Pregnant Khloé Kardashian Says She Misses Sister Kylie Jenner as She Nests in Cleveland

Khloé Kardashian is missing her baby sister.

The mom-to-be is currently setttling into nesting mode in Cleveland as she prepares to welcome her first child, a baby girl, with Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson. Earlier this week, a source told PEOPLE the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, who is nearing the end of her third trimester, will remain in Ohio until the baby is born.

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According to the source, Kardashian’s famous family plans on flying in for the birth. They’re currently in Los Angeles, and on Friday, Kardashian, 33, took to Instagram to share a sweet shout-out to sister Kylie Jenner, 19, who recently welcomed a baby girl of her own, Stormi, with her boyfriend Travis Scott.

“I miss you!!!” she captioned a picture of the pair. “We were both blonde and pregnant here.”

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According to PEOPLE’s source, the soon-to-be mom keeps in close contact with her family “every day.”

“Khloé seems a bit bored without her sisters around,” said the insider. “She talks to them several times a day, loves to show off the nursery and asks for advice.”

The source added that Kardashian is “is a bit nervous about the birth, but mostly excited” — and definitely “ready for her baby girl to arrive.”

“She’s taking it easy in Cleveland, getting everything ready and she can’t wait to meet her baby girl,” said the source. “She’s doing great and seems very happy.”

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David Levin to Retire as DXL Chief

David Levin, the longtime president and chief executive officer of Destination XL Group Inc., is to retire at the end of this year.
Heidrick & Struggles has been retained to search for a successor to helm the country’s largest big and tall men’s retailer. Candidates from within and outside the company will be considered. Levin, 66, has said he will be available to provide support during the transition period.
The company made the announcement at the same time it reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $ 3.3 million as compared to net income of $ 1.8 million in the same period last year. On a non-GAAP basis, adjusted EBITDA was $ 5 million compared to $ 10.8 million in the prior-year quarter. Adjusted EBITDA for the year was $ 17.1 million, down from $ 31.6 million in the prior year.
Comparable-store sales increased 4.3 percent in the quarter and total sales were up to $ 135.5 million from $ 122.6 million last year.
Levin attributed the earnings decline to an increase in marketing expenses and said the company would cut back on its store openings to only three stores in fiscal 2018 as it seeks to lower capital expenditures. The company also said Jim Davey, a former Timberland executive, has joined DXL

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Nicole Miller Designs Tour Outfit for Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini has upped her fashion game for her new headlining tour.
The singer, who was the first female country music artist to have a number-one hit with her debut single, “Love Me Like You Mean It,” has turned to Nicole Miller to create two custom pieces for her “Unapologetically” tour.
“Unapologetically” is the title of her second studio album and she’s touring this spring with Walker Hayes as the opening act.
“I met Kelsea several years ago and was very impressed by her poise and self-confidence,” Miller said. “I knew she would be hugely successful. I’ve been dressing her for a variety of performances ever since. It’s been a lot of fun designing for her because her style is so adventurous. Not to mention, I am a big fan of her music and have been fortunate enough to see her perform. 
“Kelsea wanted me to design something for the first few songs of her album, which represents loss. I wanted to stay true to the theme, while creating something unique that she would feel confident wearing. I designed a custom black sequin trench that she loved so much she asked for a second version, which we made in pink. She now wears that

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G.V.G.V. RTW Fall 2018

Name: G.V.G.V.
Main message: The designer who goes by the name Mug showed a psychedelic offering of relaxed wide-leg pants, sweatshirts and track jackets together with more polished shifts and shirtdresses. All were turned out in a mix of groovy prints including checkerboards, wavy stripes, zigzags, Seventies florals and polka dots, punctuated with solid shades of burnt orange, wine red, olive, khaki and purple. Accessories included thigh-high boots, fanny packs and drawstring handbags. Despite the energy of the show, it was a disappointing use of the roller rink venue, with not a single pair of skates in sight.
The result: The collection was fun and cohesive, if not particularly risky, and despite the retro theme, casual styling brought it firmly into the present.

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Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fall 2018 — A Look Back

It seems forever ago, but it wasn’t. As it was happening and now, with hindsight of less than three weeks, fall 2018 resonates as a transitional season — a bellwether of changes essential to what has become an oversaturated and too-often underwhelming show circuit. Then again, one could say that about the past few years of runway seasons, and yet the changes don’t happen, and the shows go one. Happily, every season has its high points and its oddities.
Your Head in Your Hands — We’ve all heard the expression, but whoever expected to see it for real? Gucci’s show-opener, model Unia Pakhomova carrying her own head (for accuracy’s sake, it was a fake), proved the defining visual of the fall 2018 season. Presented within a brightly lit, antiseptic operating room installation, the show was compelling, confounding, weird and wonderful. In a post-show press conference, Alessandro Michele talked about being “post-human” and your own Dr. Frankenstein and parenting dragons — all whimsically heady stuff. Yet the best thing about what Michele is doing right now is that the clothes stand up to the shtick. To walk into a Gucci store is to come upon a retail derivation completely faithful to the promise of the

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John Legend Opens Up About Playing Jesus: He ‘Was a Bit of a Revolutionary’

He sang about “Ordinary People,” but John Legend is taking on an extraordinary role.

The Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner, 39, will play the title role in NBC’s upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert — and PEOPLE caught up with Legend before he takes the stage on Easter Sunday to talk growing up in church and how he got into character for the beloved rock opera.

“ imagined what a real human being would think going through betrayal and the challenge of joining together with your friends to fight against oppression. My job is to embody that,” Legend, 39, tells PEOPLE of playing the Son of God alongside Sara Bareilles (Mary Magdalene) and Alice Cooper (King Herod).

Adds the performer: “I think Jesus in real life was a bit of a revolutionary — he was somebody who was disrupting the status quo and provided an example for how we could all love each other, how we think about people who have been looked down upon and what it means to sacrifice oneself for something that you believe in.”

Legend grew up in a “very Christian” home in Springfield, Ohio, where his mother was a choir director, his grandmother a church organist and his grandfather a pastor.

“The message I took from growing up in church was the idea of loving your neighbor, giving to others and treating people as you would want to be treated,” says Legend. “You can learn those things in any religion or without religion, but that’s where I did.”

And the star says his childhood in the church changed his life.

“I was in choir rehearsals every week as a kid, and I took over the choir when I was older,” he says. “That was the foundation of my career; I wouldn’t be where I am without playing gospel music in church.”

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Already parents to daughter Luna, 23, months, Legend and cookbook author wife Chrissy Teigen, 32, will welcome a son in June.

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert airs Easter Sunday, April 1 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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2(x)ist Partners With Mr Turk on Holiday Collection

Underwear brand 2(x)ist is trying out collaborations.
The company has teamed with Mr Turk, a men’s contemporary line, on a holiday collection that will be sold exclusively on 2(x)ist’s e-commerce site and within Mr Turk’s eight boutiques in the U.S.
“I think that collaborations are becoming even more relevant in the marketplace and it’s a great way to connect brands that have synergies and an overlapping consumer base,” said Tom Speight, the president and chief executive officer at 2(x)ist. Mr Turk is known for the use of unique prints and textures and we are known for our well-fitting underwear and loungewear. We speak to that Millennial consumer who likes fashion and is not afraid to be bold.”
The collection, which includes 12 stockkeeping units, is made up of popular 2(x)ist silhouettes in Mr Turk prints. It includes loungewear, underwear, onesies and special pieces like a smoking jacket-inspired robe. There will also be gift sets, that are new for 2(x)ist. Most of the collection is under $ 100, but certain items like the sleeping jacket will retail for $ 400.
According to Speight, the goal is to broaden distribution for spring 2019.
“We want to control what it looks like first and foremost and tell the story in an

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Acne Studios to Open Second Store in Los Angeles

Amid denials of reports touting a potential sale, Acne Studios is chugging along with its global retail expansion plans.
On Friday, the 21-year-old Stockholm-based brand will open its newest store in West Hollywood, its second Los Angeles location following its downtown L.A. opening in 2013.
The 2,700-square-foot store at 8920 Melrose Avenue, down the street from Maxfield and James Perse, and around the corner from Hedi Slimane’s design studio and Jenni Kayne, is the company’s 54th location worldwide.

Acne Studios in West Hollywood. 
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“L.A. is one of the most vibrant and creative cities in the world. We keep coming back to the city for inspiration and for the special atmosphere. Downtown L.A. was a great starting point for us, but we always knew we wanted a store on the westside also. Anyone who has ever been stuck in L.A. traffic will understand why. Store scouting is always about the combination of space and location, and in 8920 Melrose Avenue we were lucky enough to find what we were looking for on both parameters. We love the mood of this store,” said Mattias Magnusson, Acne’s chief executive officer.
As a niche yet relatively mature company, Acne can afford to think outside the box. “The retail

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Tory Sport Fall 2018

Tory Burch focused much of her fall Tory Sport collection on the off-duty moments of life, whether going to and from the gym or the field, to travel to the weekend. “We spent so much time thinking about the seamlessness of someone’s life,” Burch said during a preview. “How do we design things that aren’t so obviously sport but are superfunctional and have the properties an athlete needs, but is also how I’m dressing and others are dressing on the weekend.” That meant a big focus on outerwear with down puffers and parkas in oversize and small and proportions. Some of the coats had positive messaging — “Get to the gym” — sewn into the linings. Running gear came in graphic multicolored checks. Tracksuits were elevated enough to wear to the office and comfortable enough for a warm-up. There were chunky hand-knit ski sweaters, seamless sports bras and leggings, Coolmax cashmere sweatpants and a wrap skirt to make one’s ath-leisurewear a little less dressed-down. There’s a new performance sock sneaker, and Burch continues to up the ante on her golf and tennis gear, infusing the fabrics with sun protection. As of the fall deliveries, Tory Sport will be sold directly

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Gucci and Chime For Change Partner With Beyoncé and UNICEF for Charity Project

MILAN — On the occasion of World Water Day, Gucci and Chime for Change — the brand’s global campaign for gender equality — on Thursday unveiled a partnership with Beyoncé and Unicef USA to bring clean, safe water to Burundi.
Gucci committed $ 1 million to Beyoncé’s multi-year BeyGood4Burundi initiative launched last year with Unicef USA to support programs improving water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices in the hardest-to-reach areas of the African country, where nearly half the population has no access to safe water.
Gucci’s investment will help support the construction of 80 wells, providing access to clean water to more than 120,000 women, girls and their families. The wells will be in addition to the 35 already completed by the BeyGood4Burundi initiative, which is set to support 366,000 women and children by 2020.
“Gucci and Chime For Change are proud to stand with Beyoncé and Unicef to help change the lives of hundreds of thousands of girls and women in Burundi,” said Gucci’s president and chief executive officer Marco Bizzarri in a statement. “Through our commitment to BeyGood4Burundi, we continue the mission of Chime For Change to provide education, health and justice to girls and women globally.”

Gucci and Chime For Change partner

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These Are the Austin Bombing Victims: 39-Year-Old Father, a Teen Boy and His Mom and 3 Others

A string of bombings around Austin, Texas, this month killed two people and injured four more — all at the hands of the same suspect, who has since died, according to police.

Here is what we know about the victims.

The Dead

The first person killed in the Austin bombings was 39-year-old Anthony House, on March 2, according to authorities. The package that exploded at his home that day was the first in the series of blasts.

Married with an 8-year-old daughter, House was the stepson of a well-known Austin pastor. He was a project manager at Texas Quarries and, as a former high school track team member, had volunteered to mentor young athletes in his free

“He was always laughing,” says friend Greg Padgitt.

Draylen Mason, 17, was killed on March 12 in one of two package explosions. The blast that took his life also seriously injured his mother. A 75-year-old Hispanic woman was hurt in the second bombing.

A “most remarkable talent” on orchestral bass, Mason was enrolled at the University of Texas next year, says College of Fine Arts Dean Doug Dempster.

“His gentle confidence seemed to come from a conviction that hard work and talent was going to work for him,” Dempster says. “It did.”

Mason and House both attended the local Wesley United Methodist Church.

The Wounded

In addition to Mason’s mother and the other woman injured on March 12, two white men, 22 and 23 years old, were injured in a fourth bombing on Sunday.

A fifth bomb went off at a local FedEx facility on Tuesday. Though no one was injured, an employee was treated for ringing in her ears.

Early Wednesday, Austin police announced the suspected bomber had killed himself in an explosion as authorities were in pursuit in order to take him into custody.

The suspect’s name has not been released and a motive has not been confirmed as the investigation continues. Police do not yet know if the suspect was working alone or with accomplices.

“For the families in our community who lost loved ones or who had loved ones seriously hurt in these incidents, our hearts remain with you as you go through your healing process and your time of sorrow,” Police Chief Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference. “We stand by you and with you in your time of need.”


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Stadium Goods to Open Store Inside Nordstrom

Stadium Goods is aligning with another big entity.
LVMH Luxury Ventures recently backed the streetwear and sneaker retailer, which is now partnering with Nordstrom to operate a concept space within its new men’s store, which is slated to open on April 12 at 235 West 57th Street.
“Sneakers are the fastest growing category in men’s footwear and partnering with Stadium Goods punctuates our commitment to showcasing the best and most rare sneakers from the hottest brands that have long sold out elsewhere,” said Kristin Frossmo, executive vice president and general merchandise manager for shoes at Nordstrom. “Sneakers have disrupted fashion and are now being mixed with everyday looks — from desk to dinner. We couldn’t be more excited to be Stadium Goods first retail partner of choice.”
This innovative deal brings after-market sneakers into a retail space that sells brand new shoes. According to John McPheters, who cofounded Stadium Goods with Jed Stiller, this has been in the works for a couple of years, but it wasn’t a difficult sell.
“We’ve spent so much time trying to elevate the after-market experience,” said McPheters. “And we feel like we are getting to a great place to be able to sell our product in Nordstrom. It’s a

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Demi Moore Invests in Andie Swim

The actress Demi Moore has made a strategic investment in Andie Swim as part of a $ 2 million seed round that was raised earlier this month. The seed round, which includes other strategic investors such as Hubble Contacts cofounder Jesse Horwitz, was led by venture capital firms Two River Capital and Sonostar Ventures.
The company’s swimsuits are made by women for women, based on the idea of a suit that “fits right, wears right, is easy to buy and easy to wear. The [investors] that understood this best are the ones we partnered with in this round,” said Melanie Travis, Andie founder and chief executive officer.
Moore said, “I was drawn to Andie’s approach, which puts women at the forefront. Shopping for a swimsuit can be stressful and time-consuming for so many women, but Andie makes finding the perfect swimsuit an incredibly simple, easy and comfortable experience.”

One unique component of Andie Swim is its rethinking of the swimwear shopping experience. The company gave women a seven-day tryout period at home before having to return the ones they don’t want. The start-up changed its policy in January. Now women can order as many as they want, and have unlimited free returns and exchanges

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Akiko Aoki RTW Fall 2018

In the four short years since launching, Akiko Aoki has quickly become one of the most talked-about brands on the Tokyo Fashion Week calendar. So when she chose to stage her fall show in a tiny underground space, the city’s top editors clamored for one of the few seats. The setup seemed a bit strange at first, with the audience seated on one side of the room facing a wall of mirrors, in front of which were five sets of white pipes, a shoehorn at the base of each, and in the middle, a single pair of oxfords.
But the props hinted at what was to come, as did the two men dressed in black suits and white gloves who wheeled out racks of clothing, which they transferred to the pipes. Aoki blurred the lines between the runway and backstage by having her models change into the different looks right in front of the audience. It was an unusual choice that worked well for the collection, emphasizing the versatility of the men’s wear-inspired shirts and dresses.
The models came out first in shirts or shirtdresses, which were then tucked into pants or layered under a jacket with long, asymmetric panels. Suiting and

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Anna Wintour Will Be Honored at Annual LGBT Center Gala

Anna Wintour will be honored for her contributions to the LGBT community next month at the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center gala dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
The center will recognize the publishing doyenne at their April 19 event with the Trailblazer Award for her “unwavering support and encouragement of the LGBTQ community within both the fashion and media industries,” according to the organization.
Last year, The Center honored Hillary Clinton at the fund-raiser, which brought in more than $ 1.75 million to support its various programs. Marc Jacobs was also honored with the organization’s Visionary Award, explaining how Wintour’s Met Gala gives him a certain level of social anxiety each year.
“It feels a little weird to be recognized when I just see myself as being true to myself,” Jacobs said. “The night [of the Met Gala] itself gives me a little bit of anxiety, but every social situation does. I’m really awkward socially.”
The center was founded in 1983 and from its West Village headquarters provides critical health and welfare services to the LGBT community.
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Camila Cabello Uses Paparazzi for Fun, Impromptu Photo Shoot at Airport Security Checkpoint

Although celebrities might try to hide from the paparazzi, or simply act like they’re not there, Camila Cabello decided to have some fun with photographers while passing through airport security at Los Angeles International (LAX) on her way to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2018 Lollapalooza music festival on March 16-18. When the cameras began flashing at the “Havana” singer, she used the moment to put on a photo shoot and then later tweet about it.

“It’s kinda like when life throws u lemons, make lemonade,” Cabello, who is gearing up to go on tour with Taylor Swift and Charli XCX this summer, tweeted jokingly. “If they’re taking pictures, might as well be a photoshoot.”

Fans of the Cuban-American singer loved her goofy, viral moment with one person tweeting, “Celebrities are supposed to hate papz and Camila’s out there doing a photoshoot for them. The definition of precious,” while another wrote, “I love you and your dorky self, please never change.” Fellow music artist Kehlani even turned one of the photos into a meme writing, “When they say they’re over it but all their post online r about you.”

Cabello now joins the select group of celebrities who have trolled the paparazzi, which includes Daniel Radcliffe, Jim Carrey and Jennifer Lawrence. Lawrence left a New York City restaurant in 2015 putting on a show for the paparazzi and making the sidewalk her runway. The Oscar-winning actress made silly faces while strutting the streets and then popped chopsticks into her mouth, mugging them up to look like walrus teeth. Carrey and his ex-girlfriend Jenny McCarthy made headlines when the actor squeezed into her sexy swimsuit after right she had worn it on the beach.

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The Tie Bar to Open Philadelphia Store

The Tie Bar continues to expand its retail reach.
The Chicago-based men’s brand, which launched as strictly an online player, will add its fifth brick-and-mortar store in Philadelphia next month.
The store will be located at 1527 Walnut Street in the ground floor of The Beacon apartment building. The 900-square-foot unit is slated to open on April 9 and will join the two Tie Bar stores in Chicago as well as units in New York  and Boston.
“We couldn’t be happier bringing The Tie Bar to Philadelphia, it’s a rapidly growing market for us and offers so much potential to expand our in-person business,” said Allyson Lewis, chief executive officer. “Our existing stores continue to buck the retail trends of late, providing our clientele a unique in-person shopping experience while remaining profitable for the brand. An aggressive retail strategy was essential to our further growth this year and it made perfect sense for that to include Philadelphia.”
The store will offer the brand’s assortment of furnishings and accessories — dress shirts, neckties, bow ties, tie bars, pocket squares, belts, socks, shoelaces. It will also offer the company’s newest product category: dress pants. The pants will be available starting on March 20 and will be sold

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Solange Knowles to be Honored by Parsons

SOLANGE GETS PARSONS NOD: Solange Knowles will be honored at the 70th annual Parsons Benefit on May 21 at Pier Sixty in New York. She will join previously disclosed honorees Marco Bizzarri, president and chief executive officer of Gucci, and Jose Neves, founder and ceo of Farfetch.
A Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and visual artist, the 31-year-old Solange has used her platform to advocate for representation and justice while providing constructive and empowering political messages. Her career includes the album “A Seat at the Table,” performing for President Obama at the White House, and performance art shows at the Guggenheim Museum, the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Tex., as well as an art installation at London’s Tate Modern museum.
Joel Towers, executive dean of Parsons School Design, said he was pleased to honor Solange “for her notable contributions to the music and fashion industries, and Gucci and Farfetch for their deep commitment to fostering innovative and inclusive design.”
This year’s gala benefit chair is Julie Gilhart, along with co-chair Susan Rockefeller and will feature a show highlighting the work of select graduating Parsons BFA Fashion Design students, as well as performances by students from the College of Performing Arts.

