Jennifer Lopez named as new face of Coach

Jennifer Lopez has been named as the new global brand ambassador for Coach.On Tuesday, executives at the New York-based fashion and accessories label announced that the superstar has been tapped to front advertising campaigns for the leather goods, rea…

Jennifer Lopez has been named as the new global brand ambassador for Coach.

On Tuesday, executives at the New York-based fashion and accessories label announced that the superstar has been tapped to front advertising campaigns for the leather goods, ready-to-wear, and footwear categories, beginning with the spring 2020 season.

“I’m so excited for this collaboration with Coach,” said Lopez. “It is a timeless brand that I’ve always been a fan of, and the upcoming collection really speaks to my personal style – an uptown downtown mix.”

In her debut image for the company, the Hollywood star is seen posing in a trench coat and silk scarf, while also carrying a handbag with chain handle. The black-and-white snap was taken by photographer Benjamin Rosser.

And creative director Stuart Vevers is thrilled to have Lopez, a native of The Bronx borough, join the wider Coach family.

“Jennifer is so authentic. She’s determined and she’s an original who has followed her own path to do things her own way – she really embodies the attitude of Coach and our new campaign,” he praised of the 50-year-old. “I loved when Jennifer carried the Coach Signature bags in her 2002 video All I Have. She’s from New York like Coach, which creates another authentic connection with our heritage.”

Vevers also indicated that photographer Juergen Teller would be helming an upcoming photoshoot with Lopez.

The Hustlers actress follows in the footsteps of fellow Coach brand ambassadors including Selena Gomez and Michael B. Jordan.

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Selena Gomez and Julia Michaels get matching tattoos after surprise duet

Selena Gomez and Julia Michaels have cemented their friendship with matching tattoos.The 27-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a picture of the moment she and Julia got inked with matching arrow etchings on their thumbs, writing: “It’s tatted…..

Selena Gomez and Julia Michaels have cemented their friendship with matching tattoos.

The 27-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a picture of the moment she and Julia got inked with matching arrow etchings on their thumbs, writing: “It’s tatted.. my arrow points to you forever.”

Julia shared the same snap on her Instagram Stories, and captioned it: “Always to you baby. Love you @selenagomez.”

It’s understood that they were given the ink by tattoo artists Brad Reis and London Reese backstage at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles following Julia’s concert there on Monday night, during which Selena joined her on stage for a surprise duet of their collaboration Anxiety – which the pair wrote together along with Ian Kirkpatrick and Scott Harris.

Sitting on a bench together, the pair wrapped their arms around one another as they sang lyrics including: “Feel like I’m always apologising for feeling/Like I’m out of my mind when I’m doing just fine/And my exes all say that I’m hard to deal with/And I admit it, yeah.”

They ended their performance with a kiss, which Selena shared a picture of on her Instagram Stories alongside a black heart emoji.

After Monday’s concert, Julia posted a video of her and Selena’s performance on her Instagram page and expressed her disbelief at just how far she’s come as she wrote: “I’m kind of convinced these last few days aren’t real. Thank you @selenagomez for the most epic headline show I’ve ever played. I love you beyond words and I’m so happy we finally got to sing our baby together.”

Selena and Julia have long been friends and songwriting partners – Julia is credited as a co-writer on Selena’s new tunes Lose You to Love Me and Look at Her Now.

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Selena Gomez felt ‘attacked’ by trolls after gaining weight during health battles

Selena Gomez felt “attacked” by online critics after gaining weight during her health battle.The superstar was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus several years ago, and in summer 2017, received a kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa. B…

Selena Gomez felt “attacked” by online critics after gaining weight during her health battle.

The superstar was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus several years ago, and in summer 2017, received a kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa.

But while Selena tries to be open with her 160 million followers on Instagram, in a new chat with her pal Raquelle Stevens for the Giving Back Generation podcast, she recalled how she had a hard time dealing with mean comments about her changing figure as she recovered.

“I have lupus and deal with kidney issues and high blood pressure, so I deal with a lot of health issues and for me, that’s when I really started noticing more of the body image stuff,” she said, according to a preview given to Elle.com. “No, (the lupus doesn’t affect my weight) – it’s the combination of all of it. It’s the medication I have to take for the rest of my life – it depends on even the month, to be honest. So, for me, I really noticed when people started attacking me for that. In reality, that’s just my truth. I fluctuate. It depends what’s happening in my life. Right (it’s totally out of my control), and that got to me big time. I think for me, that really messed me up for a bit.”

