Gwen Stefani was stunned by transformation for debut U.S. Vogue cover

Gwen Stefani doesn’t recognise herself when she sees images from her first photoshoot for U.S. Vogue.The Hollaback Girl singer had her make-up done by Pat McGrath and was photographed by Steven Meisel for the April 2004 issue of the fashion publication…

Gwen Stefani doesn’t recognise herself when she sees images from her first photoshoot for U.S. Vogue.

The Hollaback Girl singer had her make-up done by Pat McGrath and was photographed by Steven Meisel for the April 2004 issue of the fashion publication, with the cover image depicting her posing in a monochromatic striped dress and heavy 1930s-inspired cosmetics.

However, in an interview for Vogue’s Life in Looks video series, Gwen noted that she is amazed by her transformation for the photoshoot.

“I had just done The Aviator movie and I think the make-up was kinda influenced by that, like the way the eyebrows were. I look at the photo and (think), ‘Who is that?’ I don’t even think it looks like me,” she reflected. “Interestingly, they put me in the stripes which is something that’s been a signature of mine for along my journey, and still is.”

Gwen then recalled how the photoshoot took place over an entire weekend and how she had a two-day fitting prior.

And while she was a little “relieved” once it had finished, the star did appreciate all she learned about the relationship between art and fashion on the set.

“It was like an event. I was used to having so much control over my look and what I did and was really quite anti-fashion magazine when I was growing up because as a kid I just felt like I was alienated (from that world). It was like, ‘You can’t get that stuff, that’s for rich people, those things aren’t real,'” the 50-year-old commented. “Of course, I was just naive and I didn’t know, what I love about Vogue and what I love about being able to do the cover of Vogue, is being able to collaborate with so many talented people (and) learn about art, you know, art through fashion. And I think that this was that experience.”

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British Vogue editor pleased to see Kaia Gerber ‘in the trenches’ with other models

British Vogue’s Edward Enninful is happy to see Kaia Gerber “in the trenches” with other models.The rising fashion star, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, has already landed campaigns for the likes of Versace, Jimmy Choo, and Karl…

British Vogue’s Edward Enninful is happy to see Kaia Gerber “in the trenches” with other models.

The rising fashion star, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, has already landed campaigns for the likes of Versace, Jimmy Choo, and Karl Lagerfeld.

British Vogue editor-in-chief Enninful also tapped Gerber to be on the cover of the October 2019 issue of the publication, and in an accompanying article, praised the model’s commitment and professionalism.

“That Kaia has become one of the brightest faces in modelling is a personal delight to me,” he wrote. “I have known Cindy Crawford, her supermodel mother, since the ’90s, so it’s wonderful to now work with her daughter, who is as driven, hardworking and beautiful as Cindy is. It always pleases me that, every season, despite coming from privilege, I see Kaia in the trenches with the other models, doing show after show, always on time and with a kind word for everyone. That’s the way to do it.”

In the cover image, Gerber poses in a black and white ensemble from Valentino. Guido Palau and Pat McGrath were behind her hair and make-up, Joe McKenna was the stylist, Jin Soon Choi was in charge of the manicure, with Steven Meisel helming the photoshoot.

And in a post sharing the news on her Instagram page, Gerber commented that the prestigious gig was the “best” birthday present, as she celebrates turning 18 on 3 September.

“October issue of @britishvogue by #stevenmeisel is out! thank you @edward_enninful for the best birthday present, and to everyone involved #joemckenna, @guidopalau, @patmcgrathreal, and @jinsoonchoi,” she gushed.

The October issue of British Vogue hits newsstands on 6 September.

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Ciara teases possibility of ‘thoughtful’ beauty line

Ciara has set her sights on launching her own beauty collection.The Goodies hitmaker made an appearance at the Beautycon event in Los Angeles over the weekend, and during a conversation with WWD reporters, noted it was “inevitable” that she would follo…

Ciara has set her sights on launching her own beauty collection.

