The A-List actor rocked out to a star-studded crowd, Rihanna proves her bankability and more of today’s news.
Rock Star Johnny
We'll never tire of a Johnny Depp moment, and last night was no exception. Performing as the guest of honor at the Stella McCartney's Fall 2016 presentation party in LA, Amber Heard's hubby lit up the stage with bandmates Alice Cooper and Joe Perry as well as Marilyn Manson. Naturally, Amber looked stunning in a sleek black slip dress as she supported her rock star hubs. [ Daily Mail ]
Rihanna Named Most Marketable Celebrity
Pour it up, pour it up—Rihanna officially helps brands ball out. According to market research data from the NPD Group, Bad Gal RiRi is the most powerful celebrity endorsement. She's got major successful contracts under her belt—Jeep, Puma, Samsung—and her power has surpassed even that of Angelina Jolie: "Rihanna's index score of 367 means she has almost 3.7 times as many strong endorsement opportunities as the average big-name celebrity." So brands looking to see dollar signs, book Rihanna stat. [ WWD ]
Karlie Kloss May Choose The Next Big Designer
With countless catwalks, campaigns and editorials under her belt, who better to decide the next designer superstar than Karlie Kloss? LVMH has tapped the NYU undergrad, Kode with Karlie founder and, oh yeah, supermodel, to join the experts who'll select 10 finalists for its 2016 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. Also on the board this year are Harper's Bazaar Editor-in-Chief Glenda Bailey, street-style star and Buro 24/7 founder Miroslava Duma, and creative and image director of Christian Dior Makeup Peter Philips. [ Vogue UK ]
Hillary Clinton Gets Personal
Hillary Clinton's vying hard for the presidency, and she's getting personal while doing it. In an exclusive special on Lifetime, The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet, the Democratic front-runner is opening up about her private life in an hour-long chat. The digital-media-inspired segment will also feature Clinton in front of YouTube stars GloZell, Chriselle Lim and Maya Washington. Read the highlights here and tune in tonight at 10 pm ET/PT.
Charlotte Olympia And Agent Provocateur Team Up
Accessories designer Charlotte Dellal of Charlotte Olympia is delving into lingerie with her second Agent Provocateur collab (her first focused on shoes). Inspired by old Hollywood glamour, the capsule collection will feature three lingerie sets with complementary shoe styles. Expect sultry silhouettes like high-waisted briefs and a silk teddy paired with a headscarf and slippers in leopard motifs. [ Vogue UK ]
Fast Fashion Needs Kendall
Campaign It girl Kendall Jenner is at it again, this time for fast fashion brand Mango. Jenner appears in the African-savanna-inspired collection—the first of four themes that make up the Spanish retailer's Spring 2016 campaign. [ WWD ]
UNICEF Honors David Beckham
Stella McCartney's LA bash wasn't the only major event last night. David Beckham was awarded by UNICEF with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award in the City of Angels last night, looking dapper no doubt. A UNICEF goodwill ambassador since 2005, the soccer and fashion stud was chosen as the recipient because of his work through his charity, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, which he launched last year and "his tireless work to save and improve the lives of children around the world." [ Vogue UK ]
It's A Mother-Daughter Affair For Calvin Klein
Fresh off her Balenciaga Spring 2016 campaign, multi-hyphenate Zoë Kravitz has been tapped by Calvin Klein to star in their latest jewelry and watches campaign alongside her stunning mother, Lisa Bonet. The coupling theme reigns supreme for the brand's 2016 campaign, also featuring model couple and Instagram masters Tilda Lindstam and John Hein, actor Will Peltz and his girlfriend Kenya Kinski Jones as well as model Xiao Wen Ju and her friend, the Korean actor Kim Woo Bin. [Fashionista]
Everlane Launches Athleisure Line
Already a favorite for off-duty dressing, Everlane has launched a 4-style Street Fleece athleisure line to swoon over. Centered around their new weather-resistant, scuba-like "Street Fleece" fabric, the collection features a variety cozy separates, priced between $50 for tops to $70 for outerwear. As expected, the collection will likely sell-out fast, so shop it here ASAP. [Refinery 29]
Why Are Fast-Fashion Prices Increasing?
We love the Zara's, Topshop's and Forever 21's of the world for the unfailing certainty that a last-min buy or trendy item is at our fingertips for under a hundred bucks. But lately, it seems like our go-to retailers are pushing pieces upwards of $200, and occasionally as sky-high as $2,000. Here, find out some of the reasons these fast-fashion brands are able to compete with the likes of Prada, Celine and beyond. [Refinery 29]
Forever A Rebel Rebel
In a heartfelt tribute Tuesday evening, Madonna honored late rocker David Bowie during the Houston, Texas, stop of her Rebel Heart tour. Sharing that he was "the first rebel heart that I laid eyes on", the Material Girl belted Bowie's classic "Rebel Rebel" as a video memorial played on a large screen behind her. For more, watch Madge's tribue here.
Are Gwen And Blake Getting Married?
If the superstition of catching the bride's bouquet holds up, Gwen Stefani may be close to walking down the aisle. During the Sunday wedding of Blake Shelton's hairstylist Amanda Craig in Nashville, the Voice coach "caught" the bouquet after it hit her BF in the head and fell to the floor. While we're unsure if picking a bouquet off the floor counts, we're not opposed to preliminary sourcing gown options for Gwen. [People]
The Rams Are Returning To LA
After more than two decades of a solid effort from mayors, developers and Hollywood power-brokers alike, the St. Louis Rams are officially moving back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season. The National Football League made the announcement stating that NFL owners voted 30-2 in favor of the move, also giving the San Diego Chargers a one-year option to join the Rams in Inglewood. [LA Times]