Zara Apologizes for Collection with similarity to Nazi Prison Camp Clothes

Zara has released quite a controversial collection for children. The famous retailer actually decided to redraw from sale this collection, as it comes with too many similarities to Nazi prison camp clothes.  

The decision to redraw this collection from sale came after a huge wave of criticism was launched on Zara, saying that the designs released by the retailer in sale resemble the uniforms that were worn by inmates in Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust. Naturally, this is quite a serious accusation and Zara did not wait for too long to have the models out of sale. 

The new design was aimed to be worn by children aged 3 months to 3 years. They featured horizontal stripes with a six-pronged yellow star over the left breast. This yellow badge, along with the combination of stripes looks just too much like prisoner uniforms, even though, naturally this was not the intention that Zara had. 

Zara did not only chose to redraw the items from its stores and website, but the retailer also apologized for the incidents. “The item in question has now been removed from sale. The garment was inspired by the classic Western films, but we now recognize that the design could be seen as insensitive and apologize sincerely for any offence caused to our customers,” a statement posted on Twitter revealed. 

The top for kids was priced $14.50 and was produced in Turkey. At the time when it was redrawn by Zara, the item was available for purchase at the online store of the retailer, in several countries. Reports reveal that the item was available in sale in Israel, as well. 

This is not the first time when an item released by Zara manages to cause controversy. Apparently, the famous company found itself in a similar situation just a few weeks ago, when the brand had to take its new White is the New Black T-shirt from sale, due to racial offensive. Maybe Zara has made some mistakes, but the Spanish retailer is quite willing to do anything it can to stop the controversy. 

Olivia Wilde Poses Breastfeeding Otis

Olivia Wilde is without a doubt a happy mother. The famous actress actually decided to pose with her baby boy. Olivia can be seen in the September issue of Glamour magazine breastfeeding her baby. 

Glamour magazine will feature a photo of Olivia Wilde, breastfeeding her 3 month old baby boy. Her right breast is exposed, as the actress feeds her baby. “Being shot with Otis is so perfect because any portrait of me right now isn’t complete without my identity as a mother being a part of that. Breastfeeding is the most natural thing,” the star told the magazine. 

Naturally, the pic is as controversial as possible and not everyone agrees with the fact that Olivia chose to have this one of a kind pictorial. “I don’t know. Now it feels like Otis should always be on my breast. It felt like we were capturing that multifaceted woman we’ve been discussing—that we know we can be. You can be someone who is at once maternal and professional and sexy and self-possessed,” Olivia Wilde said. 

Olivia gave birth to her beautiful baby on April 20. However, this does not mean that the star will put her career on hold. Olivia revealed that she will soon start to work with Martin Scorsese at a new HBO series. Olivia said that she will actually remain focused on her career. She learned that from her mom. “My mom is such a badass working mother. That inspired me when I was pregnant,” the Hollywood star revealed. 

In fact, Olivia Wilde went on to add that she actually does not plan to “sacrifice myself because I was becoming a mother.” Apparently, the actress has her own plans to share her time between her baby and her career. 

When it comes to her baby’s dad, Olivia said that she is engaged, but no details linked to the wedding have been made public at this point. Olivia claimed that the couple actually needs to find the time to put everything together for their wedding. However, the star is not in a hurry to make this step. She actually said that having a child is a more important commitment than that. 

Victoria Beckham donates more than 600 Clothing Items for Charity

If you always wanted to wear something that was once used by Victoria Beckham, this is the right time to make your purchase. The famous star has decided to donate more than 600 clothing items for charity. This includes objects from the Spice Girls era and much more. 

This is not the first time when Victoria makes a donation to help the ones in need. In fact, the star previously donated a series of her designer shoes, all to raise funds to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Any fan can take part at the huge sale that Victoria is now planning. Maybe, they will be able to purchase something great. 

For this project, Victoria will work with The Outnet, who will help the star sell over 600 pieces from her wardrobe. The money obtained this way will go to Mothers2mothers. This is a charity that aims to help mothers who are living with HIV. 

Apparently, Victoria Beckham is quite happy with the way things turned. In fact, the star had a wonderful time going through her wardrobe. “I laughed a lot when we were going through my wardrobe, as the pieces hold so many happy memories for me, David and the children,” Victoria said. “A lot of the clothes have been specially designed for me by the most talented designers, and I’ve loved wearing them, however I feel it’s someone else’s turn to enjoy them,” her statement added. 

