Kate Moss sticks to skincare ‘bare essentials’

Kate Moss prefers sticking to the bare essentials when it comes to taking care of her face.The supermodel was quizzed on her beauty routine during an interview with British Vogue, and she revealed that just a serum and a face cream is enough for her – …

Kate Moss prefers sticking to the bare essentials when it comes to taking care of her face.

The supermodel was quizzed on her beauty routine during an interview with British Vogue, and she revealed that just a serum and a face cream is enough for her – though her products of choice carry a hefty price tag.

“I don’t really have a regime, it’s the bare essentials!” Kate laughed. “I like washing my face so use a face wash and then sometimes I use a serum, but usually I go straight for the Decorte AQ Meliority Intensive Cream, and I’ll add a couple of drops of the Decorte Vitality Tincture too. It works.”

The 46-year-old is such a fan of the Japanese beauty brand that she gifted the Vitality Tincture, with ingredients such as nourishing baobab oils, to her girlfriends at Christmas.

“It has onsen water in – I actually went to the onsens when I was in Japan, they’re amazing,” she shared, adding that she uses a jade roller to help the products sink into her skin.

Kate also has a foolproof beauty trick, which she learned while watching Faye Dunaway in the 1981 Joan Crawford biography Mommie Dearest.

“Ice in water really works for me, that’s my favourite trick. If I’m feeling a bit puffy or tired I fill a bowl of water with ice cubes and a bit of cucumber. You just stick your head in and out for a few minutes and you feel fresh as a daisy!” the mother-of-one revealed. “It takes all the puffiness away and brings the blood to the surface. It’s a winner.”

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Jimmy Choo taps Kate Moss for new campaign

Jimmy Choo has unveiled Kate Moss as the new star of its In My Choos campaign.The supermodel is the latest in a line-up of A-list faces to be featured in the Jimmy Choo storytelling series, quite literally following in the footsteps of Sienna Miller an…

Jimmy Choo has unveiled Kate Moss as the new star of its In My Choos campaign.

The supermodel is the latest in a line-up of A-list faces to be featured in the Jimmy Choo storytelling series, quite literally following in the footsteps of Sienna Miller and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Showing off chunky heels, strappy sandals and sneakers from the pre-fall 20 line, Kate poses in numerous images for the famous shoe brand.

She also stars in a video for Jimmy Choo’s social media platforms in which she opens up about career advice, how she overcomes self-doubt, and her favourite shoe.

“The best career advice I’ve been given… well it’s more like something I learnt along the way, is collaborate with the team,” she smiled. “I think my career-defining moment was seeing myself on a bus in New York for Calvin Klein Obsession.”

She added of doubting herself: “I think gut instinct is the only way to know it for sure. Trust your instinct.”

As for her go-to footwear choice, Kate said you can’t beat a strappy high sandal.

“Oh my goodness. It’s my dream shoe. If I could wear them every day I would,” she grinned.

As well as modelling shoes, the 46-year-old showed off the latest Jimmy Choo handbags.

Announcing the news on Instagram, a brand representative gushed over Kate’s signing.

“In my Choos featuring Kate Moss Introducing the next instalment of #INMYCHOOS: There could be no more fitting muse for this season’s Bohemian Glamour-inspired collection than the fashion icon, Kate Moss,” they wrote.

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Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen donate clothing for charity auction

Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen have all donated clothing from their personal collections in support of a charity auction.The models have teamed up with bosses at British Vogue and the luxury resale retail site Hardly Ever Worn It to of…

Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Helena Christensen have all donated clothing from their personal collections in support of a charity auction.

The models have teamed up with bosses at British Vogue and the luxury resale retail site Hardly Ever Worn It to offer up designer items from their closets to benefit the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) Charities Together organisation as well as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Among the items up for grabs are Gigi’s Dior Saddle bag, Joan’s Givenchy carryall bag, and a Dior wrap dress from Helena, alongside other coveted items such as Bella Hadid’s paint-splattered Miu Miu boots, a cream Chanel jacket from Kendall Jenner, and Christian Siriano dresses donated by Ashley Graham and Karlie Kloss.

And Kate Moss has even offered up an Alexander McQueen jacket for The Way We Wore auction, which will launch on Tuesday and finish on Friday. Each item will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, with proceeds directly benefitting the charities.

