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Author Archive for Morwenna Ferrier

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: ‘Mourinho is cool – the older coaches get, the cooler they get’

The Swedish superstar is about to lead out his country at Euro 2016 and, probably, reunite with his old Inter coach at Manchester United. But first he has another order of business – showing football how to do fashion

‘Hello. I am Zlatan,” announces Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden’s greatest footballer – and author of the bestselling memoir I Am Zlatan. Then he sits down and finishes the wrap he is eating.

We’re upstairs in the Théâtre Trévise in Paris in early May. Ibrahimovic has called the city home since signing for Paris Saint-Germain from AC Milan in 2012. The next day, he will announce, in typically bombastic style, that he is leaving the club (“I came like a king, left like a legend”). Huge news, really – but today he’s here to talk about a new line of sportswear he has designed, light relief from the summer’s non-stop transfer chatter.

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Serena Williams and US Vogue’s cliche-free cover

The tennis star’s appearance on the cover of the iconic fashion magazine is hugely welcome for any fan of diversity in fashion. But the way she has been portrayed – in colour and without tennis gear – is also worth noting

It’s not remarkable that Serena Williams is on the April cover of US Vogue, despite what you might think. Yes, the styling is remarkably minimal: teal Rag & Bone dress, singular bracelet, hair fizzing with movement and a suggestion of makeup on her grand-slam scowl, very gently Photoshopped if at all. And, yes, she is black. But it’s also her second cover – she faux-jogged in a gold swimsuit on the June 2012 issue with US athletes Ryan Lochte & Hope Solo. Plus, as a tennis pro, with 19 major tournament wins under her belt, she’s an obvious choice for US editor Anna Wintour, a vocal and visible tennis fan. Wintour also hasn’t had a white model on an April cover since 2010.

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David Beckham may launch fashion line after deal with clothing brands firm

Former England captain and business partner Simon Fuller sign deal with Global Brands, which also distributes Calvin Klein Continue reading…

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Cristiano Ronaldo v Daniel Sturridge: who has the sharpest style?

Theyre both great footballers and both invest a lot in their appearance on and off the pitch, but when it comes to who has the hottest look, there can only be one winner Continue reading…