Selena went on to explain that she is now trying her best to be “present” in her own life by participating in social media and attending red carpet events, but avoiding unnecessary time dwelling on what she looked like in photos.

“I want people to have a good relationship with social media. It’s not going anywhere anytime soon,” the 27-year-old insisted. “But knowing that real world’s in front of you and trying to pay attention to that is healthy. When I make an effort to post on social media or do what I’m doing, it’s important for me to make sure it’s 100 per cent authentic and once I post it, I post it. That’s it.”

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Selena Gomez twins with little sister on Frozen 2 red carpet

Selena Gomez and her little sister wore matching outfits to the Frozen 2 premiere on Thursday night.The 27-year-old stepped out at the world premiere of Disney’s highly-anticipated sequel in Hollywood, California alongside her sibling, six-year-old Gra…

Selena Gomez and her little sister wore matching outfits to the Frozen 2 premiere on Thursday night.

The 27-year-old stepped out at the world premiere of Disney’s highly-anticipated sequel in Hollywood, California alongside her sibling, six-year-old Gracie Teefey, with the pair both wearing wintery princess outfits by Marc Jacobs.

Selena wore her hair in loose braids, while both sisters sported matching white prairie dresses with bell sleeves printed with small blue flowers, and show-stopping dark grey sequinned cloaks lined with feathers.

Selena cuddled and kissed Gracie while walking hand-in-hand on the red carpet, which was attended by stars from the film including Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Evan Rachel Wood, and Sterling K. Brown.

Back in 2017, the Hands to Myself hitmaker paid tribute to Gracie with a heartwarming post on social media.

“I will forever let my sister know she is strong, bold and beautiful,” she wrote on Instagram. “She will be raised to know her voice matters. She is going to understand the importance behind being a leader and inspire others by her truth.”

Selena’s mother Mandy Teefey welcomed daughter Gracie in 2013 with second husband Brian Teefey.

She’s previously spoken about wanting to be a good role model for her sister and claimed her sibling even brings out her maternal side.

“I keep her very very protected. I mean, it’s instinctual,” the star explained. “She’s adorable. I’m obsessed with her and becoming a big sister. I know I’ve had the responsibility to be a role model for girls but, when you have a little sister of your own, you kinda think, ‘Okay, this is legit.'”

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Coach to debut in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Coach is to be the first-ever luxury fashion house to participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.Founded in 1941, the New York-based label is known for its leather goods, apparel, footwear, fragrance, eyewear, and accessories, with brand ambassadors…

Coach is to be the first-ever luxury fashion house to participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Founded in 1941, the New York-based label is known for its leather goods, apparel, footwear, fragrance, eyewear, and accessories, with brand ambassadors including Selena Gomez and Michael B. Jordan.

Now, Coach is to make history by having a new float included in the annual holiday spectacle, set to take place on 28 November.

“As an iconic American brand, we are proud for Coach to be the first luxury fashion house to have a float in the 93-year history of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” said Joshua Schulman, chief executive officer and brand president of Coach. “We can think of no better way to kick-off the holiday season than to participate in this great American tradition. This project not only underscores our important partnership with Macy’s, but also speaks to the future of the traditional wholesale business model, evolving from distribution into meaningful brand storytelling.”

Coach’s float will be themed around the company’s dinosaur mascot, Rexy. The icon was first unveiled by creative director Stuart Vevers in 2015, but will be transformed into a giant, glittering version for the upcoming event.

“Designed and constructed by the artists of Macy’s Parade Studio, Coach’s ‘Rexy in the City’ float is a dazzling marvel of engineering, artistry, and animation that will bring a new level of whimsy to our Parade line-up this year,” said Susan Tercero, executive producer of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “On Thanksgiving Day, Rexy, the fearless fashion dino will capture the imagination and hearts of millions as she makes her glittering way down the streets of Manhattan.”

In addition to the float, Coach is partnering with Macy’s on a limited-edition Rexy-themed collection. Items, including footwear, T-shirts, and accessories, will be available to purchase from 15 November.