The sale will last for no less than five days. It will start on August 20, so fans should be ready to make the important purchase. Fans who purchase these clothing items will get the chance to dress like their favorite star. 

”Excited to announce the charity sale of my clothing archive with @TheOutnet to support @M2MTweets (sic)” Victoria said in a Twitter post. The star added that for her it is very important to raise money for this charity, which she is very impressed with. Victoria said that she just wanted to help them after meeting the women who founded this charity, who are the “most remarkable women I have ever met.”

Britney Spears Releases New Perfume Fantasy Stage Edition

Britney Spears is still committed to her work and projects. The star has just released a new perfume, Fantasy Stage Edition. This new fragrance is a spinoff of her popular Fantasy scent. Britney Spears has released her first fragrance back in 2004, named Curious. The newly released perfume will be the 16th for Britney Spears. 

Britney decided to reveal some details about her new perfume on Instagram. “Coming soon…Fantasy Stage Edition! Same amazing scent, special limited ed bottle inspired by my fave performances,” the popular star wrote on her account. Actually, Fantasy has been an amazing success for Britney, so there is no wonder that the singer is willing to release something new when it comes to this product. 

The last perfume that Britney released hit stores in October. The fragrance came in some special bottles, as the famous singer wanted to make her fans feel really special. So, the bottles came with a special thank you message from the singer to her fans. “10 hugs and 10 kisses”, “To my sweet scented fans for a decade of love” and “You are my inspiration” are some of the messages that could be read on the bottles. Some of the bottles actually featured the names of some of Britney’s most devoted fans from around the world. 

Well, this is not all that Britney Spears has to reveal now. The famous singer and perfume creator announced the release of a new lingerie line via Instagram, on Wednesday. This actually is a signature collection of intimate and bedroom wear for ladies. The singer claimed that this line of products is so sexy that everyone will be impressed. 

“Coming very soon… The Intimate Collection, by yours truly. Just a peek at what’s to come. xo,”  Britney Spears wrote on her Instagram. Most likely, there are millions of fans who are waiting anxiously to see this new collection hit both stores and online shops. 

So, Britney is working at both a new perfume and a new lingerie line. These new products are expected to be huge hits for the famous and talented singer. 

Katie Holmes Gets Topless for Glamour Magazine

Katie Holmes has decided to take some unique pics. The beautiful actress went topless for the August issue of Glamour magazine. Katie surely looks absolutely impressive. 

In the pic featured on the cover of Glamour Magazine, Katie is shown wearing a pair of high-waistap ted jeans and a tan belt, around her waist. Katie looks absolutely beautiful. In fact, Katie looks like a supermodel, the beautiful actress being in perfect body shape. 

Katie claimed that she is really comfortable in jeans and maybe this is the reason why she looks so great. “I feel like I can really do anything when I’m in them,” Katie Holms explained. It may be hard to believe that Katie is a mom, as the beautiful actress really looks amazing. 

Still, the former wife of popular Hollywood star Tom Cruise claimed that she actually is very much focused on motherhood right now. This is the reason why the star is not that much interested in dating. In fact, Katie shares her time between her daughter and her career. Currently, the star is working at the movie The Giver, in which she stars alongside Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Taylor Swift. 

Actually, Katie claimed to be really happy that she had the possibility to work with Meryl Streep. “Being in a movie with Meryl Streep was a huge dream come true,” the beautiful actress said. “When the cameras rolled, she was spot-on and such a pro. It was just a thrill to walk on set with her,” Katie Holmes explained. 

Katie Holms also explained that the most important thing in her life now is being a mom. The star said that the time spent with her 8-year old means a lot to her. “I didn’t know how much love I had in me. It’s overwhelming. Every day I discover more about this spectacular human being I get to be the mother of,” Katie recently said. The actress divorced Tom Cruise two years ago. 

Well, fans should know that the August issue of Glamor magazine will actually be available on stands starting with July 15.

Woman Stars Worldwide Beauty Campaign with a Selfie

Selfies have become extremely popular nowadays. Everyone posts self-photos on their social media accounts, so this is quite a trend. A woman has decided to join this trends in a beauty campaign that is becoming extremely debated. 

