Christy Turlington stars alongside Marc Jacobs in his fall 19 campaign

Christy Turlington has been tapped to appear opposite Marc Jacobs in the fall 2019 campaign for his high-end clothing brand.In recent years, the supermodel has taken a step away from the fashion world to focus on her family and charity projects, but sh…

Christy Turlington has been tapped to appear opposite Marc Jacobs in the fall 2019 campaign for his high-end clothing brand.

In recent years, the supermodel has taken a step away from the fashion world to focus on her family and charity projects, but she came out of retirement to close Jacobs’s fall/winter 2019 show held during New York Fashion Week in February.

Following the runway show, Turlington posed with Jacobs for photographer Steven Meisel, and the designer has now used those black-and-white images for his new marketing imagery.

“My friendship with Christy began in 1987. Over these past decades she has always shown up for me. Always. After closing our RUNWAY FALL 2019 MARC JACOBS show, Christy agreed to be photographed for our campaign,” he wrote on his Instagram page alongside a snap of Turlington standing in a ballgown while he reclines on the ground. “The results are stunning and the day in the studio with her, Steven and the crew was a day I will always cherish. It is a great gift to continue to create new memories with her.”

Katie Grand styled the photoshoot, while Pat McGrath was in charge of make-up and Guido Palau did the hair. Another image posted online shows Turlington and Jacobs standing side-by-side, which the 56-year-old captioned: “Christy and me by Steven. What more could I dream of?”

And Turlington, 50, appeared to be pleased with the results too, as she uploaded two of the photos to her Instagram page and commented, “Anything for Marc, always…So excited to see the first of these images taken by #stevenmeisel with @themarcjacobs.”

A number of the mother-of-two’s celebrity pals praised the photos as well, with Rachel Zoe, Eva Herzigova, Niki Taylor, Naomi Campbell, and Anna Sui all leaving messages in the comments section.

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Mary Quant to receive lifetime achievement award

Mary Quant is to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural World Fashion Awards (WFA). The iconic British designer, who revolutionised fashion in the ’60s and reintroduced colourful clothes to post-war Britain, will receive the ho…

Mary Quant is to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural World Fashion Awards (WFA).

The iconic British designer, who revolutionised fashion in the ’60s and reintroduced colourful clothes to post-war Britain, will receive the honour at London’s Savoy Theatre on 18 September.

The WFA organisers said they selected Quant for the award in recognition of her “amazing journey as a powerful role model for the working woman, challenging conventions, whilst popularising the miniskirt, colourful tights, and tailored trousers” and to celebrate her role in “encouraging a new age of feminism”.

“It is such an honour to receive this award from the World Fashion Awards. It has been a privilege to have spent my life doing what I love and enjoy with so many extraordinarily talented and passionate people,” she said in a statement.

The award comes months after officials at the V&A Museum in London opened the first international retrospective about the designer, which features over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from her personal archive. It is open until February 2020.

Quant isn’t the only honorary award winner – Dame Vivienne Westwood is set to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Fashion prize at the ceremony.

The World Fashion Awards aims to celebrate the achievements of established and emerging fashion brands, outlets, designers, models, manufacturers, and influencers, and the winners of each category will be voted for by the general public.

Nominees for Womenswear Designer of the Year include Marc Jacobs, Elie Saab, Clare Waight Keller, Victoria Beckham, and Richard Quinn, while those competing for Menswear Designer of the Year include Rick Owens, Virgil Abloh, Raf Simons, Ozwald Boateng, and Riccardo Tisci.

The shortlist for International Fashion Icon Award includes Naomi Campbell, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Priyanka Chopra and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

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Marc Jacobs wants men to feel confident wearing make-up

Marc Jacobs wants men to feel confident wearing make-up and getting manicures. The designer is no stranger to putting on a slick of lipstick or a sweep of mascara and has been known to indulge in a full drag queen makeover for special occasions, incl…

Marc Jacobs wants men to feel confident wearing make-up and getting manicures.

The designer is no stranger to putting on a slick of lipstick or a sweep of mascara and has been known to indulge in a full drag queen makeover for special occasions, including New Year’s Eve and Halloween.

However, Jacobs wants all men, whatever their sexual preference, to have the confidence to be comfortable wearing foundation and eyeliner or heading to the salon for a manicure.

“I think it’ll be guys with confidence. I’ve seen these trends all brewing for so many decades, like when boys who were into skiing would wear their girlfriend’s headband to keep their hair out of their eyes,” he told Refinery29.

“There will come a day when people won’t gender accessories or clothes or make-up. I think it’s not happened yet, but it’s definitely out there.”

