Kaia Gerber doesn’t like to be called a model

Kaia Gerber doesn’t like being labelled as a model.The 18-year-old began her career at the tender age of 10 and has since walked the runway for the likes of Versace, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Chanel. But when asked for her career advice …

Kaia Gerber doesn’t like being labelled as a model.

The 18-year-old began her career at the tender age of 10 and has since walked the runway for the likes of Versace, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Chanel.

But when asked for her career advice to budding young models wanting to get their big break in the industry, Kaia was quick to insist that she was more than just a pretty face.

“Well, I always like to say, I model – but I am not a model,” she told Teen Vogue. “Because once you put ‘a’ or ‘an’ ahead of a title, it staples that to you. So, my advice to others who want to navigate new territories would be to not hesitate and just do what would make you proud. Never box yourself in.”

The daughter of supermodel icon Cindy Crawford also discussed her new capsule collection with Jimmy Choo and revealed she didn’t want to include skyscraper heels in her debut footwear line simply because she doesn’t like wearing them.

“I’m not typically the type to dress on-trend. I’m an ‘if I like it, I like it’ type girl,” she explained. “It was sort of a selfish decision because I’m not big on high-heels.”

The limited-edition line features four styles – lace-up combat boots, western boots, slingback heels, and a pair of slides – and Kaia kept her family in mind when she designed the collection with creative director Sandra Choi.

“I really wanted to make a shoe that my mom, my friends, or even my grandmother could wear,” she shared.

Fifteen per cent of all sales from the Jimmy Choo x KAIA collaboration, which is available now, will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Kaia Gerber shows off angel tattoo in topless snap

Kaia Gerber has showcased her new angel tattoo with a topless snap on social media.The 18-year-old model, and daughter of fashion icon Cindy Crawford, debuted the delicate ink on her ribcage in a steamy mirror selfie which she shared with her fans and …

Kaia Gerber has showcased her new angel tattoo with a topless snap on social media.

The 18-year-old model, and daughter of fashion icon Cindy Crawford, debuted the delicate ink on her ribcage in a steamy mirror selfie which she shared with her fans and followers on Instagram.

Famous friends including Paris Hilton and designer Alexander Wang showed their love for Kaia’s new ink, while Diplo jokingly commented: “My like is the like of a gentleman.”

The tattoo comes just days after her older brother Presley Gerber caused controversy with his new face inking, which was designed and inked by New York-based tattoo artist Jonathan “JonBoy” Valena.

The 20-year-old posted a video on Instagram which showed him getting the word “MISUNDERSTOOD” tattooed across his right cheekbone, and he later addressed the criticism in an Instagram Live video, telling his critics: “F**k you if you don’t like it.”

“If I thought this was going to ruin my face or I didn’t want this, I wouldn’t have done it. I think that’s a pretty obvious thing,” he declared, according to New York Post’s Page Six. “It says misunderstood, because that’s how I felt my entire life.”

Earlier this year, Kaia and Presley cemented their sibling bond with a family tattoo session.

She opted to get a delicate flower on her left wrist and interlocking arms in the shape of a heart on her right shoulder, while her brother chose to get a few small tattoos on his fingers.

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Miley Cyrus makes surprise appearance during Marc Jacobs’ runway show

Miley Cyrus made a surprise appearance on the catwalk during Marc Jacobs’ fashion show on Wednesday night.The designer unveiled his latest fall/winter 2020 collection at the Park Avenue Armory as part of New York Fashion Week, with the spectacle drawin…

Miley Cyrus made a surprise appearance on the catwalk during Marc Jacobs’ fashion show on Wednesday night.

The designer unveiled his latest fall/winter 2020 collection at the Park Avenue Armory as part of New York Fashion Week, with the spectacle drawing in the likes of Sofia Coppola, Nicki Minaj, Yolanda Hadid, and Stephanie Seymour, and top models including Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Karlie Kloss, and Kaia Gerber.

But instead of joining the audience as she usually does, Cyrus chose to get in on the action partway through the presentation, where she modelled a black bralet, matching trousers, and carried a zebra print coat.

Taking to Instagram after the show, Cyrus posted a video showing her seriously strutting her stuff, and the clip quickly attracted over five million views and comments from her celebrity pals.