Esther Honig is the woman who shared a photo of herself wearing no makeup. The woman sent the photo to 25 countries and asked people to make her beautiful, with the use of Photoshop. This became now an amazingly powerful campaign on what beauty really means. 

So, people from all over the world took the picture and changed it according to their own standards of beauty. From changing her skin tone, to her cheekbones, the changes were varied. However, the beautiful lady claimed that the most shocking changes she had seen came from nowhere else than the United States. 

The campaign led to an interesting conclusion, which Esther Honig decided to share. She said that people from all over the world have a different perspectives on what beauty is and what it means. So, there is no universal standard of beautiful and there is no eye of the Photoshop user. People have different perspectives and naturally they can only be shown through their decisions. Beauty really is different in the eye of the beholder. 

Esther Honig is 25 years old. When she started this project, she surely did not expect for her photo and the entire campaign to go viral. The results of this project simply reflect the personal choice and the cultural influences of each individual, marked in the changes that Photoshopers have made to the original picture. While Esther was quite surprised with the results she had seen, the fact is that it was expected for her picture to be totally changed. 

Alexander Wang to Create a Collection for H&M

Alexander Wang will be linked to an H&M collection. The collaboration is expected to be quite impressive, including both clothing and accessories. The collaboration was confirmed by the designer on his Instagram. 

The collaboration will feature men’s and women’s range. Alexander Wang is just the latest designer to create a collection for H&M. It seems that the new collection will go on sale in stores at the beginning of November. So, if you want to purchase an item from the H&M collection designed by Alexander Wang you will probably have to wait until November 6. 

The collection is said to include a series of interesting items. Men’s and women’s clothing and accessories will be featured in the new line. With this release, Alexander Wang will join a list of many impressive fashion giants who have worked with H&M. This includes Versace, Karl Lagerfeld, but also Stella McCartney and even Matthew Williamson. 

Naturally, Alexander Wang was quite happy to be linked to this new project. “I am honored to be a part of H&M’s designer collaboration,” the famous designer said. “The work with their team is an exciting, fun process.” Wang added. Moreover, Wang claimed that H&M is a very good company to work with. 

“They are very open to pushing boundaries and to set a platform for creativity. This will be a great way for a wider audience to experience elements of the Alexander Wang brand and lifestyle,” Wang said according to the Daily Mail. 

Alexander Wang enjoys quite a great success, as it just seems that the famous designer knows what people want to wear. Wang made the official announcement on the collaboration with H&M on Sunday. The designer said that it has actually been quite difficult for him to keep this confidential, but he is very happy to finally be able to talk about this collaboration. 

So, the collaboration between Alexander Wang and H&M is expected to be great and interesting. As Wang already showed a lot of enthusiasm to work at this project, we can only expect to see something great from this collaboration. 

Strangers Kissing in Video are Actors and Models

The cute French kiss video that showed strangers meeting and kissing for the first time has impressed many people. However, it seems that the strangers shown in the video are actors and models in a clothing ad. 

The clip has already made sensation on the Internet, being liked and shared by thousands of people. What impressed viewers is the fact that everything seemed very real. The YouTube clip lasts 3 minutes and is entitled First Kiss

The clip is directed by Tatia Pilieva, who gathered 20 strangers, who kiss each other for the first time. The clip attracted over 14 million views, while viewers actually had absolutely no idea that they were watching actors and models. 

The clip was made part of a campaign for clothing company Wren Studio. After the news broke, revealing that the people in the clip are actors, it was claimed that the producers staged the whole thing. However, the company defended itself saying that these people were really strangers and they met there for the first time. 

Some people started to believe that it was fake when they first saw the name of the actors, which included actors Karim Saleh, Matthew Carey, Jill Larson, Corby Griesenbeck, Elisabetta Tedla, Luke Cook, and Marianna Palka. The models featured in the clip are Natalia Bonifacci, Ingrid Schram, and Langley Fox. Musicians Z Berg of The Like, Damian Kulash of OK Go, Justin Kennedy of Army Navy, singer Nicole Simone, and singer-actress Soko were featured in the video, as well, but they were also responsible with the music that can be heard in the background. 

