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Nasty Gal are fast becoming the queens of collaborations, and this latest one has got us falling over the fashionista involved. It's only Dua Lipa's insanely stylish little sister.

Rising star and long-time fan of the brand, Rina Lipa has curated a summer collection with the international e-tailer, featuring her summer favourites. 

What are her summer favourites have immediately become ours, because they're so damn gorgeous; From oversized acid wash denim and bralets to crop tops and urban tracksuit chic, we're sold.

The 18-year-old joined forces to work on the summer capsule campaign and product direction, working closely with the buying team to edit and self-style the best looks possible.

Did we mention she did this while sitting her A-Levels? The gal really knows how to multi-task. With a cool 659,000 Instagram followers to her name, she's looking to break into the acting world.

Nasty Gal was inspired by Rina's own laid-back style, and 1990s nostalgia. The range features androgynous oversized blazers with fierce tailoring, bralets, badass ripped denim, casual biker shorts and floral mini-dresses.

The youngster's eclectic personal style embodies the confident and carefree attitude of the clothing line itself, featuring hero pieces updated with mesh crop tops, embroidered dresses and oversized denim.

Speaking about her collaboration, Rina said;

“I loved working with Nasty Gal and the incredible dream team that helped this all come together. Exploring Venice Beach and LA with them for my first time there was surreal."

She told Miss Vogue: "I had never been to LA so it felt really authentic to keep the Nasty Gal origins in the place we shot. Everyone was really nice so it was a really comfortable environment."

Shot at Venice Beach by Felisha Tolentino, the clothes give the vibe of 90s hip-hop, reminiscent of the late Aaliyah's iconic looks. 

"I think the collection is quite versatile for everyone," Rina told Miss Vogue.

"I think people could pair it with different things. It doesn’t have to be the whole outfit. But people have different senses of style, and they could also wear it completely."

"With age and being surrounded by different influences, now I go for a more baggy look, more urban, more colourful… I’m always a bit overdressed but that’s me."

The product ranges from €10 up to €60 and is available in UK sizes 6-22, so anyone and everyone can get involved in Rina's introduction to the fashion world.

Born in London to Kosovan-Albanian parents, the sister of Grammy-winning artist Dua Lipa is heavily inspired by her older sibling's fierce style. 

Dua's got her clothes organised in her own calendar, with a huge amount of designers chasing her up. Does Rina ever raid her sister's wardrobe though? You'd have to do it.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"I go in… and it’s just the best thing ever. I think it happened even before Dua started her career. I would go in and steal all her clothes and, as we’ve got a five-year gap, when I wore her clothes I felt older, I felt like I could go hang out with her friends," she said.

It's definitely not the last we'll be seeing of Rina, seeing as she's just begun accepting acting roles.

Her career is about to blow up, just like her style. 

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By now, all of society have adjusted to constantly seeing mannequins looking the exact same, with very slim form and usually white.

However, sportswear brand Nike have debuted their plus-size para-sport mannequins in their London flagship store, and has been applauded for this inclusive step.

Their first plus-size clothing range debuted in 2017, offering customers sizes up to 3X. The Oxford Street shop has unveiled its new women's floor exclusively for female athletes.

Nike’s GM/VP for Women in EMEA, Sarah Hannah, said:

“With the incredible momentum in women’s sport right now, the re-designed space is just another demonstration of Nike’s commitment to inspiring and serving the female athlete.

“This is more than a shopping experience, it’s a destination to celebrate sport just in time for an incredible summer of football, netball, athletics and more," Hannah added,

The brand's choice to use a variety of body sizes in its mannequin range has been met with phenomenal praise. The new women's section also has bra fittings and leggings adjustments, so sport can be for everyone and every body type.

With the internet increasingly editing and filtering images of themselves and their bodies, seeing authenticity in clothing modelling is incredibly important.

Any honest depictions of the female body in fashion is a rarity, so we are hugely impressed with Nike's new women's floor.

Celebrating diversity in sport allows anyone to take part in activities of exercise, for their health as well as for social reasons. Giving plus-sized people this space is beyond amazing.

The average mannequin measures, according to The Guardian, are 6ft in height, with a 34in bust, 24in waist, and 34in hips. Not very realistic, is it?

This makes Nike the first brand to use realistic mannequins, and last year Missguided displayed mannequins of varying ethnicities and possessing stretchmarks and vitiligo.

Let's keep up the momentum of demanding real-life bodies in the media, in beauty and in fashion. No airbrush, no editing, and no bullsh*t.

