Halsey: ‘I’ve waited my entire life to feel good about my appearance in photos’

Halsey has waited her entire life to look at pictures of herself and feel good about her appearance in them. The Without Me singer, who is known for experimenting with bold make-up, hair colours, and wigs, has gone back to basics for her cover shoot fo…

Halsey has waited her entire life to look at pictures of herself and feel good about her appearance in them.

The Without Me singer, who is known for experimenting with bold make-up, hair colours, and wigs, has gone back to basics for her cover shoot for the December issue of Elle Australia magazine.

In the cover image, the 25-year-old wears a blue satin bralette and matching trousers from Louis Vuitton, minimal make-up, and shows off her natural dark, cropped hair.

In the accompanying interview, Halsey admitted it was rare for her to be happy with how she looks in images taken at photoshoots.

“I feel very lucky to be able to look at those photos and feel good about myself,” she said. “I’ve waited for that moment my entire life and there I am, with the hair that my mother and father gave me and with (minimal) make-up on, in a way I’m proud of. To be cool with the world seeing me that way… that says a lot to me about how I’ve grown as a person. I feel really happy and peaceful.”

In other images, the American singer gazes into the camera while wearing a sheer pink bodysuit, crouches down in heels while wearing a black bodysuit and a black jacket with white polka dots, and runs her hands through her hair as she sports a blue jacket covered in embroidery and sequins. In all of the snaps, her hair is kept simple and natural and her make-up is kept to a minimum so her freckles can be seen.

Sharing the pictures on her Instagram page, Halsey gushed over photographer Kai Z Feng by writing, “Thank you @elleaus shot beautifully by @kaizfeng.”

She received praise from Hailey Bieber in the comments, with the model posting, “This glam is gorgeous”, as well as from Fifth Harmony’s Lauren Jauregui, who simply wrote, “Wow.”

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Justin Bieber launches natural deodorant

Justin Bieber has turned his deodorant launch into a family affair by roping his wife Hailey into the campaign.The Love Yourself singer dropped his new Schmidt’s collaboration, Here + Now, on Wednesday, and he appears in the first video advertisement a…

Justin Bieber has turned his deodorant launch into a family affair by roping his wife Hailey into the campaign.

The Love Yourself singer dropped his new Schmidt’s collaboration, Here + Now, on Wednesday, and he appears in the first video advertisement along with his model wife, who makes a cameo, planting a kiss on her man’s cheek.

Justin helped design the packaging for the gender-neutral, baking soda-free deodorant, which features buzz words like “Be Kind”, “Stress Less”, and “Hug More”.

“Here + Now is all about living in this moment we’ve been given and making the most of it,” the 25-year-old said. “I try to share that message through my music, my lifestyle and through the partners I choose to collaborate with. Schmidt’s is a great brand whose products promote natural self-care, which is something I really believe in: take care of yourself, live your best life, and always be Here + Now.”

Here+Now is plant-based, certified vegan and cruelty-free. It is available to buy at select retailers across the U.S. and Canada.

“At Schmidt’s, we believe in the power of self-care, and each and every one of our products is crafted based on that passion, including Here+Now,” added Ryu Yokoi, chief executive officer of Schmidt’s Naturals. “We’re thrilled to introduce a natural deodorant that is not only effective, but also serves as a call to mindfulness and living in the moment. As a co-creator, Justin has been integral in the development of Here+Now by bringing his own personal journey with self-care to the table.”

The new product and ad come a month after Justin and Hailey, 22, teamed up for a new Calvin Klein underwear commercial.

The couple, who wed last year and remarried during a ceremony in South Carolina in September, agreed to strip down to help company bosses celebrate their CK50 collection, marking 50 years of the brand.

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Off-White tops The Lyst Index’s rankings of hottest brands

Off-White has been crowned as the hottest brand in the world in The Lyst Index’s latest rankings.The label, founded by designer Virgil Abloh in 2012, is known for its stylised streetwear-inspired items which feature the use of quotation marks, zip ties…

Off-White has been crowned as the hottest brand in the world in The Lyst Index’s latest rankings.

The label, founded by designer Virgil Abloh in 2012, is known for its stylised streetwear-inspired items which feature the use of quotation marks, zip ties, and industrial buckles, with celebrity fans including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber, JAY-Z, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna.

Now, researchers have compiled data from the fashion platform Lyst for the third quarter of 2019 and claimed Off-White has come out on top in relation to global Lyst and Google search data, conversion rates and sales, as well as brand and product social media mentions and engagement statistics worldwide.

Balenciaga, helmed by creative director Demna Gvasalia, was the runner-up, while Gucci fell back two spots in comparison to last quarter and landed in third place.

