Devon Windsor weds

Devon Windsor is a married woman.The 25-year-old tied the knot with fiance Johnny Dex Barbara at a church in St. Barths on Saturday, in front of guests including Olivia Culpo, Georgia Fowler, Shanina Shaik, and Cara Santana. Devon wore a sheer, floral …

Devon Windsor is a married woman.

The 25-year-old tied the knot with fiance Johnny Dex Barbara at a church in St. Barths on Saturday, in front of guests including Olivia Culpo, Georgia Fowler, Shanina Shaik, and Cara Santana.

Devon wore a sheer, floral lace white gown by Zuhair Murad, which featured intricate detailing on her torso and chest, a long white veil, and her blonde hair in loose waves.

The newlyweds posed for photos with their guests after the intimate ceremony and smiled at the locals who had gathered outside of the church.

Devon later changed into a white one-piece embellished bathing suit for pictures with her new husband on the beach in St. Barths, before partying with friends and family.

The model posted a snap on Instagram confirming the news, showing her wearing a personalised white bikini that read, “MRS. BARBARA.”

Shanina shared videos from the big day on her Instagram Stories too, with one clip depicting the happy couple just about to cut their wedding cake, with Johnny carrying his new wife.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel later posted videos from the boozy bash, which featured the model doing tequila shots with Sports Illustrated beauty Olivia.

Devon and Johnny spent the days leading up to their picturesque wedding spending time with their loved ones on the Caribbean island, with the bride-to-be also finalising the details of the ceremony.

“So much joy seeing all my friends coming in for my wedding!! Thank you for coming all over the world for this weekend!” she wrote alongside a clip of her walking on the beach.

Devon became engaged to businessman Johnny in June 2018 after two years of dating.

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Jennifer Lopez’s costume designer always ensures she ‘shines like a diamond’

Jennifer Lopez’s longtime stylist Rob Zangardi is determined for her to shine “like a diamond” during the It’s My Party tour.Jennifer kicked off her gigs in Los Angeles at the beginning of June and will be ending her trek in Russia on 11 August. Rob pi…

Jennifer Lopez’s longtime stylist Rob Zangardi is determined for her to shine “like a diamond” during the It’s My Party tour.

Jennifer kicked off her gigs in Los Angeles at the beginning of June and will be ending her trek in Russia on 11 August.

Rob pieced together the 19 costumes the On the Floor hitmaker wears during the show, as well as the 176 outfits for her dancers.

“Sparkle is incredibly effective for a big show like Jennifer’s,” Rob explained to The Hollywood Reporter. “On stage, things translate so differently. When you have an intimate setting or a smaller venue, it’s important to see the artist’s face, what they’re doing and not distract too much with the costumes. But when you’re performing for 20,000 people in an arena, the people way in the back need to see you and nothing’s more exciting than seeing J.Lo shining like a diamond onstage.

“And that’s a J.Lo staple. Jennifer has always loved the sparkle, the jewellery and the more-is-more mentality – for everything that she does.”

Explaining how involved Jennifer is when it comes to her stage costumes, Rob shared that together they put together mood boards based on the 49-year-old star’s idea for each section with colour palettes and an overall vibe.

The next stage saw Rob reach out to the designers who suit the different ideas. Versace, Guess, Zuhair Murad, Giambattista Valli, Balenciaga and Marchesa are among the big-name fashion houses who contributed to Jennifer’s tour wardrobe.

“(We approach designers) who we have relationships with or who Jennifer wants to make sure are in the show. One of them always is Versace, so we’ll reach out to their team and give them the concept,” Rob added.

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Hailey Baldwin addresses gun violence at 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Hailey Baldwin used her wardrobe to remember the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards.The 21-year-old co-hosted the ceremony alongside record producer DJ Khaled on Sunday night (11Mar18), and …

Hailey Baldwin used her wardrobe to remember the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The 21-year-old co-hosted the ceremony alongside record producer DJ Khaled on Sunday night (11Mar18), and at one point, chose to wear a black T-shirt that featured the name of the school in Florida where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting last month.

The model teamed the statement top with a pair of sequined palazzo pants and a sparkly double buckle belt.

Hailey, who has walked the runway for brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Prabal Gurung, and Jeremy Scott, has previously used her social media profiles to speak out against gun violence in the wake of the tragic massacre, by sharing website links to March for Our Lives, the planned demonstration organised by students in support of gun control set to be held on 24 March.

