Cardi B Shares Reunion with Offset After His Arrest for Gun Possession: ‘Home’

Husband and wife have been reunited.

Offset returned home to Cardi B just one day after his arrest for gun and drug possession in Clayton County, Georgia. His arrest came just 10 days after he and Cardi B welcomed their first child together, daughter Kulture Kiari.

The new mother, 25, shared a Boomerang of herself and Offset, né Kiari Kendrell Cephus, on her Instagram Story on Saturday after his arraignment.

“Home,” she wrote in the caption as she sat on a chair and he stood over her in just a pair of yellow pants.

In another post, the “Be Careful” rapper set the record straight when it came to details of her husband’s arrest.

“For the record Offset is NOT ON PROBATION,” she wrote with an unamused emoji and an eye-rolling emoji.

The 26-year-old musician, who is a convicted felon, was pulled over in his 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera in Jonesboro, Georgia, on Friday. Officers spotted him performing an improper lane change, according to a police statement obtained by PEOPLE.

RELATED: Offset Is ‘Very Concerned’ About Cardi B and Their New Baby After His Arrest, Says Lawyer

As officers approached his vehicle, they allegedly detected the smell of marijuana and proceeded to conduct a search. They found three handguns, less than an ounce of marijuana and more than $ 107,000 in cash.

Offset was charged with possession of marijuana (less than an ounce), possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime and an improper lane change.

He was held at the Clayton County Jail on bond, which has been posted, his lawyer Drew Findling told PEOPLE.

Findling said the rapper’s main priority was his wife and their newborn daughter.

RELATED: Cardi B’s Husband Offset Arrested for Gun Possession 10 Days After Birth of Their Daughter: Report

He is concerned, very concerned, about ,” he said. “Of course his new baby is his top priority as well as his other children.”

Findling also said the Migos rapper was not guilty of any crime.

“He did not commit any traffic offense and he certainly was not in possession of any weapons,” Findling told PEOPLE. “This was an improper arrest and I believe in his innocence.”

The attorney added: “ holding up as best he can considering the circumstances and knows he has not broken any laws. He is going to have his day in court.”

RELATED VIDEO: Cardi B and Offset Cozy Up as They Hit the Doctor’s Office with Baby Kulture: ‘Mom & Dad’

Offset’s arrest follows a couple of big weeks for him. On June 25, Cardi B confirmed that she and Offset secretly tied the knot this past September, tweeting, “Well now since you lil f—s know at least ya can stop saying I had a baby out of wedlock.” Two weeks later, on July 10, daughter Kulture was born.

She’s the first child for Cardi B and the fourth for Offset. He has three children from previous relationships: sons Jordan and Kody and daughter Kalea Marie.

Just five days ago, Offset was seen cuddling with Cardi B, born Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, during a doctor’s visit for Kulture.


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Cabi, The Giving Keys Partner to Do Good

Women’s social selling retailer Cabi has found a new way to support its Heart of Cabi Foundation to help others.
Cabi’s foundation has existed since 2005, but this year the retailer partnered with inspirational jewelry brand The Giving Keys to collaborate on a design for Cabi’s fall collection.
Called the Tribute Necklace, it features a golden key inscribed with the word “Better” and a silver key inscribed with the word “Together.” The keys are meant to symbolize the power of community and in-person experiences that unite women. Each key sits on its own chain, and the two can be worn together or separately.
The necklace will be shown on the retailer’s site beginning on Saturday, but won’t be available for purchase until Aug. 1. Buyers can reach out to their Cabi stylist to purchase the $ 89 necklace. A portion from each sale will go to Cabi’s foundation so it can be invested in women’s causes around the globe.
So far, the foundation has distributed $ 50 million in apparel to women in communities affected by natural disasters, and has funded 12,800 small business loans to women across 62 developing countries to enable them to work their way out of poverty.
Lynne Coté, chief executive officer of

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‘Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color’ to Debut at the Museum at FIT This Fall

MORE THAN PRETTY IN PINK: The Museum at FIT will be giving visitors a lot to consider with this fall’s opening of “Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color.”
In what museum officials described as being called “the most divisive of colors,” the shade will be explored from the 18th century through today.
Many now associate the color with last year’s Women’s March, where thousands took to the streets wearing pink pussy hats. While that association might conjure up a feeling of empowerment for some, others link it to plastic dolls, young girls, ballerinas, princess costumes and ultra-femininity. The pink-for-girls and blue-for-boys stereotype settled into the American psyche in the mid-20th century. The premise of the show, which bows Sept. 7 and runs through Jan. 5, is to correct misconceptions and encourage attendees to question cliches. The whole experience is meant to be a reminder that, “’It is society that “makes” color, defines it, gives it meaning’ — to quote the great color historian Michel Pastoureau,” according to the show notes.
About 80 ensembles will be divided into two sections with the first area addressing the “Pretty in Pink” phenomena with 35 classic examples. To highlight the feminization of the color,

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WWD LIST: H&M, Macy’s Garner Top Spots in Consumer Fashion Brand Searches

When consumers search for fashion brands in the U.S., Macy’s Inc. is number one, according to the latest data compiled by search-engine marketing solutions provider SEMrush, which said H&M was tops in global average monthly searches.
“On average, Macy’s is the subject of more than 11 million Google searches per month worldwide,” researchers at the firm said, adding that its ranking of Internet users’ “favorite fashion brands” is based on Google searches that were done in the U.S. between June 2017 and June 2018.
See related story: Online Consumer Data Reveal ‘White Dress’ As Most Searched
Macy’s top pole position was followed by Nordstrom Inc. with 6.1 million searches. Gap Inc.’s Old Navy site came in third. Globally, Macy’s ranked ninth in most-searched fashion brand. Taking the number-one spot in global searches was H&M with 30 million Google searches followed by Zara with 24.9 million and Zalando in third with 20.4 million.
Global Average Monthly Searches
1) H&M – 30.4 million
2) Zara – 24.9 million
3) Zalando – 20.4 million
4) Asos – 16.6 million
5) Nike – 16.6 million
6) Adidas – 16.6 million
7) Macy’s – 13.6 million
8) Forever 21 – 9.14 million
9) Next – 7.48 million
10) Nordstrom – 7.48 million
U.S. Average Monthly Searches
1) Macy’s – 11.1 million
2) Nordstrom – 6.12 million
3) Old Navy – 6.12 million
4) Forever 21

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11 People Dead After a Duck Boat Capsized During a Severe Thunderstorm on Missouri Lake

Eleven people, including children, have died and a number of passengers remain missing after a duck boat capsized during a thunderstorm that ravaged Table Rock Lake in Missouri on Thursday.

About 31 people were on a Ride the Ducks boat in the Ozarks when strong winds caused it to capsize, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said in a press conference broadcast by KY3.

Rader said seven people were transported to the hospital with injuries and added that the recovery and rescue mission would continue throughout the night with teams of divers. It is not clear how many people remain missing.

He said he believed the boat turned over and sunk due to the stormy weather at about 8 p.m. ET with the thunderstorm winds as high as 60 mph, according to NBC News. The duck boat remains at the bottom of the lake.

Rader added that an off-duty sheriff’s deputy was on the boat and helped rescue people.

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The Table Rock Lake Twitter page tweeted it was “aware of a major incident that happened tonight” at the lake “and ask that you pray for those involved as well as law enforcement/first responders.”

In a video captured and shared on Facebook by Jeanie Phillips-Hudson Carr, two duck boats are seen struggling to reach land while a thunderstorm raged on.

One duck boat is seen gaining speed in the lake as it appears to make headway toward land, while the other remains left behind and struggling to remain upright against ferocious winds.

Toward the end of the video, the second boat is seen slowly turning on its side and sinking into the water as shocked bystanders watch from the Branson Belle, a showboat that helped rescue people, according to the Springfield News-Leader.

In a second video posted by Phillips-Hudson Carr, workers on the showboat can be heard desperately calling for rope and help to try to rescue the stricken amphibious boat.

“We are at Branson and on the showboat! A storm came in as we got on and there was 2 ducks that you ride out there and 1 went under. Not sure if everyone on it is ok,” Phillips-Hudson Carr wrote.

In audio obtained by the News-Leader, a dispatcher tells first responders people aboard the Branson Belle were pulling victims out of the water.

“We have a report of a duck that has sank completely,” the dispatcher said. “They have lost sight of it. About 10 people have surfaced, but there were about 20 people on board.”

“They are attempting to pull people out on the Belle and the surrounding dock,” the dispatcher continued. “We have CPR in progress on one. One more they can see, face down in the water. They’re trying to get to at this time.”

A first responder could be heard telling the dispatcher, “Copy that. If you would, go ahead and notify Mercy. Tell’ em to send every truck they’ve got.”

The duck boat was part of Ride the Duck in Branson, Missouri, a fleet which was bought last year by Ripley Entertainment, the company that owns Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

Suzanne Smagala-Potts, a spokeswoman for the company tells PEOPLE they are aware of the situation.

“Number one, our priority is the families and employees, and that’s what we’re focusing on. We are in contact with authorities but we do not have enough information at this time to confirm anything,” Smagala-Potts says.

According to the company’s website, Ride the Ducks is a guided amphibious tour for both land and water that lasts 70 minutes.


