Izabel Goulart announces engagement to German soccer star Kevin Trapp

Izabel Goulart has announced her engagement to German soccer star Kevin Trapp.The fashion icon took to Instagram on Thursday (05Jul18) to share news of the Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper’s proposal with her 4.3 million followers.”Soon to be Mrs Trapp,”…

Izabel Goulart has announced her engagement to German soccer star Kevin Trapp.

The fashion icon took to Instagram on Thursday (05Jul18) to share news of the Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper’s proposal with her 4.3 million followers.

“Soon to be Mrs Trapp,” the 33-year-old wrote beneath a video of herself showing off her stunning square-cut engagement ring. “When you meet the one who changes your life in every sense then you are sure that he is the right one!”

The camera then pans out to reveal the Brazilian model sharing a kiss with her 27-year-old fiance against a tranquil beach backdrop, while Kevin shared the same footage on his Instagram account.

“I have no words to describe such a magical moment (ring and heart emoji) Te Amo @izabelgoulart My future wife to be!” he wrote.

Izabel was previously tapped as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2005 to 2016, and the lingerie brand used its own social media profile to congratulate her on the happy announcement.

“Congratulations to Izabel Goulart & Kevin Trapp (ring emoji),” the label wrote on its Twitter page.

The romantic milestone follows Kevin’s heartbreak as Germany was shockingly knocked out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 27 June, and Izabel – who has also walked the runway for brands including Chanel, Balenciaga and Oscar de la Renta – has previously shared the impact her beau’s sporting career has on their love life.

“Kevin and I make love a lot – four or five times a week. But if he has played an important game and loses, I can make myself beautiful, have my nails done and wear my best lingerie – and there still won’t be any sex,” she lamented, as reported by The Mirror.

The catwalk star was recently spotted in Russia in addition to fellow former Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio, as the pair cheered on their native Brazil, who are currently favourites to win the tournament.

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David Beckham fronts campaign for Adidas’ reissued soccer boots

David Beckham is fronting Adidas Football’s new campaign for the reissued Predator Accelerator boots.In the midst of World Cup fever, former England captain and Adidas ambassador Beckham has been tapped by the sportswear giant to be the face of the cla…

David Beckham is fronting Adidas Football’s new campaign for the reissued Predator Accelerator boots.

In the midst of World Cup fever, former England captain and Adidas ambassador Beckham has been tapped by the sportswear giant to be the face of the classic soccer shoes, which first hit shelves nearly 20 years ago. He is joined by French soccer legend Zinedine Zidane in the images.

Uploading campaign imagery starring the two sportsmen to Instagram, an Adidas representative wrote: “Straight from the archive. The #Predator Accelerator, revived by the original creators.

#LimitedCollection @davidbeckham @zidane #Football #Soccer #adidasFootball.”

When the shoes originally dropped in 1999, only 999 were made. This time, Adidas is releasing 1999 pairs, with the shoes hitting shelves on Thursday (05Jul18).

Available in a unique Electricity colourway, solar red, solar yellow, and black, inspired by the original 1999 cleat, the reissued Predator Accelerators carry a $350 (£264) price tag for the cleats and $250 (£174) for the sneaker version.

Speaking in a video to promote the shoes, Beckham and Zidane both listed what they respect about each other when it comes to the beautiful game.

“The talent, that left foot, the love of the game, the creativity, the World Cup medal,” Beckham stated to the camera, while Zidane added in French: “The class, the precision, the courage, the hair.”

Taking time out of watching this year’s World Cup games, Beckham, who celebrated England’s penalty shoot-out win against Colombia on Tuesday, and wife Victoria Beckham marked their 19th wedding anniversary with sweet posts online.

“19 Years WOW … This time 19 years ago I was dressed from head to toe in purple … Happy anniversary to the most amazing wife & mummy … Love You x @brooklynbeckham @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #HarperSeven,” the 43-year-old wrote, silencing divorce rumours surrounding the pair.

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Natalia Vodianova: ‘It would have been too risky to make me a #MeToo victim’

Natalia Vodianova wonders whether her career success is the reason she avoided sexual harassment in the fashion industry.The supermodel has covered numerous global magazines, walked the runway for the world’s most prestigious brands, and even won sever…

Natalia Vodianova wonders whether her career success is the reason she avoided sexual harassment in the fashion industry.

The supermodel has covered numerous global magazines, walked the runway for the world’s most prestigious brands, and even won several awards for her work as a philanthropist.