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AG RTW Fall 2018

Building off the ideology of being more than a denim brand, AG has recently honed in on the expansion of wardrobe staples with reinterpreted classics. Across men’s and women’s, there was a clear workwear and utilitarian bent – a shirtdress with drawstring waist, a mechanic suit with feminine pleating, or a new “Ridge” jean for men based on traditional carpenter pants fully equipped with hammer loop and multiple pockets. The range was youthful and fun and played to the idea of cross-gender styling, where roomy turtlenecks and shirting with either oversized pockets or slightly asymmetric construction could easily be shared between men or women. Even the new “Kieran” style for women, with volume around the hip, tapered construction and slight crop, seemed appropriate for anyone. There were a few pieces strictly for each, though, as in a streamlined jumpsuit for her with wrap-front pleats at the leg that could work equally well with heels at the office or sneakers on the weekend.

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Dior Taps Jones as Creative Renewal Hits Men’s Wear

PARIS — The arrival of Kim Jones as artistic director of ready-to-wear and accessory collections at Dior Homme signals that leading luxury brands are reshuffling their decks to keep pace with the red-hot streetwear sector, industry observers said.
The surprise move marked the first big decision by Pietro Beccari since he took over as chairman and chief executive officer at Christian Dior Couture six weeks ago, after stints at Fendi and Louis Vuitton.
Jones, who succeeds Kris Van Assche in the post, is seen as one of a handful of marquee designers who can straddle the luxury and streetwear worlds. Previously, men’s artistic director at Louis Vuitton, the British designer made a splash with his collaboration with New York-based streetwear brand Supreme; artists such as Jake and Dinos Chapman, and cult brands Fragment Design and Christopher Nemeth.
Jones, who starts April 1, is set to present his first collection for Dior Homme in June. Van Assche exits Dior Homme after leading the brand for 11 years and is expected to take up a new assignment within LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
“I am delighted to welcome Kim Jones, with whom I had the chance to collaborate previously at Louis Vuitton,” Beccari told WWD. “I admire

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Cirque du Soleil Aerialist Who Died During Show Shared Heartfelt Message Before Fatal Performance

Just before Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud took to the stage in what would be his final performance this weekend, the married father shared a heartfelt Instagram post about the difficult stunt that would lead to his death.

“After so much work and training and staging, our straps duo act is finally in the show tonight,” he wrote alongside a black and white shot of himself practicing the stunt. “It’s time to go for it.”

During the Saturday performance in Tampa, Florida, Arnaud lost his grip on an aerial ring and plunged some 20 feet to the stage just before 10 p.m., according to the Tampa Bay Times. He was rushed to a local hospital where he died early Sunday. In a statement, Cirque du Soleil officials called the incident a “tragic accident,” and noted that Arnaud had been with the organization for more than 15 years.

Arnaud performed the straps act along with fellow aerialist Pawel Walczewski. Walczewski, too, posted about the difficult number on Instagram, writing, “After a long road ready to perform tonight a straps act with @yannarnophoto.”

Arnaud leaves behind a wife and two young daughters. Along with photos of his performances, Arnaud’s social media accounts are filled with shots of his wife Inna Gorelova, their 2-year-old Lilia and Arnaud’s older daughter. In one shot, Arnaud is shown tossing Lilia into the air; in the post he called her is “little acrobat.”

A September Instagram video shared by Gorelova showed Lilia playing with a plush duck. Arnaud couldn’t help but gush about his daughter in the comment section, writing, “My little princess growing so fast😘💖.”

In the wake of his death, Arnaud’s friends and fellow performers have mourned his passing in a series of social media messages. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Erica Madrid recalled working with Arnaud, calling him a “strong role model for many.”

“My heart aches for you, those who were around you and close to you, and most of all for your loving, beautiful family, so I feel the need to say something,” Madrid wrote.

“You were such a respectable, hard-working, talented individual. I am honored to have worked with you from when we were first beginning training to figuring out the name of the show and eventually to its premiere.”

Performer Simon Ata shared a pair of Facebook photos that featured Arnaud, describing him as “An amazing friend, performer, photographer and human being.”

On Monday, another friend wrote in another post that Gorelova and Lilia were Arnaud’s “world.”

“The world has lost an amazing artist, father, and husband,” the user, Joanna Borres, wrote. “In such shock over this devastating news. I’m grateful for having the opportunity to work you.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Dior Confirms Kim Jones at Dior Homme

PARIS — Kim Jones is to present his first collection for Dior Homme in June as its new artistic director of ready-to-wear and accessory collections.
This confirms an earlier report on that Jones, previously men’s artistic director at Louis Vuitton, would succeed Kris Van Assche in the plum role. Jones starts April 1.
Van Assche exits Dior Homme after leading the brand for 11 years and is expected to take up a new assignment within LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
The arrival of Jones represents the first big move by Pietro Beccari, who became chairman and chief executive officer at Christian Dior Couture six weeks ago after stints at Fendi and Vuitton.
“I am delighted to welcome Kim Jones, with whom I had the chance to collaborate previously at Louis Vuitton,” Beccari told WWD. “I admire his creative vision, which combines both his own inspirations of contemporary culture and his own reinterpretation of specific codes and heritage of a house. I am confident in his ability to recreate his universe within the maison Dior and imagine for Dior Homme an elegant and resolutely modern wardrobe.”
Jones joins a clutch of prominent designers at Dior, headlined by Maria Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of women’s haute couture,

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A Look Back: Givenchy on the Changing World of Fashion

It’s easy for one to get stuck thinking about the past, even obsessing over it, but that wasn’t a trap Hubert de Givenchy ever fell into.
Although the legendary designer, who died March 10 at the age of 91, achieved wide success soon after launching his own couture boutique in the early Fifties — aided in part by his high-profile and lasting friendship with Audrey Hepburn who famously wore exclusive Givenchy designs in some of her most beloved movie roles — Givenchy refused to pine for that time.
“I am of tradition, but that doesn’t mean I have an old outlook on life,” he told WWD in 1978, when fashion had veered very far from the structured chic that had once been his calling card.
While the friendship between Hepburn and Givenchy was a much more genuine precursor to the actor-brand-sales matrix we see in fashion today — now an industry all its own — he also dressed society doyennes like Jackie O and Bunny Mellon and never ignored his stable of non-famous devotees.
It’s likely that none of those women were caught limping around Paris in early 1968 after stepping on a needle while trying on brand new Givenchy designs in the house

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How to Fix Fashion’s Cultural Appropriation Problem

“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.” The question of who actually coined this phrase is up for debate — some argue it might have been T.S. Eliot, where others name Picasso or author W.H. Davenport Adams.
That quandary has also permeated the fashion industry on a multitude of levels — the maxim is finding strong pushback as it applies to fashion brands and designers. Increasingly infiltrated by amateur, consumer watchdogs empowered by social media, fashion companies are operating in a cultural backdrop of watershed movements, necessitating hyper-vigilance to avoid taboo topics and, more importantly, insulting a community.
Brand consultants and scholars note there’s no single formula or tactic that can be deployed to “fix” this issue. Cultural appropriation is a complicated topic, and observers said the best solution requires a complete change in the culture methods of a brand or company itself. But a good first step would be to start bolstering a company or brand’s awareness across the board on cultural competency — and that means being sensitive to cultural, ethnic and racial differences.
In a creative field that distills and celebrates styles from various cultures, brands and retailers are charged with installing protocols and infrastructure like diversity boards and chief diversity

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Collaborate on a Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen Mashup for a Cause

The latest “Hamildrop” is more than just a theater lover’s dream come true — it’s a Broadway mashup with a powerful message and a plan to make change.

Lin-Manuel Miranda teamed up with Tony winner Ben Platt for a collaboration of songs from both of their hit musicals, Hamilton’s “The Story of Tonight” and “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen. The result, “Found/Tonight,” was released on Monday at midnight.

Platt and Miranda start out by swapping parts, with the 24-year-old Pitch Perfect actor singing the lyrics from “The Story of Tonight” before Miranda, 38, takes on a few lines from Dear Evan Hansen.

“Even when the dark comes crashing through/When you need a friend to carry you/When you’re broken on the ground/You will be found,” they sing together in the mashup arranged by Hamilton orchestrator Alex Lacamoire.

The song’s take on a new meaning in light of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17, with both tunes encouraging listeners to persevere in the face of hardship.

A portion of the proceeds from “Found/Tonight” will go to the March for Our Lives, which is being held in Washington, D.C., on March 24 to protest gun violence.

“In the wake of Parkland, I was awestruck by the strength and leadership of the students and their ability to speak truth to power,” Miranda said in a press release for the song. “In the midst of their grief, they mobilized the youth of our nation and created a movement. This is their moment. Not just for themselves, but for all of us. This song is my way of helping to raise funds and awareness for their efforts, and to say Thank You, and that we are with you so let’s keep fighting, together.”

Platt added in his own statement, “These students are paving the way for future generations and it’s so inspiring to see young people standing up for what is probably the most important cause right now in this country, and demanding action.  I hope that this song can play some small part in bringing about real change.”

Parkland shooting survivors, along with celebrities like Zach Braff, praised the song.

“I just listened to it and I can’t stop crying I’m gonna listen to this forever holy heck,” tweeted Emma González, a Parkland student who has spoken out against gun violence in the month since the tragedy.

Alex Wind, another survivor, added, “Yeah, it’s incredible. Thank you so much to two brilliant minds @Lin_Manuel and @BenSPLATT for this beautiful song to help #MarchForOurLives.”

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Miranda announced in December that he will be dropping new spins on the music from Hamilton every month of 2018. Previous releases have included Weird Al Yankovic‘s medley “The Hamilton Polka” and The Decemberists’ “Ben Franklin’s Song.”

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Street Signs: Slam Jam Brings Innovative Distribution Model to North America

After almost three decades in business, Luca Benini, the founder of Slam Jam, which is based in Ferrara, Italy, decided it was time to enter the North American market.
“The key objective for Slam Jam is to go international with our distribution by 2020,” said Benini. “Approaching America is a crucial pillar of the strategy, with the very valuable support of market specialist Point.”
Benini partnered with Point, which includes Jason Sherman, Jason Benta and Jordan Thomas, who have held stints within sales at brands including Diadora Heritage, Under Armour and Billionaire Boys Club. They built a relationship organically and got to know each other during Paris fashion week and Miami Art Basel.
Slam Jam is a retailer, distributor and operates production facilities. Long before the luxury and streetwear categories were bedfellows, Benini was connecting these worlds and rooting his brands in skate, art and music. Late last year, Slam Jam teamed with Carhartt WIP to open Spazio Maiocchi, an art space in Milan that hosts exhibitions and fashion events and Benini has helped revive and reposition heritage brands such as Kappa.
In 1989, Benini started distributing Stüssy in the European market and Carhartt WIP quickly followed. Slam Jam currently handles the Italian distribution for brands

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Asics, Aoki to Introduce New Streetwear Sneaker

Asics America is partnering with Foot Locker for the launch of its newest sneaker, a technical model with a streetwear aesthetic that was inspired by its latest ambassador, DJ, producer and influencer Steve Aoki.
The Hypergel-Kenzen x Aoki, a slip-on shoe that will launch at Foot Locker stores exclusively Tuesday, incorporates the brand’s proprietary Gel technology through beads integrated into the midsole for comfort and endurance.

The shoe will retail for $ 130. 

“Hypergel is a new look for Asics and we are proud to introduce a model that balances a unique aesthetic design with the performance technology for our consumers that are constantly on the move,” said Gene McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Asics America Corp. “We are thrilled to launch this new franchise with our partners at Foot Locker, Inc. and Steve Aoki, who lives each day to the fullest, in constant motion with purpose and determination.”
Jed Berger, chief marketing officer for Foot Locker North America, said that its customers are “looking for a hybrid of performance technology fused with an awesome design. Asics is synonymous with their great Gel technology and design and the Hypergel is a great addition to both of our footwear portfolios. We look forward to

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Beautiful People RTW Fall 2018

For the first Paris runway show of his 10-year-old Beautiful People brand, designer Hidenori Kumakiri drew on his experience in pattern-making to consider the encounter of a masculine wardrobe with the female body.
To achieve this, the Japanese designer took a cue from the tactics used to adjust garments on the go, and made them permanent by employing them as morphing methods for his shapes.
Case in point: a duffel coat with a voluminous hood looked slim-line, and its back revealed how panels had been pulled back and sewn instead of being left to be overlapped; a jacket was likewise nipped in at the waist as if it had been pulled in, but fell impeccably in the back; a trench coat wrapped diagonally around the body, with all bulk removed, and a chimney-necked knit column dress managed the feat of being at once oversized and body-skimming.
Poorly executed, this could have looked forced. As it stands, it looked as effortless as it felt fresh.

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Shepard Fairey, Takashi Murakami, Jenny Holzer, KC Ortiz and Others Offer Street Art for This Spring’s ‘Beyond The Streets’

THE GREAT INDOORS: In May, the global movement of graffiti and street art will be in focus in “Beyond The Streets” a three-month museum like experience in Los Angeles.
Orchestrated by curator-collector-consultant Roger Gastman, the ticketed event, which opens to the public May 6, will examine mark making and rule breaking. Gastman knows a good deal about both, having caused a ruckus last week by rallying artists to boycott H&M after the Swedish chain challenged copyright protection of street art with a lawsuit in a federal court in New York. Within 24 hours of his Instagram call-to-action, the fast fashion retailer withdrew its legal complaint and pledged its support to artists.
The ties between graffiti and fashion remain strong. Balenciaga’s fall runway featured a graffiti-covered mountain, Christopher Bailey’s final Burberry collection included neon graffiti looks and Coach hooked up with the Keith Haring Foundation for a collaboration. The latter also enlisted street artists such as Crash, SUCH, WhIsBe and Tats Cru to create 13 murals for an outdoor project. Gastman said, “Fashion is constantly looking at the streets to see what the new cultures are, what the kids are clamoring towards, who has more followers now on social media and who are

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Bella Hadid Shares Throwback Photo of Her and Kendall Jenner Taking a Topless Swim in the Ocean

What happens on vacation stays on vacation … unless you post the proof to social media!

On Saturday, Bella Hadid shared a throwback photo of herself and pal Kendall Jenner running out into the ocean for a little topless swim — with their bikini tops still in their hands.

In the risqué snap, the supermodel friends are joined by two of their mutual friends, singer Justine Skye and photographer Renell Medrano, all of whom were wearing cheeky pairs of thong bathing suit bottoms.

“Woke up missing this pureeee love. 💙🦋” Hadid, 21, wrote alongside the sun-filled snap.

While Hadid didn’t specify which vacation the shot was from, it could have taken on the tropical vacation the famous friends enjoyed together in May 2017. In photos documenting that fun-filled trip, the models appeared to be wearing very similar bathing suits to the ones they were (partly) wearing in Hadid’s throwback snap.

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While the pair have yet to jet off to a tropical destination together this year, the close friends did celebrate the new year together in chic black-and-white ensembles. Hadid wore a black jumpsuit with cut-outs along the front, and Jenner, 22, wore a pair of black wide-leg pants with a white crop top and black jacket.

The two posed for a photo in front of two sleek white cars that Jenner later posted to her Instagram with the caption “new year, same us.”

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Sabrina Carpenter — Fashion Collaborator

Sabrina Carpenter has embarked on a new gig as fashion collaborator. The American singer, songwriter and actress was in New York on Thursday at Aéropostale’s store at the Manhattan Mall to preview her new fashion collaboration with the teen retailer. She is the retailer’s brand ambassador, and was the face of Aéropostale’s holiday campaign.
According to Aéropostale, the capsule line as 25 stockkeeping units, and will be available in stores beginning on April 8.
Carpenter told WWD that as the youngest of four girls, she wore a lot of “hand-me-downs.” When she finally could buy things that fit, Carpenter said she looked to brands such as Aéropostale. As for her decision to team with the teen retailer, Carpenter said, “The price point is reachable for my fans. They want a piece of me, and I loved that these [pieces] are affordable.”
As for the collaborative process, Carpenter said, “I saw sketches and swatches. They had decision makers who gave me their choices, but they were totally open to me saying, ‘Can you make a polo like this?’” She explained that she would give some ideas on how to adjust or tweak the design she was shown. Carpenter also said that she has been

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Anaïs Jourden RTW Fall 2018

For her runway debut, Anaïs Mak wanted to show how her good girl is grown up now, with what the show notes described as a “recontextualization of the ladies-who-lunch genre.” She played with the ultimate French bourgeois staple, tweed, roughing it up with fil coupé edges in metallic pastel tones or using it on outsized down coats. While fun, the designs were overtly referential and lacking in the originality that gave Mak’s previous collections their cool-girl edge.
The Anaïs Jourden woman had a penchant for transparency, worked in tulle adorned with tinsellike tufts and metallic grid patterns on Mak’s signature ruched dresses, or as pointillist lace cycling shorts that did little to flatter the form.
Among the stronger looks, an allover tassel fabric had more of an impact on a black satin background, for example, as a one-shouldered cocktail dress with a contrasting burgundy lace under layer. Coming of age is tough, and everyone has a right to an awkward teenage moment.

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VF’s Steven Rendle Saw 2017 Compensation Jump 58.2%

For 2017, VF Corp.’s chairman Steve Rendle saw a 58.2 percent bump up in total compensation to $ 13.7 million from 2016’s $ 8.7 million.
The compensation was disclosed in a regulatory filing, a Form DEF 14A representing the company’s definitive proxy statement, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Rendle, who was president and chief operating officer in 2016, was promoted to president and chief executive officer on Jan. 1, 2017. The ceo became chairman upon the retirement of Eric Wiseman, executive chairman, on Oct. 28, 2017. Wiseman was also the company’s former ceo. He retired at the end of 2016.
The filing said the $ 13.7 million total includes a base salary of $ 1.1 million. Also included are stock awards totaling $ 3.3 million and option awards of $ 3.3 million. The compensation package includes $ 2.4 million in non-equity incentive plan compensation and $ 3.3 million representing the present pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings. Other compensation of $ 246,116 includes items such as VF’s matching contributions under both its executive deferred savings and 401K plans, and $ 179,047 for use of the company aircraft.
The compensation package for 2016 included a base salary of $ 945,000, stock awards of $ 3.9 million and option awards of $ 1.8 million.
Rendle has been

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Can Gisele Throw a Perfect Spiral? Hubby Tom Brady Dishes on Her Football Skills

Gisele Bünchen knows how to strut her stuff on the catwalk, but has she picked up a thing or two about playing football from her husband Tom Brady?

In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE to promote his book, The TB12 Method, the New England Patriots quarterback revealed that while his wife can throw a throw a football, he doesn’t like her practicing her perfect spiral too often because of her shoulder issues.

“She can a little bit, but I’m always careful with her shoulder. Her shoulders, they’re so … she’s had I would say some injury issues with her shoulders, so I actually don’t like her throwing it too much,” Brady, 40, tells PEOPLE.

The supermodel, 37, previously told PEOPLE she goes to Brady’s TB12 Sports Center for rehabilitation, adding that while she loves extreme sports, she tends to dislocate her shoulders from that kind of physical activity.

But Brady tells PEOPLE there are plenty of other sports he enjoys playing with his wife and children.

Brady and Bünchen share two children together: 8-year-old son Benjamin and 5-year-old daughter Vivian Lake. The NFL star is also father to 10-year-old son John Edward Thomas Moynahan, from a previous relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan.

“We definitely play other sports with the kids, a lot of soccer in our backyard, a lot of swimming, a lot of surfing,” says Brady. “I love playing with them even if, obviously I’ve had much more experience than them, I still love being with them and playing with them. Anything that we’re doing together I really love to do.”

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The quarterback also tells PEOPLE he wants to continue playing football “for a while” — and has the full backing of his wife of 9 years, who just “wants me to be happy.”

“At the end of the day, she’s been such a supportive wife, and been so supportive of my career,” says Brady. “I think she wants me to continue to do what I love and continue taking care of myself and, you know, make sure I’m still really present for my kids when they need me and still available to everyone in the family because our kids aren’t getting any younger.”

He adds, “Again, I still love playing and hopefully I can play for a while.”

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Printemps Inaugurates Men’s Accessories Floor

PARIS — The missing piece of the Printemps men’s building, Printemps de l’Homme, is in place with the inauguration today of the store’s men’s accessories department on the ground floor. The men’s footwear space remains on the site’s fifth floor.
Measuring around 22,000 square feet, the contemporary Wilmotte & Associés-designed space features a light gray marble floor and wood and copper furniture interspersed with multicolored Perspex units.

A view of the new Printemps de l’Homme accessories department. 