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It is hard to believe that it’s been an entire year since we found out about Kate Spade’s passing. The world was stunned when news broke that the 55-year-old died by suicide on June 5, 2018.

The passing of the designer sparked a vital conversation about mental health, highlighting the fact that anyone can suffer and struggle, no matter what they have. Her company has continued to highlight the importance of providing support for those suffering from mental health issues by donating to numerous charities.

Kate Spade New York have vowed to match donations to The Jed Foundation. They will match donations up to $100,000.

They have also generously given grants to mental health organisations Fountain House and Didi Hirsch.

In honour of Kate’s anniversary, they shared a heartfelt tribute on Twitter.

They wrote: “She was smart, chic, artful, witty, charming, trailblazing, gracious & so much more.

“Kate Spade inspired millions of women to stand out in a crowd. We honor the life of our visionary founder and all the joy and beauty she brought into this world. Her vision inspires us every day,” they added.

The anniversary of Kate Spade has encouraged her fans to reach out to their loved ones to remind them they’re not alone in their struggles.

Showing one another that there is support out there makes a difference. It shows those who are struggling that they are not fighting this battle alone.

Kate is survived by her husband Andy and their 14-year-old daughter Frances.

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If you're looking for designer desserts and sweet treats in a lavish location? Of course you are.

The Westbury is heralding the return of the National College of Art and Design-inspired Afternoon Tea, as long term supporters of arts, design fashion and culture.

Cakes and pastries which will be served at the luxurious Gallery restaurant have been created through the kaleidoscope of NCAD fashion students, and they look earth-shatteringly good.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nestled between Dublin's creative quarter and elegant Grafton Street, the decadent Westbury hotel is the capital's premier luxury location and member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Renowned for its commitment to supporting the arts, the Westbury is now celebrating five years of their partnership with the National College of Art and Design by launching their most fashionable Afternoon Tea to date.

These artistic cakes and treats will be available for a limited period, and guests of the serene Gallery can sample exquisitely designed desserts from rising stars in design,

Executive Pastry Chef at The Westbury, Ray Encarnacion, has skilfully made the presentation and was clearly inspired by the style and intricate detail of each fashion look.

Fashion design: Ciara Allen

The impressive orange outfit is infused with vibrant colour and was created by Ciara Allen. Ray was influenced to draw upon the bold colour choice by sculpting a sumptuous pistachio Bavaroise, hazelnut sable, and khalua fluid gel. 

Fashion design: Dora Oduro

Dora Oduro Newman's gorgeous dark design encompasses an oversize black dress with dupion silk embellishment and rivet studs, inspired by her multi-cultural experience.

As a result, Ray made a striking black and gold tartlet, with cherry gel, chocolate mousse and delish peach custard. We are shaking with the sugar cravings right about now.

Fashion designer: Gabrielle Malone

The all-white creation by Gabrielle Malone was inspired by fishermen's work attire and tools, and translates as a delicate Verrine made of white chocolate cremeux.

That gorgeous orange colour is passion fruit jelly, mixed with white chocolate and coconut-whipped ganache. Heaven help us.

Fashion design: Una King

Bivouac, Una King's poncho design, is based on the concept of temporary encampment. Ray created the stunning, elegant cake with delicious and light beer sponge, strawberry mousse, yoghurt cremeux and citrus Italian meringue.

The flavours…someone pick our jaws up off the floor please.

If you are what you eat, does that make us artists?

Designer: Elizabeth Omowumi

Last but not least, Elizabeth Omowumi’s voluminous hooded design is an oversized African print laser-cut jacket with knit cuffs, over a colourful African print-petaled shirt with knit collar.

Ray created a vibrant choux from blueberry compôte and lavender pastry cream to bring the style to edible life.

The pastry chef described how he crafted the unique array of desserts, explaining how rewarding the experience was:

"Meeting with the designers in their NCAD fashion studio and choosing from their amazing creations, deciding which would translate best as a dessert was an unusual but exciting opportunity for me.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"There’s always a fine balance to be struck between how the cakes and pastries resemble the designers work, and how this will be interpreted by our guests," Encarnacion added.

"Gaining an insight into the students’ inspiration behind the designs was crucial to the interpretation of the designs, and I hope the designers and guests alike are pleased with the end result”

Guests can enjoy the bespoke NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea for just €55 per person, or €70 per person with Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut or Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé.

If you want the full shebang with Dom Pérignon Champagne, the Afternoon Tea will cost a total of €90…it's totally worth it in our humble opinion.

The NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea is available from June 7 until mid-September, but book in advance on their website to ensure a spot. 

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Pride month is one of the greatest, and most colourful times of the year: Fashion needs to follow suit.

The entire month represents the LGBTQ+ communities around the world showing strength and defiance in the face of hate and discrimination, and with their strength comes rainbow flags, glitter and a welcoming atmosphere.

Online retailers boohoo and boohooMAN have created an exclusive collection just in time for Pride, which launched globally this week.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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'Love Without Limits' is all about empowering and celebrating the queer community by offering designs which appeal to people from all walks of life, no matter who they love.

A wide range of trend-led designs were inspired by the idea of unity and standing together. Loving one another ultimately makes a more accepting world, and slogan prints embody this messaging this year,

T-shirts with the words; 'Validity’, ‘Unity’, ‘Proud To Be’ and most importantly ‘Love Without Limits’ are all available for those inside and outside the queer community.

The range features over 100 pieces spanning hats, jewellery, shoes and other accessories, as well as colour-pop clothing and slogan t-shirts.

There are some gorgeous tie-dye outfits, festival tops, block colours and cropped clothing pieces for you to enjoy, with stripes being incorporated to reflect the inclusion of the colours within the new Pride flag.

There are pieces for those who want to make a bold statement, but also more subtle styles. We absolutely adore these unisex multi-coloured denim jackets:

You may have noticed that the male model in the incredible campaign is Shae Pulver, a rising star influencer who is part of the LGBTQ+ community.

CEO of boohooMAN, Samir Kamani, commented on the launch of their Pride collection:

“Both boohoo and boohooMAN are proud to come together again to create their third Pride collection. We believe as a brand that diversity and inclusion are to be celebrated and what better time to celebrate self-love than during Pride."

The products are available in sizes XS – XXL and ranges from €5 – €45 and 10 percent of all profits will be divided between OutRight Action International and the LGBT Foundation.

OutRight Action International fight to protect and advance the dignity and human rights of LGBTQ+ people around the world.

Founded in 1990, OutRight strengthen queer communities through trainings and grants, holds governments accountable and prove through data that discrimination has very real consequences. 

LGBT Foundation is a national charity which offers advice, support and important information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. Both charities are working to secure a safe, healthy and equal future for all LGBTQ+ people.

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Kendall Jenner's anticipated appearance in Cannes yesterday predicatably stunned the crowd, with a breathtaking pink tulle gown stealing the show.

The supermodel wore a strapless, voluminous, tiered dress for the amfAR Gala during the elite French film festival, and the dress brought ALL the drama.

Featuring a high-low hem with a long train, she later detached it to reveal a mini version of the gown. We love versatility, and this embodies it.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Normally we'd always assume that everything a Kardashian/Jenner dons is simply for the rich folk of society to enjoy, and we'll slowly retreat to Penneys or our local charity shop.

As it turns out, the dress can actually be bought in H&M, of all places. The gown is part of couture designer Giambattista Valli's limited-edition collection with the high street brand.

The mini-version, and eight other looks, will be available to shop on H&M's website and in select stores on May 25 (tomorrow) as a pre-drop.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The full collection will launch on November 7, and Kendall has caused a furore of excitement to erupt after showing off the beautiful item. The capsule will also include ready-to-wear, accessories and menswear. 

Paris-based Giambattista Valli is a master of beauty and sophistication, and now you can pop into H&M and say you've flaunted the same outfit as Kendall Jenner.

The limited edition of nine looks, as well as a few accessories, will go live in selected stores and online at the end of this year, and the countdown has officially begun.

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Boohoo always know how to serve us eye-catching looks, and their newest Premium collection has majorly stepped up their glamour game.

Featuring a rising star of the modelling world Delilah Belle Hamlin, the campaign sees the 20-year-old collaborate with the iconic fashion label for a 54 piece capsule collection.

Each eye-catching design is party-ready and embodies feminine chic. The youngster's parents are famous actors Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin, so she must have inherited the glamorous diva vibe.  

Delilah Belle flaunts the latest collection perfectly, showing off the array of sexy jumpsuits, floral printed trousers, lace and ruffled dresses and feather-detailed outfits with a pout we can all be jealous of.

The 54-piece collection is available in sizes two-to-10, and ranges from €37 to €94, so it won't break the bank to look this good. 