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Chinatown Market Collaborates With Good Charlotte

Chinatown Market has jumped into the musician merchandise category.
The Los Angeles-based streetwear brand also runs a consulting agency and has done merchandise work for Warner Music Group and Live Nation, but this is the first time it is lending the Chinatown Market name and logo to product.
Mike Cherman, founder of Chinatown Market, said he was good friends with Josh Madden, brother to Good Charlotte’s Joel and Benji Madden, and after finding out Joel was a fan of the brand, they decided to team up.
“Growing up I was a fan of Good Charlotte,” Cherman said. “And eventually we were at a dinner and just said we have to do this. It was good to work on something this scale, and it’s something to be said for Good Charlotte. They did a BAPE collaboration and now we are reintroducing them on a whole different platform.”
The first drop from the collection includes a T-shirt, hoodie and stickers that retail in different packages ranging from $ 10 to $ 105. They are available to purchase on Good Charlotte’s web site. Good Charlotte will release its seventh studio album, “Generation Rx,” on Sept. 14 and will go on a North American tour this fall. Cherman said this will

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Watch brand Leonard & Church on Canine Fashion

DOGS ON THE MIND: Former “Teen Wolf” star Arden Cho, who cofounded watch brand start-up Leonard & Church, has a thing about collars and leashes. That’s due to her being dog mom to four-year-old Chewy, a Pekingese-Shih Tzu mix.
In addition to being a spoiled canine who eats home-cooked meals, Chewy has access to a leather line for canines from Cho’s company. Collars are $ 65 and leashes $ 75. News of the line was sent to all Leonard & Church e-mail subscribers on Thursday. According to Cho in the e-mail, the company spent more than a year designing and creating the line, and partnered with an experienced manufacturer who creates luxury leather accessories for dogs and humans, including $ 1,000 handbags.
“We wanted to create beautiful, high-quality accessories at a fair price for dog lovers around the world. A focus on the details. Honestly priced. Accessible luxury. It’s why we started Leonard & Church in the first place,” Cho wrote.
The watch start-up, with cofounders Jeffrey Leung and Christopher Chon, was the highest-funded watch campaign in Kickstarter history back in October 2015, raising backers from 60-plus countries. According to Chon, the company’s watches are priced between $ 95 and $ 145, and are comparable in quality to brands

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Vogue for Milano Marks 10th Anniversary

MILAN — Milan’s leg of international Vogue Fashion’s Night Out event is marking its 10th anniversary.
After revamping its format last year under the new Vogue for Milano moniker, the second edition under the supervision of Emanuele Farneti, editor in chief of Italian Vogue, will further strengthen its bond with the city. The event is scheduled for Sept. 13, ahead of the city’s fashion week kicking off on Sept. 18.
“Let’s be honest, Milan Fashion Week should restate its centrality among other [fashion] capitals and it’s important to probe the atmosphere one week before [fashion week kicks off],” said Farneti during a press conference held at the Palazzo Morando venue on Thursday.
“September will be packed with events and activities under the Milano XL [project]. The Vogue for Milano night is an auspicious anticipation of what to come in the rest of the month,” echoed Cristina Tajani, Milan’s fashion and design city councilor.
Along with late-night store openings and brands offering limited-edition items to be sold exclusively during that night, the number of events promoted by Vogue Italia is aimed at spotlighting fashion in a broader, cultural sense.
To this end, brands in the Golden Triangle luxury shopping district will open their flagships offering a

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Romeo Hunte Men’s Spring 2019

Romeo Hunte didn’t make any friends in his men’s runway debut in New York. His choice of a site away from the other venues and the complete chaos in the lobby of the Dream Downtown Hotel with hundreds of people attempting to access elevators to get to the rooftop site was bad enough. The fact that his team couldn’t get its act together to start his show until nearly an hour after it was planned had everyone eyeing the exits before the first look came out.
Once the show finally started, it was clear that Hunte had an underwater sports adventure as his overriding theme. He used neoprene from diving wetsuits that he reimagined as performance vests in bright colors and cropped jackets with exaggerated necklines.

Camo prints in cargo pants and bombers and the use of safety orange enhanced the streetwear flair. But while the line showed some promise, there were several missteps, including poorly executed tailoring and some unfortunate sequined embellished sweatshirts. But apart from that, the collection was youthful and carefree.

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All the Times Fast Food Brands Clapped Back at Their Haters on Twitter

Oooh, burn!

In recent years, Twitter has become a major marketing tool for all brands, but it’s also become a great way for fast food joints to clap back at their haters (and their competition).

While Wendy’s quickly gained a reputation for having the sassiest Twitter on the block, especially because of their ongoing feud with McDonald’s over fresh versus frozen beef, other brands took notice and began dishing out their own snarky tweets in response to customer questions, celebrity news, or other brands’ promotions.

Read on for some of the best zingers from the fast food giants.

Taco Bell

While Taco Bell doesn’t typically engage in social media fights, the brand has had a few standout moments from their own Twitter account, including their correction of a grammar error in one of White Castle’s tweets to Chrissy Teigen. The taco joint also fired back at Old Spice when the deodorant company accused the fast food chain of false advertising.

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DiGiorno

Frozen pizza company DiGiorno also joined in on the fun, inciting a pizza war with Papa John’s. The frozen pizza chain mocked Papa John’s slogan “Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.” when they tweeted a declining graph meant to represent Papa John’s sales above a tweet that read, “Better Pizza. Better Sales.” The company also briefly changed their bio to the new slogan to spite Papa John’s.

RELATED: Of Course Chrissy Teigen’s Birth Announcement Turned Into a Twitter Feud About Pizza

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Burger King

Aside from their epic promposal to Wendy’s on a marquee sign outside of one of their restaurants, Burger King has also thrown shade at the company on social media. First, the chain used social media to promote their spicy chicken nuggets, a menu item that Wendy’s had previously discontinued, leaving the Twitter-verse in an outrage. The brand found people’s old tweets asking where Wendy’s spicy nuggets went and used them as advertising for their own spicy nugget addition to their menu.

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Then, Burger King promoted a 5 for $ 4 deal just days after Wendy’s announced their 4 for $ 4 deal. Even though they didn’t mention the square-burger chain in their tweet directly, Twitter users were quick to notice the shade in their tweet which read, “Because 5 is better than 4.”

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However, Wendy’s never goes down without a fight, so when a Twitter user, who has since switched their account to private, asked what Wendy’s had in response to the deal, they responded with two simple words: “edible food.”

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RELATED: The Best Chain Restaurant Twitter Reactions to IHOP Changing Its Name to ‘IHOb’

Wendy’s

Of course, Wendy’s has the longest history of roasting people on Twitter, including their iconic tweet suggesting that asking to be directed to the nearest McDonald’s is essentially the same as asking to be directed to a garbage can.

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The company also recently called out pro-golfer Tiger Woods when he flubbed his first hole at the 2018 U.S. Open, scoring an unimpressive triple bogey. “Tiger, next time you’re going to get a triple…” the brand tweeted beneath a photo of their triple cheeseburger.

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Scroll through to see some of our other favorite clap-back tweets from Wendy’s.

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Robin Derrick Departs Spring Studios to Pursue Beauty Project

BEAUTY CALLING: The London-based creative Robin Derrick is departing Spring Studios as global executive director to move onto a new, unnamed project in the beauty arena.
Derrick worked at Spring in his global role for seven years, having joined in 2011 from Condé Nast where he’d spent 20 years as creative director of British Vogue.
During his tenure at Spring, Derrick was the creative lead of the company during a growth period. Spring opened in New York in 2013 and Milan in 2016.
While at Spring, Derrick had been developing his own brand and business projects. “Robin is now leaving to devote his time to those projects. We take this opportunity to wish him well for the future and thank him for his years of service to Spring,” the company said Wednesday.
Derrick said he learned “invaluable lessons from both the incredible staff and inspirational clients. I am grateful for an extraordinary opportunity to help build a next-generation communication company and I look forward to watching Spring grow in the future.”
It is understood that Derrick’s next project will be in beauty, although a spokesperson for Spring said it was still confidential and declined to give any details.
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Dennis Basso Features Mary J. Blige in Ads, Provides Fur for J.Lo’s ‘Dinero’ Music Video

HE’S GOT TALENT: Dennis Basso has reason to sing, having lined up Mary J. Blige for his newest ad campaign and suited up Jennifer Lopez for the cover of her latest single.
Blige, a friend who has attended many of the designer’s fashion shows over the years, was the right choice for a number of reasons, he said. “The world of music is always strong, but it seems stronger than ever. She’s a modern-day woman, extremely talented, very beautiful and she represents a powerful woman,” Basso said. “I just like who she is and what she stands for. Being part of the music industry is also exciting.”
“Very involved with orchestrating the feeling and the look” of the shoot, the designer was on location when Bernard Hunt photographed Blige for the new campaign. “For someone who performs in front of tens of thousands of people, it was very cute to see her focused on getting it right. She was not Mary J. the singer. She was Mary J. the singer, who is now the high fashion model,” Basso said. “She is a very kind, humble woman. I like that about her.”
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Stance Moves Into T-shirt Category

Stance is launching men’s and women’s T-shirts.
The California-based socks and intimate apparel company is introducing its third category after fielding multiple requests from its customers.
“T-shirts were a logical next step for the brand. Customers have been asking us to do T-shirts for a long time, especially with our Butter Blend fabric, but we knew that if we were going to enter the category it would have to be done in a highly considered and meticulous fashion,” said Joe Jorgensen, vice president of design at Stance. “Our customer knows us for marrying art and material science in a compelling way, so slapping a Stance logo on T-shirts and rushing them to market was just not going to happen. With the addition of T-shirts, we like to say we now have the top drawer covered.”
Stance has used its proprietary Butter Blend fabric to produce a T-shirt that’s made from organic seaweed harvested from Iceland. It retails for $ 50 and comes in multiple colors and prints. The cotton crew T, which retails for $ 30, is made with Tanguis Cotton, a cotton from Peru that produces a smooth, durable T-shirt. It will be a canvas for the different artist collaborations Stance is known for. The

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Author Kelly Oxford, Who Started #NotOkay, Claims Her Ex-Husband Once Threw a Phone at Her Head

Kelly Oxford is opening up about the possible reason she and ex-husband divorced.

