Happy Friday VavaLovers!
Check out the latest style and fashion news you may have missed this week… Enjoy!
Bang, bang! Scandal star Kerry Washington covers Ebony magazine with this spring’s latest hair and beauty trend. For the cover, Washington is rocking a banging bob, vibrant green eyeliner and geometric top. Inside the mag, Washington dishes more on family life and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Read more here!
Jourdan Dunn is expanding her role in fashion by going into designing; it was announced that she will create a line of children’s and young adults clothing with Fluid World. The model is expected to produce two collections which will feature, sweatshirt, jeans, jackets, T-shirts, leggings and accessories at mid-rang prices. “I love kid’s clothes and have been obsessed with them every since my son was born,” Dunn toldVogue UK. “Through my career in fashion I have come to love and respect great design, and as a mum I also expect great quality and value for my money, as well as the coolest clothes for my son, Riley. I am thrilled to be working with Fluid World, and I am looking forward to developing my own collection and turning my ideas into reality.”
Is it safe to add actress to Cara Delevingne‘s resume? The super model is set to star in her first role in Paper Town, a novel by John Green. Delevingne plays Margo Roth Spiegelman, a beautiful and mysterious girl next door — who suddenly disappears. Paper Town hits theaters July 24. What do you think of Delevingne acting role so far? (Fashionista)
Wearable tech is all the rage and Gucci and Will.i.am will not be left behind in the scramble to enter the emerging market. Will.i.am first announced he would launch a line of tech watches last November titled Pulse (read more here) but his collection with Gucci is by far the best collabo. The pair has unveiled its project – the i.am+ and Gucci Smartband, which they debuted March 19 at Basel World 2015. The device which will.iam calls “fashionology” (that’s fashion and technology) can send and receive phone calls, emails and text messages, has a personal assistant feature, a fitness component and can access maps, take pictures, hold video chats and even has space for music files. Will.i.am and Gucci’s Smartband is being unveiled a week after Apple introduced its own wearable tech item, the Apple Watch, which will be available April 24 and can cost you anywhere between $349 and$17,000. (TheFashionSpot)
Beyonce has collaborated with some of the best in music and now fashion. The 7-11 singer worked with RTR, Topshop and now a shoe line with designer Giuseppe Zanotti. The designs are being released in one to two weeks, as Zanotti revealed in an interview with Forbes.com today. “I’m doing a shoe with Beyoncé right now. Beyoncé has very clear ideas — she knows exactly what she wants. The thing which she then also has over other celebrities, is that she has an amazing voice. She’s incredibly talented and she’s an amazing dancer — she’s complete. Few are like Beyoncé”. (FBD)