Left: Premium Hand Embellished Tassel Mini Dress €75 (down from €108)
Right: Premium Bandeau Lace Tiered Skater Dress €37 (down from €54)
Left: Premium Floral Print Satin Blazer Jacket €37 (down from €54)
Premium floral Print Satin Frill Hem Short €23 (down from €34)
 Right: Premium Lace Flared Sleeve Blazer Dress €37 (down from €54)
Left: Premium Feather Trim Cupped Bralet €23 (down from €34)
Right: Premium Lace Back Detail Tiered Skater Dress €32 (down from €47)
Left: Premium Hand Embellished Long Sleeve Mini Dress €75 (down from €108)
Right: Premium Hand Embellished Off The Shoulder Mini Dress €75 (down from €108)

You're always ready for the weekend when you're sporting any of these killer outfits.

We can't decide which dress to buy, maybe we'll just settle for all of them? 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This definitely won't be the last we see of young up-and-comer Delilah Rose, she's got the modelling gene in the family.

Boohoo currently has a massive site-wide sale on, with up to 60 percent off everything. Grab some of Delilah's chic pieces for the most affordable price if you head over to Boohoo's website now.

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Style is literally part of Harry's namesake, so it's no surprise the chap can seemingly pull off ANY item of clothing. Apparently pigs are accepted as his co-models now, alert the farmers.

The former One Direction band member has become immersed in the fashion world since going solo, and has now starred in three luxurious Gucci tailoring campaigns.

The latest campaign somehow proves that Harry Styles can make any prop fashion, even farm animals. A very lucky pig joined Harry on the photo-shoot in order to show off it's posing, we assume.

Styles recently made a splash at the Met Gala as the event co-chair, alongside Serena Williams and Anna Wintour. He showed up decked out in Gucci, with a nipple-freeing sheer black ruffle shirt and patent oxford heels.

Oh, he also accessorised with a pearl earring, because he's literally art. The Sweet Creature singer makes the latest Gucci images look like a modern-day Renaissance painting.

We WISH we were that pig. It's like Noah's Ark, but make it fashion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In the previous two campaigns, Harry reinvented the word 'broody'; posing in an English fish and chip shop and Italian garden landscape. In the 2019 campaign, the settings play on the fashion house's eclectic aesthetic.

It's a good thing he's an actor as well as a musician. He looks like he's been left on hold in one of those images, who would put Harry Styles on hold? The neck? Someone call 911.

Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2019 men’s tailoring collection offers a whole new lens on formalwear. Creative director Alessandro Michele’s vision challenges how men wear the conventional suit, adding colour pops and modernity to the clothing.

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Harry seems excellent at cradling small animals. We've never been jealous of a lamb before, but here we are.

This time, it's a pig and some office supplies that join him in front of the camera. His own style evolution is reflected in the imagery, with anticipation for his second solo album building and a new chapter of his life being written.

"It's time to try something new and hopefully shock and inspire in a different way," Lambert said. "I know the fans love his outfits, so hopefully they will love what’s to come."

The word that comes to mind is definitely: Extra. 

Feature image: Harmony Korine/Vogue

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Tying the knot this year?

Don't want to spend a load of cash on the big day?

Then Penneys is here to save the day. 

They have everything a bride-to-be could want – from gorgeous lace underwear to cute sleep masks to stunning pyjamas.

And everything is under twenty quid. 

But don't wait around, as the range is only available in stores and is sure to sell out as wedding season approaches. 

Embellished Body, €18

 

'Bride-to-be' Perfume, €2.50

 

Ivory Rose Gold Pad Slip, €18

 

Comes with  top in Babydoll set, €13
Champagne Foil Lace Body, €16

 

White Lace Up Bra, €12
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According to GQ, boot-cut jeans are all set for a major comeback, and we have no idea how we're feeling right now tbh. People have thoughts… bad thoughts…

Over a decade ago, both men and women were wearing flared-style jeans 24/7, and boot-cut denim officially hit the mainstream. This was a time where even the ugliest items were considered fashion, e.g. Ed Hardy and Von Dutch.

That being said, who are we to judge? Our era is one of UGG boots, the dreaded 'athleisure' (tracksuits and sports leggings as fashion) and jeans with cut outs just below the booty area. 

The silhouette essentially disappeared from fashion after a few cycles, and then skinny jeans become the token item of denim furore, and more recently by baggy styles in alternate shapes and sizes.

Nostalgia comes and goes, as we have learned recently by the onslaught of 1990s comebacks from Westlife, Boyzone and the Spice Girls.

Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasalia has included the boot-cut jean in the brand’s spring lookbook, which roughly translates to the fact that a COMEBACK is in sight. *Shivers*

The reaction to this controversial apparel news has been quite hilarious, with reigning Queen of Twitter Chrissy Teigen even making a quip;

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eww #chrissyteigen #bootcutjeans #commentsbychrissy #commentsbychrissyteigen

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It's not hard to see why Gvasalia may have chosen the current designer climate to resurrect the style of denim, 2018 has seen a total pants revolution within menswear especially.

Contemporary cargo pants, pleated trousers and blinged-up chinos are proving that men are willing to step out of their couture comfort zone.

Gvasalia is the major designer who has elevated the bulky dad sneaker into a high-fashion item, so if anyone is capable of reviving the trend and somehow making it less of a faux pas, it's this talented man.

The designer has permanently cemented his status as the one to watch for every season, purely based on unpredictability and his gift for bringing 'normcore' items back.

Twitter, however, are NOT impressed with the attempt to bring boot-cut jeans back. 

The jeans taper at the knee like your common modern-fit denim, but then flare out at the bottom of the pant leg, which allegedly seems to OFFEND certain people…

 There's still time to stop this before it gets seriously out of hand.

We propose a fashion intervention, before… God help us… LOW-CUT jeans try and make a comeback as well.

They need to die a slow death, no one wants to see that.

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Exam season is officially upon us, and while we're loving all this glorious Leaving Cert weather, we can't help but be reminded of our own experiences. 

To mark the occasion, we've a taken a little trip down memory lane and compiled a list of all the cringiest  fashion trends from the years gone by.

From Ugg boots to Kanye glasses, we've all had style moment we'd rather forget about – what's yours? 

2017 – Plastic jeans 

2016 – Emoji clothing 

2015 – Furry sliders 

2014 – The naked dress 

2013 – Wedge runners

2012 – Over-the-forehead headbands 

2011 – Drop crotch pants 

2010 – Boot sandals 

2009 – Military jackets 

2008 – Kanye sunglasses 

2007 – Low-rise jeans 

2006 – Charity wristbands 

2005 – Ugg boots with everything 

2004 – Jeans under dresses 

2003 – Von Dutch hats 

2002 – Thin scarves 

2001 – All over denim

2000 – Wearing ties as belts 

 

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There's no doubt about it; Tyra Banks changed the face of the modelling industry forever. From starting a massively successful TV show on the concept of model-hunting, to fashion lines to movies (Lifesize, anyone?), the woman is iconic.

Her star is set to rise even further, if that's even possible, because apparently she's set to open a 21,000 square foot AMUSEMENT PARK in Los Angeles about models. Seriously…Just picture the level of fierce.

We, for one, were literally obsessed with America's Next Top Model; the show spanned 24 cycles and we watched them all. The television series had a huge number of hooked fans, so her Model-Land theme park should be a success.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The woman is legit the Walt Disney of beauty.

She posted a stunning image to her Instagram, and captioned the snap; "My dream for you will soon be a reality. #ModelLand. A place where everyone can be a model. A place where all beauty is celebrated."

"I can’t wait for you to step into your light. Head over to Model-Land.com to sign up for more information." Oh, sign up we did. The veteran model recently opened ANTM for all genders, more inclusive body types, heights and rid the show's of an eligibility age limit.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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According to Model-Land's press release, the amusement park is;

"A first-of-its-kind experiential attraction, Model-land will intersect a fantasy version of the modelling world with state-of-the-art interactive entertainment, creative collaborations, curated retail, dining and special events." 

"The breakthrough new attraction is set to open in late 2019 at Macerich’s Santa Monica Place, the iconic open-air shopping, dining and entertainment destination just blocks from the beach in Santa Monica."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“I created Top Model to expand the definition of beauty based on my own pain of being told ‘no’ that I couldn’t do something because I’m curvy or I’m black. My empathy for women in general increased through the experience," Banks told Booth Moore of WWD.

Tyra continued, expressing her hope for even more expansion;

"And now with Model-land, I’m taking it ten steps forward, giving people the opportunity to engage with the elusive world by opening it up to everyone. Men, women, families, all generations can come and enter this model world for a day, have a fun shopping experience, and an eventful meal. This will be the first of many.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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As a permanent destination, visitors will be able to "step into their light" so just about anyone can be a model. Banks spoke about her Disneyland inspiration, a place she went a lot as a child; 

"There is a storyline I have been working on for a year. Anybody can enter and feel like a model,” she said about the space.

Banks, as the godmother of breaking beauty barriers, is continuing her mission to bring modelling to the masses. She really does bring the industry into the mainstream, and we love her for it.

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