Louis Tomlinson’s team has triumphed over Niall Horan’s in the UNICEF Soccer Aid match, with both One Direction stars helping to raise money for the charity. Meanwhile, Harry Styles been busy lopping off his hair for the children’s charity Little Princess Trust while also taking some time out to influence the direction of high-end iconic fashion label Gucci.
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The new designs come after Harry Styles spent many months wowing the fashion world by strutting around in a selection of Gucci suits, as reported by Teen Vogue.
Refinery29 reports that the new Gucci collection is an “unofficial ode to Harry Styles.” It seems the luxury brand took note of the fact that Harry Styles spent much of 2015 draping his body in their wares, and they were impressed and thankful enough to return the compliment by dedicating a resort collection (unofficially, anyway) to Harry.
“[T]he eagerly awaited show was exactly what we expected: A front row filled with celebrities like Elle Fanning, A$AP Rocky, Salma Hayek, Alexa Chung, and Georgia May Jagger (but where was Harry Styles?!); seats decorated with hand-embroidered cushions adorned with Gucci snakes, flowers, and cats; and a (once again) geek chic, vintage-inspired collection that featured both menswear and womenswear and celebrated clashing print, pattern, texture, and color.”
Harry was too busy filming Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk in France to attend the London opening of the Gucci collection.
Styles’ bandmates, however, were at home in England doing their bit for UNICEF. Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan joined celebrities and football personalities at Manchester’s Old Trafford for the match, with Tomlinson’s England team ultimately triumphing over Horan’s team representing the Rest of the World.
“Two teams, featuring big names such as Robbie Williams, Damian Lewis, and One Direction bandmates Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson, went head-to-head for UNICEF UK, raising over £5.4million…Niall was a late arrival on the pitch and was soon joined by his One Direction bandmate Louis, to the delight of the group’s fans in the stadium…Among the celebrities in the audience were Mark’s wife Michelle Keegan, Marvin’s pop star spouse Rochelle, Louis’s girlfriend Danielle Campbell and Loose Women panellist Vicky Pattison.”
The One Direction stars also took time out to attend a Coldplay concert in Machester. Niall Horan took to Instagram to post a shot of himself alongside Louis Tomlinson, Louis’ girlfriend Danielle Campbell, and some other attendees. Niall took the selfie — fans have long observed that this task usually goes to Niall during One Direction outings — and Louis has his hand on Danielle’s knee as she smiles for the camera.
Louis Tomlinson delighted fans when he posted a shot of himself and Niall saying he has “missed this lad.” Tomlinson’s mom also got into the soccer spirit, posting a shot of young Louis and his grandpa, reminiscing about how the football fans were “friends from the beginning” and Louis’ grandpa actually bought Louis his first ball.
Louis liked the photo and told his mom he loves that shot.
Harry Styles has also been doing his bit for charity. Fans have been following the movements of the ponytail Styles lopped off in support of the Little Princess Trust, a charity that provides wigs and hair pieces for children undergoing cancer treatment.
Harry Styles’ haircut made international headlines, and the image of Harry’s ponytail in his hand went viral around the world. Little Princess Trust expressed their awe and appreciation about how Styles could bring the world’s attention to their cause with just one gesture.
“What a day! The news of Harry Styles having his hair cut to give to the Little Princess Trust went viral! Harry’s Instagram post… reached the 1,000,000 likes within 5 hours! The #littleprincesstrust Harry included in his post trended globally and people across the world who were previously unaware of the charity, now have visited our website, followed us on Instagram and Twitter, pledged to donate themselves…All of this means that we can help even more boys and girls – and that, without a doubt, is the most important thing.”
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