Hilary Rhoda credits virtual workouts for keeping her ‘sane’ during lockdown

Pregnant Hilary Rhoda has credited virtual workout sessions for keeping her centred amid the coronavirus lockdown.The model, who is perhaps best known for her work with Estee Lauder and appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, announced in…

Pregnant Hilary Rhoda has credited virtual workout sessions for keeping her centred amid the coronavirus lockdown.

The model, who is perhaps best known for her work with Estee Lauder and appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, announced in January that she and her sportsman husband Sean Avery are expecting a baby boy.

But as the current health restrictions mean Hilary is unable to participate in her usual gym classes, she is enjoying taking in part in online versions.

“I’m taking extra precautions, being pregnant. I haven’t left the house except to take the dogs out, right outside of our apartment,” she told Allure magazine. “I’ve been doing Tracy Anderson Method streaming every day – I set it up in my kitchen – and Obe prenatal workouts. That’s what’s keeping me sane, trying to keep up with that routine.”

Hilary went on to share that she has been spending a lot of her downtime reading and watching the news on TV, and doing her part in curbing the spread of the contagious Covid-19 virus by staying indoors.

But the silver lining of the whole situation is that the fashion star is getting to have a lot more quality time with her husband, whom she wed in 2015.

“I do appreciate the time that we’ve had together and little things,” the 33-year-old smiled. “I like watching him shave his face. And taking the dogs for a walk at sunset. That’s become our big outing. We never would have walked the dogs together before. I’m like, ‘This is cute. This is nice.'”

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Hilary Rhoda chose to announce pregnancy in most ‘sensitive way’

Hilary Rhoda wanted to be “sensitive to others” when announcing her pregnancy news.Last week, the model took to social media to share that she is expecting her first child with her sportsman husband Sean Avery, but in an accompanying message on her Ins…

Hilary Rhoda wanted to be “sensitive to others” when announcing her pregnancy news.

Last week, the model took to social media to share that she is expecting her first child with her sportsman husband Sean Avery, but in an accompanying message on her Instagram Stories, noted that it wasn’t an easy journey to conceive.

“Trying to conceive is a mindf**k and might have almost ended our marriage once or twice,” she candidly commented.

Talking to People at the recent launch of UNIQLO’s spring/summer 2020 collection, Hilary explained how she wanted to touch upon her own challenges to help others going through similar experiences.

“I was sensitive to the people out there who are trying to conceive or have experienced loss from miscarriages like I did, so I wanted to share that it wasn’t easy for us either,” the 32-year-old told the magazine.

Hilary, who is perhaps best known for her work on Estee Lauder campaigns, also divulged that she “had a dream very early on in my pregnancy that it was a boy”.

Yet, she and Sean aren’t set on any baby names yet.

“We have a list of names, of course, but nothing narrowed down just yet,” the brunette beauty smiled, adding that she is now looking forward to wearing chic maternity clothes. “I will definitely wear clothes that accentuate my bump! It will be fun to figure out new ways to style my outfits now.”

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Kendall Jenner collaborating with Kylie Jenner on cosmetics collection

Kendall Jenner is finally teaming up with her sister Kylie Jenner on a collection for Kylie Cosmetics. Since she entered the cosmetics business in 2015, Kylie has collaborated on collections with her half-sisters Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian, mo…

Kendall Jenner is finally teaming up with her sister Kylie Jenner on a collection for Kylie Cosmetics.

Since she entered the cosmetics business in 2015, Kylie has collaborated on collections with her half-sisters Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian, mother Kris Jenner, and more recently, her daughter Stormi, who is about to turn two years old, and now she’s working with her sister Kendall on a line.

Ellen DeGeneres revealed the news while interviewing Kendall on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, and the model explained her contract with Estee Lauder was the reason why she wasn’t able to collaborate with Kylie Cosmetics before.

“And you’re doing a make-up collab with Kylie as well, which is very cool,” the talk show host said, to which Kendall replied, “Yes, we’re very excited about it. We’ve actually not said anything, that we’re doing it, yet.

“I’m the last sister – or the last family member – I think. I had a contract before with another make-up company, so now I’m able to do it.”

The 24-year-old, who was wearing winged eyeliner, shimmery bronzer, and a mauve lip gloss on the show, also teased that she was wearing products from their collaboration. She added that they were both taking the line “seriously” and planning to go all out.

“I feel like we’re really going big because I’m her full blood,” Kendall said.

Kylie, 22, explained to fans during an Instagram Live last year that her sibling’s Estee Lauder contract was the reason behind a delay in their partnership.

“You know Kendall was in a contract for a really long time, so I couldn’t do a collab with her. That’s the only reason why I didn’t collab with her… But, you know, we worked it out,” she shared.

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Hilary Rhoda expecting first child

Hilary Rhoda is to become a first-time mother.The model, who is perhaps best known for her work with Estee Lauder and appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that she and her sportsman husband Sea…

Hilary Rhoda is to become a first-time mother.

The model, who is perhaps best known for her work with Estee Lauder and appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that she and her sportsman husband Sean Avery are expecting a son.

