Which major beauty brand has Chiara Ferragni partnered with for a capsule collection?
At a beauty event in February, Chiara Ferragni hinted that she would drop her own beauty product this year. Well, now all has been revealed: Ferragni has a capsule collection with Lancôme. The collaboration features lipstick, lipgloss, mascara, and an eyeshadow palette. It is available for pre-order online now.
Which shoe designer is being honored by the Couture Council this year?
The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT will give Christian Louboutin the Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion. He was chosen by an advisory committee which includes Glenda Bailey, Hamish Bowles, and Suzy Menkes, among others. “To be recognized by The Museum at FIT’s esteemed Couture Council is a great honor,” Louboutin said.
Which outdoor brand is in hot water with Wikipedia for altering images on the website in order to gain free advertising?
The advertising agency Leo Burnett Tailor Made came up with a way to get its client, The North Face, at the top of Google image searches without paying a cent: by editing Wikipedia. The agency went to the Wiki pages of national parks and swapped out images for ones featuring people at said park clearly wearing North Face gear. Wikipedia has since removed all of the images, and The North Face has apologized.
What is the name of Marc Jacobs' new brand?
This week Marc Jacobs launched a new line, The Marc Jacobs. And yes, it is named after his personal Instagram handle. The new brand features re-issues of several archival pieces from his long career, and includes collaborations with Peanuts and New York Magazine. “We wanted to do something that is unlike the runway collections we are doing, in that it is more ‘item-y,'” he said. “The items are things that you could put together to create your look.”
Gucci presented its Resort 2020 collection, which included an organ embroidered on to a dress. What organ was it?
Gucci presented its latest collection at Rome’s Capitoline Museums. On the offset it seemed like business as usual for the brand — the maximalist ensembles featured a blend of vintage-inspired details. But Alessandro Michele also found space for a series of political messages throughout his clothes. A dress featured an embroidered uterus and ovaries on it; a jacket had the words “My Body, My Choice” on its back; and another piece featured the date “22.05.1978,” which according to Vogue Runway is the day a law protecting legal abortion went into effect in Italy.
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