The New York Times bestselling author, 41, claimed her ex-husband James Oxford was allegedly abusive in a series of Instagram Story photos on Monday.

The mother of three divorced from James in 2016 after 17 years of marriage. That same year, Oxford started the #notokay hashtag on Twitter after a 2005 video conversation between Donald Trump and Billy Bush emerged in which the now-president how he liked to grab women by their genitals.

Women shared their stories of sexual abuse and sexual harassment on Twitter with #notokay. Now, Oxford is now explaining her own #notokay moment, beginning with what ended her marriage with a simple caption explaining that she was writing alone.

RELATED: Women Share Sexual Assault Experiences on Twitter After Trump Video Scandal

“Some days I just put on a ton of makeup and write alone all day,” she wrote. She continued, writing, “I’ve been threatened and scared to write about the marriage I was in, but I’m over it.”

“Abuse is hard to talk about. Especially when you’re the only one who sees it. It feels like a ghost,” Oxford explained.

“Don’t marry someone who throws a phone at your head, I did and I became a terrible person,” she continued, before adding, “I’M BETTER NOW.”

James Oxford did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

The two married in 2007 and share three children together.

The screenwriter of Sausage Party has been open about being divorced and raising three children as a single parent.

In March, Oxford shared a selfie of herself on vacation while delving into her struggle with her ex-husband not being there.

“Oh hey, it’s me again. This is my first vacation with the kids and no dad and there have been waves of total depression and waves of total gratitude,” she wrote in the caption.

“Right now, I’m feeling shitty; I’m sharing because I know a lot of you are single parents and get it and don’t want to feel alone either,” Oxford continued.

“Anyhow, I just woke up, came to the beach and had a coffee alone (alone, not so shockingly, is hard after having a partner for 17 years) and wanted a cigarette, after nearly 4 months of quitting, but didn’t smoke,” she added.


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Luxury Resale Market Now Includes Designer Footwear Platform

First it was high-end watches, then came luxury handbags. Now consumers can trade pre-owned designer shoes.
Luxury Shoe Club is a membership-based shoe-trading platform that began operations on Monday. It also donates a percentage of its profits to help disadvantaged women. The business model is a blending of the share economy, online luxury consignment and membership-point programs. The company is currently self-funded.
The platform lets women sell pre-owned, new-in-box and gently worn designer footwear that they no longer wear. In addition to the online platform, the company also lets members view available footwear via a mobile app for the iPhone.
The company is the latest entrant into the single-focus, luxury resale market, joining firms such as TrueFacet for pre-owned jewelry and watches and Rebag for designer handbags. Millennials have been driving the resale market, often buying and then reselling what they’ve bought to buy something else on a reseller’s site. And their older counterparts have been using the sites to purge their closets’ contents.
Scott Van Valkenburgh, who cofounded the company, said, “When I saw how much it cost women to sell their shoes on consignment sites like The Real Real and the pain and hassle of eBay and Craigslist, I wondered why women

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Pal Zileri Changes Continue

MILAN — Pal Zileri is ushering in a new chief executive officer, Marco Sanavia, to succeed Giovanni Mannucci, who has agreed to end his collaboration with the brand’s parent company Forall Confezioni SpA.
Since January, Sanavia has held the role of director of human resources at Mayhoola Group, which controls Forall. Before that, he was director of human resources and organization at Forall and Pal Zileri from July 2014. He held a similar role at Geox from 2011 to 2014 and, prior, at Bottega Veneta from 2008 to 2011, after a stint at Gucci from 2006 to 2008. 
Mannucci joined Pal Zileri in October 2016 from Boglioli, which has seen its own share of changes after the arrival of a new owner, PHI Industrial Acquisitions, last year and of a new president, Francesco Russo.
Mannucci succeeded Paolo Roviera, who left at the end of July 2016 to join Corneliani under its new owner, Bahrain-based Investcorp.
In June 2017, Mannucci appointed a new creative director, Rocco Iannone, who is expected to remain at the helm of Pal Zileri. Iannone succeeded Mauro Ravizza Krieger, who exited after a three-year tenure.
A graduate of fashion and design school Istituto Marangoni, Iannone previously worked in the men’s wear department of the Giorgio Armani Group for 10 years.
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Sarah Paulson Features in Prada’s Short Movie

NEON DREAM: Hollywood actress Sarah Paulson features in a cameo role in Prada’s latest short movie flanking the brand’s women’s wear fall advertising campaign.
Directed by Willy Vanderperre, Paulson appears with model Amanda Murphy, who is the sole protagonist of the campaign images released earlier this month.
Similarly to the color images, in which Murphy is portrayed sporting the collection’s key, neon pieces immersed in neon signs representing Las Vegas’ nightlife, the short movie follows both women moving through the city’s glowing nocturnal landscape and its famous Sunset Strip.
Although filmed on location, the city appears as a reimagined reality, full of archetypes as red velvet drapes, glittering lights, glowing billboards and convertibles.
Reflecting the main theme that inspired the collection, Murphy stands out in this environment with her strong attitude, embodying a mysterious heroine in the dark night, in control and unafraid. On the other hand, Paulson plays multiple incarnations of one character, including that of Marilyn Monroe, a valet boy and a bartender.

Sarah Paulson in Prada’s “Neon Dream” short movie. 
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Paulson in these guises marks the different scenes and references the brand’s fascination in investigating the shifting of personal identity through fashion.
“Wearing Prada has always been an easy way to connect to myself…all

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Death to Tennis Men’s Spring 2019

Summertime was the prevailing theme for William Watson and Vincent Oshin, the duo behind Death to Tennis. The designers, who are both British, were feeling nostalgic and a bit homesick so they looked to old beachside photographs to inform their lineup, which they said is one of their most colorful collections to date.
They leaned into the old and new, utilizing a color palette consisting of royal blue, purple, yellow, olive red and navy that brought to mind Ralph Lauren and Cross Colours from the Nineties.
These colors lent new life to core items such as graphic T-shirts, hoodies and the McCarthy jacket, which Justin Bieber popularized. They showed these signatures alongside cargo pants with minimal pockets, boxy button-up shirts, cotton parkas and shirt jackets. A long, hooded, colorblocked parka that grazed the ground was a standout.
The suit or matching set was another primary component. Models wore tracksuits, relaxed cotton suits and boxy shirts styled with slightly baggy pants. It was a nice take on tailored pieces that felt hip but not too trendy.
Death to Tennis is known for its original prints and this season it presented a camo pattern, a polo motif and a paint-splattered print.
Last season, the brand put on a

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Marchon Nabs DKNY, Donna Karan New York Licenses

DKNY and Donna Karan New York, now both under the wing of G-III Apparel Group Ltd., have signed a new eyewear partner.
Marchon will now oversee eyewear development for the two brands. In doing so, the DKNY label has jumped ship from Luxottica. Marchon previously held the brand’s licenses from 1999 to 2004.
The two companies’ “long-term exclusive licensing agreement,” as Marchon described, entails the design, manufacturing and distribution for sun and optical products for both brands.
DKNY eyewear merchandise will hit retailers for March 2019, while Donna Karan New York will follow “shortly thereafter.” DKNY’s prices will range from $ 99 to $ 119 for sunglasses and $ 129 to $ 159 for optical frames.
Jeffrey Goldfarb, executive vice president of G-III Apparel Group, said: “Marchon Eyewear’s innovative designs, strong brand portfolio, and global distribution capabilities are a testament to their leadership in this market. Our partnership with Marchon Eyewear is a great example of our ongoing strategy to maximize the worldwide reach of our iconic lifestyle brands, DKNY and Donna Karan New York.”
Nicola Zotta, president and chief executive officer for Marchon, said: “We are immensely proud to be collaborating with G-III and DKNY, one of the most admired American fashion brands in the world. We look

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George’s Smile and Charlotte’s Pose Steal the Spotlight in Prince Louis’ Christening Photos

Little scene-stealers Prince George and Princess Charlotte couldn’t help but steal the spotlight in their little brother, Prince Louis’ official christening photos.

In the group shot with all the royal family members, including uncle Prince Harry and aunt Meghan Markle, the typically shy and reserved George flashes a huge smile as he sits on dad Prince William’s lap, while Charlotte sits next to mom Kate Middleton and sweetly gazes at her baby brother.

In the family of five’s solo shot, Charlotte’s cute little pose steals the show. The 3-year-old holds Louis’ christening robe as she poses with her leg to the side in a little ballerina stance.

The portraits, which were released on Sunday, were taken by Matt Holyoak, one of the world’s leading portrait photographers, to take the photos, which were taken in the Morning Room at Clarence House (grandpa Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall‘s official London residence).

