Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Top Fashion News Stories

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How is LVMH honoring Karl Lagerfeld?

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For its annual design competition, in addition to its grand prize LVMH also awards a special prize to a finalist who’s work impresses the contest’s jury. This morning LVMH announced that henceforth, the special prize will be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize. “[Lagerfeld] was involved in the Prize since its launch,” say Delphine Arnault, EVP of Louis Vuitton. “We shall always cherish those precious moments. The Karl Lagerfeld Prize naturally perpetuates the closeness we developed over the years and is a tribute to the man’s unique creative genius, to his ability to turn Paris 
into the fashion capital of the world.”

What is Kim Kardashian's newly renamed shapewear line called?

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After the backlash against its original name earlier this summer, Kim Kardashian has announced her shapewear line will now be called Skims. “My fans and followers are a huge inspiration to me,” she said in a statement. “I’m always listening to their feedback and opinions, and am so grateful they shared their ideas for a new brand name.”

Le Tote bought Lord & Taylor this week. How much did it pay for the heritage retailer?

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Hudson's Bay sold Lord & Taylor for a total of $100 million. Clothing rental subscription company Le Tote has paid $75 million up front, with a “promissory note” for an additional $25 million to be paid in two years. Additionally, Hudson’s Bay is getting a 25 percent stake in Le Tote, and two seats on its board.

Who topped Forbes' new list of highest-paid actresses?

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Between June 1st 2018 and June 1st 2019, Scarlett Johansson earned a whopping $56 million, helping her top the list of the year’s highest-earning actresses. Sofia Vergara, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Kaley Cuoco, Elizabeth Moss, Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron, and Ellen Pompeo rounded out the top-10.

Which fashionable villain is Emma Stone playing in a new film?

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Disney revealed a first look at Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil in the company’s live-action prequel to 101 Dalmatians. Stone was not on stage at Disney’s D23 expo herself to make the reveal, but sent a brief video message from the set. “I’m here on our first day of shooting Cruella,” she said. “It’s 1970 and set in London, and it’s punk rock.” The film, which uncover the backstory of Disney’s most stylist villain, will be released on May 28, 2021.

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