Posts tagged ‘Beyoncé’

January 28, 2014

joan smalls, the face of woolworths ‘studio.w’ f/w2014

01.28 Joan Smalls, Woolworths (by Denzil Jacobs)

Ranked by Models.com as the #1 model in the world, Joan Smalls arrived early this morning at Cape Town International Airport to shoot the latest Woolworths ‘Studio.W’ fall/winter 2014 collection. Smalls, 25, has appeared on the covers and pages of some of the biggest fashion magazines in the world and modeled for haut-couture brands including Gucci, Fendi, Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli and more. More recently, Smalls appeared in singer Beyonce‘s “Yonce” music video among models including Jourdan Dunn and Chanel Iman and appeared on the January 2014 cover of (American) ELLE Magazine, an issue dubbed ‘The Return of the Supermodel: It’s Joan Smalls’ cementing her status as the model to watch. This girl from Puerto Rico as walked for Victoria’s Secret along side South African born model Candice Swanepoel, who was the recent face of ‘Woolworths RE:’ Summer (and Christmas) campaigns in 2013.

01.28 Woolworths, Joan Smalls (by Denzil Jacobs)

Known for her elegant look and edgy style, Smalls is the perfect fit for the fashion-forward mood of the ‘Studio.W Winter 2014’ Collection. A self-made success, Joan is a role model for confident, stylish women all over the world.

It was such a pleasure meeting you this morning Joan, enjoy your stay in Cape Town, South Africa!

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July 1, 2013

music: mariah carey, robin thicke, kelly roland

Mariah Carey, Beautiful, Miguel, Young Jeezy, Jeezy, BET 2013, Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines, Kelly Roland, Talk A Good Game (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last night, the biggest selling female recording artist in history performed her latest single, “#Beautiful” featuring Miguel and Jeezy at the BET Awards 2013. The singer performed the latest remix of this record live, after releasing it on YouTube on Saturday night, the day before the BET Awards. In addition, Mariah and Miguel re-sung the track in Spanish and English, with the title “#Hermosa” for all her Spanish speaking fans. Click here to hear the new remixes of “#Beautiful”.

Spending another week at the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart this week, with “Blurred Lines“,  Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams celebrates their remix with rapper T.I. Performing at the BET Awards 2013 last night, Thicke ventured out into the award show audience to get everyone involved while T.I. made a cameo.

Possibly the strongest track on her new album, “Dirty Laundry” is the latest single from former Destiny’s Child singer, Kelly Roland. On the new track , Kelly sings about the jealousy she felt living in the shadow of her high-achieving former bandmate, Beyoncé, as the lyrics journey through a variety of topics.

June 9, 2013

tinsel town tidbits: beyoncé, johnny depp, jessica alba, linda cardellini

Beyonce, Johnny Depp, Jessica Alba, Linda Cardellini (by Denzil Jacobs)

Taking a break from ‘The Mrs Carter Show World Tour‘, Grammy winning 31-year-old singer, Beyoncé recently posted a stunning picture of herself with her 1 year old daughter, Ivy. Sporting a striped swimsuit with a tiny bow in her hair, little Ivy is clearly following in her mothers footsteps with style. This “Grown Woman” looks as stylish as ever with oversized sunglasses, jewelled earrings and animal print head wrap.

Jessica Alba is back on-set for her latest film sent in 1962, ‘Dear Eleanor‘, directed by Kevin Connolly. The 32 year old brunette posted a few sneak peek pics on Instagram last Thursday.

Mad Men‘s Linda Cardellini revealed on The View on Friday that she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Steven Rodriguez. “I was surprised that it was happening at that moment,” she said. “We were actually with some of the people I love most: my sister, and my cousins and one of my best friends and we were sitting, and he started getting choked up and then got on his knee. It was very beautiful.

The highest-paid actor in 2012, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award winner, Johnny Depp turns 50 today, 09 June 2013.