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Just last week, George and Charlotte accidentally stole the spotlight yet again when they delighted crowds from the Buckingham Palace windows. While their parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton, joined the Queen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Tuesday to mark the 100th birthday celebrations of the Royal Air Force, the royal siblings were behind the scenes, enjoying the festivities with their own little party from the palace windows.


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Tamara Mellon Walks the Walk at Allen & Co. Confab

As the architect of footwear and handbag brand Jimmy Choo, Tamara Mellon was called many things: ambitious, driven and demanding. Nothing wrong with that — if you’re a man. Since launching her namesake brand 18 months ago, Mellon’s agenda has been centered on empowering women — and selling lots of shoes, naturally.
Every month, she launches a new marketing campaign designed to inspire women to harness their inner power at work and in life. Earlier this year, Mellon used the campaign to highlight the  gender wage gap. Now, the subject is gold diggers, with a Next Gen spin on the pejorative term themed, “Dig Your Own Gold.”
Mellon unveiled last week a pop-up shop for her brand “alongside” Allen & Co.’s annual retreat for media and tech moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, ending Tuesday, and often referred to as billionaire’s camp, noting that selling products on the actual grounds is prohibited, as if the billionaires would be offended by vendors hawking wares, finding it gauche.
What place could be better to float the idea of the modern gold digger than Sun Valley, especially, considering the theory that it takes one to know one. ”We wanted to spin the term  [gold digger] on its head and give

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Christian Siriano on Emmys, Inclusivity and New York Fashion Week

Christian Siriano made a summer stop in Los Angeles this week, just in time for Thursday’s Emmy nominations announcement. That night, he hosted a dinner at Chateau Marmont with 11 Honoré, the size-inclusive luxury e-commerce site cofounded by Patrick Herning and Kathryn Retzer. Said Herning, “Christian was one of the first designers we launched with and he’s still one of our best-selling designers a year later. He’s really on board with changing the game.” The designer’s inclusive approach to retail and celebrity dressing has heightened his profile, but he remains as down-to-earth and energetic as ever. “I’m always up sending e-mails in the middle of the night, because otherwise, what are you going to do? We’re there for our customers.”
WWD: When was the last time you were in L.A.?
Christian Siriano: I came for my book launch last November and for a few quick Oscar fittings in January. We dressed almost 17 people and I barely was here. I don’t know how we did that; it was crazy.
WWD: With Emmy nominations on Thursday, has your phone and e-mail already been blowing up?
C.S.: We already got a couple of e-mails, which I love. Judith Light and I were texting and Leslie Jones

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Young Duchesses Don Jenny Packham, Ralph Lauren at Wimbledon

GAME, SET, MATCH: The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex attended Wimbledon together for the first time on Saturday afternoon to watch the women’s singles final.
Cheers greeted the Duchesses as they took their place in the royal box to watch Serena Williams, finalist and a close friend of Meghan Markle, play Angelique Kerber. Kerber eventually won in two sets and took home the title.
Markle traded in her bateau-neck dresses for a more casual look. She wore wide-leg cream trousers with a blue and white striped shirt by Ralph Lauren. The American label is the official outfitter of the event, supplying a range of uniforms for Wimbledon.
Middleton wore a polka dot cream dress with ruched details by Jenny Packham, a go-to label of the royal, and nude suede heels.

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan Duchess of Sussex in the Royal Box at Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Day 12 
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Ahead of the finals, the two met with other players, ball girls and ball boys. The Duchess of Sussex was pictured shaking hands with junior players Whitney Osuigwe and Caty McNally from the U.S.
Williams spoke about her friendship with Markle in a post-match press conference.
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Taylor Swift Calls Herself the ‘Third Wheel’ as Two Fans Get Engaged in Front of Her

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Taylor Swift watched two Swifties get engaged right in front of her eyes during Friday’s reputation concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. “They walk into the meet and greet and he says ‘We met 5 years ago at the Red Tour’ and then… #thirdwheel,” the singer, 28, captioned a series of photos that documented the moment Swift was shocked by the romantic proposal in the backstage Rep Room.

After pulling off the most epic surprise, the groom-to-be tweeted, “ called me a baller and said that she is never surprised. She also said we were incredible and to go get married!!!! IS THIS REAL LIFE?!?!”

Turns out, he had been planning the proposal since June 3 — a total of 41 days!

RELATED: Taylor Swift Returns to Her Hometown in Pennsylvania as She Poses with Sweet Throwback Photo

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“Please RT to get Taylor’s attention! I bought the ring ✅ Now time to pull off an amazing proposal @taylorswift13 @taylornation13 #ReputationTourPhillyProposal,” the boyfriend tweeted after making an anonymous Twitter account to ask fellow Swifties for some advice on how to pull off the perfect proposal.

“Our love story started at a RED TOUR show in Philadelphia back in 2013. Taylor Swift is a huge part of our relationship. Nothing would make this proposal more special than having her there!” he explained.

“We have spent countless hours listening to her music together. I can’t thank Taylor enough for bringing us closer,” he added.

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Days after announcing his plans, the groom-to-be revealed why Swift was such an integral part of their romance.

“We were just two swifties that decided to attend a concert together in 2013. We fell in love with each other and almost five years later, I’m going to ask her to marry me where it all started. She is my BEST FRIEND and the love of my life,” he explained.


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Zoë Kravitz to Front YSL’s Black Opium Fragrance

NEW FACE: Zoë Kravitz has been named the new international face and spokesperson of Black Opium, the women’s fragrance from YSL Beauté.
The 29-year-old actress and musician, who has already served as the global ambassador of YSL makeup, counts 3.6 million Instagram followers. Her first role for Black Opium will be to appear in a new campaign for the scent set to break on Aug. 18. The film component was shot by Jonas Lindstroem, while print images were lensed by Tyrone LeBon.
In a statement Kravitz called Black Opium “bold,” “iconic” and a “modern legend.”
According to YSL: “A much-followed style icon, just like Black Opium, she conveys an independent glamour and modernity, which reflects her authentic, confident and artistic personality.”
Other upcoming projects for Kravitz, the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, include the Nov. 16 release of the movie “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.” Her breakout performance was in the HBO series “Big Little Lies.”
Edie Campbell was the former face of Black Opium. YSL Beauté is owned by L’Oréal.

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Audrey Gelman, Marilyn Minter, Mike Eckhaus Support Swing Left Fund-raiser

Grassroots organization Swing Left is rallying Democratic voters to head to the polls in time for the midterm elections — with a party.
The national group is holding a fund-raising dinner and soirée on Tuesday in efforts to put blue politicians in the House of Representatives and move the House majority away from the GOP.
The event will take place at Red Hook Studios in Brooklyn. Hosts of the party include The Wing’s Audrey Gelman, designer Mike Eckhaus of Eckhaus Latta and photographer Steven Klein, among others. Oliver Hicks, founder of production agency North Six Group, will also host. The artist Marilyn Minter will be on hand to sell and sign T-shirts bearing the message “Resist.” DJ collective The Misshapes is slated to supply the tunes during the after party, which runs from 9 to 11 p.m.
During the family-style dinner, guests will engage in a discussion helmed by activist DeRay Mckesson, who is involved in the Black Lives Matter movement and was active during the Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore protests. He also is a cofounder of Campaign Zero, which aims to end police brutality. You might recognize him by his signature blue Patagonia down vest, spotted at many an industry party.
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Ted Baker to Introduce Men’s Underwear, Lounge, Sleep

Ted Baker is entering the innerwear category.
The apparel company, which is based in London, has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Delta Galil to develop, produce and distribute men’s innerwear.
“I am delighted to collaborate with Delta Galil as Ted’s exclusive underwear and loungewear partner,” said Ricky Green, global wholesale director at Ted Baker. “We’re excited to introduce the collection to all markets and work together closely to develop the products.”
The collection will span men’s underwear, loungewear and thermal base layers and pajama sets and will launch in spring 2019.
“Ted Baker is well-known for its high-quality fabrics and distinctive designs, and we are very excited to partner with the brand and expand it into new categories,” said Isaac Dabah, chief executive officer of Delta Galil. “This partnership represents a significant opportunity for Delta Galil to grow its global portfolio of premium brands, as Ted Baker’s elevated apparel resonates with men across the world.”
Ted Baker currently operates 21 other licensing agreements that include fragrance, homewares and tailoring.

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Kenneth Nicholson Men’s Spring 2019

Kenneth Nicholson pulls from a varied bag of interests. The Houston native is as motivated by 18th-century dress as he is by outfits from “Soul Train” and military uniforms — after attending the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Nicholson spent a one-year stint in the Navy before he was honorably discharged. But his overall interest is in expanding the boundaries of men’s wear.
“Historically, men haven’t been restricted to just a shirt and pants. They’ve had more options,” Nicholson said. “I like to edify people and shake things up.”
He divided his collection into three chapters. The first chapter was a stark white, which Nicholson said was void of color to express sadness. Models wore cotton and linen long-sleeved shirtdresses with subtle swing hems, white lace shirts paired with cream high-waisted pants, and a brocade jacket with an exaggerated lapel coupled with a matching skirt. References to royalty were sprinkled throughout the lineup. Some models wore sashes, others wore crowns and a couple of the more structured, beaded looks with mock necks, nipped waists and peplums, which were highlights from the collection, brought to mind regalness.
The second chapter, which signaled better memories and featured more color, was the strongest. Nicholson doubled

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Abby Lee Miller Involved with Possible 8th Season of Dance Moms amid Cancer Battle

Abby Lee Miller is not letting her cancer diagnosis get in the way of returning to Dance Moms.

