Day: February 18, 2021

Kamala Harris's stepdaughter makes catwalk debut at New York fashion week

By Priya Elan

Ella Emhoff walks the runway during a socially distanced Proenza Schouler show after signing with IMG Models

Ella Emhoff, the stepdaughter of US vice-president Kamala Harris, made her surprise catwalk debut on Thursday after becoming a fashion hit during January’s presidential inauguration.

After the announcement she had signed with IMG Models in the wake of the ceremony last month, the 21-year-old daughter of Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman, walked the runway during a socially distanced New York Fashion Week presentation by label Proenza Schouler.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2021/feb/18/ella-emhoff-kamala-harris-debut-new-york-fashion-week

      

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Rihanna angers Hindus with 'disrespectful' Ganesha pendant

By Priya Elan

Comments on singer’s Instagram account say wearing likeness of god is cultural appropriation

The singer Rihanna has angered the Hindu community with a “disrespectful” Instagram picture in which she wears a diamond-studded pendant featuring the Hindu god Ganesha.

Commenters on her Instagram account have called the wearing of the likeness of the god around her neck cultural appropriation.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/feb/18/rihanna-angers-hindus-with-disrespectful-ganesha-pendant

      

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Héctor Bellerín joins football's team of new fashion influencers

By Ellie Violet Bramley

His socially conscious H&M range highlights how players’ fashion clout has grown during pandemic

From George Best to David Beckham through to more recent stars such as Megan Rapinoe and Héctor Bellerín, footballers and fashion go together like Posh and Becks.

But while old-school footballers influenced fashion purely based on what they wore, today’s contemporary crop reflect ideals of altruism and outspokenness in a way those who came before them did not.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2021/feb/18/hector-bellerin-joins-football-growing-team-new-fashion-influencers

      

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