Inside Kate Middleton’s Clever Wardrobe Trick to Never Upstage the Bride as a Wedding Guest

All eyes are usually on Kate Middleton — but the royal knows exactly how to let a friend have her time in the spotlight.

On Saturday afternoon, members of the royal family stepped out for the wedding of one of Kate’s closest friends, Sophie Carter, who married Robert Snuggs at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk.

The royal mom of three wore a cornflower blue Catherine Walker & Co coat dress for the special occasion — a recycled outfit! Princess Kate previously wore the piece when she arrived in Berlin with Prince William and their two eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, during their July 2017 tour of Poland and Germany.

Just as she perfectly matched her family in blue for their tour, Kate coordinated with her children for the weekend wedding. Charlotte, 3, was one of three bridesmaids, while George, 5, was among the chosen four page boys, and they were outfitted by one of Kate’s favorite childrenswear designers, Amaia. Charlotte wore a linen dress in ivory with royal blue embroidered edging from the upmarket label. Meanwhile, George wore matching cropped blue trousers, with an off-white linen shirt accessorized with a blue cummerbund, also from Amaia.

Kate made her outfit wedding chic by adding a matching floral headpiece by milliner Juliette Botterill, who is becoming a go-to for royal family members like Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall.

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This is the second time this year Kate took a step back in the fashion department for a bride’s big day by wearing an outfit she already had in her closet.

RELATED VIDEO: Kate Middleton Maternity Style Trend Recap: Non-Maternity Pieces, Jewel Tones, and Recycled Outfits!

At the May wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, she pulled an epic royal rewear with one of her favorite pieces: an off-white bespoke Alexander McQueen coat dress. In July 2015, Kate wore the structured-collared coat dress to Princess Charlotte’s christening. She pulled out the ensemble again at the Queen’s official birthday celebrations, Trooping the Colour, in 2016.

RELATED: All the Adorable Photos of Prince George & Princess Charlotte at Kate’s Close Friend’s Wedding

Kate’s recycling of outfits as a wedding guest is a clever way of making sure everyone’s attention is where it belongs: On the bride and groom!


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Stella McCartney Raises Breast Cancer Awareness with Campaign and New Lingerie Set

THE GOOD FIGHT: Stella McCartney has tapped Sofia Vergara for her annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. The campaign has two parts, with the first launching Monday and the second to be released in October.
The first of the two-part campaign has images of Vergara wearing McCartney’s limited edition bra and brief set named Rose Romancing, which will launch on the brand’s website and social channels.
The campaign is meant to highlight the global impact of breast cancer and underline the need for preventative education and advanced breast cancer care.
Sales of the lingerie set will benefit the Linda McCartney Centre in Liverpool, The Hello Beautiful Foundation in London, and Memorial Sloan Kettering in the U.S. The money will go towards early detection programs and treatments for breast cancer patients.
The limited-edition Rose Romancing set, a rose, lace embellished triangle bra and bikini brief, will be available to order from Stella McCartney stores on Oct. 1.
The set will also be available online at Net-a-porter, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Le Bon Marché and Shopbop. The triangle bra retails at 110 pounds, and the bikini briefs at 85 pounds.
A testimonial film, to be screened on McCartney’s website, will launch alongside the campaign. There will also be an exhibition at McCartney’s

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Manuel Facchini RTW Spring 2019

Manuel Facchini’s signature gothic and rock ‘n’ roll vibes took on a military feel for spring. The traditional epaulettes of army jackets, which got a glamorous makeover via sparkling accents, decorated a long wrap dress, an asymmetric jacket with cutouts on the sleeves, as well as a shirtdress/bomber jacket hybrid.
While the skin-tight leather pants and the biker jackets interwoven with vinyl felt a bit rigid, embroidered dresses with ergonomic cuts and sheer inserts offered a more wearable version of the brand’s futuristic femininity.

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Joseph Names New Creative Director, Chief Executive Officer

LONDON — Joseph has named Susana Clayton its new creative director, following Louise Trotter’s exit last July.
Clayton, a Givenchy and Chloé alumnus, will work across men’s and women’s wear; her first collection being for fall 2019.
The brand has simultaneously appointed a new chief executive officer, Barbara Campos, who joins Joseph from Marni, where she was global wholesale director.
“I look forward to embracing the brand’s origins and to realign it with Joseph Ettedgui’s vision, creating a balance between fashion and a timeless wardrobe of luxury essentials,” Clayton said of her appointment.
Her design career spans 20 years. Most recently she was design director of women’s wear at Givenchy, but she also has worked for the likes of Gap and Rag & Bone.
Campos, who will join the company on Nov. 1, said Clayton’s wide-ranging design experience is one of her greatest assets.
“[Susana] has an impressive background in luxury fashion teamed with an excellent commercial understanding of the business,” Campos added.
Campos succeeds the brand’s current ceo Hirosuke Takagi, who is moving to the newly created position of chairman.
Clayton’s hire continues the trend of brands tapping behind-the-scenes design directors to take over the creative reins at leading houses.

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Meghan Markle Reveals the Secret Way Her Wedding Veil Honored Her First Date with Prince Harry

It doesn’t get more romantic than this.

In a sneak peek from the upcoming HBO documentary Queen of the World, Meghan Markle opens up about the secret tribute to her first date with Prince Harry hidden within her spectacular 16-foot wedding veil.

While getting a chance to see her dress for the first time after tying the knot in May, Meghan, 37, reveals the special significance behind a “piece of blue fabric” stitched inside.

“Somewhere in here there’s a piece of blue fabric that’s stitched inside — it was my something blue,” Meghan remarks while inspecting the veil in the video above.

Sweetly, she adds, “It’s fabric from the dress that I wore on our first date.”

RELATED: See the Exciting Moment Meghan Markle Lays Eyes on Her Wedding Dress After the Big Day 

Of course, the cathedral-length veil also represented a special connection to the Commonwealth.

The bride’s headpiece, made from silk tulle, featured a trim of hand-embroidered flowers from each of the 53 counties in the Commonwealth, the family of nations linked to the U.K., in threads and organza.

“I’m really over the moon to find out that I would make this choice for our day together,” Meghan says in another clip. “And I think the other members of the family had a similar reaction and just appreciation for the fact that we understand how important this is for us and the role that we play, and the work that we’re going to continue to do within the Commonwealth countries.”

RELATED VIDEO: HBO’s Queen of the World: Meghan on Commonwealth Role

Meghan adds: “It was good news all around, I think, so I hope people like it as much as I liked helping to create it.”

Designer Clare Waight Keller previously told PEOPLE that the idea came to her after several conversations with Meghan about what “story” she wanted to tell with the celebration.

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“There was a conversation early on about the story that we were going to tell through this wedding,” she said. “Part of what I wanted to do was talk to her about what type of stories they could be. The fact that her and Prince Harry will be working a lot in the Commonwealth was something that I thought was really intriguing and could be something built on to be part of the day.”

“We had different conversations back and forth and I came up with the idea of maybe representing each of the countries, the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, through their flora and fauna,” she added. “We both loved the story of that. It also meant that single one of those countries also journeyed up the aisle with her. It was a really poetic moment.”

RELATED VIDEO: Meghan Markle’s Mom Doria Had the Ultimate Proud Mom Moment at the Palace: I’m ‘Head Over Heels’

The documentary features members of the royal family speaking about Queen Elizabeth and the Commonwealth — and it will air just before Harry and Meghan head to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga on their first official tour of Commonwealth nations.

A palace source previously told PEOPLE that Meghan takes part in “a conversation, a stand-up chat” for the film. The series will also feature appearances from Harry, Prince Charles and Prince William.

Queen of the World premieres Monday, Oct. 1 on HBO at 8 p.m.


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Camera della Moda Responds to New York Times Article

MILAN – A “saddened and concerned” Camera della Moda has responded to The New York Times article on “shadow workers” in Italy, which claims “thousands of low-paid home workers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.”
”As the acclaimed writer, Edoardo Nesi acknowledges in his award-winning book, ‘Story of My People,’ published in 2013, the Italian supply chain has been under attack for a long time,” the group said in an official statement. “CNMI and its members are committed to working toward making the Italian supply chain resilient, fair and humane on every front. It is a complex process and it takes time; there are no easy solutions, but we are working together through our established Working Group on Social Sustainability and have already achieved substantive gains. We continue to implement solutions using our evidence-base and by working collaboratively.”
At a fashion show here, Carlo Capasa, president of the association, told WWD that this progress was overlooked by Times.
“For example, the NYT article uses statistics on homeworkers that date back to 1973,” read the statement. “The only recent statistics cited are from Tania Toffanin, the author of ‘Fabbriche Invisibili’ who estimated that ‘currently there are 2,000 to 4,000 irregular homeworkers in apparel production.’ Setting this in the context of

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Laura Biagiotti RTW Spring 2019

Lavinia Biagiotti is mapping out the future for the company she inherited from her mother Laura, and she said she wants it to be “joyful and full of energy.” To that end, her spring collection was a colorful ode to Futurism, her family’s passion, as she defined it. The Biagiotti Foundation owns more than 250 Futuristic works and is among the most prestigious collections dedicated to Giacomo Balla. Lavinia Biagiotti reworked details from such masterpieces into patterns on miniskirts, light gauze dresses with ruffles and silk tops. She played with brightly colored stripes, combining them in graphic patterns and juxtaposed with more subtle checks. Balla designs were also reproduced on a simple T-shirt worn casually over masculine baggy pants or on Biagiotti’s bucket bag – as well as on the stage of the Piccolo Teatro, where the brand has been showing for the past 25 years. To further support the storied venue, the designer set up a corner at the entrance where accessories and a pullover from the spring season could be purchased on the spot so that proceeds from the sale would benefit the theater.
The brand’s iconic white knits and dresses were not missing from the lineup and also

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Edward Enninful Receives amfAR Award of Courage during Milan Fashion Week

BRAVE BOY: British Vogue editor in chief Edward Enninful received amfAR’s Award of Courage in recognition of his outstanding personal commitment to the fight against AIDS on Saturday night, during the tenth Milan edition of the gala event.
“Growing up in West London in the Eighties, I saw the hostility, fear and rejection that HIV brought to the gay community. Those were difficult times that will never be forgotten. Many men and women refused to surrender in the face of this global crisis and yet today the greatest battle left to fight against HIV is stigma,” he said during his speech. He was introduced on the stage by Adwoa Aboah, the model who appeared on the cover of British Vogue’s first issue under the direction of Enninful.
“In a world that is increasingly divided we must remember: We’re more alike than we are different. This is not the disease of others. We all share the responsibility to promote tolerance and compassion for each other within our communities,” Enninful said. “British Vogue is about being inclusive, it’s about being brave, it’s about representing the under-represented with a voice. My Courage Award goes to all the brave people that continue to drive us forward

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Khloé Kardashian Shows Off Her Post-Baby Body in Hot Pink Ensemble During a Girls’ Night

Khloé Kardashian is celebrating her post-baby bod!

On Friday, the 34-year-old mom attended the makeup launch of her younger sister, Kylie Jenner, and Jenner’s pal Jordyn Woods.

For the event, Khloé opted for a hot pink tube top and matching skirt, showing off her fit figure— 5 months after giving birth to daughter True Thompson.

To complete the ensemble, the Revenge Body host — who wore her blonde locks in a light wave — added a pair of triple white Yeezy Boost 350 sneakers and a fuzzy pink fanny pack around her barely-there waist.

Following the launch — which also served as a celebration for Woods’ 21st birthday — the reality star posted the shot on Instagram, of herself and makeup artist Hrush Achemyan surrounded by pink heart balloons.

The star captioned the shot: “This one right here though!!! She’s my Apposh!!! My Armenian sister 💕

Her impressive figure drew praise from many, including sister Kourtney Kardashian.

Before Friday’s event, Kourtney, 39, fittingly blasted Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” in the car — referencing her sister’s pink and blonde appearance — and recorded Khloé on her Instagram story dancing to the tune.

At the “Kylie x Jordyn” event guests dined on a fancy meal, along with desserts featuring the longtime friends’ faces on them. Decorations also included personalized table place cards with a cartoon version of each guest.

Khloé’s girls’ night came the day after boyfriend Tristan Thompson’s boys’ night at a Hollywood club with a bunch of friends.

The boys’ night was not all men, however, causing concern Thompson may be overstepping his relationship boundaries.

However, a source tells PEOPLE it was a “low-key” evening, but Thompson remained loyal to the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, despite lounging at a table inside the club surrounded by women.

“Tristan arrived at Warwick with a group of guys and one girl. Some of his friends are single though. It didn’t seem the girl was with Tristan,” the onlooker said about the Cleveland Cavaliers player. “There were other girls hanging around the table, but Tristan didn’t really interact with them. His friends chatted with girls, but Tristan was very low-key.”

He left around 2:30 a.m. to go home to Khloé, the source adds.

In April, videos of the NBA star with different women surfaced just days before Khloé welcomed their daughter on April 12.

Since the cheating scandal, both Thompson and Khloé have been committed to repairing their relationship. They moved from Cleveland, Ohio, to her hometown of Los Angeles for the summer and have been spending time with her KUWTK family.

“Tristan hasn’t been out much at all with his friends. He has been very quiet this summer and mostly spent time at home with Khloé and True,” a source close to the family told PEOPLE about Thompson.

RELATED VIDEO: Khloé Kardashian Adoringly Looks Into Tristan Thompson’s Eyes In Sweet Birthday Photo

As for his evening away from home this week, Khloé didn’t seem to mind. “Khloé seems fine with him going out with friends,” the source added, despite the pair still attending therapy.

“Tristan initially resisted therapy but has realized how important it is for Khloé,” the source said. “He is finally realizing how much he hurt Khloé. He wants Khloé to be happy with him, so he is really trying to be the best person that he can be.”

The couple is currently preparing to move back to Cleveland, ahead of his Cavaliers season starting up.

“It’s hard for Khloé. She will really miss Kris  and her sisters,” a source said. “It’s not going to be easy for her, but she is committed to keeping her family together. And Tristan has shown that he is committed to Khloé, so Khloé will make it work.”


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Michael Kors Brings Pesaresi on Board to Helm Men’s Division

Michael Kors Holdings Limited has named Andrea Pesaresi president of Michael Kors Men’s, effective Oct. 15.
He succeeds Don Witkowski, who passed away in June, and will report to John D. Idol, chairman and chief executive officer.
Pesaresi was most recently ceo of Philippe Model, but prior to that, he spent 25 years at Ermenegildo Zegna, where his most recent role was brand director of Z Zegna and Licensing, a post that encompassed product development, brand strategy, international expansion and marketing. Pesaresi joined Philippe Model, an Italian sneaker brand, at the end of 2016.
“Andrea has been in the industry for 30 years and comes to us with extensive knowledge of the evolving luxury men’s marketplace,” Idol said. “Andrea will provide the necessary leadership to enable us to achieve our goal of developing the Michael Kors men’s wear business to $ 1 billion in revenue.”
The company declined to say how large the men’s business is today, but in the first-quarter earnings call in early August, Idol said that while men’s is “still small to the total company, it continues to grow.” He cited strength in logo sportswear “for Father’s Day gifting, particularly the Greenwich polo and our knit logo baseball jacket,” along with “refined pieces such

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Milan Hosts First Alaïa Exhibition

AL FRESCO: After Paris and London, Milan is hosting an exhibition of designs by Azzedine Alaïa that in terms of setting is among the most spectacular yet.
At the opening night on Thursday, 21 looks were unveiled in the Galleria degli Arazzi of the storied Palazzo Clerici, under spectacular frescoes by 18th-century artist Giambattista Tiepolo.
Guests including Silvia Venturini Fendi, Delfina Delettrez, Fausto Puglisi, Alberta Ferretti, Anna Molinari, Caroline Vreeland, Giuseppe Zanotti and Carlo Capasa joined Alaïa’s partner Christoph von Weyhe and close friend Carla Sozzani at the event.
Olivier Saillard, the fashion historian who curated the show, said seeing the outfits in the gilded reception room, which also features tapestries and a wood marquetry floor, cast them in a fresh light.
“There are clothes I have handled dozens of times, and for example this little white dress, I think, looks a lot more alive here,” he said, pointing to a short Grecian-style draped jersey dress.
“It’s the first time that Azzedine Alaïa is the subject of an exhibition in Milan. It’s like a little appetizer in the hope of perhaps doing something bigger one day,” he added.
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Gabriele Colangelo RTW Spring 2019

Gabriele Colangelo’s spring collection was like a cold drink of water on a very hot day – and not just because the weather in Milan has been at high summer temps all week. His colors were coolly vivid, a mix of optic white, indigo, orange, ice blue, jade and khaki, and his lines were an update on clean, Nineties utilitarianism with a slight techno accent.
White shirts, jackets and slips were treated with artful indigo tie-dye, one of the season’s big trends, here done with colors that looked fresh and intense with each other. Sheer slips were layered over pants and plaid shirts for a neo grunge effect, and tailoring came with structured pleats and contrast-stitched seaming that struck a note of crafty industrial rawness.
 

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Julianne Moore, Armie Hammer Attend Salvatore Ferragamo Show

POWER OF TWO: Two Hollywood power couples turned heads at the Salvatore Ferragamo show on Sunday morning: Julianne Moore dressed in red, arm-in-arm with her husband, producer and director Bart Freundlich, and Armie Hammer with his wife Elizabeth Chambers. While Moore was not giving interviews, Hammer said he finished promoting critically acclaimed “Call Me by Your Name,” and hinted at other possible collaboration with director Luca Guadagnino. “We’ve been onto other projects, but I am still happy to have done that,” he said of the Oscar-nominated film. “I’m definitely going to see him while I’m here.” Hammer’s next film, “On The Basis of Sex,” premieres in December and chronicles the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Hammer is in town for a few days, and is expected to attend the Green Carpet Fashion Awards at the La Scala theater on Sunday evening, as is Moore. Guests at Ferragamo also included Ellie Bamber, Philippa Coultard and Jeremy Irvine.
 

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Aubrey O’Day Accuses Pauly D of Abuse and ‘Wishes Him Dead’ on Marriage Boot Camp

It is appears that Aubrey O’Day wants Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio out of her life — for good.

“Pauly, you can just communicate with me. You don’t have to make like little side jabs,” O’Day tells DelVecchio in PEOPLE’s exclusive sneak peek at Friday’s Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.

In the episode, O’Day, 34, finds DelVecchio, 38, speaking with fellow cast members Quani and Puma. During their discussion, the Jersey Shore star reveals that O’Day had wished him dead — a comment she is angered he didn’t confront her about privately.

“I didn’t bring up the topic, they did,” DelVecchio says in his defense.

“No, I’m saying you’re being aggressive and you’re starting to go in the wrong direction,” O’Day tells him. “Why don’t you just talk to me about what you felt? I understand that’s hard to hear; it’s also hard to be abused.”

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But O’Day’s criticism is evidently taking a toll on her now ex-boyfriend, who admits to be being “really shut down right now” and “really hurt.”

“Somebody I’m going to spend the rest of my life with is someone I trust … and all that was broken down. Everything was thrown out the door the second I heard she wished I was dead,” he explains. “I would never in my entire life put any time and effort in someone that wishes me dead.”

DelVecchio and O’Day met in early 2016 while filming the E! relationship rehab series Famously Single, which chronicled their tumultuous relationship. In July 2017, PEOPLE confirmed that the pair had permanently split.

Earlier this month, DelVecchio opened up about his past relationship with O’Day, saying he has any regrets about the breakup.

“They’re so happy that I’m not in that relationship anymore and so am I,” DelVecchio told Page Six about his Jersey Shore: Family Vacation castmates.

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Will a Larger Adidas Yeezy Boost Release Hurt the Brand?

Kanye West always wanted this.
Not having royalties and not being able to produce more sneakers were the main reasons he left Nike. And upon signing his deal with Adidas, which started in 2013, he made it clear that he wanted more people to have access to his sneakers. Today he’s making good on that promise with the release of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in an all-white colorway that retails for $ 220. Customers will only be able to purchase the sneakers directly through adidas.com and the Yeezy Supply web site. They are reportedly releasing 1 million pairs of shoes.
West’s influence, along with scarcity, is what has bolstered the Yeezy footwear line. But what happens when a Yeezy Boost style becomes even more ubiquitous? Will it have the same trajectory as the Jordan brand, which lost market share and cache due to overproduction. WWD spoke with people in the sneaker industry to see if the release will hurt or help the brand.
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Matt Cohen: This is an interesting release because we’ve never seen something like this. For one, it’s a restock,

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Allbirds Creates Eye Mask for Air New Zealand

TAKING FLIGHT–Shoes from Allbirds, the Leonardo DiCaprio-backed sustainable brand have quickly morphed into a consumer favorite. Now via a partnership with Air New Zealand, the buzzy brand has ventured into a different kind of accessory, producing an in-flight eye mask for the first time.
Dubbed ‘the Bird Mask’ the travel accessory is made out of ZQ-certified New Zealand merino wool and castor bean oil-based foam. It includes molded eye indentations which allow for natural eye movement during sleep, and a birdlike beak to act as a seal against the face to block out light.
Air New Zealand, known for its quirky celebrity-filled flight safety videos, has made the mask available on board the business premier cabin on selected North American routes throughout October, including the airline’s service between Los Angeles and London.
“By putting our heads together we’ve created a product our customers will truly value and re-use again and again, while also benefitting New Zealand’s international brand awareness,”  said Air New Zealand chief marketing & customer officer Mike Tod.
“We jumped at the chance to work with Air New Zealand, a brand that similarly prioritises thoughtful design and customer experience,” said Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown. “By bringing our comfort expertise to the Bird Mask, we’ve been able to create

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Emilio Pucci RTW Spring 2019

Bet you thought the prints at Pucci were something fished from the archive, maybe circa ’67 or ’72. Wrong. They were all spanking new. Not a single reissue for spring 2019, though clearly the historical influence was there. This was to indicate that the house is focusing on the future, as was the unisex collection it released earlier this year, under which the clothes modeled by men fell as well.
To further summon a youthful spirit, the creative team envisioned the presentation as a Carribean Pucci villa, populated by models dancing to reggae beats in a collection of tropical colors and easy fits. There were tank and shirtdresses cut with sprays of pleated and printed swatches. Loose, long shirts were worn open over bright, cropped pants and simple cocktail dresses were embroidered over prints. The throwback Pucci glamour remained intact, but there was a kitschy ease that might appeal to a new generation.

