Taylor Hill teams with Boohoo on capsule collection

Taylor Hill has partnered with the team at Boohoo on a capsule collection.The model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Versace, Fendi, and Chanel. Now, Hill has co…

Taylor Hill has partnered with the team at Boohoo on a capsule collection.

The model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Versace, Fendi, and Chanel.

Now, Hill has collaborated with designers at the online retailer on the Boohoo x Taylor Hill edit, with pieces reflecting her whimsical aesthetic.

“My personal style is laidback, eclectic, and comfortable. I love mixing current trends with vintage pieces in my closet to create a new look,” she said of her signature style.

The range also features romantic florals and embroideries in a colour palette of neutral tones, dusky pinks, emerald greens and mustard yellows.

Throughout the collection, textured fabrics and details including plaid suiting, embellished denim, ruffles, polka dot overlays and novelty lace sit against soft tailoring and feminine silhouettes.

Items are priced from $12 to $40 (£9 – £31) and are now available to purchase from the label’s website.

“I really admire how Boohoo is super inclusive – there is something for everyone and they’re always one step ahead with the trends and really affordable. You don’t have to break the bank to make your closet look fabulous,” the 23-year-old added.

Taylor also appears in the accompanying campaign, which was shot in Pasadena, California by Zoey Grossman. The launch was celebrated with a party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday night, with the likes of Sofia Richie, Stella Maxwell, Jasmine Tookes, and Iskra Lawrence in attendance.

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Amanda Seyfried named global ambassador for Lancome

Amanda Seyfried has been appointed the new global ambassador for Lancome.The 33-year-old joins the likes of Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Zendaya in the role, and will appear in ad campaigns for the French luxury perfumes and cosmetics…

Amanda Seyfried has been appointed the new global ambassador for Lancome.

The 33-year-old joins the likes of Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Zendaya in the role, and will appear in ad campaigns for the French luxury perfumes and cosmetics brand starting early next year.

“It’s hugely exciting to be welcomed to this incredible family of women ambassadors, all so different and yet all so united in their mission to represent Lancome, while also embodying the positive virtues and values that empower and bring happiness and self-fulfilment to women around the world,” Seyfried said in a statement to WWD.

Lancome boss Francoise Lehmann said the mother-of-one embodies the values of the French brand.

“As a true Lancome woman, Amanda brings her immense talent as an actress and singer, her natural beauty and unequaled zest for life to our world. She perfectly represents our values, and we look forward to an exciting time together,” he commented.

Lancome shared pictures of the Mamma Mia! star on Instagram and wrote in the caption, “Join us in wishing a warm and happy welcome to Amanda Seyfried, Lancome’s new global ambassador! Lancome is happy to welcome Amanda Seyfried into our family of talented, empowered and positive happiness activists. @mingey perfectly embodies the spirit of the Lancôme woman with her sunny spirit.”

The actress also posted a snap on her page and added, “Thanks for the sweetest welcome, @lancomeofficial.”

Seyfried has previously served as the face of Givenchy’s Very Irresistible fragrance, replacing fellow actress Liv Tyler as the French fashion house’s beauty ambassador, and is currently the muse for Japanese luxury cosmetics company Cle de Peau Beaute.

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Zendaya on red carpet make-up: ‘It’s a matter of trial-and-error’

Zendaya has described the process of perfecting her make-up looks as a matter of “trial-and-error”.The Spider-Man: Far from Home actress is well-known for her flawless style at film premieres and fashion shows. However, Zendaya has now divulged that sh…

Zendaya has described the process of perfecting her make-up looks as a matter of “trial-and-error”.

The Spider-Man: Far from Home actress is well-known for her flawless style at film premieres and fashion shows. However, Zendaya has now divulged that she’s tried plenty of different looks – and products – to nail her ideal make-up.

“It’s really about trying, failing, and trying again,” she told People. “Over time, learning to do my make-up became about taking different techniques, and products, from people I liked and putting them into my Rolodex. Then it was a matter of trial-and-error. I’d go out on the red carpet and later look at photos. Sometimes, I’d be like, ‘Ooh, I look like a ghost,’ so then I’d fix it the next time around.”

Back in February, the Euphoria star landed her role as an ambassador for Lancome, and recently fronted the campaign for the French beauty brand’s new fragrance Idole.

Zendaya opened up about her choice to join the iconic company, and fellow Lancome ambassadors such as Julia Roberts, Isabella Rossellini, and Penelope Cruz, and explained that it came down to diversity.

