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Had a few little issues getting back to work? Tired all the time? Struggling with daily tasks that the festive period allowed you to ignore (like not wearing pyjamas)? Then stop reading NOW because Cara Delevinge and Suki Waterhouse were both captured on Sunday surfing Barbados’ waves during a 2016 holiday together, looking both equally gorgeous, tanned and relaxed. To be honest, they probably deserve a break! #sonotjealous
Was your New Year’s Eve all you hoped it would be? Or perhaps an utter disappointment? No matter the state of your night, I’m certain fireworks would have only improved it. On NYE London was illuminated by a gorgeous and fabulously co-ordinated annual firework display to mark the start of the 2016, this year’s theme being blue to support Unicef’s New Year’s Resolutions for Children campaign.
COLLABORATION ALERT: it was revealed via Instagram (what else?) this week that fashion label Nasty Gal (founded by the #GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso is going to be collaborating with no-one-other than Courtney Love. Look forward to a modern version of the Courtney Lo look…
It’s baby time! This week Anne Hathaway (who frankly does not need an explanation) shared an Instagram picture of herself in a bikini with a now much bigger baby bump. She captioned the picture: “So, posting a bikini pic is a little out of character for me, but just now while I was at the beach I noticed I was being photographed. I figure if this kind of photo is going to be out in the world it should at least be an image that makes me happy (and be one that was taken with my consent. And with a filter.)” Good for Anne!
Tory Burch is set to have a very happy new year indeed after becoming engaged to LVMH CEO Pierre-Yves Roussel over the Christmas break. The fashion designer made the news public on her Instagram account on Sunday, captioning an image of the pair together: “We are tying the knot #blessed #engaged #happynewyear”. Yay for them!
I’m honestly sick of having to write about great designers departing from great brands at the moment, and luckily today (for once) I don’t have too. Due to Mr Wang, #DiorDrama and Alber Elbaz there has been speculation surrounding practically every brand who’s known to play Creative Director musical chairs in the past, with sales success and creative brilliance not seeming enough to guarantee your role as Creative Director. Saint Laurent was one to get caught up in the rumours, some speculating that Hedi Slimane – the label’s creative director of three years – is leaving the brand due to ‘creative differences’. Well, guess what? He’s not! A spokesperson from the design house on Tuesday said, “Following the recent departures there has been many rumours and this is another false speculation.” And, with Slimane doubling sales in his first two years at the brand to almost $800 million annually in 2014, they’d be foolish to let this gem go – regardless of what some may have to say of his designs.