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News Brief: Instagram Redesigns Website, Amber Heard Covers 'Elle'

And a new photo from Lupita Nyong'o's Lancome campaign is unsurprisingly gorgeous.
The new Instagram layout. Screengrab: @fashionista_com. (Follow us.)

The new Instagram layout. Screengrab: @fashionista_com. (Follow us.)

Instagram redesigns its website
Instagram is introducing a new website layout beginning Tuesday, and rolling out to all users until the end of the week. Bigger photos and a grid-like pattern allow for a cleaner and more spacious display when looking at a computer or mobile device. The cover photo montage has been done away with, and rounded profile pictures added. The goal of this redesign was to make Instagram’s site more closely resemble the app, creating a more consistent and visually pleasing user experience. {The Verge

Amber Heard graces the cover of Elle
The 29-year old actress and wife of Johnny Depp covers the July issue of Elle Magazine. She'll star in the upcoming flick "Magic Mike XXL "alongside Channing Tatum, Kevin Nash and Joe Manganiello. Her Elle interview reveals details of her marriage to Depp and her reservations about rising fame. {Elle}

Lancome releases new photo with Lupita Nyong'o
Academy Award winner and natural beauty Lupita Nyong'o was named a Lancome ambassadress last April, and has since appeared in many ads for the cosmetic brand’s foundation, lipstick and shadow products. On Tuesday, fashion photographer Alex Lubomirski released a new photo on his personal Instagram of Lupita looking beautifully fresh in a yellow and floral embroidered midi skirt and a cute white cropped tank for one of the brand's upcoming campaigns. {Instagram}

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