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Celebrity-spotting at the Festival de Cannes 2021: Chanel, Dior and Etro’s red-carpet glam

Filed by Lucire staff/July 11, 2021/1.59





Dominique Charriau/WireImage; Stéphane Cardinale/Corbis; Daniele Venturelli

Day four of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, for the Benedetta première, saw Izabel Goulart in a custom white Etro gown, in contrast to the black Saint Laurent gown with cut-outs worn by Anja Rubik. Miss France 2018 Maeva Coucke chose from Ziad Nakad’s spring 2021 haute couture collection, with jewellery by Messika. In Chanel were Zita Hanrot and Irène Jacob, choosing from the Métiers d’art Paris-Château des Dames 2020–1 collection, and Rebecca Marder in Chanel haute couture spring 2020. Virginie Efira wore a Lurex dress by Dior by Maria Grazia Chiuri, from its haute couture collection.
   At events, Hanrot and Joséphine Japy both wore Chanel prêt-à-porter spring–summer 2021.





Samir Hussein/WireImage; Kate Green; Dominique Charriau

   On day five, premières included Sean Penn’s Flag Day, with the director’s daughter Dylan Penn choosing a Chanel Métiers d’art Paris-Château des Dames 2020–1 bustier satin dress. Mélanie Laurent wore a red Dior haute couture silk dress, and Katheryn Winnick went eco-friendly with a Stella McCartney custom dress made from forest-friendly viscose.
   At the première of Cette musique ne joue pour personne, Vanessa Paradis went with Chanel prêt-à-porter spring–summer 2021.
   Marion Cotillard wore a denim jacket with matching skirt from the Chanel Métiers d’art Paris-Château des Dames 2020–1 collection to the première of Bigger Than Us, which she also produced.











Courtesy labels

 


Festival de Cannes 2021 day 3: Soo Joo Park and Luma Grothe at Stillwater première

Filed by Lucire staff/July 9, 2021/3.26





Stephane Cardinale/Corbis; Daniele Venturelli; courtesy labels

Day 3’s celebs at Cannes included Soo Joo Park, looking resplendent in Chanel Métiers d’art 2019–20 with accessories and jewellery from the brand; make-up by L’Oréal Paris. It’s one way to keep both brands that you are an ambassador for happy. Along with Brazilian model Luma Grothe in a gold Zuhair Murad haute couture spring–summer 2020 jumpsuit, they attended the première of Stillwater, which received a five-minute standing ovation. Grothe’s hair was by Stéphane Lancien and Val Garland was responsible for her make-up. Jodie Turner-Smith turned heads in a stunning Gucci gown.
   Tilda Swinton donned Chanel spring 2021 for the screening of The Souvenir Part 2.
   Earlier photocalls saw Elsa Zylberstein for Un certain regard, Rebecca Marder for Une jeune fille qui va bien and Naama Preis for Ahed’s Knee, all in Chanel.





Andreas Rentz; Daniele Venturelli; Pascal le Segretain

 


Supermodel Me returns, with Cindy Bishop, Yu Tsai, Catriona Gray, Hanli Hoefer, Ase Wang

Filed by Lucire staff/July 8, 2021/10.33

The Asian reality show Supermodel Me will be rebooted for a sixth season, Supermodel Me Revolution, this October, bringing together aspiring models from Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Filmed in Singapore in June with COVID-19 precautions, viewers can expect the new season to feature a fresh approach and new challenges for the contestants as they vie for the top prize comprising a Harper’s Bazaar cover shoot, a Subaru ambassadorship, and a Storm Model Management contract.
   Sponsored by Subaru Asia and promoted by Singapore Airlines, Refinery Media has brought back the award-winning multi-channel show for the 13 countries in which it is broadcast, typically earning over 30 million viewers.
   Contestants are expected to face intense challenges, with Refinery saying they will be tested to ‘the limits of mind, body and spirit,’ with sporting and fashion tasks.
   Already familiar to viewers of Asia’s Next Top Model, model and Miss Thailand World 1996 Cindy Bishop (Sirinya Winsiri) heads the judging panel. Joining her is American photographer Yu Tsai. Other celebrities in this season include MTV Asia VJ Hanli Hoefer, Singaporean actress Ase Wang, and Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. Asia’s Next Top Model alumni Monika Santa Maria and Dana Slosar serve as mentors to the contestants.
   The new season premières on AXN Asia on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 7.55 p.m. Singapore time, and on AXN Taiwan two days later at 10 p.m. Singapore time. The season comprises 10 episodes and airs weekly. Updates can be found on Supermodel Me’s website.