Unlike other models – such as Kate Upton, who accused Guess co-founder Paul Marciano of sexual harassment earlier this year (18) – Natalia claims she has never been a victim of sexual misconduct, and believes her good name in the industry may have protected her.

“It happens a lot. I think it’s maybe because I was so high up that I was too much of a risk to make a victim,” the 36-year-old pondered in an interview with Britain’s Channel 4. “But it’s fantastic that this is happening. It’s fantastic that women are having more freedom to voice what happened to them and giving platform to other women to not tolerate this kind of abuse.

“I hear all these stories, they are horrific and it’s incredible this movement has not happened earlier. It’s really unbelievable to me. I don’t know how I escaped it but it’s somehow never touched me.”

The Russian fashion icon has also became an important part of current affairs in her home nation, having previously been tapped as an ambassador of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and most recently as the ambassador of her native city Nizhny Novgorod during this year’s FIFA World Cup.

Natalia believes that hosting the event will bring many benefits to her home country, and questions those that claim Russia should not have been given the honour on account of its controversial political system.

“Well (Russian President Vladimir Putin’s) very loved in the country and yes he’s a very strong politician and he’s very defensive of Russia,” she said. “But I feel much safer walking alone at night in Moscow than I feel in Paris. And this is the reality. I absolutely do.”

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Stella McCartney screened England match at Milan show

Stella McCartney made sure she watched the England 2018 FIFA World Cup match after her debut Men’s Fashion Week show.McCartney treated guests at her Milan presentation, including model and actor Luka Sabbat, to a garden party on Monday evening (18Jun18…

Stella McCartney made sure she watched the England 2018 FIFA World Cup match after her debut Men’s Fashion Week show.

McCartney treated guests at her Milan presentation, including model and actor Luka Sabbat, to a garden party on Monday evening (18Jun18), complete with Aperol Spritz cocktails and fresh pizzas served in McCartney-branded boxes.

Presenting men’s and womenswear, the British designer also made sure the Tunisia v England game was shown via a giant projector.

“We need to find the football!” she exclaimed during the evening to The Hollywood Reporter. “England’s playing tonight! I need to go and watch it. It’s my dad’s (Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney) birthday, so I’m hoping that brings us good luck. Come on England!”

“We’re aware that fashion can be relentless. We just wanted everyone to have a good time,” she added of her party setting.

As well as her home side winning 1-2, McCartney also served up an impressive co-ed collection. The menswear line featured classic chequered tailoring, oversized gingham shirts and retro sportswear.

“The inspiration is very much the best of Stella McCartney,” she explained. “It’s what people come to us for but elevated and twisted.”

The female models also rocked a sporty vibe, but mixed in with ethereal touches, like the stacked sneaker-style shoes worn with silk slip dresses and pretty printed suits.

“For the women’s collection we wanted to have a conversation between sportswear and femininity,” she noted.

Bags, shoes and sunglasses were also on show.

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Natalia Vodianova: ‘The World Cup can bring about change in Russia’

Natalia Vodianova is hopeful the 2018 FIFA World Cup will bring about social change in Russia.The model is enjoying the famous soccer tournament taking place in her home country, and was on hand to present the World Cup trophy, which was encased in a L…

Natalia Vodianova is hopeful the 2018 FIFA World Cup will bring about social change in Russia.

The model is enjoying the famous soccer tournament taking place in her home country, and was on hand to present the World Cup trophy, which was encased in a Louis Vuitton box, with Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas ahead of the first match last week (ends17Jun18).

Over the years celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Sam Smith have spoken out against Russia’s controversial anti-gay policies, but Natalia is confident the Eastern European nation will benefit from being the 2018 World Cup host country.

“It definitely will be an opportunity for social change in the country, because of the infrastructure that has been put in place,” she said to British Vogue. “Russia is a wonderful country, full of treasures, whether in nature, culture, people. Of course, like all the countries we have our changes to make and things to improve. But I am hopeful for the future generations, the children of the World Cup, who will see a different future for Russia.”

In the opening game of the tournament, Russia beat Saudi Arabia five goals to nil.

The 36-year-old beauty watched the game live with three of her five children, and says it was a special experience.

“I must say, that first goal Russia scored was like popping a blister,” she smiled. “It was such an important game for Russia – even the most enthusiastic supporters would not have predicted such a victory. We were very proud and are hopeful for the rest of the tournament.

“It was very special having my children with me – for Neva, my daughter, it was her first match. They all had the best time. Now we have a summer of football matches ahead.”

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