The newlywed, who exchanged vows with Char Defrancesco in a star-studded ceremony in New York back in April, also opened up about his love for drag make-up in the interview.

“Between my love for RuPaul’s Drag Race, my love for costume, and playing with identity and fluidity, I started to really indulge in it. I love sitting still while a make-up artist transforms me into somebody else,” Jacobs shared.

His eponymous beauty line has recently branched out into skincare and is launching a new indulgent gel-creme moisturiser, Youthquake.

“Every ingredient is important in this formula, and it’s just simple. I love playing with make-up, but I don’t like a full mask; I like to see that glowing skin peek through, and this product gives you that,” the 56-year-old added.

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Marc Jacobs has never considered himself to be ‘cool’

Marc Jacobs has never considered himself to be a “cool” designer.The New York-based fashion star unveiled his first collection under his namesake brand back in 1986 and has since gone on to branch out into a number of categories, including perfume and …

Marc Jacobs has never considered himself to be a “cool” designer.

The New York-based fashion star unveiled his first collection under his namesake brand back in 1986 and has since gone on to branch out into a number of categories, including perfume and cosmetics.

But in spite of his edgy reputation and name within the fashion community, Jacobs has now insisted that he doesn’t buy into the idea.

“I never thought of myself as cool,” he commented in an interview for August 2019 issue of British Vogue. “Cool to me is someone dressed in black with a motorcycle jacket.”

In addition to launching his own label, Jacobs is known for his grunge-inspired collection for Perry Ellis, unveiled in 1992, and for serving as the creative director of the French house Louis Vuitton from 1997 to 2014.

And while the designer may be considered a fashion rule-breaker, he confessed that he isn’t particularly interested in exploring digital design techniques as he prefers a more traditional, hands-on approach.

“I don’t know that this data I’ve gathered about how young people communicate has really changed the way I design a backpack or an evening dress,” the 56-year-old mused. “I still want to do it by hand. I’m still not really interested in 3D printing. My curiosity about technology has remained something that’s interesting for me to watch in a Netflix documentary.”

Of late Jacobs has been focused on his latest fashion venture, new collection The Marc Jacobs. The line consists of clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery and accessories, and he previously described the concept as “item-driven”.

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Jessica Hart talks decision to quit drinking alcohol

Jessica Hart has opened up about her decision to quit drinking alcohol.The Australian model, who has worked for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Marc Jacobs, and Tory Burch, has penned an article about her issues with booze for the latest edition of Har…

Jessica Hart has opened up about her decision to quit drinking alcohol.

The Australian model, who has worked for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Marc Jacobs, and Tory Burch, has penned an article about her issues with booze for the latest edition of Harper’s Bazaar Australia.

In the candid note, Jessica revealed she began drinking as a teenager in Australia, before moving to New York, where she partied hard throughout her twenties.

“In this industry, even the most successful models don’t work every day,” she explained. “If I didn’t have work for a few days, I could go out, proudly drink most people under the table and come home as the sun was rising. It wasn’t as if I needed to drink every day, but when I did, I didn’t stop.

“I was, ‘Go hard or go home.’ And home was never the answer. I never blacked out or was that girl staggering around. But I was having fun, travelling to Europe, partying in Ibiza and Mykonos. But in my late twenties, I started to feel, ‘This is getting old.'”

However, it wasn’t until her early thirties that Jessica decided it was time that she “finally pulled the plug”.

“I just woke up one morning and said, ‘This is it,'” the 33-year-old continued. “I wanted to look after myself.”

She added that she also didn’t want people to view her as the once-beautiful model who destroyed her looks after partying non-stop.

With the support of her sister, fellow model Ashley Hart, Jessica underwent a personal development course with The Landmark Forum and she also joined Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).

“In one meeting, (the speaker) said, ‘When you drink, you are pickling yourself,'” she recalled. “‘And, just like a cucumber, once you are pickled you can never be a cucumber again.’ It was an epiphany.”

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Marc Jacobs views make-up as final ‘accessory’ for any fashion look

Marc Jacobs considers make-up to be the final “accessory” for any fashion ensemble.The New York-based designer entered the cosmetics world in 2013 with his namesake brand, with the line known for its colourful eyeliners and highly pigmented lip colours…

Marc Jacobs considers make-up to be the final “accessory” for any fashion ensemble.

The New York-based designer entered the cosmetics world in 2013 with his namesake brand, with the line known for its colourful eyeliners and highly pigmented lip colours.

Now, Jacobs has opened up about his beauty venture in a tutorial video for Vogue.com and shared that he is all for experimenting with different products.

