American model Lori Harvey has partnered with Naked Wardrobe, launching a capsule collection with the brand on January 26. The range features crop tops and joggers, and Harvey shared a first look at the collaboration on Instagram, posting 'Okay so I’m superrrrr excited to finally announce my LH x @nakedwardrobe collection drops 1/26 at 9am PST!!!'.
New York fashion label Coach has launched Coach Conversations, a monthly YouTube series about culture, community and creativity, featuring talent including #CoachConversations brand ambassadors Jennifer Lopez and Michael B Jordan, motivational speaker Jay Shetty and hip-hop artist Cordae. The debut episode, What’s Your Calling?, with Lopez and Shetty, is available to watch now, and Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers commented 'Coach Conversations is about building a two-way dialogue. It features authentic and inspiring conversations with our Coach Family and friends, and it celebrates something I’ve always believed about fashion: that it should be about community'.
Merritt Moore, a professional ballet dancer and academic quantum physicist, has defied the odds to bridge a career between the arts and sciences. Whilst working on her academic training, including a PhD in Atomic and Laser Physics at the University of Oxford, Moore simultaneously and successfully pursued a career in dance, undertaking between ten and 15 hours of training a day with ballet companies around the world, including the English and Norwegian National Ballets, going on to perform in over 200 shows over ten years. Moore, known to her 38k Instagram followers as PhysicsOnPointe, was recently named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and has been a featured speaker at major summits and conferences across the globe, urging women and girls everywhere to follow their dreams. Most recently, Moore has found balance working as an artist-in-residence at Harvard ArtLab, where she’s working on an AI dancing robotic arm that is able to duet with a human being.
Singer/songwriter Celeste, model and fashion designer Alexa Chung and actress Vanessa Kirby co-star in Gucci's Winter in the Park digital campaign. The campaign, shot in London, 'celebrates the freedom to roam, to think and to reconnect with nature inside the city' and highlights some of the fashion house's 'most beloved creations' including the GG Marmont Bag, the Jackie 1961, the Gucci Horsebit 1955, and the Dionysus Bag.
Peter Frampton has partnered with Gibson, releasing the new Peter Frampton 'Phenix' Les Paul Custom VOS guitar in celebration of his iconic music career, available May 2021. The British rock legend, who began his career at the age of 16 as lead singer and guitarist for The Herd, commented 'My brand-new Gibson Les Paul Custom VOS is here and boy is it good. I couldn’t be more pleased with the look and sound. Gibson has gone that extra mile in every area to make this feel and sound the closest to my original, storied Phenix Les Paul Custom guitar'.
Jeff Brazier has teamed up with Absolute Radio to host the Jeff Brazier - Only Human podcast, launching January 26. The British presenter will cover a wide range of topics of concern to his audience, and 'guide listeners through their dilemmas while looking at ways to make real lasting change'. He commented 'There are a lot of great podcasts aimed at those that want to become "high achievers" but what about people that want help to simply cope or just know how to be ok?', adding 'This podcast caters for all, and I’m really excited to provide a place where people can ask their questions without fear of being sneered at or belittled. We’ve always needed this but maybe now more than ever'.
Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer has tapped Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka as a global ambassador. The Grand Slam winner, named an ambassador for Louis Vuitton earlier this month, took to Instagram to share the campaign imagery, captioned 'Happy to say I am now a brand ambassador for @tagheuer. You may know this but one of Tag Heuer's phrases that I remember being inspired by for the longest is, "Don’t crack under pressure". I’ve managed to convince myself that if I repeat that phrase in my head a lot during my matches and in high pressure situations everything will work out fine lol'.
Former Love Island contestant Chris Hughes has been unveiled as the new face of dating app Happn. The British reality star took to Instagram to announce the news, posting 'We’re all hoping that 2021 isn't just 2020 with a wig on right?! 🤞🏼 Well I am determined to make a change this year and I’m starting with my love life. I asked my friends and family for tips on how to find "the one" and here’s what they came up with... Download happn and put these pointers to the test @happn.uk'.
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