Oscar de la Renta explores Latin American roots for spring 2020 collection

Oscar de la Renta has tapped into its Latin American roots for spring/summer 2020.The luxury fashion house, which is helmed by co-creative directors Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim, unveiled their latest collection at the Cunard Building as part of New Y…

Oscar de la Renta has tapped into its Latin American roots for spring/summer 2020.

The luxury fashion house, which is helmed by co-creative directors Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim, unveiled their latest collection at the Cunard Building as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday night, with celebrities including Lucy Hale, Karolina Kurkova, and Priyanka Chopra all perched on the front row.

In the show notes, the designers explained that they were inspired by late brand founder de la Renta’s Dominican heritage, as well as Garcia’s childhood, as he grew up in the same nation, as well as in northern Spain.

With a backdrop featuring colourful arched walls, potted palm trees, and baskets filled with fruit, the presentation opened with a model walking the white runway in a draped pink and peach dress matched with a pale pink blazer, with the ensemble topped off with strappy white stilettos.

A series of dresses made of floaty fabrics in yellow and floral print followed, with Garcia and Kim also introducing knitted tops and pleated skirts, kaftan-style dresses, striped asymmetrical gowns with frayed edging, as well as strapless gowns with woven patterning.

Featuring a palette of sunset hues, including lemon yellows, orange, and blush pink, the line was interspersed with touches of sky blue, olive green, and coral.

The show wrapped up with a parade of models showing off glamorous evening gowns made of taffeta or tiered tulle, with Candice Swanepoel rocking a strapless nude number with a corset-like bodice, and Irina Shayk closing the spectacle in a gorgeous black gown with halterneck and high-low skirt.

New York Fashion Week continues on Wednesday with shows from Michael Kors and Dennis Basso.

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Irina Shayk would rather receive a plant than flowers

Irina Shayk would rather receive a tomato plant than an extravagant bouquet of flowers.The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry. But wh…

Irina Shayk would rather receive a tomato plant than an extravagant bouquet of flowers.

The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry.

But while Irina is undoubtedly regularly gifted with flowers, in a new interview for the latest digital issue of Harper’s Bazaar, she explained that she prefers getting living plants.

“Every time people send me flowers, I’m like, just send me a tomato plant!” she laughed to the publication, adding that she is a little old-fashioned when it comes to being courted by potential suitors. “Nobody’s sending letters to anyone anymore. I really believe if you go for dinner with somebody, you don’t have to send them a text or keep them updated on Instagram message. You freaking pick up the phone, call and say, ‘Let’s have dinner.'”

Irina was most recently in a relationship with actor Bradley Cooper, with whom she shares two-year-old daughter Lea De Seine. While the couple reportedly split in June, the model has no qualms about being single, especially as she grew up surrounded by a group of strong women.

“Women are the ones who can handle everything. Women can raise the kids, women can do the job, and when she’s back, she can cook and clean and do the heavy work too!” the 33-year-old recalled of the women in her homeland, adding that she’s not afraid to be hands-on at home. “People think I have a team of like 20 people, but it’s going to make me more nervous to have somebody else to help me. I think I like to be not helped…If I need to put a nail in the wall or move a sofa, oh yea, I can do it.”

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Irina Shayk and Adriana Lima dazzle on cover of Vogue Spain

Irina Shayk and Adriana Lima have been tapped to star on the cover of Vogue Spain.The two models were shot by famed photographers Luigi Murenu and Iango Henzi for the August 2019 issue of the fashion publication, with the image showing them both gazing…

Irina Shayk and Adriana Lima have been tapped to star on the cover of Vogue Spain.

The two models were shot by famed photographers Luigi Murenu and Iango Henzi for the August 2019 issue of the fashion publication, with the image showing them both gazing directly at the camera while sporting matching black outfits and slicks of red lipstick.

Russian star Irina uploaded a copy of the cover image to her Instagram page, and gushed over the photoshoot with her pal.

“When women come together and empower each other… magic happens. Sisterhood and synergy on the cover of @voguespain with my sister @adrianalima. Thank u to my amazing friends @luigiandiango for capturing and empowering us that day (sic),” the 33-year-old captioned the snap.

