Halsey collaborates with DKNY on hoodie

Halsey has partnered with designers at DKNY on a hoodie in order to raise funds for a homelessness charity. The Without Me singer was tapped to front the U.S. fashion house’s 30th birthday campaign, which was released in August, and while on the shoot…

Halsey has partnered with designers at DKNY on a hoodie in order to raise funds for a homelessness charity.

The Without Me singer was tapped to front the U.S. fashion house’s 30th birthday campaign, which was released in August, and while on the shoot, Halsey, who is also a talented artist, created a painting of a red, black and white apple, which represents DKNY’s New York hometown.

The artwork has now been used on the DKNY X Halsey hoodie, an exclusive, limited-edition white sweatshirt, which features the apple design on the back and the words “DKNY Halsey” in a small black font on the front with a black heart symbol.

All proceeds from sales of the hoodie will go towards My Friend’s Place, a non-profit organisation which helps and inspires homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives.

DKNY officials shared a video of the singer creating the painting on Instagram and wrote in the caption, “@IAMHALSEY expresses herself with her art, and speaks up for what she believes in. We partnered with Halsey to create a limited-edition hoodie that gives back to a charity close to her heart: @MyFriendsPlace.”

The 25-year-old also posted the video and added, “This holiday season, @dkny & I collaborated on a limited-edition hoodie where ALL PROCEEDS will go to @myfriendsplace – an organisation that provides resources to the homeless youth of Los Angeles!!!!!”

Representatives from My Friend’s Place shared images of the hoodie on social media and wrote, “We are so excited about this amazing collaboration between our incredible champion @iamhalsey and our friends at @dkny!”

Halsey was honoured with an award at a benefit for My Friend’s Place earlier this year, and during her speech, she opened up about her own experiences with homelessness.

The DKNY X Halsey hoodie retails for $79 (£59) and is available to buy from the DKNY website.

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Taylor Swift glitters in green at 2019 American Music Awards

Taylor Swift turned up the glamour in a glittering dress at the 2019 American Music Awards (AMAs) on Sunday night.The superstar hit the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles wearing a dark green sequin number from Julien Macdonald, Casadei…

Taylor Swift turned up the glamour in a glittering dress at the 2019 American Music Awards (AMAs) on Sunday night.

The superstar hit the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles wearing a dark green sequin number from Julien Macdonald, Casadei boots, and jewellery from Ofira and Lorraine Schwartz.

During the ceremony, the 29-year-old picked up six awards, including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade, and also performed a medley of her biggest songs, before launching into a version of her hit Shake It Off with Halsey and Camila Cabello.

Other stars to make a splash on the red carpet included Selena Gomez, who opted for a chartreuse minidress from Versace and Roberto Coin jewellery, Dua Lipa, who rocked a hot pink Miu Miu gown, and Billie Eilish, who wore a Burberry outfit topped off with a crystal mesh headpiece.

Lizzo made a statement in a marigold tiered dress from Valentino, which she matched with a tiny white purse and strappy white high heels from Stuart Weitzman.

“@maisonvalentino bag big enough for my f**ks to give. Big body b**ch in a Valentin-HO custom look for @amas,” the Love Hurts hitmaker captioned a snap of her posing with the miniature bag on her Instagram page.

Kesha wore a Versace robe and matching boots for the evening, host Ciara turned up in an eye-catching orange crystal jumpsuit from Georges Hobeika, Katherine Langford wowed in a ruffled red Rodarte ballgown, while Christina Aguilera made a dramatic entrance in a white ensemble complete with hood and chunky jewellery from Jean Paul Gaultier.

Elsewhere, Stranger Things actress Maya Hawke looked like a princess in a black tulle Dior gown, Billy Porter turned heads in a white ensemble from Thom Browne topped off with a striking Stephen Jones hat, and Lil Nas X made a splash in a neon green suit and zebra print shirt.

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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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Halsey and Evan Peters channel Sonny & Cher for red carpet debut

Halsey and Evan Peters dressed up as Sonny & Cher as they made their red carpet debut as a couple on Saturday. The Without Me singer was linked to the American Horror Story actor in September after they were spotted at a theme park together and she see…

Halsey and Evan Peters dressed up as Sonny & Cher as they made their red carpet debut as a couple on Saturday.

