Sofia Vergara designed own eyewear line after failing to find ‘cute’ glasses

Sofia Vergara was inspired to create her new eyewear collection after she failed to find a pair of “cute” glasses.The Modern Family actress has joined forces with the team at U.S. brand Foster Grant to create a collection of reading glasses and sunglas…

Sofia Vergara was inspired to create her new eyewear collection after she failed to find a pair of “cute” glasses.

The Modern Family actress has joined forces with the team at U.S. brand Foster Grant to create a collection of reading glasses and sunglasses in order to quash stereotypes surrounding spectacle wearers.

“When I turned 40, 41, 42, I started losing my sight. It’s the normal thing that happens at that age. I refused to wear glasses because I felt old. I was like, ‘No, I’m going to hold it. I don’t need them. I don’t need them,'” the America’s Got Talent judge told People.

Sofia was forced by her son Manolo to get glasses after he told her she would “get a double chin” if she continued squinting at her phone to read, but she was stuck when trying to find a chic pair of spectacles that didn’t make her look old.

“Those little ones at the top of your nose make you look like a granny if you’re reading or something. And I hate that. I prefer the ones that are bold and already a statement, not tiny little things that on your nose,” she explained.

She then partnered with creatives at Foster Grant to dream up the “super affordable, cute and glamorous” line, with prices ranging from $30 to $40 (£25 to £33).

“That’s all the glasses I wear right now,” the 47-year-old commented. “We’re going to have to use them no matter what at this age, so at least use something that makes you look cute, not like you’re the little grandma.”

For every pair of glasses purchased, Foster Grant will donate one pair of reading glasses to the global health organisation RestoringVision.

The Sofia Vergara x Foster Grant line is available on FosterGrant.com, Readers.com, and Walmart.com.

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Lauren Conrad launches new clothing line for children

Lauren Conrad has launched a new kids’ clothing collection.The former reality TV star announced that Little Co. by Lauren Conrad will be available online from Thursday, with the line featuring a variety of chic neutrals for children aged newborn to fiv…

Lauren Conrad has launched a new kids’ clothing collection.

The former reality TV star announced that Little Co. by Lauren Conrad will be available online from Thursday, with the line featuring a variety of chic neutrals for children aged newborn to five.

“I know life’s more uncertain and chaotic these days than we’ve ever experienced. And during it all, our kids continue growing and changing as fast as the world around us,” Lauren wrote on Instagram, alongside a sweet snap of her two young sons wearing matching pieces from the range.

“I’ve been working on something very close to my heart for a couple years, and while it feels odd announcing or celebrating anything right now, I’m really proud of what we’ve created,” The Hills star added. “I’m happy to share @lcLittleCo with you, my new clothing line for the kids growing and changing in your house. Wishing you all health, safety and sanity x.”

Lauren, who shares sons Liam, two, and seven-month-old Charlie Wolf with husband William Tell, insisted she wanted the new collection to be “really easy,” and noted that she has a new perspective on kids’ clothes now she’s shopping for them.

“I wanted (the line) to be really easy – mix-and-match pieces and complementary colours,” the 34-year-old told People. “And I’m a big fan of gender-neutral colours. Kids grow out of their clothes so quickly!”

Little Co. by Lauren Conrad will be available online from 21 May at U.S. department store Kohls.

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Anna Wintour staged intervention to help Andre Leon Talley lose weight

Anna Wintour once staged an intervention to encourage Andre Leon Talley to lose weight.The 70-year-old fashion journalist, who served as the editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue magazine from 1998 until 2013, has revealed it was Wintour who prompted him to ki…

Anna Wintour once staged an intervention to encourage Andre Leon Talley to lose weight.

The 70-year-old fashion journalist, who served as the editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue magazine from 1998 until 2013, has revealed it was Wintour who prompted him to kick his bad eating habits during his 40s when he realised he had a problem with food.

“I began to realise I had a problem. I had never exercised,” he told People magazine, adding that Wintour, the editor-in-chief of U.S. Vogue, had noticed his weight gain and called him into her office.

