Ezra Miller and Keiynan Lonsdale model dresses ahead of Met Museum’s new exhibition

Ezra Miller and Love, Simon actor Keiynan Lonsdale have posed in dresses from The Met Museum’s upcoming 2019 exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion.Like previous years, the collection will officially be on display following the annual Met Gala, which takes …

Ezra Miller and Love, Simon actor Keiynan Lonsdale have posed in dresses from The Met Museum’s upcoming 2019 exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion.

Like previous years, the collection will officially be on display following the annual Met Gala, which takes place on 6 May (19), where guests typically take their dress code cue from the museum’s exhibit theme.

Modelling some of the camp pieces, Ezra and Keiynan are joined by model Edie Campbell in an editorial for Vogue.

Both actors are dressed in designs by Thom Browne; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them actor Ezra in a mash-up of a bride and groom look from the fashion star’s spring 18 line, and Keiynan in a fall 19 outfit, consisting of a tuxedo top and a pleated skirt.

“Everything flips upside down in this theatre of high drama,” Ezra told the fashion glossy.

In a second image, Keiynan dons a powder-pink 18th-century robe a la francaise-inspired dress by Vivienne Westwood, from fall 95.

“It’s so easy to play it safe, but that’s not camp,” the 27-year-old noted.

Sharing the photos on Instagram, he added to his followers: “Thank you @voguemagazine for including me in your 2019 May Issue. I can’t even believe this happened. Thank you with all of my heart.”

Meanwhile, Edie channels bird-like beauty for her image, in a pink and purple feather Moschino gown, from spring 16.

Camp: Notes on Fashion, influenced by American writer Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay Notes on ‘Camp’, runs from 9 May to 8 September at the New York art institution. Dresses by Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Bob Mackie, and Versace will also feature.

In the exhibition overview, museum curators explain: “Through more than 250 objects dating from the 17th century to the present, The Costume Institute’s spring 2019 exhibition will explore the origins of camp’s exuberant aesthetic. Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay Notes on ‘Camp’ provides the framework for the exhibition, which examines how the elements of irony, humour, parody, pastiche, artifice, theatricality, and exaggeration are expressed in fashion.”

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Love, Simon’s Greg Berlanti highlights upcoming cinema struggle after Disney shuts Fox 2000

Love, Simon director Greg Berlanti warned the fight for equality in cinemas is about to get tough as he picked up a top prize at the GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday (28Mar19).The teen drama, which stars Nick Robinson as a high schooler who is forced to …

Love, Simon director Greg Berlanti warned the fight for equality in cinemas is about to get tough as he picked up a top prize at the GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday (28Mar19).

The teen drama, which stars Nick Robinson as a high schooler who is forced to come out after a fellow student discovers his sexuality, was a box office hit when it came out in March 2018.

It was produced under the Fox 2000 Pictures banner, which Disney recently announced it was shuttering following its acquisition of Fox, and Greg highlighted this when he collected the Outstanding Film – Wide Release prize on Thursday.

“Films like Love, Simon aren’t tentpoles, but they also aren’t independent films. That’s why we need GLAAD more than ever. The fight for equality in our multiplexes is going to get more difficult, not easier,” he said on stage at the Beverly Hilton. “Disney merged with Fox last week and in doing so, plans to eliminate Fox 2000.”

The Fault in Our Stars, The Devil Wears Prada and Life of Pi are other notable films produced at Fox 2000.

During his acceptance speech, Greg, whose TV writing and producing credits include The Flash, Arrow and Dawson’s Creek, shone a light on the incredible talent he’s got to work with over the years.

“Making movies like Love, Simon and the TV shows I’m lucky to be a part of, I get to meet and work with a lot of young people. They are fearless. They are going to keep telling stories until every kid of every race, every gender, and every sexuality gets to go to the movies and watch their own Love, Simon,” Greg, who is openly gay, continued.