The Without Me singer was linked to the American Horror Story actor in September after they were spotted at a theme park together and she seemingly confirmed their romance by sharing photos of their Halloween outfits from her annual bash on Friday.

However, they took their relationship public on Saturday by attending the American Horror Story 100th Episode Celebration at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, where they posed for photographers on the red carpet.

The 25-year-old wore a long dark wig, heavy blue eye make-up and a white one-shoulder satin dress with multi-coloured polka dots, while Evan sported a matching polka dot shirt with a white tuxedo, a mullet-style wig, and a stick-on moustache. Sonny & Cher, the husband-and-wife duo, wore those outfits during an episode of their ’70s TV show The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.

Halsey uploaded a picture of her look on social media and wrote in the caption, “Been dying to try out a good @cher makeup forever and finally got to!” She also confirmed to a fan on Twitter that she did the make-up herself.

On Friday, the singer attended her annual Halloween party in Los Angeles in a reimagined version of Marilyn Manson from the cover of his 1998 album Mechanical Animals. Evan, 32, dressed up as a fan of the Insane Clown Posse hip-hop duo.

Halsey shared photos of their looks on Instagram with the caption, “Resident goths.” In the snaps, she can be seen wearing a white latex bodysuit, white all over her face, striking blue eye make-up, coloured contact lenses, and a bright red wig.

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Off-White presents space-themed collection for spring 2020

Off-White has unveiled a space-themed collection for spring/summer 2020.The Milan-based fashion house held a presentation at the Centre Pompidou on Thursday night as part of Paris Fashion Week, however, founder Virgil Abloh was not in attendance, havin…

Off-White has unveiled a space-themed collection for spring/summer 2020.

The Milan-based fashion house held a presentation at the Centre Pompidou on Thursday night as part of Paris Fashion Week, however, founder Virgil Abloh was not in attendance, having announced earlier this month that he was taking three months off to focus on his health.

Drawing in celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Olivia Culpo, Tyga, and Halsey, the show, titled Meteor Shower, kicked off with a recording of the voice of Dr. Mae Jemison, who became the first black woman to travel in space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

“The fundamental concept is to illustrate a woman’s power,” explained Abloh in the show notes. “To show that her spirit is indestructible by natural forces. She can withstand a ‘meteor shower’ both metaphorically and physically speaking.”

To open, Adut Akech walked the runway in a white shirtdress with heavy steel earrings. A number of outfits which merged Abloh’s interest in streetwear and sculptural silhouettes followed, with a white dress with parachute-esque skirt proving to be a highlight, as was a parka coat matched with sporty separates.

The designer had fun with the theme too, cutting round holes in tops and trouser legs, with the quirky motifs meant to resemble “craters formed by falling rock,” and also refer to the ‘cheesehead’ hat worn by fans at sports games in Wisconsin, where Abloh attended university.

He also cut holes into an updated version of Off-White’s Jitney handbag, with the design making it nearly impossible to store anything inside.

To end the spectacle, a line-up of models walked the runway in white ensembles topped with utilitarian accessories, while sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid modelled hot pink dresses at the conclusion.

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Mandy Moore ‘twins’ with Susan Kelechi Watson at 2019 Emmy Awards

Mandy Moore has joked about “twinning” with her This Is Us co-star Susan Kelechi Watson at the 2019 Emmy Awards on Sunday.The This Is Us actress, who was nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category, walked the purple carpet at …

Mandy Moore has joked about “twinning” with her This Is Us co-star Susan Kelechi Watson at the 2019 Emmy Awards on Sunday.

The This Is Us actress, who was nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category, walked the purple carpet at the event in a gorgeous Brandon Maxwell gown with a pink off-the-shoulder top and long red skirt.

However, Mandy’s co-star Susan showed up in a very similar number from Badgley Mischka, and accordingly, the pair took the opportunity to take some pictures together.

“Always happy to be here and twinning with my girl, @susankelechiwatson. Thanks for having us @televisionacad! #Emmys,” the 35-year-old captioned a slideshow of happy snaps on her Instagram page.

