent her for oversharing when they’re older.

“I’m constantly thinking right now, like, ‘Oh, what am I going to do when my baby enters this world? And what will that look like?'” she told viewers. “Philip and I have come to the decision that we want to keep them as private as possible, just being very conscious. My biggest fear, honestly, is my child turning around when they’re old enough to realise that their whole life has been shown online and be like, ‘Why did you do that? I wish you hadn’t’. I can’t change that or ever get that back. Things last forever on there.”

In the video, the British model, who is around seven months pregnant, took viewers through her morning routine, revealing that she repeats positive affirmations to herself and directly to her baby bump every day before getting out of bed and embarking on with her beauty rituals. She will only look at her phone after she has completed her routine and makes sure she deals with important emails and messages before logging onto social media.

“I have this create and consume ratio and I like to make sure I’m creating more than I’m consuming, Iskra said of her social media policy. “Actually, social media is a tool for connecting, educating, and just learning from one another and supporting one another.”

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Katie Holmes purchased cashmere bra because it looked ‘cosy’

Katie Holmes purchased her headline-grabbing cashmere bra because it looked “cosy”.The Dawson’s Creek actress courted a lot of media attention back in August when she stepped out in New York City wearing a barely-buttoned Khaite cardigan and matching b…

Katie Holmes purchased her headline-grabbing cashmere bra because it looked “cosy”.

The Dawson’s Creek actress courted a lot of media attention back in August when she stepped out in New York City wearing a barely-buttoned Khaite cardigan and matching bra.

Pictures of Katie in the casual look went all over the Internet, but in a video interview for Elle.com, the star explained that she simply wanted to try out a new brand.

“The cardigan is back! I was introduced to the brand Khaite. A friend of mine said, ‘Oh, this is really cool brand, you should check it out.’ I thought that the idea of a cashmere sweater with a cashmere bra underneath just sounded really cosy and had a little hint of sexiness but not just trying so hard,” she recalled. “And I thought, ‘That’s kind of cool. I don’t know where I’ll ever wear it, but I’m going to give it a try because it…’ I’m not really a show a lot of skin type of person but I was like, ‘Oh maybe I’ll try it.”

Katie added that while she didn’t expect the wave of attention, she’s “happy for the cardigan”.

Elsewhere, the brunette beauty spoke about some of her other favourite pieces, including her black Phillip Lim handbag, and the grey Prada suit she wore to the American Ballet Theatre’s fall gala in October 2018.

“It’s a men’s suit, but the feathers, obviously, make it more feminine. It’s fun to wear something that’s more theatrical than maybe I usually would to celebrate and honour the work of the dancers,” the 41-year-old shared.

Yet, if there was only one outfit Katie could only wear for the rest of her life, she is adamant it would be a simple one.

“It would probably be jeans, a white T-shirt and a fun pair of heels,” she smiled.

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Victoria Beckham once tried out a raw egg white face mask

Victoria Beckham once experimented with a face mask made entirely of raw egg whites.In a new interview with Elle.com, the fashion designer opened up about her daily skincare regime. But while Victoria, 45, loves indulging in luxury skin treatments, she…

Victoria Beckham once experimented with a face mask made entirely of raw egg whites.

In a new interview with Elle.com, the fashion designer opened up about her daily skincare regime. But while Victoria, 45, loves indulging in luxury skin treatments, she admitted that not all of her at-home experiments have been successful.

When quizzed about the craziest thing she’s done in the name of beauty, she replied: “I once put raw egg whites on my face as a mask.”

It is thought that the protein in egg whites can help to absorb excess oil and may also have skin-tightening effects.

Elsewhere in the interview, Victoria – who recently launched her own make-up and skincare collection – insisted that her best beauty secret is to “take vitamins, get lots of sleep, drink lots of water and be kind to yourself”.

And she also revealed that she is now in the best shape of her life.

“(My body is) the best it could be,” the mother-of-four shared.

The former Spice Girl also urged women to stop feeling bad about wanting to take care of themselves and asserted that she doesn’t care if people think that she’s vain.

“I don’t think vanity has to be negative. I think there can be a positive take on it: you just want to look the best that you can,” she explained. “I don’t think we should feel guilty about looking after ourselves.”

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Beyonce: ‘I feel more womanly and secure with my curves’

Beyonce pays no attention to comments about her fluctuating weight because she feels “more womanly and secure with her curves”.In a rare cover interview with Elle magazine, the music superstar answered questions submitted by fans via social media and e…

Beyonce pays no attention to comments about her fluctuating weight because she feels “more womanly and secure with her curves”.

In a rare cover interview with Elle magazine, the music superstar answered questions submitted by fans via social media and email, and when asked how she feels about people constantly commenting on her appearance, she explained that growing up and having three children has helped her value herself beyond her looks.

“If someone told me 15 years ago that my body would go through so many changes and fluctuations, and that I would feel more womanly and secure with my curves, I would not have believed them,” she replied. “But children and maturity have taught me to value myself beyond my physical appearance and really understand that I am more than enough no matter what stage I’m at in life. Giving zero (f**ks) is the most liberating place to be. Also knowing true beauty is something you cannot see. I wish more people focused on discovering the beauty within themselves rather than critiquing other folks’ grills.”

Beyonce, who is mother to Blue Ivy, seven, and two-year-old twins Sir and Rumi, admitted that she sometimes reacts to negative comments but during those vulnerable moments she tries to “remind myself I’m strong and I’m built for this”.

“Thank God most of the noise bounces off of me after all of these years,” the singer added.

When asked about self-care routine, the 38-year-old revealed she uses acupuncture, meditation, visualisation, and breathing exercises, researches homeopathic medicines and tries to maintain a healthy diet.

Beyonce gave the interview to help promote the relaunch of her athleisure brand Ivy Park, which is now a creative collaboration with Adidas. The collection will drop on 18 January.

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