The Goodies hitmaker made an appearance at the Beautycon event in Los Angeles over the weekend, and during a conversation with WWD reporters, noted it was “inevitable” that she would follow in the footsteps of fellow singer Rihanna, who debuted her hugely successful Fenty Beauty line back in 2017.

“It’s been a lifelong dream of mine to do something in the beauty space, and there are lots of cool things that I’ve been cooking up and working on, and I can’t wait until the time is here to share it with the world,” she shared.

The mother-of-two, a former Revlon brand ambassador, went on to explain that any future ventures would contain a mixture of make-up products and skincare formulas.

“More than anything, I just want it to be thoughtful,” the 33-year-old added.

Ciara also discussed inclusivity in the beauty industry and touched upon Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty foundation being offered in 40 shades, and Pat McGrath Labs’ Sublime Perfection Foundation, which is available in 36 hues.

“It’s been a long time coming,” she explained. “Inclusivity is always better. When people make those changes to their approach to the beauty landscape and business, it benefits the world. It’s the right way.”

If she were to launch her own beauty collection, the Level Up hitmaker will join the likes of Jessica Alba, who co-founded The Honest Company, Drew Barrymore, who owns cruelty-free make-up brand Flower Beauty; and Australian model Miranda Kerr, who created skincare line Kora Organics back in 2009.

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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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Kaia Gerber fronting Versace’s ‘luxury-grunge’ campaign for fall 19

Kaia Gerber has been tapped to front Versace’s “luxury-grunge” fall/winter 2019 campaign.The model, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, has had a long relationship with creative director Donatella Versace, having made her modelling debut for the Ita…

Kaia Gerber has been tapped to front Versace’s “luxury-grunge” fall/winter 2019 campaign.

The model, who is the daughter of Cindy Crawford, has had a long relationship with creative director Donatella Versace, having made her modelling debut for the Italian label’s junior line when she was 10 years old.

Kaia has since gone on to appear in runway shows and campaigns for Versace, and on Tuesday, executives announced that she is one of the faces of the new campaign.

In the main image, the 17-year-old is seen sporting a furry jacket and green knit jumper, while sitting beside a leather handbag featuring a Baroque-style pattern. However, she is also wearing a messy blonde wig, slash of red lipstick, and has had her eyebrows bleached.

In the caption, a Versace rep simply wrote, “Introducing the #VersaceFW19 advertising campaign, that manifests the luxury-grunge aesthetic seen on the runway.”

Donatella oversaw the photoshoot, while Ferdinando Verderi was creative director, Pat McGrath was in charge of the make-up, and Guido Palau did the hairstyling.

Kaia also uploaded the snap to her Instagram page, with many of her four million followers commenting that she appeared almost unrecognisable.

“Wowwwwwww,” wrote Lily Aldridge, while one of Cindy’s fellow model pals, Gail Elliott, commented, “Gorgeous Kaia…! How amazing, Cindy!! GE.”

In other snaps from the campaign, Bente Oort sports an eclectic outfit comprised of a silky chemise, tweed skirt, and leopard-print jacket, while in an accompanying film, Donatella and models Anok Yai and Maike Inga are seen rocking out and playing instruments.

“Grunge is the new black. Next gig at Donatella’s basement,” Anok captioned the clip.

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Elizabeth Hurley’s teenage son Damian makes modelling debut

Elizabeth Hurley’s 17-year-old son Damian has followed in his mother’s footsteps by landing his first beauty campaign.Damian, the son of Elizabeth and her ex Steve Bing, appears alongside other fledgling models such as Sonjdra Deluxe, Violet Chachki an…

Elizabeth Hurley’s 17-year-old son Damian has followed in his mother’s footsteps by landing his first beauty campaign.

Damian, the son of Elizabeth and her ex Steve Bing, appears alongside other fledgling models such as Sonjdra Deluxe, Violet Chachki and Zhengyang Zhang in the video to promote Pat McGrath’s new make-up range, entitled Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection The System, more than 20 years after his mother became the face of beauty brand Estee Lauder.

