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Rodarte Collaborates on Size-Inclusive Collection (Vogue)
Rodarte just dropped a capsule collection with Universal Standard that ranges in size from 00 to 40. The line features four pieces — a blouse, a skirt, a dress, and a jumpsuit — ranging in price from $150 to $240. “We had already been excited about what [Universal Standard] were doing, and so when they reached out to us it was just an amazing creative moment,” Kate Mulleavy told Vogue. “I instantly felt when we all spoke on the phone that there was a creative spark, and that we wanted to come together and do something really incredible.” The collection is available online now.
Amazon, Nike, and Ulta Among Most Popular Shopping Destinations for Teens (CNBC)
8,000 teens were surveyed by Piper Jaffray on their spending habits. The survey found that teens spend about $2,600 annually on food and clothes, with most of their shopping being done online. Half said that Amazon was their preferred shopping website. Ulta was the number one beauty retailer, although Glossier cracked the top 10. Meanwhile Nike was the top apparel brand.
Lush UK Bids Adieu to Social Media (The Cut)
Lush UK posted a farewell message on its social media accounts today. “We are tired of fighting with algorithms, and we do not want to pay to appear in your newsfeed,” it explained. “So we’ve decided it’s time to bid farewell to some of our social channels and open up the conversation between you and us instead.” The company will continue to respond to comments and messages for the next week, but encouraged customers to contact customer service via email, phone, and its website.
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Brooks Brothers to Stage Fashion Show in Tokyo Next Month
To commemorate its 40th anniversary in Japan, Brooks Brothers will hold a special fashion show in Tokyo for the first time. The event will showcase the Fall 2019 collections for men and women. “We are proud of our long and successful history in Japan,” said Claudio Del Vecchio, chairman and CEO of Brooks Brothers, “I’m honored to be celebrating this momentous occasion in a country that I so appreciate for its dynamic blend of culture, traditions and innovation.” The show will take place May 23.
Van Cleef & Arpels Celebrates the New York Academy of Arts’ 24th Annual Tribeca Ball
On Monday artist and Dior collaborator KAWS was honored at the New York Academy of Arts’ Tribeca Ball. The event was presented by Van Cleef & Arpels, and hosted by Swizz Beatz, Helen King, and Per Skarstedt. Guests like Naomi Watts, Brooke Shields, Liev Schreiber, Helena Christensen, Donna Karan, and Coco Rocha sipped Champagne Bollinger and took in five floors of one-night only exhibitions and interactive installations.
Lalique Held a Swanky Presentation in Tribeca
Lalique North America recently hosted a lifestyle presentation at the Tribeca Penthouse at The Greenwich Hotel, showcasing new releases along with iconic classics from across the six pillars. Inspired by the recent presentation at La Pagoda in Paris, the presentation offered an exploratory journey to discover Lalique.