National Ice Cream Pie Day!
News of the Day:
+ Bella Hadid posed nude for the latest issue of Vogue Paris. The model posted a censored version of the photo on Instagram, and further expressed her gratitude for photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for "opening my eyes to a new art form." She finished off the caption with the body-positive hashtag #LoveYourBody.
#Freeingthenipple for our French Vogue cover with my brothers @mertalas & @macpiggott Thank you for opening my eyes to a new art form I love You! Thank you for the opportunity and experience @emmanuellealt @vogueparis and everyone for your support #LoveYourBody
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+ Oprah and Ava DuVernay star on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's August issue. The cover story features exclusive portraits of cast members from DuVernay's upcoming series, Queen Sugar, and includes a poignant discussion between the powerhouse duo on topics including Selma, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the importance of inclusion instead of diversity.
+ Naomi Campbell has been tapped by VFiles to mentor upcoming designers for this season's runway show. Young Thug, Jerry Lorenzo, Pat McGrath, and Mel Ottenberg will also lend their industry wisdom.
+ Adwoa Aboah is no stranger to using her platform to encourage discussions regarding mental health, sex, and body image. In an interview for i-D's Female Gaze series, the 24-year-old model and actress opened up about her own struggles with depression and addiction, as well as creating Gurls Talk, an online space for girls in need of someone to talk to.
+ Say goodbye to all of your social plans this fall, because three new Harry Potter e-books are coming this September. Though J.K. Rowling hasn't officially confirmed the release, major retailers including Barnes & Noble and Amazon have listed the pending books as written by Rowling.
Deal of the Day:
SWELL, Buff Monster, and Rusty have teamed up in a triple-threat collaboration for an exclusive capsule line featuring Despicable Me minions. Models Jay Alvarrez and Alexis Ren star in the Lost In Paradise campaign, which features an array of jeans, shirts, and bathing suits in a Minion-inspired colorway. The minions are back, and trendier than ever before. Shop the collection here.
Advice of the Day:
"be easy. take your time. you are coming home. to yourself." —Nayyirah Waheed
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