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Gabrielle Union calls out lack of hairstylists able to style black actors’ hair

Gabrielle Union has called out hairstylists working in Hollywood who have no idea how to style black hair.Following on from model Olivia Anakwe speaking out against “texture discrimination” in an Instagram post, after a fashion brand failed to hire a b…

Gabrielle Union has called out hairstylists working in Hollywood who have no idea how to style black hair.

Following on from model Olivia Anakwe speaking out against “texture discrimination” in an Instagram post, after a fashion brand failed to hire a backstage hairstylist with knowledge of styling textured hair despite booking her to wear cornrows during a Paris Fashion Week show, a chorus of African-American actors, including Gabrielle, Insecure actress and writer Natasha Rothwell and Community star Yvette Nicole Brown, also shared their frustrations.

“The pressure to “just be happy they picked you & you got a job, don’t ask for the SAME things every other actor/model gets on GP…” Listen, if u stay quiet, u WILL have bald spots, hair damage, look NUTS (tho they will tell u its cuuuuuuuuute),” the Bring It On star tweeted.

She also drew attention to the difficulties that black hair stylists face with getting into the industry.

“What alot of non-industry folks don’t realize is that u can’t just use ur normal hairstylists/barbers/makeup artists on a union job (most jobs are union) Those artists HAVE to be IN THE UNION & getting them in has NEVER been easy or smooth. Ever. Like never,” she shared.

“PSA: If you cast a POC— And thank you for doing so!—you also have to hire someone who knows how to do ethnic hair,” tweeted Love, Simon actress Natasha. “Not someone who’s “comfortable with it” but someone who actually knows how to style ethnic hair types. Congratulations on advancing to the next level of inclusion!”

And actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen, who played Black Manta in Aquaman, sympathised with Olivia after she shared she was “ignored” and “forgotten” by stylists backstage, explaining the issue affects many black actors in Hollywood as well.

“100% of Black Actor/Actress I’ve spoken to on this topic face the same thing in film and television,” he said. “Hair Stylists in our industry should have proper training, AND be able to show proof. Too often they begin to ‘figure it out’ the second we sit in the chair.”

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Kendall Jenner offends fellow models in Love magazine interview

Kendall Jenner has sparked backlash after speaking about her “super selective” approach to modelling.The supermodel was photographed for Love magazine’s 10th anniversary edition, but caused anger amongst her peers after the publication shared a photogr…

Kendall Jenner has sparked backlash after speaking about her “super selective” approach to modelling.

The supermodel was photographed for Love magazine’s 10th anniversary edition, but caused anger amongst her peers after the publication shared a photograph from the shoot accompanied by a quote from Kendall’s interview.

Alongside a black and white image of the star, who poses topless with a retro bouffant hairstyle and an array of pearl necklaces, the interview snippet reads: “Since the beginning we’ve been super selective about what shows I would do. I was never one of those girls who would do like 30 shows a season or whatever the f**k those girls do. More power to ’em.”

The 22-year-old’s comments outraged Russian model Daria Strokous, who shared a screenshot of the post and gave Kendall a piece of her mind.

“…whatever the f**k those girls do’ is do their very best to make their way up AND try to make some money so that they can provide for themselves and their families,” she wrote, adding: “Oh, and it’s 70 shows a season by the way and we are all f**king proud of every single one of the girls that did it.”

Daria, who acted as a muse for Raf Simons when he was creative director at Dior, was backed by transgender fashion star Teddy Quinlivan.

“As models we need to uplift each other. We all work extremely hard to pursue our dreams even the ‘girls who walk 30 shows a season or whatever the f**k those girls do,’” she wrote in her Instagram story.

The 24-year-old also appeared to make a dig at Kendall’s prestigious upbringing, saying: “Models don’t just come from Calabasas (city in Los Angeles County)… they come from Somalia, the Siberian tundra, a rural village in China, a trailer park in Tennessee.”