Hailey Bieber wrote, “YUP. STOMP QUEEN,” Kloss posted, “Best of both worlds,” and Georgia Fowler penned, “Incredible.” Naomi Campbell simply posted a string of fire emojis.

Cyrus, 27, is a longtime friend of Jacobs and previously collaborated with him in 2013 for a charity T-shirt line, which featured the slogan “Protect the Skin You’re In.”

She also appeared in the designer’s spring 2014 campaign, and they reunited to co-design a pink hoodie to raise funds for Planned Parenthood last year.

Jacobs has long been one of Cyrus’s go-to designers – she wore an outfit from his fall/winter 2013 collection to the Met Gala a few months after he showcased the line.

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Marc Jacobs celebrates ‘chaos and form’ with fall 20 line

Marc Jacobs has celebrated the intersection of “chaos and form” with his fall/winter 2020 collection.The designer unveiled his latest line at the Park Avenue Armory as part of New York Fashion Week on Wednesday night, with the spectacle drawing in the …

Marc Jacobs has celebrated the intersection of “chaos and form” with his fall/winter 2020 collection.

The designer unveiled his latest line at the Park Avenue Armory as part of New York Fashion Week on Wednesday night, with the spectacle drawing in the likes of Naomi Campbell, Sofia Coppola, Nicki Minaj, Yolanda Hadid, and Stephanie Seymour.

To kick off the presentation, Karole Armitage, known as the “punk ballerina”, took to the stage to perform a show-stopping abstract dance.

“Our fall/winter 2020 collection celebrates the intersection of chaos and form, the rituals of getting dressed and the power of storytelling through movement as a gesture into possibility,” a brand representation wrote on Instagram. “Marc Jacobs celebrates the power of storytelling through the movements of legendary and renowned choreographer and dancer, Karole Armitage. Karole’s talent and genius is in her ability to dismiss the discipline of her craft by challenging conventional gestures. Her abrupt, fierce and sometimes violent articulations brings the cultural influences of today into conversation with a past New York I will forever love, not for longing of time passed but for moments that are timeless in reference.”

A troupe of dancers continued to perform in the background as the show began, with a model opening in a lemon-yellow coat and matching leggings. A series of similar numbers in pale pink and white followed, with Kaia Gerber wearing a pale yellow faux fur coat and matching hat.

However, Jacobs then dropped in a variety of eclectic looks, such as a spotted coat, red dress with white Peter Pan collar, a light blue pea coat, a red tartan jumpsuit, and a grey tweed suit.

Other highlights included a black sequin evening gown as worn by Bella Hadid, a white suit and red beret as modelled by Gigi Hadid, singer Miley Cyrus in a black bralet and trouser combination, as well as Karlie Kloss in a white gown with a high-neck top and long silk skirt.

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Coach honours Jean-Michel Basquiat with fall 20 collection

Coach has paid homage to the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat in its fall/winter 2020 collection.Creative director Stuart Vevers unveiled his latest line at the 47th Street Warehouse as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the spectacle drawing i…

Coach has paid homage to the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat in its fall/winter 2020 collection.

Creative director Stuart Vevers unveiled his latest line at the 47th Street Warehouse as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the spectacle drawing in the likes of Michael B. Jordan, Megan Thee Stallion, Naomi Osaka, Zoey Deutch, Camila Morrone, Rafferty Law, and Paloma Elsesser.

To open, a series of models showed off Coach staples, such as leather skirts, trench coats, and layered, oversized outerwear. However, partway through the presentation, Vevers surprised guests by introducing sweaters and coats emblazoned with the graffiti-inspired artwork of Basquiat, who died of a drug overdose at the age of 27 in 1988.

Basquiat’s sisters Lisane and Jeanine were in the audience, while his niece Jessica Kelly walked in the spectacle.

“We have always been fans of Coach. It’s such an iconic New York brand with really beautiful craftsmanship. To see this collection come together has been truly exciting. Coach has done a great job in capturing the texture, detail and energy of Jean-Michel’s work,” said Lisane. “We are really impressed with Stuart’s vision and attention to the spirit of the work.”

Other highlights included a patchwork-look faux fur coat, ’90s-inspired leather jackets with black buttons, and striped ensembles with a grunge vibe. Model Kaia Gerber stood out in a pink sweater, beige skirt, and long blue leather jacket.

And at the end of the show, Vevers unveiled another surprise – he invited Debbie Harry to take to the stage and perform Blondie songs alongside punk rock/garage band The Coathangers.