Other luxury brands in the top 10 included Versace, Prada, Valentino, Fendi, Burberry, Saint Laurent, and Vetements, while notable additions to the top 20 this quarter were Bottega Veneta and Loewe.

Since Daniel Lee joined Bottega Veneta in June 2018, the Italian fashion house has undergone a huge revamp, with the designer winning acclaim for his minimalist designs and Stretch sandals, which immediately sold out upon release following the launch of the label’s pre-fall 2019 collection.

“Daniel Lee has brought incredible energy to the evolution of Bottega Veneta and the reaction has been extraordinary,” Dario Gargiulo, chief marketing officer of Bottega Veneta, said of the brand’s transformation. “Free from any desire to become the hottest brand in the world, our focus is on the beauty and power of subtlety. We forego extensive explanation about our brand in favour of simply being visible and present across the current multicultural landscape.”

Among the most popular products were Bottega Veneta’s padded sandals, Adidas Continental 80 sneakers, Jacquemus’ pocket-sized Le Chiquito bag, Paco Rabanne’s reissued 1969 metal shoulder bag, Fendi’s FF motif bikini, and Mansur Gavriel’s cloud print sweater.

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Vera Wang approves of Hailey Bieber teaming wedding dress with sneakers

Vera Wang is happy Hailey Bieber wore sneakers with the dress she designed for her wedding reception. The model walked down the aisle in an off-the-shoulder lace Off-White dress by Virgil Abloh when she got married to Justin Bieber for the second time…

Vera Wang is happy Hailey Bieber wore sneakers with the dress she designed for her wedding reception.

The model walked down the aisle in an off-the-shoulder lace Off-White dress by Virgil Abloh when she got married to Justin Bieber for the second time in South Carolina on 30 September. She later changed into a simple white slip dress by Wang and sneakers to party with guests at the reception afterwards.

And the 70-year-old bridal designer has insisted she approved of Hailey mixing the high-end piece with sportswear.

“I relate to her because I think I’m a teenager,” Wang joked to People. “I’m just very happy that she wore it and she partied in it and she wore it with sneakers and that’s just my kind of deal. It couldn’t have been a better thing for us.

“I was very happy (to dress her) because I adore her style… To me, she’s like a dancer: she has a long neck and back. She wears clothes in her own way and adds her own style to it. And she’s cool.”

Wang previously told Vogue that she was pleased to be involved in the wedding because she has had a “soft spot” for the Baldwin family since she made the outfits when Bieber’s actor uncle Billy married Chynna Phillips in 1995.

“I did her aunt Chynna’s wedding when she married Billy Baldwin many years ago,” Wang recalled. “That’s how I knew them then… Hailey’s dad (Stephen) came to the fittings, and it was really lovely and nice to catch up. I have a soft spot for the Baldwin family, so to even play a small part in Hailey’s wedding felt like full circle for me and was so lovely.”

In addition to the Off-White and Vera Wang numbers, Bieber, 22, also wore a silky halter dress by Ralph & Russo, a Vivienne Westwood minidress, and a Celine leather jacket emblazoned with the word “Wife” in chrome studs during the wedding celebration.

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Hailey Bieber was determined for Virgil Abloh to design her wedding dress

Hailey Bieber always knew she wanted Off-White founder Virgil Abloh to design her wedding dress.The 22-year-old exchanged vows with Justin Bieber at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina on 30 September, and a week later, she shared pictu…

Hailey Bieber always knew she wanted Off-White founder Virgil Abloh to design her wedding dress.

The 22-year-old exchanged vows with Justin Bieber at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina on 30 September, and a week later, she shared pictures of her off-the-shoulder wedding dress and long veil on social media.

Now, Hailey has given fans an insight into her final dress fitting in a video for Vogue.com, and shared that she was determined not to use a traditional wedding gown designer.

“From day one, I said, ‘I want Virgil to do my dress.’ I didn’t want somebody who was a wedding dress designer,” she commented. “I just feel like my style and street style is such a part of who I am, and Virgil has always been in my corner since the beginning and I just feel like it’s cool to see such an intricate gown from him.”

The model knew she wanted the mermaid-style silhouette, long sleeves which ended on her hands, and her back on show, while the Off-White team and her stylist Maeve Reilly added embellishments and embroidery, such as the Off-White logo stitched in pearls throughout the gown and the words “Wedding Dress” in quotation marks appearing at the base of her back.

As she tried on the dress for the fourth and final time at the Montage Hotel in Los Angeles, Hailey called the gown “perfect” and “beautiful” and described the veil, which featured the phrase “Till death do us part”, as the “icing on the cake”.

In the video, Off-White designer Sabrina Mandelli explained that the team had been working on the dress for almost a year at their Milan atelier, with 10 people making the veil and another 10 sewing the gown.

