Rodarte offers up vampire chic for fall 20 collection

Rodarte has imagined what a vampire’s wife might wear for its fall/winter 2020 collection.Kate and Laura Mulleavy unveiled their latest line at St. Bartholomew’s Church as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the sisters revealing that they h…

Rodarte has imagined what a vampire’s wife might wear for its fall/winter 2020 collection.

Kate and Laura Mulleavy unveiled their latest line at St. Bartholomew’s Church as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the sisters revealing that they had taken inspiration from vampire myths and Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 Gothic horror film Bram Stoker’s Dracula, which starred Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, and Keanu Reeves.

To kick off the candlelit spectacle, Bella Hadid walked the runway in a white 1940s-inspired dress with red polka dots. The ensemble was accessorised with matching gloves, satin shoes, and a veiled headpiece featuring a red rose.

A procession of models in grey plaid suits featuring dramatic puffed shoulders followed, before a range of floral print dresses, sequin jumpsuits, and tulle gowns followed.

To emphasise the theme, hairstylist Odile Gilbert gave the models long, glossy tresses or messy topknots, while make-up artist James Kaliardos chose to give each catwalk star a slick of dark purple-red lipstick.

Alongside a string of edgy head-to-toe black outfits, the Mulleavys included a gorgeous red dress with tulle skirt and frilled hemline, as well as a white gown with a black spiderweb motif attached to the front.

Other highlights included a heavily embroidered white dress that was matched with a stole made of purple fabric flowers, and a black silk dress that was worn under a dramatic cape.

Towards the end of the presentation, the designers offered up some more conventional gowns with colourful floral prints, yet the showstopper was the finale piece. Model Meghan Roche turned heads in an ethereal white silk wedding dress with a tiny blue flower motif that was topped off with a headpiece and long blue veil.

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Marc Jacobs releases Girl, Interrupted-inspired line in support of LGBTQ charity

Marc Jacobs has unveiled a capsule collection inspired by the movie Girl, Interrupted to help raise funds for an LGBTQ charity.To mark the 20th anniversary of the 1999 psychological drama starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie, based on Susanna Kayse…

Marc Jacobs has unveiled a capsule collection inspired by the movie Girl, Interrupted to help raise funds for an LGBTQ charity.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the 1999 psychological drama starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie, based on Susanna Kaysen’s 1993 memoir, the fashion designer has released three limited-edition items featuring graphics and iconography from the film.

Thirty per cent of sales from the hoodie, T-shirt, and gym pant will go directly to The Trevor Project, a non-profit organisation dedicated to suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth.

Taking to Instagram, Jacobs re-posted a note penned by writer and photographer Ava Nirui about the initiative.

“20 YEARS OF GIRL, INTERRUPTED by MARC JACOBS merch pieces to commemorate the iconic Winona and Angelina film from 1999 are available now on marcjacobs.com,” she wrote. “Thank you to everyone who helped make it happen, especially @themarcjacobs. This project is dear to me – this movie changed the way I viewed mental health at a very young age, which was massively beneficial to me as I was in the process of growing up under the guidance of a close family member with clinical depression. It really helped me become more accepting of her and others impacted by mental illness. I’m happy to have done this project with such an important organisation.”

At the end of the post, the designer added: “THANK YOU AVA @avanope I’m so proud of this. GRATEFUL to you for giving life to this project. Love, Marc.”

For the accompanying campaign, model Adut Akech was photographed by Tina Tyrell and styled by Andrew Sauceda.

Items in the collection are priced from $95 to $165 (£72 – £125).

Girl, Interrupted, directed by James Mangold, also starred Brittany Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Moss, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Kim Kardashian sending new make-up collection to ’90s icons

Kim Kardashian is planning to send her new make-up collection to ’90s style icons including Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Silverstone.The 38-year-old announced the latest additions to her KKW Beauty range – the Matte Smoke and Matte Cocoa Col…

Kim Kardashian is planning to send her new make-up collection to ’90s style icons including Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Silverstone.