The department boasts a number of brand exclusives and corners by labels including Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Loewe, Longchamp, David Yurman and cutting-edge speaker brand, Devialet.
Dedicated areas include urban leather goods, with items by brands such as Want Les Essentiels, Rue de Verneuil and Bonastre; belts, by specialist labels including Maison Boinet and L’Aiglon, and hats, with collections by Stetson, Borsalino and Super Duper, to name but a few.
The retailer’s Au Printemps Paris private label is also present across the categories.
Boutiques by Montblanc and Christian Louboutin will open soon.
Spotlighting brands specializing in artisanal know-how, a section called Le Masculin Singulier, or Masculine Singularity in English, showcases goods by 30 labels from across seven countries, with prices ranging from 50 euros to 3,000 euros. On display are leather goods

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Peggy Eskenasi Named President of Vera Wang Group

CHANGES AT WANG: Peggy Eskenasi, a former Nine West Holdings Inc. and Kohl’s executive, has been named president of Vera Wang Group. She succeeds Veronique Gabai-Pinsky who has been in the role since January 2016.
According to a Wang spokeswoman, Gabai-Pinksy resigned for personal reasons. Neither she, Wang nor Eskenasi were available for comment Friday.
“Vera Wang personally thanks her for her valuable contribution to the company during her tenure and wishes her all the best,” the Wang spokeswoman said of Gabai-Pinsky.
Eskenasi had been executive chairwoman of Nine West Holdings, Inc. from September 2014 to May 2016. Before that, she was senior executive vice president of product development at Kohl’s Department Stores, which has held the license for Simply Vera Vera Wang since 2007. While at Kohl’s, Eskenasi was instrumental in building a large stable of brands that are either exclusive to Kohl’s stores or licensed to the company, such as Simply Vera Vera Wang, Jennifer Lopez, Candie’s, Rock & Republic and Juicy Couture. Earlier, she was president, private brands at Saks Inc. from 1997 to 2004.
Prior to joining Wang, Gabai-Pinsky was global brand president of The Estée Lauder Cos.’ Aramis and Designer Fragrances, BeautyBank and IdeaBank. She oversaw several fragrances, including

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Urban Zen RTW Spring 2018

Roaming through Donna Karan’s Urban Zen store, where the designer showed her latest in-season collection, is a transporting experience. Furniture, jewelry and art are culled from Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Bali and Africa, among other artisanal communities, in a vast curation of culture. It ties with the brand ethos focused on life (hers, specifically), travel and effortless dressing through it all.
Karan isn’t shy about the personal outfitting aspect, either. “I’m selfish, this is mine, nobody else’s,” she says with a laugh. “If other people want it, great, but I’m doing my own wardrobe!” It’s a highly enviable one. For her upcoming trip to Africa, she made easy-to-wear jumpsuits, tunics and dresses that transition from short to long with a hidden button. A wrap skirt maintained great versatility, with options to wear undone, tied at the front with a little bunching, or to the side for a wrapped effect. Featherweight statement necklaces made from combinations of leather, rubber and suede topped these off, while belt bags added a nomadic touch. Karan introduced shoes as well, ranging from low, wraparound sandals to high boots in lightweight suede.
For summertime in the Hamptons, she proposed a palette of black and white for free-flowing poplin

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The Irish Are Coming: Showcase Set for May

There’s an issue with Irish fashion designers — their stories are largely untold.
“Designers across the island of Ireland are producing world-class fashion, yet few people outside the country could name an Irish designer,” said Margaret Molloy, a native of Offaly in rural Ireland, who serves as global chief marketing officer of the Siegel+Gale branding firm and two years ago founded WearingIrish, a platform championing Irish designers.
“There is new and exciting product in Ireland but nobody knows it’s there,” said Don O’Neill, creative director of the Theia fashion brand, who was born in Ballyheigue, a small village in Ireland.
On Friday — the day before St. Patrick’s Day — Molloy and O’Neill were among those participating in a Bank of Ireland panel discussion that focused on the bank’s Startlab incubator. But it was also where Molloy announced the 10 Irish designers who won the “WearingIrish NYC 2018” fashion contest, an event building upon two years of social media campaigns by Molloy and WearingIrish.
It’s a big break for the winners. They’ll be flown to New York City where they’ll be front and center at the WearingIrish NYC Showcase, set for May 15-17 at the Startlab offices at Bank of Ireland, 140 East 45th

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The Sold-Out Jeans Meghan Markle Loves for Dates with Prince Harry Are Back in Stock

Meghan Markle may be on the road to royalty, but she still loves a pair of ripped jeans just like the rest of us. Prince Harry’s bride-to-be has already won over the hearts of fashionistas around the world with her style choices, from classic coats to cool-girl denim outfits. Known for inciting fashion frenzies whenever she steps out, Markle has caused designs from multiple brands to sell out within hours and even crashed some websites — all starting with the Mother Denim jeans that she wore to her first public appearance as a couple with Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Toronto last September. The Ankle Looker Fray jeans in Love Gun quickly became one of the most sought after denim styles racking up a waitlist of over 400 people. Thanks to “The Markle Effect,” the jeans instantly became one of the brand’s top sellers and finding a pair has been close to impossible — but no anymore.

On March 16th, Mother Denim restocked Markle’s go-style so if you’re in the market for some jeans, we suggest getting your credit cards out now, because we have a feeling that they won’t be in stock for long. Shop them below!

The Looker Ankle Fray in Love Gun

Buy It! The Looker Ankle Fray in Love Gun, $ 228;

Don’t stress if you miss out on snagging a pair of Markle’s go-to Mother denim jeans: the brand is coveted by tons of stylish celebs and there are plenty of other amazingly cool styles to shop until the next restock. Scroll down to shop styles seen on Alessandra Ambrosio, Kristen Bell, Lucy Hale and Kate Moss.

Kristen Bell

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Lucy Hale

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Alessandra Ambrosio

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Kate Moss

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Custom Becoming a Cash Cow for Tailored Brands

Tailored Brands will continue to capitalize on the strength of its custom clothing business in 2018 — after growing the category to more than $ 100 million in sales last year.
In reporting strong results for 2017 after the market closed Wednesday, Doug Ewert, chief executive officer, said he believes the company is now “the largest and fastest-growing retailer of men’s custom clothing. So far this year, custom sales are now trending above $ 3 million per week, and we are clearly in the early innings of this opportunity. With custom suits starting at around $ 400, we can serve a large addressable market of men who want a personalized look and a perfect fit and a reasonable price.”
He said the plan is to “significantly increase the penetration of custom as a percentage of total suits sold.” The bedrock of this strategy is the company’s ability to deliver a custom suit in an increasingly shorter period of time. “During 2017, we tested expedited custom delivery and validated our hypothesis that the faster we can deliver a custom suit, the more customers will give it a try,” he said.
Earlier this year, Tailored Brands said it will now deliver Joseph Abboud or Jos. A. Bank Reserve

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Delivering Good to Honor Three Industry Leaders at Annual Luncheon

HONOREES NAMED: Delivering Good will honor three industry leaders at its annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon fund-raiser on June 6 at The Pierre hotel in New York.
They are Pam Kaufman, president of consumer products and chief marketing officer, Nickelodeon; Carole Hochman, chief executive officer, chief creative officer, director, chairwoman, Naked Brands, and Dr. Taryn Rose, founder and strategic adviser, Taryn Rose.
The featured speaker will be Jodi Kantor, prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and best-selling author. Last October, she and Megan Twohey broke the Times’ story of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged abuse toward women.
Stan Herman is host of the luncheon and the event co-chairs are Karen Bromley of The Bromley Group and Carole Postal of Spotlight Licensing.
Luncheon tickets are $ 350 each and tables start at $ 7,500. Tickets and tables are available through
Delivering Good is the charity for new product donations from companies in the fashion, home and children’s industries. The merchandise helps millions of kids, adults and families facing poverty and disaster each year. Since 1985, the charity has distributed more than $ 1.6 billion of donated product through their network of community partners.

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Chanel RTW Fall 2018

“Darling, it’s a fitting.” So said Karl Lagerfeld in response to Amanda Harlech’s unsolicited opinion that a particular look worked better without sunglasses. Ultimately, Lagerfeld agreed, and au revoir, eyewear.
A preview chez Chanel is like no other experience. Lagerfeld conducts fittings in his studio on Rue Cambon, where he sits at his desk cluttered with books, jewelry trays, perhaps an iPad or two, a glass of water in Lalique stemware. All of his team involved in producing the show bustle about, variously escorting models from the dressing room; suggesting sunglasses; adjusting hair and makeup; presenting a range of colorful leather glove choices; retrieving handbags from a vast grouping on the floor. Lagerfeld receives you in the midst of it all. What he doesn’t do is disrupt the process for the visit. Rather, he welcomes guests into it, fashion’s most accomplished multitasker alternating focus from model to staffers to interloping journalists. Hence, his quip to Harlech, followed by a reference to his most recent take-your-breath-away set: ”It’s a forest. You will see.”
With the Chanel supermarket, art gallery and casino in the rearview mirror, recently Lagerfeld has been getting in touch with his inner Thoreau and embracing the natural world. He’s gone under

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EXCLUSIVE: Off-White Releases Capsule Collection With Sunglass Hut

Off-White’s Virgil Abloh is jumping back into the sunglasses market, and this time in a big way: Abloh is collaborating with Sunglass Hut to launch a capsule collection.
The designer already has numerous collaborations under his belt, including Off-White c/o Jimmy Choo for spring; Nike c/o Virgil Abloh the Ten, and Off-White c/o Warby Parker in July 2017, which was his first foray into the eyewear market. But the partnership with Sunglass Hut is a first for his brand in terms of size and scope.
“Sunglass Hut and Luxottica offer Off-White exposure to a wide audience that might not know about the brand,” Abloh said when asked about the reason to partner with the eyewear company. Sunglass Hut offers Abloh a reach on a global scale, including Asia, Mexico, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S.
“I’ve always thought of sunglasses as an important accessory in a fashion context. It’s a small object that can give you the nuances of a brand’s opinion on design,” Abloh said. “For me, I was looking to incorporate classic shapes from the past with a youthful modern elegance. All lenses are flat, which gives each style the same edge.”
The unisex collection, made up of three styles, are each

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Toys ‘R’ Dust! Toys ‘R’ Us to Close or Sell the Remainder of U.S. Stores

Geoffrey the Giraffe is out of a job, along with about 33,000 other Toys “R” Us employees, according to multiple outlets including USA Today and CNN.

After 70 years in business, the iconic toy retailer — once proclaimed as “the world’s greatest toy store” — will shut down or sell off the remainder of its 735 stores in the United States, according to U.S Bankruptcy court documents filed early Thursday and obtained by CNN.

It also comes six months after Toys “R” Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in an effort to shed $ 5 billion it had accumulated in debt and reinvest the $ 400 million it was spending a year to pay that off, into its stores,  CNN reported.

Originally, the troubled toy chain had hoped to keep some locations in the U.S. open — announcing in a letter to customers in January that 182 stores would be closing the following month, according to Business Insider.

“The reinvention of our brands requires that we make tough decisions about our priorities and focus,”Toys “R” Us CEO Dave Brandon wrote in his memo, according to Business Insider. “The actions we are taking are necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company.”

But according to court filing, the company still didn’t have the money to operate that many stores and was spending $ 50 to $ 100 million a month, USA Today reported.

“The stark reality is that the Debtors (Toys “R” Us) are projected to run out of cash in the U.S. in May 2018,” documents say, USA Today reported. “ have determined that the best way to maximize their recoveries is to liquidate the existing inventory in all…735 remaining U.S. stores and begin an orderly wind-down of the U.S. operations.”

They added they only have money to pay their employees for “no fewer than 60 days,” USA Today reported.

Though Toys “R” Us was once one of the go-to places for families to do their toy shopping, the retailer has struggled to compete against online stores like Amazon, as well as big chain companies like Walmart and Target.

As the Chicago Sun-Times previously noted, the store has had difficulties capturing the attention of children who can now find entertainment in a smartphone or tablet.

Toys “R” Us began in Washington, D.C. in 1948 as a small store. The business is now headquartered in Wayne, N.J.

Shoppers can expect liquidation sales over the next few monthsThe New York Times reported.

On Wednesday, the company announced it was also closing all its stores (approx: 100) in the U.K., The Washington Post reported.

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Vanessa Schindler On Slow Fashion and Her Petit Bateau Capsule

MATERIAL GIRL: “It’s really, really slow fashion,” said Vanessa Schindler who will present a capsule of evening-based looks hand-crafted in her studio in Geneva at the upcoming edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories, as last year’s winner of the Grand Prize and Public and City of Hyères awards for the fashion section.
Schindler impressed a jury headed by Schiaparelli’s Bertrand Guyon with her otherworldly collection — “Urethane Pool, Chapitre 2” — based on cinematic silhouettes combining synthetic, interiors-inspired materials with urethane, a chemical resin that joins fabrics together when it dries.
This time around, she’s pushed the concept further, experimenting with new ways to build garments using the translucent, rubbery material. “The pieces are pretty much drawn with urethane,” said the designer, describing a voluminous pink wavy dress made by stretching a fabric and covering it with urethane to fix it. It also features embroidery by Maison Lesage.
The designer has also collaborated with knitwear specialist Cécile Feilchenfeldt on three pieces “drawn” with the material. “We basically filled urethane shapes with knits,” said Schindler.
The designer, who is “fascinated by the Fifties and Sixties, and interior design,” plans to work to her own schedule and focus on small editions. Urethane

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Paul & Joe RTW Fall 2018

Long before vintage became the preferred source for inspiration, Sophie Mechaly was already showing her magpie eye with a mixed wardrobe appealing to a louche Lolita with a long and lean silhouette.
Standouts included the black-and-white coat that opened the show, a pink-gold shearling jacket, a long blazer peppered with crystals along the shoulders — Mechaly wore a version of this to the previous night’s dinner at the Elysée presidential palace — and a shirt styled with a scarf tucked into the neck and paired with sleek white trousers.
Where the flirty mood felt most awkward was in the cartoon characters strewn across some outfits that jarred against the sultry looks, like say, a floor-length see-through dress that left nothing to the imagination. To be fair, there was plenty to look at here, and retail-wise, the recipe should continue to prove successful.

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‘Wonder Woman’ Actress Gal Gadot Teams Up with Reebok to Encourage Physical Fitness

BUSY GAL: Reebok has recruited “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot for a new partnership.
In an assortment of images, the “Wonder Woman” actress shows off her strength wearing items from the brand’s training collection. Working out is fundamental for her. Aside from having a mother who worked as a physical education teacher, the Israeli-born, 32-year-old served for two years as a combat instructor in the Israel Defense Forces. The mother of two has opted for some physically demanding roles too such as “Fast & Furious” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Gadot’s strength training will presumably be ramping up in the months ahead, since “Wonder Woman 2” is slated to hit theaters in November 2019.
As for her own workout regime, “my trainer and I make sure to keep our training regime as diverse as possible so it keeps it different and fun. I lift weights, cardio and boxing. We also focus on flexibility,” she said via e-mail.
With 17.6 million Instagram followers, Gadot joins the ranks of Gigi Hadid, Victoria Beckham, Ariana Grande and other widely followed women who work with Reebok. For its newest celebrity-supported campaign, Reebok tapped photographer Collier Schorr.
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From Stormy Daniels to Russia: A Guide to President Trump’s Biggest Scandals

“Grab ’em by the p—y” was only the beginning. From the special counsel investigation into Russia’s election meddling to the porn star who refuses to be silenced, a whiplashing — and never-ending —string of scandals trail after Donald Trump.

Here’s a look back at some of Trump’s biggest controversies since launching his presidential campaign in June 2015.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia Probe

The president is embroiled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election — a probe that has gradually been closing in on Trump’s inner circle. Democrats and other critics have called for Trump’s impeachment over the alleged collusion, and for the president’s alleged obstruction of the Mueller probe. The president has repeatedly denied accusations of collusion and obstruction.

‘Very Fine People’ in Charlottesville

Last August, Trump stirred a firestorm of lingering criticism for his comments blaming “both sides” for the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

“You look at both sides ​–​ I think there’s blame on both sides, and I have no doubt about it, and you don’t have any doubt about it either,” Trump said of the clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters, which ultimately resulted in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer. He also repeatedly said there were some “very fine people” on both sides.

Critics said Trump did not go far enough in condemning white supremacy, but he stood by his comments and even doubled down on them in the weeks that followed.

Corrupt—Perhaps Unconstitutional—Business Dealings?

Just days after the president was inaugurated on Jan. 20, the nonprofit legal watchdog group CREW filed a lawsuit alleging that Trump’s business dealings violated a constitutional provision prohibiting officeholders from accepting “emoluments or presents” from foreign governments.

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison and other critics have said that Trump should be impeached for violating the clause.

“I mean, on day one he was – on day one he was in violation of the Emoluments Clause,” Ellison said last February. “This is a part of the Constitution that says as the president you can’t get payments from a foreign power. The day people checked into his hotel and started paying him, who were foreign dignitaries, he was in violation of that law.”

Since then, Trump has continued to promote his hotels and golf courses. And the sons to whom he turned over operations of the family business—Don Jr. and Eric—have been criticized for mixing official business with company business. Government watchdogs faulted Don Jr.’s recent trip to India to promote a Trump condominium project and give a foreign-policy speech as “Trump’s company is literally selling access to the president’s son overseas,” according to The Washington Post.

West Wing Staffing Chaos

President Trump on Tuesday fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a surprise Twitter announcement. Just two weeks earlier, White House communications director Hope Hicks handed in her resignation after Trump reportedly “berated” her for telling the House Intelligence Committee she had told “white lies” for the president. A source told PEOPLE at the time that “she had enough.” Those are just the latest oustings in a long line of resignations and firings that include White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, who resigned after accusations of domestic abuse from both of his ex-wives came to light (Porter has denied the allegations); Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, who resigned amid a scandal involving his use of private jets to travel for government business; and chief strategist Steve Bannon, who was fired not long after Charlottesville, as Trump faced mounting pressure to remove the controversial alt-right figure from his staff.

Golfing Habits

As a private citizen, Trump frequently criticized then-President Barack Obama for his golfing habits.

But according to Politifact’s Trump Golf Tracker, the president has already far outpaced Obama in the amount of time he spends on the green. As of Dec. 28 in the first year of both men’s presidencies, Trump played golf 84 times to Obama’s 26, at a cost of at least $ 42,493,519 to taxpayers.

Paper-Towel Toss in Puerto Rico

In the wake of the devastation in Puerto Rico from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Trump visited the U.S. territory and sparked backlash by tossing rolls of paper towels to a crowd of survivors. Critics, including San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, called the moment “abominable” and insensitive.

Caught on Tape: Boasting About Sexual Assault

In early October 2016, The Washington Post published a now infamous Access Hollywood tape revealing Trump boasting to Billy Bush in 2005 about sexually assaulting women.

“Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything,” he said in the 2005 conversation. “Grab ’em by the p—y.”

Shortly after the recording was leaked, Trump acknowledged his comments and apologized for them, but then went on to repeatedly dismiss the remarks as “locker room talk.”

A year later, in November 2017, The New York Times reported that Trump had claimed the leaked tape was fabricated — prompting Access Hollywood to remind the world that the tape was “very real.”

“We wanted to clear something up that has been reported across the media landscape,” host Natalie Morales said on the show at the time. “Let us make this perfectly clear — the tape is very real. Remember his excuse at the time was ‘locker-room talk.’ He said every one of those words.”

Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In the weeks that followed the Access Hollywood scandal, multiple women alleged on the record that Trump had touched, grabbed or kissed them without their permission.

Over the course of his campaign, more than 10 would come forward, including former PEOPLE writer Natasha Stoynoff, who alleged that Trump attacked her at Mar-a-Lago during a 2005 interview. Trump has denied all of the allegations.

Though Trump has thus far avoided consequences for his alleged actions, Stoynoff told PEOPLE in February, “I feel this issue has been ‘on hold’ all year, but not forgotten. It’s been simmering on the stove with the lid on, like a pressure cooker. But now the heat’s on and it’s going to boil and the lid is going to blast off.”

Summer Zervos Defamation Lawsuit

The sexual misconduct claims continued to dog Trump after his election, and dominated headlines again when accuser Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump’s reality TV series The Apprentice, sued Trump for defamation just days before his January 2017 inauguration.

Zervos, who alleged Trump kissed her very aggressively and put his hand on her breast without her consent in 2007, argued in the suit that he defamed her and other accusers by calling their claims “lies” and “total fabrication.”