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Presley Gerber defends face tattoo

Presley Gerber has responded to backlash over his new face tattoo.The 20-year-old model, the son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, posted a video on Instagram last week which showed him getting the word “MISUNDERSTOOD” tattooed across his right cheek…

Presley Gerber has responded to backlash over his new face tattoo.

The 20-year-old model, the son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, posted a video on Instagram last week which showed him getting the word “MISUNDERSTOOD” tattooed across his right cheekbone by New York-based tattoo artist Jonathan ‘JonBoy’ Valena.

The fresh ink didn’t go down well many of Presley’s followers, who questioned why he would “ruin” his face with the design. One user wrote, “Why would you ruin your pretty face like that? Isn’t THAT the money maker?”

Now, Presley has addressed the criticism in an Instagram Live video, in which he made it clear that he had no regrets over his new tattoo.

“If I thought this was going to ruin my face or I didn’t want this, I wouldn’t have done it. I think that’s a pretty obvious thing,” he declared, according to New York Post’s Page Six. “It says misunderstood, because that’s how I felt my entire life.”

He reportedly grew increasingly upset about the negative comments and said, “Look at these f**king haters out here… F**k you if you don’t like it.”

His girlfriend, model Cameron Rorrison, also interjected, “His parents love it, by the way.”

Presley, who has starred in campaigns for the likes of HUGO, Calvin Klein, and Topshop, already has quite an extensive tattoo collection. He has floral artwork on the backs of both hands, words written across his fingers and multiple small designs on his neck, as well as his sister Kaia Gerber’s name on his left arm.

In January, he got the word “HAHA” written across his fingers, with one letter on each digit of his left hand, when he visited tattoo artist Evan Kim with Kaia.

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Presley Gerber unveils face tattoo

Presley Gerber has debuted a dramatic new face tattoo. The 20-year-old model, the son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, uploaded a video on Instagram on Friday of him getting the inking from New York-based tattoo artist Jonathan ‘JonBoy’ Valena and t…

Presley Gerber has debuted a dramatic new face tattoo.

The 20-year-old model, the son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, uploaded a video on Instagram on Friday of him getting the inking from New York-based tattoo artist Jonathan ‘JonBoy’ Valena and then shared a picture of him with JonBoy after the session with the caption, “Thanks homie @jonboytattoo.”

The tattoo artist posted a close-up picture of his work on his Instagram page, showing that Presley had got the word “MISUNDERSTOOD” in capital letters inked along his right cheekbone.

Sharing the same photo of him posing with Presley, JonBoy preemptively apologised to the supermodel by writing in the caption, “Sorry mom.”

Many of Presley’s followers on Instagram questioned why he would “ruin” his face with the design. One user wrote, “Why would you ruin your pretty face like that? Isn’t THAT the money maker?”

Presley, who has starred in campaigns for the likes of HUGO, Calvin Klein and Topshop, already has quite an extensive tattoo collection. He has floral artwork on the backs of both hands, words written across his fingers and multiple small designs on his neck, as well as his sister Kaia Gerber’s name on his left arm.

In January, Kaia and Presley paid a visit to tattoo artist Evan Kim and had a joint tattoo session. Kaia, 18, came away with a small flower bouquet on her wrist, along with interlocking arms in the shape of a heart on her right shoulder, while Presley got the word “HAHA” written across his fingers, with one letter on each digit of his left hand.

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Kaia Gerber teams with Jimmy Choo on capsule collection

Kaia Gerber has partnered with the team at Jimmy Choo on a capsule collection.The model, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, is fronting the luxury footwear brand’s marketing imagery for a third season. But in addition to appearing in the spring/su…

Kaia Gerber has partnered with the team at Jimmy Choo on a capsule collection.

The model, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, is fronting the luxury footwear brand’s marketing imagery for a third season.

But in addition to appearing in the spring/summer 2020 campaign, with the images captured by Craig McDean, Kaia has also worked alongside creative director Sandra Choi on an exclusive line.

“I jumped at the chance to work with Sandra on my dream capsule of shoe and boot styles, it was such an honour to be able to brainstorm creatively and I am so thrilled with the result,” she commented. “I wanted an effortless on/off duty wardrobe that could work with any look in a colour palette that talked to my Cali roots while adapting to any city, at any time, anywhere.”