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Meet Shefit, the Sports Bra Brand Set to Compete With Under Armour, Nike

Sara Moylan, who founded Shefit in 2013, met Jeffry Aronsson two years ago. Aronsson, who has held chief executive officer posts at brands including Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and Donna Karan, was speaking at a fashion talk in Detroit, his hometown, when an eager Moylan pitched him her idea: a fully adjustable sports bra.
As a competitor on the fitness circuit, Moylan had trouble finding sports bras, which represent a $ 3.5 billion dollar industry in the U.S., that fit her. She decided to make one herself by gluing and sewing fabric together — they would fall apart in the wash — but she eventually partnered with a local seamstress in Grand Rapids, Mich., where Shefit is based, to develop what she envisioned.
The patented Shefit Ultimate Sports bra, which retails for $ 67, allows wearers to adjust the bra to whatever support level they need. With velcro closures, the bust band can be loosened or tightened up to eight inches while the shoulder straps offer 15 inches of adjustability. The bra also has a magnetic zipper closure, making it easy to get on and off, and compression and encapsulation that prevents uniboob. It accommodates cup sizes A through I with sizes

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Jersey Shore: Is Angelina Going to ‘Lose Her Fiancé’ After Straddling Pauly in the Club?

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What happens in Vegas…ends up on MTV.

In PEOPLE’s exclusive sneak peek at Thursday’s episode of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, Angelina Pivarnick and Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio get a little too close for comfort in the club.

“I mean, listen, I think Pauly is a great guy,” says Angelina, 32. “I think he’s cute, he’s tan, he’s got muscles, he’s got tattoos. You know what, if I was a single girl, I probably would bang Pauly.”

But when Pauly, 38, hoists her up and twirls her around, the rest of the roomies start to think the flirtation may be going too far.

“She’s cheating!” shrieks Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, 30. “She’s going to lose her fiancé right now.” (Angelina got engaged to her boyfriend Chris Larangeira in January.)

“I’m sorry, but when you get engaged, you really don’t dance with a guy like that,” adds Snooki. “I definitely think Angelina loves her fiancé — but she doesn’t know when she crosses the line.”

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But behind-the-scenes, it looks like all is well between Angelina and her hubby-to-be.

“This is my third engagement. Third time’s a charm!” she told PEOPLE in May. “I did not think I was going to get engaged again after my last engagement. It was toxic and it was terrible. But last summer, I went out to some big pool party in a backyard. I had known Chris for 14 years and he says the reason he never hit on me was because I always had a boyfriend. We both worked in the mall when we were younger, and he says he used to see me walk past with a different boyfriend every week.”

“But he asked me to come to this pool party and I went,” she continued. “We started hanging out from there and we’ve been together ever since!”


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“He’s 40, so he is older. But he does not look 40 at all! And he’s a sanitation worker, which is hysterical, because you know how I love garbage bags,” she added with a laugh. “It’s hysterical that I’m going to marry a garbage man. And he’s so cute. He’s like 6’3”, he’s jacked, he’s tan and he’s Portuguese and Italian.”

Jersey Shore Family Vacation airs Thursdays (8 p.m. ET) on MTV.


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Hedi Slimane Unveils Venue for Celine Debut

PARIS CENTRAL: For his debut show for Celine on Sept. 28, Hedi Slimane has chosen a powerful symbol of Paris: the Hôtel des Invalides, home to Napoleon’s tomb.
The designer posted an image on Instagram of a metallic structure being erected under the building’s gilded dome, which sits a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, with the caption: “Show location Paris.”

It won’t be the first time Slimane has staged a display at the venue. It was also the setting for his fall 2014 men’s show for Saint Laurent.
Since he began to unveil his vision for Celine earlier this month, Slimane — who in recent years has been based in Los Angeles — has exalted the French heritage of the house.
He named his first handbag design for the label, the 16, after the location of the brand’s headquarters and atelier in a 17th-century mansion at 16 Rue Vivienne.

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Cristina Ottaviano RTW Spring 2019

During the first week of June, eveningwear designer Cristina Ottaviano took a trip to Lake Como, which resulted in a fluid, water-inspired spring collection. The designer’s mills are also based in the region, giving her the opportunity to go into them and design the pieces while she was there, which she described as “phenomenal.” The result included abstract interpretations — an off-the-shoulder gown with a printed sequin and stretch tulle base and bustier that mimicked the texture and feel of water or a strapless white gown with gold herringbone bugle cascading across the bust and down the dress. All of the looks were refined and elegant, with pops of surprise and fun, like a light pink suit set, strapless gold minidress or a divine white column dress with a silver top. Next up for Ottaviano: her second bridal collection in October.

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Fila and Bandier Team up for Three Capsule Collections

THREE FOR THE ROAD: Fila is building on its ties to Bandier by developing three exclusive collections this fall.
The first capsule collection will debut in Bandier stores and on its site Thursday. Shoppers in the Bandier store at 108 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will find the offerings hard to miss. Aside from the window displays, there will also be in-store displays and consumer activations. There will also be paid social media efforts, out-of-home advertising and a wheat pasting campaign.
The Fila collaboration will include pricier items than its standard athletic offerings such as a $ 625 suede jacket, while a flared skort is $ 108. The eight-piece range is designed in Fila’s signature red, white and navy color palette — with the addition of a light-blue hue — and classic pinstripes adorn fabrics like terry and suede.
A Fila spokeswoman said the Bandier collaboration “is a natural extension of the brand’s history as we continue to push forward as a fashion brand with a sports DNA. We continue to find like-minded partners like Bandier, whose DNA is in athletic lifestyle category.”
The second installment, which includes such pieces as a long varsity jacket and turtleneck sweater, will be dropped in mid-October and the third one

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Why Kate Middleton Doesn’t Have a Cameo in the Queen’s New Documentary (and Meghan Markle Does)

With the newest member of the Windsor clan, Meghan Markle, taking a starring role on the new Queen of the World documentary, focus has turned to whether Kate Middleton will be featured in the film. 

The answer is not much. The royal mom of three was on maternity leave after the birth of Prince Louis in April when a lot of the filming was conducted. 

With the Commonwealth being the theme of the documentary — and the British meeting of the heads of government from the 53 nations, called CHOGM, in April a central element — she simply wasn’t taking part in functions with the family at that time.

“Kate was largely out of action during the main filming,” an insider with the documentary says. “CHOGM was a focal point and she was due to give birth any minute then.”

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But, don’t despair, Princess Kate is seen — just not speaking directly to the camera or in conversation, as Meghan, Harry and William are.

“There is film of events and receptions which she attended, so you do see her,” the insider adds.

RELATED: See the Exciting Moment Meghan Markle Lays Eyes on Her Wedding Dress After the Big Day

In a clip from the upcoming documentary, Meghan is seen viewing her wedding dress for the first time since her royal wedding. A huge smile crosses her face as she looks at her bridal outfit from top to bottom, then touches her veil, which features hand-embroidered flowers from each of the 53 counties in the Commonwealth.

The same production company that made the documentary, which airs on HBO on October 1, did secure the royal mom’s first major TV interview when she spoke for the documentary, Our Queen at 90 in 2016. 

Queen of the World tells the story of Queen Elizabeth’s impact during her extraordinary and record-breaking reign, and airs on ITV1 in the U.K. in two parts, starting on September 25th and on HBO in the U.S. on October 1. 


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Designers Shine at Discovery Lab, On|Off Showcases in London

RISING UP: Among the rising stars at the British Fashion Council’s Discovery Lab were Asian designers who either studied in the U.K. or crossed the globe to present their brand in the country for the first time. The most notable names at this London Fashion Week showcase were Maarknull and Underage, whose collections were steeped in nostalgic street and club references, but with an eye on the future.
Marrknull meshed the athletic wear worn by school kids in China with traditional Chinese clothes. It dismantled stereotypes and created a fresh aesthetic. Among the collection’s highlights was the baseball jacket qipao, which reimagined an army green satin bomber jacket into a qipao dress silhouette, and a track jacket layered with a mesh fisherman’s vest.
London-based Chinese designer Ying Shen of Underage looked to the Club Kids of the late Eighties and early Nineties for her spring 2019 collection. It featured distressed denim in various iterations, as well as boxy wool tweed jackets layered over floral and fringed skirts that were held up by leather harnesses. The collection felt a bit dystopian but wholly appropriate given today’s political climate.
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Aspesi RTW Spring 2019

Aspesi is known for its easy-chic outerwear, flattering cotton and silk shirts, well-cut trousers and fresh summery shirtdresses. But in keeping with the Milan-based company’s new goal to reach a wider audience worldwide, Aspesi unveiled a spring wardrobe focused on a more elegant look. Even if the brand’s daywear staples were still there — think linen blazers layered over cotton printed with chic graphic patterns, lightweight trenchcoats and colorful boxy sleeveless tops worn with fluid maxi skirts — the lineup offered its particular take on eveningwear.
This is Aspesi, so there was no bling-bling, no flamboyant decoration or any kind of extravaganza. A group of minimal dresses in bright tones of red, hot pink, purple and yellow were impeccable. A bustier style was embellished with a tiny belt at the waist, a fluid halter-neck design showed crisscross details at the back and a cotton poplin T-shirt frock had a feminine V-neck. A textured brocade fabric was crafted for a sophisticated jacket and trousers matched with a featherweight blouse with a Chinese collar and an allover tone-on-tone beaded pattern.
The collection achieved Aspesi’s aim, moving the brand forward with quintessentially feminine style while not losing its signature discreet Milanese elegance.

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Shayne Oliver Presents Capsule Collection with Colmar

On the eve of Milan Fashion Week, performance apparel company Colmar unveiled its collaboration with American designer Shayne Oliver with a party filled with fake snow, held Tuesday night at the Arco Della Pace venue here.
The collaboration between Oliver and Colmar falls under the sportswear company’s A.G.E. project, which stands for Advanced Garment Exploration. The company plans to conscript designers and other creative types to give its heritage with a contemporary take.
Oliver’s capsule collection comprises three different drops. While the first delivery — priced at between 500 euros and 2,200 euros — is already available at six locations worldwide including Browns in London, I.T. in Hong Kong, New York’s Totokaelo, Gr8 in Tokyo, Milan’s Excelsior and online at Ssense, the second drop is slated to hit retail in December. Colmar chief executive officer Giulio Colombo said a third capsule is expected for fall 2019.
“I do like to be subversive, … I do think that people are spending a lot of money on really basic, normal clothes and I wanted to add a bit of design,” said Oliver. And so he did, giving Colmar’s signature outerwear pieces exaggerated proportions, at times layering them or transforming them into capes and trimmed with

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Patton Oswalt Recalls 2016 Emmys Win After Heartbreak of Wife’s Death: My Life Is ‘Pure Gold’ Now

What a difference two years has made for Patton Oswalt.

The comedian, 49, looked back on how his life has changed after Monday’s 2018 Emmy Awards, sharing touching side-by-side photos on Twitter.

One photo showed Oswalt after the 2016 Emmys, sitting alone with his trophy outside of an Arby’s.

Though he won his first Emmy that year — an outstanding writing for a variety special honor given to him in celebration of his Netflix special, Talking for Clapping — the star had a sullen expression on his face. The awards show followed not long after his late wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, had died unexpectedly in her sleep in April 2016 at age 46.

Oswalt’s second photo was far more joyful. Sitting outside of the same Arby’s, he was lacking the Emmy — having lost at Monday’s show in the same category, where he was nominated for his Netflix special, Annihilation. But his wife Meredith Salenger sat beside him, locking lips with the star in the picture.

“Two years ago versus today,” Oswalt captioned the images. “No Emmy this time, but a life that’s turned pure gold thanks to @MeredthSalenger.”

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Missing from the photo was Oswalt’s daughter Alice Rigney, 9 — his only child with McNamara. She was instrumental in helping Oswalt through his grief after McNamara’s passing.

“If I hadn’t had a daughter and my wife died, we wouldn’t be talking right now. I’m not saying I would be dead, but I would be a shut-in alcoholic,” he revealed in a 2017 interview with Playboy. “Everything would have shut down. I wouldn’t have been about anything. But with Alice, it was and is ‘You got to get up.’ ”

Both Alice and McNamara got a shout-out in Oswalt’s 2016 Emmy’s speech. “I want to share this with two people,” he said. “One of them is my daughter Alice, waiting at home. The other one is… waiting somewhere else, I hope.”

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Oswalt tied the knot with Salenger, 48, in November 2017, four months after their engagement. The duo had gone public with their romance that June.

“I’ve only ever felt that level of joy once before in my life, and it was so profound and perfect it felt greedy to ever wish for it again,” Oswalt told PEOPLE exclusively following the couple’s nuptials.

He added, “But I did, so now all I can do is show Meredith a level of gratitude and love that’s greater than the joy she’s brought me, and my daughter Alice. Because this is a new level of joy, and a new life, and I’ll always strive to deserve it.”


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Victoria’s Secret’s Pink Redefines Its Loyalty Program

REDEFINING GIRLS CLUB:  Victoria’s Secret has relaunched its loyalty program for Pink Nation, which targets independent college-age women.
The lifestyle brand aims to deliver a more innovative brand experience through its newly designed mobile app. The program includes the rollout of member-only offers and benefits, in-app games and content, as well as access to exclusive events. The offers and promotions can be directly applied to the recipient’s cart in the app. Pink Nation will also serve as a platform for women to connect with their respective college campus brand ambassadors. The platform is building out a Campus tab that will become a media hub for all things connected with college survival from moving into a dorm to cramming for midterms and looking for a job.
Sarah Sylvester, senior vice president of Pink Marketing, said Pink Nation was built to be a “nontraditional loyalty program. We are proud it has become a real community; a real relationship between us and our girl.”
Keri Wilson, director of Pink Digital marketing, said, “The average person has around 80 apps on their phone at a time, and that number increases for college girls. To be part of her mobile world, we created a truly unique experience she

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Brooks Brothers RTW Spring 2019

Creative Director Zac Posen delivered a garden party brimming with a youthful take on corporate attire inspired in part by images of Jacqueline de Ribes in the garden.
He introduced a cheeky cherry print, which was cut into a playful pleated skirt and embroidered onto a little T, and undercut the collection with a fresh vintage ease. Pink tweed suiting was enlivened with fluorescent orange specks, while a prim-cut blazer came in a sweet pastel orange. A floral jacquard jacket-and-skirt set harked to the fashion sensibility that could be seen in his namesake secondary line.
The storied brand has been able to draw in younger customers with updates to wardrobe staples that have a modern, easy approach to sophistication. Shirt dressing has been key, and was cut this season with a navy porcelain print and an orange style with a playful wrap belt. No item balanced modish feminine flair with a transitional day-to-evening quality more than a flirty color-blocked dress in blush, ivory and lime.
Posen made sure to offer loyal customers approachable elegance with classic seersucker in driftwood brown, suiting styled with casual striped Ts and stretchy graphic jacquards. For the new professional woman, look no further for a blend of leisure,

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Balmain Opens Miami Flagship

PARIS — Looking to bolster its retail and wholesale channels across the United States, Balmain, ahead of Art Basel Miami Beach, has cut the ribbon on a 2,220-square-foot Miami flagship located at Bal Harbour Shops. Next month will see the opening of a 1,555-square-foot Las Vegas boutique, set within a wing of the Wynn Plaza.
Conceived by Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing in partnership with three young architects from Paris’ Studio AMV — Anna Philippou, Marie-Charlotte Prosperi-Fouchard and Victoire Guerlay — the interior design for both stores was based on the brand’s Milan flagship, which opened in April. The direction channels the codes of the classic Parisian hôtel particulier while integrating hi-tech features, such as the My City of Lights virtual reality concept that debuted in Milan.

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Massimo Piombini, chief executive officer of Balmain, spoke of “the strong bond between Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing and America.”
Among what drew the brand to the respective cities, Miami is “a very important destination for the Latin American consumer — and Balmain has long been popular with that shopper, as well,” Piombini said.
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In Her Own Words: Model Gabi Gregg on Accepting That ‘Thinness Shouldn’t Be My Primary Obsession’

Model Gabi Gregg (a.k.a. Gabi Fresh) opens up to PEOPLE about learning to feel confident in her own skin as she models her latest lingerie line — plus, why it’s important to continue to break down industry ideals.

Like most adolescent girls, I struggled immensely with my body image growing up. When I turned 12, I transferred to a suburban private school where I was surrounded by classmates who looked nothing like me. They were rich, white and thin. As a chubby black kid from a lower-middle class background, all I wanted was to fit in.

As I got older, I grew into my identity but continued to buy into the idea that my life would get exponentially better as soon as I lost weight. I loved fashion, and I would fantasize about the day when I’d finally reach my goal size and confidently wear sexier clothing, bikinis and lingerie.

In college, I was introduced to niche body positivity and fashion forums online where plus-size women shared their daily outfits and connected over shared experiences. Living in a larger body definitely affects how society treats you, and finally connecting with others who understood that experience was not only validating, but also healing. Just as transformative, though, was seeing images of women of all shapes and sizes confidently sharing photos of themselves. You have no idea just how important visibility and representation are until you actually see yourself consistently represented for the first time. I realized that maybe I was okay at my weight, and maybe the pursuit of thinness shouldn’t be my primary obsession in life.

Slowly but surely, I began to feel better about my own body. I reclaimed the word fat and started blogging about personal style and plus size fashion resources, quickly amassing a significant following. Creating a tight-knit community of women who were excited to finally have a place to cheer each other on and connect over where to get the latest fashion not only gave me a sense of purpose, but also fostered my self-confidence.

While I was having a blast experimenting with new outfit ideas and sharing photos publicly, in my private life I still struggled with how potential partners would feel about my body. I could dance around in my underwear alone all day — in fact, I preferred stripping down to my undies as soon as I got home! But the idea of anyone else seeing me in a state of undress was intimidating.

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As my blog grew, though, so did my understanding of feminism, body positivity and fashion. I loved clothing because it was a fun way to express myself — it was for me, not others — and I realized the same could be true of lingerie. While it’s almost always marketed as if its existence is for male pleasure, that didn’t have to be the case: I could wear lingerie simply because it’s beautiful and it helps me feel beautiful.

Once I understood that, I decided that the next Valentine’s Day, I would produce and model a lingerie photo shoot for my blog. I was excited to shoot and post the photos, framing it as an act of self-love. Much like the holiday, lingerie could be reclaimed as a way to treat yourself to something nice, without the pressure or expectation of what it signifies to someone else. The shoot was my first time wearing lingerie in front of others, and I genuinely had gotten to a place where I felt beautiful. Seeing the final pictures confirmed what I had learned to be true: the joy and genuine confidence radiated off of the screen and that’s why I looked beautiful. It was no longer about whether my body “good” or “bad.”

Little did I know that years later, I would be approached by Playful Promises to design my own lingerie line, but I truly feel that I’ve come full circle. I’m honored that I now get to create fun designs that empower the wearer, especially when she has usually been left out of this experience.

As a size 18 and 38HH bra top, going shopping for underwear can often be a defeating experience. I bypass all of the cute and sexy options and get to my section where the boring, beige bras are lined up like utilitarian uniforms. Because of this, when I design my collections I am adamant that each and every piece is made thoughtfully and includes statement elements that make it unique. This year, I pushed the envelope by not only incorporating fabrics like lace and mesh, but added even more specialty details like embroidery, sequins and cut outs.

I know that by consistently delivering exciting new options to plus size women who have previously been ignored by this industry, I’m helping to spread the transformative experience I had so many years ago of finally feeling deserving, worthy and empowered. I couldn’t be more humbled and honored to carry the torch.


