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

by Charles Manning

Women Management took legal action this week against which rival agency?

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Sixteen model managers and 55 models have left Women for Elite Model Management NYC since March. Women filed an “emergency action” in New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday in an attempt to put a stop to what they are calling a “conspiracy designed to destroy one of the top modeling agencies in the world by unlawfully raiding its employees and models.” Taken as a whole, the models who have left — including Alexina Graham, Anna Ewers, Behati Prinsloo, Giedre Dukauskaite, and Alana Zimmer — represent over $22 million in annual bookings.

Which designer resigned from their namesake label this week?

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Rebecca Taylor and her namesake company, which she founded in 1996, have decided to part ways. Taylor moved to Paris with her family a year ago and had been working remotely. “After much soul-searching, I have decided I will not be resuming my position as creative director of Rebecca Taylor,” said Taylor.

Which department store announced that they will be launching a new clothing subscriptions service?

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My List at Bloomingdale’s is set to go live in mid-September with a fall ready-to-wear assortment of women’s styles from more than 60 brands, with more than 100 exclusive pieces. For $149 per month, subscribers will be able to pick from brands like Ramy Brook for dresses, J Brand for denim, Mackage for outerwear, and Aqua, Bloomingdale’s private brand, for cashmere.

What is the buzziest fashion brand in the world according to Lyst?

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Gucci has once again topped Lyst’s quarterly index of the hottest fashion brands following their 20% revenue growth, and Alessandro Michele’s co-chairing of this year’s Met Gala. Joining Gucci at the top of the Q2 2019 heap are Off-White, which held the top spot in Q1, Balenciaga, Valentino, and Prada.

Valentina Sampaio made history this week as the first openly transgender model to do what?

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Brazilian model and actress Valentina Sampaio made history this weekend as the first openly transgender model to shoot for Victoria’s Secret, posting behind-the-scenes pics and videos from her new shoot for VS Pink on her Instagram account.

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