Fashion Director of Vogue Spain, Juance Brian, oversaw the photoshoot, while Luigi Murenu was in charge of hair, and Georgi Sandev did the make-up.

And former Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana, 38, was equally thrilled with the result.

“@irinashayk babe us together in a cover is a dream…. u are killing it…. so proud…. can’t wait to see more pics of u (sic),” the Brazilian beauty added.

Accordingly, the gorgeous image garnered a lot of attention from Irina and Adriana’s fellow models, with Naomi Campbell posting two heart emojis, Shanina Shaik writing, “My loves!!! My babies, ️ my queens,” and Stella Maxwell posting, “Wowowowowowww.”

Doutzen Kroes, Carolyn Murphy, Petra Nemcova, and Anna Dello Russo also praised the photoshoot.

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Irina Shayk rejects cosmetic surgery rumours

Irina Shayk has laughed off reports suggesting she has undergone cosmetic surgery.The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry. However, in…

Irina Shayk has laughed off reports suggesting she has undergone cosmetic surgery.

The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry.

However, in a new interview for the latest digital issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Irina explained that comments about her features and the work she has supposedly had done always makes her chuckle.

“If I read (a headline) and it’s like, ‘She had injections, her lips look like dumplings,’ I just laugh, because it just makes me,” she told the publication. “I don’t want to say it makes me happy, but I think in this life you have to have a sense of humour.

“With everything that’s going on in the world, you have to take it easy. Some people are going to love you, some people are going to hate you. It doesn’t really disturb my life.”

Irina, who shares two-year-old daughter Lea with former boyfriend Bradley Cooper, went on to insist that she doesn’t judge anyone who decides to get injections or undergo plastic surgery. And she is adamant that she is not too worried about getting older.

“If somebody wants to inject their lips because they feel bad, God bless them. I don’t judge anyone. I always promote natural beauty because I think we live in this perfect world where everyone wants to be perfect. But I’m not perfect. Sometimes I have a double chin. Perfection doesn’t exist,” the 33-year-old mused. “I’m going to have wrinkles and I have wrinkles. You just have to accept the idea of ageing and of bodies at every stage, and just celebrate it. In life, we have to let it go and understand it’s a human process not to be perfect.”

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Irina Shayk: ‘I still believe in marriage’

Irina Shayk still believes in marriage despite her split from rumoured fiance Bradley Cooper.The 33-year-old model opened up about her high-profile breakup from the A Star Is Born actor/director in a cover interview for Harper’s Bazaar Digital Summer I…

Irina Shayk still believes in marriage despite her split from rumoured fiance Bradley Cooper.

The 33-year-old model opened up about her high-profile breakup from the A Star Is Born actor/director in a cover interview for Harper’s Bazaar Digital Summer Issue.

The brunette beauty and Cooper started dating in early 2015, and became parents to two-year-old daughter Lea De Seine in March, 2017.

And while news of the couple’s split broke last month, the model insisted her views on marriage haven’t changed.

“Do I believe in marriage? Yes, of course,” the notoriously private star said. “I’m not the kind of person who is against it.”

Shayk and Cooper went to great lengths to keep their romance out of the headlines, and neither spoke about the other in interviews.

But regarding the interest in their split, she shrugged: “I think it’s just human beings: if you cannot have it, you want to have it. There’s a curtain there, you want to open the curtain. It’s curiosity I guess.”

Elsewhere in the interview, the Russian model also opened up about her approach to parenting.

“You have to be really truly yourself for your kids, otherwise you’re living in a lie,” she said. “Tell me one reason why, just because you’re a mother, that you need to wear a longer skirt. No! I don’t believe in that. I really don’t.

“Why should you have to change who you are and how you feel just because you become a mother? I’m like, tell me why.”

Shayk also insisted she doesn’t comprise her look for modelling agencies either, adding: “If you really love you for who you are, I think you can do anything.”

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Irina Shayk regrets allowing sister to overpluck her eyebrows

Irina Shayk wishes she didn’t allow her sister to pluck her eyebrows when they were young.The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry.Howev…

Irina Shayk wishes she didn’t allow her sister to pluck her eyebrows when they were young.

