Evangeline Lilly regrets her behaviour on photoshoot with Peter Lindbergh

Evangeline Lilly has regrets over her behaviour on a 2008 photoshoot with Peter Lindbergh.The German photographer and film director, known for his portraits and cinematic images, passed away on 3 September at the age of 74, and tributes poured in from …

Evangeline Lilly has regrets over her behaviour on a 2008 photoshoot with Peter Lindbergh.

The German photographer and film director, known for his portraits and cinematic images, passed away on 3 September at the age of 74, and tributes poured in from the likes of Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, while actresses Julianne Moore and Charlize Theron praised Lindbergh’s kindness and ability to empower his subjects.

However, Lost star Evangeline has now recalled in an Instagram post her experience shooting campaign images with the photographer for the Davidoff Cool Water Woman perfume in 2008, and candidly shared that she treated Lindbergh poorly while on location in Antigua.

“Peter’s death has a particular pang because it represents lost (pun fully intended) opportunities in my life. I have so much pain surrounding my body as a sexual object,” she wrote, before explaining that she was feeling conflicted about her career and fame at the time of the shoot. “I worked with Peter on a fragrance campaign. I didn’t want to be there. I didn’t want to be there, wet, in the ocean, in a bathing suit, seducing a camera. I did it for the money. And as a result, despite all of the accolades he came with, Peter, the photographer, was the enemy.”

Evangeline added that she couldn’t relax at all, and accordingly, vented her anger and frustration on set.

“I missed the opportunity to have a special man show me the other side of our industry, the side that is artful, connected, classy and mature, and maybe even show me another side of myself,” the 40-year-old lamented.

Evangeline concluded her post, alongside images from the Davidoff campaign, by telling her followers that she wished she would have been able to be photographed by Lindbergh now she is “a mature woman who would be able to meet his eye and receive.”

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Brandon Maxwell ‘thrilled’ to make InStyle’s iconic dresses list

Brandon Maxwell is “thrilled” to have one of his designs make it into InStyle magazine’s rundown of the most iconic red carpet dresses.  To mark its 25th anniversary, editors at the U.S. publication tapped models Joan Smalls, Karen Elson, and Amber V…

Brandon Maxwell is “thrilled” to have one of his designs make it into InStyle magazine’s rundown of the most iconic red carpet dresses.

  To mark its 25th anniversary, editors at the U.S. publication tapped models Joan Smalls, Karen Elson, and Amber Valletta to wear 25 of the most legendary red carpet gowns, and Maxwell was overjoyed to see his pink column cape dress, which was worn by Thandie Newton to the 2018 Emmys, included in the list.  

 “For @instylemagazine 25th anniversary they chose 25 of the most iconic red carpet dresses from the past 25 years to be shot on today’s supermodels, and we are so thrilled to be included!” he wrote on Instagram beside an image of Elson modelling the design as she walks down a street.  

 “In the September issue, @misskarenelson wears #brandonmaxwell pink crepe column cape gown from the Spring/Summer 2019 runway collection. This dress was first worn by @thandienewton on the night she won her Emmy, and styled by @erinwalshnyc.”  

 The designer and Lady Gaga’s fashion director, who launched his eponymous label in 2015 and boasts Gwyneth Paltrow, Blake Lively, and Michelle Obama as celebrity supporters, also thanked InStyle’s editor-in-chief Laura Brown and her team for “including us amongst so many dresses that I have loved over the years!”  

 The photoshoot was shot by Sebastian Faena and styled by Julia von Boehm. For the feature, the British model also wears the pale pink Ralph Lauren ballgown Paltrow wore to collect her Oscar in 1999, the ivory satin Marc Bouwer dress Angelina Jolie chose for the 2004 Academy Awards, the strapless emerald Tom Ford number Julianne Moore wore to the 2013 Oscars, and the plunging light blue Prada gown Lupita Nyong’o was wearing when she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2014. 

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Julianne Moore: ‘Tom Ford taught me about fashion’

Julianne Moore has credited designer Tom Ford with teaching her valuable lessons about fashion.The actress was a muse of the American designer and his leading lady in his directorial debut, A Single Man, back in 2009.In an interview with supermodel Hel…

Julianne Moore has credited designer Tom Ford with teaching her valuable lessons about fashion.

The actress was a muse of the American designer and his leading lady in his directorial debut, A Single Man, back in 2009.

In an interview with supermodel Helena Christensen to mark InStyle magazine’s 25th anniversary, Julianne shared the fashion knowledge that her close friend imparted on her.