While determinations on an eighth season has yet to be made, production is casting and Miller is involved in the process, a rep for Lifetime confirms to PEOPLE.

In March 2017, the dance instructor announced her resignation from the show in an Instagram post, accusing officials behind the series of treating her “like dirt” after she wrapped filming for season 7B.

“I WILL NO LONGER TAKE PART IN DANCE MOMS,” Miller wrote. “FOR THE PAST SIX YEARS/SEVEN SEASONS I HAVE ASKED, BEGGED, AND EVEN DEMANDED CREATIVE CREDIT FOR ALL THE IDEAS, AWARD WINNING ROUTINES, THEMES AND COSTUMING – TO NO AVAIL!”

“I don’t have a problem working with any kid, I love children and have dedicated my life to making other people’s children successful!” she continued. “I JUST HAVE A PROBLEM WITH BEING MANIPULATED, DISRESPECTED, AND USED – DAY IN AND DAY OUT BY MEN WHO NEVER TOOK A DANCE LESSON IN THEIR LIVES AND TREAT WOMEN LIKE DIRT!”

In April, one day after undergoing emergency surgery for what was initially thought to be a spinal infection, the 51-year-old — newly released from prison — was preliminarily diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system.

“It was not an infection, it was a type of a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – it’s a type of a cancer,” said Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Cedar Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital who has been treating the star.

“We’re getting an oncologist involved and we have to figure out what the next steps are as far as chemotherapy or radiation or more spine surgery. Depending on the tumor type, depending on the sensitivity of the tumor – it just depends the type but I feel more than yes, she will undergo chemotherapy or radiation,” Dr. Melamed said at the time.

“If we didn’t do something, she was going to die,” Dr. Melamed previously told PEOPLE. “Her blood pressure was bottoming out. She was not doing well.”

Before her diagnosis, Miller had been living in a halfway house since serving her 366-day sentence for bankruptcy fraud at the Victorville Federal Correctional Institution in California, which she entered in July.

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Four Named Finalists for International Woolmark Prize

Brandon Maxwell, Albus Lumen, Colovos in women’s and Willy Chavarria in men’s were selected as finalists and will have the opportunity to compete for the International Woolmark Prize next February in London.
The winners were revealed Thursday afternoon at a luncheon at Neuehouse in New York.
The International Woolmark Prize recognizes outstanding fashion talents from across the globe who showcase the beauty, versatility and innovative nature of merino wool.
The New York event had semi-finalists from all parts of the world, who were assigned to participate in the U.S. The nominees for this semifinals were Jacinta James (Australia), J. Kim (Russia), Area (U.S.),  Brandon Maxwell (U.S.), Cienne (U.S.), and Colovos (U.S.) in women’s, Albus Lumen (Australia), Childs New York (U.S.), Comeforbreakfast (Italy), Orange Culture (Nigeria), Willy Chavarria (U.S.) in men’s, Linder (U.S.) for unisex, and Deveaux New York (U.S.)  for women’s wear and men’s wear.
For the next seven months, the finalists will be required to develop a capsule collection of six looks in Merino wool, to be showcased at an event that will highlight the 12 finalists selected from across the globe. Semifinalists will receive mentoring support from a global panel of experts.
Unlike previous years that featured competitions in six regions, this year

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Melania Trump Wears Roland Mouret for her First Appearance in London

LONDON CALLING: The Trumps have touched down in London. After a week that began with NATO talks in Brussels, and other local engagements, the pair emerged from Air Force One for a three-day visit to the U.K., where they are set to meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May.
Melania Trump arrived in a fitted taupe dress by British designer Roland Mouret, which she paired with nude Christian Louboutin pumps and a thin red belt to match her husband’s signature red tie. This time, he chose striped red-and-navy blue neckwear, in a nod to the Union Jack.
The pair was greeted by U.S. ambassador Woody Johnson — and growing unease among the locals.
The trip has already sparked planned protests and controversy — what with a giant blow-up Donald Trump baby set to float over Parliament Square Garden on Friday. Trump added fuel to the already burning fire by stating at the NATO news conference: “I think they like me a lot in the U.K., they agree with me on immigration. I think that’s why Brexit happened.”
Two protests are planned for the weekend: the Stop Trump protest, which will start outside the BBC building in Portland Place on Friday, and a pro-Trump rally on

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Beats by Dre Partners With Violet Grey on Limited-Edition Headphones

Beats by Dre, the multibillion-dollar, Apple-owned headphones company, is venturing outside its music/sports/youth comfort zone by partnering with a select few specialty retailers, including Los Angeles-based beauty retailer Violet Grey.
Violet Grey’s branded digital content appealed to Beats, as did the opportunity to gain exposure to a hip and cultured group of women. Meanwhile, Violet Grey will gain exposure to Beats’ urban, streetwear-oriented crowd.
“Beats has always been on our list of brands we love,” said Violet Grey founder Cassandra Grey. “I’m a marketer at heart and the story of how Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine marketed the headphones through sports culture really inspired me. When it comes to curating nonbeauty products we think about what brings us joy, what’s convenient and what could most benefit our lives. Headphones are one of those accessories that have become a staple in our wardrobes. They’re a necessary luxury.”
Beginning Thursday, the Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones in matte black will be available for $ 349.95 among the rest of the Violet Code-approved product lineup on VG.com.
The partnership will be feted tonight during a private event at Violet Grey’s Melrose Place retail studio, where the two companies will host about 40 female celebrities and influencers including January Jones,

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ASVOFF Festival Sets New Dates and Venue for 10th Anniversary

CHANGE OF SCENERY: The annual fashion-centric short film festival “A Shaded View on Fashion Film” has found a new venue for its 10th anniversary edition after Pierre Cardin withdrew from the event.
Originally set to take place from Sept. 7 to 9 at the 96-year-old designer’s Palais Bulles, located in the French city of Théoule-sur-Mer on the Mediterranean coast, the festival has been rescheduled for Oct. 12 to 14 at the Club de l’Etoile near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, organizers said, without proving additional details.
The jury, to be headed by Spanish actress Rossy de Palma, will include Rick Owens and his wife and muse Michèle Lamy; Jean Paul Gaultier; costume designer Eric Daman; Pamela Golbin, chief curator of fashion and textiles at Les Arts Décoratifs; artist Orlan, and film critic Elisabeth Quin, among others.
Founded in 2006 as “You Wear It Well,” the festival was renamed “A Shaded View on Fashion Film” in 2008 when it moved to Paris, to match the “A Shaded View on Fashion”  blog created by Diane Pernet, a blogger and multihyphenate industry insider.
The three-day program will feature more than 80 films, including a collaboration with the film school École de la Cité and Casa 93, a

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Selena Gomez’s Mom Shares Video of the Singer as a Sassy 5-Year-Old: ‘Why Do They Grow Up?’

Selena Gomez‘s mother, Mandy Teefey, just shared a major throwback from the “Wolves” singer’s childhood.

Teefey, 42, shared an adorable video of the pop star, 25, from 1997 when the singer was just 5 years old. In the video, Gomez, wearing two pigtails, is seen showing off her sass as she talked to her mother on the phone and complained about homework.

@selenagomez talking to me on the phone when I was at work asking about her day at school,” Teefey wrote in the caption. “My sassy, independent, boss lady, adorable gigantic piece of my heart, first born love.”

“Gracie is exactly like this. Diabolical. XO,” the mother of two continued, referring to her second daughter, 5-year-old Gracie Elliot. “My girls are born leaders. Why do they grow up? Her sweet little eyes and massive eyelashes.”

In the footage, Gomez tells her mother about a homework assignment she had to do again at her teacher’s request.

“My teacher said I gotta do all this stuff again. I gotta do it by myself,” the tot said in the video. “I’m going crazy, you gotta help me over here! You better girl.”

Gomez’s father is Ricardo Joel Gomez. Teefey and Ricardo are divorced and Teffey married Brian Teefey in 2006 and shares Gracie Elliot with him.

In December, a source close to the family told PEOPLE the two had become estranged and not just because of Gomez’s then-reunion with Justin Bieber.

“It’s more complicated than just fighting over a guy,” the source said. “Mandy and Selena have had their ups and downs before. This isn’t the first time.”

While the two weren’t speaking, the insider said Gomez “also wants to give her mom some space.”

“When they fight, they fight hard,” the source said. “But when they love, they also love hard.”

Gomez reunited with Bieber last year and spent New Year’s with the “Sorry” singer in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico after she split with The Weeknd (née Abel Tesfaye) in October.

RELATED VIDEO: Selena Gomez Isn’t Currently Speaking to Mom Mandy Teefey and Wants to ‘Give Her Space’: Source

A source told PEOPLE at the time that the two were “doing great.”

Weeks later, Teefey admitted she was “not happy” about her daughter’s rekindled romance with Bieber during an interview with Gossip Cop.

She also revealed she had not spoken to Bieber in “years,” although she said she knew Gomez was old enough to “make her own choices.”

“Selena can live her life however she wants as long a she is happy, safe and healthy,” Teefey said. “She is 25-years-old and knows what is at stake with her health.”

But it seems mom knows best, as Gomez and Beiber’s relationship did not last. And now, not only has the Baby singer reunited with former-ex Hailey Baldwin, this week he proposed to her.


