Serena Williams twins with daughter in adorable princess dresses

Serena Williams has twinned with her daughter Alexis Olympia in matching Disney princess dresses for a sweet lockdown singalong.The tennis ace is keeping busy with her two-year-old daughter while self-isolating at home in Beverly Hills with her husband…

Serena Williams has twinned with her daughter Alexis Olympia in matching Disney princess dresses for a sweet lockdown singalong.

The tennis ace is keeping busy with her two-year-old daughter while self-isolating at home in Beverly Hills with her husband Alexis Ohanian during the coronavirus outbreak, and on Thursday, she shared the adorable moment in a video on Instagram.

Serena and Alexis can be seen in the clip singing along to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast soundtrack while wearing matching yellow dresses like that worn by the character of Belle in the 1991 animated movie.

“Keeping busy,” she captioned the video.

However, the Grand Slam champion’s older sister Venus Williams took to the comments section to poke fun at her sibling and she questioned why the 38-year-old was wearing a Belle dress.

“Gosh. I want a dress. love her so much!!!…but why is the mom also in a princess dress???” she quipped.

Serena’s famous friends including Lewis Hamilton, model Alessandra Ambrosio, and actress Ellen Pompeo also shared their love for the sweet video, with Oscar winner Halle Berry commenting: “Wow, my HEART.”

The sports star previously opened up about life in lockdown with her daughter and said that while she’s loving being at home, it’s becoming difficult to juggle her career commitments and family life.

“I kinda love being a full-time mom and not having the responsibilities to travel and play but now that I’m training again, it’s become a lot,” Serena told People. “I love to spend so much time with her, but it’s interesting.”

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Serena Williams tapped as new face of Stuart Weitzman

Serena Williams is the new global spokeswoman for Stuart Weitzman.The tennis superstar has been a fan of the footwear and accessories label for the past 10 years, so when executives at the company approached her about the role, it felt like a natural f…

Serena Williams is the new global spokeswoman for Stuart Weitzman.

The tennis superstar has been a fan of the footwear and accessories label for the past 10 years, so when executives at the company approached her about the role, it felt like a natural fit.

“I’ve been wearing (Stuart Weitzman shoes) for probably over a decade now and they’re a real staple in my closet,” she commented. “Most of all… it’s SW and it has my initials.”

For the accompanying campaign, Serena was photographed by Ethan James Green, with make-up artist Natasha Gross and hairstylist Angela Meadows tasked with her beauty look.

In the black-and-white photos, the sportswoman is seen posing in a range of monochromatic outfits while showcasing the latest Stuart Weitzman silhouettes, such as the square-toe Aleena slide, the sculptural Anny pump, and the Manila lug-sole loafer.

And in addition to starring in the marketing imagery, Serena is also using the collaboration to promote the Vital Voices Global Partnership, an international nonprofit dedicated to investing in women leaders who drive global change.

“Serena and Stuart Weitzman have selected two women leaders – and their organisations focused on lifting up women of colour – who have stepped up to support vulnerable communities in the midst of Covid-19,” a spokesperson added. “These leaders are Sage Ke’alohilani Quiamno, co-founder of Future For Us – a platform dedicated to advancing women of colour at work – and Ashlee Wisdom, founder of Health In Her HUE, a platform that connects black women to the healthcare providers, services and resources that are committed to their health and wellbeing.”

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Eva Longoria using touch-up spray to hide grey roots

Eva Longoria is relying on a touch-up spray to conceal her grey roots during the coronavirus lockdown.In a video posted to Instagram earlier this week, the Desperate Housewives actress candidly admitted that her roots are now beginning to go grey. But …

Eva Longoria is relying on a touch-up spray to conceal her grey roots during the coronavirus lockdown.

In a video posted to Instagram earlier this week, the Desperate Housewives actress candidly admitted that her roots are now beginning to go grey.

But as she is unable to make an appointment with her hairdresser during the Covid-19 pandemic, she is using L’Oreal Paris’ Magic Root Cover Up to conceal her silver strands.

“Hey guys, look at all this grey – this is crazy! If you’ve been following me, you’ll know I’ve been going grey. So, I have my favourite solution, Magic Root Cover Up,” she said, before demonstrating how she spritzes the product on her hairline. “This thing is awesome because it has a little nozzle that makes it really specific.”

