Jade Thirlwall apologises to Cheryl for copying her outfits during Little Mix tour

Jade Thirlwall has apologised to British pop star Cheryl for “completely ripping off” one of her costumes during Little Mix’s first-ever tour.The singer, 27, posted a throwback image on Instagram of one of her own tour looks, showing herself wearing a …

Jade Thirlwall has apologised to British pop star Cheryl for “completely ripping off” one of her costumes during Little Mix’s first-ever tour.

The singer, 27, posted a throwback image on Instagram of one of her own tour looks, showing herself wearing a cropped hoodie and jogging bottoms, alongside an old image of Cheryl in a similar live performance outfit.

Jade captioned the post: “That time I completely ripped off Chezza’s outfit for our first tour… @cherylofficial please forgive me.”

After the Promise This singer shared Jade’s post with the caption, “Cute,” the Little Mix star went on to prove she’s a massive fan of Cheryl as she brought out a concert DVD of her A Million Lights Tour.

“Only gone and found my @cherylofficial tour dvd and honestly, we love to see it,” she penned, alongside a snap of her watching the performance at home.

Jade is currently isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic with two friends, including Little Mix’s stylist, as the U.K. remains on lockdown amid the global health crisis.

Her posts come after Perrie Edwards admitted the singers were “going to have to postpone” the release of their new album, after debuting its lead single Break Up Song, due to the pandemic.

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Perrie Edwards no longer listens to criticism of her looks

Perrie Edwards has grown more confident throughout her years in Little Mix and no longer pays attention to any criticism about her appearance. The blonde singer found fame after winning The X Factor U.K. in 2011 with her bandmates Leigh-Anne Pinnock, …

Perrie Edwards has grown more confident throughout her years in Little Mix and no longer pays attention to any criticism about her appearance.

The blonde singer found fame after winning The X Factor U.K. in 2011 with her bandmates Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall, and Jesy Nelson.

Yet, Perrie’s confidence was knocked by the overwhelming amount of criticism they received at the time, and she used to have many body hang-ups, particularly about her freckles and her teeth. However, the 26-year-old is adamant she has now “come out of the other side”.

“When we were younger we were so confident. Then when we got flung into the industry we began to get self-conscious and started criticising ourselves because other people were doing it,” she told Cosmopolitan U.K. magazine. “Every time I got papped, my teeth would look buckled at the front. I hated them. I got braces.

“I’m just more confident (now)… We’ve come out of the other side and we’re like, ‘Who gives a s**t what other people think?'”

Elsewhere in the interview, Jesy shared that one downside to fame is being unable to go outside without looking your best.

“We can’t do that. We have to think, ‘Is there going to be a pap there?'” she explained. “There is so much to think about 24/7. You can never let yourself go. I want to go on holiday, eat s**t and let my belly rolls out without worrying that someone’s taken a sneaky photo. You’re always being judged.”

Meanwhile, Leigh-Anne admitted that she also struggled with confidence at the beginning of the band, but doesn’t anymore, and added: “I think it’s age as well – you just have to learn to love yourself more.”

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Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall once contemplated undergoing breast surgery

Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall “used to want a boob job” because she feared she wasn’t “sexy” enough to appear in the girl group.In a joint interview with bandmates Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock for Cosmopolitan U.K. magazine, the…

Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall “used to want a boob job” because she feared she wasn’t “sexy” enough to appear in the girl group.

In a joint interview with bandmates Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock for Cosmopolitan U.K. magazine, the 27-year-old, who rose to fame on The X Factor U.K. in 2011, confessed body confidence issues have plagued her for years.

“I (always) felt like a boy next to everyone (else). I didn’t have a very womanly shape and I’ve got no t**s,” she stated. “I’ve kind of grown into myself a little bit now but I used to want a boob job. I (felt) that I wasn’t sexy enough in the band. I still have that complex now when I go on dates. I think, ‘Am I woman enough for someone?’ which is silly.”

And Leigh-Anne revealed that she too struggled with insecurities after finding fame.

