After her debut in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show where reviews gave her positive marks, check out her video for Vogue where she discusses her morning makeup routine and how to handle freckles and apply better brows.
Dear readers, please indulge me on this one.
Meryl Streep is my all-time favorite actress and Ana Wintour is such an iconic woman of fashion and style that I just can’t help but be delighted with the video of their meeting.
Meryl is starring in the Steven Spielberg movie “The Post” with Tom Hanks and where she plays the role of American Publisher Katherine Graham.
Watch the video now.
courtesy of Vogue
I’m a sucker for smoldering hot ladies who look well, speak well, dress well and – in the case of Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o – act well. I can go as far as saying that she is the current definition of a universal beauty whose presence can cross over from one continent to the next with unanimous adulation.
For the uninitiated, Lupita is of Kenyan descent but carries dual citizenship (Mexican being the other, as she was born in Mexico City) and is actually one of those actresses who paid her dues before hitting it big in Hollywood. Having earned a degree in Film and Theatre Studies from Hampshire College, she had to go through the long arduous process of working as a Production Assistant behind before getting a string of breaks to appear in front of the cameras. And ever the studious person, she earned a Master’s Degree in Acting from Yale before landing a breakthrough role in “12 Years A Slave” which earned her the Oscar statuette.
This year, People Magazine named her as “The Most Beautiful Woman” – a most well-deserved recognition, I must say. And in the coming months, she will start reaping more rewards for her hardwork after being chosen to play an important role in the soon-to-be-filmed “Star Wars: Episode VII”.
Keep it up, Lupita! Be the inspiration for the modern individual (and old souls like myself)! 🙂
I just love how Emma Watson has blossomed into a stunningly beautiful and fashionable young woman. We saw her grow from a sweet little thing named Hermione Granger to a precious teener in all the Harry Potter movies. And now that the film franchise will wrap up this summer, she has nowhere to go but up.
There is a very impressive quality in how she was able to transform herself into an elegant and charming lady, as you can see in the 1920’s-inspired photos below:
From hereon, Emma will become more famous, despite her earnest desire to find normalcy in the chaotic life of a global celebrity. Here are excerpts from her interview with Vogue, as transcribed by NY Daily news:
Watson tells Vogue that she’s still figuring out her way in the world after having spent her formative years in front of the camera as the brainy witch Hermione Granger.
“I have lived in a complete bubble,” she told Vogue. “They found me and picked me for the part. And now I’m desperately trying to find my way through it.”
She’s already on the way to becoming a fashion and beauty veteran.
Watson has appeared in ad campaigns for Burberry and has helped design three organic clothing collections for People Tree.
“It was such hard work,” Watson said. “I didn’t realize what I was taking on. I was doing 12-hour days on Harry Potter and then coming home to work for two more hours, sizing and cutting designs.”
She said that she “practically cried” when famed Italian designer Alberta Ferretti approached her about collaborating on the eco-friendly line Pure Threads.
Watson is no stranger to the beauty business either.
In April, Lancôme made her the face of its Trésor Midnight Rose fragrance.
She told Vogue that her fondness for cosmetics began in the makeup trailer while she was filming the early Harry Potter films. There, she would experiment with makeup artist Amanda Knight’s products.
“That was my playground,” she said. “I would sit and play with lipsticks, foundations, and eye shadows; and every now and then Amanda would let me do the extras’ face paint for the Quidditch matches.”
Still, Watson’s role model isn’t that of a model, a designer or a movie star – It’s musician and poet Patti Smith.
Watson, who said that she was incredibly moved by Smith’s recent autobiography “Just Kids,” found her to be an inspiration.
“I want to live like Patti. I want to write like Patti,” she said. “The book was so honest and brave. I loved the way she sees the world. I really felt that life was more beautiful after I read it and I felt more hopeful.”
Welcome to the real un-wizardry world outside of Harry Potter, Emma! And good luck! 🙂
This is something to be proud of. Our very own Supermodel, Charo Ronquillo, who hails from Cabuyao, Laguna has been hailed by Vogue Magazine as one of the 10 Ford Supermodel of the World Finalists who are “making it big” globally. She is ranked 4th.
Charo, 21, was the Philippine representative to the Supermodel of the World 2005 when she was only 17. She placed third in the competition and was awarded a US$100,000 modelling contract by the Ford Modelling Agency. She took full advantage of the opportunity and was able to land a long list of projects and assignments with several brands plus running the catwalk for famous designers. She is often referred to as the Asian version of Kate Moss.
According to Vogue:
“Since her win, Charo has graced the catwalks of New York Fashion Week for designers including LaCoste, Nanette Lapre, Maria Cornejo, Tory Burch, Antonio Berardi, Kenneth Cole, Mac Cosmetics, Barbie Collection, Sisley and Benetton and has secured many high profile editorials.”
Completing the list of Supermodels of the World in the Top 10: Alexina Graham (Great Britain), Camila Finn (Brazil), Chanel Iman, Kang Seung-Hyun, Kate Somers (Canada), Liliane Ferrarezi and Luciana Curtis (Brazil), Nataliya Gotsii (Ukraine), and Vanessa De Assis (Puerto Rico).
Congratulations, Charo! Keep up the excellent work!