Eva, a L’Oreal Paris brand ambassador, uses the Dark Brown shade, but the product is also available in eight other colours. Magic Root Cover Up is priced at $10.99 (£8.99), and it seems that the star can’t get enough of the “magic” formula.

“You guys, that was like 10 seconds. Oh my God, you can’t even tell. The other thing I love is, it doesn’t get on my skin when I have make-up on, it doesn’t fall, it doesn’t get on my hands. I don’t know what this stuff is made of, but it’s magic!” the 45-year-old smiled.

Eva’s video quickly racked up 1.9 million views and thousands of comments, including some from her celebrity friends.

Serena Williams wrote, “This is a must have!!!”, Olivia Munn commented, “That stuff is amazing!! Your hairline still looks natural too!”, while Hollywood hairdresser Ken Paves gushed: “This is soooo major!!!!! Like magic!!!”

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Serena Williams indulges in afternoon skincare regime during self-isolation

Serena Williams is making the most of her free time during self-isolation by indulging in an afternoon skincare regime.The tennis ace shared her beauty tips in an Instagram Stories video this week and explained to her followers how she’s keeping her sk…

Serena Williams is making the most of her free time during self-isolation by indulging in an afternoon skincare regime.

The tennis ace shared her beauty tips in an Instagram Stories video this week and explained to her followers how she’s keeping her skin hydrated while trying to stay calm at home with her two-year-old daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian.

“I feel stressed out, obviously with everything, but I’m also calm and just really trying to do my thing, so I’m just going to do an afternoon cleanse,” the 38-year-old told the camera.

She then revealed her “favourite” product was MZ Skin’s Cleanse & Clarify cleanser, a multi-tasking formula which doubles up as a cleansing gel and a face mask. The exfoliating alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and papaya fruit enzymes help unclog pores, even skin texture and renew lacklustre skin, and Serena applied it by mixing a small amount with water in her hand.

She then followed it with Rachel’s Plan Bee Facial Cleansing Oil, which is rich in vitamin E, olive squalane and cranberry seed oil, and massaged the luxurious product into her skin.

“My skin is really moisturised and oiled,” Serena told her followers.

While the tennis superstar gave her beauty tutorial, her daughter Olympia played with her mother’s make-up at her own dressing table in the background.

“My daughter is actually doing her own make-up. I’m terrified to see what she’s doing… Olympia, what have you done?” she exclaimed, as the tot revealed she had drawn on her face with lipstick and lip liner.

“You look cute. You like that? It’s different,” Serena told her daughter, prompting Olympia to sweetly reply: “I cute!”

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Serena Williams seeking to branch out into luxury fashion

Serena Williams wants to branch out into high-fashion with a luxury capsule collection.The tennis ace launched her size-inclusive womenswear line, S by Serena, in 2018, and recently presented her latest collection at New York Fashion Week. Serena, who …

Serena Williams wants to branch out into high-fashion with a luxury capsule collection.

The tennis ace launched her size-inclusive womenswear line, S by Serena, in 2018, and recently presented her latest collection at New York Fashion Week.

Serena, who studied fashion design at college, told Anna Wintour during a Q&A after her show that while she still wants to please her loyal fans, she’s not ruling out dabbling in a luxury line.

But rather than releasing pricier pieces as a separate collection, the 38-year-old is considering including a limited-edition capsule within her S by Serena line.

“I would love to do luxury, but I feel like I also want to be true and authentic to people that support the brand for years,” she explained. “And so, if we do a luxury capsule, it’ll be really small one day in the future. But I love the idea of see now, buy now, and really do it in a good way.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Serena told the U.S. Vogue editor-in-chief that she’s trying to embrace sustainability by using vegan leather and other eco-friendly materials, while maintaining her glam aesthetic.

“We experimented with different animal prints; we focused on giraffe. And then we focused on the sustainability aspect of having vegan leather,” she explained. “And so that’s kind of what we wanted to focus on and just build from there.”