One of Kendall’s representatives has since told HollywoodLife that the quote was “taken out of context”.

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Paul Dano and Nick Robinson join Joe Alwyn in new Prada campaign

Love, Simon actor Nick Robinson and Paul Dano have been tapped to star in Prada’s latest campaign.Algee Smith, who impressed in hard-hitting drama Detroit last year, is also part of Prada’s fall/ winter 18 adverts, with the trio joining returning campa…

Love, Simon actor Nick Robinson and Paul Dano have been tapped to star in Prada’s latest campaign.

Algee Smith, who impressed in hard-hitting drama Detroit last year, is also part of Prada’s fall/ winter 18 adverts, with the trio joining returning campaign star Joe Alwyn, the actor boyfriend of Taylor Swift.

“An imagined reality; the fantasy of the self. The next incarnation of 365, showcasing the Prada Fall-Winter 2018 menswear collection, considers these notions – of illusion and dreams, imagination and actuality,” brand representatives wrote on the Prada website. “Embodied by a new wave of Hollywood talent, the men’s collection is brought to new life within the enclaves of the Prada Fall-Winter 2018 Men’s Show, a fantastical ‘Prada Warehouse’, a space that can be inhabited but is nevertheless a chimera, a mirage.”

Willy Vanderperre shot the campaign, with Olivier Rizzo styling.

Various images and video clips have been shared on Instagram, with footage showing the actors walking through the Prada Warehouse, decked out in new season trends, including bucket hats, shirts, overcoats and a patterned short sleeve sweater.

“This warehouse is populated with identities – ambiguous and enticing boxes and crates, demarcated with symbols drawn from Prada collections past – that speak of the multiplicities of interpretations. Comprising a trio of young actors – Joe Alwyn, Nick Robinson and Algee Smith – alongside actor and director Paul Dano, these protagonists discover both Prada’s multifaceted identity, and their own,” representatives added.

“Exploring dual roles, of the actors themselves and of the characters they evoke within these make-believe surroundings, the campaign juxtaposes imagery of the actors inside the ‘Prada Warehouse’ with a series of monochrome portraits, all photographed by Willy Vanderperre. Investigating concepts of uniformity and individuality, the distinct personalities of each of these four protagonists shines through, bringing truth to illusion.”

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13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford talks critically acclaimed new movie

Rising star Katherine Langford was able to shake off her 13 Reasons Why character during the extended rehearsal period for her new film Love, Simon.Australian actress Katherine shot to international fame last year (17) after being cast as suicidal stud…

Rising star Katherine Langford was able to shake off her 13 Reasons Why character during the extended rehearsal period for her new film Love, Simon.

Australian actress Katherine shot to international fame last year (17) after being cast as suicidal student Hannah Baker in Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why, the series based on the best-selling young adult novel by Jay Asher.

Not long after wrapping on season one, the 21-year-old began work on the critically acclaimed Love, Simon, a comedy drama about a closeted gay teen who’s forced to confront his own identity when his secret is threatened.

“I think to a degree,” the actress told W magazine when asked if it was a challenge to get into a different mindset for Love, Simon. “I’m saying this being very young and being very new in my career and having literally only done a handful of projects, but I feel like when you leave a character, and I definitely felt it with Hannah, it takes a little bit of time to shake them off.

“But I think going into Love, Simon, what I think was so helpful and I think monumental in this film was the director, Greg Berlanti. Not only did he have such an incredible, solidified, and truthful vision, but he also allowed us as actors to have a two-week rehearsal period, which really helped.”

The film co-stars Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel, with Jurassic World’s Nick Robinson playing the title role.

Like 13 Reasons Why, Love, Simon is based on a best selling book, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, with author Becky Albertalli also penning a follow-up based on Katherine’s character Leah coming out as bisexual.