Trump’s lawyers have so far managed to keep the case from going to trial. The Washington Post reported on Feb. 13 that a New York judge was expected to rule “any day” on whether the case should proceed.

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Alleged Affairs with Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal

On Jan. 12, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen had arranged a $ 130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016 so she’d keep quiet about an alleged sexual relationship she had with Trump in July 2006 — less than four months after Trump’s wife, Melania, gave birth to their son, Barron, now 11.

Cohen and the White House have denied the allegation of an affair, with a Trump official telling the Wall Street Journal in January: “These are old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election.”

After initially denying that such a payment had been made, Cohen later admitted to paying Daniels $ 130,000 out of his own pocket just days before the 2016 election. He called the payment a “private transaction” and said it didn’t violate any campaign finance laws. A recent Wall Street Journal report said Cohen later complained to friends that he hadn’t been reimbursed for the payment.

Daniels is still fighting to tell her story. The New York Times reported Monday that Daniels’ lawyer sent a letter to Cohen offering to return the $ 130,000 payment in exchange for dissolving a so-called “hush agreement.”

But now Trump’s lawyers are reportedly considering legal action to stop 60 Minutes from airing an interview with Daniels that’s slated to air March 18.

Daniel isn’t the only one who allegedly had an affair with the president in 2006.

Last month, The New Yorker reported that Trump also had a consensual sexual relationship with former Playboy Playmate of the Year Karen McDougal in 2006 while married to Melania.

The report detailed an elaborate coverup system Trump allegedly set up to hide and protect his extramarital affairs before his presidency, claiming he used “clandestine hotel-room meetings, payoffs, and complex legal agreements to keep affairs — sometimes multiple affairs he carried out simultaneously — out of the press.”

Trump’s campaign denied he had an affair with McDougal when it was first reported in 2016.

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Madonna to Direct Ballet Biopic ‘Taking Flight’ About Michaela DePrince

Madonna will get in the director’s chair again with the forthcoming film “Taking Flight,” a drama based on the life of Sierra Leone-born ballerina Michaela DePrince.
MGM began developing the film in 2015 after acquiring the rights to Michaela and her mother Elaine DePrince’s memoir “Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina.” The book follows Michaela’s life from an orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone to her adoption in the U.S and her journey to becoming a professional dancer.
“Michaela’s journey resonated with me deeply as both an artist and an activist who understands adversity,” Madonna said in a statement first published in Variety. “We have a unique opportunity to shed light on Sierra Leone and let Michaela be the voice for all the orphaned children she grew up beside. I am honored to bring her story to life.”
The screenplay was written by Camilla Blackett and producers include Alloy Entertainment’s Leslie Morgenstein and Elysa Koplovitz Dutton along with Ben Pugh and Madonna’s longtime manager Guy Oseary.
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Enfants Riches Déprimés RTW Fall 2018

Henri Alexandre focused on the details for his fall collection, which adhered to the label’s aesthetic: a bit punk, quite “rich depressed kid” — in keeping with the label’s name — and rather wearable.
“If it doesn’t look good on, it’s wrong, it’s a failure,” said Alexandre, lifting a piece he made to satisfy a personal longing —  a red suit jacket. A pair of trousers were tailored just so, narrower at the bottom to make a pair of pointy-toed shoes look good.
There weren’t any jeans this season “because I’m over jeans,” he explained. The designer instead  focused on his current favorite, cargo pants, which he made with a Japanese nylon material. He also added a suspender strap in black seatbelt material, which carried the logo, in a discreet black-on-black. Images included a drawing he made of a boy cutting off a girl’s ear, which was reproduced as embroidery.

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Streetwear for New York’s Art Kids and Misfits

As streetwear continues to grow its mainstream appeal, New York artists are shifting their attentions to clothes as a wearable medium.
Their designs have become merch for the underground elite — those who look beyond mainstream brands like Supreme or Kith for logoed goods that speak to niche predilections.
For many artists, T-shirts, jewelry, sweatshirts and jackets — rather than posters or prints — are a new, tangible method for spreading a visual gospel. The onetime snobbery associated with commercialism has begun to subside, particularly following a recent burst bubble in the young artist market.
Clothes, a “lighthearted medium” as one artist described them, offer financial, marketing and community-building returns. “It’s like a walking billboard,” another artist noted.
The movement’s ripple effects were evident at art fairs across New York City last week, where exhibitors at NADA, Spring/Break and Independent broke with convention, and were seen selling wearable, artist-designed objects from their booths.

Rhizome’s booth at the NADA art fair. 

The trend originated in downtown creative circles, spearheaded by artists including Joe Garvey, the curatorial collective Auto Body, Jack Greer of Iggy and Maia Ruth Lee and Peter Sutherland of CNY.
As friends and close collaborators, they are member to a clothing imprint ecosystem akin to Nineties

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Thousands of Students Walk Out of Classrooms in Nationwide Protest Against Gun Violence

In a nationwide protest against gun violence, students across the country exited their classrooms at 10 a.m. local time for 17 minutes — a minute for each of the victims killed during the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

In an effort to peacefully protest gun violence, the organizers of the January 2017 Women’s March created National Walkout Day to coincide with the one-month anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 victims were fatally shot.

More than 185,000 students from more than 2,500 schools were expected to participate.

“There’s gun violence in our schools and on our streets and we want to show the members of Congress and other adults in our lives that we are fed up with being unsafe,” Madison Thomas, national college coordinator for Women’s March Youth Empower, told PEOPLE. “We’re finally taking a stand and showing unified support for gun reform.”

Students around the nation have planned walkouts, including at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Fla., in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Communities with schools where other mass shootings occurred such as Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, are expected to hold walkouts as well.

Some school districts across the country have threatened disciplinary action against students who walk out.

The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Juvenile Defender Center will be staffing a legal referral hotline to connect students and/or their parents to local attorneys. The hotline number is 1-857-529-9373 (1-857-LAWYER3).

The wave of support for laws to prevent gun violence continues to surge. The student-organized March For Our Lives will take place on March 24 in Washington, D.C. There will be hundreds of sibling marches held across the world, according to the march’s website.

Students across the country will be showing their support through social media. EMPOWER, the group organizing the protest, is using the hashtag #ENOUGH, and students are also using the hashtags #NeverAgain and #StudentsStandUp.

To help you make your voice heard — and to let your representatives know you will vote on the issue of sensible gun legislation — PEOPLE has released its Call to Action with the contact information for every single voting member of Congress.

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Thom Browne Talks London, Store Developments and Challenges

LONDON – Thom Browne is certainly a creature of habit: When he comes to London (a few times each year) he always stays at Claridge’s, has dinner at The Ivy and visits the National Portrait Gallery. And he’ll never give up his tailored shorts, even in the chilly and damp London weather.
During an interview at Claridge’s earlier this week, he was dressed in a tailored suit — a jacket and shorts, despite the unseasonable weather — from his own line. Although he visits London often, this week marked the first time he spoke at Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, where he talked about his love of showmanship on the catwalk.
At Claridge’s, he talked about his upcoming Miami store, which will open later this year, “It will feel very true to Miami, but in the world of Thom Browne,” and his 1,500-square-foot shop on Albemarle Street in Mayfair. Browne called it a visually strong store: “I just love the way it looks,” he said of the store, which has been done in gray, black and white with marble walls.
Asked about fashion in London – and especially men’s fashion, which is all about streetwear – Browne said, “London is always innovative and

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Cacharel RTW Fall 2018

Designers at Cacharel trotted out a breezy lineup of floral prints for fall, in all shapes and sizes, employing them in a mission to appeal to a younger crowd.
A sleek, leather coat with wide sleeves carried a butterfly wing on one side, while chunky knit sweaters had a bright pansy on a shoulder. Small pansies formed a pattern for a blouse, gloves and a jacket. The logo was another feature, appearing larger and thus a bit louder on a blue blouse, in white lettering.
Highlighting accessories, the brand also introduced a new felt cap, fashioned after a riding helmet. The season reflected the house’s efforts to reposition itself. Executives at the label declined to reveal the identity of the design team, but said the brand has been increasing the amount of business it generates outside France.

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Westin Hotels & Resorts Creates First Upcycling Program to Create Pajamas for Children

CALL IT A NIGHT: With its “Project Rise: ThreadForward” program, Westin Hotels & Resorts is upcycling sheets into children’s pajamas — many of which will be given to those in need.
The initiative is an offshoot of Westin’s “Let’s Rise” global campaign, which is built around six pillars of well-being such as Sleeping Well, Eating Well and Being Well. Staffers at 50 of Westin’s 225 hotels were asked for ideas to take wellness into the broader communities. Of the 325 ideas suggested, the standout upcycling one came from a housekeeping supervisor at the Westin Trillium House in Canada, who pointed out the considerable amount of bed linens that her hotel, as well as others, go through during the course of a year without any systematic repurposing. She suggested creating a recycling program to put them to use.
While some thinning or damaged bed linens are torn to be used as rags for housekeeping functions or donated to shelters, a good amount wound up in landfills as waste, according to Westin’s senior vice president and global brand leader Brian Povinelli. The first 50 hotels to participate generated about 30,000 pounds of bed linens and terry cloth which has resulted in about 2,000 pairs

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Patients Speak Out After Fertility Clinic Reports Freezer Malfunction: ‘There Go My Babies’

Hundreds of families are grappling with the devastating news that a freezer malfunction at an Ohio fertility clinic may have left eggs and embryos stored in one of two large freezers no longer viable for use.

On Thursday, officials with University Hospitals Fertility Clinic in Cleveland announced that an “unexpected temperature fluctuation” within the storage bank impacted several embryos. More than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos were compromised, according to CNN.

“We have initiated an investigation to identify the cause of this event,” the clinic said in a statement. “We are bringing in independent experts to ensure we understand all aspects of this occurrence and do everything possible to address the situation.

“Right now, our patients come first. We are incredibly sorry this happened. We are committed to getting answers and working with patients individually to address their concerns.”

For Christina Ellis, who had two embryos saved at the clinic, the incident means she may never be able to have another child. She has a 2-year-old daughter, Laceygale, from in vitro fertilization (IVF).

“It’s just a horrible feeling. In my heart, I’m like, ‘Those were my children. Those were babies-to-be.’ And I had such a hard time with the procedure in the first place because I was 36,” the grieving mom of one tells PEOPLE. “We thought,’ going to have her siblings, and that was our whole goal and now that’s just been crushed.”

She adds: “I just never thought this would happen. In a million years, I never thought that this would happen.”

Ellis, 39, suffered an ectopic pregnancy, which “destroyed” her fallopian tubes and left her unable to conceive. So, in 2014, she created four embryos and used one to have Laceygale. Another was unsuccessful and the final two have remained at the clinic for years.

Ellis says she hoped to have another embryo implanted later this year, after her 40th birthday. But now, she says, that likely won’t happen.

“I didn’t know what to think. I didn’t know what to say,” she recalls of the moment she got the news in a phone call on Friday. “I just broke down crying. I was still in denial … my first thought was, ‘There go my babies. I’m not going to be able to have kids anymore.”

Ellis says that the clinic offered to pay for both storage fees and perform the embryo creation procedure again free of charge. However, Ellis says that at nearly 40 years old, “I don’t know if I can do this again.”

Many families received what Ellis called a “general letter” in the mail, notifying them of the malfunction. About a week later, staff members began speaking with families directly to deliver the heartbreaking news.

Danelle Yerkey, another patient who had her embryos stored in the facility, calls the situation a “nightmare.”

“This is a disaster,” she tells PEOPLE. “So many are devastated … people need to know the severity of this nightmare.”

Rachael Hyster, who underwent IVF and gave birth to “two beautiful daughters,” says she and the other women are crushed and desperate for answers.

“My husband and I are heartbroken as they have taken away our chance to add to our family if we wanted to,” she tells PEOPLE. “I feel my loss is minimal to some of the families, this was their only hope to have a biological child of their own.”

At least two proposed class action lawsuits have been filed against the Cleveland clinic, reports.

Around the same time as the Ohio incident, the Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco also experienced a storage tank malfunction, according to CNN. Officials said that a piece of equipment in the storage unit “lost liquid nitrogen for a brief period of time” on March 4.

Neither the University Hospitals Fertility Clinic nor the Pacific Fertility Center immediately responded to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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Anna Sui, Fern Mallis to Be Featured Guests at Nashville Fashion Week

SUI AND MALLIS TAKE NASHVILLE: Anna Sui and Fern Mallis will be the featured guests at Nashville Fashion Week, a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s fashion and retail community.
“NFW Fashion Talks with Fern Mallis and Anna Sui” will take place April 6 at 3 p.m. at Union Station Hotel. Sponsored by Union Station Hotel and UAL, the event will include a VIP reception, where guests will receive a signed copy of Mallis’ book, “Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis.” Sui and Mallis will take the stage at 4 p.m. to share insights and personal stories. Middle Tennessee State University’s School of Textiles, Merchandising and Design will live-stream the conversation during the event. This is Mallis’ third Nashville Fashion Week.
The Nashville Fashion Week finale runway show will showcase Sui’s spring collection on April 7 at OZ Arts Nashville.
Sui has over 50 boutiques in eight countries and sells her collection in 300 stores in over 30 countries. She has also launched cosmetics, fragrance, shoes and accessories licenses.
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Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2018

Like many brands, Louis Vuitton has found itself embroiled in the #MeToo conversation in recent months.
Its latest brand ambassador, Emma Stone, is among the backers of the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment, and drew attention at the Oscars as much for her pointed remarks onstage as for her bold choice of wearing a Vuitton trouser suit instead of the traditional red carpet gown.
Parallel to that, the brand has quietly distanced itself from two of its campaign photographers, Patrick Demarchelier and Bruce Weber, who are among several industry figures accused of sexual misconduct. Both have denied the allegations, and Vuitton has not commented on the issue.
What that has to do with the collection that Nicolas Ghesquière showed at the Louvre — with Stone among the front-row guests — is debatable, though the subject wove itself into a backstage conversation, with the designer saying that discussion about the rights of women is now part of the daily conversation at Vuitton’s design studio.
“It’s a dialogue we have all the time,” Ghesquière said after the show. “Everyone is concerned and wants to make it good.” Ghesquière felt it also transpired in the clothes. He has been thinking of women in general — not

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Selena Gomez to Launch RTW with Coach

Selena Gomez is deepening her relationship with Coach.
On the heels of the successful Selena Grace handbag and accessories collection that Coach launched last fall comes a new offering from Coach x Selena Gomez that will hit stores in fall 2018. The new collection includes Gomez’ first ready-to-wear collaboration with the brand and is designed by Gomez in tandem with Coach creative director Stuart Vevers.
The new collection will feature a range of outerwear, ready-to-wear, handbags, small leather goods and other accessories. The offering reflects Gomez’ personal style, and each piece has touches that reflect her personality.
“I always look forward to designing with Selena because she has a strong point of view,” said  Vevers in a statement. “We wanted to bring cool new ideas to the table and I loved getting her take on clothes as much as accessories this time around.”
Gomez added, “I am so excited to be working with Coach again. Getting to create my own collection with Stuart has been such a fun process, and I can’t wait for everyone to see what we have been working on over the past several months.”

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WATCH: Oprah Winfrey Does a Hilarious Reese Witherspoon Impression

All that time in New Zealand on set with Reese Witherspoon filming A Wrinkle in Time has helped Oprah Winfrey develop a killer impression of the Legally Blonde star!

During a visit to The Late Late Show with James Corden on MondayWinfrey debuted the gag while teasing Witherspoon about her love for planning group activities.

Seems that without kids Ava Elizabeth, 18, Deacon Reese, 14, and Tennessee James, 5, around, Witherspoon fell into a habit of planning outings for her and costar Mindy Kaling.

“You know James, I like to create a lot of activities as a good, modern parent does. I’m sort of a helicopter over-planner,” Witherspoon, 41, explained. “I think I scheduled Mindy from morning until night. ‘We’re going to wake up… we’re going to go for a hike, we’re going to go to a vineyard. … I’m sort of like Julie, the cruise director. I like to make sure everybody has a plan, everybody’s included, everybody knows there’s lots of multiple activities.”

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Winfrey, as expected, wasn’t as open to Witherspoon’s plans as Kaling was.

“I’m like, ‘I’m not going for that,’ ” she joked before launching into pitch perfect Witherspoon impression — southern twang and all.

“‘Girls, girls. Ladies, ladies! This is what we’re doing,’ ” Winfrey said, lovingly mocking Witherspoon. “‘This is what we’re doing y’all. Y’all. I have a helicopter that’s gonna pick us up right in front of the yard. Right there. We’re going to go right in front of the yard. Then we’re gonna go to the top of the mountain. We’re going to hike, y’all. Then we’re gonna get on a boat, y’all. Then, y’all, I found this beautiful yoga place, it’s fantastic, y’all. Then we’re gonna meet for drinks, y’all. And then we’re gonna go dancing, y’all. There’s this great place in Queenstown. We’re going, y’all. They have great macroons over there. Y’all. It’ll be so much fun. We’re gonna squeeze all the juice out of this orange y’all.’ ”

Witherspoon took it all in good fun, of course.

“I’d be like, ‘Oprah, that’s okay. Do you want to do tomorrow‘s activities?”” she said, with Kaling adding, “We’re in New Zealand. You ain’t got no here. You’re with us. We’re your new Gail. We’re going out.”

Winfrey never bought it. “I like being with my thoughts.” she said.

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Later in the episode, Witherspoon got her chance to enact revenge on Winfrey, lowering her voice and pressing her hands together.

“If it’s not the giving of the car, it’s probably something very emphatic with a very low voice about how deep the meaning of life is,” she said. “It’s … being so wise.’”

The Sweet Home Alabama actress also did her best Kaling impression, with a high-pitched and fast-talking track. “The thing about Mindy is, like, it’s also so fun, you guys,” she joked. “The other thing I love about Mindy is, like, this is so fun but I also have some follow-up questions about it.”

“It’s good,” Kaling said in response. “It’s good.”

The Late Late Show with James Corden airs weeknights (at 12:37 a.m.) on CBS.

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George Feldenkreis Reaffirms Offer to Acquire Perry Ellis Shares

PUSHING AHEAD: Former Perry Ellis International Inc. chairman George Feldenkreis in a letter dated March 9 reaffirmed his offer to acquire all shares of the company he doesn’t already own in a “going private” transaction. As reported, Feldenkreis is working with Fortress Credit Advisors on an offered valued at $ 430 million, or $ 27.50 a share.
The letter was disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, a Schedule 13D/A.
Feldenkreis also is seeking a 30-day extension of the deadline to submit shareholder nominations of directors at the company’s 2018 annual shareholders’ meeting later this year. He also indicated that he would still nominate a slate of directors for election to the board in the event his request is denied.
Feldenkreis’ non-binding offer of Feb. 6 came six months after he was pushed out as executive chairman. He led the company for more than 50 years and served as chairman and chief executive officer since 1993. The family’s ownership stake in the company is valued at more than $ 100 million. His son, Oscar, is currently ceo at Perry Ellis.
The Perry Ellis board on Feb. 26 authorized a special committee to evaluate the proposal. At the time, the company said there was

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Wendy Jim RTW Fall 2018

Helga Ruthner and Hermann Fankhauser waited until guests were comfortably settled into their seats, wondering when the models would arrive. That’s when everyone was summoned into a back hallway to see the clothing. Models mingled, cordoned off from the crowd, while an authoritative voice commanded people to move along: “Please, move faster!” It was a play on the red carpet and those instants of fame that flare up suddenly, then disappear.
The collection had spunk, infused with neon work gear and reflective strips, paired with brown loafers dipped in bright yellow, or white. There was also a wild surfer-flower pattern — vintage Eighties, used to make a smock dress, with a prim white collar.
The pair was happy to be back in Paris, where the buyers convene and infrastructure is geared for the shows. The audience is receptive, too, they added.
They were thirsty for color this season, not just for personal reasons but also in reaction to the times. Fashion is a filter, noted Ruthner, recalling Helmut Lang’s insistence on this point.
Ponchos were prevalent, modern and technical, in dual color combinations like gray and green or printed with an Eiffel tower camouflaged with branches. A female model had a breast exposed, a male

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Le Grand Hubert

PARIS — The fashion world has lost a giant — figuratively and literally. Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy, the 6-foot, 6-inch French aristocrat who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952, died Saturday at age 91, his partner Philippe Venet said Monday.
Givenchy was best known to the general public as the creator of the film and personal wardrobes of his longtime muse, Audrey Hepburn, in movies including “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “Funny Face.” The actress also inspired his first perfume, L’Interdit.
With his perfect manners and old-school discipline, the couturier had a distinguished presence that colored the fashion industry for more than 50 years. A consummate collector with an impeccable eye for objects as well as interior design, he leaves behind a fashion house that defined the very notions of refinement and elegance.
“I like to make beautiful things, to feel them in my hands. But I also love the pleasure of seeing a dress come alive on a woman. It’s a short-lived sensation, but there is nothing like it,” Givenchy said in 1982, when the Fashion Institute of Technology staged the “Givenchy: 30 Years” retrospective of his fashion house.
Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH Moët Hennessy

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Tom Brady Opens Up About Super Bowl Loss and Balancing Football and Family

Along with giving a deeper look at his family, Tom Brady is looking to answer one question with his new Facebook Watch docu-series: “What does it really take for a 40-year-old to play in the NFL?”

