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

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Which distinguished fashion journalist is penning Kate Spade's biography?

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Vanessa Friedman, chief fashion critic for the New York Times, is writing a biography of the late Kate Spade for Random House. Friedman was the first to get an interview with Andy Spade, Kate’s widower, in the wake of her death last year. Sources are saying Andy has attempted to “influence” the book, but no one has specifically said how.

Which of the following supermodels was NOT on Peter Lindbergh's iconic cover for the January 1990 issue of British Vogue?

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Legendary fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh passed away yesterday at the age of 74. The news was announced on his official Instagram account. Lindbergh shot for Vogue as far back as the 1970s, but he exploded into prominence in the late ’80s for his photographs of the supers. Particularly, his January ’90 cover of British Vogue, which featured Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz, Christy Turlington, and Cindy Crawford and is considered the kick-off to the era of the supermodel.

Who won the 2019 LVMH Prize?

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Thebe Magugu, a South African designer based in Johannesburg, has won the 2019 LVMH Prize. Meanwhile, Hed Mayner, an Israeli designer based in Tel Aviv, won the recently renamed Karl Lagerfeld Prize. Magugu and Mayner will receive €300,000 ($330,555) and €150,000 ($165,277), respectively. They will also receive a year of mentorship from top LVMH team members. Congrats!

What do Céline Dion, Keanu Reeves, and Billy Porter all have in common?

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Céline Dion! Keanu Reeves! Billy Porter! Vanity Fair‘s annual best-dressed list is finally here, and it. Is. On. Point. Being a true celebration of fashion, the list doesn’t rank anyone. Rather, the eclectic group of honorees are organized by categories like “The Virtuosos,” “The Classics,” and “The Ensembles” — which features stylish couples like Rick Owens and Michele Lamy, the Beckhams, and Gigi and Bella Hadid.

Which car company is Maria Cornejo teaming up with for a collection?

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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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