“It’s a boy,” she wrote alongside a snap of herself cradling her growing baby bump while sitting on a sofa. “@imseanavery and I are having a baby and we’re so excited about this next chapter of life together.”

Accordingly, a number of Hilary’s celebrity pals were quick to send her congratulatory messages, including the likes of Martha Hunt, Brooklyn Decker, Nicky Hilton, Georgia Fowler, and Nina Agdal.

“Congratulations to you guys!!!!! What an amazing news (sic),” Natasha Poly wrote, while Carolyn Murphy added: “Yay mama and papa.”

However, when announcing the news on her Instagram Stories, Hilary added that falling pregnant hadn’t been easy.

“We’re having a baby! The last year has been quite a journey getting to this point, lots of ups & downs… but for those trying to conceive, all I can say is just keep going,” the 32-year-old wrote, along with a red heart emoji. “Trying to conceive is a mindf**k and might have almost ended our marriage once or twice.”

Meanwhile, Sean opened up about his journey with Hilary on his podcast No F**ks Given, revealing she had suffered two miscarriages before they conceived their baby boy.

“The moment we took the noise, science and methods out of it – that’s how you make a baby in tough times,” he said, explaining that it was when he returned home from a five-week trip that the conception happened.

Hilary and former National Hockey League player Sean, 39, married in October 2015.

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Victoria Beckham gearing up to launch debut skincare product

Victoria Beckham is venturing into the skincare market with a new moisturiser.The fashion designer and beauty executive Sarah Creal co-founded Victoria Beckham Beauty earlier this year, with the line comprised of clean cosmetics made with luxurious ing…

Victoria Beckham is venturing into the skincare market with a new moisturiser.

The fashion designer and beauty executive Sarah Creal co-founded Victoria Beckham Beauty earlier this year, with the line comprised of clean cosmetics made with luxurious ingredients.

Now, Beckham has announced the launch of a priming moisturiser formulated in collaboration with scientists at high-end German skincare company Augustinus Bader.

“I am so excited to finally announce my collaboration with Professor @augustinusbader,” she captioned a snap of herself and label founder Professor Augustinus Bader on her Instagram page. “I have been working on this for a long, long time and it has been a dream to develop, with Augustinus, a priming moisturiser that works to improve the health of my skin and gives that fresh, natural glow that I love.”

The moisturiser will be unveiled on 19 November. In a chat with Britain’s The Times’ newspaper, Beckham explained that the product was inspired by the Morning Aura cream that was included in her 2016 capsule collection for Estee Lauder, but insisted the new version is “better”.

And Professor Bader is also very pleased with the final result.

“It was an honour to collaborate with Victoria for her first skin launch. I’m excited to share some of our skincare benefits in this product. It’s the first product of its kind to care for your skin cells while also preparing your skin for make-up application,” he commented.

Professor Bader’s The Cream, a deeply hydrating moisturiser, has developed a huge following among celebrities, with fans including Diane Kruger and Kim Kardashian. A 50ml bottle of The Cream costs $265 (£205).

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Elizabeth Hurley uses gardening as part of workout routine

Elizabeth Hurley prefers to tone up by tending to her garden rather than hitting the gym. The 54-year-old isn’t a fan of treadmills or elliptical machines and prefers to enjoy the good outdoors and yardwork to maintain her svelte shape. “I don’t wor…

Elizabeth Hurley prefers to tone up by tending to her garden rather than hitting the gym.

The 54-year-old isn’t a fan of treadmills or elliptical machines and prefers to enjoy the good outdoors and yardwork to maintain her svelte shape.

“I don’t work out, per se, but I am very active,” she told Extra. “I do a lot of exercise, but it’s really the gardening… cutting down a hedge, using my chainsaw to cut down a tree, logging, all of that stuff I do. So, I’m very active.”

The actress revealed she has tried other fun activities to stay fit, including “hula hoop practice” and “attempting to swim off the calories.”

When she isn’t focused on her fitness regimen, the Austin Powers beauty devotes her time to breast cancer awareness as part of her role as an ambassador for Estee Lauder.

“Early detection is absolutely vital,” she said. “We know that if cancer is detected and treated early, there is a 90 per cent chance of full survival.”

In an interview with People last year, the brunette beauty noted she urges her friends to stay on top of their health.

“I personally talk to all my friends about breast health,” she said. “I’ll say, ‘When was your last mammogram?’ And implore them to check their own breasts as well,” she said. “Sometimes they squirm, but it’s a conversation you have to have. So, I make it my mission.”

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Grace Elizabeth engaged

Grace Elizabeth is engaged to her boyfriend Nicolas Krause.The American model kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted gigs for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Estee Lauder,…

Grace Elizabeth is engaged to her boyfriend Nicolas Krause.

The American model kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted gigs for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Estee Lauder, and Victoria’s Secret.

While Grace has only shared a few snaps of her with the German soccer player on social media, in a new video for Vogue.com, she revealed that he had popped the question earlier this month.

“I’m also trying to learn German. My boyfriend… my fiance,” she said, before flashing her diamond engagement ring at the camera and excitedly pumping her fists in the air.

Grace then went on to recount details of Nicolas’s proposal, explaining that it took place on his family’s houseboat.