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Sanyo Partnering With Apolis Men’s Brand

Apolis, a socially conscious men’s brand, has inked a deal with Sanyo Shokai to expand the label’s presence in Japan as well as its product offering.
Sanyo will act as a partner, exclusive distributor and licensor for the brand and will oversee production and distribution starting with the spring/summer 2019 season.
As part of the deal, the Apolis e-commerce site will be relaunched, a flagship store will open in Tokyo, the brand will add women’s wear and its men’s wear offering will be expanded.
Creative director Raan Parton will partner with the Sanyo team to design the product, which will be manufactured in the Japanese company’s factories in that country along with Apolis’ network of global artisans rounding out the production.
Collections will be produced globally and will continue to adhere to Apolis’ sustainable standards and environmental conscientiousness. The brand was certified as a B Impact Corporation in 2012, a designation for businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.
Isao Iwata, president, representative director and chief operating officer of Sanyo, called Apolis “an early adopter of sustainable practices and socially aware production. Sanyo has also been a company with a

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SoHo’s Preview Showcases Athletic Apparel and Technology Brands

ACTIVE RECOVERY: As its name suggests, the new SoHo store Preview is a base camp of brands for men who like to be athletic or at least look like they do.
The 4,000-square-foot store at 134 Prince Street offers a bevy of sporty brands that complement wearables — and other tech items. The permanent space includes an initial assortments from Olivers, Zaerobe Rec, Wheelers V, Fourlaps, Twenty Montreal, Endeavor Athletics, Aeance, Swet Tailor, Hickies and Helmm. Health and technology partners include Amazfit, Whoop, Halo Neuroscience, Hyperice and Reverie. Halo, for example, uses headsets to enhance neuropriming to try to improve athletes’ motor skills and performance levels.
Preview’s ethos is segmented into three areas — In Action, In Transit and In Recovery — which are meant to reflect the three pillars of urban life. Founders Geoff Harris and Wesley Collins spent a year scouting locations and interviewing potential brands. Before they culled their final list of sports-minded vendors, they approached the brands via customer support lines and often wound up talking to the founders of various companies. Harris said, “We interviewed them, walked around the city, talked about our plans and what we saw as a need for this.”
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Jenny Packham RTW Spring 2019

After showing in New York for nearly a decade, Jenny Packham came home to London to celebrate her 30 years in business. She staged two presentations at her Mount Street flagship, one for press on Sunday and a separate one for customers — and the public — was planned for Monday.
A celebrity and royal favorite with a flourishing evening, cocktail and bridal business, Packham took Jean Harlow as her inspiration for spring, conjuring a collection with lots of old Tinseltown glamour, inspired by the alluring — and hard-living — actress and Thirties Hollywood star.
“It was time to bring Jean out,” said Packham, who said her interest in Harlow was piqued when she was in Hollywood a few years ago, looking at Marilyn Monroe memorabilia. While the looks she showed on Sunday were beaded and sequined and adorned with Swarovski crystals, she said she wanted to do them all with a light touch.
The old-world glam quotient was high: A version of the silver sequin-paved wrap-front gown has already sold out on Net-a-porter, while a long, midnight blue hand-beaded dress had a plunging V neck.
At the same time, there was always a modern yet demure feel to the clothes. A frothy dress

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Lela Rose Broadens Range Via Bridal Jewelry Collaboration With Brilliant Earth

LELA SPARKLES: In a first for her company, Lela Rose has teamed with Brilliant Earth to create a collection of engagement rings and wedding bands.
Over the years, Rose has received her share of partnership proposals that missed the mark. “Diapers was definitely interesting,” Rose said. “And a very well-known soda company wanted us to do a collaboration. I was like, ‘Nooo.’ I just feel so strongly about what that does to your health. To me, that would almost be like a cigarette company saying, ‘Can you do this?’”
Brilliant Earth’s commitment to ethically and responsibly sourced diamonds won over the designer. The fine jewelry company’s use of recycled metals and conflict-free diamonds were other bonuses, as well as its support of communities where products are sourced. “That finally felt like the right company to partner with so we’re really excited about it,” Rose said.
The new Brilliant Earth X Lela Rose Bridal Jewelry collection will feature six engagement rings and two wedding bands, all in platinum, 14K rose gold, 18K white gold or 18K yellow gold. It will debut on Brilliant Earth’s site and the designer’s own on Sept. 27. Retail prices will range from $ 2,190 to $ 4,390. The rings will also be

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Pregnant Carrie Underwood Reveals She Suffered 3 Miscarriages in Last 2 Years: ‘I Got Mad’

Carrie Underwood has revealed that she suffered from three miscarriages in the last two years.

Underwood — who shares Isaiah, 3, with hockey player husband Mike Fisher, 38, and has a baby on the way — opened up about her challenging fertility struggles in an interview on CBS Sunday Morning, saying she experienced the first miscarriage in 2017.

“I’d kind of planned that 2017 was, you know, going to be the year that I work on new music, and I have a baby,” Underwood said. “We got pregnant early 2017, and didn’t work out.”

Underwood says she leaned into her faith at the time. “And that was the thing, in the beginning, it was like, ‘Okay, God, we know this is, just wasn’t Your timing. And that is all right. We will bounce back and figure our way through it.’”

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After suffering a second miscarriage in 2017 and a third in 2018, “at that point, it was just kind of like, ‘Okay, like, what’s the deal? What is all of this?’” said Underwood.

“I had always been afraid to be angry,” Underwood explained of her reaction to the heartbreak on CBS. “Because we are so blessed. And my son, Isaiah, is the sweetest thing. And he’s the best thing in the world. And I’m like, ‘If we can never have any other kids, that’s okay, because he’s amazing.’ And I have this amazing life. Like, really, what can I complain about? I can’t. I have an incredible husband, incredible friends, an incredible job, an incredible kid. Can I be mad? No.”


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But when she was having a fourth miscarriage, “I got mad,” Underwood told CBS News’ Tracy Smith.

One of her most emotional moments came as she cuddled with her son and thought, “Why on Earth do I keep getting pregnant if I can’t have a kid? Like, what is this? Shut the door. Like, do something. Either shut the door or let me have a kid.”

“And for the first time, I feel like I actually I told God how I felt,” she added. “That was like a Saturday — and the Monday I went to the doctor to, like, confirm, another miscarriage. And they told me everything was great!”

She said, “He heard me.”


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Why Under Armour Collaborated With A$AP Rocky on a Skate Shoe

More than a year after rumors emerged, the Under Armour and A$ AP Rocky collaboration is finally available to purchase.
Officially named the AWGE x Under Armour SRLo, the sneaker will be sold today at an experiential pop-up in Harlem. The space, titled AWOL, which was created in partnership with AWGE, A$ AP Rocky’s creative agency, and Matte, a creative agency and production company, features four floors.
The basement is dedicated to retail, the first floor is a skate park, the second floor is an AWGE interactive space, and the third floor will host a rave. The shop exemplifies what influenced Rocky when developing the shoe with Dave Mayhew, a former pro skater who helped design the original Osiris D3 20 years ago with Brian Reid. The pop-up will be open to the public from 4 p.m. to midnight.
The skate category is a new world for Under Armour, but they lent Rocky complete creative freedom and tied the shoe back to performance by integrating its Hovr cushioning technology to make it light and comfortable. The shoe retails for $ 250, one of Under Armour’s most expensive price points, and comes in black along with a black-and-white colorway.
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Vin and Omi Pioneers a New Eco Religion

Last night at the St. Pancras under the iconic wrought-iron and glass ceiling of the Victorian train station, eco design duo Vim and Omi staged the brand’s largest collection with 70 looks and launched the Bin 2 Body project in collaboration with London College of Fashion. Passengers coming off of the Eurostar train looked on with curiosity as models, both street cast and professionals, strutted around the Grand Terrace of St. Pancras International wearing a collection inspired by a mixture of underground movements including punk, Nineties Club Kids, Mexican and Harlem subcultures.
“We wanted really bright clothes, really bold silhouettes and it’s really in your face to provoke thought,” Vin told WWD after the show.
Emblazoned on rubber pinafores, elongated tank tops, one-piece swimming costumes, oversized tack bottoms and deconstructed dresses were poodle and pentagram motifs, as well as the slogan Fake News. Vin and Omi have deftly made a stance for a new approach to fashion since the brand started. And this season, the pair has made perhaps their strongest statement yet, championing a new kind of religion — an eco one — where intelligence (poodles are among the smartest animals), respect for the earth (the pentagram is a pagan symbol

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Gareth Pugh RTW Spring 2019

Gareth Pugh, one of London’s most celebrated provocateurs, staged his spring 2019 show as an ode to his hometown and to “outsider society.”
Set in a dimly lit space of the Old Selfridges hotel and to the blasting sounds of industrial music, Pugh revisited some of his signatures, to deliver a powerful, high-voltage spectacle.
The show opened with a cry in the dark — Freddie Mercury singing “Why can’t we gives ourselves one more chance” — which made everyone’s hair stand on end. It was followed by a parade of models who stomped down the runway, strutting their stuff in punk, high platform boots that made them look like otherworldly creatures.
The clothes inspired the same punchy attitude. There was a strong focus on tailoring with an array of blazers and tuxedo dresses featuring big shoulders and spliced sleeves, while other signatures like funnel necks and sharp, voluminous trench coats in metallic leather were also peppered throughout the range.
Pugh also brought back a graphic red and orange star print — splashed all over coats and bodysuits — that was first introduced in his graduate collection.
It was a fierce, riotous collection that was reminiscent of a time when fashion was more about a purist,

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Watch the Delpozo Spring 2019 London Fashion Week Show Live on WWD

Watch the Delpozo Spring/Summer 2019 London Fashion Week Show live on WWD on Sunday, September 16 at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
 

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How Meghan Markle Will Make Harry Feel Like a True Prince on His Birthday

Meghan Markle knows how to take a celebration up a notch. And for Prince Harry’s 34th birthday on Saturday, the duchess, who has called herself a “pretty good cook and a firm believer in handwritten notes,” will no doubt pull out all the stops for her new husband’s big day.

Thanks to her former love of social media and her now-defunct lifestyle website, The Tig, Meghan has given us major insight into how she’ll plan a birthday fit for a prince!

She’ll write Harry a love note.
“If given the option between fingers to keyboard, or pen to paper, I will always choose the latter,” she wrote. “Because amongst the throwback things that I love (a ’62 porsche speedster à la Dylan McKay in 90210, a bevy of Vargas girls, a Busby Berkeley film, or cooking over a charcoal grill), what trumps all is my love of writing (and receiving) a handwritten note.”

She’ll give a thoughtful gift…
“It’s easy to grab another T-shirt for your man — but you’ll likely steal it for PJs anyway. Instead, give him something creative that he’ll actually enjoy.”

…like a new book
“There’s simply nothing like making that first fire in the fireplace (or hey, just lighting a candle) and cracking open a new novel where endless possibilities abound. Because whether it’s to escape, to inform, to inspire, or to just turn off the world while you sit by a pool, I love getting lost in a good book.”

She’ll be affectionate.
“Let’s discuss the simple pleasures in life: holding someone’s hand so seamlessly that you can’t decipher their fingers from your own, fresh baked bread smeared with briny French butter, a smile that says you are endlessly adored, the sizzle and smell of sautéing onions, and finding the perfect book,” she wrote.

She’ll plan a fun trip.
“I have the travel bug not a week goes by without me finding my derrière on a plane.”

She’ll wear something special.
“Perhaps it’s the girly girl in me. Maybe it’s the fact that if given the choice between punk and pretty, I will always vote for pretty. For women looking like ladies. For the opportunity to wow with class and grace and fairytale level ball gown beauty.”

She’ll take him to a yoga class.
“I was born and raised in Los Angeles, a California girl who lives by the ethos that most things can be cured with either yoga, the beach, or a few avocados.”

She’ll cook him a special birthday meal.
“Some days you have a bite of food that makes you go ‘woah.’ Your eyes widen, you look down at the plate, almost pushing things around with your fork to see what’s making it so special. You take another bite, smiling as you do so, almost laughing, because it’s just so damn good.”
Meghan Markle knows how to take a celebration up a notch!

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She’ll plan an epic date night.
“There’s nothing like a jewel box sized restaurant to add to the intimacy and coziness of a night out — because, let’s be honest — some the best meals of our lives have less to do with the food specifically, and more to do with the overall experience; the space being high on the list.”

She’ll be romantic.
“ think it’s safe to say that we all fall in love a little bit every day. Be it with your partner, your crush, even a person in passing that energetically makes your heart go pitter pat. Whatever the case may be, when you meet someone that makes you beam, you must take note.”


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Icecream Relaunches as Luxury Brand

Icecream, which was founded by Pharrell Williams and Tomoaki Nagao, better known as Nigo, in 2005, the same year they started Billionaire Boys Club, is back but with a sleeker, more elevated aesthetic.
Williams, who still owns the brand, and his team took into account how luxury and streetwear are commingling and brought on Matthew Chevallard, the founder of Del Toro, to design the collection, which will be released as mini capsules throughout the year. The Icecream sneakers were originally produced by Reebok.
“We wanted to pay homage to what Pharrell and Nigo created but bring it up to date,” said Chevallard. “We think this can sit alongside brands like Off White, Gucci and Palm Angels. We are also seeing consumers buying more luxury tchotchkes and collector’s items so that will be included in the line.”

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First up is a capsule that harkens back to Icecream’s diamond and dollars print. The assortment includes a made-in-Italy sneaker with leather laces, a leather-wrapped sole and a gel bottom, a velour slip-on sneaker, suede slides and a trucker hat. The line retails from $ 195 for the slides to R$ 350 for the sneakers. The footwear will be sold in clear, acrylic boxes covered with the Icecream logo.
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Anya Hindmarch Urges Public to Chill During London Fashion Week

A CLOUDY DAY IN LONDON TOWN: Anya Hindmarch loves putting on a wacky show. Past ones have featured spinning teacup rides or handbags singing show tunes while the latest is an immersive, Instagram-able presentation for the press and the public with big, fat bean bags shaped like clouds, a live choral concert and lots of meditative moments.
The installation, Chubby Cloud by Anya Hindmarch, is a three-day event that’s taking place at Banqueting House, the neo-classical gem designed by Inigo Jones. The great hall has a vast Peter Paul Rubens on the ceiling and once Saturday morning’s giddy guests had jumped, vaulted and flopped down on the big white bean bag that nearly took up the room, they could view that painting like never before.
On Saturday, a BBC presenter invited guests to relax on the cloud while he read “The Shipping Forecast,” a regular radio weather report for the seas around the U.K. (many British people find this both informative and soothing) as Hindmarch spoke briefly about the virtues of taking a break. The accessories designer has booked a lineup of ticketed talks, meditations, music and bedtime stories over the three-day period.

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Xiao Li RTW Spring 2019

“I wanted to create a strong holiday feeling with this collection because to be honest, everyone around me had a holiday in August and I’m quite jealous! I missed mine,” the designer Xiao Li told WWD after the show.
For Li’s holiday wardrobe, stripes reigned supreme, as well as delicate ginghams, bold oversized holographic hats and whisper-weight silk pieces embellished with ice blue crystals.
Wide summer stripes in baby blue, pink and yellow opened the show on a series of boxy jackets with ruff detailing and matching skirts, followed by macs paired with tulle socks and white platform sandals, and pullovers worn over hooded swimsuits. Delicate drop-waisted gingham dresses were subverted with belted leather harnesses featuring structured ruffles that sat atop shoulders, while sleeveless iridescent macs were nipped with contrasting belts with exaggerated buckles.
This season, Li developed a fabric inspired by bubble wrap made using silk that was cleverly transformed into full-cut trousers, delicate fishermen’s vests teamed with flouncy skirts, and a lustrous tiered hem dress that closed the show.

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Dog-Obsessed Facebook Group Creates Foundation to Save Dogs Ahead of Natural Disasters

Chances are if you love puppies and pooches, you are a member of I Love My Dog, a Facebook group with more than 5.5 million followers.

It’s a magical place filled with adorable videos, the cutest memes and plenty of pup pictures, and now the creators are working to do something extra-special for its four-legged friends.

The Facebook page’s media company I Love My Dog So Much, LLC (ILMDSM) recently launched the I Love My Dog So Much Foundation, a volunteer-based non-profit started following last year’s natural disasters in an effort to protect pets before the next event hits.

“Raising money in advance of natural disasters is the root of the I Love My Dog So Much Foundation,” says David Abbott, Board Member of the ILMDSM Foundation and Founder/CEO of I Love My Dog So Much, LLC. “In doing so, we can be ready to make a greater impact when these unfortunate events arise — there is no time to waste.”

The foundation is dedicated to raising money in advance of a natural disasters, like Hurricane Florence, so staff can deploy funds and supplies when needed and get pets to safety before anything happens.

This way dogs and other pets have food, shelter, foster care, transport, vaccines and medical care before the chaos. That doesn’t mean that the foundation’s support stops there: They are also on the ground after a natural disaster to help the animals who need it most.

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ILMDSM assisted with rescue efforts following Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, and the group is raising funds for pets affected by the California wildfires. Currently, ILMDSM has hurricane-safe vehicles in the Carolinas so the can provide immediate assistance to animals caught in Hurricane Florence.

“The I Love My Dog So Much (ILMDSM) Foundation is currently preparing for relief efforts to assist the pets and animals of the Carolinas post Hurricane Florence,” foundation director Nic Perkin tells PEOPLE. “When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas last year, the I Love My Dog So Much Foundation raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help with medical supplies, shelter, food, water and transportation for animals in need. Let’s come together and do the same for our friends in the Carolinas. All ILMDSM Foundation employees are volunteers. We strive to make every dollar count and to help as many animals as possible. Please help spread the word,” 

To assist ILMDSM in its efforts to protect pets from environmental disasters, you learn more at the non-profit’s website.


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OVS, Massimo Piombo Unveil New Brand

Italian men’s wear designer Massimo Piombo has a couple of new jobs to add to its résumé.
On Thursday, Italian retailer OVS and the designer launched the new Piombo brand, cutting the ribbon of the label’s first freestanding store here. OVS and Piombo hold a 70 percent and 30 percent stake in the company, respectively.
In addition, the designer, who was named OVS men’s artistic director in March, will expand his role. Stefano Beraldo, OVS chief executive officer, announced that Piombo will take on the creative director post overseeing all the retailer’s lines, which include women’s wear and kid’s wear — a particularly successful segment for OVS according to Beraldo — along with men’s wear.
The fashion direction of the OVS women’s ready-to-wear collections will continue to be led by Caterina Salvador, under Piombo’s guidance.
The first store for the new Piombo brand, which is positioned in the contemporary, affordable luxury segment, is located in the city’s artsy Brera district. The 1,291-square-foot unit will be open for business Sept. 14, along with a second banner in Treviso, in Italy’s Veneto region.

The new Piombo label’s first store in Milan. 
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Carbon38’s First Retail Store Opens in Palisades Village

E-commerce destination Carbon38 is now a bicoastal brick-and-mortar presence with the graduation of its Bridgehampton pop-up to permanent status, and next week’s opening of a newly built boutique in Palisades Village.
Like the other boutiques in the retail center, Carbon38 was able to impart its own design aesthetic on the exterior as well as the interior. The 1,141-square-foot store designed by Montalba Architects features a blackened steel storefront and charred wood canopy riffing on the “carbon” in Carbon38, while the inside is clean, white Calcutta marble.

The interior of Carbon 38’s Palisades Village store. 

The store will carry items from the brand’s most recent collaborations with Cushnie, Alala and Selkie and offer complimentary tailoring, private shopping events, in-store panel discussions and a bar-style “community table” where customers can learn about the brand and product.
“We’ve been traipsing around different neighborhoods across the globe for a while, but I wanted our first store to be in our hometown,” said cofounder and chief executive officer Katie Warner Johnson. “Spaces and architecture are so important to us, and it’s rare to be walking into a space that’s wet clay, and a gift that it’s so close to home.”

The interior of Carbon 38’s Palisades Village store. 

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Versus RTW Spring 2019

“Gianni gave Donatella Versus 1989” was the iconic print of the Versus spring collection, which marks the 30th anniversary of the brand to be celebrated next year. The lineup was unveiled with one-on-one appointments at the brand’s showroom in Milan.
The lettering came printed on a range of easy-to-wear, street-focused pieces, which embodied the urban, young and fun spirit of the brand. T-shirts, dresses with side slits, hoodies, mini pleated skirts, anoraks and jeans created an iconic, bold wardrobe for frisky, cool city boys and girls.
Vintage prints were revamped with a contemporary twist. A hand-painted feel gave an artsy, creative touch to the lettering inspired by Gianni Versace’s Vanitas Designs book. The motif was splashed on camp shirts, leggings, sweatshirts and skirts with nylon waistbands, while a logo with Gianni Versace’s authentic signature pops up on off-the-shoulder cropped tops and sleeveless hoodies.
Multicolor logo patches in a fresh palette of aqua green and neon pink punctuated the sharp-cut indigo denim pants, jackets and mini skirts, as well as the eye-catching nylon parkas and windbreakers.
Drawstring details, net and retro sporty graphics also introduced a touch of athleticism in the colorblocked dresses, tops and track suits, which epitomized the highly energetic, dynamic soul of the

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Justin Bieber’s Manager Says He Once Feared Singer Would Die from ‘So Much Crap in His System’

Scooter Braun says that he once thought Justin Bieber would die in his sleep.

The music manager, 37, opened up about the “What Do You Mean?” singer’s dark past in a wide-ranging interview on Van Lathan’s The Red Pill podcast.

“I thought he was going to die,” Braun said candidly about Bieber, 24, in the discussion released Wednesday. “I thought he was going to go to sleep one night and have so much crap in his system that he would not wake up the next morning.”

Braun explained, “There was a time where I would go to sleep almost every night, when he had the money to fly away from me, and I was worried every night that I was going to lose him.”

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Braun said he tried to save Bieber by keeping him from his music. “That was the time where I was telling him he’s not allowed to work,” Braun recalled. “And he used to yell and scream at me. He wanted to put music out, he wanted to tour, but I thought if he did that, he would die. So I just refused. We weren’t making any money … I didn’t want him to work because I wanted him to get healthy.”

Braun says that Bieber, who is engaged to Hailey Baldwin, is now in a much healthier place, all thanks to Bieber’s own determination. “I think that he made a conscious choice for himself to change,” Braun shared. “It wasn’t until one day he woke up and said, ‘Hey, I need to talk to you. I don’t want to be this person anymore.’ He made the decision to change and actually put that into action. The result is who he’s become today.”