In the campaign, shot by legendary photographer and director Steven Meisel, Damian is seen wearing a giant brunette bouffant wig, reminiscent of his mother’s glamorous locks, while staring sultrily into the camera.

Damian, who signed to TESS Management in London last year, sports a white T-shirt and black leather jacket for the clip, while modelling McGrath’s Sublime Perfection primer, foundation and setting powder.

“A supermodel is born,” McGrath said to Vogue about the teenager. “It’s no surprise that as the offspring of the iconic Elizabeth Hurley, Damian is a bright, young, emerging star who has an absolutely magnetic personality, energy, and an exceptional look.”

The youngster was equally complimentary about the legendary make-up artist, and told the publication she had “truly changed the face of beauty, especially for my generation.”

He added, “To be captured through the lens of the incredible, legendary Steven Meisel was a truly phenomenal experience. I’ve long admired Steven’s fierce aesthetic and I’m so proud to be a part of this incredibly beautiful and disruptive campaign.”

McGrath’s new line will be available to buy from her website, as well as other select websites and stores, from 26 July.

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Pat McGrath launches foundation line

Pat McGrath has launched a foundation range comprising of 36 shades. Following 25 years of field research, six years of product development and cryptic Instagram teasers, the 49-year-old legendary make-up artist has announced the debut of her Pat McGr…

Pat McGrath has launched a foundation range comprising of 36 shades.

Following 25 years of field research, six years of product development and cryptic Instagram teasers, the 49-year-old legendary make-up artist has announced the debut of her Pat McGrath Labs Sublime Perfection Foundation.

The 36-shade range, which McGrath describes as having a light-to-medium, but buildable, finish, is part of the brand’s new complexion collection, dubbed Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection the System.

In addition to the foundation, which will retail for $68 (£54), the line also includes a universal one-shade primer, five different shades of setting powder, a foundation brush, and a powder brush.

Joining the other brands who have either expanded their foundation shade ranges or introduced new, inclusive complexion lines, including Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty, the British make-up artist wanted her new collection to be fully inclusive.

“I just remember as almost a child shopping in department stores and seeing all of these beautiful colours and then they never worked on my skin, or they were too bruise-y on pale skin,” she previously told Fashionista.

She also revealed that “there’s so much study that goes into every formula, scientifically” to make sure the products will work on many different skin tones.

For Sublime Perfection, the 36 shades span five different levels – Light, Light Medium, Medium, Medium Deep and Deep – as it was important to McGrath that there was an even distribution amongst the tones.

The Sublime Perfection line will be available from 26 July at PatMcGrath.com, Sephora.com, Selfridges.com and select Selfridges stores.

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Clare Waight Keller and Pierpaolo Piccioli named on Time 100 list

Top fashion designers Clare Waight Keller and Pierpaolo Piccioli have made the Time 100 list.Each year, editors at Time magazine compile a list of the most influential people in the world, with the 2019 announcement including celebrities such as Taylor…

Top fashion designers Clare Waight Keller and Pierpaolo Piccioli have made the Time 100 list.

Each year, editors at Time magazine compile a list of the most influential people in the world, with the 2019 announcement including celebrities such as Taylor Swift, Sandra Oh, Chrissy Teigen, Dwayne Johnson, and Regina King, as well as political figures like U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Members of the fashion and beauty industries were honoured too, such as Givenchy creative director Waight Keller, who is known for making Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s wedding dress.

“We are drawn to Clare’s work because she doesn’t design from the outside in, she designs from the inside out. From the place of pinning clothes on a body,” commented actress Julianne Moore in a statement for Time regarding the fashion star.

While Piccioli, who has headed up Valentino since 2008, was toasted by Frances McDormand. The Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star wore custom Valentino numbers to the 2018 Met Gala and the 2019 Oscars.

“His reign in the House of Valentino has been a lesson in grace,” she gushed of the Italian designer. “He feels no need to erase the past but builds on its foundation and by doing so makes the future of the house stronger, braver. His inclusionary vision is evidenced by the way he honours the craftspeople in his atelier and shares a meal with them after the couture events. And he is a great dancer!”