In a candid interview with ABC’s Michael Strahan, the New England Patriots quarterback opened up about the six-episode series, Tom vs Time, and continuing to play football at 40 years old.

“There’s a real love for the sport, a love for the game, and a love for the competition … it’s really something I really relish,” Brady said. “As long as I feel good, as long as I continue to work hard and make the commitment — it requires a lot of discipline, that’s one thing God had given me when I was young.”

He also opened up about his team’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in this year’s Super Bowl.

“I think you realize the sun comes up the next morning, your life goes on but, you know, those games live with you for the rest of your life,” Brady said. “That’s part of being an athlete. That’s part of being in a very competitive sport.”

“I’m proud of our efforts throughout the year,” he continued. “We overcame a lot of adversity, like you always do in order to get to that game. But we just came up a little bit short.”

In the docu-series, fans also get an intimate look at the athlete’s balancing act between football and family.

“I have a wife that is very, aspires to be a lot of things and she travels a lot. My oldest son lives here in New York,” he said. “Three kids and you’re just always trying to juggle and you want to be there for them and you want to be there for the hockey games and the soccer games, but you also realize the level of commitment it takes to give as much as you can to the team that needs you.”

“I think most professionals probably feel the same way,” he added. “Sometimes it gets out of balance, and you’ve got to figure out how to bring it back to a point where it feels great for everybody involved.”

Brady has five championships under his belt, making him the first quarterback in NFL history to boast the accomplishment. He told Strahan that he’s managed to last so long in the sport with hard work and determination.

“When your priorities are in order then you can make decisions based on what your priorities are,” he said. “I believe you can extend your career as a lot of athletes are trying to do now.”

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However, Brady admitted he hasn’t always made the best choices in his athletic career.

“I would say I was a very late bloomer through high school and early into college … my routine and the things that I did weren’t very good. They weren’t very conducive to my goals,” Brady told Strahan.

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“It got to a point early in my career where I didn’t envision myself being able to continue to play because my arm hurt so bad all the time.”

The athlete said he made several changes to his routine, tweaks that have landed him a lengthy career. And the pro footballer said he’s happy to let fans into his world.

“I felt like I really wanted to show people all the things I had learned over the years; all the things that were really important to me,” he said. “And show some of the fans — and a lot of the patriots fans — really what it takes to continue to try to achieve at a really high level.”

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Speaker Lineup Set for Men’s Summit on March 27

From international e-commerce firms and luxury powerhouses to popular American start-ups and trend-setters in the red-hot streetwear arena, the WWD Men’s Wear Summit will take on a wide variety of issues impacting the men’s wear industry today.
The all-day event will take place on March 27 at The New School’s Parsons School of Design at 66 Fifth Avenue in New York. It will provide a thought-provoking agenda as well as a networking opportunity for executives in fashion, retail and e-commerce.
Among those committed to speak are Chad Kessler, global brand president of American Eagle Outfitters. Kessler, who also oversees the company’s Todd Snyder brand, will take on the issue of creating new brand experiences at retail to drive customer engagement.
In his 18 years with Adidas, Nic Galway, vice president of global design for Adidas Originals & Style, has been responsible for creating some of the brand’s highest-profile collaborations, including those with Stella McCartney, Y-3 with Yohji Yamamoto and, most recently, Kanye West.
Fokke de Jong, founder and chief executive officer of Suitsupply, has not shied away from controversy since starting the Amsterdam-based men’s tailored clothing retail firm in 2000. Most recently, the company’s ads featuring a same-sex couple resulted in an international firestorm

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H&M Names Five Winners of Global Change Award

PARIS — Hennes & Mauritz AB named the five winners of its Global Change Award, and asked the public to vote online for one of them to help split the 1 million euro prize.
The fashion industry, including fast-fashion groups that offer inexpensive clothing at cut-throat prices, is under pressure to rein in waste as public awareness of environmental issues gains ground.
Winners were: Crop-A-Porter, which makes textile from food crop harvest leftovers; Algae Apparel, which uses algae as a dye; Smart Stitch, which makes dissolvable thread; The Regenerator, which separates cotton and polyester blends for recycling, and Fungi Fashion, which makes clothes from decomposing mushroom roots.
“All industries need to re-think, innovate and challenge status quo,” said H&M chief executive officer and board member Karl-Johan Persson.
The company noted that applicants offered a broad range of ideas, but that most of the solutions came from outside the fashion industry.
“This year’s Global Change Award winners are about disrupting business-as-usual to help transition us to a low-carbon and circular economy,” noted Vikram Widge, who heads climate finance and policy for the International Finance Corporation, and was a member of the award’s jury.
The winner of the public vote in the competition, now in its third year, will

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Alanui RTW Fall 2018

Launched as a brand focused on a single product — a luxury cardigan infused with a free-spirited, boho-chic vibe — Alanui is rapidly expanding to offer knitwear-centered ready-to-wear collections.
Along with introducing several variations of its signature cashmere cardigan — which this season was embellished with a range of jacquard motifs, from a Lurex leopard pattern to images of moons, stars and yin and yang symbols — siblings Carlotta and Nicolò Oddi presented coordinated knitted pants trimmed with fringe, alpaca sweaters and cropped knitted tops showing geometric hems.
The eye-catching lineup also included new outerwear designs, spanning from a color-blocked coat with fringe on the hood to a reversible padded bomber showing one face in silk printed with a paisley pattern.

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Hubert de Givenchy: Key Dates

February 21, 1927: Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy is born to a wealthy, aristocratic family in Beauvais, France.
1944: Givenchy moves to Paris and studies at the École des Beaux-Arts.
1945: Givenchy secures his first job in the fashion industry, working as an apprentice for Jacques Fath.
1946: Works at Robert Piguet.
1947: Givenchy has a stint at Lucien Lelong, where he works with Lelong’s assistants Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior.
1947: Joins Elsa Schiaparelli and quickly becomes artistic director of the Schiaparelli boutique on the Place Vendôme.
1952: Opens the House of Givenchy at 8 Rue Alfred de Vigny in Paris. Launches his debut Separates collection, including the Bettina Blouse.
1953: Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy meet for the first time. He meets Cristóbal Balenciaga.
1954: Givenchy presents his luxury ready-to-wear line, called “Givenchy Université.”
1955: The designer presents his first shirtdress.
1957: Introduces first fragrance, called L’Interdit, fronted by Hepburn.
1959: Givenchy’s atelier moves to 3 Avenue George V in Paris.
1961: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is released, with Givenchy’s little black dress worn by Hepburn.
1961: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy wears a Givenchy gown to an official visit to the Palace of Versailles.
1969: Givenchy launches his first men’s wear collection, “Givenchy Gentleman.”
1976: Givenchy Inc., New York-based office and showroom,

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Inside Khloé Kardashian’s Balloon-Filled, Perfectly Pink Baby Shower — See the Photos

Showered with love!

Khloé Kardashian followed in her sisters’ footsteps and threw an extravagant (and super pink) baby shower on Saturday to celebrate her first child, a daughter, with boyfriend Tristan Thompson.

The 33-year-old reality star was “beaming” during the shower at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, a source tells PEOPLE. The insider adds that Khloé repeatedly gushed over the ornate decorations.

“The shower was very over-the-top, but absolutely stunning. It was like a pink dream. There were pink flowers, including roses, everywhere!” the source says. “As guests entered the ballroom, they were greeted by gorgeous, hanging flower decorations. There were lots and lots of pink balloons. Pink lights also gave the shower a very romantic feeling.”

In addition to a pink neon sign that read “Baby Thompson” and an enormous elephant topiary, the source says every plate setting was decorated with a mini giraffe.

“Everywhere you looked, the attention to details was very impressive. It was truly the most special and fun shower.”

The staple of any Kardashian party, a photo booth, was also a highlight of the bash. The black and white photos came out with “Baby Thompson” and a heart print on the bottom.

The entire KarJenner family was on hand to honor the new arrival, and they documented the affair on their social media pages. New mom Kylie Jenner posted photos getting ready with BFF Jordyn Woods, then shared a selfie with three of her sisters.

The insider says family matriarch Kris Jenner gave a “very sweet” speech. “Kris thanked everyone for joining them. She expressed how proud and excited she is for Khloé,” says the source.

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Both Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian snapped photos of their grandmother Mary Jo “M.J.” Houghton at the bash, with the 22-year-old model captioning her shot, “Legend.”

On top of dining on Thai chicken salad, farro and red quinoa salad with sides of french fries, and macaroni and cheese, the source shares, Khloé made sure to honor some birthday girls.

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The mom-to-be posted video of three unicorn-themed cakes on her Instagram story, explaining they were for pals Malika and Khadijah Haqq and Jen Atkins, who were celebrating birthdays.

Other guests included Kylie Richards, Larsa Pippen and Maria Menounos, who snapped a selfie with Kylie and Khloé.

Khloé also posted pictures to Instagram in which she posed with sister Kourtney to share her excitement over the event.

“Had the most unbelievable baby shower – we felt so much love! #ad So grateful to be surrounded by a beautiful support system,” she wrote, promising she’d share more photos of the celebration.

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Rebecca Taylor, Goop and The Glow Host Event Supporting She Should Run

STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE: Rebecca Taylor thinks America would be a different place if more women were in elected office.
The designer hosted a gathering Thursday afternoon in honor of International Women’s Day along with Jean Godfrey June of Goop and Violet Gaynor of The Glow at La Mercerie, the café, bakery and restaurant in the furniture and design store Roman and Williams Guild. The event supported She Should Run, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to expand the talent pool of women running for office in the U.S.
“I’m very passionate about where politics are at the moment in America,” said Taylor, cofounder and chief creative officer of Rebecca Taylor. “I know so many women who would make contributions to politics. America would be a different place if you had more women in charge.
“I’m from New Zealand and we were the first country to give women the right to vote. We have a 37-year-old female prime minister,” she added.
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Céline RTW Fall 2018

Phoebe Philo has left the building and Hedi Slimane has yet to enter at Céline, but the shipments must go on. The fall collection was a What Would Phoebe Do special designed by her team, which broke down into highly commercial pieces that could have been left over from last spring. An ivory knit dress was gathered into bunches fastened with what looked like big bangles in ribbed white resin and gold. Scarf dresses with abstract prints were draped and tied into loose knots around the body, forming a pretty schmatta silhouette. A burgundy leather coat had a weird cape top and there were witchy-chic boots and versions of earthy-glam jewelry that’s in Céline stores now. Philo’s devotees have one more season to get her look, but she took her fairy dust with her.

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Gucci, Polimoda Offer Scholarship to Determined Dutch Student

HAPPY ENDING: Determination can definitely pay off.
Florence-based fashion school Polimoda and Gucci are offering a scholarship to Dutch student Elisa van Barneveld, who in October launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the money to enroll in Polimoda’s master in fashion retail and management developed in collaboration with the luxury fashion house.
Generating some buzz around her crowdfunding initiative through social media and digital communication, van Barneveld, who was turned down for a loan by her bank, succeeded in collecting 10,000 euros in three months, a sum equivalent to almost half of the tuition fee.
When Polimoda and Gucci learned about the student and her desire to attend the program, they interviewed her and decided to help her raise the total amount required to enroll.

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Lena Dunham Says She Has 19 People Ready to Stop Her from Tweeting

Keeping Lena Dunham out of trouble on social media isn’t a one-person job.

During a packed panel at South by Southwest in Austin on Saturday entitled “Authenticity and Media in 2018,” the often outspoken 31-year-old — who was making her first public appearance since her hysterectomy — revealed how she tries to keep herself out of hot water on social media.

Acknowledging her history of creating controversies — and then issuing public apologies — Dunham admitted during a talk with new Glamour editor-in-chief Samantha Barry that the pattern had become somewhat of a running joke (there’s even a Twitter bot called “Lena Dunham Apologizes”).

“These articles come out that say, ‘Lena Dunham apologies for like the 87th’ time,’ that was how I was raised,” she said. “We try and we fail and we try again. We think the problem from another angle and we grow.”

So how does she safeguard herself in the future from the backlash the apologies repeatedly stir up?

“I have about 19 people ready to stop me from tweeting. Many of them paid,” she joked.

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But while Dunham has been known to stir up controversy, she said that the “shame” from causing an uproar “goes away really fast.”

“I’ll have two moments. One is full of shame and like, ‘I should never have been let out of my house in the first place.’ Or like, ‘Nobody even deserves me or my truth.’ But it goes away really fast and it’s kind of the only thing that I know how to do,” she said.

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Opening up about her recent hysterectomy, the Girls star noted how much the outpouring of support has meant to her — and how she wasn’t expecting it.

“The only person I’d heard of with hysterectomies was like my 67 year old grandmother, I just didn’t know that we were out there,” Dunham said.

“The amount of people I am having conversations about gynecological health with in public places is off the charts. But I like it,” she said. “I’d rather do that then exchange fake pleasantries. It was only three months ago.”

The often self-deprecating writer also poked fun of her own tousled hair style saying, “Well I hoped that the hairstyle would speak to the authenticity of this panel.”

Although Dunham went on to say that she doesn’t have “whatever the skill set is that allows you to program your own image from the outside and make calculated decisions about how you want to come across,” she pointed out that she didn’t think that was always such a bad thing.

“I think authenticity comes in many forms and it doesn’t just have to be that you didn’t just do your hair right. People confuse authentic with the idea of messy or broken and I think Anna Wintour is authentic and she’s had that haircut for a f— long time.”

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Dunham also admitted that “a big part of” growing up for her has meant “moving away from this sense that I need to have an opinion about everything.”

“I didn’t get in to this to be a perfect celebrity model. I don’t know how to do it,” she said. “That is not where my skill set lies and I think a big part of my 30s is moving away from this sense that I need to have an opinion about everything and taking a moment to think before I speak,” she added.

“Now I find myself wanting to slow down and think about how I can give other women the platform that was given to me. How I can speak through my work. And I hope that this is maturing. I think it is. I can’t be sure. I still wear my hair like this.”

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Chanel Sets May 3 as Date for Cruise Show in Paris

GRAND DESIGNS: Chanel has set May 3 as the date of its cruise show in Paris. The collection, designed by Karl Lagerfeld, will be shown at the Grand Palais, as reported.
Chanel last month reaffirmed its commitment to the venue, signing on as the exclusive private sponsor of the renovation of the Grand Palais with plans to pledge 25 million euros toward the works, which are due to be completed in time for the Summer Olympics in Paris in 2024.
France is proving a popular destination for this year’s crop of cruise shows. Louis Vuitton will head to the south of France for its display on May 28, but has yet to disclose the exact location, while Gucci will stage its show in Arles on May 30.
Prada, meanwhile, will unveil its cruise collection in New York on May 4, but has kept details about the location under wraps.

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Racil RTW Fall 2018

Racil Chalhoub is branching out into suits. The designer, known for her tuxedos, said she always knew she’d go for color when venturing into suit territory, and indeed, hers came in a rainbow ranging from red and bright pink to yellow, green and blue.
They livened up the Hemingway Bar of the Ritz as models sipped drinks with flowers poking out of the glasses. Chalhoub was clearly moved. This was the first time the bar had been privatized — though she didn’t reveal what strings were pulled to land her favorite evening spot — and her first time using models to present the clothing.
Though inspired by classic Hollywood beauties like Marlene Dietrich, Vivien Leigh, Ava Gardner and Rita Hayworth, the collection was geared toward modern women.
Trousers were trim and high-waisted, or wide and straight-leg. Jackets similarly ran the gamut from fitted, for the double-breasted models, to wider, for the single-breasted ones. It made for a fun and fancy lineup of tasteful glamour.

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Max Mara to Hold Cruise 2019 Runway Show

HOMETOWN CRUISE: Max Mara will for the first time hold its cruise 2019 show in Reggio Emilia, Italy, where the company is based. The show is scheduled on June 4.
Max Mara has previously presented its pre-collections in New York, for pre-fall 2015; London, for resort 2016, and Shanghai, for pre-fall 2017.
As reported, Miuccia Prada will show her cruise 2019 collection in New York on May 4, but is keeping details about the location under wraps. Alessandro Michele at Gucci will be traveling to Arles for his next cruise show, to be held in Arles on May 30, while Nicolas Ghesquière has chosen a holiday destination for Louis Vuitton’s next cruise show: the French Riviera. Vuitton has set May 28 as the date for its next itinerant fashion spectacle, but the exact location will be revealed at a later date.

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Three Victims of Deadly Hostage Shooting at a California Veterans Home Identified

The names of the three female victims of Friday’s deadly shooting at a Veterans home in Napa County, California, have been released by the coroner’s office.

Christine Loeber, 48, Dr. Jennifer Golick, 42, and Dr. Jennifer Gonzales, 29, were killed after an armed gunman entered a staff meeting at Yountville Veterans Home campus in Yountville — the largest veterans home in the country — and took hostages, CNN reported.

June Iljana, a spokesperson for the California Department of Veterans Affairs, confirmed to PEOPLE that all three women were staff of the Pathway Home, a non-profit at the Yountville Veterans Home. The facility provides mental health and case management services for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Iljana said.

Loeber was the Pathway Home’s executive director, while Golick and Gonzales were both psychologists — Golick a staff psychologist and Gonzales a clinical psychologist with the San Francisco Department of Veterans’ Affairs Healthcare System, ABC-7 reported.

“These brave women were accomplished professionals who dedicated their careers to serving our nation’s veterans, working closely with those in the greatest need of attention after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan,” The Pathway Home said in a statement to ABC-7 reported. “All of us at The Pathway Home are devastated by today’s events. We stand with the families, friends, and colleagues who share in this terrible loss.”

The gunman, who has been identified at Albert Wong, 36, was a former patient who had been treated at the Pathway Home, USA Today reported.

Shots from a rifle were first fired at about 10:20 a.m. in the dining room of the veterans home where Pathway employees were having cake for a going-away party for their coworkers leaving the job, CNN reported. The gunman took several hostages into one room before letting all but three escape.

After an 8-hour long standoff with police, he killed himself and three hostages, KCRA reported. Law enforcement officials found the bodies of three women and the gunman in a room inside the property.

Days before the shooting, Wong been asked to leave the program for unknown reasons, State Sen. Bill Dodd told the San Francisco Chronicle.

California Highway Patrol Assistant Chief Chris Childs told the Associated Press it was “too early to say if were chosen at random.”

According to Napa County Sheriff John Robertson, police had “tried numerous times” to reach the Wong via his personal cell phone and the phones within the facility but could not reach him, The Mercury News reported.

Larry Kamer told the wire that his wife, Devereaux Smith was at a staff party and said the gunman had entered the facility and allowed multiple people to leave before taking others hostage.

The Pathway Home has helped more than 450 veterans cope with the effects of their deployments since opening its doors in 2008, its website states. The facility has a staff of 18 people.

One of it’s graduates, Adam Schumann, was the subject of the book, Thank You For Your Service, according to the home’s website. It was turned into a 2017 film starring actor Miles Teller.

California Governor Jerry Brown issued a statement after the shootings, saying, “Anne and I are deeply saddened by the horrible violence at the Yountville Veterans Home, which tragically took the lives of three people dedicated to serving our veterans. Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones and the entire community of Yountville.”

He ordered flags at the capitol to be flown at half-staff in memory of the women, USA Today reported.

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Jonathan Simkhai, Janet Mock Celebrate International Women’s Day Ringing Their Reps, Encouraging Vote

The fashion and entertainment worlds came together on Thursday to celebrate International Women’s Day at The Standard Hollywood as Jonathan Simkhai and writer, television host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock invited friends to dinner and to participate in The Standard’s Ring Your Rep initiative benefiting Swing Left.
The event drew Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed, Jaime King, Aluna Francis, Skyler Samuels, Arielle Kebbel. Angelique Soave, Gavin Turek, Brittany Xavier and Baddiewinkle, among others.