The Russian supermodel is one of the most beautiful women in the world, having landed campaigns for the likes of Intimissimi lingerie, Versace, and Burberry.

However, Irina shared in a new video for Harpersbazaar.com, that even she suffered an eyebrow disaster at one point.

“I have an older sister (Tatiana), she loved to experiment with (beauty),” she recalled. “She decided to pluck my eyebrows because she wasn’t sure if she wanted thin or thick eyebrows on herself, so she decided to try this on her younger sister. So, I had super thin eyebrows for a while.”

Irina went on to note that she now prefers a “thick, natural” brow. The model also credited celebrity hairdresser Harry Josh with her new bob haircut.

“Harry Josh is obsessed with the short hair,” the 33-year-old smiled. “So, that was his idea and the reference was Christy Turlington in the early 1990s. I love her, she is a goddess, style icon, and she always has her hair on point!”

Elsewhere in the chat, Irina was asked to pick her favourite photoshoot to date, and she named a Versace campaign which was helmed by photographer Steven Meisel.

“It was kind of this iconic make-up, this beautiful green eyeshadow and natural hair. So, this look is definitely a stand out for me, just the way he placed his light and the way he shot it – it was really iconic,” she added.

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Gigi Hadid, Irina Shayk & Joan Smalls join forces for Dynasty-inspired Moschino ad

Gigi Hadid, Irina Shayk and Joan Smalls have joined forces for a new Dynasty-inspired Moschino ad.The supermodels feature in the fall 2019 campaign, which is heavily influenced by the 1980s TV soap opera that starred Joan Collins, Linda Evans and John …

Gigi Hadid, Irina Shayk and Joan Smalls have joined forces for a new Dynasty-inspired Moschino ad.

The supermodels feature in the fall 2019 campaign, which is heavily influenced by the 1980s TV soap opera that starred Joan Collins, Linda Evans and John Forsythe.

Creative director Jeremy Scott has teamed up with fashion photographer Steven Meisel for the ads, and according to the press release from the Italian fashion house, “there is drama, catfights and over the top glamour.”

Male models Denek Kania, Mason McKenrick and Trevor Signorino make up the rest of the cast, as Hadid, Shayk, and Smalls play powerful wealthy women who either embark on affairs or catch their cheating husbands in the act.

The ’80s-inspired costumes were styled by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, with hairstylist Guido Palau backcombing the models’ hair into bouffants, and the legendary Pat McGrath on make-up.

Hadid shared the teaser trailer of the ad campaign on Instagram and tagged Shayk and Smalls.

“A look into the MOSCHINO DYNASTY. COMING SOON TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU,” the 24-year-old wrote. “This was the best day. Obsessed with you, my girls. Days like this are the ones I dreamt about when I wanted to be in this industry. Thank you, forever.”

Shayk, 33, who recently split with Bradley Cooper, also posted the video on social media.

“So happy to be a part of the new @moschino campaign. Jeremy always bringing excitement and laughter to fashion,” the mother-of-one wrote on Instagram, while a Moschino rep wrote on the brand’s official page: “TUNE IN THIS SEASON ON @MOSCHINO AND WATCH AS ALL THE DRAMA UNFOLDS!”

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Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk front new Versace Eyewear ads

Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk are the new faces of Versace Eyewear.Bella appears alongside Brazilian male model Joao Knorr in the futuristic stills for the fashion house’s new range of sunglasses, while Irina is fronting Versace’s chic optical collection…

Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk are the new faces of Versace Eyewear.

Bella appears alongside Brazilian male model Joao Knorr in the futuristic stills for the fashion house’s new range of sunglasses, while Irina is fronting Versace’s chic optical collection for its spring/summer 2019 campaign.

“See the world through the eyes of Versace,” the Italian label announced on their website, with a series of images from their new ads. “Versace sunglasses provide the finishing touch to any look, and suit a multitude of styles.

“Made by the best optical craftsmen in the world, Versace Eyewear is modern elegance for the face.”

