Ashley Graham shares first photo of baby son

Ashley Graham has taken to social media to share the first photo of her baby son.Last month, the model announced that she had given birth on 18 January in a post on her Instagram Stories, but didn’t divulge any further details. However, Ashley offered…

Ashley Graham has taken to social media to share the first photo of her baby son.

Last month, the model announced that she had given birth on 18 January in a post on her Instagram Stories, but didn’t divulge any further details.

However, Ashley offered her fans an update on Tuesday by posting two black-and-white snaps on Instagram – with each one showing the baby’s hand holding his parents’ fingers.

“At 6:00PM on 01/18/2020, we welcomed 7lbs 5oz of love into our world,” she wrote in the caption. “Meeting our son has made our hearts incredibly full.”

Ashley added that she and her husband Justin Ervin were looking forward to introducing the tot during an episode of her Pretty Big Deal podcast in the near future.

Accordingly, the 32-year-old’s sweet message quickly garnered lots of attention from her celebrity friends.

“Welcome to the world, little one!” wrote Reese Witherspoon, while Helena Christensen gushed, “So much love to you and Justin and the little baba.”

Karlie Kloss posted, “Congratulations!!!! CANNOT WAIT TO MEET HIM !!!” alongside a string of heart emojis, and Christy Turlington added: “Capricorn. YES. Congratulations, Mama!”

Amber Valletta, Hannah Ferguson, Carolyn Murphy, Taylor Hill, Lily Aldridge, and Lais Ribeiro also shared their best wishes to the couple, though writer Erin Foster took the opportunity to praise Ashley’s manicure.

“Congrats! Also, your fingernail is beautiful. Great nail beds,” she wrote.

Ashley and Justin wed in 2010. The brunette beauty announced her pregnancy in August.

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Natacha Ramsay-Levi envisioned a ‘female utopia’ for Chloe’s latest campaign

Natacha Ramsay-Levi wanted to present her version of a “female utopia” in Chloe’s spring/summer 2019 campaign.The 38-year-old succeeded Clare Waight Keller as creative director of the French fashion house in March 2017, and vowed to respect the brand’s…

Natacha Ramsay-Levi wanted to present her version of a “female utopia” in Chloe’s spring/summer 2019 campaign.

The 38-year-old succeeded Clare Waight Keller as creative director of the French fashion house in March 2017, and vowed to respect the brand’s Bohemian roots following her appointment.

She stayed true to her word when she unveiled Chloe’s spring/summer 2019 line during Paris Fashion Week last September (18), which took inspiration from ’60s glamour icons, and the label has now released images from the accompanying campaign starring models Rianne Van Rompaey, Carolina Burgin, Hannah Ferguson, and Imaan Hammam.

“There is an aura of mystery surrounding the nature of their bond,” Ramsay-Levi told U.S. Vogue. “They are linked by a sensuality and a stately demeanour.”

The campaign was shot by photographer Steven Meisel, with the film scheduled for release on 21 January. In the footage, the four women can be seen drifting through a modern villa space as part of a concept Ramsay-Levi describes as hippie modernism.

“Hippie modernism is an oppositional expression suggesting a lifestyle that is affected by the environment and the idea of modernity,” she explained. “The hippie culture represents the last utopia of the 20th century, which for me, is very relevant today.”

Ramsay-Levi also sought Meisel’s services the previous season, and has noticed a seamless connection between this campaign and that of autumn/winter 2018, which depicted six women on a New York City rooftop.

“For me, Steven has this ability to film women and reveal their incredible beauty while simultaneously proposing a strong statement about the fashion,” the designer praised. “This is a balance that I find rare and hence treasure in a photographer’s work… you can notice a recurring flow to the films and a composition to the images that become emblematic of Chloe today.”

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Shanina Shaik talks racism in fashion

Shanina Shaik was once told she wouldn’t book high-end fashion jobs because of the colour of her skin.The Australian beauty moved to New York as a teenager to achieve her ambition of becoming a model, and made her debut at New York Fashion Week in 2009…

Shanina Shaik was once told she wouldn’t book high-end fashion jobs because of the colour of her skin.

The Australian beauty moved to New York as a teenager to achieve her ambition of becoming a model, and made her debut at New York Fashion Week in 2009.

Now, the 27-year-old is a runway regular, walking for labels like Jason Wu, Tom Ford and Vivienne Westwood. But her rise to the top wasn’t easy, and Shanina, who has Pakistani, Lithuanian, and Saudi Arabian heritage, says she’s had to fight to succeed.