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Jon Bernthal to play Venus and Serena Williams’ coach in sports drama

Jon Bernthal is in negotiations to portray Venus and Serena Williams’ tennis coach Rick Macci in upcoming sports drama King Richard. The Punisher actor will portray the famed tennis coach, who made a deal with Richard Williams to train his daughters V…

Jon Bernthal is in negotiations to portray Venus and Serena Williams’ tennis coach Rick Macci in upcoming sports drama King Richard.

The Punisher actor will portray the famed tennis coach, who made a deal with Richard Williams to train his daughters Venus and Serena and hone their talent while they were young children, according to Deadline.

The coach, who is now 65 years old, trained five number other one players, including Andy Roddick, Jennifer Capriati, and Maria Sharapova, throughout his sports career.

Bernthal shared the casting news on Instagram with the caption, “Big. Love. Y’all. Very grateful.”

He joins a cast that already includes Will Smith as Richard Williams, the main focus of the film, which documents how he guided his daughters from the tennis courts of Compton, California to become world number ones.

The cast also includes child stars Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton as the young Venus and Serena Williams, and Aunjanue Ellis as their mother, Oracene Price.

The film, which is slated for cinema release in November, is being directed by Monsters and Men’s Reinaldo Marcus Green from a script by Zach Baylin. Producers include Tim White, Trevor White, and James Lassiter, with Allan Mandelbaum, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Caleeb Pinkett serving as executive producers.

Bernthal, 43, was recently seen in Oscar-nominated movie Ford v Ferrari. His upcoming projects include a lead role in The Sopranos prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, and Taylor Sheridan’s Those Who Wish Me Dead, opposite Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Hoult.

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Ashley Graham was first pregnant woman to walk in Tommy Hilfiger runway show

Ashley Graham was the first-ever pregnant woman to walk in one of Tommy Hilfiger’s runway shows.In August, the curvy model and her husband Justin Ervin announced that they are expecting their first child, a boy. A few weeks later, Ashley debuted her ba…

Ashley Graham was the first-ever pregnant woman to walk in one of Tommy Hilfiger’s runway shows.

In August, the curvy model and her husband Justin Ervin announced that they are expecting their first child, a boy. A few weeks later, Ashley debuted her baby bump on the runway during the Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya presentation held as part of New York Fashion Week, and in a new interview with U.S. Vogue magazine, the star shared that she didn’t realise she was making history at the time.

“Tommy told me I was the first pregnant woman who’d ever walked his runway,” she told the publication, adding that navigating the famed Apollo Theater venue was quite a challenge. “It was kind of like a block party in Harlem, all kinds of women, all genders, races, and everybody’s heels were so high. It was not a normal catwalk – it was concrete, still under construction, with potholes. And I was praying I wasn’t going to fall down. Which is an awful lot to ask of a model in her second trimester – I have wounds on my feet!”

Elsewhere in the chat, Ashley opened up about how she has been contacting her celebrity friends, including Serena Williams and Kim Kardashian, for advice on giving birth and motherhood in general, and she is grateful for how her pals have been so open with her about their experiences.

“Kim immediately started telling me, ‘Ashley, the pregnancy may be the hardest part, but the birth is the easiest.’ I’m just taking in advice from everyone and not putting too much pressure on myself,” the 32-year-old recalled, noting: “Serena was like, ‘Call me; we should talk.'”

Ashley is due to give birth to her son in January.

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Ashley Graham recruits podcast guests via social media

Ashley Graham recruits celebrity guests for her podcast by messaging them privately on social media. The model launched her Pretty Big Deal podcast, in which she has candid conversations with celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams and Amy…

Ashley Graham recruits celebrity guests for her podcast by messaging them privately on social media.

The model launched her Pretty Big Deal podcast, in which she has candid conversations with celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams and Amy Schumer, in October 2018, and began the second season last week.

In an interview with WWD, the 32-year-old, who is currently pregnant with her first child, shared that she isn’t afraid to slide into celebrities’ direct messages (DMs) to ask them to be a guest.

“I DM people all the time. I will blow your DMs up,” she said, adding that her strategy works as no one has turned her offer down as yet.

She believes her podcast stands out from the crowd because guests feel like they can be candid.