May 29, 2012

beyoncé live in atlantic city

Beyonce live in Atlantic City

Singer Beyoncé performed to a crowd of over 5500 fans at Revel Resorts in Atlantic City this past Saturday, her first concert since giving birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Opening with her hit “End Of Time” wearing a shimmering silver outfit and hot pink shoes, she continued her set with hits including “Crazy In Love” and “Get Me Bodied”. During her rendition of “Resentment”, the singer held back tears and sat on top of a piano when belting out “1+1“. “Y’all don’t know how hard I had to work,” Beyoncé told the crowd. “I had to lose 60 pounds. They had me on the treadmill, eating lettuce.” Singing a verse of Whitney Houston‘s “I Will Always Love You” and giving Donna Summer a shout-out when performing “Naughty Girl”, which samples Summer‘s hit “Love To Love You Baby”, B payed tribute to icons in music. “I hope y’all win a lot of money tonight,” Beyoncé said at the end of her show.

May 9, 2012

all about fashion at the met gala 2012

The Met Gala 2012, Beyonce Knowles, Lea Michele, Rihanna, Clare Danes

Fashion’s finest came out to play at the Met Gala 2012 in New York, often referred to as referred to as “fashion’s Oscars“. Beyoncé Knowles took the spotlight at the A-list event, after giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter in January, the 30-year-old’s figure looked sensational in her sheer sequin Givenchy Haute Couture gown. When asked by a reporter at the event about having more children, Beyoncé replied “I definitely want to have more. I don’t know how many. God knows I don’t know yet.” Gala chairs, Anna Wintour (editor in chief of Vogue magazine), Carey Mulligan and Muccia Prada received guests including Clare Danes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kanye West, Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, Rihanna, Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Rihanna at the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s annual ball, dressed in haute couture. Justin Timberlake, wearing a Tom Ford tuxedo attended the event with his fiancée, Jessica Biel. After a record-breaking success of ‘The Avengers’Johansson arrived in a custom Dolce & Gabbana gown, a solid gold creation to match her box-office triumph. “The dressing part was easy,” said Rihanna, running into the museum moments after the red carpet closed in a body-hugging black alligator skin Tom Ford gown with some major fingernails to match, “My nails took forever. They’re like claws.” It seems that Rihanna may have some fashion designing up her sleeve, “Designing is definitely in the near future for me. We’re working on it as we speak” said the pop star.

April 25, 2012

beyoncé to grace cover of ‘people’ magazine

Beyonce Knowles out and about in New York City, People Magazine Cover, Solange Knowles

Feeling more beautiful than she ever has after giving birth to little Blue Ivy Carter, Beyoncé graces the cover of the upcoming ‘People Magazine‘ as People’s 2012 World’s Most Beautiful Woman. The 31 year old singer was seen out and about at New York’s W.I.P nightclub with her sister Solange Knowles two girlfriends and chatted and danced the evening away with some friends in the VIP booth. Beyoncé looked gorgeous as always. Guess it was Blue Ivy’ dad, Jay-Z‘s turn to babysit. About being named People’s 2012 World’s Most Beautiful Woman, Beyoncé says It’s really hard to say, it’s overwhelming, it make me feel very ‘crunchy’, and that means embarrassed.” She names her mother as the most beautiful woman in the world, “I’ve had an incredible example. I know that women are like fine wine and we get better with age.

People Magazine featuring Beyoncé will hit newsstands on friday! (Sneak-Peak of the cover above)

February 5, 2012

clayton morar’s b’day bash

Clayton Morar Birthday 01

It was an evening filled with festive moments as SA’s Celeb Expert & Autograph HunterClayton Morar invited some of his closest friends to celebrate his 28th birthday. With a guest list including Ayanda Tini, SA Idols co-winner Sasha-Lee Davids, Breyton Paulse, actor Charles Tertiens, Emma & Francois King, Jasna Zellerhoff and SA girl group LadyLicious (Tarryn Lamb, Samantha Heldsinger and Tamsyn Maker) at Living Room nightclub, it was a party to remember with champagne, music & dancing.

Clayton Morar Birthday 02

Later, Clayton took to the stage as LadyLicious performed ‘Happy Birthday To You‘ and later still Clay took to the dance floor to perform the dance moves to Beyoncé‘s ‘Run The World (Girls)‘ – Nicely done Clay!