“You need to start working out,” Wintour told him, and he lost weight and could finally “wear my beautiful suits.”

However, in 2004, he gained weight again and Wintour responded by staging an intervention in the Vogue conference dining room, where Talley was told to shift the pounds.

While he took a year to agree to their suggestion, he eventually spent several weeks at the Duke University Diet and Fitness Center in North Carolina.

“I emailed Anna every day about my weight loss,” he shared. “I had not been successful at dieting. But I did it. I lost 55lbs. But I did not follow the rules.”

The fashion journalist would return to the centre twice more, after he gained weight following unsuccessful gastric band surgery, with him confessing, “It’s the same with alcohol, I’d often say ‘I’ve fallen off the wagon,’ when I’d go back to Duke.”

Talley, who is known for wearing opulent kaftans, still struggles with his relationship with food every day.

“I cannot control this addiction… I am obese,” he admitted. “I am just a sinner when it comes to food. Yes, it’s an addiction. Overeating is an addiction: When you don’t realise that the calories that go in have to go out… I am a victim of my food. It is a behavioural problem. I’ve always associated food with love.”

Talley is promoting his memoir, The Chiffon Trenches, which is to be released on 19 May.

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Andre Leon Talley declined invitation to appear in The Devil Wears Prada

Andre Leon Talley declined an invitation to make a cameo in 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada.The journalist, who served as the editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue magazine from 1998 until 2013, is gearing up to release The Chiffon Trenches, a tell-all about h…

Andre Leon Talley declined an invitation to make a cameo in 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada.

The journalist, who served as the editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue magazine from 1998 until 2013, is gearing up to release The Chiffon Trenches, a tell-all about his career in the fashion industry extending back to his first job at Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine in 1974.

In an excerpt of the book obtained by People magazine, Talley touches upon David Frankel’s movie, about a powerful fashion editor and her new assistant, and he revealed that he was once approached by producers about an appearance.

“Someone called me and said, ‘Would you come and audition?’ And I said, ‘No! Goodbye!'” he commented.

Based on the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger, who previously worked as a personal assistant for Anna Wintour, many people believe the character of Miranda Priestly, as played by Meryl Streep, in The Devil Wears Prada was inspired by the longtime U.S. Vogue editor-in-chief. However, Talley insisted that the film didn’t “reflect the real world” of the magazine.

“At Vogue, girls did not run down the halls in stiletto heels into Ms. Wintour’s office. No. They got it so wrong… Anna Wintour would never walk in and throw down her coat and handbag on a desk. No,” the 70-year-old shared, adding that he believed Streep did a “great job” in the movie. “It was a combination of Anna Wintour and (late Harper’s Bazaar editor) Liz Tilberis.”

While Talley’s book was originally set to debut in September, in light of renewed interest in his often-rocky professional relationship with Wintour in recent weeks, it will now begin hitting shelves on 19 May.

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Gwyneth Paltrow: ‘I’ve never been a make-up person’

Gwyneth Paltrow has never really been a fan of wearing make-up.The Oscar-winning actress appears in People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, and in the accompanying interview, confessed she’s always been “a little bit of a tomboy”.”I’ve never been a…

Gwyneth Paltrow has never really been a fan of wearing make-up.

The Oscar-winning actress appears in People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, and in the accompanying interview, confessed she’s always been “a little bit of a tomboy”.

“I’ve never been a make-up person really. I always love not wearing make-up. For me, make-up has always meant that I’m going to work,” she told the publication.

“I went to an all-girls school and we didn’t wear make-up. We weren’t dressing up for anyone,” the 47-year-old continued. “All through junior high and high school, make-up never became part of my routine. And I think part of that is because I was always a little bit of a tomboy. I like the feeling of having clean skin.”

Elsewhere in the interview, the Avengers: Endgame star revealed that she’s overjoyed beauty standards have changed since she was younger, especially now she’s mother to 15-year-old daughter Apple, whom she shares with ex-husband Chris Martin.