“He put lights all over it and candles, and brought us dinner out there, and wine,” the 22-year-old recalled. “And we had wine, and food, and music and we danced, and he twirled me around three times, and then went down on one and knee and said, ‘Will you do me the honour of being my wife?’ I said, ‘Are you sure? Is this a joke? Are you sure?’ (He said), ‘It’s a yes or no question!'”

Of course, Grace accepted Nicolas’s romantic proposal and followed up with “lots of screaming, lots of crying, and more crying”.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel and Nicolas, 26, started dating last year, making one of their first public appearances as a couple at Heidi Klum’s annual Halloween party.

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Grace Elizabeth engaged

Grace Elizabeth is engaged to her boyfriend Nicolas Krause.The American model kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted gigs for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Estee Lauder,…

Grace Elizabeth is engaged to her boyfriend Nicolas Krause.

The American model kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted gigs for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Estee Lauder, and Victoria’s Secret.

While Grace has only shared a few snaps of her with the German soccer player on social media, in a new video for Vogue.com, she revealed that he had popped the question earlier this month.

“I’m also trying to learn German. My boyfriend… my fiance,” she said, before flashing her diamond engagement ring at the camera and excitedly pumping her fists in the air.

Grace then went on to recount details of Nicolas’s proposal, explaining that it took place on his family’s houseboat.

“He put lights all over it and candles, and brought us dinner out there, and wine,” the 22-year-old recalled. “And we had wine, and food, and music and we danced, and he twirled me around three times, and then went down on one and knee and said, ‘Will you do me the honour of being my wife?’ I said, ‘Are you sure? Is this a joke? Are you sure?’ (He said), ‘It’s a yes or no question!'”

Of course, Grace accepted Nicolas’s romantic proposal and followed up with “lots of screaming, lots of crying, and more crying”.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel and Nicolas, 26, started dating last year, making one of their first public appearances as a couple at Heidi Klum’s annual Halloween party.

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Tom Ford gearing up to launch ‘science-based’ skincare line

Tom Ford is close to unveiling his “science-based” luxury skincare range.The 57-year-old served stints as creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent before launching his eponymous fashion and beauty brand in 2006 and has more recently delved int…

Tom Ford is close to unveiling his “science-based” luxury skincare range.

The 57-year-old served stints as creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent before launching his eponymous fashion and beauty brand in 2006 and has more recently delved into filmmaking with critically acclaimed movies A Single Man and Nocturnal Animals.

While Tom Ford Beauty currently contains a range of cosmetics and fragrance, Ford has been developing a line of skincare formulas for several years and will begin rolling out the line next month.

“I wanted to start a serious skincare arm and have it be science-based,” he told WWD. “This is a real skincare product and regimen. I’m not a designer who has thrown his name on a beautifully packaged cream.”

To create the products, Ford insisted Estee Lauder bosses allow him to set up his own laboratory.

And he drew inspiration from his own experiences and advice he’s received from dermatologists in the past, especially in relation to the power of caffeine.

“Years ago, a dermatologist told me that the best thing for puffy eyes was moist tea bags. Every time I did it, I noticed that it also moisturised my skin,” the designer shared. “Caffeine became one of the most important things we researched.”

After experimenting with 75 different concoctions, Ford’s first products, the Serum Concentrate and Creme Concentrate, which are infused with caffeine from Japanese green tea, gyokuro, and rare ground white porcelain cacao beans, will be hitting shelves from August, and will be priced at $350 and $450 (£280 – £360). Three more products will debut in spring 2020.

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Liya Kebede: ‘I had no desire to create a brand’

Liya Kebede accidentally became a fashion entrepreneur because she wanted to help weavers in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian model, who has worked with the likes of Gucci and Estee Lauder, founded Lemlem in 2008 after going to a market while visiting family i…

Liya Kebede accidentally became a fashion entrepreneur because she wanted to help weavers in Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian model, who has worked with the likes of Gucci and Estee Lauder, founded Lemlem in 2008 after going to a market while visiting family in Addis Ababa and noticing that the people who made handwoven clothes had no business. She used her own money to hire a designer, stylist and a few weavers to make Western-style clothes using those traditional techniques.

In a new interview with PORTER magazine, Liya admitted becoming the founder and creative director of a fashion brand was never one of her life goals.

“I am completely, 100 per cent, an accidental entrepreneur… I had no desire to do a brand,” she said, explaining that she had always wanted to help people in her native country but she “didn’t know in what capacity” and when she founded the label, “I thought I was just fixing something.”

Lemlem, which means “to bloom” in Amharic, now sells to vendors around the world and has recently opened offices in New York. It also employs 250 weavers in Addis Ababa and five per cent of its sales go to the Lemlem Foundation, which supports women artisans in Africa.

“Every time I see someone wearing Lemlem, I have a ‘wow’ moment – because I know how far we have come,” the 41-year-old gushed.

Liya has also collaborated with her designer friends, with her team recently adding colourful borders to “puffer” gowns created by Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli for Moncler.

“It has this feeling of depth and warmth, and a sense that there is another dimension to them,” she continued. “It bridges these things that you didn’t think could be bridged.”

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