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Victoria Beckham criticised for using 'skinny' models at NYFW show. Designer Victoria Beckham has been attacked on Twitter for using "too skinny" models at her New York Fashion Week show.

Victoria Beckham criticised for using 'skinny' models at NYFW show

The 41-year-old designer showed her latest collection over the weekend and while there was praise for her Spring/Summer 2016 Collection, others on social media criticised the weight of the models on the runway. Rex Not everyone had a problem though, with some users defending Beckham's choice of models. Victoria - who has long had to put up with criticism of her own weight - was reported to have banned super-thin models from her show. In 2010 it was reported that she'd only used models that had a "healthy appearance" in her show, in an effort to give positive body image. “Her forthcoming Spring 2011 collection showcase is a massive deal and a real honour.

"The main thing, though, was that the models looked at the right weight for them, not underfed," a source told The Mirror at the time. Rihanna’s Debut Collection for Puma. While she’s been taking New York Fashion Week by storm, it’s Rihanna’s off-duty style that has been making us swoon all summer long.

Rihanna’s Debut Collection for Puma

Whether in Vêtements or Ellery, or jamming in the studio in streetwear favorites like Thrasher and W.I.A., RiRi has demonstrated her distinctive approach to marrying high-low pieces with panache. She’s sported her Dior Diorama bag with everything from a Sean John tracksuit to fresh-off-the-runway Simone Rocha, but lately it’s her shoes that have been stealing the spotlight. Always one to add a sportswear element to her ensembles, the 27-year-old is now launching her first collection, Puma by Rihanna, with design assistance from Mr. Completely. The collection will be available tomorrow on for presale and, from September 15 to 17, at an exclusive pop-up boutique at 312 Bowery Street, between East First and Bleecker Streets, in Soho. Model Candice Swanepoel Fell Hard on the Givenchy Runway. Model Candice Swanepoel proved that even professionals aren't safe on the runway.

Model Candice Swanepoel Fell Hard on the Givenchy Runway

The Victoria's Secret angel took a hard tumble during Friday night's Givenchy show—and it looks like it hurt. During the show, Swanepoel's pointed high heels got the best of her before she made it to the end of the concrete catwalk. After her spill, some helpful audience members rushed to her side to pick her up. Even though she played it very cool, she walked away with some pretty gnarly scratches. Unfortunately, just a couple minutes later another model fell victim to the Givenchy runway when she fell down a flight of steps. Continue Reading On Complex Arts & EntertainmentCandice Swanepoel.

Stella McCartney and Cara Delevingne for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Asos founder Nick Robertson stands down - BBC News. Image copyright Getty Images Nick Robertson, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos is to stand down after 15 years, the company has announced.

Asos founder Nick Robertson stands down - BBC News

Mr Robertson is stepping down with immediate effect but will remain on the board as a non-executive director, Asos said. He is succeeded by Nick Beighton who joined Asos in April 2009 as chief financial officer. Mr Beighton's appointment was widely expected. Mr Robertson founded Asos - or As Seen on Screen because its garments were copies of clothes worn by celebrities - in 2000 at the height of the boom.

The company quickly expanded introducing more fashion ranges and a year later it floated on the Alternative Investment Market (Aim) with a value of £12m. Kylie Jenner criticised by Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg for 'appropriating black culture' with cornrows selfie - People - News - The Independent. Jenner, who has recently been promoting a new wig line, shared a picture of herself on Instagram showing her hair plaited into cornrows, with the comment: “I woke up like disss”.

Kylie Jenner criticised by Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg for 'appropriating black culture' with cornrows selfie - People - News - The Independent

Stenberg, who played Rue in the Hunger Games, appeared to post a comment underneath the picture, stating: “When u appropriate black features and culture but fail to use ur position of power to help black Americans by directing attention towards ur wigs instead of police brutality or racism #whitegirlsdoitbetter”. Her comments were seen in a screenshot taken and shared by another user. Stenberg also tagged an instagram user November Skyy Rivera in her comment. Jenner then appeared to reply to the comment, stating: “Mad if I don’t, Mad if I do… Go hang w Jaden or something,” apparently referencing Jaden Smith, who Stenberg went to her prom with in May. “Black features are beautiful. Stenberg has previously spoken out against cultural appropriation. Loading gallery.