“When I was in my formative years, we were told that beauty was basically a Barbie doll; by the time my daughter was in her formative years, that had changed tremendously,” Gwyneth explained. “And I’ve always thought that’s real progression. When I think about me being a kid in the early ’80s and what I was shown as examples is much different than what she was shown.

“As we continue to become more inclusive around our ideas of what is aspirational beauty, we all win.”

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Sarah Paulson finally feels confident without make-up

Sarah Paulson finally feels confident in her own skin without the need to wear make-up.The American Horror Story actress has showcased a stunning natural look for People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, and in the accompanying interview, admitted t…

Sarah Paulson finally feels confident in her own skin without the need to wear make-up.

The American Horror Story actress has showcased a stunning natural look for People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, and in the accompanying interview, admitted that after years of trying to change her look, she’s happy with the skin she’s in.

“It sounds cliched, but I do feel best without it, because I recognise that lady in the mirror,” the 45-year-old explained. “When I was younger all I wanted to do was change my look – dyeing my hair jet-black, copying the looks of all the beautiful girls in class – I never considered the idea, that the face and body I was born with, was perfectly lovely as it was.”

And even though she is happiest barefaced, Sarah enjoys having fun with make-up every so often.

“When I do wear it, that choice feels personal and powerful,” she shared. “I choose to wear it if I do, or if I don’t, it’s always up to me. I’m down with that.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Sarah also revealed that she’s using her time self-isolating at home in Los Angeles during the coronavirus lockdown in the U.S. to focus on taking care of herself and her loved ones.

“I’ve just been focused on being as available as possible to the people I love and to exercise gratitude more than I exercise my a*s,” the star joked.

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Lizzo was ‘addicted’ to wearing make-up every day

Lizzo began to suffer from low confidence after becoming addicted to wearing make-up every day.In an interview for the People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, the Truth Hurts hitmaker candidly revealed her perception of her natural appearance had…

Lizzo began to suffer from low confidence after becoming addicted to wearing make-up every day.

In an interview for the People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue, the Truth Hurts hitmaker candidly revealed her perception of her natural appearance had become warped following almost six months of being in heavy make-up on a daily basis.

“I think I’ve been in make-up every single day of my life for the last six months. We get addicted to seeing ourselves really dolled up. I had a few days off in Brazil back in February where I wasn’t in make-up and I remember being like, ‘Yo why am I so ugly to myself right now?’” she told the publication. “It’s because I got addicted, used to seeing my face with contour. I never thought that would happen because I’m such an earthy b***h, I can go days without make-up!”

The Grammy winner also opened up about life in self-isolation amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and said that she’s grateful for the opportunity to reflect and feel grateful.

“I feel like I’m doing well. I feel bad because there’s so many people who weren’t prepared for this. I think that’s been the hardest part for me, is emotionally being tapped in and being so empathetic and feeling for people,” the 31-year-old explained. “There’s a lot of people right now who are going through it and my little problems ain’t nothing compared to theirs.”

And the Juice singer is relieved to be taking a break from her fast-paced schedule.

“I think it’s cool that we get the opportunity to turn off. My dream is to just take off my nails, not wear make-up and just grow my ‘fro out and walk around naked in my own garden,” she added.

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Salma Hayek used to do her friends’ make-up as a teenager

Salma Hayek used her friends as “clients” when mastering her make-up skills as a teenager.The actress appears barefaced in a photoshoot for People magazine’s 2020 Beautiful Issue, with the publication also featuring Rita Wilson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Sa…

Salma Hayek used her friends as “clients” when mastering her make-up skills as a teenager.

The actress appears barefaced in a photoshoot for People magazine’s 2020 Beautiful Issue, with the publication also featuring Rita Wilson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Sarah Paulson.

Opening up about her lifelong love of cosmetics, Salma explained that even in her early teenage years, she used to sneak behind her parents’ backs and experiment with products.