“Tom, for all of his glamour and everything, is never mysterious about fashion. He’s not precious about it. He’s like, ‘Oh, that armhole needs to be tighter; the skirt needs to be this length; that colour looks good on you.’ He’s very specific about it, so I always think it’s nice to demystify fashion,” she explained.

“Get a good tailor and make sure it fits. Do you feel good in it? Do you feel like it’s appropriate for the occasion? And the best thing that’s happened to me regarding fashion is the iPhone, because taking a picture of your outfit before you leave is one of the best things you can do.”

Elsewhere in the interview, the Oscar-winning actress shared that she was obsessed with jumpsuits and Birkenstock sandals.

“I have a dressy one, a blue linen one, a green zip-up Rachel Comey one, and another shiny Rachel Comey number. I wear them a lot, which is why you think I have more,” she told Helena about her jumpsuit collection.

However, she admitted she couldn’t even remember how many pairs of the comfortable sandals she had in her closet.

“I’ve stopped buying them because I have too many, and I want to make sure I wear them until they die. My favourites right now are the Rick Owens. Then I also have an all-green pair that’s a special edition I got in Berlin. They’re excellent,” the 58-year-old gushed.

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Amy Adams’s The Woman in the Window pushed back to 2020

Amy Adams’s upcoming movie The Woman in the Window has been pushed back to 2020 so it can be reworked after test screenings flagged problems. The thriller, starring Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime, was set to hit cinem…

Amy Adams’s upcoming movie The Woman in the Window has been pushed back to 2020 so it can be reworked after test screenings flagged problems.

The thriller, starring Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime, was set to hit cinemas on 4 October, but it has now been switched to an unknown date in 2020 so it can undergo reshoots.

According to editors at The Hollywood Reporter, Disney executives, who obtained the feature when they acquired the Fox film empire in March, have opted to remove it from their 2019 slate so they can rework the picture after early test screenings showed that the narrative confused audiences.

“We’re dealing with a complex novel,” said Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, who is departing the studio imminently but will remain as a consultant on the film for Disney until its release. “We tested the movie really early for that very reason. We wanted to make it better, and we’ve had Disney’s full support in doing that.”

Director Joe Wright, known for films such as Darkest Hour and Atonement, is reportedly planning to do five days of reshoots in August, once Adams wraps filming on Ron Howard’s Netflix movie Hillbilly Elegy.

The Woman in the Window, based on the best-selling 2018 novel by A.J. Finn, also stars Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie and Brian Tyree Henry, and was adapted for the screen by playwright Tracy Letts.

The mystery will be the last film released by Fox 2000 before Disney shutters the division, and there will now be a significant gap between it and Fox 2000’s penultimate film, The Art of Racing in the Rain, which is due for release in August.

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Julianne Moore committed to wearing sustainable jewellery

Julianne Moore has made a commitment to include sustainable jewellery in her red carpet looks. The Still Alice actress credits her friendship with designer and Chopard artistic director Caroline Scheufele for turning her into a more conscious accesso…

Julianne Moore has made a commitment to include sustainable jewellery in her red carpet looks.

The Still Alice actress credits her friendship with designer and Chopard artistic director Caroline Scheufele for turning her into a more conscious accessories buyer.

“When I met Caroline Scheufele a few years ago, she really struck me because she was a pioneer of sustainability in the jewellery world, something that people were not doing,” she told WWD. “She didn’t have to be doing it, but she used her leadership position to set an example.”

Moore can regularly be seen wearing diamonds and gold looks from the brand and recently visited London to celebrate the reopening of Chopard boutique, alongside Colin Firth and his wife Livia, Alexa Chung, and models Petra Nemcova and Arizona Muse.

The label has embarked on a “journey to sustainability” and now uses 100 per cent ethical, fair mined gold as of last summer.

The 58-year-old has tried to extend her devotion to environmentally friendly items off the red carpet as well.

“My husband and I have been trying to eliminate plastic in our lives, not buy any more plastics, reuse anything we have in our house,” the Oscar winner added. “We really think about what kind of space we are taking up and how to consume less, how to use what we have, wear it and return it. We are all realising we have limited amounts of space and resources and it is important to know how to share and use them responsibly.”

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Julianne Moore disliked her freckles for most of her life

Julianne Moore has had a strong dislike of her freckles for most of her life.The Still Alice actress is instantly recognisable for her porcelain skin and striking red hair, and in addition to her Hollywood career, has acted as a brand ambassador for L’…

Julianne Moore has had a strong dislike of her freckles for most of her life.