The models have also snapped a selfie of themselves posing with the item they’re donating, and the pictures were unveiled in British Vogue’s July 2020 edition, alongside news of the auction.

In Gigi’s black-and-white photo, she is seen standing alongside her boyfriend Zayn Malik, who wears her Dior Saddle bag on his back, while Joan is depicted sat on a stool wearing nothing but a pair of black bikini bottoms and the Givenchy slung over her shoulder.

The items are available to view on vogue.hardlyeverwornit.com.

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Naomi Campbell recalls time she ‘kidnapped’ Kate Moss

Naomi Campbell has fondly recalled the time she “kidnapped” Kate Moss in the early 1990s.During the latest episode of her No Filter with Naomi show on her YouTube channel on Tuesday, the British supermodel spent time reminiscing about the early days of…

Naomi Campbell has fondly recalled the time she “kidnapped” Kate Moss in the early 1990s.

During the latest episode of her No Filter with Naomi show on her YouTube channel on Tuesday, the British supermodel spent time reminiscing about the early days of her career with fellow model Christy Turlington over video chat.

The pair remembered how exhausted they would be after walking in numerous shows over the course of Fashion Month, though one time, Naomi convinced Kate to join her and a bunch of other models for a wedding.

“I met (Kate) in Spain – we were there for bridal shows. And I kidnapped her from this club called Archie’s, I was with Adam at the time, and I said, ‘Adam, we’re kidnapping her and you’ll meet the third partner in crime (Christy) in Paris,'” she recalled, referring to her then-fiance, U2 bassist Adam Clayton.

However, Kate turned the tables on the supermodels by insisting they ditch their glamorous outfits and opt for a much more “grunge” vibe.

“We took her to a wedding, we dressed her up in a Union Jack,” the 49-year-old smiled, before adding: “She dressed us up – she told us we had to dress down and get with it, that we were too polished, that we needed to be a bit more grunge.”

Naomi then remembered that Kate’s style instructions included putting black make-up around their eyes and going for dishevelled hairstyles.

“(I) put my hair up to make it messy with make-up brushes, because that’s all I had… We went Kate’s way,” she laughed.

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Kate Moss sells iconic vintage leopard print coat for charity

Kate Moss has sold her iconic vintage leopard print coat to raise money for organisations helping fight the coronavirus.The 46-year-old British supermodel parted ways with her beloved coat at a huge online sale held by luxury resale site Vestiaire Coll…

Kate Moss has sold her iconic vintage leopard print coat to raise money for organisations helping fight the coronavirus.

The 46-year-old British supermodel parted ways with her beloved coat at a huge online sale held by luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective, with one lucky bidder nabbing the piece on 31 March for $276 (£224).

All proceeds from the auction will go directly to nonprofit organisations working to help those affected by the Covid-19 virus, including the World Health Organization, the Paris Hospitals Foundation, Madrid’s La Paz Hospital, and fundraising efforts in Italy’s Lombardy region.

Actresses Rachel Weisz and Thandie Newton also donated to the auction, alongside Vogue Japan editor-at-large Anna Dello Russo, Givenchy designer Clare Waight Keller, and former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld.

Vestiaire Collective co-founder and president, Fanny Moizant, was delighted to have received overwhelming support for her online auction, and was stunned when Kate offered up her leopard print coat.

“Her fashion influence goes without saying! She has such a recognisable style and this jacket epitomises that,” she gushed.

Other auction highlights include a rare antique pink Christian Dior dressing gown from Margherita Missoni, Thandie Newton’s Jimmy Choo collection, and Laura Bailey’s Prada dress.

“It’s great to see so many parts of the fashion industry act in such a resourceful way to support the effort,” Moizant told Vogue.com. “I’m really happy that we can use our platform and community to play a part.”

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Amber Valletta was once confronted by Carla Bruni over her behaviour

Amber Valletta was once confronted by Carla Bruni after she was rude to her at a fashion show.The American model was part of the first-ever group of supermodels in the 1990s, alongside the likes of Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Kate Moss, Helena …

Amber Valletta was once confronted by Carla Bruni after she was rude to her at a fashion show.

The American model was part of the first-ever group of supermodels in the 1990s, alongside the likes of Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Kate Moss, Helena Christensen, and Claudia Schiffer, walking the runways for fashion houses such as Yves Saint Laurent and Versace.