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Miley Cyrus was fired from Hotel Transylvania over risque photographs

Miley Cyrus was fired from children’s animated film Hotel Transylvania after she was photographed licking a “penis cake”. It was announced in late 2011 that the singer, who was then starring in TV show Hannah Montana, would be voicing the teenage vamp…

Miley Cyrus was fired from children’s animated film Hotel Transylvania after she was photographed licking a “penis cake”.

 It was announced in late 2011 that the singer, who was then starring in TV show Hannah Montana, would be voicing the teenage vampire Mavis, the daughter of Adam Sandler’s Dracula, in the animated movie, but in February 2012, she departed from the project and no reason was given for her exit.  

However, the 26-year-old posted a lengthy message on social media on Thursday night to deny claims she had cheated on her estranged husband Liam Hemsworth during their short-lived marriage, and in the post, she reeled off a string of indiscretions and revealed that she was dropped from the 2012 movie after photos of her licking a penis-shaped cake went viral. 

 “I got kicked off hotel Transylvania for buying Liam a penis cake for his birthday and licking it,” she wrote, shortly after confessing she lost “a massive Walmart deal at 17” for smoking marijuana from a bong. 

 “I’m not perfect, I don’t want to be, it’s boring. I’ve grown up in front of you, but the bottom line is, I HAVE GROWN UP,” she continued. “I can admit to a lot of things, but I refuse to admit that my marriage ended because of cheating.” 

 Miley, who announced her separation from The Hunger Games star in early August, was subsequently replaced by fellow Disney Channel star Selena Gomez, who has gone on to voice Mavis in the 2015 sequel and Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation, which was released last year. The franchise has been a box office success for Sony Pictures Animation and a fourth instalment is slated to hit cinemas in 2021. 

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Selena Gomez gearing up to launch beauty line – report

Selena Gomez is reportedly gearing up to launch her own beauty collection. The superstar appears to be looking to make a splash in the booming cosmetics market, as editors at WWD reported on Tuesday that employees at her production company, July Moon…

Selena Gomez is reportedly gearing up to launch her own beauty collection. 

The superstar appears to be looking to make a splash in the booming cosmetics market, as editors at WWD reported on Tuesday that employees at her production company, July Moon Productions, recently filed a trademark for “Selena Gomez” at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 

According to the publication, the filing covers a number of different beauty products, including “fragrances, cosmetics, skincare preparations, haircare preparations, soaps, moisturisers, and essential oils,” among other formulas.

Should the trademark be granted, the 27-year-old will follow in the footsteps of other celebrities taking over the beauty world. Lady Gaga is set to release her Haus Beauty line on Amazon in September, while Rihanna has found success with her Fenty Beauty brand, Drew Barrymore runs Flower Beauty, and Kim Kardashian oversees the popular KKW Beauty collection.  

Back in 2011, Gomez launched a namesake fragrance with Adrenalina, and during the development phase, she asked fans to help create her perfume’s scent by choosing the ingredients.  

Of late, the Hands to Myself hitmaker has collaborated on ready-to-wear collections with designers at New York-based fashion label Coach, following the success of her debut Selena Grace handbag and accessories line. 

And in 2018, she also created a range of apparel, shoes, and accessories with sportswear giant Puma. 

Her very first foray into fashion was in 2010 when she released her juniors and school apparel clothing line, Dream Out Loud, at U.S. store Kmart. However, this line is no longer available.  

A representative for Gomez has not yet commented on the trademark application.  

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Selena Gomez: ‘Shooting The Dead Don’t Die was the most fun’

Selena Gomez had “the most fun” while filming her new movie The Dead Don’t Die.The star opened up about the experience at the Jim Jarmusch-directed movie’s New York premiere on Monday night, and told Extra TV the whole situation couldn’t have been bett…

Selena Gomez had “the most fun” while filming her new movie The Dead Don’t Die.

The star opened up about the experience at the Jim Jarmusch-directed movie’s New York premiere on Monday night, and told Extra TV the whole situation couldn’t have been better.