 


Ministry of Tomorrow enlists Naomi Campbell, Madonna, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy and others for charity totes

Filed by Lucire staff/June 14, 2021/19.11




After a school located in the largest urban slum in Africa was forced to move because it was not up to code, eco-fashion label Ministry of Tomorrow raised money to help it relocate. Now, however, the school lacks funds to pay its teachers and cover operational expenses, including a daily meal for its students.
   Ministry of Tomorrow, with its Los Angeles retail partner Church Boutique, is stepping up again, teaming up with Christie’s and CharityBuzz, to auction a series of bags to benefit the Chema Vision Children’s Centre in the Kibera division in Nairobi.
   Ministry of Tomorrow’s Julian Prolman, and Church Boutique founders Rodney Burns and David Malvaney, turned to their celebrity friends to paint their art on an MOT tote, made in Nairobi, for the auction.
   Celebrities include Naomi Campbell, Halle Berry, Madonna, Eddie Murphy, Bria Murphy, Maggie Q, Paris Jackson, Zoe Kravitz, Lenny Kravitz, Usher, Lionel Richie, Evan Ross, Raquel Britton, Lee Daniels, David Banda, Ashlee Simpson Ross, and artist Montana Mills of Modern Multiples. Laurie Lynn Stark, of fashion and jewellery brand Chrome Hearts, created her own MOT tote.
   The auction runs through June 15 and the bags are on display at Christie’s in Manhattan, coinciding with luxury bag week at the auction house. All proceeds will be donated to Chema, with a US$100,000 goal set.















 


Una Healy is the new face of Swedish beauty brand IsaDora

Filed by Lucire staff/June 9, 2021/10.36





Kevin Fox/We Shoot

Irish singer–songwriter Una Healy is the new face of Swedish beauty brand IsaDora.
   Formulated in Sweden and Switzerland, IsaDora is cruelty-free, fragrance-free, tested for sensitive skin, and made in Europe.
   Healy will appear in three seasonal campaigns. A capsule collection tied to her name comprise new products and her favourites from the current IsaDora range.
   Photographs for the campaign were shot earlier this year at Luttrellstown Castle by Kevin Fox of We Shoot with all COVID precautions, according to the company. Make-up and hair were by Sue Brophy, nails by Nagila Santyos, and styling by Corina Gaffey.
   ‘I like to look and feel my best, but my make-up routine needs to fit around my family, career and lifestyle. IsaDora is the perfect partner for me because I am always looking for products that are easy to use, with long-lasting results I feel good about. I live a pretty busy life and I need to know that the products I choose will look as good at 8 p.m. as they did at 8 a.m. I have always had a love for make-up and I was so honoured to have been asked to be the face of such an amazing brand,’ said Healy in a release.
   ‘As our first-ever Irish ambassador, Una Healy is a perfect fit for IsaDora. Her talent, warmth, effortless looks and real beauty embody the IsaDora ethos. Una manages to balance an accomplished career with being a busy mum of two which is what a lot of IsaDora consumers can relate to. We couldn’t be prouder to partner with her. The Irish market is important to us and we are happy to continue investing in growing the brand here,’ said IsaDora Ireland’s Michelle Carr.
   In Ireland, the capsule collection is available from selected Shaws, McCauleys, McCabes, Lloyds and leading pharmacies nationwide, and at McCauley.ie.

 


Four faces on the rise getting noticed in social media

Filed by Lucire staff/June 4, 2021/1.31




Felix Graf


Alisia Ludwig


Saloni Agarwal


Anthony Evans

We often look to see where the emerging talent is—once upon a time we identified nascent labels that became big, and we’ve occasionally done it with models and actors, too.
   German model Alexa Breit crossed the one million mark on her Instagram, rising rapidly from 2,000 at the start of 2020, and featured five images wearing a very sheer dress from a shoot with Felix Graf to commemorate the milestone. Breit, 22, has been doing more glamour shoots of late, and it’s in the last few months that her Instagram engagement (in terms of likes and comments) has really shot up.
   Breit is one of several German models getting attention on social media, thanks to a consistent posting of pro shots. Her compatriot Alisia Ludwig, occasionally shot by the same photographers, is on 263,000, with a greater number of personal shots to engage followers. In 2019, Ludwig was named Miss Frankfurt, having netted some fans from the beauty pageant circuit.
   Also getting noticed is Tanaye White, on 38,800 at the time of writing but set to rise as one of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Rookies for this year. One of White’s most noticeable shots on her Instagram is by Saloni Agarwal, styled by Lucire’s own NY fashion director Nikko Kefalas. Agarwal and Kefalas also collaborated on several other shots that appear on Agarwal’s Instagram.
   We keep spotting Saje Nicole on more and more shoots, such as by Anthony Evans, and like White, she’s one of SI’s Rookies this year. Repped by Natural Models in LA and Wilhelmina Models in Miami (where she’s based), Nicole—actress, model and entrepreneur—is on 79,200 and rising.

 


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