“I started wearing make-up at 14 but tried to pretend that I wasn’t wearing it because I was not allowed,” the Frida star recalled. “I would clean the brush of the mascara and very lightly pass it over my lashes, I would put some sheer lipsticks on and then dab it off and rub it on my cheeks. Always making sure there was no glitter in it.

“I actually started putting make-up on others when I was 13. I had a lot of ‘clients’… I have to say, I was quite good.”

However, Salma admitted that, over the years, she’s laid off the products a little – and it’s helped her to love herself for who she really is.

“When I look at pictures of me in my 30 or in my 40s, I see myself more beautiful than I saw myself at the time,” the 53-year-old mused. “I used to criticise myself so much. Now when I look in the mirror and there are things that I don’t see, I think about how much I’m going to like me in 10 years.”

Now, Salma enjoys the “sense of just being present without needing to impress anyone”.

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Rita Wilson poses barefaced for magazine photoshoot

Rita Wilson has posed barefaced for People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue.Alongside all-natural images of herself with glowing, cosmetics-free skin, the actress/singer spoke to the publication about how she has embraced a simpler beauty regime sin…

Rita Wilson has posed barefaced for People magazine’s 2020 The Beautiful Issue.

Alongside all-natural images of herself with glowing, cosmetics-free skin, the actress/singer spoke to the publication about how she has embraced a simpler beauty regime since recovering from the coronavirus.

Back in March, Wilson suffered from a severe case of Covid-19 while travelling in Australia with her husband Tom Hanks, with the couple forced to quarantine for two weeks before returning home to Los Angeles.

“I love going to bed at night and not having to do a whole routine of taking off eye make-up with a remover and scrub,” she mused. “It’s a little bit easier just getting into bed… I wash my face and I put on whatever moisturiser is near me.”

The Mamma Mia! producer went on to note that she didn’t wear much make-up growing up as her mother didn’t tend to.

“I got really used to her face without make-up. And I think that there’s something beautiful about that,” the 63-year-old reflected. “Really if nobody wore make-up then we’d all be in the same world.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Wilson said the coronavirus crisis had opened her eyes to new perspectives: “The things that we have associated before with beauty, which are sometimes the superficial things, those will always be there. But I think there’s something about seeing the beauty in the everyday occurrences that you may not have paid attention to before.”

Salma Hayek, Sarah Paulson, and Gwyneth Paltrow also appear make-up-free in People magazine’s The Beautiful Issue.

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Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn grace cover of People’s The Beautiful Issue

Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, and her baby daughter Rani Rose have been tapped to star on the cover of People magazine’s annual The Beautiful Issue.The famous mother-and-daughter duo wore white for the ethereal photoshoot, and in the accompanying interview…

Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, and her baby daughter Rani Rose have been tapped to star on the cover of People magazine’s annual The Beautiful Issue.

The famous mother-and-daughter duo wore white for the ethereal photoshoot, and in the accompanying interview, they discussed how they’re tackling the current restrictions while in lockdown in Los Angeles.

“It’s definitely an interesting time for reflecting on what is truly important,” the 41-year-old actress told the outlet, as she practices social distancing and self-isolation at home with boyfriend Danny Fujikawa, and her sons Ryder, 16, and eight-year-old Bing.

And Goldie credits focusing on “meditation, nurturing, loving kindness for all in my heart and staying safe inside” as she stays at home with her partner of 37 years, Kurt Russell.

Elsewhere in the interview, Kate revealed how her mother had taught her how to be confident from a young age, and gave her the tools to have faith in her decisions.

“My mom gave me the floor to be able to feel confident enough to go out and feel like my life could be my own,” the Almost Famous star explained. “Mom was my greatest cheerleader. And it just made me think about Rani… going, ‘I hope I give her that kind of confidence,’ you know?”

And she’s thankful for the 74-year-old Hollywood icon for giving her good advice, and encouraging her how to succeed on her own.

“Mom always said to me, ‘Don’t you ever let a man dim your light,'” Kate recalled. “So, I’ve never defined myself through the way a man sees me, but I can define myself in the unit that we can create together. That is what mom gave to me.”

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