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Goop Hires Former Condé Nast-er as Creative Director (WWD)
Is Gwyneth Paltrow stepping down at Goop? Not exactly. But she has just hired Devin Pedzwater as the brand’s new creative director, a role that she previously oversaw. Pedzwater comes from Condé Nast, where he was working on Vanity Fair Italia. He’s also held positions at Sports Illustrated and Condé Nast Traveler. “Even though it’s only a decade old, Goop’s creative identity is akin to a legacy brand: it’s visceral, aspirational and elegant,” he told WWD. “I’m excited to help protect and build upon that as we enter the next phase of the business.”
Dsquared2 and Mert & Marcus Team Up on Capsule Collection (British Vogue)
Photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott have collaborated on a capsule collection for the first time with Dsquared2. Titled Mert and Marcus 1994 x Dsquared2, the collection is still rather secretive, but it is said to be inspired by the ’90s, and the Berlin underground, featuring Mert and Marcus’ archival imagery.
Dazed Beauty Entertainment Editor Aquaria Made a Holiday-Themed Makeup Tutorial (Dazed Beauty)
Need some holiday beauty inspiration? Aquaria has the perfect inspiration: the Virgin Mary! “This isn’t an exact replication of the Virgin Mary’s makeup,” she jokes in her new tutorial. “I don’t remember what products she used.” Even for those who don’t want to go all-out this season, Aquaria’s tutorial has some amazing ideas for eye and lip looks.
Irina Shayk Is the New Face of Marc Jacobs Beauty
Irina Shayk has joined Lila Moss in representing Marc Jacobs Beauty. The model will represent the brand at Sephora in Russia in 2019. See a first look from her David Simms-lensed campaign below:
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Filmmaker Harmony Korine Photographed Gucci’s New Lookbook (Fashionista)
Harmony Korine, the writer and director behind films like Spring Breakers and Kids, brought his trademark realism when shooting Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2019 lookbook. The 106-page series features models eating snacks and being bombarded with photographers. As for the collection, Alessandro Michele was really into floral prints, stars, and pears this season.
(All images courtesy of Gucci)