Meanwhile, Susan, 37, uploaded the same photos and wrote: “No one else I’d rather twin with! Emmy nominee @mandymooremm. So excited to be here and have some famcandy on my arm (sic)! Feeling so extra special in this delicious @badgleymischka. Thank you both for this red and pink dream!”

The post caught the attention of Mandy and Susan’s celebrity pals, with actress Rachel Bilson commenting, “Stunning”, and model Karen Elson praising, “Gorgeous!!!”

Red and pink were a major trend for the 2019 Emmy Awards, with Taraji P. Henson rocking a blush number from Vera Wang with a red cape, Marisa Tomei opting for a pink and red dress by Ralph & Russo, and Catherine Zeta-Jones donning a hot pink Georges Hobeika number. Elsewhere, Joey King selected a ruby red Zac Posen dress, Sophie Turner sported a pale pink Louis Vuitton gown, Halsey dazzled in a strapless pink ombre Rami Kadi ballgown, and Zoe Kazan turned heads in a black Gucci ensemble with red and pink ribbon detailing draped on the bodice.

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Rihanna ‘too involved’ in Savage X Fenty design process

Rihanna personally signed off on every single detail in her latest Savage X Fenty collection. The singer and fashion designer showed off the latest collection for her lingerie brand during an epic extravaganza at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as part…

Rihanna personally signed off on every single detail in her latest Savage X Fenty collection.

The singer and fashion designer showed off the latest collection for her lingerie brand during an epic extravaganza at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday night.

But in an interview with Entertainment Tonight backstage, the 31-year-old revealed that she is “too involved” in all aspects of the design process and there is nothing in the line that hasn’t had her stamp of approval.

“Oh my God, I’m too involved. I want a break but I’m a control freak, so I do everything,” Rihanna shared. “I see everything. There’s not one step of the way, there’s not one lace trim, there’s not one bra strap… there is not one bow on a panty that I do not see and approve.

“It’s a lot of work, but it’s the only way you can preserve a brand, that you start from scratch… Here, I have a unique opportunity to change things. I’ve always been so sincere with my perspective on this brand but to see the way that we’re perceived in the lingerie world.”

The fashion and beauty mogul added that there’s pressure on her to continue producing size-inclusive garments, admitting, “It makes me feel like now we cannot neglect those consumers.”

This year’s Savage X Fenty presentation was bigger than ever thanks to a partnership with executives at Amazon Prime Video, who will exclusively broadcast the show on 20 September. To keep details under wraps, photography and cell phones were banned from the venue.

In addition to the new designs, the show will also feature performances from DJ Khaled, Halsey, Big Sean, and Migos, among others, as well as special appearances from Cara Delevingne, Gigi and Bella Hadid, Normani, Joan Smalls, and Laverne Cox.

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Halsey and The Martinez Brothers front new DKNY 30th birthday campaign

Halsey and DJ duo The Martinez Brothers have been recruited to star in DKNY’s 30th birthday campaign.The New York natives have helped bosses at the label celebrate the milestone with a stunning new campaign shot by fashion photographer Peter Arnell.Set…

Halsey and DJ duo The Martinez Brothers have been recruited to star in DKNY’s 30th birthday campaign.

The New York natives have helped bosses at the label celebrate the milestone with a stunning new campaign shot by fashion photographer Peter Arnell.

Set against a backdrop of the city’s skyscrapers, the black and white images showcase several new looks from the luxury label, which hark back to DKNY’s heritage campaigns of the 1990s.

In one image, Halsey is decked out in leopard-print bike shorts, a bra top, puffer jacket and sneakers from the DKNY fall 2019 collection, while The Martinez Brothers sport chic suits.

“DKNY is the spirit of New York. It’s diversity and drive. It’s hard work and a pinch of destiny. They say if a bee strays too far from its hive, it will die. DKNY keeps my home in my heart, and the magic in my mind. It’s an honour to be a part of their 30th birthday,” the Without Me hitmaker said in a statement.

Steven and Chris Martinez said partnering with DKNY was a natural fit, and “makes perfect sense”.