“They’ve always had a wide range of foundation shades for women of all different skin tones. It was really important to me to align myself with a brand that was already doing that. I didn’t want to have to get there and be like, ‘Excuse me, but I think you need to do this,'” the 23-year-old shared.

Elsewhere in the interview, Zendaya shared her top tips for flawless skin, and noted she sometimes switches up her skincare products to make them more effective.

“Usually I’ll just cleanse, tone, moisturise, and move on. Sometimes it’s fun to treat yourself with a little facial before bed,” she added.

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Zendaya: ‘I’ve had some questionable make-up experiences’

Zendaya has had some “questionable make-up experiences” on the red carpet.The Spider-Man: Far From Home star has opened up about how it’s always been a case of trial and error for her when it comes to cosmetics. “It’s somewhere in the middle. I enjoy …

Zendaya has had some “questionable make-up experiences” on the red carpet.

The Spider-Man: Far From Home star has opened up about how it’s always been a case of trial and error for her when it comes to cosmetics.

“It’s somewhere in the middle. I enjoy having fun with make-up, but I also know what I like and my go-to products,” she told WWD. “I like my (eyeliner) wing to be this certain degree. I want my eyebrows to go this way and then go this way. It’s always been trial and error for me.

“I’ve had some questionable make-up experiences in my lifetime, and I’ve grown from that and I’m a wiser person because of it.”

The actress has just been announced as the face of Lancome’s new fragrance Idole scent and will go on to front the French beauty label’s make-up and skincare ranges.

“I guess you could say I’m growing up, and I feel like I’m coming into my adulthood,” the 22-year-old said of her new role.

And Zendaya has a sweet connection to certain fragrances and explained to editors at the fashion publication that there’s one perfume that immediately makes her think of her grandmother.

“I don’t know what fragrance my grandmother wears, but I can smell it anywhere. If I smelled somebody with my grandma’s perfume I’d be like, ‘That’s my grandmother’s perfume. You smell like my grandma.’ But in a good way, because that’s the smell I’ve grown up with and it feels like home for me,” she recalled.

In addition, Francoise Lehmann, general manager of Lancome International, said the former Disney Channel star was the perfect fit for a perfume aimed at millennials.

“We were completely seduced by her,” she noted. “She is a woman who perfectly incarnates this generation that has no taboo, is very optimistic about the future but is aware of what is at stake. (Zendaya) ticks all the boxes.”

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Chiara Ferragni unveils debut cosmetics collection for Lancome

Chiara Ferragni has launched her first capsule collection of cosmetics for Lancome.The Italian fashion star has risen to prominence since launching her blog The Blonde Salad in 2009 and now boasts over 11 million followers on Instagram. Chiara was nam…

Chiara Ferragni has launched her first capsule collection of cosmetics for Lancome.

The Italian fashion star has risen to prominence since launching her blog The Blonde Salad in 2009 and now boasts over 11 million followers on Instagram.

Chiara was named as Lancome’s latest muse last March, seeing her follow in the footsteps of Julia Roberts, Penelope Cruz, Taylor Hill, Lupita Nyong’o and Lily Collins, and on Monday, she unveiled her Lancome x Chiara Ferragni line on social media.

“This is such a milestone for me: my own capsule collection for @lancomeofficial, that is going to be available worldwide. Later in (Instagram) Stories (here it’s 5am) I’ll show you how the palette and products look like and all of the different sort of make-up looks you can achieve but for now, thank you for loving it and making me feel special,” she captioned a post on Instagram. “The #LancomexChiaraFerragni capsule is now available online (link in bio) and soon in stores all over the world and it’s better than in my dreams.”

The range features the Flirting Make-up Palette, which is made up of pink, red, and gold-toned eyeshadows and blushers, and contains three brushes. There is a black Hypnose Drama mascara too, as well as three new shades each of Lancome’s L’Absolu Mademoiselle Shine lipstick and L’Absolu Lacquer gloss. Each item is presented in sparkly pink packaging with Chiara’s signature blinking eye logo, with prices ranging from $35 – $67 (£28 – £53).

Regarding the concept, Chiara told Harpersbazaar.com she was determined for the products to work with all skin tones.

“I feel like the palette, out of everything in the collection, defines what I feel about beauty,” the 32-year-old commented. “I love that you can achieve so many different looks by just buying one product, because it has a little bit of everything – whereas normally palettes just focus on one thing. It means you don’t have to carry around as many beauty products.”

The Lancome x Chiara Ferragni collection is now available to buy at Douglas stores in Italy and will roll out across Europe and the U.S. later in the year.

