Dutch model Romee Strijd stars in Free People's autumn 2018 campaign, Seasonal Escape, featuring knitwear, coats and chunky scarves. The American retailer posted images from the new campaign on Instagram, captioned 'We should have named this the “Hey, cute outfit!” collection. We followed @romeestrijd around Amsterdam in fall’s finest'.
Justice League star Diane Lane has signed to WME for representation in all areas, where Meredith Wechter and Tim Curtis handle enquiries. The American actress recently appeared in Amazon's Matthew Weiner series, The Romanoffs, and is set to co-star opposite Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey in Steven Knight's upcoming thriller, Serenity.
Jo Eaton-Kent, is a British non-binary actor who is about to make their small screen debut in new BBC Two series, Don’t Forget The Driver. The Rose Bruford College alumni will star opposite show creator Toby Jones, No Offence’s Claire Rushbrook and Agatha Raisin’s Marcia Warren in the comedy about a group of people struggling with their lives in a seaside town. Eaton-Kent, who is also a talented drag artist, musician and composer, has previously starred in stage productions including Assassins, Mermaids and Twelfth Night, and also worked as a pit musician for the National Youth Music Theatre’s production of West Side Story.
L'Oréal Paris has enlisted stars including Dame Helen Mirren, Andie MacDowell, Jonathan Saxby, and Morena Baccarin to launch its latest YouTube campaign, The Roots Family, promoting the new Magic Root Precision Pen. The mini web series follows the celebrity brand ambassadors solving 'hair woes' using 'a magic root touch up solution that works for everyone', and embodies L'Oréal's iconic phrase, 'Because I'm Worth It'.
Danielle Brooks has teamed up with plus-size retailer Fashion to Figure to co-design a clothing collection and front its #InclusionRevolution campaign, 'celebrating real women and self-expression'. The Orange Is the New Black star commented 'I am excited to work with a brand that’s known for inclusivity, diversity, and that caters to women who want the latest trends at great value. I can’t wait to show everyone the new Fashion to Figure'.
German footballer Mesut Özil has been named an ambassador for children's charity Rays of Sunshine. The Arsenal midfielder took to social media to share the news, posting 'I’m happy to announce on my birthday, the best present of all which is I have become an ambassador for @raysofsunshinecc! It is also this amazing charity’s 15th birthday this week too and I'm looking forward to continue spreading rays of sunshine by helping grant wishes for seriously ill children across the UK! #15YearsOfSunshine #M1Ö'.
The Greatest Showman star Zendaya has been unveiled as a global women's ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger, and is partnering with the brand to co-design the Tommy x Zendaya capsule collection, launching spring 2019. Designer Hilfiger, who's previously worked on campaigns with Gigi Hadid and Lewis Hamilton, commented 'Zendaya has become a global icon, using fashion to make bold statements while always staying true to herself. Our capsule collection will fuse her eclectic style with the Americana spirit of our brand'.
Luther star Idris Elba stars in Stella McCartney’s new Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, All Is Love, celebrating the launch of www.stellamccartneycares.org, a foundation dedicated to the prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Elba commented 'I was unfortunate enough to have lost my father to cancer five years ago. Removing the taboo around men talking about breast cancer and encouraging other men to talk about it with their wives, mothers, sisters is something you don’t often see or hear about but it should be... I admire Stella for all her hard work around bringing awareness to this disease and I applaud her for such a great campaign'.
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