Rihanna Named Contributing Creative Director at Stance The pop singer is designing socks and leading campaigns for the San Clemente, Calif.-based company

 

RihannaThe Stay hitmaker has signed a three-year deal with company, the official sock supplier for the National Basketball Association (NBA), to create and model collections as their ‘Punk & Poet brand ambassador’. Two limited edition designs called Murder Rih Wrote were released on the Stance website on Wednesday (15Jul15) and the first full collection will debut in the autumn (15). Rihanna tells WWD.com, “I’ve had a great relationship with Stance for a long time and ‎I am happy to be working with them on such a fun and creative project.”

GLAMOUR award winner Kerry Washington Talks Acting

You want compulsive TV drama, a mesmerising leading woman and a working wardrobe to die for?Scandal star Kerry Washington has it handled.  “When I read Ray for the first time, I had just quit. When I read The Last King Of Scotland, I had just quit,” she recalls with a laugh. “I hadn’t quite quit when I read Scandal, but I was feeling really unfulfilled as an actor.” Happily for us, the power of a good script always tempts her back to acting, which is how she ended up stepping into the shoes of Olivia Pope back in 2012. If you’re aware of the soap-y, shouty, Washington DC-set drama, you’re almost certainly a fan, and that’s primarily Kerry’s doing. As a crisis manager with the White House’s great and good on her speed dial, Olivia specialises in solving (or burying) the sort of career-ruining shenanigans that super-injunctions were invented for – all while strutting around in the outfits of your dreams. “I wasn’t really looking to do a TV project, because it takes up so much of the year, and then I read the script and it was one of the best things I’d ever read,” she explains. “I really loved this character from that moment. I love that who she is privately and who she is publicly are so vastly different.”

The Gladiator: We interview GLAMOUR award winner Kerry Washington

 

Alesha Dixon confirmed for south coast show

POP star and talent show judge Alesha Dixon has been confirmed as one of the acts playing the ‘Night Air at the Piers’ stage at Boscombe Pier on Friday August 21.

Most recently known for her judging roles on both Britain’s Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing, the former Mis-Teeq singer is returning to her roots with the release of her summer smash single The Way We Are and is ready to get the Bournemouth crowd all Fired Up as part of the Bournemouth Air festival celebrations.

Pop rock band Lawson will be joining Alesha for Wave 105’s annual Friday night ‘Pop Night’ to perform their numerous top 20 hits including latest single Roads, Taking Over Me and Juliet.

 

 

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