In addition, Rent the Runway co-founder Jennifer Hyman was included in the list, and received an admiring essay from fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, while make-up maven Pat McGrath was feted by ‘70s supermodel Beverly Johnson, who she described as a “legend”.

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Karlie Kloss uses a spoon to curl her eyelashes

Karlie Kloss swears eyelashes can be curled perfectly with the humble spoon.The supermodel has sat in the make-up chair for hundreds of hours over the course of her career, and accordingly, has picked up a few expert tips along the way. In a new video …

Karlie Kloss swears eyelashes can be curled perfectly with the humble spoon.

The supermodel has sat in the make-up chair for hundreds of hours over the course of her career, and accordingly, has picked up a few expert tips along the way.

In a new video for Vogue.com, Karlie took the chance to demonstrate to her fans some of her go-to techniques, and noted that she has a utensil-based handy trick for curling lashes.

“A (conventional) eyelash curler gets the job done but I’ve had nightmare situations. This teaspoon is very functional; it’s in my bag at all times for whatever the needs are (and) one tip and use of a teaspoon that I learned backstage from (make-up artist) Pat McGrath at a fashion show way back when, was to use a teaspoon to really get a very tight curl on the lash… You can really get right onto the lid and pinch it,” she explained, proceeding to press her eyelashes against the metal spoon with her thumb.

However, for those not keen on using a spoon, Karlie had another option up her sleeve.

“You can go all high-tech and use one of these suckers – it’s a heated eyelash curler. It moulds the lashes into the shape that you want without any risk of pulling your lashes out,” the 26-year-old insisted.

Elsewhere in the tutorial, Karlie shared how she begins her routine by applying a sheet mask for 10 minutes before rubbing in any additional serum and then applies concealer and Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-In-Place Powder to her face.

The Project Runway host, who became a global ambassador for Estee Lauder in April 2018, also uses the brand’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Sand and is a fan of the company’s lip liner and Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Rebellious Rose, a dark pink shade.

“She is not a wallflower. This colour looks good on everyone: my sisters, my friends… everyone that’s tried this colour loves it,” she smiled.

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Doutzen Kroes swears by facial massage for glowing skin

Doutzen Kroes is a fan of massaging her face in order to achieve glowing skin.The Dutch model continues to be one of the most successful names in the fashion industry, having landed coveted gigs with the likes of Victoria’s Secret and L’Oreal Paris. Wi…

Doutzen Kroes is a fan of massaging her face in order to achieve glowing skin.

The Dutch model continues to be one of the most successful names in the fashion industry, having landed coveted gigs with the likes of Victoria’s Secret and L’Oreal Paris.

With years of experience in the make-up chair, Doutzen has picked up a few useful tips along the way, and has shared how she gently rubs her face with moisturiser each day.

“When you massage like this (along the jawline) it drains all the water out of your face, so it is really good to do this in the morning,” she said in a video tutorial for Vogue.com. “Somebody told me it has to go all the way to the sides of your face. I have noticed a difference actually, when I do this every morning, I do feel I have a less puffy face.”

After allowing her eye cream to sink in and brushing her eyebrows, Doutzen applies quite a bit of foundation to her face.

She then went on to explain that she really massages the product into her complexion, following on from advice make-up maven Pat McGrath once gave her.

“I almost do (foundation) like it is a cream. And don’t forget the neck – it’s your second face!” the 34-year-old noted. “I use my hands and I do that because it warms it up and really massages it in. This is a tip I actually got from Pat McGrath. She would just massage it like it was a face massage and I wasn’t used to that because (other make-up artists were) always using little brushes… I feel it is a really good way of making it look natural.”

Doutzen will also use a beauty blender on her face and concealer to hide any under eye bags.

And the blonde beauty concludes her regimen by sweeping on some bronzer, swiping a little black pencil on the corners of her eyes, and adding a quick coat of black mascara to her lashes.

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