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In March 2013, after a week in which Bieber was treated for shortness of breath mid-show and lunged at a photographer, a source told PEOPLE, “He’s wildin’ out. On a scale of hot sauce, he’s a mild, but his money is so hot, it can get him anything.”

The next month, police raided Bieber’s tour bus in Sweden and confiscated drugs.

Then, in January 2014, Bieber’s home was raided by police after he allegedly threw eggs at a neighbor’s house.

Weeks later, he was arrested in Miami for DUI. “Mr. Bieber made a statement that he had consumed some alcohol, and that he had been smoking marijuana and had consumed some prescription medication,” a Miami Beach Police spokesperson said at the time.

“The people close to him try, but he’s a mess,” an industry source told PEOPLE in 2014. “He acts as though he’s never heard the word ‘no’ and he thinks he’s God.”

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Speaking on Lathan’s The Red Pill podcast, Braun reflected on the scrutiny Bieber’s behavior received. “I think Justin is an extraordinary young man who has been given an extraordinary life, and because of that he cannot complain that he’s held to extraordinary standards,” Braun said. “He used to complain, he used to fight it, and that’s kind of what got him into a dark place.”

Braun continued, “But when he accepted his responsibility and took a hard look at himself and not what everyone else was doing, that’s when he owned it, and he got healthy, and he got better, and he made the choice to change.”


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Lathi to Run Daily Operations at Tailored Brands After Ewert’s Departure

Executive board chairman Dinesh Lathi will take over the day-to-day operation of Tailored Brands when Doug Ewert retires as chief executive officer at the end of the month.
The news was revealed during the company’s second-quarter earnings call Wednesday afternoon. Lathi was not named interim ceo, as industry sources had speculated, but will continue to hold his board title while the company conducts “a comprehensive search” for a replacement.
“I am honored and excited to lead the team during the transition process,” Lathi said on the call. “The board has begun a comprehensive search for a new ceo. Our top priority is identifying the best person to lead the company. The board will move forward thoughtfully and will take the time it needs to find the right leader for Tailored Brands.”
He said that when he steps up into the operational role in a few weeks he will be “focused on working with the executive team to accelerate the pace of execution and innovation and our core growth strategies of meeting consumers’ demand for personalization by growing our custom business, strengthening our brands through transformative marketing campaigns, and enhancing our omnichannel capabilities to deliver a superior shopping experience.”
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Marie Claire Celebrates the Female Gaze

WOMEN BEHIND THE LENS: French monthly magazine Marie Claire is putting the spotlight on six female photographers with an exhibition during Paris Fashion Week.
“Aux Yeux des Femmes” (“Through Women’s Eyes”) will feature the fashion images of Sarah Moon, Betina du Toit, Françoise Huguier, Sacha van Dorssen, Marianne Chemetov and Elina Kechicheva, who have all worked with the magazine.
The exhibition at Paris City Hall is part of the “La Mode Aime Paris” program organized by the city. It will feature photographs from 1960 to present day, and will run from Sept. 17 to Oct. 6.

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The retrospective will track the evolution of how women are represented within the pages of Marie Claire and celebrate its female talents.
“Each of the models I worked with were a side of the woman I wanted to portray — a woman who manages to break free from convention,” said Moon.
Huguier, known for her photojournalism, remembers one of her fashion shoots for Marie Claire for which she traveled to Calcutta, India. “I chose to frame the narrative like a ‘roman photo’,” she said, in reference to the European tradition of photo-novels.
Her photo “Le retour de l’enterrement” (“Coming Back from the Funeral”) is one

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Lou Dallas Water Bow RTW Spring 2019

As guests filled in to St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery for designer Raffaella Hanley’s spring Lou Dallas show there was a faint sound of someone clearing their throat playing over the loudspeaker. The sound got louder as the downtown crowd settled in and a ballerina began dancing on a stage of the church.
The sound, it turns out, was part of a piece by James K, in collaboration with Hanley, meant to explore how the mouth works and was a recording of people chewing gum. It got louder and louder as a tribe of models, each blowing gum bubbles came down the runway.
The whole thing played to Hanley’s collection of “do-it-yourself” pieces, which she called “Water Bow,” and was inspired by the idea of wading into the South Street Seaport. The thrashed looking silhouettes had a mix iridescent ruffles with sea colors. Repurposed pieces like biker shorts and knit body suits added to the sea vibe. Hanley again embellished pieces with the phrase “Think Otherwise,” her tongue and check take on a statement top. There was a lot going on but some interesting shapes and homespun craftsmanship to see.

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Maskit Looks to Build U.S. Sales With NYFW Event and Art Installation

MASKIT TAKES NEW YORK: Friends of the Israel Defense Forces’ tristate region is hosting Maskit Fashion House’s NYFW debut today at Metropolitan West. Started in 1954 and known as the first fashion house of Israel, the company belonged to the Israeli government in its earlier years. The idea was to provide work for immigrants and to teach them craftsmanship as well as new techniques. In its prime, there were 2,000 employees and 10 freestanding stores, including a Fifth Avenue location. In 1994, it was shut down before being revived five years ago. Head designer Sharon Tal interned for Alber Elbaz at one point, before specializing in embroidery at Alexander McQueen. The brand is now backed by Lyn and Stef Wertheimer and is being shown for a limited time in New York.
In addition to the fashion show, the company is showcasing a large-scale art project titled “Mount Sodom” by Israeli fashion photographer Eyal Nevo. On view at 10 Times Square through Oct. 6, the project features dancers from the Inbal Dance Theater, Israel’s first and oldest modern dance company. Mount Sodom premiered in Tel Aviv in June in the presence of Israel’s first lady.
The fashion presentation will launch FIDF’s Philanthropic Women Campaign and

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Kourtney Kardashian Tries to Convince ‘Notorious Non-Dancer’ Kim to Participate in Dance Class

Kim Kardashian West is many things, but she’s no “Dancing Queen.”

In PEOPLE’s exclusive sneak peek at Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim, 37, drops in on her sister Kourtney Kardashian‘s dance class — and while for a second it seems like she might be willing to jump in, she quickly clarifies that the dance floor is far from her comfort zone.

“I’m like, a notorious non-dancer,” she explains. “It’s a thing. So let me see what you guys are doing.”

Kourtney — along with the instructor and family friends Larsa Pippen and Malika Haqq — walks Kim through the steps of the choreography.

“Oh yeah, no,” Kim says with a laugh. “I don’t dance. I can’t, you guys. I can be a stage mom! You need to get more into it.”

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And try as they may to cajole her, Kim just won’t budge.

“Kim has this inability to let loose. She’s not even moving,” complains Kourtney, 39. “I mean, if she’s just going to sit here and critique us, then she can leave.”

But at the end of the day, Kim says it best: “I just don’t dance — I make money moves.”

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Ciongoli’s 18 East Collection Features Artisan Handwork

Antonio Ciongoli knows how things work in fashion — and he’s breaking the rules.
Ciongoli, cofounder of Eidos and one-time deputy creative director of Michael Bastian, on Thursday will unveil his new collection, 18 East, a line of men’s wear created by artisans in India and Nepal.
The line is being financed by RRR Brands, a multibrand platform that acquired the women’s brand Roller Rabbit at the end of 2017. Ciongoli joined RRR Brands as creative director last fall working with Andrew Seibert, who is also founder of the private equity firm Bricker Holdings. Roller Rabbit is also an India-inspired artisan brand.
Since resigning as creative director of Eidos a little over a year ago after a 4.5-year stint, Ciongoli has been working on 18 East. He traveled to India and Nepal and immersed himself in those countries’ handcrafted processes, visiting Jaipur, Delhi and Kathmandu.
The result is a 31-piece collection that incorporates fabrics and techniques that are ingrained in the culture there, including the use of khadi fabric for shirts and outerwear that includes a Mandu jungle jacket with an elaborate Himalayan tapestry textile back panel. Khadi is an entirely handmade cloth that uses no electricity to produce.
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H&M Partners With WWF for Sustainable Kids’ Collection

SAVE THE SPECIES: Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB is collaborating with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on a sustainable collection of children’s clothes, in its latest initiative designed to cement its green credentials in the eyes of increasingly eco-conscious consumers.
Launching Sept. 27, the line features items such as sweatshirts, leggings and hooded dresses in organic cotton, with 10 percent of each sale helping fund the wildlife conservation organization’s endangered species program.
Designs are printed with illustrations of at-risk species such as tigers, snow panthers, polar bears, elephants and penguins. WWF hopes the collection will raise awareness among the younger generation of consumers.

The H&M Kids x WWF collection 
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“The campaign will allow us to collect funds to support our actions, but also to alert the future generation to environmental issues,” David Bloch, head of corporate marketing partnerships at WWF International, said in a statement. “This collection proves that it is possible on a large scale to produce clothes that are better for the environment and for our children.”
The brand first joined forces with WWF in 2010 on an ocean-themed collection, and subsequently inked a partnership with the organization in 2011 covering issues including water management and environmental strategies designed to

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Vaquera RTW Spring 2019

Vaquera’s spring show was like a fun little pop quiz that the whole class already knew all the answers to — no head-scratchers here. Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee and Claire Sully showed at P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the runway winding through cafeteria tables littered with bubblegum, spilled Coke cans and wadded-up loose leaf paper. The “Harry Potter” theme song set up a procession of high-school stereotypes — jocks, sluts, cheerleaders, goths — that twisted through the Vaquera looking glass so that freaks and geeks ruled the school. Is subversion still subversive when the concept has gone so mainstream?
The prom king wore pumps with a literal sweatsuit, a tux made from gray fleece. The cheerleader looked like she had spent the night at a rager in her bra top and tattered mini dress. Football pads were reimagined as a cute denim harness; your little brother’s sports bedsheets were transformed into a voluminous gown, and those finicky Scantrons became a print on a pair of pants.
A footnote on Vaquera’s shownotes defined the label as “a unisex clothing line that redefines luxury fashion through narrative-based collections.” The story they were telling was clear, though it stands to note

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Watch the Michael Kors Spring 2019 New York Fashion Week Show Live on WWD

Watch the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week Show live on WWD on Monday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

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N.J. Couple Accused of Spending Homeless Man’s GoFundMe Donations Could Be Indicted, Lawyer Says

An attorney for a New Jersey couple accused of spending thousands of a homeless man’s GoFundMe donations could be indicted, according to their lawyer, who has has filed a motion saying he and his firm may no longer be able to continue representation, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

What began as a feel-good story has turned into a criminal investigation after Johnny Bobbitt, a 35-year-old homeless veteran living in Philadelphia, accused Kate McClure, 28, and her 39-year-old boyfriend Mark D’Amico of spending the more than $ 400,000 they raised for him on GoFundMe on lavish vacations and a new BMW.

Now, the couple’s lawyer has told a Burlington County judge that he and his law firm could possibly step down from representing the pair, holding that either McClure, D’Amico, or both will likely be indicted in the headline-making case.

“Since it is expected that one or both of the Defendants will likely be indicted, my firm and I will no longer be able to continue our representation of them in this matter,” the couple’s attorney, Ernest Badway, wrote in a motion filed Friday in Burlington County Superior Court. “(However, we are not seeking that relief at this time, we merely wanted to make the Court aware of the potential future development.)”

Badway declined to comment on the motion, but indicates to PEOPLE that he is currently representing McClure and D’Amico.

He noted in the motion that D’Amico and McClure are “unable to defend themselves or respond in any meaningful way” to requests to know where the remaining funds went because their financial and business records have been seized by prosecutors.

The motion came to light in a deposition on Monday, but was dated Thursday, according to CBS News — the same day the Florence Police Department raided McClure and D’Amico’s home, and seized their BMW in what Burlington County Prosecutor Scott A. Coffina declared a “criminal investigation.”

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Officials with the prosecutors office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE. However, no charges have been filed against the couple, according to CBS.

Burlington County Superior Court Judge Paula Dow on Monday granted Badway’s request to stay the civil suit, halting legal proceedings through Dec. 7 due to the criminal investigation.

Bobbitt, originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, first met McClure last October, when her car ran out of gas on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia. Bobbitt famously spent his last $ 20 to buy gas for McClure. Moved by his kindness, she and D’Amico set up a GoFundMe page to help Bobbitt get back on his feet. More than 14,000 donated a total of $ 402,706 to the man.

The motion follows a string of twists in the case. Just days before police searched McClure and D’Amico’s home, an attorney for the couple told Dow that the remainder of Bobbitt’s massive sum is gone.

“It is safe to say that we were shocked and concerned when their lawyer told us Tuesday that there was no money left,” Bobbitt’s attorney, Jacqueline Promislo, previously told PEOPLE. “We are now doing some discovery on an emergency basis to try to figure out where the money went but at this time we have no further information.”

RELATED STORY: Homeless Vet Will Get $ 400K in GoFundMe Donations Despite Couple’s Alleged Fraud, Lawyer Says

The couple had been ordered to hand the money over to Bobbitt’s attorneys, but never did. In a complaint filed by his attorney and obtained by PEOPLE, Bobbitt accused the couple of fraud and conspiracy, alleging that the couple spent most of the funds on vacations to Las Vegas, Florida, and California, along with a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon and a new BMW for McClure.

McClure and D’Amico have denied the allegations and spoke about the incident last week on Megyn Kelly Today, claiming that they went above and beyond to track down the man’s birth certificate and get him identification.

“He was our family. He is our family. I still think, to this day, that he is our family,” McClure told Kelly. McClure spoke through tears as she claimed the couple’s been receiving death threats.

GoFundMe officials are working with authorities in the matter, and have set up an account with $ 20,000 with Bobbitt’s lawyers, according to Good Morning America. Officials with the fundraising site announced that Bobbitt will receive a portion of the donations as a result of their GoFundMe Guarantee program, a policy that ensures recipients receive their money, or those who have donated receive refunds in the event of “campaign misuse.”


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Descente Athletic Collection to Break in U.S. Market

After more than eight decades making its mark in the Asian market, Descente is setting its sights on America.
The Japanese athletic brand has created a wholly owned North American subsidiary, Descente Athletic Americas Inc., that is based in Atlanta, as well as an e-commerce site that will launch today.
Although Descente has sold its Mountain ski collection in the U.S. for some time, this marks the first time its Athletic lifestyle offering will be sold in America.
Fritz Taylor, a 30-year veteran whose résumé includes Nike, Under Armour, Brooks and Mizuno, has been tapped to serve as president of Descente Athletic Americas and to introduce the collection to the U.S. market.
Taylor admitted that when he was approached by Descente to join the company, he wasn’t interested. “The market is so crowded. Do we really need another sportswear brand?” he asked. But he agreed to make the trip to the brand’s Japanese headquarters, where he was impressed by Descente’s craftsmanship and innovation. “I felt like there was something really unique there,” he said, so he agreed to join.
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Celine Suspends E-commerce Ahead of Hedi Slimane Debut

COUNTDOWN: Just nine months after its launch, Celine has halted trading on its e-commerce site in the latest move building up to creative director Hedi Slimane’s debut collection for women and men, scheduled to be unveiled in Paris on Sept. 28.
Since Lady Gaga whipped up a frenzy by posing on Instagram on Aug. 30 with what is widely believed to be Slimane’s first bag for the French fashion house, the brand deleted its entire Instagram account and unveiled a new logo — minus the accent on the “e” — in addition to the first images from Slimane’s inaugural campaign.
Customers accessing the celine.com web site are now greeted with a film of trucks bearing two images from the campaign driving through the streets of New York City, in a move timed to coincide with New York Fashion Week, and a countdown to showtime.
Instagram followers requesting access to the online shop are directed to send their details through direct message to the brand’s customer service.
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Zero + Maria Cornejo RTW Spring 2019

“It’s all about strong women,” said Maria Cornejo backstage at her spring runway show. Her inspiration was epitomized in the collection by a print reproducing a work by Chilean artist Gracia Barrios, an abstract pattern consisting of sketched faces of extraordinary international female personalities. The motif was printed, for example, on a fresh cotton top worn with a draped skirt crafted from organic denim, as well as on a maxishirt paired with relaxed cropped pants.
In keeping with her quintessentially chic aesthetic, the designer delivered a beautiful collection where an unfussy urban mood was warmed up by Cornejo’s Latin sensibility, expressed particularly in the color palette of earthy, neutral tones juxtaposed with bright shades of coral red and vivid blue.
By choosing an inclusive casting of women of different ages, Cornejo wanted to highlight the timeless spirit of the collection, one designed to transcend seasonal trends and provide longevity and continuity among generations. While the oversized striped suit that opened the show and a sharp-cut denim jacket worn with matching pants looked more rigorous and infused with a certain mannish feel, the frocks and tops with plunging necks and the satin long dresses and revisited pajama sets revealed the very feminine side

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British Fashion Council Spearheads Data Visualization Project Before LFW

LONDON — The British Fashion Council will be putting the spotlight on data — and the social reach of London Fashion Week — via a joint partnership with tech companies including Google and Holition during a five-day showcase that starts on Friday.
The new project, dubbed Blossoming Fashion Conversation, will showcase the number of posts and the reach of a series of LFW-related topics on social media and other digital outlets. Topics will include sustainability, model health, luxury and streetwear climates, designer and production heritage, emerging talent, diversity in the industry and overall innovation.
The data will be collected from keywords and hashtags on social platforms, as well as the British Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar web sites. It will be showcased in the form of a tree with different roots and branches. Each root will represent the reach of LFW-related articles, while the branches will indicate the total number of social media mentions each topic gains during the event. The graphics will be showcased on screens at 180 Strand, the main BFC runway venue.
The aim of the project is to explore new immersive ways of showing fashion. The BFC is also looking to educate the LFW audience, which includes industry members and the public,

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Billie Jean King Says Serena Williams Is Treated Differently Than Male Athletes as WTA Backs Her

After Serena Williams‘ controversial loss to Japan’s Naomi Osaka at Saturday’s U.S. Open Women’s Final — during which Williams received three violations and confronted the chair umpire, whom she called a “thief” — tennis great Billie Jean King is addressing major factors that she says played a role in how the game transpired: Williams’ gender and race.

King, 74, writes in an op-ed The Washington Post published Sunday, “The ceiling that women of color face on their path to leadership never felt more impenetrable than it did at the women’s U.S. Open final on Saturday.”

Williams, 36, was fined $ 17,000 from her $ 1.85 million prize money for her three violations: $ 10,000 for verbally abusing the umpire, Carlos Ramos; $ 4,000 for receiving a warning about coaching; and $ 3,000 for breaking a racket. Critics called some of the punishments sexist, claiming that males exhibit the same emotion on the court without being penalized.

“What was supposed to be a memorable moment for tennis, with Serena Williams, perhaps the greatest player of all time, facing off against Naomi Osaka, the future of our sport, turned into another example of people in positions of power abusing that power,” argues King, the 39-time Grand Slam winner who was portrayed by Emma Stone in the 2017 biopic Battle of the Sexes.

RELATED: From Her Tough U.S. Open Loss to Battling Sexism: Serena Williams’ Hard Road to Tennis Fame

After receiving the game penalty for court violation, Williams told Ramos, “You will never, ever, ever be on another court of mine as long as you live. You are the liar. When are you going to give me my apology? You owe me an apology. Say it. Say you’re sorry. … And you stole a point from me. You’re a thief, too!”

As King sees it, Ramos treated Williams differently than how he would treat male tennis pros. “Women are treated differently in most arenas of life,” writes King for the Post. “This is especially true for women of color. And what played out on the court yesterday happens far too often. It happens in sports, in the office and in public service. Ultimately, a woman was penalized for standing up for herself. A woman faced down sexism, and the match went on.”

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For King, Williams’ struggle — and the way she reacted to it — is a teachable moment for women. “I understand what motivated Williams to do what she did,” King writes for the Post. “And I hope every single girl and woman watching yesterday’s match realizes they should always stand up for themselves and for what they believe is right. Nothing will ever change if they don’t.”

On Saturday, Williams’ was given a third violation for illegal coaching from her player box during the first set against Osaka, 20. Williams told Ramos, “I don’t cheat to win, I’d rather lose. I’m just letting you know.”

“If tennis would catch up with the 21st century and allow coaching on every point, the situation on the court would never have escalated to the level of absurdity that it did,” writes King for the Post. “Every player, after all, still has to play the match — she has to execute on every point, and she should never be held responsible for the actions of a coach. Coaching happens all the time, at all levels of tennis. So why not just allow it?”

King cites her personal experience in the Post piece, explaining how she relates to Williams: “I found myself in similar situations in my career; once, I even walked off the court in protest. It wasn’t my proudest moment, but it may have been one of my more powerful ones.”

Ultimately, writes King in the Post, “Ramos crossed the line. He made himself part of the match. He involved himself in the end result. An umpire’s job is to keep control of the match, and he let it get out of control. The rules are what they are, but the umpire has discretion, and Ramos chose to give Williams very little latitude in a match where the stakes were highest.”

However, King notes in the Post, “Williams could have taken some responsibility and moved on after the first warning (and, speaking from experience, it’s debatable whether she knew this was a warning or not), and before the point and game penalties started flying.”

Another tennis great also came to Williams’ defense this past weekend: Novak Djokovic, 31, who won the U.S. Open Men’s Final on Sunday night. When asked what he thought about the incident between the 23-time Grand Slam winner and Ramos, he responded, “I have my personal opinion that maybe the chair umpire should not have pushed Serena to the limit, especially in a Grand Slam final … He did change the course of the match. It was, in my opinion, maybe unnecessary. We all go through our emotions, especially when you’re fighting for a Grand Slam trophy.”