In a new interview with Telegraph Magazine, Amber remembered how Italian-French model Carla was very welcoming to her when she was starting out, however, also noted that she felt her wrath when she appeared to be rather aloof at one event.

“She was a very gracious woman. The first time she saw me in a fashion show, she came up and introduced herself,” the star recalled. “I remember a season or two later, after I’d hit my stride and was probably feeling a little bit big for my breeches, I walked into a room and didn’t say hello to her. She came over and said, ‘Don’t be impolite.’ And I really heard it.'”

Amber then reminisced about her modelling days in the ’90s and reflected on how different the industry was back then.

“I don’t have anything bad to say. Everybody’s experience is different (but) for me it was one of the most creative and interesting and fun times that fashion has ever really been in. It was a much smaller industry and it was before social media… What a gift to be a part of that era,” she shared.

Despite being one of the most famous faces in the world, Amber also confessed she doesn’t always want to have her picture taken, especially when she’s approached while out and about.

“I don’t feel like it’s an annoyance. I try to be kind and humble and generous. But I’m a human being: sometimes I’m tired. I don’t always want to have my picture taken,” the 46-year-old stated.

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Henry Holland’s fashion label goes into administration

Henry Holland’s fashion label House of Holland has gone into administration. The British designer, who gained attention for his T-shirts bearing rhyming slogans such as “I’ll Tell You Who’s Boss Kate Moss”, had been searching for investors for his fas…

Henry Holland’s fashion label House of Holland has gone into administration.

The British designer, who gained attention for his T-shirts bearing rhyming slogans such as “I’ll Tell You Who’s Boss Kate Moss”, had been searching for investors for his fashion label, which he founded in 2008, after battling “difficult trading pressures”. He has now called in the administrators.

“House of Holland rose to prominence as a forward-thinking British label, with its signature slogan T-shirts and collaborations with a number of high street brands,” said Will Wright, a partner at KPMG and the joint administrator, in a statement, according to The Guardian. “However, with apparel experiencing the same difficult trading pressures as others across the U.K. retail market, the company needed to raise additional investment in order for it to continue.”

The administrators plan to continue the business via the House of Holland website while they find new investors to protect the future of the brand.

The news comes shortly after Holland announced he was stepping down from his own label at the end of February.

“After the most incredible ride, my journey at the helm of House of Holland has come to an end,” the 36-year-old said in a statement. “No one could have predicted the success that we would achieve and the fun we would have. I want to thank everyone who has supported me to this point, most importantly my team who have worked tirelessly throughout. I will forever be indebted to them and the industry for embracing House of Holland and everything we stand for.”

Holland added that while he was sad to be closing that chapter of his life, he was excited to pursue a career as an independent brand consultant.

House of Holland began in 2008 as a PayPal link on Holland’s Myspace page when he was still the fashion editor of teen magazines. His range of slogan T-shirts were popularised by his childhood friend, model Agyness Deyn, and promoted by his famous pals such as Alexa Chung and Daisy Lowe. He also had a long-running collaboration with U.K. department store Debenhams, which is believed to have come to end last year just before it went into administration itself.

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Lily Aldridge ‘cried for days’ first time she was targeted by online trolls

Lily Aldridge has recalled how she “cried for five days” the first time she was targeted by online trolls.The California-born model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business and has landed gigs for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Ra…

Lily Aldridge has recalled how she “cried for five days” the first time she was targeted by online trolls.

The California-born model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business and has landed gigs for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, and Bulgari.

Despite her success in the industry, Lily has had her experiences with social media critics, and in an interview with The Allure Podcast, remembered one particularly difficult time.

“I remember the first time I got paparazzied on a blog and I was like, ‘Ohh she’s major!’ and then I read the comments and I like cried for five days. They were so mean, and I was like, ‘This is not it. I don’t want my picture taken anymore,'” she shared. “I still get scared every post, I’m like, ‘I know somebody is going to say something mean.’ It hurts, it does. I don’t think I’ll ever stop hurting when you see someone saying something not nice about you. You try to grow a thicker skin and I definitely have over the years.”

Elsewhere in the chat, Lily also discussed the more positive elements of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube and the way in which they have allowed her to communicate directly with her followers.

