Condé Nast finally sold Golf Digest this week. Who bought it?
In August 2018, Condé Nast revealed its intention to sell three of its titles: W, Brides, and Golf Digest. The company wanted to have deals in place by the end of 2018, but almost a year after its initial announcement only one of the titles has been sold. Discovery Inc. bought Golf Digest for an undisclosed sum (although sources say it’s $35 million). Discovery is keeping the entire editorial staff, including EIC Jerry Tarde, and will continue to produce monthly print issues.
How old must models be to work for Kering under the company's new age restrictions?
Beginning in 2020 Kering-owned brands — including Gucci, Balenciaga, and Alexander McQueen — will no longer work with models under the age of 18. This includes casting for both runways and advertising. This is the second time Kering has released guidelines for working with models. In 2017 it teamed up with LVMH to create a charter that banned its brands from working with models under the age of 16.
The CFDA is honoring Barbie with the Board of Directors’ Tribute at its 2019 awards ceremony. What major anniversary does the tribute coincide with?
Barbie will receive the Board of Directors’ Tribute award at the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards. The honor, meant to celebrate her influence on American fashion, coincides with the doll’s 60th anniversary. “For the past six decades, Barbie has inspired and been inspired by fashion and creative communities,” said Richard Dickson, president and COO of Mattel. “Barbie has had the great privilege of collaborating with some of the greatest designer of our time and this award is a moment to celebrate her lasting influence.” The CFDA Awards will be held June 3rd at the Brooklyn Museum.
Kylie Jenner filed trademark applications for a new line. What product sector is she getting in to?
Kylie Jenner has filed to trademark two names for an upcoming baby collection. “Kylie Baby” and “Kylie Baby by Kylie Jenner” were filed to cover a range of products that includes “clothing, skin-care, and lifestyle categories” for babies. Essentially, Jenner wants to outfit every aspect of your baby’s life, from what they wear, to the stroller you push them in.
Which American city is the latest to host a Dior exhibit?
This week Dior and the Dallas Museum of Art held a special cocktail party to celebrate the opening of "Dior: From Paris to the World." Kate Bosworth, Zoey Deutch, Kat Graham, Maria Grazia Chiuri, and Hamish Bowles, among others, came out to toast the show, and get a first look at the pieces on display. The exhibit, which originally ran in Denver, opens to the public May 19th.
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