In a voiceover, Abloh added, “This would be the first (dress I’ve done) for a wedding, especially for a close friend. I knew her personality. For her, I wanted something fun and youthful, but still traditional. What I think is most important for her on this day is showcasing the woman that she is.”

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Vera Wang: ‘Designing Hailey Bieber’s reception gown was a full circle moment’

Designing Hailey Bieber’s wedding reception dress felt like a “full circle” moment for Vera Wang because she was involved in her uncle Billy Baldwin’s big day in the ’90s. The model walked down the aisle in an off-the-shoulder lace Off-White dress by V…

Designing Hailey Bieber’s wedding reception dress felt like a “full circle” moment for Vera Wang because she was involved in her uncle Billy Baldwin’s big day in the ’90s.

The model walked down the aisle in an off-the-shoulder lace Off-White dress by Virgil Abloh as she got married to Justin Bieber for the second time in South Carolina on 30 September. Over the weekend, it was revealed that Bieber changed into a simple white slip dress by Wang and sneakers to party with guests at the reception afterwards.

Speaking to Vogue about the creation, the designer said she was pleased to be involved in the wedding and noted that she has a “soft spot” for the Baldwin family since she made the outfits when Bieber’s actor uncle Billy married Chynna Phillips in 1995.

“I did her aunt Chynna’s wedding when she married Billy Baldwin many years ago,” Wang recalled. “That’s how I knew them then… Hailey’s dad (Stephen) came to the fittings, and it was really lovely and nice to catch up. I have a soft spot for the Baldwin family, so to even play a small part in Hailey’s wedding felt like full circle for me and was so lovely.”

Wang designed the reception dress to be the opposite of the formal wedding gown.

“This was (definitely) more of the party dress. They were much more open to something seductive, light, and sensual (for this look),” she explained. “The wedding dress had a certain formality to it. This was meant to be the complete opposite. I love using the dancer reference with this because when I see her, I sort of see a ballerina.”

In addition to the Off-White and Vera Wang numbers, Bieber also wore a silky halter dress by Ralph & Russo on the eve of her wedding, a Vivienne Westwood minidress at the rehearsal dinner, and was gifted a Celine leather jacket emblazoned with the word “Wife” in chrome studs from the brand’s artistic director Hedi Slimane, who designed the groom’s tuxedo.

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Hailey Bieber shares first look at stunning gown after second wedding

Hailey Bieber has shared pictures of the stunning wedding gown she wore to marry Justin Bieber at their recent second wedding.The couple wed for a second time at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina on 30 September, a year after they got…

Hailey Bieber has shared pictures of the stunning wedding gown she wore to marry Justin Bieber at their recent second wedding.

The couple wed for a second time at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina on 30 September, a year after they got married in secret at a New York City courthouse last year.

On Monday night, a week after the ceremony, the 22-year-old model shared a series of snaps from the wedding, including a photo of herself in the dress on her Instagram page, and she looked incredible in an off-the-shoulder, backless white gown which was ornately decorated with pearls to give it an extra shimmer.

She also thanked Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear and Off-White founder, for creating the dress of her dreams.

“@virgilabloh thank you for making my vision come to life and creating my dream dress. You and your @off____white team are incredible and I’m forever grateful I got to wear your beautiful creation,” she wrote.

Virgil shared the same snap on his Instagram page, as well as sketches of his design, and captioned it: “When @haileybieber asks if you want to design a wedding dress… that’s a ‘yes’ too. love you guys since time, for time.”

As well as the gorgeous dress, Hailey donned a sheer veil as she walked down the aisle, with the lengthy headpiece adorned with the words “Till Death Do Us Part” on the edge.

Other pictures showed the Sorry singer looking smart in his black tuxedo and bow tie and a close-up of the happy couple’s Tiffany & Co. wedding bands.

Justin also shared pictures of him kissing his beautiful bride on Instagram, and wrote: “My bwide (say it out loud even if your a thug it’s cute). Even thugz get married.”

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Justin and Hailey Bieber star in Calvin Klein campaign

Justin Bieber and wife Hailey have set pulses racing with their appearance in a new Calvin Klein campaign.In the new adverts, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the American fashion house, the married couple can be seen wearing pieces from the la…

Justin Bieber and wife Hailey have set pulses racing with their appearance in a new Calvin Klein campaign.

In the new adverts, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the American fashion house, the married couple can be seen wearing pieces from the label’s classic underwear collection.

In one photo, Justin and Hailey are wearing matching white underwear, with the model sat on her husband’s lap, while in another, the Sorry hitmaker shows off his extensive tattoo collection as he poses in just a pair of black boxers with a fluorescent green and white trim.