As accusations of sexism continue to fly at tennis officials and institutions from players and fans alike, the Women’s Tennis Association elected to side with Williams. WTA CEO Steve Simon showed support in a statement released on the organization’s website.

“Yesterday also brought to the forefront the question of whether different standards are applied to men and women in the officiating of matches,” wrote Simon. “The WTA believes that there should be no difference in the standards of tolerance provided to the emotions expressed by men vs. women and is committed to working with the sport to ensure that all players are treated the same. We do not believe that this was done last night.”

RELATED: Naomi Osaka Talks U.S. Open Win

Once the match concluded, Williams didn’t shake the umpire’s hand and she continued demanding an apology as the crowd roared with boos.

During the post-match trophy ceremony, Williams addressed the crowd, saying, “Well, I don’t want to be rude, I don’t want to do questions. played well, this is her first Grand Slam. I know you guys were here rooting. Let’s make this the best moment we can. Let’s not boo anymore. We’re gonna get through this and we’re gonna be positive. No more booing!”

RELATED: Serena Williams Comforts Tearful Naomi Osaka in Viral U.S. Open Moment: ‘Let’s Not Boo Anymore’

Fighting back tears after the match, Osaka said, “I know that everybody was cheering for her. I’m sorry it had to end like this. I just want to say thank you for watching the match.”

King also showed support for Osaka in her Post piece, writing, “Lost in the craziness of the evening was the fact that Osaka played excellent tennis and won her first major title. Competing against her childhood idol, she summoned her A game and earned her championship — no need for any asterisk in the record book. She was the best player on the court Saturday.”


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Bonobos to Expand Into Big and Tall

Bonobos is now targeting the big guy.
The Walmart-owned men’s brand today will launch an extended sizes collection that will include everything from suits, dress shirts and neckwear to sport shirts and knitwear.
Brad Andrews, copresident, said expanding into extended sizing “is a natural extension for us. We’re a brand built on better-fitting clothes and we feel this is an underserved market.”
Extended sizing has long been a challenge for most traditional brick-and-mortar retailers since it requires an investment into inventory in a wide range of sizes that may not move quickly. The biggest player in the field is Destination XL, which has more than 340 retail stores and an e-commerce site that sells branded as well as private-label goods.
“The fact that we’re e-commerce gives us an advantage as we’re able to deliver a broader size range,” Andrews said.
A dedicated landing page for the offering will launch today where Bonobos will talk about the details of the collection. It will also be marketed in all stores and store windows as well as in a catalogue that will be mailed this week.
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Rag & Bone to Reveal ‘Time of Day’ Film

CINEMA VERITE: Rag & Bone will unveil its latest film, “Time of Day,” Monday night on the High Line. Photographed over the course of six weeks on 16-mm. film by Greek cinematographer Thimios Bakatakis (“The Lobster” and “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”), the short coincides with the launch of the brand’s fall collection. (The brand is showing spring 2019 by appointment.)
The New York event starts at 7 p.m., and the film will be screened after sundown. It is by invitation only.
“Time of Day,” which was photographed in New York and Los Angeles, features Kate Mara, Boyd Holbrook, Pom Klementieff, Lakeith Stanfield, Reed Morano, Lake Bell, Jon Hamm and Emma Roberts. Each character was photographed by Bakatakis using available lighting and a handheld approach.
Set to an original soundtrack by Thom Yorke, a longtime brand collaborator, the film features characters in eight vignettes, each capturing a moment throughout the course of one day. While the characters appear individually, the combination of the vignettes are woven together to connect a series of events, each of which evoke characteristics of the Rag & Bone brand. The entire film was improvised by each actor.
For example, Mara steps out into New York’s First Avenue in the

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Rosetta Getty RTW Spring 2019

Rosetta Getty homed in on the work of artist Liz Flynn, who works in many mediums, but whose pottery struck Getty after a studio visit. Getty imbued her spring collection with the colors of Flynn’s ceramic glazes and clays: red, lemon yellow, pool green, bisque and gray. The palette and soft silhouettes — long and languid with hemlines that gently pooled at the feet — coalesced for a serene, organic minimalism. Getty pointed out some bias cuts and spiral details, specifically evening dresses with corkscrew knit fringe, that represented sculptural ease and the quiet hardware details, such as silver zippers, that mark a very subtle branding push for her.

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Watch the Carolina Herrera Spring 2019 New York Fashion Week Show Live on WWD

Watch the Carolina Herrera Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week Show live on WWD on Monday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

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Denise Richards Marries ‘Love of My Life’ Aaron Phypers in Intimate Malibu Wedding

Surprise! Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers got married just two days after PEOPLE exclusively announced their engagement.

The whirlwind wedding took place Saturday in Malibu, with the bride and groom’s closest family and friends in attendance.

Next season, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will include footage of the wedding, some of which Bravo released Saturday.

“Hi, I’m Denise Richards, and yep, the rumors are true: This is my husband Aaron, and we just got married,” said the actress, 47, who joined RHOBH for the show’s upcoming ninth season.

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Richards beamed as he added, “We’re married. Love you, baby.”

Then the couple leaned in for a kiss in front of a large floral arrangement and the ocean.

“I am so happy to officially be married to the love of my life,” Richards told Bravo’s The Daily Dish of the nuptials. “I can’t wait for everyone to go on this incredible journey with me this season on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It has been a wild ride so far!”

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“Denise and Aaron just want a small group of people to be at the wedding, really just their inner circle,” a source told PEOPLE after the engagement. “They’ve both done this before and this time just want to exchange vows in front of the people who are most important.”

The couple began dating in December 2017. Phypers finalized his divorce from Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan last month — two years after they separated following just six months of marriage.

Richards was married to Charlie Sheen from 2002-06, and they share two daughters: Sam, 14, and Lola, 13. (She is also mom to daughter Eloise, 7.)

RELATED: Brandi Glanville on Denise Richards Joining RHOBH: ‘I Look Forward to Seeing the Naughty Side’

In recent weeks, the Wild Things actress has been photographed filming the Bravo reality show, which is expected to premiere before the end of the year.

“She and Aaron are extremely happy, and he’s definitely game with her on-camera persona,” the source said. “He’s on board with the drama that the show might bring, and Denise is a total pro with this. She’s done it before and knows how to navigate life on and off camera even when the show gets blurred with reality. He seems to care for her in a real way and is up for whatever she throws at him and vice versa. They’re a good team.”


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Public School’s Next Act

Public School is like a cat with nine lives.
The pioneering streetwear brand, which launched in 2008, has been in and out of the limelight over the past decade as it navigated the vagaries of the fashion industry.
And when it opens the doors to its pop-up with Nike today, it will mark the latest reinvention strategy for the brand.
Last year, Public School collaborated with Nike on a sneaker centered around the Air Force 1. Although the initial design was created for the shoe’s 35th anniversary, it was never released to the public. That will change today when the sneaker will be front and center — along with complimentary apparel — at PSNY’s pop-up space at 3 Howard Street in Manhattan. The shoe will be released globally on Wednesday.
This is the first time Public School has worked with the core Nike collection, although the designers collaborated on the company’s Jordan brand since 2014.
To celebrate the new partnership, the designers and Nike will host a Streetball Classic event on a court on East Houston Street before the store opens to the public tonight.

Public School and Nike’s new retail activation in New York. 
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“We’re doing a basketball tournament in celebration of our AF1 collaboration,” explained

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Wayne Gretzky Invests in Untuckit

The Great One has become an investor in Untuckit.
Wayne Gretzky, the former Canadian hockey player whose nickname is “The Great One” for his performance during a 20-year career — he’s still the leading scorer in National Hockey League history with more goals and assists than any other player — has invested an undisclosed amount in the company and will become a brand ambassador.
Gretzky became aware of the company during a shopping trip in St. Louis when he visited an Untuckit store. He was so enamored with the shirts that he sent a signed bottle of Wayne Gretzky Whiskey to add to the store’s collection and reached out to the company about getting involved.
The discussions led to Gretzky investing in the brand and also agreeing to appear in its marketing campaigns. 
The timing of the announcement is fortuitous since Untuckit will open its first store in Canada on Wednesday. The unit will be in Toronto’s CF Sherway Gardens and will carry the company’s full line of men’s apparel. Untuckit will also launch a Canadian e-commerce site and product fulfillment center in the city at the same time.
“This is an exciting milestone for Untuckit,” said founder Chris Riccobono. “Since we began opening stores in

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Longchamp RTW Spring 2019

Anita Pallenberg and Veruschka were name-checked by Longchamp’s Sophie Delafontaine when speaking backstage about what inspired her for spring. She said she was trying to channel a woman who was “elegant and chic, but had a twist of eccentricity.”
This translated to a lineup with a palette of cobalt blue, chocolate brown and clay reds shown in a mix of layered dresses, tunics and vests. Delafontaine diluted the rich tones with several pieces in a leopard print and some semisheer maxidresses in a bright ikat.
She highlighted the French house’s history of leather craftsmanship with leather details that popped up throughout the collection. Delafontaine homed in on iconic Sixties pieces like fringed halter tops and dresses and suede shorts, pairing many looks with a thigh-high gladiator sandal, many of which were also embellished with fringe.
Handbags are synonymous with the privately owned house; Delafontaine updated her cross-body Amazone bag, introduced in fall; on the runway, it was reimagined in a variety of iterations, some with earth stone details with lambskin, a few with fur and of course, more fringe. The fringe was heavy-handed and could have been dialed back some, as nearly every look had some sort of fringe accent.
The show was a

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Beyond His Dream

 
“Who can make a statement better than Oprah? This whole world we live in is a dream. And you came to honor me, and I am honoring you because I know most of the people who are in this room and those who I don’t know I am going to know. And I am very thrilled that you are here, I am very thrilled to know you, I’m thrilled about my life, my wife and my family have carried through with me and helped me through all these years. I’m not so glamorous at home, you know. I walk around with a ripped robe — and now towel — but I think I’ve been very lucky to have a family, to have a company that has great people in it. I’m not the one who did all of this; it’s a team. And I don’t say that with anything but truthfully. I have a wonderful team and I like working, I like working with people in my company, I like working with you. Steven [Spielberg], we haven’t worked together, but we’re going to do a movie, right? But I thank you very much, and if I had to have a

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Celebrity Kids Are Getting in on Over-The-Top Dorm Room Trend: See Their Lavish College Digs

A simple bedspread and a poster stuck on the wall doesn’t cut it for college dorm decor anymore.

Today, incoming undergrads are upping their decorating agenda (and budget!) to give their dorms a more luxurious vibe. Many kids go all out, spending money on throw pillows, extra seating, beautiful storage and fun wall art to make their blank-slate digs feel like a Pinterest-perfect home.

In 2017, two Ole Miss students’ impeccably decorated dorm room went viral on social media. Their monogrammed pillows and tufted headboards looked incredibly high-end, but the girls did the whole thing on a budget, shopping at stores like TJ Maxx and Marshall’s to update their once-dreary space.

The same year, two freshmen at Texas State University showed off their lofted twin beds with canopies and faux brick wallpaper, which gave their room a city apartment vibe.


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Now, celebrities’ kids are hopping on the trend of sprucing up their college living spaces.

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards helped decorate her daughter Sophia Umansky’s suite-style dorm in Washington, D.C., with luxe velvet seating that doubles as shoe storage and gold wall fans that make it feel more like home.

“We really wanted this room to reflect her style so that she would feel like she was bringing a little piece of home with her here,” Kyle told PEOPLE of the space, which they decorated with pieces from HomeGoods. “It’s hard when you leave home, so we wanted her to feel comfy and just feel like it was her own personal space.”

“It’s not going to be a cookie-cutter dorm room where everybody’s room looks the same,” she said.

Umansky wanted a “retro glam” style, so the mother-daughter duo shopped with a blush and white color scheme in mind and added pops of gold.

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Lisa Rinna‘s daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin moved into her first apartment in N.Y.C. in March ahead of her freshman year at New York University, where she starts in January. In decorating her two-bedroom, two-bathroom space, the 20-year-old runway model opted for youthful decorations like gold-accented bubble chairs suspending from the ceiling, furry millennial pink pillows and a delicate metal chandelier above her bed.

“Initially I wanted black, white, and gray, but the design team suggested a pop of color,” she told Town & Country in their August issue. “We went with pink, and I’m glad we did.”

Hamlin is hardly the first young celeb to forgo the college dorm experience for a swanky apartment. Before starting at NYU in 2004, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen reportedly dropped $ 7.3 million on four penthouse apartments in Greenwich village, turning them into a massive 5,725-square-foot abode. Although they decorated the space, the Olsens never lived in the apartment, instead choosing to live separately. Ultimately, they both dropped out of the university.

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However, many celebrities and their children have opted for the traditional dorm route, and have even found ways to transform their hall-style rooms (with shared bathrooms for everyone!) into glam college crash pads. Boston University alumna Olivia Culpo teamed up with eBay for an affordable line of dorm decor to make college feel more like home.

“My dorm room showcased my personality with a cozy white rug and fresh flowers. I also tried pink wallpaper,” she told PEOPLE. “Now, would opt for a more minimal, clean look,” she said. “I might also add some gold accents to make it even more stylized.”


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Alpha Industries Shifts Marketing Efforts

Alpha Industries has a new marketing plan.
The heritage military brand used to focus on product in its campaigns, but in an attempt to broaden its appeal as a lifestyle brand, Alpha Industries enlisted a group of heroes that work in entertainment, fashion, sports and the military for its Heroes series.
“In the past we were very focused on marketing initiatives that highlighted product,” said Alpha Industries chief executive officer Mike Cirker, whose grandfather Samuel Gelber founded the business as a military outfitter in 1959. “But I think now we are more focused on who our customer is. And who is Alpha and what do we stand for. When we think in those terms it allows us to expand the underlying tenets of the brand and we thought that heroism was a great thing to highlight.”
The campaign, which was released as a video series, features Kiari Kendrell Cephus, also known as Offset of Migos, Public School’s Dao Yi Chow, writer Minya Oh, also known as Miss Info, and Rodolfo Franklin who goes by DJ Clark Kent.
The campaign debuted with a video of Offset, who was filmed with his daughter, detailing the heroes in his life including his grandmother, who died of cancer. That

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Seeing Double

SEEING DOUBLE: Upon entering the Kate Spade New York show Friday morning at the New York Public Library, there was someone who appeared to be Nicola Glass, the brand’s new creative director. After being greeted, though, the truth emerged:  “I’m not Nicola. I’m her identical twin sister,” said Tara Barwick, a radiologist who works in London. She said they’re frequently confused with each other, and while studying at the University of Edinburgh (in separate programs on different parts of campus pursuing completely different degrees), they would enjoy playing tricks on their friends who thought they knew them, but actually didn’t. When discussing the faux pas with Mary Beech, Kate Spade’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Beech revealed that Anna Bakst, chief executive officer of Kate Spade, is also an identical twin, but Bakst’s twin didn’t attend Friday’s show.
 

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Urban Zen RTW Fall 2018

How many pieces does a woman need to feel chic and comfortable around the clock? Seven, according to Donna Karan. And she actually named them the “Seven Easy Pieces.” Believing in the power of layering to meet the diverse needs of contemporary life, the designer conceived a fall collection filled with smart, easy-to-wear styles that can be mixed and matched to build effortless, sophisticated outfits.
From basic but beautifully crafted jersey tops and bodysuits to chiffon maxi skirts and hyper-soft suede pants to tuck inside feather-weight suede boots, everything was infused with a luxurious nonchalance.
Adjustable and detachable details made the pieces highly versatile. A hooded padded parka could be buttoned up to make it shorter and a nylon skirt featured ties to wrap around the body transforming its shape.
The lineup’s adventurous, nomadic vibe was elevated by the covetable patchwork shearling vests and the silk tunic embellished with embroideries and printed velvet inserts, while a pretty suede jumpsuit had a sporty yet refined attitude.
Expressing a very specific lifestyle — elegant, relaxed and cultured — the collection was unique and special, as befits the personality of its creator.

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Danielle Guizio Teams With FDNY to Create Limited-Edition Capsule Collection

FOUR-ALARM FASHION: With a few relatives who are firefighters, Danielle Giuzio understands the round-the-clock dedication that goes with the job. Now the New York-based contemporary designer has created a capsule collection with the New York City Fire Department. Developed to honor the work of New York’s bravest, the nine-piece collection of genderless streetwear features FDNY logos and incorporates uniform accents and fire truck insignia.
Four years into her own company, Giuzio started her career as a stylist, working with Lady Gaga’s stylist. More recently, she started doing a little personal shopping on the side at the request of her friends including Halsey, whom she first met six years ago. One of Giuzio’s childhood friends is now the musician’s manager. The designer said she first got to know of Halsey via the Internet. “It might have even been before Instagram,” she said.
The pair became friends during their leaner days, when each was trying to make their way. At that time, Halsey was sleeping on the floor with two of Giuzio’s other friends in a New York apartment. As for lending a hand to Gaga’s wardrobe, Giuzio said she grew up singing and dancing to the six-time Grammy winner’s music in her friends’

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Asia Argento Accused of ‘Victim-Shaming’ by Jimmy Bennett After She Denies Sexual Assault Claims

Asia Argento is being slammed by her accuser’s lawyer for her “victim-shaming” statement in which she revealed her intention not to pay the rest of the settlement they agreed upon.

Jimmy Bennett accused Argento of sexual assault stemming from a 2013 incident in a hotel room in California when he was 17 and the actress was 37. Argento, now 42, denied the allegation and instead accused Bennett, now 22, of attacking her and “initiating” the sexual contact in a statement released earlier this week by her new lawyer, Mark Jay Heller.

Bennett’s lawyer Gordon K. Sattro released a statement to PEOPLE in response. Argento’s lawyer couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

“This situation has escalated due to Asia’s offensive and dismissive interpretation of this situation in whole…We read this statement as a self-serving and slanderous one which is offensive, not only to my client, but in all likelihood to victims both silent and outspoken, everywhere,” the statement read. “It would seem that Asia is implying that her truth is the actual truth because of her perceived position in this all too important movement and a delusional view of her own importance to it.”

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The statement continued, “It should be made clear that Asia’s attacks on my client’s character have no bearing on the events that took place on May 9, 2013, and the statements in her most recent letter are seemingly crafted with the intent to intimidate, shame, and insult our client back into silence. This is a familiar tactic which has been criticized by the #MeToo movement repeatedly over the past year. In Hollywood, the one thing that has never and will never be condoned, or tolerated, is the abuse of child actors.”

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In her statement, Argento’s lawyer announced “phase two” of the #MeToo movement where victims who have a “negative history” can still feel empowered to come forward.

In response, Bennett’s lawyer said, “Representing Asia as launching Phase Two of the #MeToo movement…while victim-shaming my client in the same statement is ludicrous in the highest regard. Asia has yet to realize that successful women can also be among those who prey on the vulnerable. Predators are not limited to a single sex.”

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His lawyer also expressed their intention to seek the rest of the $ 380,000 settlement that had not been paid. Argento’s lawyer announced in her statement that they didn’t intend to pay the rest of the settlement, which was agreed upon when her late boyfriend Anthony Bourdain was alive.

“With the above in mind, we have decided that we are going to secure the balance of funds due under the legally enforceable agreement between Jimmy and Asia and we will be cooperating with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department,” Bennett’s lawyer said. “Upon securing the outstanding funds owed, Jimmy will be donating the entirety of it to the #MeToo movement.”

According to a report by The New York TimesArgento agreed to pay $ 380,000 to Bennett, who claimed the actress sexually assaulted him in 2013 in a California hotel room two months after he turned 17. (In California, 18 is the age of consent.)

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Bennett claimed in the documents that Argento kissed him before performing oral sex on him and engaging in intercourse at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, California, according to the Times. Argento denied the allegations, saying she had never had a sexual relationship with the former young actor.

In the texts released by TMZ, Argento allegedly denies knowing Bennett was a minor until he contacted her and Bourdain last fall following her public accusations against Harvey Weinstein. She also allegedly says she “felt weird” after the two had sex and pointed out that the legal age of consent is 15 in France and Italy.

“The public knows nothing, only what NYT wrote. Which is one sided,” she allegedly wrote in the text, according to TMZ. “The horny kid jumped me.”


