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Karl Lagerfeld to Turn on the Holiday Lights on the Champs-Élysées (WWD)
This year, Karl Lagerfeld will be bringing some holiday cheer to Paris when he switches on the holiday lights on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées! Last year, Chanel ambassador (and the person with whom Lagerfeld swaps cat pics) Lily-Rose Depp did the honors. The ceremony will take place November 22.
Nike Fights Back In Ongoing Gender Discrimination Lawsuit (The Fashion Law)
Nike responded to the gender discrimination lawsuit that has been ongoing since August. The brand is asking that several claims be dismissed, as well as “asking the court to refrain from certifying the potential class action,” which would prevent other women from joining. Seven women are currently involved in the lawsuit.
Zara’s Massive Global Online Expansion (Business of Fashion)
Zara just made a huge digital push, making online shopping available in 106 new countries. This brings the retailers online shopping reach up to 202 countries around the globe. That’s a lot of fast fashion!
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Boss Teams Up With Jeremyville for a Holiday Collection
Boss is celebrating the holidays with a collaboration with artist Jeremyville! The collection is available now in-store and online. New York fans have the chance to meet Jeremyville at an event at Boss’ Soho location November 10. Cute!
Net-a-Porter Fêtes the Launch of Aerin x Johanna Ortiz Lipstick With a Private Dinner
Aerin Lauder, Net-a-Porter, and Johanna Ortiz hosted an intimate dinner at Lauder’s home on the Upper East Side to celebrate the launch of Aerin x Johanna Ortiz lipstick. The collection, which is available exclusively on Net-a-Porter and Aerin.com, features three shades which come in a matching cosmetics case.
Brooke Shields, Spike Lee, and Kiera Chaplin Toast Film History
Last night, the Cinema Society toasted movies through the ages, showing a triple bill that included City Lights, Pretty Baby, and BlacKkKlansman. Stars with connections to the films — including Brooke Shields (who starred in Pretty Baby in the ’70s), Spike Lee (director of BlacKkKlansman), and Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter Keira were on hand to present the films, and celebrate the opening of CMX CineBistro.