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London Designer Matty Bovan Unveils Purgatory-Themed Poster ’Zine

ART PROJECT: Emerging London talent Matty Bovan is falling deeper in love with newsprint with the launch of his second ’zine Need4Mead, in partnership with Jamie Allan Shaw, publisher of Enlarge Your Memories.
The limited edition, large-format magazine retails at 15 pounds at Donlon Books in Hackney, east London.
The title explores the idea of Purgatory and British folklore. “We had seen a lot of weird religious imagery and we decided to loosely base it on the idea of Purgatory and being in between Heaven and Hell,” Bovan said.
Images from photographer Dexter Lander are featured on one side and on the flip side are visuals shot by photographer Lucy Alex Mac. “This was the perfect dreamscape to bring everyone together as I wanted to work with Dexter Lander and [the Manchester-based artist] Rory Mullen and reunite with Lucy Alex Mac,” said Bovan of the collaboration.
Shot in York, Hartlepool and Manchester, images feature Bovan and friends inside the Cleveland College of Art and Design, with a church set in the background. Models are covered in face and body paint and are dressed in brown and white tunics. Their poses mimic those found in religious works of art.
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Randa Reiterates Commitment to Acquire Perry Ellis

Four days after the special committee of the Perry Ellis International Inc. board reaffirmed its support for George Feldenkreis’ offer to take the company private, Randa Accessories laid out why it believes shareholders should line up behind its offer, which is slightly higher: $ 28 a share, as compared with Feldenkreis’ $ 27.50 a share.
In a letter sent to the special committee this morning, Jeffrey Spiegel, Randa’s chief executive officer, wrote: “We were disappointed to read of your decision not to engage with us regarding our compelling proposal that would provide superior value to your shareholders than your existing merger agreement with George Feldenkreis (the insider transaction).” 
Spiegel said the deal with Feldenkreis “expressly permits the special committee to engage in discussions to clarify the terms of any unsolicited proposal it receives and, further, to engage in negotiations with regards to such a proposal that is reasonably expected to lead to a superior proposal.”
Yet the committee has “not once directly contacted us or our representatives.” Instead, the committee’s decision has been delivered via press release, Randa said.
As a result, Randa said it would address what it said were inaccuracies in the committee’s statement last week. That included the committee’s questioning of its financing ability. Spiegel said

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Willy Chavarria Men’s Spring 2019

Models running wind sprints and stretching in colorful soccer gear on the runway prior to the show created the ideal introduction for Willy Chavarria’s new collaboration with Danish soccer brand Hummel.
The collection was defined by the use of bright colors and long boxy silhouettes in shorts and tops that paid homage to the designer’s main line. His creative use of the Hummel logo and soccer uniform staples such as numbers and insignias turned them into streetwear-infused details.
The collaboration will also serve to offer sponsorships to New York City soccer players with documented and undocumented U.S. citizens offering support to immigrants, another key element of this season for Chavarria.
His spin on soccerwear served as part one of a two-part spring collection.
For his main line, Chavarria said he pulled from Latino culture of the early Aughts on the East and West Coasts. The “baggy silhouettes” from Venice and Culver City were juxtaposed with the “long rise pants tucked into Timberlands” that defined the urban landscape in the Bronx and Harlem in that era.
The nostalgia kicked into high gear with Chavarria’s take on Polo Sport references: upside-down American flags, yellow trenchcoats and the word America printed upside down on the front of sweatshirts.
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Escada Preps for First New York Fashion Week Show, Amid Brand Revamp

LONDON — Escada has been in the process of refreshing its image, having recruited designer Niall Sloan and introduced a new store concept on London’s Sloane Street last year.
Now, to mark this shift in direction and the brand’s 40th anniversary, the German label is planning its first runway show during New York Fashion Week, in a bid to highlight its international appeal and speak to a broader audience.
“Given all our activities around the refreshing of our brand, we felt that this was a fantastic moment to go out and join an international fashion week. We decided to go to New York because the U.S. is one of our core markets; we have been there since day one. We have a strong retail presence in the country and very strong relationships with some of the best department stores,” said Iris Epple-Righi, the brand’s chief executive officer. “We need to show the brand to a wider audience, which we wouldn’t have been able to [achieve] if we were to only do a presentation.”
The show — which will host buyers, press, as well as the brand’s most important customers from across the globe — will also offer Sloan a platform to showcase his

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King of Her Heart! Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn Stroll Hand-In-Hand on Romantic Caribbean Getaway

Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn added more pages to their love story as they continued their romantic getaway at a luxury resort in Turks and Caicos late last week.

The “Delicate” singer wore a blue and white striped bikini as she strolled on the beach hand-in-hand with the actor on Thursday, enjoying a refreshing beverage after taking a quick dip in the ocean.

The couple — who dated secretly for months before their relationship became public last May — were also photographed in the water together over the Fourth of July holiday.

“They were lovey-dovey,” a source previously told PEOPLE of their salty swim.

RELATED: Taylor Swift Frolics in the Ocean with Boyfriend Joe Alwyn While on Vacation in Turks and Caicos

During the short break in her massive Reputation Stadium Tour schedule (she was back onstage Saturday in Columbus), the pop star had no shortage of R&R, as she basked in the sun during her much-deserved vacation.

Though both the Grammy winner, 28, and her British actor beau, 27, have kept their relationship under wraps, the singer gave fans a peek at their private romance on her sixth studio album reputation.

Most of reputation’s love songs — including “Gorgeous” and “Call It What You Want” appear to be inspired by Alwyn — and her latest single “Delicate” and the sexy song “Dress” also shed light on the start of their low-key relationship.

“Flashback to when you met me / Your buzz cut / And my hair bleached,” sings Swift on “Dress,” possibly referencing the haircut Alwyn sported while filming Billy Lynn’s Halftime Walk. The superstar had her hair bleached for a few months in the spring of 2016, and both stars attended the Met Gala that May.

RELATED: How Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn Plan To Make It Work When She’s On Tour

Alwyn and his family have been spotted at several shows in the States and in the U.K. since Swift kicked off her hit tour in May.

“She seems to be in a great place both career and love wise,” a source recently told PEOPLE. “Joe is just an amazing boyfriend. He is very supportive. Taylor adores his family. She’s in a very good place.”


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Prince Louis Makes First Public Appearance Since His Birth, Surrounded by Royal Family

RITE OF PASSAGE: Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was baptized on Monday at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace.
The chapel holds tremendous significance for the royal family: Louis’ elder brother Prince George was also christened there, and the chapel was where the late Princess Diana’s body was laid before her funeral.
Members of the royal family congregated at the private ceremony on Monday afternoon including siblings Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were not in attendance.

Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex at the christening of Prince Louis at the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace. 
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The Duchess of Cambridge wore a V-neck cream dress by Alexander McQueen and a floral embellished headpiece by Jane Taylor. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex followed closely behind the pair. Meghan Markle wore an olive green dress by Ralph Lauren and a matching Stephen Jones hat.
Prince Louis’ six godparents are Nicholas van Cutsem, a friend of Prince William’s; Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, a friend from prep school and Eton; Lady Laura Meade, wife of Prince William’s close friend James Meade; Guy Pelly, a longtime friend of Prince William and Prince Harry;

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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Are Engaged: More Whirlwind Celebrity Romances That Resulted in Proposals

Justin Bieber, Hailey BaldwinIn Hollywood, love can happen in the blink of an eye–or just a matter of a few weeks.
With the news of Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber’s engagement, yet another famous pair has…

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Riccardo Tisci Sets Collaboration With Vivienne Westwood at Burberry

LIVING INSPIRATION: Riccardo Tisci has offered up yet another clue to his design aesthetic for Burberry, with the revelation on Friday of a December capsule collection he’s planning with Vivienne Westwood for Burberry. This is the second time in three months that Burberry’s chief creative officer has dropped a hint on Instagram about his intentions for the brand.
“Vivienne was one of the first designers who made me dream to become a designer myself,” Tisci wrote on Instagram. “I am SO honored to announce a new Burberry collaboration with the original British Punk.”
Burberry confirmed that the capsule will feature re-imagined iconic pieces from the brand’s vast archive, and Westwood is undoubtedly planning to put her subversive spin on the British heritage label.
The collection will launch in December, with proceeds going towards Cool Earth, a non-profit organization whose mission is to halt rainforest deforestation.
“When I first started at Burberry, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to approach her to do something. She is a rebel, a punk and unrivalled in her unique representation of British style, which has inspired so many of us. I am so incredibly proud of what we will be creating together,” Tisci said.
Westwood could not be reached for comment on Friday.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Meets the Fashion Council Germany

MERKEL À LA MODE: For the three-year old Fashion Council Germany, it was a much-longed-for first: an official invitation for the Council board, select guests and fashion industry opinion leaders to a reception Friday at the Bundeskanzleramt, or Chancellor’s Office, from Dorothee Bär, the German commissioner for digitalization and state minister. “I see today’s meeting as the beginning of a dialogue to advance the concept of fashion designed/made in Germany in the digital age,” she remarked.
However, that was just the start. To everyone’s surprise — and delight — the chancellor herself, Angela Merkel, took the time to appear at the gathering and briefly talk to FCG members. Wearing a light blue dupioni silk blazer and navy trousers, and openly relieved to have the latest cabinet crisis behind her, she quipped, “What you [the fashion industry] do is 100 percent more interesting for people out there than what we’ve been doing the last days. Make sure you take a picture of all of us,” she added, “and I’ll put it up on Instagram.”
In a casual tête-à-tête on the balcony with the council board, Merkel was told that funding was needed to the tune of about 30 million euros to support critical

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Queer Eye Season 2 Couple William and Shannan Get Married in Intimate Sunrise Beach Ceremony

They got engaged on season 2 of Netflix’s hit show Queer Eye. And now, William Mahnken and Shannan Eller have officially walked down the aisle and said their “I dos.”