Asked if she’d sign on to the sequel Katherine replied: “I mean, it’s always a discussion of who would make it, but if the script was good and the filmmaker had a great vision, then I would be totally down. I’m always down to tell a good story.”

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Zoey Deutch wows in pink at Flower movie premiere

Zoey Deutch was pretty in pink at the premiere of Flower on Tuesday night (13Mar18).The actress turned heads as she stepped out for a special screening of the Max Winkler-directed comedy held at the ArcLight venue in Los Angeles. Zoey, who father Howar…

Zoey Deutch was pretty in pink at the premiere of Flower on Tuesday night (13Mar18).

The actress turned heads as she stepped out for a special screening of the Max Winkler-directed comedy held at the ArcLight venue in Los Angeles.

Zoey, who father Howard Deutch directed classic ‘80s movie Pretty in Pink, opted to sport an elegant strapless gown made from coral and light pink-coloured jacquard fabric from Prada for the event.

She complemented the dress with a swipe of rose-hued eyeshadow and topped off her ensemble with bling from Tiffany & Co.

A number of celebrities stepped out to show their support for the film, including Ben Platt, Jack Antonoff, and Aubrey Plaza. Going for a relaxed vibe, Aubrey walked the red carpet in a white 3.1 Phillip Lim outfit comprised of silk dress and chunky knit sweater, which she chose to accessorise with Alexandre Birman high heels and a purse from Jimmy Choo.

Across town, the stars of highly-anticipated comedy-drama Love, Simon also celebrated their new movie at the Westfield Century City.

13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford, who takes on the part of Leah in the flick, made a sartorial statement in a custom black dress from Stella McCartney featuring puffed sleeves and white detail on the neckline.

The 21-year-old matched the look with black Jimmy Choo pumps, and jewellery from Ana Khouri and Anita Ko.

Lead actor Nick Robinson, who plays closeted gay teenager Simon in the movie, rocked a casual vibe in brown trousers, patterned shirt, and tan leather jacket, while Alexandra Shipp dazzled in a shiny silver slip dress.

Love, Simon castmembers including Josh Duhamel, Logan Miller, and Talitha Bateman were also in attendance.

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Edie Campbell addresses sexual harassment of models in Q&A session

Edie Campbell opened up about sexual harassment within the fashion industry in a question and answer session with Love magazine.The English model took part in the intimate talk hosted by the bi-annual publication at Dover Street Market in London on Mon…

Edie Campbell opened up about sexual harassment within the fashion industry in a question and answer session with Love magazine.

The English model took part in the intimate talk hosted by the bi-annual publication at Dover Street Market in London on Monday night (29Jan18), where she spoke openly about the allegations of sexual abuse by famous fashion photographers such as Terry Richardson, as well as how to improve the working conditions without impacting creativity.

Edie also related the situation to the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal currently sweeping Hollywood.

“We all started checking perceived behaviours in our industries post-Weinstein,” she began. “In the case of the fashion industry, everyone looked around and said: ‘It’s all Terry.’ Well it’s not all Terry. That’s a cop-out.”

The former British Vogue cover girl, who previously worked with Mario Testino, another top fashion photographer to be accused of sexual exploitation, went on to say that sharing experiences with fellow models prompted her to speak out about the issue.

“I’m talking for the people who can’t cope, because you shouldn’t need to be made of steel to do this job,” she declared.

Edie first brought attention to the issue of sexual harassment in the fashion industry when she wrote an open letter published by WWD last November.

“Why do I feel compelled to write this? Because we have reached a turning point,” she began her lengthy post. “This could be the moment at which everyone within the fashion industry takes stock of where we are, and the culture we operate within and perpetuate. This could be a moment to be honest about the behaviour we sanction, a pause, or a moment of self-reflection.”

The 27-year-old, who has walked for the likes of Chanel, Calvin Klein and Yves Saint Laurent, also spoke on behalf of male models being abused in the industry and implored everybody to “examine the behaviour we have normalised”.

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