Marie Claire’s Power Issue, A Chic New Brand To Know, On The Town With Alexa Chung & EmRata, And More!

by Freya Drohan
Marie Claire Power Issue

Zoe Kazan, Carey Mulligan and journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey cover Marie Claire’s Power Issue (on stands in print Nov 22).

The industry is indebted to journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey for initiating the #MeToo movement when they exposed the abuse inflicted by Harvey Weinstein on countless women. Now, actresses Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan are playing the duo in a new film, She Said. The quartet are appearing together on the new Power issue of Marie Claire—landing in print on newsstands on November 22. In the accompanying cover story, Kazan said: “It felt really good to be addressing this kind of content from a position of making a change, playing someone making a change, and not helpless. I think most women have had some experience of inappropriate contact, sexual harassment, inappropriate language…I was drawing on my feelings about justice and about the world that I want to create for my daughter. And the feeling of power that comes from using your intelligence to make a difference in the world.” You can read the whole story here.

Marie Claire Power Issue

Marie Claire Power Issue (Lauren Dukoff)

Alexa Chung welcomes CODE8 to NYC

Last night, perennial it girl Alexa Chung co-hosted a soirée at The Nines to celebrate makeup line CODE8’s official launch in the US, alongside its founders Nadine Ayache and Sophia Chikovani. The evening served to unveil the latest campaign, ‘The London Edit,’ with some of the fashion world’s brightest stars in attendance. Among those who turned out in style to support were Emily Ratajkowski, Harley Viera-Newton, Christian Siriano, Leigh Lezark, Elizabeth Sulcer, and more, with Viera-Newton also DJing for the crowd. Mwah!

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Meet Dodiee; a new brand for your radar

Elisa Dahan, former co-chief creative officer of Canadian luxury outerwear brand Mackage, has revealed her new baby: Dodiee. Cleverly combining knitwear and shapewear for a seriously chic line of figure-hugging, flattering, and fashion forward silhouettes, the brand also acts as an homage to Dahan’s mom, Dodiee, who passed away from cancer. As such, all pieces carry the tulip motif, as a nod to Dodiee’s fondness for the flower. Dahan has launched a preview collection to give folks a first look at what’s to come, with a full collection expected for Spring Summer ’23. It’s safe to say that the offering of tailored cable knit co-ords, cut-out body-con knit dresses, and hand-crocheted and cashmere bodysuits is whetting our appetite for now. Prices ranges from $750 – $1,500 and you can find out more here.

Stripe & Stare partners with The Home Edit

B-Corp certified sleep and underwear brand Stripe & Stare is continuing on its expansion in the US. Today, the label announced its partnership with Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin’s The Home Edit. Through the new endeavor, Shearer and Teplin have curated their own shoppable edit of must-haves from the fan-favorite sustainable UK-based brand for the holiday season, as well as tutorials on how to stay organized (sign us up, please!), packing tips, and more lifestyle intel. The partnership comes uon the heel of The Home Edit being acquired by Hello Sunshine earlier this year. As such, all three female-founded businesses came together with the unified mission of supporting women’s stories, empowering entrepreneurs, and bringing you the best of the best. Find out more, here.

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