“I’ve been completely honest with my fans since Day One and they know that I’m only going to bring honesty out of my guests and that’s always been the goal for me – just to have honest, real conversations,” the star continued. “But also, my guests feel like they have a platform to tell their own stories as well. It’s not just your normal who are you wearing, what parties are you going to.”

Ashley launched Pretty Big Deal’s second season with an episode starring news anchor Gayle King and followed it up by chatting to fellow model Emily Ratajkowski this week. She intends for the podcast to become a permanent weekly feature and will even pre-record enough shows so that Pretty Big Deal continues while she takes about three months off after the birth of her son in January.

“We had a big meeting about what do the viewers want and what are they craving,” she explained. “The first thing they were craving were 30-to-40-minute pieces of content for the commute and also we realised the moment we go away they’re sad and then people will forget about the podcast. So, we decided that we want to be weekly and you never have to miss a beat.”

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Serena Williams unveils fine jewellery line

Serena Williams has launched a line of fine jewellery. The tennis superstar has already ventured into the fashion world with her inclusive clothing brand S by Serena and she is now expanding into the jewellery market with a line simply called Serena W…

Serena Williams has launched a line of fine jewellery.

The tennis superstar has already ventured into the fashion world with her inclusive clothing brand S by Serena and she is now expanding into the jewellery market with a line simply called Serena Williams Jewelry.

The 70-piece collection includes rings, bracelets, necklaces, a diamond-encrusted dog tag, diamond-encrusted gold star-shaped drop earrings, and diamond earrings that spell out the words SEXY as well as LOVE. All the pieces are designed with real gold or silver, as Williams is allergic to a lot of metals, and range in price from $299 (£233) to $10,000 (£7,785).

“I’m not a jewellery designer,” she told Vogue when asked about her involvement in the design process. “But I spent hours looking at every single piece. I’d say, ‘Let’s change the chain on this’ or ‘Let’s do a herringbone here’ or ‘Let’s do more of a classic look for this or a different finish for that.'”

In the interview, the 38-year-old explained that she wanted to create pieces that could be wearable in a variety of different situations, from “on the red carpet and the tennis court”.

“You don’t have to change pieces, but you can add pieces – something more bold, or more strong, or even something with a word on it – even if it’s a more delicate piece. It’s just about expressing yourself,” the sportswoman added.

The line also includes a number of heart-shaped pieces because she’s “obsessed” with hearts and can be seen wearing jewellery featuring the shape in “99 per cent” of her matches.

“I’ve always worn crazy jewellery on the court-massive rings, diamonds, necklaces. I mean, most people like jewellery, but I love jewellery,” she commented.

Serena Williams Jewelry goes on sale this month.

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Serena Williams wants to design babywear line

Serena Williams wants to design a line of babywear inspired by her daughter. The tennis star launched her size-inclusive womenswear collection, S by Serena, last year and took her brand to a new level when she presented her latest designs at New York …

Serena Williams wants to design a line of babywear inspired by her daughter.

The tennis star launched her size-inclusive womenswear collection, S by Serena, last year and took her brand to a new level when she presented her latest designs at New York Fashion Week in September.

Serena hopes to expand the line one day to feature babywear inspired by her two-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia, who she shares with her Reddit co-founder husband Alexis Ohanian.

“I want to design a line of babywear inspired by my daughter,” she told People. “I take her everywhere, and I hope to have more children.”

When asked how she balances her fashion ambitions, tennis career and motherhood, Serena admitted she doesn’t.

“I basically don’t balance,” the 38-year-old laughed. “When I do something one day, it is 100 per cent. Then when I am done, I am done and on to the next thing! I live and breathe fashion in the tennis off-season, but no matter what else I do, I am always a mom and I love every minute of it.”

The S by Serena features dresses, jackets, jumpsuits, tops, bottoms and trench coats, with some pieces featuring bold patterns, animal prints, and sequin embellishments.

Accordingly, the sports star explained that she was inspired by a mix of pop culture and her own personal style when designing.

“I am inspired by pop culture and creativity, and I like to make a power statement,” she shared. “I like to stand out. I want to be seen and be heard, and that is my design inspiration.

“My personal style is that I like both trends and classic looks, so I put them together… I bring trendy with classic silhouettes.”

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