“Being in a girl band, the first thing I did was compare myself to the other girls,” the 28-year-old commented. “Jade and I wanted nose jobs. I can’t believe I thought like that. I love my nose. I think it’s age as well – you just have to learn to love yourself more.”

The stars’ comments come after Jesy admitted she still has issues with self-confidence, having previously opened up about her past trolling ordeal and suicide attempt in the award-winning BBC documentary, Odd One Out.

“I will never lie and say I absolutely love myself now. There are still things I’m working on. (But) I am 100 per cent better than I was before,” she insisted.

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Little Mix teams with PrettyLittleThing on fashion line

Little Mix has collaborated with the designers at PrettyLittleThing on a new fashion collection.Representatives for the girl group, comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson, took to Instagram on Monday to announc…

Little Mix has collaborated with the designers at PrettyLittleThing on a new fashion collection.

Representatives for the girl group, comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson, took to Instagram on Monday to announce the line and share a teaser snap of the range.

“#PLTxLittleMix IS COMING. We’re so excited to announce that our collection with @prettylittlething is launching on November 7th,” they wrote. “We’ve absolutely loved creating this collection for you and can’t wait for you to see it.”

The accompanying picture depicted Jade, Perrie, Leigh-Anne, and Jesy posing in colourful snake print outfits in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

Other items will reflect the stars’ eclectic personal style, with pieces mixing textures and featuring a luxe colour palette of deep greens and coppers. Meanwhile, the garments made from diamante crystal embellished mesh will no doubt be sought-after for the upcoming party season.

“The girls have been fans of PrettyLittleThing over the years, so collaborating with them was an absolute pleasure as they already had a huge attachment to the brand,” commented PrettyLittleThing co-founder and chief executive officer, Umar Kamani. “What’s so wonderful about this collaboration is Little Mix define unity and strength to young girls and women through their music but also they all have such unique and individual style which makes this collection so exciting because it’s so diverse.”

Items in the PrettyLittleThing x Little Mix collection will be available in U.S. sizes 2-24 (U.K. sizes 4- 26) and are priced between $15 – $13 (£12 – £100).

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Little Mix: ‘We used to look cheap and tacky’

Little Mix have admitted the make-up they wore at the start of their career made them look “cheap and tacky”.The British girl group – comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson – spoke about how their look has evol…

Little Mix have admitted the make-up they wore at the start of their career made them look “cheap and tacky”.

The British girl group – comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson – spoke about how their look has evolved during an interview on British show This Morning, and admitted they used to wear too much make-up because they were insecure about their looks when they first found fame on The X Factor in 2011.

“We went from really young fresh girls not really wearing much make-up, maybe a little foundation on the lip when it was in, to then being really heavy and looking way older. We looked way beyond our years,” explained 26-year-old Perrie, while Jesy added, “We looked very cheap and tacky.”

“We just felt more secure with lots and lots of make-up on. I do really just think that we’ve got better at knowing what we suit, and we don’t feel the need to pile it on anymore,” Perrie continued.

Leigh-Anne also recalled how she struggled so much with her self-confidence that she once refused to get out of the car on a visit to the supermarket because she wasn’t wearing any make-up.

“Do you remember when we went to (supermarket) Asda all together and I wouldn’t get out of the car?” she asked the girls, recalling a moment from seven years ago.

“Yes, I remember that,” replied Perrie. “Was it because you didn’t have any make-up on? As if anyone in there cares anyway… That was nuts! Barefaced beauty over here!”

“I can’t believe I used to think like that, because now I way prefer my face just bare,” sighed Leigh-Anne, as Perrie added that feeling more secure about your looks comes with “age and confidence”.

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Little Mix teams with Simple on anti-bullying campaign

Little Mix has teamed with skincare brand Simple on a new anti-cyberbullying campaign.The British girl group – comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson – have long advocated for important issues, including anxiet…

Little Mix has teamed with skincare brand Simple on a new anti-cyberbullying campaign.

