Jordan Alexander Holt Renfrew Campaign + More Canadian Fashion News

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Catch up on the Canadian fashion news you might have missed this week.

From a modelling turn by one of the stars of the Gossip Girl reboot to a sustainable collection made entirely of upcycled and recycled materials, catch up on the Canadian fashion news you might have missed.

Gossip Girl’s Jordan Alexander stars in Holt Renfrew’s Spring 2021 campaign

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It’s shaping up to be a big year for Toronto-based actor and musician Jordan Alexander. In addition to fronting Holt Renfrew’s new Spring 2021 campaign in looks from fashion houses like Valentino and Bottega Veneta, the 27-year-old is one of the leads in the forthcoming HBO Max reboot of Gossip Girl. Alexander plays high school student and influencer Julien Calloway in the series which is currently filming in New York City

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Winnie Harlow Joins ‘Making the Cut’ Season 2 As a Judge

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The Canadian-Jamaican model will be joined by legendary fashion disruptor Jeremy Scott in season two of the fashion design competition.

Supermodel, self-esteem advocate and FASHION‘s November 2020 cover star, Winnie Harlow, is adding yet another title to her bio: judge on the fashion design competition Making the Cut.

In the second season of Making the Cut, hosted by Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum, the hosts and guest judges finds themselves in Los Angeles with a whole new roster of designers on a quest to create the “next big global brand.” Harlow, 26, will be helping discover them, alongside legendary fashion disruptor, stylist and Moschino designer Jeremy Scott. There’s no premier date for the upcoming season yet but like the first, viewers will be able to stream the series on Amazon Prime Video.

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Jane Fonda Golden Globes Outfit Was Right Out of Her Closet

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Plus, a few other celebs who went the sustainable route with their looks.

Last night’s Golden Globes may have essentially amounted to a three-hour Zoom call, but the WFH-ness of it all didn’t stop the celeb guests from going full glam. And while last year’s ceremony was a bit more focused on climate change (the 2020 Golden Globes took place while the devastating wildfires raged in Australia, prompting urgent calls-to-action to serve our planet better), a few celebs did opt for more sustainable options when getting dressed up for the evening last night.

Jane Fonda, who was on hand to accept the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, has been vocal about her vow to to never buy new clothes again for a couple of years now, and last night was no exception. The outspoken activist

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Glow Recipe Body Cream Is Here, Plus More Beauty News

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Catch up on the beauty news you may have missed, including the first-ever Glow Recipe body product and Detox Market’s new cleansers.

Glow Recipe launched its first-ever body product

If you’re a fan of cult favourite skincare brand Glow Recipe‘s previous watermelon-scented products (a sleeping mask, toner and, of course, the moisturizer that started it all) then you’re in luck. This week, the brand launched Watermelon Glow Pink Dream Body Cream, a creamy body lotion formulated with watermelon seed butter, hibiscus (a natural alpha hydroxy acid for smoothing and gently sloughing away dead skin cells) and hyaluronic acid. The fast-absorbing lotion leaves behind no traces of grease — just the beloved watermelon scent. The lotion was inspired by the Korean tradition of rubbing chilled watermelon rind onto skin to soothe irritation and even help cool down heat rash

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BECCA Cosmetics Closing Due to COVID-19 Losses – FASHION

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The brand that paved the way for natural, lit-from-within beauty is officially closing its doors come September 2021.

Becca Cosmetics, the brand responsible for see-them-from-space highlighted cheekbones, is the latest company to be hit hard by COVID-19. On February 24, the influential beauty brand announced it would be closing come September 2021.

With a statement shared on Instagram and its website titled “Glowing with Gratitude,” the brand lamented the devastating impact the pandemic has had “on everyone around the world on many levels,” and encouraged Becca lovers to continued to “keep illuminating your true selves.”

“At Becca, an accumulation of challenges, together with the global impact of COVID-19, has sadly been more than our business can withstand, and we have had to make the heartbreaking decision to close down the Becca brand at the end of September 2021,”

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