The couple, who appeared on the episode titled “A Decent Proposal,” got married on June 13 in a sunrise beach ceremony in Amelia Island, Florida.

Mahnken — who was made-ver by Fab 5 members Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, and Antoni Porowski on the show — shared a photo of he and his new wife to Instagram on Saturday, calling her his “best friend.”

Though the Queer Eye boys helped Mahnken with his proposal, neither of them were able to make it for their big day. Mahnken said in his caption that he and Eller had a “small, private ceremony” which was officiated by friend Deborah Ramey.”

The official Queer Eye Instagram account also shared a photo from the wedding.

“Congratulations William and Shannan!” they wrote in their caption. “Thank you for letting us be a part of your love story and we hope that the next phase of your life is filled with love, movies, and a lot of avocado goddess! We Shannan you both.”

That last line was a callback to Mahnken’s proposal, which was seen on the show. He had taken his then-girlfriend to an outdoor movie screening where he surprised her with a humorous and tender homemade video, filmed as he struggled to come up with a new word to describe the love he had for her.

In the end, Mahnken found the perfect word for Eller and surprised her with it when he proposed: “Shannon.”

RELATED VIDEO: Queer Eye’s’ Fab Five Talks Biggest ‘Pinch Me’ Moment & the Importance of Inclusivity in Season 2

This isn’t the first time the Fab 5’s intervention has lead to a couple tying the knot.

In season 1, they helped Tom Jackson rekindle his romance with ex-wife Abby Parr, the two marrying in March in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Fellow season 1 subject AJ Brown also revealed during a Netflix “FYSee” event that he married his boyfriend, Andrey.

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CFDA’s Steven Kolb to Give Speech at Istituto Marangoni in Miami

MIAMI BOUND: CFDA’s president and chief executive officer Steven Kolb is headed to Miami on July 23.
The executive will be the first guest to join leading Italian fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni in its series of talks named “In Conversation With,” which will kick off at the school’s Miami unit this month. The names of subsequent guests were not disclosed.
The project makes its debut at the Miami school under the guidance of its president, Hakan Baykam, and recently appointed advisory board member Eva Hughes, who joined the school on June 26. Hughes is the founder of the Adira Consulting advisory firm and served as ceo and director general of Condé Nast International’s Mexico and Latin America divisions until last July.
“I’m thrilled to announce the launch of this new project and we couldn’t be more honored with the participation of CFDA’s Steven Kolb. We are closer to reaching our goal of becoming the new fashion hub for Miami and the Americas” said Baykam.
“This project will also help give our students an unprecedented opportunity for exchange, inspiration and creativity, working towards a brilliant future in fashion,” he added, noting that the “In Conversation With” format aims to offer students the

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For Restless Sleepers Celebrates Belmond Hotel Cipriani With Capsule

Francesca Ruffini, the founder and creative director of For Restless Sleepers, has designed a capsule collection to fete the 60th anniversary of Venice’s prestigious Belmond Hotel Cipriani, located on the Giudecca island.
For the collection, Ruffini, a loyal guest of the hotel, was inspired by a specific type of rose, called Mocenigo, which is also used by fragrance label The Merchant of Venice for the scent diffused throughout the hotel.

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In keeping with the inspiration, Ruffini developed a rose pattern, which she splashed on three exclusive styles, all crafted from silk satin. They include a two-piece pajama set, a robe and a pair of shorts. The collection will be sold exclusively at the hotel’s boutique.
Belmond is a luxury hotel franchising firm founded almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice. The group now has 49 hotels in exclusive locations, such as St. Petersburg, Santa Barbara, Rio de Janeiro and London.

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Caplan’s Brent Caplan Dead at 54

Funeral services for Alan Brent Caplan will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary of the Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim at 2021 Turner St. in Alexandria, La.
Caplan, who was known as Brent, was a retailer at the family-owned Caplan’s men’s store in Alexandria. He died July 4 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. He was 54.
Caplan’s wife, Stacey, posted on Facebook that he passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and close friends. “We have both been humbled by the outpouring of love, support and prayers, and appreciate each and every call, text, meal and visit during this unfortunate journey,” she posted. “In the words of Brent’s favorite, Frank Sinatra, ‘I’m gonna live till I die.’ And that he did.”
Caplan graduated from Louisiana State University in 1986 with a degree in business administration. After college, he joined the Maison Blanche department store in Baton Rouge, La., in the buying department and was promoted to men’s clothing buyer. He returned home in 1991 to join the family business, Caplan’s, in time to celebrate its 100th anniversary. He spent the remainder of his career there.
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Zuhair Murad Resort 2019

Zuhair Murad embarked on a nautical theme while retaining his signature poetry and femininity, including a range of striking prints used across the collection.
With a stronger daywear focus incorporating a sprinkling of luxe ath-leisure pieces, he included nods to Captain Cook and sailor Corto Maltese, plus their discoveries of plants, Gauguin-esque colors and insects around the Southern Seas.
The most sartorial elements were navy blue or black-and-white outfits, like the sharp-shouldered jackets with tailored trousers and skirts. Shards of compass imagery decorated certain looks — in the form of beadwork and sequins on long black or white evening dresses. A bodysuit could be dressed down or up, and a jumpsuit had a sporty take.
These contrasted well with the fluid dresses with elegant patterns reminiscent of multicolored butterflies or hibiscus. Some standouts included the sweeping V-neck dress with pink, black and yellow embroidery evocative of pixilated butterfly wings and the shorter black-and-white dragonfly-like jacquard knit dress.
Fabrics such as leathers, metal cotton tweed and crepe de chine made appearances, too, adding an even wider reach to this rich collection.

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Queen Latifah Launches Queen Collective to Give Female Filmmakers a Chance to Tell Their Story

Queen Latifah wants to make sure female filmmakers are getting the chance to tell their stories.

The actress and musician, 48, is partnering up with Proctor & Gamble to launch the Queen Collective — an initiative aimed at helping more women step behind the camera. Latifah tells PEOPLE she felt compelled to start the program after her own challenges in Hollywood as a woman of color facing prejudice.

“I think it’s a continuing narrative in Hollywood, unfortunately, and we want to change that entire narrative,” she says. “We want to even the playing field a little bit. Partnering up with P&G for the Queen Collective has been an amazing thing. This is kind of one step of the plan to make things a little different.”

RELATED: Queen Latifah to Perform at Essence Festival 2018 – Her Return to the Stage After Losing Her Mom

The Queen Collective will welcome submissions from all kinds of women hoping to tell their story. Two women will be chosen from all the proposed stories and the Collective will work with them to make sure their movie is financed, made and distributed — with the mentorship of Latifah herself to help them along. 

The idea came from Latifah’s struggles in trying to make it in the industry and finally breaking through thanks to her own perseverance and the help of others who gave her a chance.

“I do not fit the typical mold of what then was looked at as an A-List actor — say size two, blonde, short, thin. They’re all out the window when it comes to me,” she says. “So I mean, everything had to change. I had to really change a lot of people’s minds and earn a lot of people. And also create my own endeavors because people just didn’t get it.”

RELATED: Queen Latifah Reveals Why She Wants to Adopt: ‘I’ve Always Envisioned Myself With a Big Family’

She continues, “I owe a lot of people credit out there for helping me along, as well as what we were able to do to create for ourselves. One thing I swore that I would do if I got to a position of power, I would make sure that when I looked out behind that camera, that people would look like what America looked like.”

The actress is hoping this helps more diverse narratives make it through the Hollywood mold that has for years told the stories from the perspective of the white men who have predominantly been in charge.

“We see a lot of stories that have been told through their lens in every way, shape and form,” Latifah says. “White guys have been able to tell their story in every sort of way, and unfortunately it hasn’t been that way for women. And it hasn’t been that way for people of other colors or genders. That’s the part that’s missing. We want to make sure that everyone is allowed to tell their story.”


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Ada Kokosar Debuts Solo Shoe Collection During Paris Couture

After debuting last season with a shoe range for Cesare Paciotti and earlier this year with a collaboration with Dodo Bar Or, Ada Kokosar presented the first solo footwear collection of Midnight 00 by Ada Kokosar at the Meurice during Couture Week. The fashion consultant took over the hotel’s Belle Etoile suite overlooking the Tuileries garden, filling it with plants until the luxury accommodation looked like it had been overrun by nature during Sleeping Beauty’s century-long nap.
What is unique about these slippers is the high-gloss finish brought by the PVC that Kokosar drapes on each draped-and-embellished design. “As a reference, I wanted to take the most iconic and utopian shoe of all times, Cinderella’s glass slipper,” she said, showing off a glossy mule with flourishes of soft fabric peeking at the edges and decorated with a bejeweled crescent moon — the brand’s emblem. Heels and flats came in soft yet saturated shades of lilac, peach or pink fabric — silk satin, duchesse or super-soft cotton. Most striking of all was the transparent ruffle that encases shoe and ankle in a shell-like cocoon. Cherry on this highly iced cake? “The PVC makes the shoe last for a very long time: it

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Public School to Participate in NYFW: Men’s

Public School will be participating in New York Fashion Week: Men’s — but exactly what the brand is planning to do is being kept under wraps.
On Friday, the New York-based men’s and women’s label founded by Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne sent out an invite to an event Wednesday night in TriBeCa. The invitation, which also had the branding for Moët & Chandon, read: “A piece of ground that belonged to them, on which they could plant their feet, permanency.” The designers had created special bottles for the spirits brand that were unveiled during New York Fashion Week last September.
A spokesman for the company declined to provide further details on Wednesday’s event.
In December, the designers said they would be taking a break from showing their collection during NYFW in February as “the company is in the midst of stepping away from the traditional industry format and launching a new direct-to-consumer concept.” The company said details would be shared in advance of the launch later this year and that the brand would be “refining” its product assortment, “delivery cadence,” and restructuring it organization.
According to retailers who had carried the line, the final Public School wholesale collection was shipped for spring.