The British girl group – comprised of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson – have long advocated for important issues, including anxiety and body positivity.

Now, Little Mix is working with Simple for a second time and has just unveiled the #ChooseKindness initiative in partnership with Ditch the Label, an anti-bullying charity dedicated to promoting equality.

Speaking about the concept, Leigh-Anne stated that the campaign felt like a natural fit, because the band shares similar values to the cosmetics company.

“The reason why we love Simple so much is because it’s kind to your skin and affordable for everyone,” the 27-year-old shared. “We rely on the face wipes so much when we are on tour. We all use them and like that there is nothing harsh in them.”

The #ChooseKindness initiative includes a special support hub available online, which is free to access, and is aimed at helping struggling teenagers. The website is now live, and Jade is thrilled to be promoting such a worthy cause.

“For us as a girl band, it’s so important that we support one another. We want to stand together and show our fans that you’ll go a lot further in life if you support each other. We are just trying to encourage everyone to take steps like leaving a positive comment on a picture of someone who you think looks nice,” she commented, while Jesy noted, “I am quite critical of myself and I was speaking to someone the other day and they said I need to be kinder to myself.”

While Perrie added that she believes “kindness means everything… Because, it’s not difficult to be kind – it’s more difficult to be negative. Being kind should come naturally.”

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Perrie Edwards tapped as face of footwear brand Superga

Perrie Edwards has been named as the new face of Italian footwear brand Superga.The singer is no stranger to the fashion world, having previously starred alongside her Little Mix bandmates in campaigns for the likes of sportswear label USA Pro and COLA…

Perrie Edwards has been named as the new face of Italian footwear brand Superga.

The singer is no stranger to the fashion world, having previously starred alongside her Little Mix bandmates in campaigns for the likes of sportswear label USA Pro and COLAB dry shampoo.

Now, Perrie is stepping out on her own for a gig with Superga, and is the fronting the label’s marketing imagery for the spring/summer 2019 collection.

“I’m really excited to be working with Superga on their new product range,” she said in a statement. “It’s a brand I’ve loved and worn for a while now, as I love the style and fit of their shoes. They’re really cute and so versatile, I love them!”

One image shows Perrie posing on a table in a neutral ensemble while displaying a pair of basic white Superga sneakers, while another depicts her in a denim outfit and sporting the new Cotrope style which features white canvas and rope detailing around the sole.

There are also several other Perrie-approved designs in the latest collection, including sneakers with the Superga logo in bold font.

Taking to Instagram, a Superga representative uploaded snaps from the campaign and shared, “OMG (oh my God), it’s #PerrieForSuperga. We asked none other than fashion icon @PerrieEdwards to curate her perfect Superga summer capsule wardrobe. Hand-picked by Perrie, this is the perfect edit for anything from festival escapades to beachy summer fun – any occasion is a #PerrieForSuperga occasion!”

Perrie, 25, follows in the footsteps of Superga brand ambassadors such as Alexa Chung, who recently designed a capsule line for the brand, and stars including Rita Ora, Suki Waterhouse, Binx Walton, Abbey Lee Kershaw, and Pyper America Smith.

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Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock launching swimwear line

Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock is gearing up to launch a line of swimwear.The British singer, who stars in the girl group alongside Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, and Jesy Nelson, often shares glamorous photos of herself posing on beautiful beaches o…

Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock is gearing up to launch a line of swimwear.

The British singer, who stars in the girl group alongside Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, and Jesy Nelson, often shares glamorous photos of herself posing on beautiful beaches on social media.

Now, Leigh-Anne has taken her passion for swimwear a step further, and announced on Wednesday (03Apr19) that she has designed a line of bikinis under the brand name In’A’Seashell with her friend Gabrielle Urquhart.