“I think it was the most fun for me, to be honest. It was such a blast!” she gushed. “Everyone that worked on this movie was such a respected actor – and director as well. It was so nice to see everyone let loose… Bill Murray would sing slow jams in the make-up trailer. You couldn’t ask for a better situation.”

The 26-year-old went on to admit she tries to maintain a positive atmosphere while on set, adding: “It’s not a lot of hard work (to be kind). Why would anyone want to be in a place and feel bad?

“I want to go to work and make sure everyone’s happy.”

While the star enthused over her work in the film industry, she also revealed she’s putting the finishing touches on new music, which fans can expect to drop soon.

“I can say that it’s done… I just have to do my own little things with it,” Selena shared. “I’m excited! I’m more relieved.”

The Dead Don’t Die also stars Adam Driver, Steve Buscemi, Chloe Sevigny, and Danny Glover, and hits cinemas from 13 June.

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Selena Gomez inspired by her travels while designing Puma collection

Selena Gomez was inspired by her travels around the world while designing her new casualwear capsule with Puma.The singer and actress wanted to express sentimentality and love with her activewear and was keen to share her passion for adventure in the p…

Selena Gomez was inspired by her travels around the world while designing her new casualwear capsule with Puma.

The singer and actress wanted to express sentimentality and love with her activewear and was keen to share her passion for adventure in the pieces.

“I’m in the stage of life where I love to adventure; I love to actually soak in the places that I visit,” she told Vogue.com. “I enjoy myself when I’m able to see the world in any capacity, even if it’s for work.”

Selena opted for small emblems and mementos from her life to be featured on the collection of leggings, workout tops and sweatshirts, instead of her name.

Fans of the Hands to Myself hitmaker will instantly recognise the semicolon – one of the 26-year-old’s tattoos – on a pair of sneakers, the coordinates of her hometown of Grand Prairie in Texas printed on the heel of the shoes, and the 072292 graphic, representing her birthday.

“I wanted to just have a little piece of who I am in the collection,” she explained. “I wouldn’t be able to do any of this if it wasn’t for who I was raised by, so I just think it’s nice (to include that in the collection).”

The popstar, who recently rocked a daring Louis Vuitton white two-piece outfit – complete with Madonna-esque bustier – on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, wanted something subtle for her Puma collection.

“I wanted to keep it very light so that even if you don’t know who is associated with it, you could pick it up and think that it’s comfortable or that it’s cool. I tried to balance both as best as I could,” Selena shared.

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Selena Gomez designs bikini to cover kidney transplant scar

Selena Gomez designed a special bathing suit that hides her kidney transplant scar to promote her best friend’s new swimwear line. The 25 year old posed in the item as part of the unveiling of her former assistant-turned-close pal Theresa Mingus’ debu…

Selena Gomez designed a special bathing suit that hides her kidney transplant scar to promote her best friend’s new swimwear line.

The 25 year old posed in the item as part of the unveiling of her former assistant-turned-close pal Theresa Mingus’ debut fashion venture, which launches on Thursday (02May19), and was developed to flatter various body types.

As part of the collection, Mingus called on the actress and singer to craft three limited edition styles for the Selena x Krahs Swim capsule. Among the pieces are a plunging bikini top, a one piece and high-waisted bottoms.

The high-rise bottoms were part of an effort to create a look that would hide the scars from the Come & Get It hitmaker’s 2017 kidney transplant surgery.

“I did have a really good time designing,” Gomez tells People magazine. “It was fun. The design I did, one of them, it was the high-waisted one with the belt. I’ve had a kidney transplant and I like bathing suits that kind of cover where that’s been – and make me feel comfortable.”

“Every woman wants to feel sexy. Every woman wants to feel confident and beautiful,” Mingus adds in a video promo featuring Gomez. “I definitely want to have a variety of different pieces, so everyone can wear them.”

On Monday, the Same Old Love hitmaker took to Instagram to share touching words of support for Mingus, ahead of the release.

“I met Theresa 5 years ago. We worked together and became best friends,” she wrote alongside a photo of the pair. “She has taught me how to see life in a fun, carefree and uplifting way. She has shown me how to be a strong and fearless woman. She is beautiful, kind and smart. I saw how capable she was of achieving her dreams.

“I wanted nothing more than to see her pursue them and soar. And here you are making it happen T. I love you and I am so proud of you.”

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