Inside the 2019 Fashion Media Awards, Chanel Postpones Its Cruise 2020 Show

by Aria Darcella
Fashion Media Awards

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The Fashion Media Awards Were a Lavish Start to Fashion Week
Last night, The Daily Front Row celebrated its 7th annual Fashion Media Awards at the iconic Rainbow Room in New York. Host Graham Norton had honorees like Zendaya, Kate Moss, and Halima Aden laughing, while presenters including Tommy Hilfiger, Yara Shahidi, and Adut Akech gave moving tributes to their friends.

Guests took in stunning views of the Manhattan skyline during cocktail hour while sipping mixed drinks by Casamigos and Two Chicks, wine from Whispering Angel, and water from FIJI Water. Afterwards, everyone headed to Up & Down for an afterparty, which featured performances by Shaun Ross and Saint Jhn. Stay tuned to The Daily today for exclusive inside access to last night’s event.

Chanel to Postpone Hong Kong Show (Business of Fashion)
Due to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, Chanel is postponing its Cruise 2020 event in the city. The show was originally supposed to take place November 6, but will now be held at a “later and more appropriate moment.” Chanel’s Cruise 2020 collection was originally presented in Paris in May. It was creative director Virginie Viard’s first solo show since the passing of Karl Lagerfeld.

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Chanel Cruise 2020 (Chanel)

H&M Will No Longer Source Leather From Brazil in Response to Fires in the Amazon (WWD)
“Due to the severe fires in the Brazilian part of the Amazon rainforest, and the connections to cattle production, we have decided to place a temporary ban on leather from Brazil,” H&M said in a statement. “The ban will be active until there are credible assurance systems in place to verify that the leather does not contribute to environmental harm in the Amazon.”

 

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Maria Cornejo Partners With Hyundai for Sustainability Initiative
Zero + Maria Cornejo will debut a 15-piece capsule collection this fashion week made with up-cycled Hyundai Motor car seat waste. The collaboration is part of Hyundai’s Re:Style, an effort to push sustainability forward and to engage with customers who value ethical consumption. “The whole idea is to do something creative with things that have had a life before,” says Cornejo. “It’s about making something new and re-imagining things. Re-create, re-imagine, re-cycle. How do we get creative with less?” Cornejo and Hyundai have also created a series of limited-edition t-shirts.

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