Inspired by the popular Cruz boot, a style Kaia has adopted as one of her wardrobe staples, the capsule is comprised of four designs. Presented in a colour palette of earthy tones and black, along with printed snake and suede fabrics, the line includes the K-CRUZ lace-up combat, the K-JESSE Western boot, as well as the K-SLINGBACK and K-SLIDE, both of which are balanced on low heels and have a hint of ’90s retro minimalism.

And Sandra is delighted with the final result.

“Kaia is a modern supermodel, she represents the archetypal Jimmy Choo muse for a new era. Off the catwalk, Kaia has a signature personal style that is the epitome of effortless cool,” the designer praised. “From her first campaign with us, Kaia has worn our Cruz combat, it became her go-to and that led us to have a conversation about collaborating on her capsule shoe wardrobe.”

Fifteen per cent of all sales from the Jimmy Choo x Kaia capsule will be donated to the 18-year-old’s charity of choice, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Chanel dishes up conservative chic for spring 20 couture line

Chanel has served up conservative chic for its spring/summer 2020 couture collection.Creative director Virginie Viard unveiled her latest line at the Grand Palais as part of Paris Couture Week on Tuesday, with the presentation drawing in the likes of P…

Chanel has served up conservative chic for its spring/summer 2020 couture collection.

Creative director Virginie Viard unveiled her latest line at the Grand Palais as part of Paris Couture Week on Tuesday, with the presentation drawing in the likes of Pharrell Williams, Eva Green, G-Dragon, and Caroline, Princess of Hanover to the front row.

The venue was transformed to resemble a cloister garden, complete with fountain and white sheets hanging on a clothesline, with the theme inspired by brand founder Coco Chanel’s childhood spent at a convent in the Aubazine region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

“What I immediately liked was that the cloister garden was uncultivated,” Viard stated in her show notes. “It was really sunny. The place made me think of the summer, a breeze fragranced with flowers. I wanted floral embroideries like an herbarium, delicate flowers. What interested me in this decor was the paradox between the sophistication of haute couture and the simplicity of this place.”

The show opened with Vittoria Ceretti in a black and white dress matched with white tights, socks, and black flats. A number of monochromatic ensembles followed, such as a tweed suit with lace collar and long dress coats.

Gigi Hadid evoked a mother superior vibe in a belted black dress with white Peter Pan collar, and Kaia Gerber modelled a white lace dress with black tulle detailing attached to the neckline.

Towards the end of the spectacle, Viard introduced a range of dresses with floral embroidery and appliques, with Adut Akech sporting a white top with long black tiered skirt, and Rebecca Longendyke serving as the “bride” in a wedding dress with a knee-length hem made of white crepe georgette with triple Peter Pan collar, and a veil embroidered with branches of wisteria.

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Pete Davidson models for Alexander Wang

Pete Davidson has been tapped to appear in Alexander Wang’s latest marketing imagery.The Saturday Night Live star walked the runway during the fashion designer’s spring 2020 show held at the Rockefeller Center plaza in New York City last May, where he …

Pete Davidson has been tapped to appear in Alexander Wang’s latest marketing imagery.

The Saturday Night Live star walked the runway during the fashion designer’s spring 2020 show held at the Rockefeller Center plaza in New York City last May, where he joined the likes of professional models including Kendall Jenner, Binx Walton, and his rumoured girlfriend Kaia Gerber.

Now, Wang has teamed with Davidson once again, this time on a set of photos posted on Instagram. The picture shows the 26-year-old posing in two-tone jeans, a white tank top, and a black leather jacket while holding up a small motorcycle.

“Pete pulled up ’cause we signed the NDA,” a brand representative wrote in the caption, referencing reports circulating last month that Davidson makes fans sign a $1 million (£773,500) non-disclosure agreement before they’re welcomed into his shows.

It remains unclear whether the comedian’s photos are part of a wider campaign for the Alexander Wang brand or if they will only be shared on social media.

Meanwhile, Davidson has also taken part in a Q&A video with Wang for the label’s YouTube channel. When asked about his current state of mind, he explained that he found participating in a fashion photoshoot to be rather hilarious.

“I think it’s pretty funny that I’m doing this, that I’m a super-duper model,” said Davidson. “Anwar Hadid was unavailable, Jaden Smith was also not available, and Adam Devine is booked. So, Pete is here.”

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