Fender has teamed up with British music duo Nova Twins to launch the new Player Plus Series, comprising new versions of the musical instrument manufacturer’s most iconic guitars and basses. Fender will also make its debut on TikTok, offering 'exclusive content, product demos and educational content, tailor-made for both passionate musicians and aspiring artists', in collaboration with Nova Twins and other artists. Evan Jones, Fender CMO, commented 'Inspired by the continued emergence of new artists who are taking guitar into new spaces and putting their own stamp on musical traditions of the past, the Player Plus series is built for artists who want to transmit a bold aesthetic and are unapologetic in their approach to their craft'.
Naomi Campbell has signed up as a new global ambassador for The Queen's Commonwealth Trust, showing her 'support for young entrepreneurial leaders across the Commonwealth'. The news was announced at a special event hosted by Hotel Café Royal, where the British supermodel and founder of charity Fashion For Relief commented 'Regardless of where you are from or where you are now, there are young leaders within your community doing amazing work'.
British models, beauty influencers and twin sisters Daisy and Phoebe Tomlinson have been appointed as brand ambassadors for global make-up brand Missguided Beauty. The twins shared the news on their individual Instagrams, posting 'The range is 100% vegan and cruelty free & available exclusively at @superdrug! We can’t wait to show you all the amazing products and how we use them'.
Scottish TV presenter, entrepreneur and professional traveller Amar Latif has collaborated with British charity Guide Dogs for their new Tech for All campaign, designed to 'empower children and young people with a vision impairment’. Latif, who was the first ever visually impaired contestant on Celebrity MasterChef, commented 'I'm passionate about Tech for All and how children should have access to as much technology as possible. Medical science has, in many ways, stalled as far as helping visually impaired people but technology has come on in leaps and bounds and helped liberate us. It puts everyone on an equal footing. It’s all a far cry to when I studied for a maths degree with my textbooks and lecture notes all on cassette tapes'.
British cosmetic doctor Ewoma Ukeleghe has been named as Superdrug's latest brand ambassador for its own-brand skincare products, including the new B.Skin range, relaunching September 29. A spokesperson for Superdrug said 'Dr Ewoma combines her extensive medical knowledge with a refreshing passion for finding purse-friendly beauty products that really work', while Ukeleghe commented 'It's an exciting opportunity for me to show that no matter your skin type, you can achieve your best skin ever with affordable skincare that's easily accessible from your local high-street'.
Rihanna has joined forces with German luggage brand RIMOWA to launch the Never Still collection, which includes backpacks, tote bags, and cross body bags. The Barbadian singer/songwriter turned fashion mogul stars in a campaign video which examines her 'own shift towards a more thoughtful approach to travel' following the pandemic, and the popstar shared images from the campaign on Instagram, showcasing some of the new products from the collection, and posted 'never still. @rimowa #RIMOWA'.
Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page has been announced as an Ambassador of Elegance for Swiss luxury watch brand Longines, joining fellow ambassadors including Kate Winslet and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The Emmy-nominated British actor said of the appointment 'Longines makes such beautiful watches. There is something very special about being able to work with things that bring beauty to the world'.
Brooklyn Beckham has collaborated with Pepe Jeans for a second time, co-starring with his actress fiancée Nicola Peltz in the brand's autumn 2021 campaign, Just Us. Beckham took to social media to share the campaign imagery, featuring black and white shots of the couple modelling the new collection in a series of relaxed and intimate poses, captioned 'Excited to launch the Just Us campaign with @pepejeans and my beautiful fiancée @nicolaannepeltz'.
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