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Activist Investor Questions Perry Ellis Acquisition Deal

The battle for Perry Ellis International might be heating up again.
On Thursday, Water Island Capital disclosed a 5.5 percent ownership stake in the company and in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing said it “does not believe that the merger consideration” by Feldenkreis Holdings LLC “represents fair value to the Issuer’s shareholders.” It went on to say that it is “considering various options and remedies to maximize the value of its shares in connection with the merger.”
As reported, in mid-August, the Perry Ellis Special Committee ended discussions with Randa Accessories which had submitted a higher $ 444 million offer for the company and reiterated a commitment to a $ 437 million transaction it inked with former chief executive officer George Feldenkreis to take the company private. Randa had offered $ 28.90 a share to Feldenkreis’ $ 27.50.
The special committee said the decision was a response to news that an inbound licensor would not approve a change in control of the license to Randa should it buy the company. It said the inbound licensor was the company’s largest, leaving speculation that it was Nike Inc., which has a business with Perry Ellis valued at more than $ 100 million.
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London Fashion Week Goes Fur-Free

LONDON — London designers have rejected real fur, and no one will be using it on the London Fashion Week catwalks for the spring 2019 season.
The British Fashion Council said Friday that no one plans to show fur in their collections, according to its recent survey of all on-schedule designers.
The news comes on the heels of Burberry’s decision to eliminate fur from its collections, with the exception of shearling, and follows similar policies by brands including Gucci, Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors.
The BFC’s survey on fur was part of the organization’s Positive Fashion initiative, which aims to educate designers to make ethical choices and reduce waste in their supply chain.
The BFC itself has not banned fur, and said that while it advises designers to operate in sustainable ways, it cannot interfere with their creative processes.
In the last year, anti-fur activists have been making their presence felt outside BFC venues, demanding that the organization impose a total fur ban on catwalk and presentation designers.
“The BFC supports the creativity of designers and keeps an open dialogue with the industry, from designers to media, retailers, business leaders, government and global brands while encouraging designers to make ethical choices when it comes to their selection

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John Elliott Men’s and Women’s Spring 2019

John Elliott brought a healthy dose of California to New York City for his spring show, taking over a skate park on the Hudson River to drive home the inspiration for the season: Los Angeles. With the 90-plus-degree heat and blazing sun, it was L.A. at its most extreme.
The designer did his best to make attendees comfortable on their colorful milk-crate seats by providing cold water or juice and portable fans. But most faces were shiny with sweat by the time his celebrity guests arrived: LeBron James and Justin Bieber, the latter arriving hand-in-hand with fiancée Hailey Baldwin and grooving to the soundtrack.
Elliott considered his hometown “the most authoritative story” he could tell this season. “Not the stereotypical, glitzy, Hollywood L.A.,” he noted, “but the real neighborhoods — that’s my truth.”
It shone through in its casual vibe and the seamless blend of streetwear and athletic references. Elliott also showed a new maturity by offering up a blend of technical materials and varying silhouettes that took inspiration from different eras to create a never-ending youthful vibe.
His L.A. inspiration was obvious in the slightly oversize shorts and jackets that he emblazoned with a colorful bougainvillea print — a bit out of character

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New York Spring 2019 Designer Inspirations: Part Two

In part two of WWD’s New York Fashion Week pre-show coverage for spring 2019, travel continues to serve as inspirational fodder.
Michael Kors Collection will dream up a “global utopia”; Christian Siriano was inspired by “the perfect dream holiday vacation in Hawaii,” while Mark Badgley and James Mischka are celebrating 30 years in business “through the looking glass.”
Grittier influences include Stacey Bendet’s “Passport to Wonderland” for Alice + Olivia, Veronica Beard’s interpretation of “hot nights in the urban jungle,” and Sally LaPointe’s “sci-fi Western.”
Click through the gallery for more clues into what’s to come this week from Anna Sui, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Prabal Gurung and more.

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This Is Why We Won’t See Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s Back-to-School Photos This Year

It’s back to school for royal kids too, but Prince William and Kate Middleton aren’t showing off Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s first day photos.

Although George begins his second year at Thomas’s Battersea on Thursday, and Charlotte returned to Willcocks Nursery School on Wednesday, there weren’t any official snaps taken.

Insiders tell PEOPLE that there won’t be pictures of the royal children every year. The couple has always made a point of treating school as a private area, so that George and Charlotte can grow up in as pressure-free an atmosphere as possible.

Will and Kate released photos of George’s first day of school last year because it was a significant milestone: his first day at Thomas’s Battersea.

They also shared photos of George’s first day of preschool back in 2016 at the Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk. But they didn’t share photos from his second year of preschool.

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Likewise, the royal parents shared photos of Charlotte’s very first day of preschool earlier this year, when she officially started at Willcocks Nursery School in January. But they didn’t share snaps for her first day back to school earlier this week.

The royal siblings will likely next be seen in an official capacity at Princess Eugenie’s wedding on October 12, when they could reprise their role as little bridal party members. George and Charlotte stole the show as a page boy and bridesmaid in both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent nuptials and their aunt Pippa Middleton’s wedding last May.


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Knot Standard to Dress NYCFC Soccer Club

Knot Standard is partnering with the New York City Football Club to become the soccer team’s official provider of pre-game formal attire.
Starting on Sept. 8, prior to NYCFC’s home match against D.C. United, players and coaches will arrive at Yankee Stadium wearing custom suits, manufactured and tailored by the New York-based custom men’s wear brand.
John Ballay, chief executive officer and cofounder of Knot Standard, said, “There is a close connection between sports and fashion, especially in New York, and having NYCFC in our own backyard is the perfect opportunity to showcase soccer and style together.”

The NYCFC will wear Knot Standard when arriving at the stadium. 
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Knot Standard worked with the team’s players and coaches on measurements and fabric selections that are customized but at the same time pay homage to the NYCFC colors and badges.
Ballay said, “The biggest and most compelling aspect of this partnership is that fans will get to see New York City Football Club players and coaches arrive to every home game wearing custom suits from Knot Standard.”
For home games, a lightweight navy wool suit, paired with a crisp white shirt and white pocket square, will have the NYCFC logo and player signature embroidered on the interior. The

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Ikea and Virgil Abloh to Stage Pop-Up Shop During Paris Fashion Week

MAGIC CARPET: Virgil Abloh is set to spark another Paris Fashion Week stampede once again, with a pop-up shop offering a selection of limited edition Ikea rugs by the designer set to hit the city’s Cité de la Mode et du Design on Sept. 29.
Dubbed “Still Loading” — in quote marks bien sûr — the event will serve as a taster for the designer’s home collection with the Swedish retailer due to launch in late 2019.
“We just couldn’t wait. A lot of people are engaged and curious about this collaboration….and we constantly get the question when we will make it available to people. So we decided to respond to this by speeding things up a bit and releasing a few rugs,” said Henrik Most, creative leader at Ikea Range and Supply. The designs “say a lot about the collaboration and who Virgil is,” he added. “They are bold, contemporary and carry messages of our time.”
Abloh, founder of Off-White and men’s artistic director at Louis Vuitton, said he believes the designs “can become art pieces you put on the wall just as much as functional objects in a home. Like, “Hey! I own this coveted piece.’”

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Land of Distraction RTW Spring 2019

“She’s in L.A. now, still in the Seventies; she’s become a bit of a groupie with the rock stars, so she’s taking some of their wardrobe and you’re going to see some sparkle,” is how Christian Juul Nielsen, Land of Distraction’s creative director, described the label’s Collection 4. Over the past three seasons, he and executive creative director Danita Short have designed a fresh, modern take on the Seventies-meets-tough-girl aesthetic. For their latest array, they added hints of glamour, in the form of shine for day: Lurex knits such as a striped tank dress and ruffled pussy-bow blouses; a paillette-covered boxy sweater vest with striped varsity collar and a really fun snakeskin laminated cotton twill cropped pant and matching jacket. The duo also expanded into a few cocktail options; a disco-ball-inspired paillette and micro-sequin covered dress made the best case.
New for the brand were men’s wear-inspired wide-cut shorts and two really great shirtdresses — one striped with wide cuffs, another in crisp white with short ruffled sleeves. Shimmery rock-inspired tops and “El Lay” slogan sweaters layered well with the brand’s evolved utilitarian staples and wallpaper printed florals. Next up for the duo? Nielsen has just been named creative director of Hervé Léger, and

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Global Grassroots Campaign Urges Prada to Stop Using Fur

APPEALING TO PRADA: Trying to turn up the pressure on Prada to adopt a fur-free policy, animal protection activists are banding together to launch an international campaign.
The coordinated effort is timed for the start of New York Fashion Week, which signals the launch of the more unofficial fashion month as buyers, influencers and editors will be off to London, Milan and Paris. Spearheaded by the Fur Free Alliance, a group of 40 animal-protection organizations from 30-plus countries, the initiative calls on supporters to use social media, phone calls and e-mails to reach out to Prada asking the company to stop using fur in its collections. The group is also getting help with outreach from Care2. Their efforts will start in Japan, according to PJ Smith, senior manager of fashion policy for the Humane Society of the U.S.
He said Wednesday via e-mail, “The Fur Free Alliance has been reaching out to Prada’s executive staff and board members since May. We e-mailed executive staff and board members and spoke with a senior vice president in July to let them know about the impending Fur Free Alliance global campaign, and last week we spoke with another member of senior staff from the Milan office.”
In

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Missing Fla. 2-Year-Old Is Dead — as Mom Allegedly Confesses to Fabricating Violent Abduction Story

The Florida mother who reported her 2-year-old son missing Sunday morning has been charged with murder after police discovered his battered body in the woods behind a sports complex in Largo.

Police announced the arrest of 21-year-old Charisse Stinson during a press conference late Tuesday night.

In an affidavit obtained Wednesday morning by PEOPLE, Largo detectives allege Stinson confessed to beating her son, Jordan Belliveau.

An AMBER Alert was issued Sunday for Jordan.

Stinson, who is now charged with first-degree murder, told police her child had been kidnapped on Saturday night by a stranger who had offered them a ride home.

She described the suspect to detectives and a police sketch artist. Stinson allegedly told police the man identified himself as “Antwan” and said that he knocked her out with a single punch once they were in his car.

Speaking to police, Stinson allegedly claimed she awoke the next morning alone in a wooded area in Largo Central Park.

But during Tuesday’s press conference, investigators said the man she described to officers and a police sketch artist does not exist.

According to the affidavit, Stinson admitted being frustrated with Jordan on Saturday night when she struck him in the face with the back of her hand. The force of the blow knocked Jordan backwards, and he struck his head against a wall inside Stinson’s home.

The affidavit alleges Jordan experiences seizures throughout Saturday evening.

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“As the victim’s health declined during the following day, the defendant carried him to a wooded area during the night where the victim’s body was left,” reads the affidavit. “The victim’s recovered body had visible injuries consistent with the defendant’s admission.”

Jordan’s remains were found behind the Largo Sports Complex, according to the affidavit.

It’s unclear if Jordan was still alive when Stinson left him in the woods.

FOX 13 spoke with Stephon Davis, Jordan’s paternal uncle, who said he and his family believed Stinson was behind whatever happened to the boy.

We honestly knew it was her because of her past with us,” Davis told FOX 13.


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Woolrich Repositions Its Branding

Andrea Canè doesn’t want Woolrich to be “vintage” anymore.
Canè, Woolrich’s creative director, and his team want to reposition Woolrich as an inclusive, progressive and diverse brand, which they hope is reflected with their “Woolrich: American Soul Since 1830” campaign, featuring artist Lauryn Hill, who has never appeared in a fashion campaign before.
“We knew that we needed to have an American perspective,” said Canè, who is Italian. “And as an iconic brand, we needed an iconic performer to offer her own testimonial. And Ms. Hill represents an iconic American soul.”
To celebrate the campaign, Hill will perform on Wednesday night with her children, Josh and Selah Marley, Onyx Collective and Team Vicious in New York.
Canè said Hill, who celebrates the 20th anniversary of “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” this year, had complete creative control of the campaign, which was styled by Mel Ottenberg and shot by Jack Davison. She wore Woolrich’s staple pieces — the Arctic Parka and the Silverton Coat in a red Buffalo check. Hill updated the pieces with embellishments, text and images of herself. Canè said they’ve made 20 pieces of each style, which will be available for preorder on Sept. 20 and retail from $ 1,500 to $ 3,000.
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Southern Tide Sponsoring College Tailgate Tour

Southern Tide is cozying up to the college crowd.
The Greenville, S.C.-based coastal-inspired brand will kick off a Tailgate Tour on Sept. 7, where it will travel to six colleges around the South to engage with students and alumni during some of the schools’ biggest college football games.
Southern Tide, which has a successful collegiate-licensed apparel collection with more than 40 universities around the U.S., works with ambassadors at schools around the country throughout the year to raise brand awareness. And the Tailgate Tour is an extension of that program and features a 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT, a popular vehicle in the South, that will travel to the schools.
“College football season is one of the most exciting times of the year, so it’s only fitting that Southern Tide participate in a big and meaningful way,” said Southern Tide chief executive officer Christopher Heyn.
“The active, fun and social spirit of football season and its devoted fans embody the culture and traditions Southern Tide embraces and celebrates,” Heyn added. “We look to engage in partnerships we know our customers are participating in and where they have an influential, authentic presence. We believe Saturdays in the fall are meant to be spent tailgating and watching football. Our

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Uniqlo to Stage Paris Exhibition Focused on Its Knitwear

KNITWITS: Uniqlo is set to hit Paris Fashion Week with an exhibition in the two-story Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, a contemporary art museum located in the Jardin des Tuileries.
Entitled “The Art and Science of LifeWear: Creating a New Standard in Knitwear,” the large-scale and experiential event will showcase the mix of art, color, craftsmanship and Japanese technology that goes into the making of the knitwear of the Japanese casual apparel giant.
The company in the show will deconstruct its knitwear through a series of installations across themed zones, covering the entire journey from material selection, craftsmanship and design through to the latest developments in production and finishing technologies.
Visitors will also get a peek at the interior of one of the brand’s factories in China, gaining insights into the knitwear production cycle overseen by the company’s artisan technicians.
Set to run Sept. 26 to 29
, the event will mark the brand’s first large-scale exhibition open to the public.

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Victoria Beckham Slams Divorce Rumors as She Poses with David Beckham: ‘We’re Stronger Together’

Victoria Beckham isn’t concerned about the constant divorce rumors that plague her marriage.

The fashion designer and former singer appears on the latest cover of British Vogue along with husband David Beckham and their four kids: daughter Harper Seven, 7, and sons Cruz David, 13, Romeo James, 16, and Brooklyn Joseph, 19.

“People have been making things up about our relationship for 20 years, so David and I are pretty used to ignoring the nonsense and just carrying on as normal,” she said. “But these things have a wider effect on the people around us, and that’s unfair.”

Victoria and David married in July 1999 with four-month-old Brooklyn serving as ring bearer. They last faced split rumors earlier this summer, which their spokesperson quickly denied.

“We both realize that we are stronger together than we are as individuals,” Victoria continued. “Would either of us be in the position that we are in now had we not met and been together all those years ago? It’s all about the family unit. We are much stronger the six of us, than we would be if we were individuals. We respect that family bond and that is key.”

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The Beckham brood recently celebrated a big benchmark for one of their members: Romeo, who turned sweet 16 on Saturday.

“Happy Birthday Romeo! Can’t believe our baby is 16 today!” the fashion designer wrote alongside a snapshot of the mother-son pair posing together in front of a sunset.

In a second festive image, Romeo sat in front of a bunch of silver and white balloons (as well as a table piled high with presents!), while in another, she showed off the birthday boy’s tennis-themed cake.


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Christopher Bates to Sell Men’s Collection to Nordstrom in Canada

Canadian men’s designer Christopher Bates will be celebrating his 10th anniversary with a runway show Tuesday night during Toronto Fashion Week at the same time he reveals a deal with Nordstrom as the brand’s exclusive department store partner in Canada.
“Spring/summer 2019 is by far one of my most technically advanced collections and having it launch with such an iconic retailer as Nordstrom is a dream come true,” said Bates.
The spring collection is inspired by vintage tennis and cycling wear and includes a focus on technical fabrics and modern tailoring. Each piece is created with luxury textiles from Italy and include 3-D textured bomber jackets, jersey travel blazers, colorful knitwear and lightweight jackets and coats.
In addition to ready-to-wear, Bates has a bespoke business, working with a master tailor in Toronto to produce suits, tuxedos, jackets and shirts. For five seasons, Bates has partnered with Canadian specialty retailer Harry Rosen on a shoe collection, which will be rolling out from four to 10 stores next year, and he is creating a line of sneakers in collaboration with MTV that will launch next month. He also produces a line of unisex eyewear. He was tapped to create the uniforms for Air Canada that some

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Ban.do, Starbucks Limited-Edition Offering to Come Stateside, Canada

ONE MORE TIME NOW: Steam behind Starbucks’ collaboration with Los Angeles brand Ban.do continues, with the two bringing a limited-edition collaboration Stateside for the first time.
Ban.do’s capsules for Starbucks have, to date, only been released to the coffee chain’s Asia-Pacific market locations. They’ve served as a key part of a broader strategy from Los Angeles-based Ban.do — known for its bright and quirky prints on organizers and accessories — to grow in the global markets.
The latest rollout brings the brand home with the launch at Starbucks’ U.S. and Canadian doors on Sept. 5. It will also include distribution in some of the coffeehouse’s locations within Target, grocery stores, airports and hotels. The collection consists of a ceramic mug, tumblers for cold and warm drinks, notebooks and pouches in two prints: a dark floral exclusive to Target and a print of whimsical drawings of rain boots, pumpkin-spiced lattes and sweaters.
Demand Stateside and in Canada began building among Ban.do fans when the collections first began rolling out in Asia, according to Ban.do chief growth officer Lana Hansen.
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Zac Posen Presents Spring — With a Little Help From Friends

Like lots of designers, Zac Posen wears many hats. In fact, he says it shakes out to 16 collections a year. He designs for Brooks Brothers; recently updated the uniforms at Delta Air Lines; released a cookbook; judges on “Project Runway,” and released a documentary. But it was his namesake label that started it all.
To present that collection for spring 2019, Posen is once again forgoing a traditional runway show — something he has done for several seasons — in favor of images and a film. The difference this season is that the film has a more narrative- and character-driven feeling. Gia Coppola shot the piece, with Maya Hawke as muse. To Posen, Hawke was more than just a subject — both she and Coppola are close personal friends, and Hawke, who was looped in and confirmed while he was still designing the collection, helped to influence his designs for the season. So spring 2019 was a family affair.
“The original Zac girl is a creative free spirit. When I think of my early muses, this collection has almost come full circle to that idea. It’s not grande dame, or overt glamour, there is a new side to it,” he says

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Alex and Ani Lines up 15 ‘Warriors’ for the Eco-Conscious Brand’s First Influencer Campaign

INFLUENCING WARRIOR POSE: Add Alex and Ani to the list of brands that is introducing its first influencer campaign.
Making its debut Sept. 6, the “Warrior of the Soul” initiative will be rolled out on paid and organic social media, e-mail marketing, online retargeting ads and via the eco-conscious brand’s more than 100 retail locations in the U.S. The effort is a major pivot from traditional advertising to influencer marketing — a tool the Rhode Island-based Alex and Ani is employing for the first time.
To try to connect with a range of shoppers, there will be photography and video content spotlighting 15 Warriors from different backgrounds, demographics and locations in the U.S. Each Warrior will have his or her own boutique on Alex and Ani’s e-commerce site. The diversified approach is meant to drive sales to not just what’s trending, but what’s meaningful to these individuals and why.
The video series plays up fearlessness in the face of adversity, as evidenced by Warriors like model, activist and toxic shock syndrome survivor Lauren Wasser. She was filmed running for the first time after her second amputation. All of the influencers tell their stories through signs and symbols in Alex and Ani jewelry. Wasser,

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All Grown Up! PEOPLE’s Guide-Dog-in-Training Murphy Has Graduated

PEOPLE started following Murphy on his journey to guide dog greatness when he was just a few weeks old and learning the basics.

Now a full-grown adult with months of extensive, specialized training behind him, Murphy graduated on Aug. 18 from his program at Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

Graduating for Murphy didn’t just include a ceremony: the yellow Labrador also got to start doing the job he has been working toward, and move into his forever home.

Murphy’s human partner is Linda Kay of Tacoma, Washington, and Murphy is her second guide dog. According to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, when Kay first met Murphy on “dog day,” she said her “heart and soul had been healed from having said goodbye to Campbell,” her first guide dog.

Even though they weren’t placed together that long ago, Kay and Murphy have already formed a deep bond and appreciation for one another.

“He is very funny and comical. It’s all about Murphy when he’s with his toys, but when he puts the harness on he is ‘Mr. Business.’ He is all about the business of keeping me safe,” Kay said of Murphy.

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Along with getting an amazing companion, Kay also gets independence by having a guide dog again. No longer does she have to depend on “Slim,” her cane, to get around; now she walks with more confidence with a dog by her side.

“I’m looking forward to life going back to normal. I do a lot of volunteer work and work at my church. I am a high-ranking belt in karate (two more belts until black, and I’ve even taught Murphy to bow!). I live a very busy life and a very giving life. I’m very active in my blind knitting group,” Kay shared. “We knit Afghans for the vets, hats for the homeless, and several other projects for local organizations.”

Sounds like Murphy has a pretty fun and important future ahead of him.

To learn more about the training Murphy went through to become a guide dog, and the other amazing work Guiding Eyes for the Blind does to assist the visually impaired, visit the non-profit’s website.


