Monthly Archives: September 2013

Miuccia Prada debuts bold new collection in Milan

Miuccia Prada debuted her bold new line at Milan Fashion Week yesterday (19.09.13), showcasing vibrant colours and unique dresses. The 65-year-old designer showcased her Spring/Summer 2014 campaign at the high-profile Italian event and explained she was inspired by a vision of female empowerment when designing the clothing. She told the Guardian newspaper backstage: “I was…

Jessie J drinks chickpea juice for voice

Jessie J has revealed she drinks a bizarre concoction of chickpeas and garlic to maintain her singing voice. The ‘It’s My Party’ hit-maker has revealed her unusual method for looking after her vocal chords, explaining that she regularly guzzles down a concoction of liquid vegetables. She told The Sun newspaper: “I boil down chickpeas and…

Alexa Chung: weight criticism is unfair

Alexa Chung wishes people would stop speculating about her slim frame and claiming she sets a bad example for young girls. She is fed up with criticism about her size. The presenter was horrified to discover photographs of her naturally slender frame were being used as ‘thinsipiration‘ for women with eating disorders, yet doesn’t understand…

Arcade Fire make dance album

Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry claims the band’s new album is a “dance” record. Arcade Fire claims ‘Reflektor’ is a dance album that belongs in a “really clear little world of its own”. The ‘Ready to Start’ band’s latest record is a huge double album, and the band believe they have created a body of work…

Amanda Seyfried flattered by Givenchy role

Amanda Seyfried admits being chosen to star in Givenchy’s Very Irrésistible fragrance ads has made her feel more confident and feminine. Amanda Seyfried says becoming the face of Givenchy’s Very Irrésistible perfume is a “confidence boost”. The ‘Lovelace’ actress was honoured to follow in the footsteps of Liv Tyler and be invited to star in the…

Mumford and Sons go on hiatus

Mumford & Sons are taking some “considerable” time off from music after completing their ‘Babel’ world tour. Mumford & Sons are going on hiatus. The indie-folk band have decided to take some much-needed time off following a hectic year touring in support of their latest album ‘Babel’ and will now take a “considerable” amount of time…