Julianne Moore disliked her freckles for most of her life

Julianne Moore has had a strong dislike of her freckles for most of her life.The Still Alice actress is instantly recognisable for her porcelain skin and striking red hair, and in addition to her Hollywood career, has acted as a brand ambassador for L’…

Julianne Moore has had a strong dislike of her freckles for most of her life.

The Still Alice actress is instantly recognisable for her porcelain skin and striking red hair, and in addition to her Hollywood career, has acted as a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris since 2012.

But in spite of her success, Julianne has now shared that she still battles insecurities over her appearance, especially her freckles.

“I still don’t like them,” she told Tatler magazine. “I’d prefer not to have them, but I do have them and so, so what? It’s OK to have something you don’t love. It’s really alright.”

For the cover of the July 2019 issue, Julianne sports a dramatic Prada dress and custom-made feather eyelashes created for her by make-up artist Hung Vanngo. She also appears in a number of other dramatic ensembles in the accompanying photoshoot, including the gold sequin Valentino ruffle dress she wore to the 2019 camp-themed Met Gala earlier this month.

Accordingly, Julianne explained that she holds a deep passion for fashion, and is still shocked by the death of her friend and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld at the age of 85 in February.

“Losing Karl was a shock to everybody, because he was one of those people who we all believed would live forever. He was so vital, so present, he did everything himself. Whenever you went to the atelier he was right there, working,” the 58-year-old commented.

Elsewhere in the interview, Julianne spoke about her support for the #MeToo movement, opened up about journalist Gloria Steinem, who she is playing in the upcoming film The Glorias: A Life on the Road, and also chatted about the moment she discovered she needed to take control of her own life.

“It wasn’t until I was in my early thirties and I was really unhappy that I realised I hadn’t made my personal life a priority. I realised: ‘I really want this. I want to be married. I want to have children,'” the mother-of-two added.

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Christian Louboutin: ‘No one wears my shoes by accident’

Christian Louboutin is pleased people make a conscious decision to wear his shoes. The 54-year-old, who is known for making stilettos featuring red-lacquered soles, is one of the most famous footwear designers in the world. His reputation means tha…

Christian Louboutin is pleased people make a conscious decision to wear his shoes. 

The 54-year-old, who is known for making stilettos featuring red-lacquered soles, is one of the most famous footwear designers in the world.

His reputation means that few fashionistas are without a pair of his iconic shoes, and he is always interested to see the kind of people that wear them.

“In my opinion, no one really wears my shoes by accident,” he told reporters at Hong Kong Tatler. “It’s nice to see how they take the shoes and make them their own, and how they put their outfit together. When I design shoes, I’m thinking of legs, not just the shoe itself, but how it will look on a pair of legs. When I sketch my designs, I always draw the legs, but I never draw up to the face, so for me, it’s like finding the missing piece of the puzzle.”

In addition to the women’s high heels adored by the likes of Kim Kardashian, Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez, among others, Louboutin’s eponymous brand has also expanded into men’s footwear, handbags, fragrances, and make-up.

And though he conceded that the fashion business can breed obsessive spending, he has never regretted any of his own indulgent purchases.

“For myself, I will buy things but might not use or wear them right away; I may discover them in a week or a month’s time,” the French fashion mogul shared. “I have ordered shoes and not worn them for years, but I am still so excited to have them, and will wear them for two weeks straight. The buying process may be an impulse and you feel an excitement – sometimes you just need to have them.”

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British royals lead Tatler’s 2018 best-dressed list

Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have been declared two of Britain’s best-dressed women by Tatler magazine.The U.K. publication will publish the full feature in its September issue (18), but has already revealed that the two royals have…

Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have been declared two of Britain’s best-dressed women by Tatler magazine.

The U.K. publication will publish the full feature in its September issue (18), but has already revealed that the two royals have made the cut.

Praising The Queen as “the ultimate power dresser,” editors noted her fondness for “bright block colours” as well as her love of floral prints, while former Suits actress Meghan’s impeccable dress sense was boosted by her wedding to Prince Harry in May, where she wore an elegant bridal gown designed by Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller.

“Prince Harry’s Californian bride blew us away with her Givenchy wedding dress and has redefined modern royal style with every subsequent appearance,” a Tatler editor commented in a statement.

Meghan is joined on the list by her sister-in-law Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was complimented for re-wearing outfits and mixing designer and high street labels. While Catherine’s five-year-old son Prince George earned a place for flying “the flag for Christopher Robin chic” with a wardrobe full of shorts, long socks and sleeveless jumpers.

Away from the royal family, singer Dua Lipa was mentioned for her outfits, particularly her choice of “bra tops and tracksuits”.

Meanwhile, Oscar-nominated actor Daniel Kaluuya was described as “sharp and suave,” whereas Amal Clooney received recognition for being “polished” with a “playful” touch.

Other high-profile names on Tatler’s 2018 list include Burberry designer Riccardo Tisci, Jerry Hall, Nicky Hilton, Harry Styles, Stella McCartney as well as A-list couple Lily James and Matt Smith.

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