The video was launched only 2 days ago and was already watched by more than 2 million people. The clip is beautiful and passionate, so there is no wonder that so many people liked it. The adorable video melts the heart, showing how passion can occur easily through a simple kiss. 

The filmmaker claimed that none of the people featured in the video were paid for the advertisement. So, while some still believe in the authenticity of this video, others seem to think that it was all directed by its producers.

Kim Kardashian Reveals Kids Fashion Line

Apparently, Kim Kardashian is working at a new project. The star confirmed to be releasing a kids fashion line, Kardashian Kids

Kardashian Kids is on the way, the new fashion line for children being designed by the star following the birth of her baby. However, Kim revealed that the idea came when Kourtney was pregnant with Penelope. 

“It was mainly Kourtney who was the inspiration, but as I got pregnant, I started to chime in….Until you have your own child, you don’t realize how important it is for fabrics to be extra soft and accessible,” Kim Kardashian explained. 

So, this is not only Kim’s project, but at this new fashion line Kim will actually work with Khloe and Kourtney. The line will feature exclusive clothing for baby girls, as Kim revealed. The designs are going to include dresses, but also jackets and blankets. 

It surely seems that Nori, Kim’s daughter will have an impressive collection of her mom’s designs to wear. Actually, Nori has already been spotted in some adorable clothes that most likely are part of the new collection that her mom is set to release. 

The new mom explained that she appreciates the time that she and Nori spend together and she actually cherishes every moment when getting her baby dressed. Kim went further to say that she actually imagined many items from this collection for her baby. 

“Now, as a mom, I cherish the time my baby and I spend together getting her dressed. The items in this collection are exactly what I have imagined for her,” Kim said. The star also added that her grandmother had a baby clothes store, so she adores baby fashion from a young age. 

Kourtney also said that since she is a mom now she understands what moms look for when it comes to clothing for their babies.

It seems that the three sisters wanted the fashion collection for babies to be very affordable for their fans, so items can be found in sale at a price range between $15 and $30. The collection is going to include items for babies up to 2 years old. 

The collection will be available at Babies R Us stores and starting with March 15 fans will be able to buy their favorite items online. Since the collection features some cute designs for the little ones, there is no wonder that it is expected to be a success.

Cara Delevingne and Mulberry Release Handbags Collection

It seems that Cara Delevingne and Mulberry have decided to join forces with the purpose to release a beautiful handbags collection. The fashionable collection has already been presented. 

It seems that working with Mulberry has always been a dream for Cara Delevingne, dream that has just become true. The beautiful collection already received positive reviews, so it is expected to be a great success. 

The collection was released under the name of Mulberry Cara Delevingne collection, which actually comes in three sizes: mini, large and medium. The colors on which the designs are focused as emerald green, cobalt and grey. 

Both Cara and Mulberry been extremely happy with their collaboration. In fact, Mulberry praised Cara, saying that she is an amazingly talented person. 

“Mulberry is delighted to announce a creative collaboration with Cara Delevingne, an iconic British model, up and coming actress and music maker. Cara is internationally renowned for her unique style. She is much loved for her quirky spirit and ‘joie de vivre’ and is a leading light of the fashion and entertainment worlds,” Mulberry said in their statement. 

The statement added that to “Mulberry she epitomises the brand values of British heritage combined with London cool. Cara and Mulberry have worked together to create a collection of bags,” which indicates that they have great appreciation for the talented model. 

The 21 year old model was extremely happy with her role in this collection, telling her fans that it is not only her name put there, but she actually had a very important active role in the release of the handbags line. 

In fact, when talking with the Telegraph, Cara said that she actually hates when celebrities associate their name with a certain fashion project, without bringing an active contribution to it. “I don’t ever want to do anything I don’t have a connection with. Mulberry was the first bag I was ever given. Before that it was always fabric bags from India. I loved that bag and wore it to death,” the beautiful model claimed. 

This is not the first time when Cara works with Mulberry. Actually, she previously collaborated with the fashion brand as a model. The star was featured in the Fall/Winter collection of 2013, but also in the Spring/Summer 2014 campaigns of the company. 

How successful the new collection will be is yet to discover. However, it surely seems that both the critics and the audience have appreciated the ideas and the work that came from this collaboration. 

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