“So for the past year and a half I’ve been working on something very, very exciting with my girl @gabriellenikita,” the 27-year-old wrote on Instagram. “We are so excited to reveal we will be launching our very own swimwear brand called @inaseashell a brand that not only promotes self-love but encourages anyone who wears it to feel confident and sexy AF (as f**k)! So this summer we’ve got you covered because it’s launching in April! So keep your eyes PEELED and your ears OPEN! It’s coming.”

Leigh-Anne didn’t share an exact launch date and a website for the company is yet to go live. However, the star has shared an image of her herself and two other women wearing black bikinis on a beach on her own and In’A’Seashell’s Instagram accounts.

Accordingly, the premise of the line and its message of body positivity has sparked enthusiasm among fans, with one user writing, “This looks so amazing, I can’t wait to purchase some!!” and another adding, “Love it, well done @leighannepinnock you’re the fashion guru!!! I think you’re gonna be the next Victoria Beckham….she better watch her step!”

In addition to working on In’A’Seashell, Leigh-Anne was named as the new face of Umbro last month, and is fronting the spring/summer 2019 campaign for the sportswear label.

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Jesy Nelson shares personal body image and mental health struggles in new doc

Jesy Nelson is exploring body image and mental health in the age of social media in a new documentary for the BBC.The Little Mix singer, who herself has been the victim of cruel online jibes about her figure, says the project is about a subject close t…

Jesy Nelson is exploring body image and mental health in the age of social media in a new documentary for the BBC.

The Little Mix singer, who herself has been the victim of cruel online jibes about her figure, says the project is about a subject close to her heart.

She added in a statement: “I’m delighted to be working with the BBC on a documentary that will both challenge me personally and also highlight a hugely important issue affecting young people today.”

The film, Jesy Nelson: My Story, will premiere on BBC Three before screening on BBC1.

The 27-year-old further opened up to British newspaper Metro about life as a celebrity in the Instagram era.

“It’s all very filtered — it’s not real,” she shrugged. “We just want to make our fans know that being themselves is enough. They don’t need to look on Instagram and see all these filtered pictures and think, ‘Oh my God, I’m never going to look like that’.”

Jesy and her bandmates, Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, are all heavy Instagram users, and have amassed a following of more than 24 million people between their separate accounts.

They regularly post sultry, filtered snaps, but Jesy admits she’s glad social media wasn’t around when she was growing up.

“Obviously, we never had that as kids. I think if we did we’d be very, very insecure as young girls. For us, as a group, it’s so important to get that message across,” she said.

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Leigh-Anne Pinnock is the new face of sports label Umbro

Leigh-Anne Pinnock has scored her first solo modelling job as the new face of Umbro.The singer, who has previously modelled sportswear for USA Pro with her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Jesy Nelson, is fronting the spring/summ…

Leigh-Anne Pinnock has scored her first solo modelling job as the new face of Umbro.

The singer, who has previously modelled sportswear for USA Pro with her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Jesy Nelson, is fronting the spring/summer 19 campaign for the cult English label on her own.

“It’s perfect for working out and getting active but then also whip on a pair of heels and you’ve got a great night out look,” she said of the new line, reports The Sun.

Leigh-Anne showed off some of the looks on a night out in London on Thursday (14Mar19) with her footballer beau Andre Gray. Taking her own advice, she teamed the shiny black Umbro tracksuit bottoms and black and white Umbro T-shirt with towering heels and a clutch bag.

She and Andre were out celebrating with pals in the English capital.

Other key pieces in the new range, which went live on Umbro’s website on Friday morning, include a slim-fitting red dress, a soccer-style T-shirt, a bodycon skirt, sporty shorts, cropped T-shirts, a boob tube and an oversized T-shirt dress. Prices range from £25 ($33) – £85 ($112).

The 27-year-old recently completed a gruelling hike up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in aid of British charity Comic Relief. She was joined by Jade, as well as a host of British celebrities, including former politician Ed Balls and TV host Alexander Armstrong.

Talking to British newspaper Metro about the climb, the Power hitmaker shared: “I don’t even know how I’m standing right now. It is just crazy. Jade got quite ill. You lose calories just from standing still at that altitude.”

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