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  • Kristen Heinzinger | August 3, 2015

    Encore, Encore! Have You Devoured The Latest Daily Media?

    A brief media moves recap is the only way to kick off a new week, so here’s your quick rundown on the moves to discuss from Friday’s installment of The Daily Media. First up: What Giorgio Armani VP has moved to Calvin Klein? Who got promoted at Emilio Pucci? What top chef got hired by Town & Country? Plus!

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 3, 2015

    Alexander Wang Reportedly In Talks With Growth Equity Firm General Atlantic

    After the announcement of Alexander Wang‘s impending departure from his role as creative director of Balenciaga, it has been reported that Wang’s eponymous brand has already been in talks with the New York-based equity firm, General Atlantic, according to WWD. General Atlantic’s portfolio of companies include Tory Burch, Gilt Groupe, Too Faced, Airbnb, Vox Media,

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | August 3, 2015

    Yahoo’s Plan to Acquire Polyvore

    Yahoo! Inc. announced Friday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Polyvore, a leading social shopping site, in hopes that it will help grow its consumer and advertiser offerings. Polyvore allows its users to put together sets of clothing, accessories, and lifestyle goods in collage-form, and to give and get styling ideas from other users. The

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  • Sydney Sadick | August 3, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Estee Lauder Launches Joan Smalls Lipstick Collab, Wang Takes On London

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits…  Joan Smalls On Her 12 New Lipsticks For Estée Lauder The mod gives the scoop on today’s launch of her 12 vibrant shades of matte lipsticks developed with the cosmetics brand. Alexander Wang Opens His First European Flagship

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Departure Confirmed By Kering

    French luxury conglomerate Kering confirmed today that Alexander Wang will indeed be leaving his role as creative director of Balenciaga after much speculation in the industry in recent days. It was assumed, among other reasons, that Wang would be leaving the brand to focus on his own eponymous label, which does about $100 million in sales

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 31, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: A First Look at the Jenner Sisters’ Shoe Line, Cosmo ‘Covers Up’ on Newsstands

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… A First Look at the Jenner Sisters’ Shoe Line  The latest sister act, Kendall + Kylie, debuts with a spring collection, and they’re giving us a preview of the fabulous footwear. Cosmo ‘Covers Up’ on Newsstands  Who is the surprising driving force behind the decision? Paper Towns Author has Got

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    Vionnet Debuts Fall 2015 Ad Campaign Featuring Anna Cleveland

    Vionnet debuted their fall 2015 ad campaign and it is stunning. The campaign featured model Anna Cleveland in various elegant and dramatic dance poses, a specialty of the tall languid beauty who has a flair for theatrics. Cleveland’s figure lends itself nicely to Vionnet’s lengthy, grecian-inspired clothes, especially her mile-long legs, which are exposed in

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 31, 2015

    SoulCycle Files To Go Public

    SoulCycle mania might soon be spreading nationwide and overseas. The cult spin class has been a phenomenon since it was founded in 2006 by Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler. According to the Wall Street Journal, SoulCycle filed Thursday to raise $100 million in an initial IPO. The company currently has 46 locations, the majority of them in

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    Is There a Future for Band of Outsiders After All?

    L.A.-based Band of Outsiders was up for auction yesterday morning, but bidders walked away empty handed. The intellectual property and inventory will remain under the Belgian fashion fund that put on the sale, CLCC SA, according to WWD. Although multiple bids were made, none were sufficient to cover the brand’s enormous debt—$2.5 million. But there’s a

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 30, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting, Gap Brings Back Models

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… Christie Brinkley’s Son Is Getting Into Acting Christie Brinkley‘s son just signed with the same management agency that reps Jared Leto and Emma Watson. Gap Brings Back Models Mods like Caroline Trentini, Andreea Diaconu, Karolin Wolter, Liu Wen, Aya Jones, and Angel

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Sebastian Faena Unveils Short Film ‘Those Wrecked By Success’ With Gigi Hadid

    Photographer Sebastian Faena, who is also a filmmaker, has debuted his short film Those Wrecked By Success starring supermodel Gigi Hadid. The film takes place in Los Angeles and centers around the story of a young actress the day after winning an Oscar. The film captures the malaise of everyday life after a momentous, life-changing evening.

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 30, 2015

    Chloé Debuts Fall 2015 Ad Campaign With Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger

    Chloé debuted their fall 2015 ad campaign featuring Anja Rubik and Julia Stenger strolling around the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris in the French brand’s signature flowy dresses. The campaign this season was meant to be a tribute to friendship in honor of Chloé’s history in which, founder Gabrielle Aghion, borrowed money from a friend to launch what was

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    Alexander Wang To Reportedly Exit Balenciaga

    Alexander Wang is said to be parting ways with Balenciaga. Kering and Wang will likely not be renewing their contracts according to WWD. Wang was appointed creative director of Balenciaga in December 2012, after former creative director Nicolas Ghesquière left the company. Upon leaving Balenciaga, Ghesquière was embroiled in a lawsuit with the luxury brand after making disparaging

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Hermès Talks Back: The Birkin Bag Blowup Continues…

    After yesterday’s noisy reaction to PETA’s statement on the Birkin bag and croc farming (and Jane Birkin’s feelings about being tied to the luxury item), Hermès has finally responded to Birkin’s request: “Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 29, 2015

    PORTER Magazine Names Alex White Fashion Director-At-Large

    PORTER magazine has named Alex White their fashion director-at-large. The British-born, New York-based uber stylist will be producing fashion shoots from the U.S. for the bi-monthly glossy. White is one of the most influential stylists in the industry, having worked on some of the most iconic fashion stories. She is widely known for her work as the fashion

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    Andreja Pejic’s Latest Project

    Andreja Pejic is still on fire. The model appears in a four-page feature in Love Magazine’s “Love 14 The Talent’s Autumn/Winter 2015” issue. The spreads were shot by Solve Sundsbo in London and styled by editor in chief Katie Grand. Jack Sunnucks interviewed Andreja about the power and meaning behind opening a magazine and seeing yourself. “I

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 29, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Cindy Crawford’s Show About the ’80s Modeling Feud, Kendall Gets Cute in Estee Lauder Commerical

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… Cindy Crawford’s Show About the ’80s Modeling Feud Crawford is the force behind NBC’s show about the historic war between Ford and Elite management co’s… word is that Crawford’s daughter might be making her acting debut Kendall Gets Cute in Estée Lauder Commercial  The Jenner twin stars in a spoof ad within

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 28, 2015

    Is It The End of The Birkin Bag?

    Jane Birkin, British model and singer, and the muse for Hermès’ top-selling Birkin bag, wants little to do with the classic luxury item. After reading a brief by PETA about crocodile abuse, Birkin has requested that her name be removed from the bag, according to a statement from the animal rights organization. The exposé highlighted crocodile and alligator farming

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  • Paige Reddinger | July 28, 2015

    Emilio Pucci Appoints Mauro Grimaldi As The Brand’s New CEO

    Emilio Pucci has appointed Mauro Grimaldi as the luxury brand’s new CEO. Grimaldi, who will start his new role in September, is currently the vice president of sales, marketing, and communications at Elie Saab. He has previously held roles at Valentino and Salvatore Ferragamo. After the departure of creative director Peter Dundas, who left to

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | July 28, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: All Transgender Modeling Agency Coming to LA, Saint Laurent Returns to Couture

    Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits… All Transgender Modeling Agency Coming to LA  Move over, Andreja Pejic! The new agency will be headed up by five transgender women Saint Laurent Returns to Couture  The design house debuts an even-more-couture “Yves Saint Laurent”

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