“When I was a young model, it was really cool to be really mysterious. My idol was Kate Moss, and no one knew what her favourite under-eye cream was. Social media has come around and people want to know more about you. I love doing tutorials and sharing my beauty routines and all that fun stuff,” the 34-year-old commented, noting that she tries to present herself in the most “authentic” way possible. “I am not perfect. I’ve got wrinkles and pores, cellulite and stretch marks – all of it. For my daughter and for future generations, I want beauty to be something that’s about your heart and about who you are and about, the things that matter.”

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Steve Coogan: ‘Greed is not a direct attack on Philip Green’

Steve Coogan has insisted his new movie Greed isn’t a “direct attack” on businessman Philip Green, despite using the controversial retail mogul as an inspiration.Coogan’s fictional character in the film, Sir Richard McCreadie, is loosely based on Green…

Steve Coogan has insisted his new movie Greed isn’t a “direct attack” on businessman Philip Green, despite using the controversial retail mogul as an inspiration.

Coogan’s fictional character in the film, Sir Richard McCreadie, is loosely based on Green, with the film’s storylines taking inspiration from many of the news stories surrounding the British entrepreneur, including alleged tax avoidance and lavish celebrity-filled parties.

However, the comedian has insisted to the BBC that the movie is not a “direct attack” on the Arcadia Group chairman, but that his lavish lifestyle and outspoken manner provided a good hook for a film about how the wealthy exploit people.

“There are many people who make their money by exploiting people,” he explained. “Most of them behave discreetly and they don’t want to draw attention to themselves, but (Green is) the reverse.

“For a long time, he was like, ‘Check me out, see how successful I am. Look at my money. Look at my parties. Look at my friends.’ Because he’s a charismatic figure, it was a good basis on which to develop this movie idea.

“Even though (my character is) horrible to people he’s got a funny turn of phrase, so you go along for the ride and that’s important. If it’s just obnoxious, reprehensible behaviour then you’re not going to stick around too long.”

Although he was a divisive figure due to his wealth and tax arrangements, Green was also often seen in the company of stars, including Kate Moss, who designed for his Topshop chain, until he was accused of bullying and sexual harassment in 2018. He has denied all allegations and a U.S. case against him was dismissed last month.

Friends of Green have said he will not watch the film, telling Britain’s Sunday People he’s avoiding it because he’s heard “it’s a load of s**t”.

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Legendary photographer Terry O’Neill dies

Models and celebrities have paid tribute to photographer Terry O’Neill, who has died at the age of 81.A representative for Iconic Images, which licensed O’Neill’s pictures, announced over the weekend that the photographer had passed away on Saturday ni…

Models and celebrities have paid tribute to photographer Terry O’Neill, who has died at the age of 81.

A representative for Iconic Images, which licensed O’Neill’s pictures, announced over the weekend that the photographer had passed away on Saturday night following a long battle with cancer.

“Terry was a class act, quick-witted and filled with charm,” they commented. “Anyone who was lucky enough to know or work with him can attest to his generosity and modesty.

“As one of the most iconic photographers of the last 60 years, his legendary pictures will forever remain imprinted in our memories as well as in our hearts and minds.”

O’Neill rose to prominence in the ’60s, becoming one of the most sought-after photographers in London and working with subjects including The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Judy Garland.

Over the next five decades, he developed close working relationships with pop stars like Elton John and David Bowie, and also shot members of Britain’s royal family, including Queen Elizabeth II, and several statesmen and women, like Nelson Mandela.

Among his most notable recent works was an image of Amy Winehouse at the height of her fame in 2008.

Accordingly, a number of celebrities have honoured O’Neill’s memory, with Kate Moss posting a black-and-white image from an early 1990s photoshoot on her Instagram page and captioning it, “Farewell Terry,” alongside a red heart emoji.

Actress Joan Collins added, “So sorry to hear about the death of the talented #terryoneill – he photographed me several times and was always fun, entertaining and a great photographer,” and music icon John shared one of the iconic images O’Neill had taken of him during a concert at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles back in 1975.

“Terry O’Neill took the most iconic photographs of me throughout the years, completely capturing my moods,” he praised. “He was brilliant, funny and I absolutely loved his company. A real character who has now passed on. RIP you wonderful man.”

O’Neill was last seen publicly in October, when he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to photography by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.

He is survived by his third wife, Laraine Ashton, two children from his first marriage to actress Vera Day, and Liam, a son shared with his second wife, American actress Faye Dunaway.

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