“I used to get bullied. I was told that I wasn’t going to be able to model because of the way I look,” she said to The Hollywood Reporter. “I was told that because of the colour of my skin that I would never be able to book high-end fashion jobs.”

Shanina will be shining a light on the topic of racism in fashion on new TV show Model Squad. The E! Series, which premiered on Tuesday (04Sep18), follows Shanina, Devon Windsor, Hannah Ferguson and Olivia Culpo, among other models, as they navigate the industry.

And while the style world is slowly becoming more inclusive, the Victoria’s Secret model says more still needs to be done.

“Sitting back and seeing more diversity on magazine covers and in campaigns, it’s really exciting. I don’t think we’re completely there yet, but we’re doing better,” she stated. “With everyone so mixed and diverse, it’s hard for some people – like myself – to fit into a category. We have made strides and I love to see how a lot of designers and editors have championed models of colour in the past few years, but there could definitely be even more representation and inclusiveness.”

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Hannah Ferguson stays safe in the sun after skin cancer scare

Hannah Ferguson always wears SPF after previously being diagnosed with melanoma, a type of skin cancer.The model has appeared in four consecutive editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and is also the face of Jimmy Choo’s latest fragrance, F…

Hannah Ferguson always wears SPF after previously being diagnosed with melanoma, a type of skin cancer.

The model has appeared in four consecutive editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and is also the face of Jimmy Choo’s latest fragrance, Fever.

As a swimsuit model Hannah has to sometimes spend long days outside, but she’s now much more clued up on keeping safe in the sun after having a skin cancer scare.

“I’m in the sun a lot for my job and I’ve actually already had melanoma on my arms from not being cautious in the sun in the past,” the 26-year-old told Harper’s Bazaar. “Since then I’m been taking much better precautions to combat future skin cancers, by applying SPF.”

Now fully recovered, Hannah makes sure her skin is protected by wearing La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL Ultra Light Tinted Fluid SPF50+ most days, favouring this particular product as it’s “tinted, and it’s super thin too, so it doesn’t feel heavy at all”.

The fashion star also prefers light make-up coverage in order to let her natural freckles shine through.

“As I say, I tend to use a tinted sunscreen, so that tends to be my base. I don’t wear foundation over it, as I like to wear something light so you can still see my freckles, and the SPF has just enough coverage to work a little bit like foundation when I have it on,” she explained. “I’m not about to try and cover my freckles up and I don’t like to pile a lot of make-up on.”

She will, however, occasionally add conceal under her eyes, but is reluctant to splash out on luxury products.

“I love brands that you can just pick up at a drugstore or pharmacy. I’m not super fancy when it comes to my products and I often find the ones I can get there are the best ones,” Hannah insisted.

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Devon Windsor and Olivia Culpo to front fashion docuseries

Devon Windsor and Olivia Culpo have been tapped to appear in new reality TV show Model Squad.Executives at the E! network have greenlit a docuseries about the high-stakes modelling world, which will kick off with a preview titled Model Squad: Fashion W…

Devon Windsor and Olivia Culpo have been tapped to appear in new reality TV show Model Squad.

Executives at the E! network have greenlit a docuseries about the high-stakes modelling world, which will kick off with a preview titled Model Squad: Fashion Week, to air in the U.S. on 12 February (18), and officially launch later in the year with an eight-episode run.

Joining Victoria’s Secret model Windsor and former beauty queen Culpo are a range of sought-after names in the fashion industry, including Daniela Braga, Hannah Ferguson, Ping Hue, Nadine Leopold, Shanina Shaik, Caroline Lowe and Ashley Moore – all who have appeared in magazines such as Sports Illustrated, Elle, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

Amy Introcaso-Davis, E!’s executive vice president of development and production, has promised that the show will offer an authentic glimpse into the women’s lives and careers.

“The women of Model Squad have achieved incredible success at a very young age,” she said in a statement. “This series gives our viewers an exclusive front row seat as they watch real top models compete against and support each other through the triumphs and the challenges of the mega-pressure world of high fashion.”

Model Squad will be executive produced by IMG in associated with Trooper Entertainment and Lionsgate, with David Caplan, Will Staeger and Gennifer Gardiner serving as executive producers.

And Caplan is thrilled to see the project has landed at E! – the home of hit reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spin-offs.

“I am excited to document the drive and ambition of these young women at the top of their industry,” he shared. “With supermodels at the forefront of pop culture, the series could not have a better home than on E!”

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