The Still Alice actress is instantly recognisable for her porcelain skin and striking red hair, and in addition to her Hollywood career, has acted as a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris since 2012.

But in spite of her success, Julianne has now shared that she still battles insecurities over her appearance, especially her freckles.

“I still don’t like them,” she told Tatler magazine. “I’d prefer not to have them, but I do have them and so, so what? It’s OK to have something you don’t love. It’s really alright.”

For the cover of the July 2019 issue, Julianne sports a dramatic Prada dress and custom-made feather eyelashes created for her by make-up artist Hung Vanngo. She also appears in a number of other dramatic ensembles in the accompanying photoshoot, including the gold sequin Valentino ruffle dress she wore to the 2019 camp-themed Met Gala earlier this month.

Accordingly, Julianne explained that she holds a deep passion for fashion, and is still shocked by the death of her friend and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld at the age of 85 in February.

“Losing Karl was a shock to everybody, because he was one of those people who we all believed would live forever. He was so vital, so present, he did everything himself. Whenever you went to the atelier he was right there, working,” the 58-year-old commented.

Elsewhere in the interview, Julianne spoke about her support for the #MeToo movement, opened up about journalist Gloria Steinem, who she is playing in the upcoming film The Glorias: A Life on the Road, and also chatted about the moment she discovered she needed to take control of her own life.

“It wasn’t until I was in my early thirties and I was really unhappy that I realised I hadn’t made my personal life a priority. I realised: ‘I really want this. I want to be married. I want to have children,'” the mother-of-two added.

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Celine Dion named as new brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris

Celine Dion has been named as the new global spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris.In recent years, the Canadian superstar has enjoyed a major resurgence, with fans flocking to her Las Vegas residency shows, which are due to wrap up in June (19). Now, executi…

Celine Dion has been named as the new global spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris.

In recent years, the Canadian superstar has enjoyed a major resurgence, with fans flocking to her Las Vegas residency shows, which are due to wrap up in June (19).

Now, executives at the French cosmetics giant have tapped Celine as a brand ambassador, with her gig as the face of Excellence Hair Colour set to mark her first-ever beauty campaign.

“I never saw that coming, especially at 51 years old. I thought seriously about it because, if my name was on it, I wanted to truly believe in it,” she said in a statement of her reaction to being asked to join the L’Oreal family. “We, women, are all dealing with a society that is pushing so much today. Considering that L’Oreal Paris gives women plenty of tools to feel good, to feel strong, to have a voice, to fulfil themselves and to feel worth it, I was honoured to become a global ambassador for the brand and represent women all around the world.”

Celine’s debut Excellence Hair Colour television commercial, which a spokesperson promised will highlight her “humorous and playful side,” is set to premiere on 22 April.

The My Heart Will Go On singer follows in the footsteps of Camila Cabello, Adam Levine, Julianne Moore, Eva Longoria, Helen Mirren, and Andie MacDowell, among others, in being named as an ambassador for the company.

Accordingly, L’Oreal Paris’ global brand president, Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou, couldn’t be more thrilled with the signing.

“Signing Celine Dion as the newest member of the L’Oreal Paris family builds on our mission of aligning with spokeswomen who are strong, self-empowered, assertive, diverse and inclusive,” he said. “Celine Dion is a woman of innate self-worth – following her heart to achieve success, challenge stereotypes and trailblaze the path for so many other women – and fully embodies our brand mission of ‘Because I’m Worth it.'”

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Irina Shayk divulges handbag essentials in new Tod’s campaign

Irina Shayk has shared her handbag essentials in a promo clip for Tod’s new D-Styling design.The Russian supermodel and Tod’s brand ambassador is one of the hottest names in the fashion industry, and has walked the runway for names including Versace, V…

Irina Shayk has shared her handbag essentials in a promo clip for Tod’s new D-Styling design.

The Russian supermodel and Tod’s brand ambassador is one of the hottest names in the fashion industry, and has walked the runway for names including Versace, Victoria’s Secret, and Max Mara.

And she appears in a short promo, filmed during the latest Milan Fashion Week in February (19), to highlight the sixth redesign of the classic arm candy for the Italian luxury leather goods label’s spring/summer 2019 collection.

“My life is in my bag. Sunglasses, a little candy – a splash of sugar to get you over the jetlag is the best way to fight it off!” Irina smiled in the 90-second clip, as she sits in a limo driving through Milan while revealing the contents of her bag. “A charger, a little mirror on the back of your cell phone case so you can check how you look.”