Other snaps from the campaign see Hailey lovingly cuddling up to her husband as the couple also wear pieces from Calvin Klein’s menswear and womenswear lines.

The Biebers also featured heavily in the campaign’s video, which covers from when the label was created in the 1960s up to the present day. Justin and Hailey begin by sitting in a Sixties-themed living room watching Neil Armstrong landing on the Moon in 1969 while wearing their Calvin Klein underwear, and later feature in the video recreating Mark Wahlberg’s iconic 1992 campaign while dancing along to Unbelievable by EMF.

Kendall Jenner also stars in the Calvin Klein ads, posing in both her underwear and in a chic matching set.

The 23-year-old was one of the guests at Justin and Hailey’s second wedding at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in South Carolina on 30 September, along with fellow models Camila Morrone and Joan Smalls.

Kylie Jenner and Jaden Smith were also in attendance, as well as Justin’s manager Scooter Braun.

The couple’s star-studded nuptials took place a little over a year after they wed in secret at a New York City courthouse, just two months after the Canadian star popped the question.

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Bella Hadid gets stressed out on her days off

Bella Hadid gets stressed out if she has a day off work.The 22-year-old model, who has walked the runway for the likes of Tom Ford, Dior, Chanel, Givenchy and Versace, has become so used to her fast-paced lifestyle that she becomes irritated when she i…

Bella Hadid gets stressed out if she has a day off work.

The 22-year-old model, who has walked the runway for the likes of Tom Ford, Dior, Chanel, Givenchy and Versace, has become so used to her fast-paced lifestyle that she becomes irritated when she isn’t working.

“I’m really never not working, so I don’t think downtime is a part of my life anymore. I’ve grown to understand everything in my life is fast-paced and that slowing things down kind of stresses me out,” she told Marie Claire magazine.

“If I have any spare time, I’m saying, ‘Where are all my jobs?’ Then I have to tell myself to calm down because it’s been only a day and a half. I actually fell asleep in the makeup chair once while (Dior make-up artist) Peter Philips was doing my makeup. I woke up with stars, stripes, and big eyeliner all over my face.”

The model, who credits Peter with transforming her make-up routine, also revealed that when she first began her career back in 2014, she didn’t even own an eyebrow pencil.

“I don’t even think I owned an eyebrow pencil when I started. I’ve brought (Peter’s) tricks into my everyday routine, mostly how to sculpt my face by accentuating little features. It’s pretty simple: just a good contour and a little rosy blush. It takes a lot for me to even put on mascara. My night look is pretty similar, but I may add a touch of gold highlighter,” she explained.

And while Bella has plenty of friends including Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber and her sister Gigi Hadid, she confessed she very rarely goes out.

“I rarely go out anymore if it’s not for work. That means it’s usually me getting my glam done at my house before an event, and then my best friends will come listen to music and hang out,” Bella stated.

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Justin Bieber jokingly asks fans to help him choose wedding tuxedo

Justin Bieber has jokingly asked fans to help him pick out a wedding tuxedo from a range of quirky options. The popstar legally tied the knot with model Hailey Bieber in a New York courthouse last September and they are gearing up to have a religious …

Justin Bieber has jokingly asked fans to help him pick out a wedding tuxedo from a range of quirky options.

The popstar legally tied the knot with model Hailey Bieber in a New York courthouse last September and they are gearing up to have a religious wedding ceremony in South Carolina on 30 September.

Justin took to Instagram on Thursday to seek some last-minute sartorial advice from his followers, who he asked to pick their favourite outfit out of a range of three bizarre options, which included an all-pink tuxedo with pink top hat and ruffled white shirt, a rainbow suit with matching striped tie, and a tuxedo romper.

In the caption, he wrote, “Help me choose a tux for my wedding. It’s between these three.”

His wife weighed in with her opinion, writing, “I like the last one personally,” referring to the playsuit which featured a tuxedo design.

The 25-year-old later posted, “Help me choose my tuxedo for the wedding here are two more options,” alongside a blue suit covered in yellow bananas, complete with matching tie, and a blood-spattered white suit.

His humorous Instagram posts come a day after Hailey celebrated her bachelorette party in Los Angeles on Wednesday with a bunch of pals including Kendall Jenner. According to editors at People, the celebration began with a dinner at Ysabel and continued at Delilah nightclub in Hollywood.

The 22-year-old shared a photo on her Instagram Stories which showed herself wearing a strapless white dress from Oh Polly, with a matching white handbag and a veil.

“Hailey looked stunning in a white dress and veil. The group was in a wild, happy mood,” a source told the publication. “You could tell Hailey was very excited to celebrate with her friends. She was all smiles.”

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