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Simhkai first encountered Mock when he heard her speak at the Women’s March last year. “I was so impressed that I reached out to her to talk about ways we could work together. I’m not ‘political’ but anything I can do to support women, I will,” he said.
The designer created a black-and-white T-shirt that said “Feminist AF,” explaining, “It’s playful and it gets the message across.” Actress Diane Guerrero proudly wore hers with a black shorts suit, saying, “It speaks pretty clearly for itself.”
The shirts will be sold on, with proceeds benefiting Swing Left, the progressive political group which aims to take back the House for Democrats in 2018 by encouraging people to vote in the November mid-term elections.

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Leal Daccarett RTW Fall 2018

For fall, Leal Daccarett returned to its roots as providers of dresses that rise to any occasion. The husband-and-wife team focused on providing an evening-heavy wardrobe befitting a social butterfly. The designs featured an abundance of embellishments — embroideries, bows, feathers — and volume play in a tight palette of black, white and red. Francisco Leal cited the colonial past of Colombia and its push for independence as the inspiration for the season. Highlights included tops with raw edges, poplin shirts festooned with sleeves held closed by bows and a cape in contrasting tweeds inspired by the traditional Colombian ruana cape. The looks didn’t come across as what one would pick up for a regular day outfit, but Francisco Leal said that they liked to imagine “our woman brushing her teeth and slipping on a gown without effort.”

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Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2018 to Honor Staff Sgt. Catherine Schmid

Jeffrey Fashion Cares, the annual benefit thrown by Jeffrey Kalinsky set for April 11, will be hosted by Judith Light and honor Staff Sgt. Catherine Schmid.
The event, which features both a silent and live auction, followed by a runway show of men’s fashion, raises money and awareness for HIV/AIDS and supports various LGBT charities. As in the past, this year’s function will benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Hetrick-Martin Institute and Lambda Legal. It will once again take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
The evening’s honoree will be Schmid, a 12-year U.S. Army veteran and a key plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the ban of transgender individuals serving in the military. Schmid was one of five members of the armed services and three hoping to enlist who filed a suit, brought by Lambda Legal, against the Trump administration’s ban on military service by transgender people in August.
Light is a Tony and Emmy winner who most recently appeared on “Transparent” and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: An American Crime Story.”
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ABG’s Jamie Salter Honored by Foreseeable Future Foundation

RECORD NIGHT: Jamie Salter, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Authentic Brands Group, was honored by the Foreseeable Future Foundation at its first Seeing Past Sight fund-raiser. The evening raised more than $ 250,000 to help visually impaired and blind people through sports. Griffin Pinkow founded the organization 11 years ago and other speakers at the event included Martha Ruether, a blind Paralympic swimmer; Lauren Lieberman, founder of Camp Abilities, and Jake Olson, blind USC football player.
“I hope this event inspires all of you to not only strive to achieve your own dreams, but also to get involved in others’,” Salter told the 250 guests. “Being part of a larger cause is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding things a human being can do.”
Salter founded ABG in 2010 and it owns brands such as Aéropostale, Frye, Neil Lane, Hickey Freeman, Tretorn, Hart Schaffner Marx, Juicy Couture, Spyder and Judith Leiber, as well as rights to use the names of Muhammed Ali, Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

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Situationist RTW Fall 2018

Irakli Rusadze offered a sleek lineup of original and sophisticated silhouettes for fall. Presenting in the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art museum, the designer showed his clothing against a backdrop of artwork from fellow Georgians of his generation, including gender-bending portraits and protest graffiti.
But that’s where the youthful ingenuity ended: Rusadze’s collection was a mature exhibit of highly skilled tailoring. Eye-catching leather pieces included a round-shouldered coat in a reddish brown, paired with trim trousers. Men were dressed in military-style suits, with wide shoulders and a cropped waist.
Also displayed was a rack of pieces made from the same white cloth, the better to emphasize the shapes of the clothing. Rusadze only works with all natural materials such as cotton, wool and leather; transferred to these rich fabrics, the clothing rose to a new level.

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Demi Moore Honored as a Visionary Woman at L.A. Gala

Demi Moore got her moment in the spotlight on International Women’s Day when Visionary Women, an L.A.-based nonprofit organization focused female empowerment and advancement, honored the actress and activist with its inaugural Visionary Woman Award for her work to combat human trafficking. Moore, cofounder of the nonprofit organization THORN, picked up her award at Spago Beverly Hills on Thursday night.
Moore’s friends Adam Sandler and his wife Jackie, Shepard Fairey, Eric Buterbaugh, Soleil Moon Frye, Maye Musk and others were on hand to support her, along with her daughters Scout and Tallulah.
“Demi’s strength and dedication in her career and charitable endeavors are what make her the epitome of a visionary woman,” said Angella Nazarian, cofounder of Visionary Women. To date, THORN’s work has led to the arrest of 6,500 child sex traffickers.
“We don’t have to fight much, we just need to unite,” said Moore. “The power of our collective is only going to bring the light and the success to an even greater level.”
The affair, sponsored by Cartier, was one of several events with a fashion tie-in taking place to celebrate International Women’s Day. Jonathan Simkhai teamed up with activist Janet Mock at The Standard Hollywood to promote Ring

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Oops! Sonja Morgan Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction During Luann de Lesseps’ Cabaret Show

Sonja Morgan gave the audience at New York City venue Feinstein’s/54 Below an extra show on Thursday night, when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction during her high-energy performance.

The Real Housewives of New York City star, 54, had joined fellow New York City Housewife Luann de Lesseps on stage for her #CountessAndFriends cabaret program, collaborating on de Lesseps’ tune “Money Can’t Buy You Class.”

It was a highlight of de Lesseps’ two-hour show:  The crowd quickly jumping to their feet when Morgan emerged from the audience in a halter-top, red silk wrap dress (which she had also worn during a Valentine’s Day trip to Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen).

But toward the end of the song — as fellow Housewives Bethenny Frankel, Ramona Singer, Carole Radziwill, Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimer sang and clapped along — Mogan’s dress unwrapped, exposing her backside to the packed house.

Ever the professional, Morgan didn’t miss a beat in her performance. She powered through, still singing while turning to get an audience member’s help tying her dress back up before finally securing it herself.

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Morgan’s slip was the only hiccup of the night, which opened with de Lesspes singing The Beatles’ 1967 hit “With a Little Help from My Friends” before transitioning into songs like “Almost Like Being in Love” and “L.O.V.E.”

The show, directed by Ben Rimalower and Billy Stritch, also included performances by Tony winner Laura BenantiSaturday Night Live star Rachel Dratch, Patti Cake$ ‘s Bridget Everett, the Scissor Sisters singer Jake Shears and Broadway stars Tony Yazbeck, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Natalie Joy Johnson.

De Lesspes first performed the #CountessAndFriends show in February. She will return to Feinstien’s/54 Below with the program and a slew of special guests later this spring.

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It’s been a tough few months for de Lesseps, who was arrested in Palm Beach, Florida, on Christmas Eve and charged with disorderly intoxication, battery on an officer/firefighter/EMT, resisting arrest with violence and threatening a public servant. (She’s since pleaded not guilty to the charges, with a hearing set for April).

The mother of two married ex-husband Tom D’Agostino in Palm Beach last New Year’s Eve before their divorce seven months later. Following her Dec. 24 arrest, the reality star checked herself into an alcohol treatment facility.

“Obviously it was a really bad night for me and something I am not proud of,” de Lesseps told The New York Times in February about the incident.

“I’m trying to keep it light while also taking it seriously,” she added about the cabaret show. “The important thing is to not take yourself so damn seriously. I always think, ‘I can survive this if I keep on moving.’ ”

The Real Housewives of New York City’s 10th anniversary season premieres April 4 (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.

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Jarel Zhang Brings Chinese Millennial Fashion to Paris

BRAVE ELEMENTS: Jarel Zhang chose a theme of exploration for his first presentation in Paris, showing a captivating lineup of hulking, sculptured puffer coats in a strange, futuristic setting. For the unknown territory, the Chinese Millennial designer equipped his models with long neon lights and provided a clear plastic tent for them to take refuge in. Two of them did, sitting down in the fake snow while a crowd of onlookers eyed the clothing from a distance.
Jarel grew up in the suburbs of Shanghai and his father was an architect, he relayed with the help of an interpreter. The stiff, shiny coats were made with a mirror-effect leather, a feminine copper cape in one instance; while a long, silver coat felt stern with angular shoulders. Jarel designed the print featured on a long coat covered in ruffles in front, and paired with a long hat, in the shape of a sleeve that jutted out behind and hung past the shoulders. It was blue with strokes of orange, yellow, black and white. Another coat was built upside down, with sleeves dangling down from the bottom. Footwear was either practical or sexy, and included black sneakers, shiny stiletto boots, or a hybrid

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Joseph RTW Fall 2018

Louise Trotter introduced interesting, new elements to the luxurious Joseph universe by exploring the bounds of attractiveness. In the most striking example, she covered a pair of pointy, leather boots with a blue layer of plastic, invoking cheap, throwaway foot covers for travelers.
Autumn tones were mixed with synthetic colors like neon yellow, and high-end fabrics were layered with a plastic coating. “I explored where good taste and bad taste meet,” she explained.
The fabrics were rich, down to the details: fine wool threads were twisted to provide rigidity, and synthetic threads were woven into silk. Trotter subverted classic fabrics as well, using a thick cotton gabardine, suitable for outerwear, to make a shirt.
A chunky hand-knit thick-ribbed sweater was paired with a long, pleated skirt, in an electric blue. The overall result of this investigation? Most of the pieces landed on the attractive side of the equation.

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Influence Peddler: Chriselle Lim, J.O.A. Partner on Collection

Chriselle Lim is getting into the apparel game.
The superinfluencer has teamed with contemporary clothing brand J.O.A. on a 23-style ready-to-wear collection, Chriselle x J.O.A. The line, which will be sold exclusively at Nordstrom, will enter 40 doors across the U.S. and Canada and launch on on March 15. The selection of versatile dresses, jumpsuits, tops and blazers — several of which can be worn in multiple ways — ranges in price from $ 59 to $ 124.
This is the first design collaboration for Lim, who called it a “waiting game on my end to find the right partner.”
“I’m always trying to shop for myself. It’s important for me to purchase things, especially with what I do. When you’re buying things on your own with your own money, you’re very conscious about what you’re spending, from quality to price point,” said Lim, pointing out that J.O.A. is a brand she discovered at Nordstrom about a year-and-a-half ago and has been buying ever since. “I felt comfortable with the price point [J.O.A.’s] and I felt satisfied with the quality. You never know when you shop online.”
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See the First Photo of the New Swedish Royal Baby Princess!

Just hours after their daughter’s birth, proud parents Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill couldn’t wait to share a photo of their newborn princess.

Dressed in an adorable pink sweater with a ruffled white collar and white pants, the baby girl was fast asleep for her first official picture.

The royal couple, who are also parents to Princess Leonore, 4, and Prince Nicolas, 2, welcomed the new royal baby early in the morning on Friday.

“We are delighted with the new addition to our family,” said O’Neill, who was at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm throughout his wife’s labor. They have already left the hospital for their residence in Stockholm.

“Leonore and Nicolas have their long-awaited sibling,” he said in a statement released by the palace. “They can’t wait to meet their new baby sister.”

O’Neill also revealed that the new royal baby “looks very much like when Nicolas was born.”

The name of Sweden’s newest young royal is expected to be announced next week. Her grandparents King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia are returning home from their skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps to attend a thanksgiving service celebrating the baby’s safe arrival.

Madeleine, who lives in London with her husband Chris O’Neill and their two kids, flew back to Sweden last month so she could give birth in her home country.

The world can expect more adorable photos of the royal family’s newest member. The royal mom regularly shares sweet snaps of her kids.

“For me to blend in a little bit of my personal life and to show who I am and who my family is, is important,” Madeleine told PEOPLE in 2016.

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OVS Taps Massimo Piombo to Refresh Its Men’s Offering

Massimo Piombo is the new artistic director of Italian retailer OVS’ men’s line.
During a press conference held Thursday in Milan to present the capsule realized by the company in collaboration with Kendall and Kylie Jenner, OVS chief executive officer Stefano Beraldo said the designer will overlook the development of the retailer’s men’s wear offering, which will be enlarged with the creation of a still-unnamed “upper casual” line featuring retail prices 30 percent higher than regular products.
The collaboration with Piombo will start with the fall 2019 season.
The same strategy aimed at dressing customers looking for more design-oriented and high-quality products will be extended to the women’s division, which will continue to be guided by OVS fashion director Caterina Salvador.
The new labels will be sold in dedicated areas inside OVS stores and online.

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“My real ambition is to continue serving customers of every age and spending power, which means being also able to fit the needs of those who look for higher quality,” said Beraldo. “And actually, we can definitely make products with a higher value with prices that are just a little bit higher and always accessible.”
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Emilia Wickstead Teams With Bodyism on Activewear Capsule Range

WICKSTEAD WORKS OUT: Emilia Wickstead is casting off her ladylike dresses and slipping on athletic garb in a new collaboration with Bodyism, the lifestyle, wellness and weight loss brand.
She has created a 13-piece line that includes leggings, sports bras, a jacket, a hoodie, sweatshirts, a crop top, a jumpsuit and a yoga mat in pastel pink and floral patterns. There are details such as ruches, zips, racer-backs and ribbed trims. The Sienna crop top, meanwhile, has a high neckline and long sleeves. Prices range from 80 pounds for a sports bra to 280 pounds for a jacket. The collection will be sold at Harrods and Selfridges and online at Net-a-porter and
“Exercise is such an integral part of so many women’s lives, and I wanted to approach activewear from a modern woman’s perspective,” said Wickstead of the collection, which launches on March 12. “I wanted to give my customer an activewear collection that is stylish, directional and unexpected, in keeping with our brand ethos. Health and fitness is also incredibly important to me personally, as is the confidence and empowerment that it lends to you everyday.”
Launched in 2006 by James Duigan, Bodyism is a wellness club in Europe and Asia.

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Paule Ka RTW Fall 2018

For fall, Paule Ka offered sequins, cashmere and lots of ivory, symbolic of the label’s transition. Founder Serge Cajfinger recently returned to provide guidance after ownership switched hands from a private equity owner to French businessman Xavier Marie.
The clothes were displayed in the Paris showroom on Rue Saint-Honoré, a contemporary mix of smart and cozy garments, with a measured dose of glamour. Diane Keaton was the reference for jackets carrying a double-breasted Eighties silhouette. Diana Ross was also cited. Double-sided sequins, shiny silver on one side, matte copper on the other, added texture to thigh-high boots and a sexy jumpsuit.
A splash of mustard yellow came in the form of a luxurious, velvet suit and pattern was provided by a panther jacquard. The sleekness of the clothing subdued the jazzier aspects, but that was partly the message: keep an eye out for what’s next. The label is expected to name a new designer as it marks its upcoming 30th anniversary this year.

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Fall 2018 Trend: Fake News

The truth is that fake fur was all over the runways for fall as designers eschewed the real stuff in favor of the man-made. The debate continues to rage over which is better for the environment, but the proliferation of faux represented a cultural tipping point of sorts as brands such as Michael Kors and Gucci switched camps — and it became increasingly difficult to tell real from fake.

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Boon the Shop RTW Fall 2018

Now in its third season, and the first one open to international wholesale clients, South Korean luxury multibrand store Boon the Shop’s eponymous label offered a mix of high-end staples, ranging from tailored trousers to lightweight fur coats.
The brand’s Paris-based design atelier took inspiration from the American West and women such as Georgia O’Keefe for fall, calling attention to the craftsmanship underpinning each design for a collection in which its strong outerwear balanced heritage while offering on-trend yet functional shapes.
For its staple items, the accent was placed on basics in natural high-end fibers — cashmere, flannel, suiting — while on coats and cold weather options, lightness and warmth were achieved simultaneously in feather-light mink cardigans or shearling blazers through different means, such as the use of specialty furrier and leather-working techniques, or transformable options.
Among the standouts were a coat that had panels that could unzip and be looped around as a scarf, trousers with contrasting bands along the outer leg that unsnapped like track bottoms, shirts that could have their sleeves removed, all forming the kind of neutral base that slots in alongside more trend-driven brands on the luxury floor.

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There’s Nothing Superficial About Missoni’s New Surface Conversion Exhibit

Angela Missoni’s curiosity and roving eye keeps Surface Conversion sharp and relevant. The project, which features collaborations between Missoni and various artists who develop site-specific works for the flagship at 1009 Madison Avenue in Manhattan, was created for sharing art with customers and the public.
Missoni asks artists to develop site-specific pieces, with the possibility of integrating artworks into every single corner of the store. She watches as the art transforms the scale of the boutique, hoping it will open a dialogue about the relationship between culture, fashion and art.
“Dreams of Being,” an installation by American textile artist Rachel Hayes, opened Wednesday as the latest installment of Surface Conversion, curated in collaboration with a Palazzo Gallery. The exhibition features Hayes’ large scale, hand-sewn patchwork tapestries that experiment with themes of color, shadow and light.
Hayes’ works are both powerful and fragile — bright, optimistic colors on delicate fabrics. Hayes is inspired by the traditions of quilt making, sculpture, painting and stained glass. She uses materials based on these crafts to design her abstract fabric compositions.
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Former NBA Player Jason Collins on How His Jersey Was Part of His Powerful Coming Out Story

For Jason Collins—the retired NBA player who played for the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards—wearing the number 98 on his jersey for most of his 13-season career had special significance. Collins, who came out as gay in 2013 in a cover story for Sports Illustrated, says the number paid respects to Matthew Shepard, a gay man who was tortured and killed because of his sexuality in 1998.

“I remember being a sophomore in college when Matthew Shepherd was killed,” Collins, 39, says. “Every time I put on that jersey, it was just a silent acknowledgment to myself and to my friends and family — who knew why I was wearing that number — of being a proud gay black man playing in the NBA. Sort of hiding in plain sight.”

Collins adds that 1998 also coincides with the founding of The Trevor Project—an organization that provides crisis and suicide prevention to the LGBTQ community—which Collins has become involved in.

In Coming Out Stories, a new video series from PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, 16 LGBTQ people from all walks of life share how they opened up to friends, family and the world — and how their lives changed.

One inspiration for the series: the new movie Love, Simon (in theaters March 16), a moving comedy-drama about a gay teen (Nick Robinson) struggling with how to come out to his friends and parents (played by Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel). Love, Simon director Greg Berlanti (the producer behind TV’s Riverdale and Supergirl) tells his own coming out story in the series, as does costar Keiynan Lonsdale.

Others sharing their stories include Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler FergusonGrey’s Anatomy actress Sara Ramirez, retired NBA player Jason Collins, social media star Tyler Oakley and Brooke Guinan, a New York City firefighter who is transgender.

PEOPLE and EW partnered with GLSEN, a nonprofit that fights to make schools safe for all kids, to create Coming Out Stories. See all the hilarious and heartbreaking tales at or on PeopleTV (download the app on your favorite mobile or connected TV device).

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Qurate Retail Group Plans Nest Initiative for International Women’s Day

QVC AND HSN STEP UP: In recognition of International Women’s Day today, Qurate Retail Group’s QVC and HSN are joining forces with global nonprofit Nest to promote women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment.
QVC, HSN and participating brands from both retailers plan to donate a minimum of $ 325,000 to benefit Nest, a nonprofit that empowers artisans worldwide to bring their talents, creativity and craftsmanship to the global marketplace.
“Entrepreneurial at heart, QVC and HSN have a long history of supporting women and cultivating strong relationships,” said Mike George, president and chief executive officer of Qurate Retail Group. “QVC and HSN have fostered the growth of some of today’s most successful brands, many of which were founded by women. Today and throughout the month of March, QVC and HSN are proud to continue to collaborate with Nest to celebrate women entrepreneurs around the world, including those who got their start here.”
Today and through the month, QVC will offer a special curated selection of products featuring apparel, jewelry, accessories, beauty and home items from 15 women-led brands such as Peace Love World, LOGO by Lori Goldstein, Mally, Tarte and It Cosmetics. In addition, HSN brands such as Lysse, Minnetonka, Nurse Jamie and Perlier will join together

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Ioannes RTW Fall 2018

For fall, Johannes Boehl Cronau offered up a contemporary lineup with a masculine-feminine blend that brushed away traditional codes of hierarchy. A short, patterned skirt was engulfed by a bulky-knit sweater, while a cropped puffer coat with a flower motif completed a dressy look, paired with loose, gray trousers.
The designer swapped last season’s chunky-heeled opened-toed boots for cowboy mules, playing with the height of their heels. Gloves rose nearly to the shoulders, puffing out at the top of the arm like fancy sleeves.
With Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando” in mind, Cronau said he set out to empower women. The designer’s modern interpretation included minimalist silky dresses, exposed midriffs and deconstructed trench coats.