“I love to sit for hours and get my make-up done,” he said in the clip, before demonstrating how he dabs on the Marc Jacobs Beauty Accomplice Concealer & Touch-Up Stick on any under-eye circles. “I love to do drag, and I love to do make-up and costume. Dressing up and self-expression is such a big deal to me. I mean, I’m a designer and one of the things I love about clothes is the transformative quality that they have. You can kind of be this person you want to be in the creative choices you make. And, of course, make-up to me, is the final accessory in any kind of fashion look.”

Jacobs went on to divulge the names of some of his favourite formulas, explaining that he starts his regime by swiping on some of Joelle Ciocco’s Lotion Aromatique before dabbing on a little of the new Marc Jacobs Beauty Youthquake Hydra-full Retexturizing Gel Creme.

And while the designer is expanding his skincare offerings, he’s dedicated to keeping the ingredients as simple and attainable as possible.

“Designers going into cosmetics or make-up is sometimes not the easiest thing, and sometimes doesn’t feel very credible. But we’ve managed to create a make-up line that people do respond to and they do love. And I feel good about it. It takes inspiration from what I do in terms of ready-to-wear etc,” the 56-year-old smiled. “The mindset where you suggest these things and even knowing nothing about skincare, I’m like, ‘Yes, pineapple fresh, coconut fresh,’ there’s an association that feels very believable, and credible without going into words that I cannot pronounce.”

Jacobs also swears by Oribe’s Rock Hard Gel for styling his hair and counts Frederic Malle’s Angeliques Sous La Pluie as his go-to fragrance.

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Humberto Leon and Carol Lim take final bow at Kenzo show

Designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim presented their last-ever show for Kenzo in Paris on Sunday. Earlier in June, the duo announced they were stepping down as co-creative directors of the French luxury house after eight years, and they presented th…

Designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim presented their last-ever show for Kenzo in Paris on Sunday.

Earlier in June, the duo announced they were stepping down as co-creative directors of the French luxury house after eight years, and they presented their final co-ed collection for the company during Paris Fashion Week: Men’s on Sunday.

Leon shared footage of him and Lim running down a hallway at the AccorHotels Arena on their way to the show and posted in the Instagram caption, “Running with my partner in crime for the last @kenzo show in Paris!!!! Such a fun ride and to do it with your best friend is unreal. We are running because our shows have always been a complicated machine and have never made it easy for us. We have always done it for us. #thecarolandhumbertoera.”

In the comments, the Opening Ceremony founders received praise from fellow designer Marc Jacobs, who wrote, “Congratulations you two! So many beautiful things you’ve done over the years. So inspiring in so many ways. Thank you for giving me and us all your energy and vision.”

Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, Chance the Rapper and Russian Doll actress Natasha Lyonne also sent them congratulatory messages.

After the show, Lim posted a photo of herself and Leon hugging, and added, “On repeat in my mind ‘don’t cry don’t cry don’t cry’. We did it! Congrats @humberto and our team at @kenzo for an amazing chapter in the history of the brand. So proud of everything we did and will cherish every memory.”

Singer Solange Knowles composed the musical score for the fashion show and performed her song I’m a Witness before walking down the runway with her orchestra to greet Lim and Leon for the final bow.

Lim took to Instagram to heap praise on Beyonce’s sister by sharing side-by-side snaps of her at their debut Kenzo presentation in 2011 and their final one, and wrote, “You have been with me and @humberto at @kenzo from the beginning! Thank you Solange @saintrecords for being there then and now and for making tonight a moment in cultural history!!! (love) you forever and always.”

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Kaia Gerber never felt nervous about modelling

Kaia Gerber has never felt any anxiety about posing in front of the camera.The 17-year-old began working with Marc Jacobs on the label’s perfume Daisy back in 2016 when she was just 14, and is now fronting the latest fragrance, Daisy Love Eau de Sweet….

Kaia Gerber has never felt any anxiety about posing in front of the camera.

The 17-year-old began working with Marc Jacobs on the label’s perfume Daisy back in 2016 when she was just 14, and is now fronting the latest fragrance, Daisy Love Eau de Sweet.

Now, Kaia has shared that while she began modelling at such a young age, she wasn’t uncomfortable landing such a big campaign as the designer and his staff have made sure she’s well looked after.

“I don’t feel nervous and I never really did when it came to modelling,” she shared to Miss Vogue. “I definitely feel more confident, especially being around the whole team at Daisy Marc Jacobs because we have such a strong relationship that has built up over the campaigns.”

The collaboration between Kaia and the high-fashion perfume fragrance has been her longest working relationship to date, and she has a new appreciation for the fashion industry, and all the hard work that goes into it.