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Zendaya lands Lancome ambassadorship

Zendaya has once again proved herself a style star to watch after being named an ambassador for beauty brand Lancome.The new deal comes hot on the heels of the news that The Amazing Spider-Man star has teamed up with Tommy Hilfiger on a capsule collect…

Zendaya has once again proved herself a style star to watch after being named an ambassador for beauty brand Lancome.

The new deal comes hot on the heels of the news that The Amazing Spider-Man star has teamed up with Tommy Hilfiger on a capsule collection, launching next week (beg25Feb19).

Of her latest professional collaboration, Zendaya told Women’s Wear Daily that it’s reflective of her maturity, and welcomes in a “new phase” of her life.

“I guess you could say I’m growing up and I feel like I’m coming into my adulthood and shifting into a new phase in my career and in my life,” she smiled. “It felt like that next step, that next elevated step.”

Zendaya has never made a secret of her love of make-up, and frequently shares tips with her followers on social media. She also often does her own make-up for big red carpet events, and added she finds the process of putting on her face “therapeutic”.

“Obviously, I love make-up. I love that world,” she gushed. “Some people who are in my profession, they don’t love it, but I really enjoy it because I always found make-up to be very therapeutic. I sometimes do my own make-up just before events just to calm down and chill. It’s kind of just my me time… I really enjoy it more as an art form. I’ve used (Lancome’s) products for so long and it’s always been one of those staple brands of class and elegance, so it just felt like the right step.”

The former Disney Channel star follow in the footsteps of famous faces such as Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o. And Lancome international president Francoise Lehmann promised their work with Zendaya won’t be short-lived.

“She’s bringing charisma. She’s very influential and she has a youthful vision of beauty,” Francoise explained. “It will perfectly complement because we already have ambassadresses that are young: Lily Collins and Taylor Hill.”

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Karolina Kurkova: ‘Everyone used to think I was Brazilian!’

Karolina Kurkova has recalled how people thought she was Brazilian at the start of her career.The supermodel grew up in the Czech Republic but later travelled to Milan to garner more modelling experience, where she quickly signed a contract with Prada …

Karolina Kurkova has recalled how people thought she was Brazilian at the start of her career.

The supermodel grew up in the Czech Republic but later travelled to Milan to garner more modelling experience, where she quickly signed a contract with Prada creative director Miuccia Prada.

While Karolina is very proud of her Czech heritage, she has now shared that agents and designers believed she was a totally different nationality in the late ’90s.

“When I came into modelling, it was the Brazilian era-you know, Gisele (Bundchen). So, everybody thought I was Brazilian,” she told Into The Gloss. “When I first started, people wanted to put a label on me-like, OK, you are that look. But I didn’t really want to be labelled, because I’m not just one thing.”

Karolina went on to explain that she found tapping into different characters to be “like a therapy” when she was starting out in the fashion industry. And pushing herself out of her comfort zone on some of her edgier photoshoots proved to be particularly enlightening.

“I see it a lot, where people get insecure and they get stuck to their one look, and it’s almost like their blanket. As a model, it’s your job to be willing to try new looks. That I think is the difference between a model and a great model,” the 34-year-old commented.

In the interview, Karolina discussed her favourite make-up products too, revealing that she uses four different Lancome mascaras to achieve a “full” lash effect, and only uses cream highlighters during the day.

Though the mother-of-two is adamant that it is important to invest in a great skincare regime.

“Everything is about the effort you put in… So, I’m very disciplined with what I put on my skin. I’m all about good exfoliation, steamers. I love acupuncture, a good massage, and a good facial,” she smiled.

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Taylor Hill uses black mascara to groom her eyebrows

Taylor Hill grooms her signature eyebrows with black mascara.The model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Versace, Fendi and Chanel. Taylor has now shared some of …

Taylor Hill grooms her signature eyebrows with black mascara.

The model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Versace, Fendi and Chanel.

Taylor has now shared some of top beauty tips in a video for Vogue.com, including the way in which she styles her bold brows.

“I have really dark eyebrows and I never fill them, I just take some of the mascara away (off the spoolie brush) and I’m just gonna use that instead to just make them go up,” she said, going on to demonstrate how she uses the mascara brush to shape her arches. “My eyebrows are out of control half the time, I never pluck them or anything. When I was 12, 13 I used to have a unibrow so I would beg my mom to wax my eyebrows but she would never do it because she was like, ‘You have eyebrows like Brooke Shields.’ She did pluck them for me in the middle just so I wouldn’t have a unibrow.”

Taylor went on to share that she doesn’t pluck underneath her eyebrows as she wants them to “be wild”.