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Ode to Mickey: Opening Ceremony Spring 2018

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Well, it’s going to be pretty hard to top Disney after Opening Ceremony’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon set precedent for what it means to entertain, immerse and, oh yes, present a new collection with Wednesday night’s fashion show at Disneyland.
The label took over Mickey’s Toontown — a themed land within the main park transporting guests directly into a cartoon world where they could cruise the homes of Mickey and Minnie or ride on Gadget’s Go Coaster, among other attractions — for the brand’s spring 2018 presentation and unveiling of a Disney capsule collection timed with Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday.
“The idea is we’re going to be kicking off his birthday as a worldwide celebration with this event,” Leon said.
The event also marked the first time in four decades a fashion show has taken place at the park.
Guests, most of whom were coming from Los Angeles, were urged to arrive a few hours early to allow for traffic, which during rush hour clocked in at nearly two hours. Of course, they were given full run of the park starting at 6 p.m. up until the show’s planned start time of 9 p.m.
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Nasty Gal, Artist Jaydee Link Up for Statement-Making Collection

A point of view has never been something the Nasty Gal brand was ever lacking. The digital fashion firm on Thursday debuts a collaboration with New York mixed media artist Jaydee in a bid to up its game around International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.
The strategy is twofold. The collaboration with Jaydee — who the brand found through Instagram — includes T-shirts, tote bags and a mix of denim and vegan leather jackets bearing various statements and designs created by the artist around female empowerment.
The jackets are priced from $ 140 to $ 180, T-shirts with an entry price point of $ 30 and totes are $ 16.
“International Women’s Day is something we’ve approached from a content standpoint the last few years,” said Nasty Gal editorial director Tiyana Grulovic. “We’ve been thinking about it for a really long time and we finally found our ideal partner in Jaydee. She’s an artist that’s self taught. She comes from a place of female empowerment and really clicked with our brand.…It was really important to us, as our first product launch on International Women’s Day, to get it right.”
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Joie RTW Fall 2018

For fall, Rachel Wilder-Hill equipped her English rose with some vintage Victoriana infused with rock ‘n’ roll vibes. She offered a range of dressy blouses with high collars and long cuffs and played with volume on the sleeves, adding extra puff.
A red, asymmetrical leather skirt was designed to be paired with one of these blouses, with a loose sweater on top and white, slouchy boots. The boots were also matched with a pale pink jumpsuit that had dark stitching.
The Eighties influence — a strong presence throughout the collection — also extended to a pair of leather pants with a high paper-bag waist. Back on the romantic front, Wilder-Hill applied a delicate handpainted flower print to a long, flowing dress and suggested it be paired with something more masculine, like a sweater. The mix-and-match line offered a sharp look for the L.A.-based label’s urban customer.

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FabFitFun Aims to Create Urban Oasis in Downtown Los Angeles

ALL BOXED UP: Subscription box firm FabFitFun is back for round two in the world of pop-ups with one set for downtown Los Angeles.
The West Hollywood company tested its first in-real-life concept at its headquarters in October, in a move cofounder and co-chief executive officer Daniel Broukhim said the team was “really, really thrilled with the outcome and thought it was a resounding success.”
“It was a positive and in terms of what we learned about our customer, we’re tapping into something we already know, which is that there’s a big community around FabFitFun and there are people who love FabFitFun,” Broukhim said. “To the extent that we can provide experiences for our loyal members who love the boxes, love the content, love the community element… and other things that we provide people within our membership, we want to bring people together more and more.”
To that end, the company has what it’s calling an installation set up for the weekend at Grand Central Market. The two-day pop-up will include hand-painted cacti and plants, sale of the company’s spring box and photo opps that, if posted to social media, can be used for a discount on the box.
“We love Grand Central Market.

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Stella & Dot Aims to Change Imagery of Women

Direct sales firm Stella & Dot has partnered with All Woman Project for a campaign aimed at diversifying the imagery of women in the media.
The campaign and partnership are in honor of National Women’s History Month. Further, the firm said it “pledges to eliminate all Photoshopping on women’s faces or bodies that would alter their size, ethnic appearance, signs of aging, scars or skin blemishes.”
The campaign features six women: Sophia Roe, chef, nutritionist and wellness and beauty influencer; Natasha David, mixologist and Nitecap owner; Michelle Kennedy, chief executive officer and cofounder of Peanut, a social networking app for new mothers; Katie Sturino, founder of 12ish Style blog and founder of beauty brand Megababe; Dee Poku, founder of WIE, an influential women’s leadership network, and of Other Festival, an all female festival, and Clémentine Desseaux, model, activist and cofounder of All Woman Project.
Jessica Herrin, ceo and founder of Stella & Dot, said she chose to work with All Woman Project because “I was struck at the core when I saw their work and images, [as well as] how important it is for women to see the inclusiveness of what beauty and strength really looks like, rather than an image that we’re

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Eleanor Balfour RTW Fall 2018

Eleanor Balfour’s take on party dressing was influenced by the on-the-go lifestyle of a generation full of freelancers, she said at her Paris presentation. The British-born, Central Saint Martins-trained and New York-based designer mixed dressy options with tailored pieces, and dotted the lineup with removable details.
Citing Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui as an inspiration for the season, she showed a lineup that played on man-made fabrics — fun fur, “vegan leather,” woven textiles — and added wearable echoes of his “bottle-top” flexible sculptures made of thousands of strips of post-consumer metal as ruché sleeves or in gathers down the front of a slip dress.
Balfour meant her lineup as “occasionwear, when a girl needs an outfit that sets her apart without being a classic cocktail dress,” she said at her showroom. That wouldn’t be hard in a one-shouldered dress that transformed into a sexy slip by shucking a layer off. But there were also outfits that would work around the clock.
One trenchcoat was a mix of fake fur and pleather with a muffler-like separate hood. A double-breasted jacket in an urbane pinstripe had a utilitarian pocket, while velvet trousers had a removable belt that could be worn as a belt bag. There

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Michelle Yeoh Will Appear in ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ Film Adaptation

In honor of Taiwanese brand Shiatzy Chen’s 40th anniversary, friends and fans of the house took over the basement of the Palais de Tokyo, painted in vivid colors. In the front row was a mix of up-and-coming faces such as “Reign” and “Teen Wolf” actress Adelaide Kane or French actress Luna Besson, but also industry heavyweight Michelle Yeoh.
The opulent collection would fit right into Yeoh’s upcoming role as Eleanor Sung-Young in “Crazy Rich Asians,” directed by Jon M. Chu and adapted from Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel of the same name. She will also star a comedy director and respected action choreographer’s Yuen Woo-Ping.
Comedic value aside, the Asian action star is a firm supporter of women empowerment. “[Helping women being financially independent] helps families and nations to grow,” she said.

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David Foster and Katharine McPhee Are All Smiles as They Pose Together at Oscars Party

David Foster and Katharine McPhee can’t resist the glitz and glamour of the Oscars.

Foster, 68, and McPhee, 33, spent Sunday together at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party sponsored by Bulgari.

Although the pair didn’t walk the red carpet together, they were all smiles as they posed side-by-side inside the event.

The American Idol alum looked chic in a semi-sheer lacy black dress. The Grammy-winning producer was also dressed for the occasion, wearing a classic black suit with a partially unbuttoned white shirt underneath.

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Although McPhee and Foster have yet to comment publicly on their relationship, the musical pair first sparked romance rumors in September 2017, after the latter’s daughter Erin Foster shared photo of them together in Los Angeles.

While McPhee and Foster have been friends for years — first meeting on the set of American Idol when McPhee was a contestant in 2006 —  Erin captioned the photo, “Excited about my new step mom.” (A source close to the situation told PEOPLE at the time that the social media posts were a joke.)

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Asked about the relationship rumors, McPhee previously told PEOPLE that she had “zero desire” to address them. “It’s great that they want to do that. I think it’s so amusing that people are amused by my love life,” she added.

“Here’s how I look at it: I’m not doing anything wrong, so whether people think it’s true or false, I don’t, you know, there’s nothing bad happening in my life, so people can just say whatever they want,” she said.

The 2018 Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and were telecast live on ABC.

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Jonathan Anderson Cohosts Converse Dinner at the Hotel Martel

BIG DESIGNS: Jonathan Anderson likes to make his shows cultural experiences, and to celebrate the launch of his second collaboration with Converse, he stayed consistent, cohosting an intimate Saturday-night gathering at the Hotel Martel. Designed by Robert Mallet-Stevens, the gallery apartment belongs to antique dealer Éric Touchaleaume.
Guests including Venetia Scott, Ecce Homo, Camille Bidault-Waddington, Bryan Boy and Pigalle’s Stéphane Ashpool mingled among ancient objects as well as furniture by designers including Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret.
“I wanted something that felt like home as I don’t have a home here, something domesticated somehow, with these Roman and Egyptian artifacts, a contradiction to what the collection is about,” said Anderson, adding of the footwear: “I love Converse, I’ve worn them for so long, and it’s quite a vanity thing to be able to make your own. Plus they make you feel really young.”
Visiting the rooms, Michael Amzalag, one half of Paris design and art direction agency M/M Paris, was having a flashback. “It’s funny, it reminds me of being in art school. We used to have to come and look at the building as part of our studies so it’s great to be inside it,” he said.
In terms of projects,

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Marcelo Burlon County of Milan RTW Fall 2018

Talk about the Disneyfication of fashion: Marcelo Burlon, the streetwear designer known for his Gothic snake prints, has collaborated with the animation giant on his fall women’s collection under the County of Milan label.
A black sweatshirt featured images of assorted Disney baddies, including the evil fairy Maleficent from “Sleeping Beauty.” Their color codes – think scarlet, purple, royal blue and black – bled into the rest of the line, including a purple velvet track suit and a black bomber jacket embroidered with golden cherry blossoms.
Burlon cross-referenced this with the classic documentary “Style Wars,” which captures New York street culture in the early Eighties. The two themes are actually linked: the designer used to hang out with a bunch of graffiti artists in Milan who all went by the names of cartoon characters – his tag was Pluto.
“I didn’t know how to tag, so they used to do it for me. I was just good company,” he confessed.
His other big collaboration this season was with the NBA. Those pieces trended more sporty, with stripes in the colors of the basketball league’s red, white and blue logo. Burlon said he was trying to balance the more mainstream elements of the collection with

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Saks x Bumble Hive to Kick Off at Saks Flagship

SAKS AND BUMBLE MAKE A CONNECTION: Saks Fifth Avenue is getting into the networking game. This spring, Saks will partner with female-centric networking app, Bumble, on an initiative designed to empower women. Together, they will launch the Saks x Bumble Hive at the Fifth Avenue flagship from May 17 through May 31. As part of the collaboration, they will host networking events, entrepreneur panel series with notable hosts, styling services and exclusive products. The goal of Saks x Bumble Hive is to bring the companies’ positive, female-empowering energy out of the digital world and into real life — and the brick-and-mortar space.
In recognition of the partnership, Bumble founder and chief executive officer Whitney Wolfe Herd and heads of creative for Bumble BFF and Bizz Sara and Erin Foster are featured on the cover of Saks’ spring 2018 fashion book. In addition, Wolfe Herd curated three looks, available at Saks that she will wear for networking and socializing this spring.
Emily Essner, senior vice president, marketing and digital at Saks, said, “Within the last four years, Bumble built a digital ecosystem centered around its female empowerment credo, which aims to disrupt and alter the serious issues of sexism in three facets of life: dating,

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Frances McDormand Stops By Allison Janney’s Post-Oscars Interview to Give Her a Sip of Tequila


Allison Janney‘s post-2018 Oscars interview with ABC’s Lara Spencer got an extra dose of fun when Best Actress winner Frances McDormand stopped by and shared a sip of tequila with the I, Tonya star.

McDormand was hustling behind the interview, drink in hand, when Spencer paused to say hello. Without skipping a beat, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star told Janney, “Cheers, darling. Have a little sip — tequila!” 

Janney, who took home the prize for Best Supporting Actress, happily obliged despite saying that she wanted to keep her imbibing minimal.

“Every part of this day is emblazoned in my mind. I want to remember it. I’ll have a little bit of this just to enhance it,” she told Spencer, referring to the glass of champagne in her hand, “but I want to remember.”

Janney also praised McDormand’s powerful acceptance speech, in which she asked the female nominees across all categories to rise from their seats.

“That was the best moment, when she made all the women stand up,” the 58-year-old actress said to Spencer. “It was really special. It was one of my favorite moments of the night.”

When asked by ABC if she had prepared an acceptance speech, Janney said, “Oh my gosh. If I could show you the pages and pages of speeches I have written,” promising to take a picture and someday share them with her fans.

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She continued, “All these brilliant writer friends of mine have all contributed and given me ideas, and I have stolen from every single one of them.”

Janney’s experience at the annual awards ceremony was quite the change from how she spent some previous Oscar Sundays.

“I have watched these awards — the Oscars — for the past 40 years on couches with friends — and sweatpants,” she explained during an interview on the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Red Carpet Live pre-show.

The 2018 Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and were telecast live on ABC.

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Rachel Roy Creates Mini Love Collection for International Women’s Day

RACHEL ROY’S NEW ROLE: Recognized for her philanthropy and the work she does to support and empower women, designer Rachel Roy has been appointed to UN Women as a Champion for Innovation. In addition, she has created a mini Love capsule collection, exclusive to, ranging from $ 55 to $ 209. The offering includes denim shirts, Army anoraks, denim jackets, faux fur, scarves and T-shirts. Fifty percent of all proceeds will benefit Time’s Up and EveryTown. The line goes on sale on Thursday, International Women’s Day.

Rachel Roy 

“As you go through your everyday work life, and you run into trials and tribulations that I have over the years, it’s these passion projects that really push me to keep going in the same force that I did from 2004 when I started,” said Roy, in a telephone interview from Los Angeles. She said the collection is all based around the word, “Love.”

Some looks from Rachel Roy’s Love capsule. 

“If I’m able to lead a life of compassion and lead a life of love, I will be able to walk the talk, and lead by example to my children and customers. If this time of lots of anger on both sides of the political spectrum

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Circus Hotel RTW Fall 2018

A creative and artisanal feel infused Circus Hotel’s knitwear range. A cozy cardigan was crafted by combining jacquard knitted samples with different motifs, which were mixed and matched for an eye-catching patchwork effect. A ribbed skirt, made by stitching together the sleeves of a maxi sweater, was embellished with a tulle layer embroidered with sparkling sequins, while bouclé wool was used for a cocooning teddy bear coat. Knitted wool was also pleated for an aqua green top with a soft bow at the neck, matched with pleated wide-leg pants.

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Mary Katrantzou, Moose Knuckles Launch Quirky Capsule

TAKE A SEAT: Traditional furniture lovers take note: you can now wear your beloved Chesterfield sofa in outerwear form. Irreverent Canadian parka specialist Moose Knuckles has teamed with London-based designer Mary Katrantzou to create a capsule of quirky coats for fall, in its first major designer collaboration.
A couple of the designs were revealed at Katrantzou’s runway show last month, with the full line-up presented in Paris.
The Chesterfield bomber is available in leather – black patent, burgundy or khaki – or camel suede, complete with innovative ribbed leather cuffs and faux fur details. The line also includes a range of down jackets in brightly hued velvet brocade or in a tapestry fabric, both key elements in Katrantzou’s main fall collection.
Retail prices for the co-branded collection, which is expected to appeal to major department and specialty stores, especially those that already stock both labels, range from 2,000 euros to 4,000 euros.

Moose Knuckles and Mary Katrantzou’s velvet brocade parka on the runway 
courtesy of Mary Katrantzou

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What Will Win Best Picture at the Oscars? Here’s What Google, Instagram, Twitter Users Think!

With Oscar weekend almost here, the internet is abuzz with who may take home the golden statues when Jimmy Kimmel hosts Sunday’s 90th Annual Academy Awards.

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The Shape of Water received the most nominations, including a bid in the Best Picture category. Fellow Best Picture nominee Dunkirk scored the second-most nominations at eight, with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri — also up for the top prize — just behind with seven nods. Rounding out the Best Picture category: Call Me By Your Name, Darkest Hour, Get Out, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread and The Post.

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If Google searches offer any indication, search trends on the site show that 23 percent of users think Three Billboards will walk away with the win. Here’s where the rest of the films stand:

The Shape of Water: 21%

Dunkrik: 16%

Call Me By Your Name: 15%

Get Out: 11%

Lady Bird: 6%

Darkest Hour: 4%

The Post: 3%

Phantom Thread: 2%

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Over on Instagram, Get Out has received the most buzz, followed by Call Me By Your Name and Steven Spielberg’s The Post. Call Me By Your Name star Timothée Chalamet has gotten the most traction in the Lead Actor category, while I, Tonya‘s Margot Robbie fronts Lead Actress on the social media platform.

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Twitter users’ thoughts differ, too, with Call Me By Your Name ranking as the most tweeted about Best Picture nominee. The Shape of Water grabs second place, with Lady Bird following Guillermo del Toro‘s fantasy drama. Three Billboards and Phantom Thread round out the fourth and fifth spots, respectively.

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The 2018 Oscars ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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Alice Taglioni, Anthony Delon Attend Elie Saab’s Fall 2018 Show

SIBLING SCENE: He may be focused on peddling high end biker jackets these days, but Anthony Delon turned out to check out the ball gowns at Elie Saab. Sitting next to his sister Anouchka Delon, he wore a perfecto from his new line, one of the hand-scratched models.
The pair weren’t the only non-regulars in the front row — Alice Taglioni, too, is not often on the runway scene.
“It’s my first fashion show in a long time,” she said. She was on the lookout for potential red-carpet attire; the actress has been working on a movie directed by Julie Bertuccellli, playing Catherine Deneuve in her thirties.
The contingency of regulars included Anna Dello Russo, covered in black feathers to the tip of her hat, and Lena Perminova, on her fourth show.

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Moohong RTW Fall 2018

For his first Parisian presentation, Seoul-born designer Moohong Kim offered a sharply deconstructed collection in which the wardrobe of corporate bourgeois meets class warriors, all inspired by his reflection on a critique of violence.
Sounds too highfalutin a theme? Kim was not destined for fashion. After studying at Paris’ prestigious political science university Sciences Po, he read economics at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England. But instead of writing his Ph.D. thesis, he got the itch to design. “To me, designing is the same process as studying: it’s about trying out new ideas,” he said.
With no formal training but with technical lineage — his mother is Paris-based designer Moon Young Hee — he launched the brand in 2014 at Seoul’s fashion week and promptly picked up L’Eclaireur, Antonioli in Milan, Los Angeles’ H.Lorenzo and Corso Como Shanghai as stockists.
Kim’s research method is manipulating tailoring and textiles to experiment with novel silhouettes. Conversation starters for this season were jacket halves spliced together at odd angles by zips; a coated cotton that looked like real leather, opposite cracked leather that looked man-made; shirts that fall askew, leaving one sleeve hanging without function; or sneakers dismantled and reassembled into Chelsea boots.

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Farida Khelfa, Ben Gorham Get Up for Haider Ackermann

“Even if he showed at 6A.M. I would be there,” Luka Sabbat said at Haider Ackermann’s show on Saturday in Paris. He joined Caroline de Maigret, Ben Gorham, Farida Khelfa, Setsuko Klossowska de Rola and Bianca Li in the front row.
“I was on holiday with my children, but I came back,” said Li, who  wouldn’t have missed Ackermann’s show for anything. Her new dance show called “ Électrique” opens in Paris at the end of March.
Khelfa just wrapped up a television movie on public network France Televisions. “I don’t think I should share what it’s called. It’s ‘Les Michetonneuses,’ (a slang term to describe occasional prostitutes, in French). But don’t get any ideas, I play a gallery owner,” she joked.

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Kim Kardashian Jets Out of Tokyo in — What Else? — Super Fancy Cream Sweatpants

Sayōnara, Kim Kardashian West!

On Saturday, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was spotted at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport, wrapping up a trip to Japan with sisters Kourtney Kardashian, and Khloé Kardashian.