Earlier in the evening, Hailey struck a pose on the red carpet at The Forum in Los Angeles, wearing a golden, tasselled Zuhair Murad Couture jumpsuit, which she teamed with a pair of metallic Jimmy Choo sandals, and jewellery by Lorraine Schwartz.

And before the show kicked off, the fashion star admitted she was surprisingly calm as she prepared to lead proceedings, considering she was a long-time viewer of the awards ceremony herself.

“I’m nervous about how calm I am. I’ve been watching past iHearts and trying to get spiffy with the prompter reading,” she told People.

Winners on the night included singers Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, who won the awards for Best Male and Best Female Artist, respectively, while rapper Cardi B took home the Best New Artist prize.

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Chanel Iman sported two Zuhair Murad gowns on wedding day

Chanel Iman wore two custom Zuhair Murad gowns on her wedding day.The model married National Football League player Sterling Shepard on Saturday (03Mar18) in a ceremony held at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. With a successful fashion career …

Chanel Iman wore two custom Zuhair Murad gowns on her wedding day.

The model married National Football League player Sterling Shepard on Saturday (03Mar18) in a ceremony held at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

With a successful fashion career under her belt, which includes runway appearances for top brands such as Burberry, Tom Ford and Gucci, Chanel had plenty of choices when it came to her wedding dress but settled on one of Murad’s white gowns with floral appliques and a cape accent for her nuptials.

“I never really envisioned wearing something like that for my wedding, but the moment I put it on, we all loved it. It’s so chic and unusual but also something that felt a little vintage,” she told U.S. Vogue, adding that she was drawn to the back of the dress as much as she was the front. “The fact that it was interesting from the back was something that I really loved, as guests tend to have that view for a portion of the service, something (that) I think often gets overlooked.”

Chanel’s long-time stylist Anita Patrickson matched her first dress with one of Murad’s veils and diamond earrings from Neil Lane. And for the reception, the fashion star changed into a blush coloured tulle number which allowed her to hit the dance floor alongside guests including fellow model Jourdan Dunn as well as friends Chrissy Teigen and Gabrielle Union.

“Most importantly, I wanted to be comfortable and able to dance,” the 27-year-old shared of the gown, which is known as the Christie design. “The pink and the deep V-neckline really appealed to my ‘girlier’ side, and it’s a shape I really love wearing.”

Chanel’s bridesmaids sported chic white dresses from Watters, while Sterling rocked a classic black suit from Hugo Boss.

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Zuhair Murad accused of appropriating Native American culture

Zuhair Murad has been accused of appropriating Native American culture in his latest show.The Lebanese designer, who launched his brand in 1999, has built up a reputation for creating lavishly beaded and intricately embellished gowns, with fans includi…

Zuhair Murad has been accused of appropriating Native American culture in his latest show.

The Lebanese designer, who launched his brand in 1999, has built up a reputation for creating lavishly beaded and intricately embellished gowns, with fans including Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Katy Perry.

For Murad’s spring/summer 2018 couture collection, titled Indian Summer, he had models parade the catwalk in Paris last week (ends28Jan18) wearing glamorous gowns with geometric patterns inspired by traditional Native American designs and eagle feather headpieces in their hair – with the concept quickly drawing criticism from social media users.

“Can we ask the stylist who thought feathers in the hair for a nod to Native American culture to… just not?” one person commented on Twitter, while another added: “It’s unclear what exactly is respectful about taking an eagle feather – a sacred symbol that confers great honour upon the wearer – and affixing it to a white model who parades it down a couture runway.”

In addition to evoking traditional motifs and prints in the garments, Murad also had decorated painted sticks installed over the runway, an apparent reference to the traditional tepee design.

The designer has yet to respond to the online backlash, but his show notes explicitly highlight his daring decision to highlight Native American culture and motifs in the presentation.

“Native American culture – observed from a fantasised and respectful perspective – is at the heart of Zuhair Murad’s spring 2018 Couture collection,” the notes state. “The house pays homage to the craftsmanship of an array of ancient tribes, notably the Sioux, the Navajos, the Iroquois, and celebrates their traditional prints, embroideries, and pictograms.”

Murad also added that the earthy colour palette in his creation evokes the symbolism of Native American art, as “white suggests purity and peace, red stands for fire, gold symbolises the sun, black hints at a dark night, and brown is a celebration of the earth we live on.”

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