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Doug Ewert to Leave as CEO of Tailored Brands in September

Tailored Brands caused a few jaws to drop Tuesday afternoon when it said that Doug Ewert, its longtime chief executive officer, will be retiring from his position and his post on the board on Sept. 30. At the same time, Bruce Thorn resigned from his position as president and chief operating officer, effective Aug. 31. The company said Thorn is leaving to pursue another opportunity and his new role is expected to be revealed shortly.
Tailored Brands said that “to ensure an orderly transition,” Ewert will serve as a strategic adviser to the company until the end of the calendar year. The board is currently initiating “a comprehensive search process” to identify a new ceo.
Ewert did not respond to a request for further comment on Tuesday.
Ewert, 54, has been with the parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank for more than two decades. But his tenure in the past few years has been rocky. He was at the helm of the business during a nasty, public fight with the corporation’s founder, George Zimmer, that resulted in Zimmer being ousted from the firm in 2013.
Ewert was also in charge during the $ 1.8 billion acquisition of competitor Jos. A. Bank Clothiers

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Harvey Nichols Renamed Holly Nichols

IDENTITY CRISIS: Harvey Nichols, the British department store, is undergoing a full facelift to support its September campaign, which is all about celebrating women.
In a bid to become party of the buzzy conversation around female empowerment, the retailer will change its name to Holly Nichols for the month of September and plans to go all out with the re-branding: There is a giant “Holly Nichols” sign at the front of the store and a new web site, hollynichols.com, while all social media channels have been renamed.
Alongside the campaign, called “Let’s Hear It for the Girls,” there will be a series of events taking place in-store such as trunk shows, talks and brand parties.
The windows also feature the new name, while quotes from famous women, from Coco Chanel to Melinda Gates, are spray-painted all over the pavements outside the store.
“This is a month of events celebrating women, those who have inspired us in the past and those that continue to do so today. Our Knightsbridge flagship now has four floors dedicated to women’s wear — and we’ve ramped up our range of our beauty services to suit women’s often demanding lifestyles,” said Deb Bee, the retailer’s group marketing and creative director.
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Balenciaga Takes Over Selfridges’ Corner Shop to Launch the Balenciaga Track sneakers

COP THE DROP: Balenciaga has launched its Balenciaga Track sneakers at the corner shop in Selfridges. Until Sept. 23, customers can cop the latest Balenciaga shoe, which is available in four colorways: white and orange, black, yellow and gray, and blue and orange.
Muscling in on the streetwear drop model, Selfridges created a dedicated web site for the product a week prior to the launch. During the one-week window, a limited quantity of the Balenciaga Track was made available for customers to preorder.
For those who missed the online drop, customers will only be able to get their hands on the high-tech sneaker by registering online for a time slot to purchase the shoe in a bid to eliminate the long lineups that come with usual streetwear drops.
As part of the takeover, Balenciaga has commissioned American artist Mark Jenkins to build 18 male and female statues in a variety of postures and body shapes and sizes. These statues don T-shirts, hoodies and jeans, exclusive to the Selfridges collaboration and the Balenciaga Track sneakers.
Three-meter-high screens have also been installed in the space and the new Balenciaga Track is projected in 3-D. The sneakers retail at 550 pounds.

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Lily Aldridge’s New Levi’s Campaign Will Make You Fall in Love with Denim All Over Again

It’s Labor Day weekend, which means your Instagram feed will be flooded with photos of pumpkin spice lattes before you know it. But this year, it’s time to shake up the unofficial uniform of fall (flannels, flannels and more flannels). And Lily Aldridge has the perfect solution: denim on denim on denim!

Aldridge is the new face of Levi’s Made Crafted fall/winter 2018 collection and in addition to modeling all of the line’s cute new styles, she happened to wear the perfect transitional outfit to its launch party.

She teamed a pair of slightly distressed 501 skinny jeans with a tied chambray top, and did the “fashion drape” with a denim jacket (all from the Made Crafted line). It’s a fresh take on the Canadian tuxedo that looks unexpected and ready for fall.

“Made and Crafted is cool because it’s still very much Levi’s; that classic, cool style but a little more fashion-forward, a little more elevated,” Aldridge says about the line. “I’m very much a jeans-and-tee girl but it’s fun to have those daring pieces that can live in your closet forever and elevate your look or add a little something special.”

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A few of our favorite pieces throughout the line are those that take a classic style and give it a fresh new twist. There’s a half cable knit, half denim trucker jacket, a pleated skirt that elevates your go-to pencil style and the oversize shirt which was remade into a tunic.

Aldridge says she’s partial to the trucker jacket (pictured above) and the 501 Crop Jeans, but because she’s “very much a jeans and T-shirt girl,” her ambassadorship with Levi’s is a very natural fit — especially given her long history with the brand.

During a chat with the collection’s design director, Nicolle Arbour, Aldridge revealed that during a tour through the Levi’s archives, she found a piece of art her father, artist Alan Aldridge, made for the brand in ’70s.

“I had no idea, I was grateful to you guys to have this special moment. It was something I’ll never forget,” she said.

And her husband, King of Leon singer Caleb Followill, actually recognized Aldridge at Coachella thanks to a Levi’s commercial she did.

“It was the first kind of thing I experienced where people would recognize me like, ‘You’re the girl from the Levi’s commercial,’” and apparently Followill was one of those people. “He found me,” Aldridge confesses. (The two are now expecting their second child.)

Her Levi’s legacy is living on, and inspiring the closets of many.


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Mike Amiri Details Retail Strategy

Mike Amiri’s Los Angeles-based line is only four and a half years old, but he already considers brands such as Prada and Gucci his peers. And because of this, he thought it was important to debut his fall 2018 collection, which he calls his most comprehensive, fully realized effort so far, in Paris instead of the U.S.
“I believe there is new space for independent brands in the context of luxury to have a voice,” Amiri said. “Before there were so many different walls. But playing on that stage is important and it shows the collection in the context of brands who I consider peers. We only sell to shops where we are adjacent to these brands.”
Amiri was speaking on the phone from Tokyo where he’s recently opened a pop-up within Restir, an independent boutique, that will sell his fall 2018 collection along with a capsule that he created in collaboration with Warner Bros., which is inspired by the Eighties movie the “The Lost Boys.”
“Restir is one of the few accounts we sell to in Japan and I like that it’s an independent shop that’s off the beaten path,” Amiri said. “I thought it was time to have more of a presence

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Kara Ross Docuseries Follows Female Artisans

Kara Ross is temporarily switching mediums — making the jump from jewelry to film.
The entrepreneur’s charitable organization, Unleashed, will release a documentary series called #ConnectingThread, set to premiere online on Oct. 11.
The docuseries focuses on female artisans worldwide and is directed by a handful of Oscar-nominated or Oscar-winning female directors including Amy Berg, Chris Hegedus and Lucy Walker. Its premise is directly tied to Unleashed’s mission, which aims to support female artisans on a global scale. The three-part series was filmed in locations as diverse as India and New York City.
Ross said of the series in a statement: “#ConnectingThread has been a project of creative collaboration. After years of running my jewelry business, it’s been a joyful journey into something new and exciting that helps support female artisans and entrepreneurs. I love discovering these stories, connecting with our subjects, working with such talented directors, and the entire film/production process.”
The series will be available for viewing through Refinery 29.

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Chiara Ferragni’s Wedding Dress Unveiled

THEY DO: Chiara Ferragni: Italian, blonde, influencer, entrepreneur, mother and, now, wife.
The personality behind The Blonde Salad digital platform and the Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear and accessories label married Italian singer Federico Lucia, better known as Fedez, in a civil ceremony in Noto, Sicily, on Saturday.
As reported, Ferragni’s wedding dress was specially designed by Dior’s artistic director of women’s collections Maria Grazia Chiuri, who also attended the ceremony.
The white Dior haute couture style featured a long-sleeved crochet lace top juxtaposed with a tulle skirt embellished with a thin ribbon belt. A long white veil and white, Dior sling-back pointy shoes completed the ensemble. Ferragni’s hair was styled in a simple updo while her makeup was kept natural to emphasize her blue eyes.

The groom opted for a Versace outfit, comprising a dark suit and white shirt, with no tie but only golden Medusa cufflinks and a gold watch as accessories.
The couple exchanged Pomellato band rings in white and rose gold customized with a shimmering full pavé of white diamonds and their names and date of marriage engraved on the inside. As reported, Ferragni is the Milan-based jewelry house’s ambassador for 2018 and fronted the Pomellato For Women campaign lensed by Peter Lindbergh.

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Lauren Conrad Shares Her Fall Denim Tips and the Jeans Style You Probably Won’t See Her in Again

With fall right around the corner, there’s no better time to refresh your denim collection — and let’s just say that shopping for the perfect pair of jeans isn’t always the easiest process. There’s so much to consider – wash, affordability, comfort, style, fit — the list goes on. So, to ease the pain and help with this often challenging task, we’ve partnered with Lauren Conrad, who recently launched her newly redesigned collection of LC Lauren Conrad denim for Kohl’s, to share her tips.

“Denim is always going to be a staple in everyone’s closet. That’s what makes finding the right pair so important,” says Conrad.

And no one-in-one-out policy here! “If you find a really good pair, it’s okay to hold onto them,” she says.

In the exclusive video below, Conrad reveals she owns about 20 pairs of jeans — and much more. Watch to find out her denim confessions:

Go-To Daytime Denim Look:

When hanging and working from home, she likes to pair high-waisted skinnies with a t-shirt and flats. To dress the same style up, she suggests adding a heel and flowy top.

Shop the Look! Weekend Ruffle-Trim Tee, $ 30Sheen Ballet Flats, $ 49.99; Feel Good Skinny Jeans, $ 50; Hydrangea High Heels, $ 59.99; similar style Love, Lauren Shirred Peasant Top, $ 44

Go-To Denim Date Night Outfit

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For a causal, yet dressy date-night look, Conrad suggests pairing a darker wash jean with fancier, more upscale pieces to dress it up the denim. And adding a sexy little heel is also a fun way to dress up the look she adds.

Shop the Look! Smocked Swiss Dot Top, $ 40; Windflower High Heels, $ 59.99; Feel Good Super Skinny Jeans, $ 50

What to Look for When Shopping for a Distressed Jean

When it comes to rips and tears, Conrad says “You don’t want to get irresponsible with it.” But she loves the laid-back look. “Light destruction is great.”

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Distressed Straight Slim Leg Jean, $ 50

One Denim Style She’d Never Wear Again

When it comes to a jeans style the designer won’t wear again, she hesitates to say, “Who even knows because all styles come back”, but as of now she’s swearing off the cuffed capri style. (Hey, Laguna Beach days!)

3 Denim Styles Everyone Should Have in Their Closet

When it comes to must-own denim styles, the designer recommends looking for different washes, because certain colors are appropriate for different settings. For something really casual, she suggests a distressed pair or something very lightweight and for something in-between, look for a lighter wash with little distressing. When looking for a for jean that you can really dress up or down, she suggests a darker wash that’s very clean so you could even wear them to work!

Shop the Look! Distressed Straight Slim Leg Jean, $ 50; Feel Good Skinny Jeans, $ 50; Feel Good Super Skinny Jeans, $ 50


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Destination XL Narrows Losses in Second Quarter

Destination XL Group cut its losses in the second quarter as comparable-store sales rose and a spring advertising campaign paid dividends.
In the period ended Aug. 4, the Canton, Mass.-based big and tall men’s retailer said losses fell to $ 1.2 million, or 2 cents a diluted share, from $ 3.7 million, or 8 cents a share, in the same quarter last year. Comparable-store sales rose 3.3 percent in the period while total sales rose 0.9 percent to $ 122.1 million, up from $ 121.1 million last year.
On a non-GAAP basis, adjusted net income for the second quarter was 1 cent a diluted share, as compared to adjusted net loss of 3 cents a diluted share for the prior-year second quarter. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization for the second quarter was $ 8.8 million compared to $ 6.7 million in the prior-year quarter.
David Levin, president and chief executive officer, noted that this was the third consecutive quarter of comparable-store sales growth for the 343-unit chain. “The performance was broad-based across channels and all regions of the country and was achieved with 8.4 percent less inventory than we had a year ago. This was another quarter of successful execution against our strategic initiatives and we are well positioned for continued progress

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Selena Gomez to Appear at Coach’s New Grove Pop-up

Selena Gomez will walk the cobblestone streets of The Grove in Los Angeles on Sept. 5 to celebrate the Coach x Selena Gomez collection pop-up there, a specially contsructed shop outside Coach’s permanent store that opens Aug. 31 and runs through Sept. 10.
Designed for the second creative collaboration between the pop superstar and the brand, which was unveiled earlier this month and included the first ready-to-wear pieces done in collaboration with Coach creative director Stuart Vevers, the temporary shop will feature the latest Gomez campaign.

The Coach x Selena Gomez pop-up at The Grove. 
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“It’s really fun creating with Selena. She has a strong point of view and knows what she wants. We chat, catch up and just play — it’s really natural,” Vevers said.
Said Gomez, “I felt so relieved and so proud when I saw the collection for the first time. You put so much thought and work behind it; it truly represents who I am. It is very soft, it has a combination of silks and lace, sweaters and hoodies. Combining all of that into one closet feels so good.”
The opening will coincide with a promotion for fans to shop the Selena Bond Bag, one of two new styles the

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Artist Mirabelle Marden Installs ‘Garage Sale’ Retail Project

Mirabelle Marden, an artist by practice, trade and lineage, continues to toy with nostalgic elements of the retail experience.
Today she will reveal a new shoppable installation, “Garage Sale,” inside her gallery Plain Pleasures, which is located on the second floor of an unnamed Chinatown mall in Manhattan. Over the last two years, the two-story building at 75 East Broadway has evolved into a nexus for experimental retail, spearheaded by artists, designers and thinkers.
Marden opened her first effort there, called Plain Pleasures Market in December — setting a colorful holiday souk stuffed with traveled souvenirs, friends’ craftworks and vintage odds and ends. In the months since, her mall space has become a revolving door of art shows and guest pop-up shops from friends like Stella Schnabel.
For Marden, keeping store at Plain Pleasures is about replicating travel experiences and “creating an environment. I’m making an expression of how I see things. Whenever I go somewhere I like to look at the markets and everyday stores — they let you experience a place.”
Garage Sale will include items sourced and rummaged on trips to Lisbon, Nevis, Marrakesh, Mexico City and Paris. “I wanted it to look like a storage space, I hung up old

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Princess Diana’s Friend Shares Rare Photo of the Royal Mid-Laugh on 21st Anniversary of Her Death

Princess Diana‘s legacy is often overshadowed by her untimely death — but her friends are remembering the happy times.

On Friday — which marks the 21st anniversary of the Paris car crash that took the lives of Diana, her romantic companion Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul — Rosa Monckton shared a touching tribute to her friend on Twitter. In the joyous photo, the royal looks relaxed and comfortable in a baggy sweatshirt, laughing with her eyes squeezed shut.

“Diana as I remember her,” Monckton captioned the rare image. “Not enough is written about her sense of fun and zest for life. Friend and wonderful godmother to Domenica. RIP.”

Monckton was a close friend and confidante to the late Princess of Wales — who was the godmother to Monckton’s daughter, Domenica. When Domenica was was born with Down syndrome in 1995, Diana provided the ultimate support.

“She said, ‘You just have to believe in her,’ ” the British jewelry executive, who met Diana through a mutual friend, told PEOPLE in 2016. “She said, ‘Believe in her, love her and I’ll be there every step of the way.’ She already had that vision of what Domenica could become, which I simply couldn’t see.”

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The princess “was a huge encouragement,” after Domenica’s birth, explained Monckton. “She came with me to appointments. She was very much by my side.”

Domenica, who is now 23, became the inspiration behind Team Domenica, a charity set up by her mother to help young adults with learning disabilities gain experience to break into the workplace.

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Elizabeth Emanuel, who designed Diana’s wedding dress and remained friends with her, tells PEOPLE that even after over two decades, Diana still has an impact.

“The years have gone by so quickly. It’s still very, very sad,” Emanuel said wistfully. “She is still very much in peoples’ hearts and minds really — and that’s her legacy. After years and years people still remember her so well.”

The 36-year-old princess died in the early hours of August 31, 1997, when her car, which was being chased by paparazzi, crashed into a pillar in the Alma Tunnel.

Her bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, was injured in the crash but survived.

There was an outpouring of mourning around the world, with flowers and tributes filling the grounds surrounding her London home, Kensington Palace. Diana’s funeral was attended by 2,000 people and watched by two billion more at home on television.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the tragedy last year, Prince WilliamKate Middleton and Prince Harry made a poignant walk through the breathtaking all-white garden created in memory of the “People’s Princess.”

William recalled that he remembered “seeing the pigeons and squirrels,” adding, “We used to come here a lot.”

Noting that he and Harry used to feed the fish in the garden’s pond, William said, “There never used to be this many in here” — before being told some of the koi carp are so old that they are the same ones from his youth.

William, Kate and Harry also met with representatives from eight charities closest to Diana’s heart, including the English National Ballet.


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Undefeated Forges Partnership With Esports

Esports is tapping into streetwear.
The gaming league has teamed with Undefeated, a sneaker and streetwear retailer based in Los Angeles, to create a jersey for the New York Excelsior, which is New York City’s first professional eSports franchise. It is one of the 12 founding franchises of Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League, which is owned by Sterling.VC, a venture capital fund supported by Sterling Equities.
“Excelsior wanted to create a unique approach to team apparel,” said Collette Gangemi, the head of merchandise and consumer products for the New York Excelsior. “Most eSports apparel is semi-juvenile. I was brought on to take more of a streetwear collaboration approach. When you are starting a league in New York and trying to build a community, having apparel that people can buy into helps that.”
Undefeated has worked with EA Sports on an NBA Live 18 event, but this is its first time partnering with eSports. James Bond, the cofounder of Undefeated, sees overlap in the streetwear and gaming communities.
“Most of today’s sneakerheads have grown up computer-savvy and for a lot of the kids, playing games is second nature to them. Even my son, who is 11, is starting to get into video games. This isn’t just

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Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta Raises $800,000 for Area Organizations

MOTHER KNOWS BEST: The 26th annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares event at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta on Monday night raised more than $ 800,000 for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta, the Atlanta AIDS Fund and the Medical University of South Carolina. The tally since the event’s inception: more than $ 15 million raised for the beneficiaries.
Jeffrey Kalinsky, who operates two stores in Manhattan and Atlanta, unveiled a third unit in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday.
“It’s a 12-minute runway show preceded by a live auction, which is preceded by a cocktail hour,” said Kalinsky, who admitted that he’s perfected a formula for keeping the event moving apace. “All that happens before we get seated. We keep the welcome remarks brief so we can get people out of there without having to listen to speeches. The evening is really all about fun and fashion.”
Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, Dior, Saint Laurent Paris, Céline, Sacai, Givenchy and Calvin Klein were among the designers shown. “We had four looks at the end of the show by a designer, Edda, who’s based in Norway and does these beautiful cotton-printed dresses. We found her at the LVMH Prize showroom,” Kalinsky said. “It’s really a good opportunity to showcase a number of younger designers.

A dress by Edda. 
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Première Vision Paris to Introduce Sport and Tech Section

GOOD SPORT: Underscoring the fashion world’s ongoing love affair with sport, Première Vision Paris will debut at its upcoming edition a sport and tech sector gathering nearly 700 exhibitors specializing in sport and technical materials. The offer will span weavers, spinners, knitters, tanners, accessory-makers, textile designers and fashion manufacturers.
Located in Hall 6, the space will include a dedicated conference program moderated by Pascal Monfort, founder of the trends marketing agency REC. A sport and tech trend forum will present a selection of high-performance and creative materials, fabrics, leathers, accessories and prototypes. Key themes will include outdoor adventure, protection and versatility, active snow and indoor wellness.
Première Vision Paris will run Sept. 19 to 21 at the Parc des Expositions in Paris Nord Villepinte.

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McCain Family Attends Public Viewing to Hug and Exchange Stories with Thousands of Mourners

Sen. John McCain‘s children and members of the public mourned his death, together, at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday evening.

After attending a private ceremony for family and friends in the afternoon, three of McCain’s seven children — Sidney, Jack and Jimmy — returned to the rotunda to hug and share stories with those waiting in line at the public viewing. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, some 12,000-15,000 waited in line to say goodbye in the sweltering heat, CBS News reported.

Emotional footage from a local NBC station showed mourners thanking the children for their father’s service and Sidney, 51, telling one woman waiting in line, “It’s so incredible that all of you are here.” Another man could be heard telling Sidney, “It’s the least that we can do for a great man like that.”

Meanwhile Jack, 32, made the rounds offering hugs and handshakes, including one to a little boy holding an American flag.

The family and friends of John McCain paid their respects to the late six-term senator and decorated veteran earlier Wednesday, during a private memorial service at the state capitol.

Meghan McCain, the senator’s daughter, and Cindy McCain, his wife of 38 years, were both at the service and wept over his casket. At one point, Cindy tenderly placed her cheek against the flag draped over her husband’s coffin.

RELATED: Meghan McCain Breaks Down in Tears Over Her Father’s Casket as Senator’s Funeral Services Begin

The McCain family announced on Friday that the six-term Arizona senator had decided, “with his usual strength of will,” to discontinue medical treatment for stage-four brain cancer.

Just one day later, McCain died at the age of 81.

RELATED VIDEO: Senator John McCain Dies at Age 81

McCain will lie in state at the state capitol through Thursday. There will then be a public procession to carry his casket to the North Phoenix Baptist Church for a 10 a.m. local time service. Senator McCain’s family and friends, along with state, local and tribal officials, and business and civic leaders from across Arizona were invited to attend.

There will then be a public viewing in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Friday afternoon before the casket is transported to Maryland for a private service at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Sunday.

RELATED: John McCain’s 2008 Running Mate Sarah Palin Is Not Invited to His Funeral: ‘It’s Sad’

Following her father’s death, Meghan, 33, shared a touching tribute on social media.

“In the thirty-three years we shared together, he raised me, taught me, corrected me, comforted me, encouraged me, and supported me in all things,” she wrote. “He taught me how to live. His love and his care, ever present, always unfailing, took me from a girl to a woman — and he showed me what it is to be a man.”