Irina wears a floral headscarf and a crocheted floral dress in the images, complemented by the retro cat-eye style glasses perched on her face. In a short clip shared on Versace’s Instagram, the mother-of-one is seen playfully texting on her phone before looking into the camera.

Bella poses alongside Joao in the black-and-white snaps, while wearing a pair of round aviator sunglasses, with her hair scraped back into a chic ponytail.

The model is no stranger to working with the iconic label – she and her sister Gigi both walked the Versace catwalk, alongside Irina, at the star-studded show during Milan Fashion Week in February.

Bella was also recently announced as the face of streetwear brand Kith’s collaboration with the fashion house.

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Irina Shayk: ‘Jean Paul Gaultier finds beauty in everything’

Irina Shayk is amazed by the way Jean Paul Gaultier can find beauty in “everything”.Gaultier tapped the Russian model to be the face of his new Scandal fragrance, a gig which suits Shayk perfectly.”At first, I thought, ‘Wow!’ I was really excited. I li…

Irina Shayk is amazed by the way Jean Paul Gaultier can find beauty in “everything”.

Gaultier tapped the Russian model to be the face of his new Scandal fragrance, a gig which suits Shayk perfectly.

“At first, I thought, ‘Wow!’ I was really excited. I like the name Scandal because it sounds like me… Scandal can be something flirty and sexy and charming and classy,” she smiled to Vogue France.

“Jean Paul Gaultier is one of those French houses that breaks down all barriers in fashion. Everything is a piece of art, inspired by all types of women. He doesn’t believe in one kind of beauty… Jean Paul Gaultier is all about charisma, and being different. He finds beauty in everything.”

Explaining her own relationship with perfume, Shayk, who shares two-year-old daughter Lea with boyfriend Bradley Cooper, claimed she likes to spray herself with scent, though hates anything overpowering that “leaves a cloud behind the person”.

Luckily, Scandal is a light fragrance, made up of honey, pear, jasmine, and floral notes, with the scent reminding the brunette beauty of her childhood.

“When I smelled Scandal, it reminded me of something. I was born and raised in a small village and we had a garden with two pear trees. I’m attached to this perfume because it brings back memories from childhood. I can imagine those pear trees, I remember the smell,” the 33-year-old shared.

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Natasha Poly welcomes second child

Natasha Poly has given birth to her second child.The Russian supermodel announced in November (18) that she was expecting another baby with her husband Peter Bakker, a sibling for their five-year-old daughter Aleksandra. While Natasha has had a relati…

Natasha Poly has given birth to her second child.

The Russian supermodel announced in November (18) that she was expecting another baby with her husband Peter Bakker, a sibling for their five-year-old daughter Aleksandra.

While Natasha has had a relatively low profile in recent months, she took to Instagram over the weekend (06-07Apr19) to announce the arrival of her son, Adrian Grey Bakker.

“One Week Ago Little Angel Came In To Our Life. Adrian Grey Bakker,” she captioned a sweet snap of her posing with the infant, adding that little Adrian was born on 30 March 2019.

Natasha did not share any further details. However, a number of her celebrity friends were quick to share congratulatory messages on her post.

Alessandra Ambrosio wrote, “Congratulations to you guys” alongside a series of heart emojis, Shanina Shaik commented, “Congrats on your new bundle of joy,” and Eva Herzigova added, “Welcome Adrian.”

Actress Eva Longoria posted, “Beautiful!!!” with three prayer hand emojis, and Coco Rocha stated, “Congrats mommy !!!!!!!”

Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, Irina Shayk, Lily Aldridge, Nadine Leopold, Rachel Zoe, and Isabeli Fontana also shared their joy over the happy news.

Natasha revealed she was having a boy in February when her friends threw her a surprise baby shower which had blue and gold balloons and decorations.

“This Was Such An Incredible Surprise, The Sweetest Baby Shower Ever! When You Have Friends Like You Who Plan And Throw The Most Awesome Party Then You Are Blessed…. I Am Fortunate To Have You Guys Who Is Truly Magical,” the 33-year-old wrote alongside a series of snaps from the party. “Thank You For All Getting Together! I Feel So Much LOVE #ItsABoy.”

Natasha wed Dutch businessman Peter in 2011.

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