For her airplane outfit, Kim, 37, rocked a monochromatic look with a cream-colored sweatsuit under brown shearling suede jacket. The pink-haired, KKW Beauty mogul accessorized her look with snakeskin heels as she strutted across the terminal.

It was a stark change from the blue spandex number Kim wore on Friday when she, Kourtney, and Khloé were photographed at Tokyo Station — a railway station in the Chiyoda City.

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The Kardashian sisters have been sharing nearly every moment of their trip to Japan with fans on social media. That’s included trips to local sightseeing spots and various delicacies they’ve eaten.

And of course, what’s a trip to Japan without a visit to Hello Kitty? The reality stars popped by the famous cartoon character’s stomping grounds before hitting up a stand selling treats like matcha cheesecake and Harajuku crepes.

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Not coming along for the getaway? Kim’s husband Kanye West and their three kids.

“Kim is only in Tokyo for several days while filming her TV show,” a source previously told PEOPLE of the reality star and beauty guru. “She didn’t want to disrupt her children’s schedule and will be back by the end of the week.”

A second insider explained why West, 40, and Kim’s mom Kris Jenner are taking on childcare duties for Chicago, 6 weeks, Saint, 2, and North, 4½.

“Kim is a working mom. She has work obligations like working moms do,” the source said. “The Tokyo trip is a working trip and not kid-friendly.”

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Rugby-Inspired Aedelhard Wants Men to Join Its Team

The new men’s wear brand Aedelhard believes rugby teaches important values and lessons to its participants, and has aligned itself with the sport. That the game can be intensely competitive and at times violent is not lost on the brand.
“Beneath the seeming barbarism and occasional debauchery often associated with rugby lives a sport rooted in respect and a strict code of conduct,” Aedelhard declares on its web site. “It’s a game that instills teamwork and discipline.”
The sport has given the world one of the most enduring pieces of fashion — the rugby shirt. It’s that side of rugby that Aedelhard is tapping into, the “sport, intellect, sophistication and gentlemanly conduct — all derived from the game,” said Darrell Kopke, Aedelhard’s cofounder and chief executive officer.

“Dressing well is a form of good manners, and we’re simplifying the process with pieces that are easy to combine, accessibly priced, well-made and designed with intention,” added Michael Nguyen, cofounder and creative director.

Aedelhard wants to disrupt the technical apparel market with elevated, classically tailored and functional performance apparel. The company considers its pricing disruptive, with trousers retailing for $ 150, blazers, $ 380 and shirting, $ 120. “We’re bringing tailoring for the masses,” said Kopke.
The label was conceived

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Áeron RTW Fall 2018

For fall, Áeron continues to focus on clean-cut aesthetics informed by its hometown of Budapest. This time, it is a Bauhaus staircase that caught the attention of Eszter Áron and provided the starting point of her work.
It was business as usual with a compact wardrobe of trousers, dresses featuring detachable aprons, and pieces lifted from the masculine wardrobe. New this season were suiting and knitwear, as well as a handful of accessories such as graphic pearl-and-gilt earrings. Fabrics stayed the course of crisp cottons, silky shirting, wool blends and the odd outlier — such as a coated nylon with a hand like washed silk — in a feminine neutral spectrum of blues, forest green and rich reds with the occasional in-house print thrown in.
Standout items included trousers with a mullet hemline; shirt dresses in a kinetic stripe pattern; asymmetric blazers, one buttoned on the side, the other with a pocket on the back, and a boxy cropped leather blouson. A workwear shirt, revisited as a heavyweight jacket in marled beige chevron tweed, looked smart rather than utilitarian.
At the presentation, chief executive officer Vivien Laszloffy said the brand has opened a pop-up store in Budapest, on Erzsébet Street, a well-to-do neighborhood nicknamed “Fashion

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Off-White’s Virgil Abloh, Byredo’s Ben Gorham Partner on ‘Elevator Music’

Off-White’s Virgil Abloh and Byredo’s Ben Gorham are unveiling in Paris their Elevator Music concept — a product that meets sensory experience replete with a multicategory capsule collection, music and art.
A party today will fete the opening of an installation where visitors can immerse themselves in Elevator Music, which according to Gorham, was conceptualized a year-and-a-half-ago as “this space we were going to create to fill with ideas and product.” The installation is open to the public March 4 and 5.
“We shared this spirit of creating our own framework and had very clear ideas of how we could…grow something in a different way and speak to an audience in a completely different way,” explained Gorham, noting that fragrance was the first product the two got to co-creating to set the tone for what ultimately became a confluence of commercial and experiential components.
The two enthusiastically delved deeper into the genesis of the collaboration — it’s a “nondescript description of a space for us to be creative,” Abloh continued — which at first sounds as esoteric as one would expect from the creative director of a brand like Off-White.
But upon further explanation it becomes clear that the concept he created with Gorham, while

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Altuzarra’s La Coupole Venue Gets Guests Reminiscing

DINNER TIME: Legendary Montparnasse Art Deco brasserie La Coupole, which was a home-away-from-home for Paris intellectuals and artists for much of the 20th century, got guests reminiscing at the Altuzarra show Saturday around lunchtime.
“I love this place, I haven’t been for ages,” said Jeanne Damas. “My grandfather restored it in the Seventies. He was an interior designer.”
What is her greatest food memory of the lieu? “Eating oysters,” said Damas, who was sporting a denim look from her own label, Rouje. The brand is currently online only, but a retail outpost could be in the works, she said.
“It’s gorgeous,” enthused Naomi Scott of the mythical venue, with its painted columns, cupola ceiling and mosaic floors. “I’m kind of waiting for them to bring out the food, I wouldn’t mind. Food and fashion is a good combination.”
Speaking of food, Scott was planning a low-key dinner with friends Saturday evening, hoping her favorite French dish would be on the menu. “I love duck. How do you say it? Canard.”
For Pierre Hardy, the venue brought back memories too. “I have spent many a night here,” he said. “In the Nineties, it was really hype to have dinner here before going out, it’s a mythical place.”

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Michael B. Jordan Gushes Over Lupita Nyong’o in Flirty Happy Birthday Message

Lupita Nyong’o is ringing in her birthday with the help of her Black Panther costars.

The actress celebrated her 35th birthday on Thursday and got some special love from costar Michael B. Jordan. The actor posted a flirty shot of the two on his Instagram to celebrate the special day.

“She looks elegant right?! Graceful! Timeless! No this is the look of a killer getting ready to give me push ups in knee deep popcorn !!!” he wrote. “I’ve had the pleasure of knowing what a beautiful soul you have & witness you shine your light on the world through your work your passion your joy & in everything you do. Those of us who are lucky enough to know you personally are definitely changed for the better! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!”

In the shot, Jordan and Nyong’o are seen smiling at each other as they walk through a crowd.

The sweet message further fuels rumors the two are romantically involved.

The actor first sparked speculation of a possible relationship when exchanging frisky tweets with the actress last month while participating in a celebrity prank show, MTV’s Safeword.

Along with Jordan, Nyong’o’s fellow Black Panther costar Danai Gurira wished the actress a happy birthday at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon.

After Nyong’o presented her costar and friend with an award, Gurira flipped the attention back on her, singing happy birthday on stage.

“I had to do that, I’m sorry,” Gurira said. “ just got off a plane late last night, made it here at midnight on her own birthday. That’s sisterhood right there.”

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Elle Macpherson’s WelleCo Comes Stateside

Elle Macpherson is heading to Barneys New York to launch her Australian-based supplement company, WelleCo, in the U.S.
On March 3, the supermodel will host an event to fete the launch at the Madison Avenue store in New York, which is one of three doors the line is now available at (the store in downtown Manhattan and Beverly Hills are the other two). Already, the beauty brand she cofounded with Andrea Horwood four years ago has a strong online presence as well as distribution with about 130 indie retail partners globally.
“I spent a lot of my life relying on genetics in the beauty and fashion industries. I was pretty blessed,” said Macpherson of the things she “didn’t have to think about” in her 20s and 30s. “I’m 54 years old now and I was just coming up to 50 when I realized synthetic vitamins weren’t working and my diet wasn’t working. My lifestyle needed tweaking. My body needed more help, I realized that I needed to adjust my program because I was taking a lot of synthetic vitamins. I wasn’t getting the nutrients I needed from my food and it was working for me.”
This was the impetus for developing a range

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Issey Miyake RTW Fall 2018

Yoshiyuki Miyamae continued to glean inspiration from nature – especially plants and animals that subsist through the harsh winter months – for his fall 2018 collection. “Quiet strength and gentleness wraps around them,” said the show notes. That aptly described this season’s clothes, too.
The designer, on a perpetual quest for new fabric techniques, introduced a method integrating both knits and pleats into Miyake’s traditional “steam stretch,” birthing a new texture. It gave the effect of light-weight, knit wool.
The first five all-white looks set the wintry scene. Here layers including long coats, vests, trousers and a skirt mixed different weaves, plus matte and shaggy materials. Next solid colors were introduced, such as burnt orange, navy blue and chocolate, and various swirling patterns, on skirts, dresses, tops and trousers.
This collection had a strength and refinement in equal measure. A standout was the calf-length coat with a ripple-weave effect over a cowl-neck shirt and trousers with swirly textures. Another striking look involved black voluminous pants with gray, vein-like lines and a shirt with a crosshatch effect.

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Jean Touitou on A.P.C. and French Culture

PARIS — Jean Touitou is taking A.P.C. to the catwalk this season. “I feel ready for it now,” he says.
The designer has been known to tinker with presentation formats — staff modeled clothing in a store on one occasion while professional models grooved to music at a cabaret on another.
The freedom is, no doubt, one perk of remaining independent, which Touitou has insisted on over the decades.
A.P.C. was one of the earliest labels to establish itself in the now-thriving field of contemporary French brands, serving those who want style without an overblown price tag.
Speaking in the cozy, book-lined meeting room of his Paris headquarters — Touitou calls it “my oval office” — he reflected on the brand’s longevity and hinted at future expansion.
He also relayed his doubts about artificial intelligence and explained how he got the secret behind a raw Japanese denim used by the brand — it didn’t happen overnight.
WWD: Do you think that A.P.C. exists because of the larger conglomerates or in spite of them — has it been difficult to carve out a space for your brand?
Jean Touitou: We are not doing the same work at all. Last Saturday, my son took me to a restaurant that had

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Japanese Inspiration Drives Aurélie Mathigot for Paris Pop-Up

Beyond being a fan of Japan itself, Aurélie Mathigot loves the precision of Nippon creation. As such, the artist, known for her distinctive combination of photography with crochet and embroidery, was pleased to be asked to create a series of limited-edition objects in collaboration with Japanese brands as well as some French labels for a pop-up at The Japan Store Isetan Mitsukoshi, within the Japanese Culture House of Paris.
“They are very good at the detail,” she explained at the inauguration of the pop-up installation, in place until March 10. “It’s nice that people appreciate the detail in your work. It’s a way of life to make time to make something, and I like to work a lot,” she continued.
Among the selection on offer in the store are re-editions of the popular wallets she designed for Comme des Garçons in 2014 featuring her artworks.
Other collaborations include one with cult Japanese sneaker label Patrick, with which just 10 pairs of shoes were printed with Mathigot’s crochet designs. There is also a selection of “furoshiki” – traditional Japanese cloth wrappers for gifts made in partnership with Otutumi – and ceramic sculptures made with broken pieces of pottery by Kyoto artisans that she re-formed

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Yang Li RTW Fall 2018

The dates 1987-2087 embroidered on shoes and emblazoned across the chest hinted at a hundred years of Yang Li and looked ominous in the 16th-century Gothic Saint-Merri church. The mood was as dark and punky at this “otherworldly funeral-esque show,” as the London-based designer coined it, and the collection was a backward glance at the life and times of Yang Li since 1987.
As any shrewd heir would, he has sifted through the estate of seasons past for valuables. Backstage passes of seasons past dangled from bags, a collaboration with Austrian performance outdoor gear KTC. His “ghost jackets,” with their detached lining acting as backpack straps, trailed as capelets. The “our aim is wakefulness/our enemy is dreamless sleep” motto — Li has the words tattooed on him — were a nod to summer 2015 and his hookup with Genesis P-orridge. Right down to the pose, the bustier dress of look 24 was a dead-but-evolved ringer for the opening look of his inaugural Parisian show for spring 2014.
But Li wasn’t coasting on past achievements. Tailoring was still a strong suit and raw seams showed his construction work.
His modus operandi remains taking hardworking fabrics and elevating them in layered re-creations that played heavily on seam

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They Are Wearing: Almaty, Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Astana may be Kazakhstan’s capital, but talk to any local and they will point to Almaty as the real deal when it comes to culture and fashion. As the weather gets unexpectedly warm in mid-February, strolling through Arbat Street, a popular pedestrian strip in Almaty’s downtown, becomes much more interesting — Kazakhs, who typically favor black clothing, start adding a pop of color in their daily streetwear. For women, colorful coats help them stand out amid the slushy winter gloom. Some also choose a bright accent, like an orange strip in a navy coat or a peek of Millennial pink under a puffy parka. The men favor a more severe aesthetic, opting for streamlined, buttoned-up silhouette.
And of course, this being a post-Soviet country, fur coats for the older generation remain a common sight. As a representative of a mall said to WWD, “the people like to show off here.”

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H&M Studio Channels Urban Japanese Minimalism

ZEN FASTER: Japan’s minimalist design and quiet grace – hardly what one expects from fast fashion. But that was the setting, and storyline, for H&M Studio’s see-now-buy-now spring 2018 collection, presented at Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs on Wednesday night.
The real runway was the social media highway, though, with some 30 high-impact influencers invited to the show including Leaf Greener, Sira Kante and Olivia Lopez.
The museum’s nave had been transformed into a Japanese restaurant with guests sat at low zashiki tables set on tatami flooring, which also served as the runway.
But it wasn’t entirely zen. Guests scrambled to find the right size of tabi socks; a woman fell down one of the table pits and had to be yanked out.
Taking in the scene, with giant paper lanterns glowing overhead, Alek Wek was living the moment. “I can feel my feet touching the floor, the room is so beautiful. I can’t wait to sit down, because I love practicing yoga,” she said.
The guests eventually settled in to dine on sushi and sake. Actress Naomie Harris held court at a central table. “I’m feeling amazingly zen, I couldn’t be any more zen if I tried,” quipped the actress who is about to

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Kenzo RTW Fall 2018

To present their archive-based Kenzo La Collection Memento No. 3, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim held a dinner party at La Monnaie de Paris. Lavishly themed in ode to Kenzo Takada’s obsession with “Le Douanier” Rousseau, specifically his work “The Dream,” the production was full of greenery and tropicana. The tables were set with a lush, artistic botanical spread — whole pomegranates cracked open, beet lollipops, chicory — everything was edible if you could figure out how to eat it. White-gloved waiters circled the room carrying reproductions of Rousseau’s jungle works.
In between the models wearing multicolored striped knits and skirts, jacket and pants bearing jungle scenes, there were models actually dressed like big potted plants, their leaves and branches grazing guests’ heads as they squeezed through the tables. One female model walked naked, her natural silhouette emphasized by body paint, her hair plaited, as if the women in “The Dream” had emerged from the painting to do a few laps around the room and be immortalized on Instagram.
Different brands have different branding strategies. Leon and Lim’s has long been to create a memorable experience in which the clothes play a supporting role. The lead mementos from Wednesday night’s dinner party

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Designers Apartment Heads to Palais de Tokyo

SUPPORT NETWORK: The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode’s Designers Apartment initiative is getting a burst of new energy this season with a change of venue to the Palais de Tokyo, intended to highlight the industry body’s role as an incubator for young design talent, offering them year-round support and training as well as an all-important showroom during Paris Fashion Week.
Alum of the initiative include Y/Project and Victoria/Tomas, who are both now included on the official show calendar.
“This new space shows a new energy,” said Designers Apartment project manager and brand coach Patricia Lerat. “It’s interesting for the brands to be in a contemporary art space, several of them are artists, so that goes well with the place.”
She continued, “Each of them is very different, and that’s important. We need singular designers with strong identities. But they also benefit from our help on the commercial side.”
The new space, on the top floor of the modern art museum, which plays a central role in Paris Fashion Week each season as the setting for many a show, allows the 13 labels to present a bigger area to show off their creations. Several also staged their presentations within the space.
These included the first

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Inside Bachelor in Paradise’s Tanner and Jade Roper Tolbert’s Life as New Parents

Jade Roper Tolbert and husband Tanner Tolbert are taking new parenthood in stride.

The reality stars, who fell in love on season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise, welcomed their daughter Emerson “Emmy” Avery in August and now reveal to PEOPLE the ways their lives — and marriage — have shifted.

“It changes your priorities in life and makes you think of things a little differently,” says Tolbert, 30. “Watching Jade be a mom has been pretty awesome.”

Adds Roper Tolbert, 31, “I love being a mom. We’ve been enjoying just being new parents and every new thing is so exciting for us. She’s a little treasure.”

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Of their 6-month-old’s most recent milestones, the couple says she has started eating solid foods, rolling over, making consonant sounds and teething. They also took her traveling for the first time in January on a trip to St. Lucia.

“It was awesome, but in hindsight, we probably should’ve brought my mom or someone to babysit so we could have a little bit of alone time because that was tough,” Tolbert says.

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Finding alone time to spend together in general is tough for the two these days, but Tolbert says that luckily his mom moved back to Kansas City, Missouri, and has become their “resident babysitter.”

“If we do date nights, it’s something easy like a movie where we’re gone for a couple hours and then we always just end up talking about her anyway,” Roper Tolbert says as her husband adds, “The first date we went on, we went to a movie and Jade started crying.”

“That was when she was really little,” Roper Tolbert explains. “She was maybe 4 weeks old and the hormones, they get you. Now it’s nice.”

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Roper Tolbert’s next trip will include a visit to see her fellow Bachelor in Paradise alum and best friend Carly Waddell at the end of March so she and Emerson can meet Waddell and husband Evan Bass‘ new baby girl, Isabella Evelyn, whom they welcomed on Feb. 15.

“We’ll get to meet her baby and see if they’re little besties,” she says. “It has been fun being able to relate to her because not a lot of my friends have babies yet.”

As to how Roper Tolbert thinks Waddell will be as a mom, she says, “I know she’ll do great,” adding, “Even what I’ve seen so far, you can already tell she has taken on motherhood so gracefully.”

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Like Waddell and Bass, the Tolberts tied the knot in a televised ceremony in Mexico in February 2016. One day, they plan on sharing the story of how they met with Emerson.

“She’s the first Paradise baby,” Roper Tolbert says. “She has her own little Instagram account and so a lot of it has to do with that. I feel like someday she’s going to want to know, ‘Why are all of these people following me?’ We’ll have to eventually share the story.”

Whether they would let her go on one of The Bachelor franchises like her parents, Tolbert says, “I don’t know if the show will be around that long but if she wanted to, who are we to say no? It’d be pretty hypocritical of us if we told her no.”

“I would like to say, ‘No, I wouldn’t let her go on the show,’ ” Roper Tolbert says. “But also, if that was something she was really interested in doing, then I would support her.”

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Despite their busy new lives as parents, Tolbert is working on getting rid of his “dad bod” with Nutrisystem For Men.

“I didn’t even realize that I had gained some weight during her pregnancy because I never used a scale or anything like that,” he says. “I wear a lot of sweatpants. I started Nutrisystem and lost 16 pounds in six weeks. I’m back to my normal weight and feeling a lot better.”

Plus, their life might get even busier soon, as they both want additional kids. “We’re definitely going to at least try to have some more,” Tolbert says. “We’re debating between three and four right now.”

Roper Tolbert agrees. “He wants that boy so if the next one’s a boy, then we’re probably going to have three.”

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Perry Ellis Signs License for Farah Eyewear

Perry Ellis International has licensed Inspecs Group for men’s ophthalmic glasses and sunglasses under its Farah brand. 
The collection will launch in optical stores, boutique-independent opticians and larger optical retail chains in the fourth quarter. The sunglasses will also be available at Farah’s existing retail partners and department stores.   
Oscar Feldenkreis, PEI’s chief executive officer and president, said the partnership with Inspecs “will combine decades of experience to deliver high-quality, fashionable timeless classics and must-have fashion-forward pieces under our Farah brand.”
Inspecs founder and ceo Robin Totterman said the addition of Farah is “a key building block in our strategy for Inspecs’ strong growth in the coming years. It is clear that Farah is the men’s wear brand to watch, with its massive upward trajectory both via online and brick-and-mortar fashion retailers.”

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