The 38-year-old announced the latest additions to her KKW Beauty range – the Matte Smoke and Matte Cocoa Collections – on social media on Monday, and revealed they were heavily influenced by the make-up looks from the era.

“I’m so excited to announce my new 90’s inspired collection of all matte formulas – The Matte Smoke & Matte Cocoa Collections!!! I get a lot of my makeup inspiration from the 90’s and love how nostalgic this entire collection is,” Kim shared on Instagram. “There are so many looks you can create with this collection. I can’t wait for you guys to try it!!!”

The collection features two eyeshadow palettes, six lipliners, five eyeliners and six matte lipsticks, including one in the same shade she used to wear as a teenager.

And to celebrate the latest KKW Beauty products, Kim plans to send the new collection to her very own ’90s icons. In a video posted to Instagram, fans can see that the reality star has supermodel Kate Moss, Friends actress Jennifer Aniston and Clueless star Alicia Silverstone on her list.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Tatyana Ali, singer Mary J. Blige, rapper Foxy Brown, Claire Danes, who shot to fame as the star of ’90s teen drama My So Called Life, and Winona Ryder, who fronted famous ’90s films including Edward Scissorhands and Mermaids, are also on the list.

The mother-of-four’s promo shoot for the launch of her new collection features Kim wearing Versace’s strappy belt dress, which was first worn by her hero Donatella Versace in the early 1990s.

The two new collections will be available from the KWW Beauty online store from 16 August.

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Stranger Things’ hair and make-up team gave 250 perms to cast

The hair and make-up team behind Stranger Things gave 250 perms to the cast of the series during production of season three. Set in the summer of 1985, the science fiction hit features signature fashions and looks from the decade – including the once …

The hair and make-up team behind Stranger Things gave 250 perms to the cast of the series during production of season three.

Set in the summer of 1985, the science fiction hit features signature fashions and looks from the decade – including the once popular hairstyle.

“We had eight hairstylists help out the students, and they permed for weeks,” the show’s hairstylist Sarah Hindsgaul told U.S. InStyle.

She enlisted the help of Toni & Guy’s Academy in Atlanta, where the show is filmed, to help style the main castmembers and extras.

When it came to Natalia Dyer’s look, Hindsgaul made sure to add a big faux hair piece up top for extra body, recycling an item previously used by star Winona Ryder.

“Natalia’s piece is part of Winona’s old wig from season one that I cut up, because we like to reuse that stuff sometimes,” the expert added. “Suddenly, everyone was wearing little pieces of each other’s wigs that we started cutting up from past seasons.”

She also used an old roller set on Dyer’s hair and had to be mindful of the summer weather.

“I used a roller set, because she is the daughter of Karen Wheeler (Cara Buono) who probably taught her well in the self-grooming department,” said Hindsgaul. “I had the piece sitting on top because we were shooting in 100-degree weather and no matter what you do, that’s too hot and humid for hair to stay up.”

Season three of Stranger Things is due to begin streaming on Thursday.

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H&M unveils Stranger Things capsule collection

H&M has teamed with Netflix mega hit Stranger Things on a fun new collection – just in time for season three.The Swedish retailer, which is known for joining forces with high-end designers like Alexander Wang, Karl Lagerfeld and Jeremy Scott for Mosc…

H&M has teamed with Netflix mega hit Stranger Things on a fun new collection – just in time for season three.

The Swedish retailer, which is known for joining forces with high-end designers like Alexander Wang, Karl Lagerfeld and Jeremy Scott for Moschino, has tapped the fashions seen in the fantasy series, which is set in the fictional Midwestern town of Hawkins in the 1980s.

Unveiling the designs on Wednesday, the high street label has tapped Stranger Things actor Dacre Montgomery, who plays Billy Hargrove, to model some of the new garments.

“The capsule collection centres around the Hawkins Community Pool and features a Stranger Things inspired range of clothing, swimwear and accessories for both women and men,” a brand representative shared in a statement.