She spoke about her daily skincare regime too, insisting that she uses lots of hydrating products, including a serum, moisturiser and eye cream underneath her cosmetics.

“My skin gets really dry from travel so when I do my make-up I always extra prep – I use three skincare products before I even put make-up on. If you wear make-up over dry skin, it doesn’t last as long,” the 22-year-old commented.

Taylor applies powder all over her face but mostly over the T-zone, and as a Lancome brand ambassador, she uses one of the company’s contouring palettes along with two colours of concealer – one peachier and one with a yellow base – to cover any undereye circles.

And while she uses make-up to even out her complexion, the brunette beauty swears cutting out one food group prior to big events makes a real difference to her skin.

“Before the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, I do all kinds of preparations. I usually start about a month in advance and I cut all dairy from my diet, no cheese, no milk – which is really hard because it means no pizza, no macaroni and cheese, none of the things that I really love,” she sighed. “But it’s worth it because I really start to notice a difference in my skin after maybe just two weeks of it.”

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Lupita Nyong’o swears by natural oils for flawless skin 

Lupita Nyong’o swears natural oils are the secret to glowing skin. The Black Panther actress is known for her ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend and always dazzles when she steps out at red carpet events. While Lupita’s comple…

Lupita Nyong’o swears natural oils are the secret to glowing skin. 

The Black Panther actress is known for her ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend and always dazzles when she steps out at red carpet events.

While Lupita’s complexion is the envy of many women, she has now shared that one of her top skincare secrets is actually very accessible and affordable.

“I have a very dry complexion, so I use avocado oil to wipe off my make-up. It’s gentle and doesn’t strip my skin,” she told Elle.com. “I keep my skincare routine simple; otherwise I wouldn’t do it. Face wash, toner, then natural oils – such as calendula – before moisturiser. Calendula is very, very soothing and really good for healing my skin when it’s had a lot of sun exposure.”

Lupita has been a brand ambassador for Lancome since 2014, and accordingly, is a fan of many of the French beauty giant’s products.

Specifically, she likes the Advanced Genifique Hydrogel Melting Mask, which she uses while travelling, and Monsieur Big Mascara, a smudge-resistant, volumising mascara.

“It’s really, really black, and that’s great for me because I’m dark,” the 35-year-old said of the mascara. “Oftentimes, mascaras are on the greyer side, so the contrast isn’t as sharp against my skin.”

Lupita often plays up her features with colourful eyeshadow or lipstick. But she also noted that even after years of working in the movie industry, she is still learning tips from professionals about how to get her make-up just right.

“My make-up artist, Nick Barose, taught me how to apply lipstick better,” she explained. “You have to start from the middle of your mouth and work outward, rather than the other way. I’d been doing it the opposite way forever. His method gives you more control and makes the application more even.”

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Proenza Schouler designers open up about Lancome make-up collaboration

Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have opened up about their colourful new make-up line with Lancome.The duo’s 23-piece make-up collection with the beauty giant made its official debut on the runway at the Proenza Schouler…

Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have opened up about their colourful new make-up line with Lancome.

The duo’s 23-piece make-up collection with the beauty giant made its official debut on the runway at the Proenza Schouler spring/summer 2019 show during New York Fashion Week, with the line incorporating eyeshadow palettes, a liquid highlighter, kajal eyeliners, lipsticks, and an eggplant mascara.

It’s a colourful follow-up to their first-ever fragrance Arizona, which launched in January, but the pair revealed they have worked hard to move away from that “out-west kind of world” and bring the theme back to “a very kind of New York moment”.

Like the fragrance, the Lancome collection, developed with guidance from the brand’s global creative director, Lisa Eldridge, also serves as an opportunity for more people to access the 16-year-old Proenza Schouler label.

“It’s been cool to work on products that are still these luxury products but more accessible to a broader audience,” McCollough shared with Allure. “A brand like Lancome has such a broad reach, and it can reach so many more people, so many different kinds of people than what we can do with just the ready-to-wear and the accessories and shoes.”

Inspired by the works of graphic yet minimalist painters Ellsworth Kelly and Carmen Herrera, McCollough and Hernandez decided to zoom in on the iconic rose from Lancome’s logo, the result of which has formed the basis for the graphics used on the packaging for the collection.

New York, the city the pair celebrated in their most recent show following two seasons in Paris, also drives the inspiration behind the collection.

“We wanted to keep the product offer pretty broad, lots of colour, lots of variation,” Hernandez said. “If New York is sort of the starting point for this whole thing, it should be really diverse. There should be something for everyone. It should be fun and inclusive. It should be light and fun and not so serious.”

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