“This is the longest I’ve ever worked with a brand and the best thing about the journey is that I’ve been able to grow up alongside the people,” Kaia explained. “There’s such a strong connection for me with Daisy Marc Jacobs. I was only 14 when I started. I have such a new appreciation for all the hard work and creativity that goes into making this art.”

Images from the Daisy Love Eau de Sweet campaign show Kaia hanging out on a Malibu beach with her friends, Aube Jolicoeur and Faith Lynch, and to have that familiarity on the shoot was important for the daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford.

“I never feel like I have to pretend to be anyone. I think as long as you’re confident your true self will come through in pictures,” she said.

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Ariana Grande wins top perfume award

Ariana Grande’s perfume Cloud took home took Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Popular Award at the 2019 Fragrance Foundation Awards.The Thank You, Next hitmaker entered the perfume market in 2015 with debut scent ARI by Ariana Grande. Cloud, her fifth fr…

Ariana Grande’s perfume Cloud took home took Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Popular Award at the 2019 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

The Thank You, Next hitmaker entered the perfume market in 2015 with debut scent ARI by Ariana Grande.

Cloud, her fifth fragrance, was launched in September 2018. Housed in a cloud-shaped bottle, it is a “dreamy blend of alluring lavender blossom, forbidden juicy pear, and mouthwatering bergamot”. It’s further described on the website of Ulta Beauty, her perfume partner, as an “uplifting scent that imbues a thoughtful, artistic expression of positivity and happiness”.

On Wednesday, it beat out the likes of Britney Spears’ Prerogative, Kim Kardashian’s KKW Body, Victoria’s Secret Tease Rebel, and Wild Spirit Fragrances’ Driftwood Eau de Parfum.

Other big winners on the night included Tom Ford, who was inducted to the Fragrance Foundation Hall of Fame and won Fragrance of the Year: Women’s Luxury for Lost Cherry, Game Changer award winner Laura Slatkin and perfumer Dominique Ropion, who received the Lifetime Achievement prize.

“Creating scent is a powerful thing – scent can alter a mood, change an experience…quite simply, it can enhance our lives,” said Ford. “Much of the pleasure in my life has been derived from scent – I never met a flower I didn’t like.”

And Chanel and Marc Jacobs took home multiple awards; the French fashion house being honoured in the Fragrance of the Year: Men’s Luxury (Chanel Bleu de Chanel Parfum), Packaging of the Year: Women’s (Chanel No.5 Limited Edition) and Media Campaign of the Year: Men’s (Chanel Bleu de Chanel Pafrum) categories, while Jacobs went home with Social Media Campaign of the Year and Consumer Choice: Women’s Prestige, both for Marc Jacobs Daisy Love.

YSL’s Black Opium, Donna Karan’s Cashmere Mist and Dior’s Sauvage Eau de Parfum were also among the winners.

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Slick Woods designs sneakers for The Kooples

Slick Woods has teamed up with The Kooples to create a line of chunky sneakers.The model, who has hit the runway for the likes of Marc Jacobs and Fenty, has made her first foray into design by collaborating with the edgy French label on a collection of…

Slick Woods has teamed up with The Kooples to create a line of chunky sneakers.

The model, who has hit the runway for the likes of Marc Jacobs and Fenty, has made her first foray into design by collaborating with the edgy French label on a collection of high-top sock sneakers with thick white soles and bound with a chunky velcro strap.

“We wanted to create a sneaker that embraces the idea of going fast!” the 22-year-old model told Vogue.co.uk. “What you see in my shoes is the result of the voice I’ve developed over the years. I wanted to create pieces that don’t constrict anyone or add to unnecessary labels.”

Although this marks her first design project, Slick, real name Simone Marie Thompson, says she was ready for the challenge.

“I’ve been designing ever since I was dreaming in my sleep,” she stated. “I’ve always been a creative, a thinker. This is the first of many major collaborations and designing outlets.”

The model, who is known for her bald head and gap-toothed look, welcomed her first son Saphir with boyfriend and fellow model Adonis Bosso in September, immediately after walking the runway as part of Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty show.

As she is a new mother, The Kooples design team travelled to New York to work with her on the shoes, which can be bought in either white, black or camouflage shades and cost between $310 (£245) and $323 (£255).

“Since the shoes are so much of my personality, the setting needed to reflect that,” she explained. “They go hard – those are two words I’m synonymous with – and got my vision immediately.”

Slick follows in the footsteps of models such as Emily Ratajkowski, Irina Shayk and Stella Maxwell who have previously worked with the brand.

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