“In the upcoming third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, new locations in the fictional town of Hawkins are introduced. H&M have exclusivity to carry the show’s storytelling into the realm of fashion, with a summer capsule collection based around the community pool. With graphic T-shirts and tank tops, shorts, playsuits, swimwear and a range of poolside accessories, the Stranger Things collection is both a homage to the iconic 1980s styles of the show and lazy summer days by the pool.”

Some of the clothes will even be seen on screen when the show, starring Millie Bobby Brown, Charlie Heaton and Winona Ryder, returns in July.

Designed by H&M´s in-house team in collaboration with Netflix, the silhouettes are retro modern in the Stranger Things colour palette of black, red and white alongside fuchsia pink and teal for some of the women’s garments.

The new line will be available in H&M stores worldwide, as well as online at hm.com, from 23 May.

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Irina Shayk tapped as new face of Marc Jacobs Beauty

Irina Shayk has been tapped to front the latest campaign for Marc Jacobs Beauty.The 32-year-old made history as the first Russian model to grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011, and will represent her nation once again in new…

Irina Shayk has been tapped to front the latest campaign for Marc Jacobs Beauty.

The 32-year-old made history as the first Russian model to grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011, and will represent her nation once again in new marketing imagery for Marc Jacobs Beauty, which will debut in Sephora Russia on 14 January (19).

“I’ve loved and admired Marc for his wonderful fashions and overarching vision of beauty,” the fashion icon said in a statement. “It’s such an honour to represent Marc Jacobs Beauty in my home country.”

Irina has previously collaborated with brands including Givenchy and Alberta Ferretti. For the Marc Jacobs Beauty campaign, she was photographed by David Sims and is seen wearing purple eye make-up and a matching purple headscarf.

“When we entered Russia earlier in the year, we knew we wanted to have someone who inherently matched the beauty and strength of the region. Irina was a natural choice, and we’re thrilled to add her to the group of impressive women who have represented Marc Jacobs Beauty,” insisted Tara Loftis, vice president of marketing at Kendo Brands, which is responsible for Marc Jacobs Beauty.

Edie Campbell, Winona Ryder, and Adwoa Aboah have all previously served as the face of the label, while Kate Moss’ 16-year-old daughter Lila marked her modelling debut for Marc Jacobs Beauty in October.

Irina also took to social media to personally announce the new gig, posting pictures from the upcoming campaign alongside snaps of her walking the runway for Marc Jacobs’ fashion line.

“So excited to finally announce that I’ll be the newest face of @marcbeauty! @themarcjacobs thank you for the continual love and support. So excited for what’s to come,” she wrote.

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Winona Ryder & Elizabeth Olsen headline seductive H&M campaign

Winona Ryder and Elizabeth Olsen have joined forces for a new H&M campaign that celebrates women. The actresses appear in a sultry new promo for the fashion house, wearing bold new items from the brand’s Spring 2018 collection. The stylish clip was fi…

Winona Ryder and Elizabeth Olsen have joined forces for a new H&M campaign that celebrates women.

The actresses appear in a sultry new promo for the fashion house, wearing bold new items from the brand’s Spring 2018 collection. The stylish clip was filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina and features the two stars dancing the tango with one another.

It begins with the Avengers: Age of Ultron beauty being led by a male dancer until models, including Imaan Hammam and Anna Ewers, interrupt and direct her to the streets of the lively city. The women, who are also joined by singer/songwriter Andrea Valle, then perform as a group, showcasing wide-leg pants and billowy tops with ruffles.

The cinematic video ends with the Stranger Things cast member appearing and taking Olsen by the hand for their own dance.

“I love the way that the campaign really celebrates women in a very authentic way,” Ryder said in a press release. “I found that to be really refreshing and much needed right now in this culture. They are celebrating themselves and each other.”

Olsen also shared her excitement about the campaign video, sharing the thrill of appearing alongside notable women in fashion during the shoot.

“It was such a thrill to be in Buenos Aires for the H&M Spring campaign, and more importantly, to be surrounded by such a wonderful cast of strong women.The entire experience was incredibly inspiring,” the 29-year-old said.

The H&M spring collection hits stores on 22 March (18).

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