Meghan and John McCainSierra Blanco Photography

“All that I am is thanks to him,” she continued in her tribute. “Now that he is gone, the task of my lifetime is to live up to his example, his expectations, and his love. My father’s passing comes with sorrow and grief for me, for my mother, for my brothers, and for my sisters. He was a great fire who burned bright, and we lived in his light and warmth for so very long. We know that his flame lives on, in each of us. The days and years to come will not be the same without my dad — but they will be good days, filled with life and love, because of the example he lived for us.”

RELATED: Meghan McCain Shares Touching Tribute to Late Father: ‘All That I Am Is Thanks to Him’

Cindy also mourned the loss on social media. “My heart is broken,” tweeted Cindy, 64, minutes after her family announced the late senator’s death.

“I am so lucky to have lived the adventure of loving this incredible man for 38 years,” she continued. “He passed the way he lived, on his own terms, surrounded by the people he loved, in the place he loved best.”


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Shopping: Labor Day SalesIf you ask us, Labor Day sales are coming right at the exact-perfect time.
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Ewert Departure Seen as His Decision, but Firm Ready for Next Chapter

It was Doug Ewert’s choice to leave Tailored Brands, but his departure as chief executive officer is also seen as an opportunity to get some fresh blood into the company.
That was the consensus of the men’s wear community on Wednesday as they continued to digest the surprise news late Tuesday that the longtime leader of the Fremont, Calif.-based company would be exiting at the end of September. Ewert, 54, said after the market closed on Tuesday that he would be retiring after a 23-year career with the men’s wear retailer.
Wall Street was apparently not rattled by the news since the company’s stock rose 4 percent Wednesday to close at $ 23.39.
On Wednesday, Ewert told WWD he would be open to providing more details about his decision and future plans after the company’s earnings are released on Sept. 12.
Coincidentally, the news of Ewert’s impending departure came at the same time Bruce Thorn, president and chief operating officer, said he too would be leaving Tailored Brands. Thorn, 51, has been named president and ceo of Big Lots Inc. He will assume that role at the end of September.
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Martha Stewart and BloomsyBox.com Launch Floral Subscription Partnership

FLOWERS, ANYONE?: Martha Stewart is expanding her brand into the floral space. Stewart’s lifestyle brand — whose products run the gamut from cooking, entertaining and home renovating to crafting, gardening and pet supplies — has signed a floral subscription partnership with BloomsyBox.com, a startup floral subscription company founded in 2015. The floral collection will launch in December in time for the holidays and feature a monthly delivery of fresh-cut roses chosen by Stewart from sustainable flower farms around the globe.
The partnership will offer various monthly delivery options, including frequency of deliveries, bouquet sizes, and gifting preferences. Each bouquet comes directly from the farm in accordance with Stewart’s selection of seasonal favorites, along with fresh floral care tips. The subscription service will be available starting Dec. 1 on the BloomsyBox.com Web site. The price range will be $ 44.99 to $ 59.99 per month.
Next year, the partners will expand their offering to include additional floral varieties.
“Flowers play an integral role in the way I live, entertain and celebrate special occasions,” said Stewart. “I’m pleased to partner with BloomsyBox, one of the premier farm-to-table floral subscription companies, to provide consumers with a beautiful selection of flowers on a regular basis.”
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How a Young Designer Produces a Fashion Show

While the industry continues to question the importance of New York Fashion Week, Shanel Campbell, a 26-year-old Parsons graduate, believes the platform is still important.
She will embark on her first fashion show on Sept. 5, a little bit ahead of the official start of fashion week, and here she outlines how she’s producing a show and what she hopes to achieve. This is the second story in a series that will follow Campbell as she develops her collection and builds a business. WWD previously spoke to Campbell about what she envisions for her brand after being endorsed by Solange Knowles and Issa Rae.
WWD: What are your plans for fashion week?

Shanel Campbell: It’s going to be a runway show into a presentation and it’s 18 looks. I want it to be very intimate so you can take your time and look at everything. I don’t want too much thrown at people. When you see too much, you start to not care. When I see a huge collection on my phone, I just start swiping and swiping and swiping. It’s going to be really fun. Very informal and more of a community gathering than an uptight fashion show. But the fashion show element

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Froot Loops Donuts Now Exist and They Taste Exactly Like the Cereal

If you’ve ever imagined a world in which sugary cereal and sugary donuts could be combined into one ultimate breakfast superfood, your vision has come true. It’s the secret!

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have announced a brand-new menu item called the Froot Loop mini donut, which is just as it sounds. The almost-bite-size pastries come in a pack of five bright colors and taste exactly like the iconic cereal—seriously, we tried them, and they deliver.

Beyond the flavor, the unmistakable scent of Froot Loops fills the air when you open the box. They even look like jumbo versions of the cereal when you cut into them (see video below).

Y’all…Froot Loop donuts. They smell exactly like Froot Loops. Taste exactly like Froot Loops. They even look like jumbo Froot Loops when you cut into them. I have no speech. . . Get them at @carlsjr through the end of October. 🍩😱🍩 @frootloops

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And unlike other trending new fast food items that have made waves recently—looking at you, McDonald’s French Toast McGriddles and Chick-fil-A spicy chicken tenders—these donuts are available at the burger chain’s locations nationwide, not just in small test markets.

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What to Watch: Men’s Market Grows Although Changes Abound

Men’s wear continues to make strides as guys from all walks of life prove that it’s not only women that care how they look.
From the red-hot streetwear market to suits with a slim modern fit — and technical attributes in everything — men continue to upgrade their wardrobes to keep up with the latest trends.
And it’s showing in the numbers.
Men’s wear is now estimated to represent 40 percent of the global apparel market and continues to grow. According to Euromonitor International, global sales of men’s wear increased 3.7 percent to $ 419 billion in 2017, outpacing women’s, which rose 3.4 percent to $ 643 billion.
In the U.S., sales hit $ 85 billion last year and are on track to rise 1.1 percent to over $ 86 billion this year, Euromonitor projected.
Other firms’ figures bear that out as well. According to Statista, retail sales of the men’s market in the U.S. were $ 62.1 billion in 2013 and are projected to hit nearly $ 75 billion this year.
And NPD Group said for the six months ended June 2018, total men’s apparel sales rose 3 percent to $ 29 billion with active bottoms and knit shirts gaining in popularity while dress shirts and woven shirts declined. For the second

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EXCLUSIVE: Jordyn Woods Unveils Fashion Label, Secndnture

Jordyn Woods: activewear designer.
Woods, a Wilhelmina model and influencer, is launching a fashion label called Secndnture, pronounced second nature. The debut line is a size-inclusive, 24-piece collection of activewear made in partnership with apparel manufacturing company Instaco.
“I always wanted to start my own business,” Woods said over the phone from Los Angeles. “I chose the name Secndnture because everything in life that comes natural to you is second nature. I thought it would be perfect for activewear because your activewear should feel like a second skin.”
Secndnture’s debut collection spans sports bras, bodysuits, biker shorts, high-waisted leggings, tops and jackets. Sizes go from XS to 2X with prices ranging from $ 45 to $ 79. The line, manufactured in China in a WRAP-certified factory, will launch on Aug. 30 as a digital first brand with pop-ups to come. Future releases will be limited edition and will take place every couple of months.
Woods, 20, has previously collaborated with BooHoo and Addition Elle on apparel, as well as with Barney’s on a shoe line. She is known for her close friendship with Kylie Jenner, with whom she currently lives, and has appeared in Jenner’s reality TV series “Life of Kylie,” as well as “Keeping Up With the

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Meghan Markle’s Givenchy Wedding Dress to Be Displayed at Windsor Castle

ROYAL FROCKS: Earlier in May, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made royal and fashion history. The Royal Collection, which houses the largest collection of noble artifacts, will launch a special exhibition titled “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” later this year where the couple’s wedding outfits will be on display.
The exhibition will be part of the Windsor Castle tour from Oct. 2018 to Jan. 2019. The outfits will then be displayed at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh from June to Oct. 2019.
The highlight on display will be the Givenchy Haute Couture dress Markle chose for her big day, created by British designer Clare Waight Keller. Cut with a bateau neckline, the minimalist, fuss-free design was made from an exclusive, double-bonded silk cady, developed by Waight Keller, and features a triple silk organza underskirt.
Markle’s silk tulle veil is hand-embroidered with floral embellishments that represent each of the Commonwealth countries — a reference to her and Prince Harry’s dedication to their new roles. The team of embroiderers spent over hundreds of hours crafting the veil, washing their hands every 30 minutes to keep the tulle and silk threads in pristine condition.
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Louis C.K. Returns to the Stage for First Stand-Up Set Since Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Nine months after Louis C.K. was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, the comedian reportedly returned to the stand-up stage on Sunday for a surprise set at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.

Club owner Noam Dworman told The New York Times that C.K., 50, took the stage for a 15-minute set around 11 p.m. local time, performing for a sold-out crowd of roughly 115 people.

The Louie star “was very relaxed,” and was dressed in a black V-neck T-shirt and gray pants, the outlet reported.

He did not mention the allegations against him, and instead worked his way through “typical Louis C.K. stuff” like racism, parades, and tips for waitresses. “It sounded just like he was trying to work out some new material,” Dworman explained to the Times. “Almost like any time of the last 10 years he would come in at the beginning of a new act.”

The audience greeted C.K. with a standing ovation, said Dworman to the Times — though one attendee has since called the club to object about the appearance, the owner recalled, wishing he had known in advance “so he could’ve decided whether to have been there or not.”

The New York Times published an article in November in which five women detailed their alleged experiences with C.K., including claims he masturbated in front of them.

Comedians Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov alleged that while with C.K. in his hotel room after their show at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2002, he “proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating.”

Comedian Rebecca Corry alleged that C.K. “asked if we could go to my dressing room so he could masturbate in front of me” while filming a TV pilot in 2005, and writer Abby Schachner alleged she heard him masturbating through the phone during a 2003 call. A fifth, anonymous woman alleged that while working on The Chris Rock Show in the late 1990s, C.K. masturbated while she sat with him in his office, and a co-worker corroborated her story to the Times.

RELATED: FX CEO Says Network ‘Didn’t Know’ About Louis C.K.’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct

C.K. responded with a lengthy statement in which he admitted that “these stories are true.”

He added, “The hardest regret to live with is what you’ve done to hurt someone else. And I can hardly wrap my head around the scope of hurt I brought on them … I have spent my long and lucky career talking and saying anything I want. I will now step back and take a long time to listen.”

Since then, FX severed ties with C.K., whose shows Louie and Better Things aired on the network. C.K. was dropped by all his reps, too, while Netflix cancelled an upcoming stand-up special and HBO cut all of his content from its library. Orchard also canceled the release of his film I Love You, Daddy — though C.K. bought the rights to the title back.


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Ermenegildo Zegna Group Buys Majority Stake in Thom Browne

MILAN – In the latest shakeup in the constantly evolving men’s wear scene and in a surprising end-of-summer twist, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group said Tuesday that it is buying an 85 percent stake in Thom Browne Inc.
The agreement was reached with Sandbridge Capital and the namesake designer for an enterprise valuation of about $ 500 million. Minority shareholder Stripe International is also no longer an investor. Browne, who founded the brand in 2001, will be the sole other shareholder, and will continue to hold the role of chief creative officer. The Thom Browne business will remain independently run. Rodrigo Bazan, who joined Thom Browne in May 2016 from Alexander Wang and has helped grow the label, will remain the company’s chief executive officer.
Gildo Zegna, ceo of the family-owned group, said the company has “always been open to opportunities for external growth. And, since we started looking at partnerships, I always knew that Thom Browne would be the perfect fit. In addition to the immediate benefits with regards to fabrics and manufacturing support we can leverage our global reach to further expand Thom Browne’s retail network. Most importantly, we share the same passion for excellence and impeccable, modern tailoring. Thom’s visionary approach and his unique

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Ohana & Co. Keeps Deals Rolling as Summer Draws to a Close

LET’S MAKE A DEAL: It may still be the dog days of summer, but the dealmaking is never done for firms such as Ohana & Co., which hosted its annual summer event Brands With Mission at the Peninsula Beverly Hills last week.
Company partners Karine and Ariel Ohana and advisory board member Susan Rockefeller, the documentarian and founder of Musingsmag.com, hosted founders of Los Angeles beauty, fashion and food brands including Anastasia Soare of Anastasia Beverly Hills; Bill Guthy of Guthy-Renker; Tracy Holland of HatchBeauty; Kristopher Brock of Brock Collection; Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, chief digital officer of CAA-GBG, and entertainment industry couple Bob and Leslie Zemeckis.
Soare, who is often referred to by immigrant entrepreneurs as the Romanian “Godmother,” spoke of her story and the incredible opportunities that the U.S. offered her as a young woman. As everyone knows, her business received a minority investment from TPG that values the business at $ 3 billion. She closed her speech by saying, “God bless America,” to the delight of several guests.
FRÉ Skincare cofounder Michael Azoulay also took to the mic to speak of his brand’s dedication to supporting women by employing them to cultivate argan oil in poor regions.
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Messe Frankfurt France to Introduce Leatherworld Paris

PARIS — Skins are in at Messe Frankfurt France, which is adding a new leather-focused section to its cluster of trade shows, scheduled to present at Le Bourget, Paris, from Sept. 17 to 20.
Dubbed Leatherworld Paris, the show will also include fake fur, accessories and synthetic alternatives to animal leather.
Participants will include Shanghai-based Ecopel, a major supplier of fake fur and imitation leather, as well as prime contractors from Pakistan and a range of leather goods makers and leather specialists from Lebanon and Turkey.
The move echoes that of competitor Première Vision Paris, which recently bulked up its Première Vision Leather salon. PV took over Cuir à Paris in 2014 and renamed it Première Vision Leather in February 2015, when it integrated all shows under the Première Vision Paris umbrella.
Gathering some 1,850 exhibitors, the group of Messe Frankfurt France shows, which already includes Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls & Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris, will also fall under a new banner “The Fairyland for Fashion.”
The event will include a range of workshops and roundtable discussions with technological, economic and sustainable themes.

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Some of the Kars that Have Passed Through KarJenner Hands

A vintage Rolls-Royce for Kylie Jenner’s 21st birthday. A custom Tesla for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, just because.

These are just three of the very impressive vehicles in the overall Kardashian Kar Kollection. Pretty much everyone in the krew is a high-rolling car owner. Take a look at some of the other kars the KarJenners have konferred upon themselves or others.

A neon green Mercedes G series SUV. Price: Starting at $ 227,300

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A custom Tesla P100D Model S, purchased by Kim and Kanye. Price: Starting at $ 135,000

Kylie’s instagram story today @kyliejenner @ferrari

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A black Ferrari LaFerrari featuring red interiors and butterfly doors Price: Starting at $ 1.4 million, and can go up to millions of dollars, as the car is very rare and is no longer in production.

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Mercedes-Benz Maybach: Given to Kylie by ex Tyga for her 19th birthday. Price: Starts at $ 189,000

Ferrari 482 Italia: Given to Kylie by Tyga for her 18th birthday. Price: About $ 320,000

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Bentley Bentayga: Given to Tyga by Kylie after his Ferrari was repossessed. Price: Starts at $ 229,000

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Huracan Lamborghini: Given to Blac Chyna by ex Rob as an early birthday present. Price: Starts around $ 199,800

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Rolls-Royce Ghost: Purchased by Kylie for herself. Price: Reportedly $ 320,000
Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV: Purchased by Kylie for herself. Price: Starts around $ 119,900
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Black Mercedes-Benz sedan: Kylie’s present to best friend Jordyn Woods for her 18th birthday.
No roundup of KarJenner vehicles would be complete without Khloé’s Range Rover, which she once had wrapped in black velvet. West Coast Customs’ founder and CEO Ryan Friedlinghau declined to answer directly about how much the custom job cost, but we can’t imagine it was cheap.


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Le Bon Marché Chases the Light With L.A.-Themed Exhibit

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Le Bon Marché is planning a storewide exhibition this fall devoted to Los Angeles, with dedicated spaces reflecting the sun’s trajectory through the California sky from sunrise to sunset.
The Paris department store will welcome some 200 brands across fashion, cosmetics, food, accessories and homewear, with special guests including skater Scott Oster, who has designed a mirrored full pipe structure, to be suspended above the beauty department, that will host demos by professional skateboarders.
Meanwhile, MadeWorn designer Blaine Halvorson will create a spin-off of his by-appointment-only Los Angeles showroom, as well as a zeppelin-shaped pop-up to mark the 50th anniversary of rock band Led Zeppelin.
Halvorson has invited Dr. Woo, the tattoo artist whose clients include Drake and Zoë Kravitz. Woo will make a two-week stop at Le Bon Marché, in addition to designing a capsule clothing collection for the store, alongside a shoe collaboration with Converse and a mini-collection with MadeWorn.

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The “Los Angeles Rive Gauche” event, set to run from Sept. 1 to Oct. 21, will also feature the Goop Lab, dispensing Gwyneth Paltrow’s beauty range and a temporary yoga studio featuring yoga and Pound Fit classes — the latter described as a combination between

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What to Watch: Industry Keeps Focus on Models’ Well-being

Nearly a year after numerous models alleged on-the-job mistreatment and sexual abuse, leading forces in the the fashion industry have adopted policies to try to ensure their well-being.
The seas, so to speak, were considerably calmer before last fall’s New York Fashion Week. Reports of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged decades of sexual harassment and sexual abuse had yet to break. Ditto for The Boston Globe’s February investigative exposé, which detailed models’ claims against several well-known fashion photographers. Other models also described alleged sexual misconduct in reports in The New York Times. In October 2017, the #MeToo movement started to surge and model-activist Cameron Russell called out the fashion industry for its rampant sexual harassment, and shared models’ stories on her Instagram feed.
After Kering and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton issued a charter for models last fall, Condé Nast and Tapestry Inc. — parent of Coach and Kate Spade — in January released ones of their own for photo/video shoots and fashion shows and presentations with the intention of safeguarding those who work with the companies. Kering and LVMH implemented strict new measures governing the well-being of models, resulting in a ban on size-zero and under-16 models from shows including Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Saint

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Meghan McCain Shares Touching Tribute to Late Father: ‘All That I Am Is Thanks to Him’

Following Sen. John McCain’s death at age 81 on Saturday after a battle with stage-four brain cancer, the late political maverick and war hero’s daughter Meghan McCain shared a touching tribute on social media.

In a message she captioned “I love you forever – my beloved father @SenJohnMcCain,” Meghan, 33, revealed that she was by her father’s side as he “departed this life today.”

“In the thirty-three years we shared together, he raised me, taught me, corrected me, comforted me, encouraged me, and supported me in all things,” she wrote. “He taught me how to live. His love and his care, ever present, always unfailing, took me from a girl to a woman — and he showed me what it is to be a man.”

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When planning her wedding to Ben Domenech last fall, Meghan pushed the date forward in the wake of her father’s cancer diagnosis. Despite his tenuous health, the ailing senator was on hand for his daughter’s big day.

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“All that I am is thanks to him,” she continued in her tribute. “Now that he is gone, the task of my lifetime is to live up to his example, his expectations, and his love. My father’s passing comes with sorrow and grief for me, for my mother, for my brothers, and for my sisters. He was a great fire who burned bright, and we lived in his light and warmth for so very long. We know that his flame lives on, in each of us. The days and years to come will not be the same without my dad — but they will be good days, filled with life and love, because of the example he lived for us.”

RELATED: John McCain Dead at 81: Obama, Biden, Trump and More Pay Their Respects to the War Hero Senator

Cindy McCain, the Senator’s wife of 38 years, also mourned the loss on social media.

“My heart is broken,” tweeted Cindy, 64, minutes after her family announced his death.

“I am so lucky to have lived the adventure of loving this incredible man for 38 years,” she continued. “He passed the way he lived, on his own terms, surrounded by the people he loved, in the place he loved best.”

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Sen. McCain, the former POW and outspoken Republican politician nicknamed The Maverick for being unafraid to disagree with fellow members of his party, died at 4:28 p.m. on Saturday, his family announced in a statement, according to NBC News.

McCain is survived by wife Cindy, and his children: Douglas, Andrew, and Sidney (all with first wife Carol McCain) and Meghan, Jack, James, and Bridget, with Cindy.

On Friday, his family said that Sen. McCain, “with his usual strength of will,” decided to stop treatment for the stage-four brain cancer he had been battling since its diagnosis last summer.

“In the year since,” the McCain family said, “John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict.”


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Colorado College Student to Bring Supreme Resale Marketplace to Los Angeles

BUSINESS-MINDED: Never underestimate the business savvy and passion of a Supreme fan. Take 20-year-old Zachary Dorf, who used to consistently camp outside Supreme’s New York store, while still in high school, just so he could get his hands on the latest drops.
That devotion grew a social media fan base that later evolved into a business bringing together vendors and consumers of Supreme and other coveted streetwear brands to buy and trade, called Solepreme Con.
Saturday, Dorf brings Solepreme to Los Angeles for the first time, on Cahuenga Boulevard, for five hours of buying, selling and trading of brands such as Supreme, Off-White, Gucci and Raf Simons.
Dorf, whose father owns the winery and music venue City Winery, estimates the West Coast show, totaling some 40 vendors, will draw attendees about on par with New York, which has been about 1,000 people. He’s charging $ 25 for general admission in addition to $ 119 for a single vendor table.
Back in his teens, the University of Colorado Boulder student, who is studying entrepreneurship, would typically be one of the first 10 customers inside the Supreme store on drop days. Aside from garnering Instagram followers through his dedication, Dorf would sometimes gain insider information on drops.
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