Irina sports the D-Styling bag, the latest incarnation of the tote bag, loved by celebrities including Julianne Moore, Cindy Crawford, and Reese Witherspoon.

The original, a favourite of Princess Diana, was named the D-bag after the British royal following her death in 1997.

Irina’s handbag, which was inspired by the wings of a butterfly, features an array of textures and colours, and patterns in handcrafted leathers.

“The first thing that I’ve always associated Tod’s with is a trusted timelessness,” Irina insisted. “The D-Styling bag is a definite favourite and has made itself at home among my daily essential pieces.”

Also appearing in clips for the brand are Chinese actress Maggie Jiang, South Korean star Eun-chae Jung, and Japanese model/actress Nana Eikura.

The new line of D-Styling bags will launch on the Tod’s website on Friday (22Mar19).

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Richard E. Grant: ‘Julianne Moore was fired from Can You Ever Forgive Me? over fat suit comment’

Julianne Moore was fired from Can You Ever Forgive Me? because she wanted to wear a fat suit and fake nose to play late writer Lee Israel, according to Richard E. Grant. Melissa McCarthy finally won the role in the critically-acclaimed film about the …

Julianne Moore was fired from Can You Ever Forgive Me? because she wanted to wear a fat suit and fake nose to play late writer Lee Israel, according to Richard E. Grant.

Melissa McCarthy finally won the role in the critically-acclaimed film about the biographer who turned to forging letters from literary heavyweights to earn a living, but Moore was originally on board until she fell out with co-writer Nicole Holofcener, who was the film’s director at the time.

Oscar winner Julianne recently opened up about the drama during an appearance on talk show Watch What Happens Live, revealing, “Nicole fired me. I think she didn’t like what I was doing.”

Holofcener and Marielle Heller, who took over as director, have refused to address Moore’s departure from the project, and McCarthy has vowed never to talk about it, but Grant, who landed his first Oscar nomination for his role as Jack Hock in the movie, has revealed it was all about The Hours star’s take on Israel.

Speaking at an Advertising Week Europe event in London, the Brit said, “The original cast was going to be directed by Bob Balaban with Helena Bonham Carter and Sam Rockwell playing my part.

“Fast forward 10 years and then it was going to be Julianne Moore and Chris O’Dowd and then Nicole Holofcener, the co-screenwriter, fired Julianne Moore two days before they started shooting over creative differences and then Melissa McCarthy’s husband, who had been in the previous version and still played the same part, gave her the script to read and then she came on board and then I got cast, so it was third time lucky for me, otherwise I wouldn’t be here.”

Asked to expand on the “creative differences”, Grant added, “Julianne Moore wanted to wear a fat suit and a false nose to play Lee Israel and Nicole Holofcener said, ‘You’re not going to do that’.”

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Diane von Furstenberg reflects on friendship with ‘provocative’ Karl Lagerfeld

Diane von Furstenberg has reflected on her friendship with “provocative” designer Karl Lagerfeld.The Belgian designer was one of the first to pay tribute when it was announced that the German couturier, who oversaw Chanel, Fendi, and his own namesake b…

Diane von Furstenberg has reflected on her friendship with “provocative” designer Karl Lagerfeld.

The Belgian designer was one of the first to pay tribute when it was announced that the German couturier, who oversaw Chanel, Fendi, and his own namesake brand, had died at the age of 85 last month (Feb19) after suffering from complications of pancreatic cancer.

Speaking about Lagerfeld during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Thursday night (07Mar19), Diane joked that she had known the fashion star over the course of his various transformations.

“I’ve known him through the years. I’ve known him really fat and then I’ve known him really skinny. And then I’ve known him in Louis XIV kind of decor and then in a very modern one,” the 72-year-old said, before becoming emotional and taking a long pause. “But whatever it is, he’s very, very smart, very, very funny, provocative, and (he’ll be missed).”

In addition, host Andy asked fellow guest Julianne Moore about her favourite memories of Lagerfeld. The Oscar-winning actress recalled a time when the designer invited her to a Chanel show and they ended up having a wonderful lunch together.

“He brought me over to see the shows, to the Chanel show, and I went and had lunch at his house, and he sat next to me and talked the entire time. And when he left, he goes to me, ‘Wasn’t that nice, we never once talked about dresses!'” the star recalled. “And it’s true, he didn’t. He talked about everything. And he was such a wonderful, entertaining, loving person.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Diane opened up about a wide range of topics, including the upcoming The DVF Awards, her interactions with Andy Warhol in the early ’70s, and her brief fling with actor Richard Gere.

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