“We were born and raised in the Bronx. We are blessed to have found our passion through music. It’s taken us to the far corners of the world, and along the way we have met so many people and have had the craziest adventures. At the end of it all though, New York is our home… That’s why this partnership with DKNY is so natural and makes perfect sense for us. Excited to be a part of their family and continue to tell this New York story,” they shared.

In addition to the slick photo campaign, Halsey and The Martinez Brothers are set to perform at a 30th birthday party for the fashion house during New York Fashion Week in September.

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Demi Lovato defends Halsey amid armpit hair storm

Demi Lovato has defended Halsey’s decision to show off underarm stubble in her Rolling Stone cover shot.The 24-year-old appears on the front of the magazine’s new annual Hot Issue with her arms stretched above her head showing a little armpit hair, sen…

Demi Lovato has defended Halsey’s decision to show off underarm stubble in her Rolling Stone cover shot.

The 24-year-old appears on the front of the magazine’s new annual Hot Issue with her arms stretched above her head showing a little armpit hair, sending some fans into a frenzy.

Many applauded the singer’s au naturel look, while one critic wrote: “Thought you were a millionaire just buy some wax.”

Now, Demi has stepped up to defend Halsey, writing: “There so much yes about this picture idk (I don’t know) where to start (sic).”

It’s not the first time the Skyscraper hitmaker has applauded her peers for tackling body issues – she praised Bebe Rexha for opening up about sizeism in January this year.

In an Instagram video, Bebe called out fashion designers who refused to collaborate with her on a dress for the Grammys because she is “too big” and voiced her frustrations at the process of finding garments for red carpet events.

Accordingly, Demi responded in the comments section, “F**king preach!!! Love this and you for speaking your mind and using your voice!!!”

In the past, the 26-year-old star has also been open about her own battles with body image and at one point sought help for eating disorder bulimia, among other health and addiction struggles.

Back in 2017, she tweeted, “I’m having bad body image issue days, I remind myself that I’d rather live in freedom from my eating disorder than worry about what people think about my body.”

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Taylor Swift continues with pastel streak at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Taylor Swift has continued with her pastel streak by wearing a lilac dress to the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.Almost a week after dropping her new single ME!, the singer made a splash on the red carpet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wedn…

Taylor Swift has continued with her pastel streak by wearing a lilac dress to the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

Almost a week after dropping her new single ME!, the singer made a splash on the red carpet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday night (01May19) when she stepped out in a light purple skater-style minidress from Raisa & Vanessa.

Taylor accessorised with matching high heels from Casadei, and a star-studded ear cuff, while her make-up artist Lorrie Turk completed the look by giving her a sweep of lavender-coloured eyeshadow on her lids and slick of rose-pink lipstick.

With her upcoming seventh studio album, Taylor has recently adopted a new pastel-shaded aesthetic, having been spotted out and about in New York City with pink dip-dyed hair and floral-printed dresses, while she also helped to design the peach and yellow-coloured J. Mendel gown that she wore to the recent Time 100 Gala.

In addition, the superstar has been curating her Instagram page to reflect her new theme, with the account now featuring close-up images of pink sequin fabric, a light blue bicycle, heart-shaped jewellery, pastel tiles, and pink and yellow handbags.

Other celebrities to make sartorial statements at the Billboard Music Awards included Cardi B, who rocked a canary yellow skirt and top from Moschino, and Diplo, who opted for a purple and gold cowboy-inspired suit.

Ciara wowed in a black dress with flowing train from Stephane Rolland, actress Olivia Wilde dazzled in a gold Ralph Lauren number, and Jennifer Hudson opted for a brown Area Suit with crystal detailing, which she matched with Stuart Weitzman shoes and The Residency earrings.

Sophie Turner, who wed fiance Joe Jonas following the ceremony, sported head-to-toe Louis Vuitton, while her sister-in-law Priyanka Chopra looked stunning in a white Zuhair Murad Couture ensemble.

Elsewhere, Halsey turned heads in a blue satin and black lace dress, which she matched with dramatic make-up and purple lipstick, and rapper Yung Miami rocked a neon green tulle dress from Oyemwen and bright yellow Christian Louboutin pumps.

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