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It’s Time We Crown Gina Rodriguez The Social Media Fairy Godmother

High school senior Jessica Casanova reached for the stars on Twitter — and she grabbed one. A few months ago, Casanova asked “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez if she could borrow one of her dresses for prom. Gina, being the classy, gracious and very loving person she is, made sure Jessica’s dreams came true. Here’s how it all went down. Get ready to feel all warm and fuzzy.

This is the tweet that started it all.

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We’ve all wanted to do this, right?

Which dress? This dress, but there was a problem.

My best friend. My muse. My ride or die. My homeboy. I love you pops. #goldenglobes #LastOne #ButTheBestOne

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Gina Rodriguez, who responded to the fan in less than two hours, doesn’t own that dress.

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But it’s OK, because Gina had a plan.

But she does own this dress…

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And Twitter’s collective hearts started to beat like super fast.

And she was determined to make her Casanova’s dream come true, so Gina offered her black dress instead.

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Like, how can we be blessed by Godmother Gina?

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*starts aggressively tweeting every celeb for #OOTD*

Clearly all of Gina’s fans were onboard to see this happen. Positive peer pressure at its finest.

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BTW, Gina totally came through for Jessica! ? ? ? ?

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And Gina was just as excited as Jessica that the dress had arrived!

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“I don’t know what made me do it,” Jessica told Buffalo News about tweeting Gina in the first place. “I got chills,” she continued when talking about trying it on.

Here is a reenactment of how we assume Jessica reacted to getting the dress.

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AAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!

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Celebs, take note. That’s how you do it, y’all.

Here is Casanova in Gina’s dress. Fits just right.

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Gina even sent Jessica a video to make sure her prom night was going well. Why? Because Gina is classy AF. “Even though she’s filming a movie right now in London, she took her time to actually take a break and respond to me, making sure that my night was going well, which I appreciate that very much,” Jessica told TWC News Buffalo.

Jessica (and her date) totally slayed like Gina did when she won her Golden Globe.

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Now THAT is a magical prom story brought to you by the one and only Gina Rodriguez.

READ: 11 Times Gina Rodriguez Was Incredibly Inspiring On Instagram

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Maluma Teams Up With Luxury Brand Balmain For This Must-Have Fashion Collection

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Maluma Teams Up With Luxury Brand Balmain For This Must-Have Fashion Collection

It’s 2021 and we have no shortage of epic collaborations between some of the world’s biggest Latino stars and top fashion brands. Everyone from J Balvin and Bad Bunny to Cardi B and now Maluma have entered the fashion industry to sell a lifestyle. And people are buying!

Maluma and French fashion house Balmain bring us a limited-edition collaboration.

Colombian superstar Maluma has partnered with French fashion house Balmain to launch a limited edition collection that will be available from April 12 through June 1 in all Balmain stores, including brick and mortar and online.

The collection, which includes sneakers, blazers, t-shirts, pants and other ready-to-wear clothing, will also be available at Saks Fifth Avenue as of April 15.

The Balmain + Maluma line marks the first time ever the brand has designed a line with a celebrity. And it seems like the brand’s creative designer is pretty excited about the collab. Through photos on his Instagram, Olivier Rousteing referred to the reggaetón singer as his inspiration, captioned with supportive laudatory messages about merging their cultures and joint design process.

“Maluma, more than him being an incredible singer,” Rousteing notes, “[brings] a lot to the fashion community with his joy and his happiness and the fact that he’s always playing up his style from different kinds of houses from around the world, mixing different cultures as well… I think the collaboration with Maluma is obviously giving to Balmain and pushing the aesthetic more internationally.”

Maluma also seems to be pumped for the opportunity!

Although Balmain has featured other celebrities in advertising campaigns and runway shows, it has never actually enlisted a celebrity to help design a full, name-branded line.

The brand’s high profile, along with the haute-couture retail price of the collection, underscores how entrenched Maluma is now in the global fashion world and how valuable his endorsement and name is perceived by high fashion.

“It’s been one of my goals to work with a respected fashion house on a collection, but this journey was more exciting, as Olivier pushed me to design with him and sketch looks that I personally will wear off the stage and showcase high couture with a bit of Papi Juancho,” says Maluma, referencing both his album name and alter ego.

But if you want a piece of the collection be prepared to drop those coins.

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Items in the Balmain + Maluma collection range from a black cotton T-shirt that retails for $495, to $1,500 high top sneakers to a $2,555 multi-color print bomber jacket.

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Met Gala 2021 Is Happening And Amanda Gorman Is Set To Host The America-Themed Fashion Event

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Met Gala 2021 Is Happening And Amanda Gorman Is Set To Host The America-Themed Fashion Event

It’s 2021 and the Met Gala is back this year – after being canceled in 2020 thanks to a pandemic – with superstar poet Amanda Gorman being eyed to host the fashion event of the year. Given the 23-year-old’s show-stopping performance at the inauguration, the theme fittingly will be a celebration of America and American designers.

The Met Gala will return in 2021 with a very special guest as host.

Vogue’s “Oscars of Fashion” famously takes place on the first Monday of May. However, this year it’s been pushed back to September 13, in hopes that life will have returned to something closer to normal by then.

Epic poet Amanda Gorman is reportedly in talks to co-host the event alongside Tom Ford, who is the academy’s president. The breakout star of President Biden’s inauguration, Gorman is on the cover of the magazine’s May issue and the subject of a relentlessly glowing profile inside.

The black-tie gala, which raises funds for Met’s Costume Institute, is normally fashion’s biggest night and sees guests from Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B to Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and even Maluma.

The event was canceled in 2020 thanks to a global pandemic.

The world’s most glamorous party was canceled in 2020 because of COVID-19, which was (and still is) raging the planet at the time. There was a virtual event in place of the 2020 event, with celebs like Julia Roberts, Priyanka Chopra and Amanda Seyfried showing off their looks from home and stars like Mindy Kaling and Adam Rippon taking part in the #MetGalaChallenge, recreating looks from past years.

This year’s event will draw inspiration from all things USA.

The theme of this year’s Met Gala has not been announced, but Page Six says the night will be devoted to honoring America and American designers, following the 18-month-long COVID crisis in this country.

Recent past themes for the event have included “Camp: Notes on Fashion” (2019), “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” (2018), and “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between (2017). And don’t forget 2016, when Zayn Malik wore robot-arms to Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.

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