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Gucci and Frieze Commission Films on Eighties Youth Culture

MILAN — Gucci and Frieze have commissioned Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller and filmmaker and visual artist Josh Blaaberg to create films to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Second Summer of Love, the explosion of electronic music and youth culture that took place in 1988 in the U.K. and across Europe.
In particular, the Second Summer of Love series will explore Acid House’s impact on international contemporary culture, retracing its origins from the Italian disco scene of the mid-Eighties to rave’s role in rebuilding British identity, passing through the adoption of European synth sounds in the house and techno cultures of Chicago, Detroit and New York.
Deller will present “Everybody in The Place: An incomplete history of Britain 1984-1992,” which investigates the social changes that reshaped 1980s Britain through rare and unseen archive materials, mapping the journey from protest movements to abandoned warehouse raves. The footage will include images of an A-Level politics class discovering these stories for the first time, showing the perspective of a generation which considers the facts already an ancient history.

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Blaaberg combines fiction and archival footage in its “Distant Planet: The six chapters of

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Bonpoint Gets Guests Reminiscing About Childhood

HAPPY DAYS: Bonpoint’s show Wednesday afternoon at the Palais de Tokyo had guests musing about childhood. Appropriately so, it turns out: The venue was chosen so that guests could afterward meander through the “Another Banana Day for the Dream-fish” exhibition about childhood currently on show there, sponsored by the luxury children’s wear label.
Laure Hériard Dubreuil’s four-year-old son Marcel was walking the show for the first time. “I’m very nervous, much more nervous than he is,” she shared beforehand.
There was no need — most of the kids on the tree-lined runway looked to be having a ball, with two youngsters squirting each other with water pistols as they walked, another scooting around on a skateboard, his scuffed Vans proving that it was not just for show.
Hériard Dubreuil’s favorite childhood memories are of spending family time in the cognac region – her family produces the Rémy Martin brand. “Having lots of brothers and sisters and having a farm,” she said. “And getting drunk from the vapors of the cognac coming out of the barrels.”
For Lauren Santo Domingo, it was about being carefree. “Just being outdoors and free and unscheduled,” she said. “That would be nice.”
Laura de Gunzburg was reminiscing about her childhood

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David and Victoria Beckham Celebrate 19 Years of Marriage Amid Divorce Speculation

David and Victoria Beckham are celebrating a milestone amid speculation they had seperated.

The couple enjoyed their 19th wedding anniversary on Wednesday with a romantic dinner together.

The soccer star, 43, shared a photo of the couple smiling and holding hands at a restaurant in Paris on Instagram.

“19 Years WOW … This time 19 years ago I was dressed from head to toe in purple 🤔 …,” he wrote in the caption, referencing his brightly colored reception suit. “Happy anniversary to the most amazing wife & mummy … Love You x @brooklynbeckham@romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #HarperSeven.”

Victoria, 44, shared the same photo and shared her own message in the caption, writing, “19 years!!! X I love u so much x.”

The fashion designer also shared photos of gifts the couple received from their children including silver balloons and bouquets of flowers for the special occasion.

The power couple share children Brooklyn, 19, Romeo, 15, Cruz, 13 and daughter Harper, 6.

“Lucky mummy and daddy,” she wrote in the caption.

To end the night, the pair enjoyed dinner at a restaurant in Paris where they enjoyed a bottle of 1990 Chateau Lafite Rothschild.

“Special wine for a very special day x,” Victoria wrote in the caption, alongside some heart emojis. 

The couple’s anniversary comes in the wake of reports by some tabloids that they had separated. The couple has denied they are divorcing.

Reps for the couple said in a statement to multiple outlets: “There is no statement due or divorce. This is just fake social media news. This is all very bizarre and an embarrassing waste of time. There is no statement due, no divorce, and a lot of Chinese whispers and fake social media news.”

The mother of four recently spoke openly about how she balanced her personal and professional life.

“I try really, really hard. I try hardest to be the best mother,” Victoria said at the Forbes Women’s Summit in New York City on Tuesday, according to Hello!.

“I am trying to be the best wife and the best professional. When I get home I try to put the phone down and spend time with the children and spend time with David,” she continued.

RELATED: Victoria Beckham ‘Never Gave Up’ on Marriage to David ‘When Someone Else Might Have,’ Says Source

She also praised her husband, saying, “I have the support of an incredible husband. We really are equal with everything we do at home with the children,” Victoria said. “When I’m away he’s the one doing the school run and doing the cooking.”

A source told PEOPLE last month, “Over the years, Victoria has fought hard for her marriage, and for David.”

“She never gave up when someone else might have,” the insider added.

A rep for the couple previously told PEOPLE that the two were not headed for divorce.

“What nonsense. Journalist Chinese whispers and fake news fueled by social media,” the rep said. “There is no impending statement, no divorce!”

The duo met in the Manchester United players’ lounge in 1997. David was playing for the team at the time, but had not yet become one of the team’s most recognizable stars.

RELATED: Victoria Beckham Says She Is ‘Trying to Be the Best Wife’ to David Beckham Amid Divorce Reports

The duo married in a lavish 1999 wedding at an Irish castle. Last year, the couple renewed their vows in a relatively private ceremony.

In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, David opened up about the special day, while also admitting that “marriage is difficult at times” as he and his wife continue to work hard at their relationship.

“We have renewed our vows since ,” said David, who didn’t elaborate on when the ceremony took place. “It was a lot more private, about six people there in our house.”


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Lanvin Said Eyeing SMCP Executive

PARIS — Lanvin is zeroing in on its next chief executive officer in Jean-Philippe Hecquet, ceo of Sandro, according to market sources.
Hecquet, who has held the role at the fast-growing French fashion chain since 2014, submitted his resignation and is expected to take up a new post in the fall, these sources said.
A spokeswoman for Lanvin told WWD she could not confirm any hire and that its search is ongoing. SMCP confirmed Hecquet’s departure and said a new Sandro ceo would be appointed soon.
Finding a new business leader at Lanvin has been among the first orders of business for Fosun International, which acquired the French luxury house in February, ousting creative director Olivier Lapidus and general manager Nicolas Druz, sparking speculation about who might take on the daunting task of rebuilding the cash-strapped label.
It is understood the search for a new designer is ongoing, with Lanvin aiming to reveal its new management and creative duo in the fall. Designer names in the frame are said to include Haider Ackermann, Carven’s Serge Ruffieux and Simon Porte Jacquemus.
Hecquet has significant experience in luxury retail, having been international retail director for Tag Heuer for two years, according to his LinkedIn profile.
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Cartoon Network to Sponsor NYFW: Men’s

The Council of Fashion Designers of America is forging a relationship with Cartoon Network.
The network will provide support for the shows and the CFDA connected the company with Ryohei Kawanishi of Landlord, who will design a capsule collection based on “Adventure Time,” a popular animated series.
Instead of just producing a one-off capsule collection, Kawanishi said he has also integrated themes from the series into his main line, which will show during NYFW: Men’s on July 9.
“I wanted to make a mental connection with what’s going on in the cartoons,” said Kawanishi, who usually designs based on distinct themes ranging from Rastafarianism to southern hip-hop.
Cartoon Network has played in the fashion space before via collaborations with brands including Moschino, Champion and Rook, but Pete Yoder, vice president of Cartoon Network Enterprises, North America, said these collaborations have become a bigger focus for the company, which is why it has partnered with the CFDA.
“It’s a huge priority for us because we want to address our fan base with the more traditional licensed product that’s more accessible, but we also want to give our super fans something special that they can call their own,” Yoder said. “Partnering with the CFDA is a great way to gain access to this

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Armani Privé Couture Fall 2018

It was 30 minutes (and 96 looks) in a 12-minute world, and worth every second of viewing.
On Tuesday evening in the gilded salons of the Italian Embassy, splendid in their intimacy, Giorgio Armani awed with his Armani Privé collection. It may have been his best ever. In his program notes, Armani said that he sought to capture “couture…as it once was: the authentic essence of luxury and perfection, the notion intended as instructional for “the young generation” and the style of presentation, “almost regal.”
If that sounds pedantic, it wasn’t at all. Rather, Armani presented an array of alluring, exquisitely crafted clothes that were elevated as befits the haute genre and diverse enough to satiate the desires of a broad range of couture clients.
Of course, Armani focused on high evening. He pioneered the red carpet phenomenon as it exists today, and time and again he uses his Privé runway to remind that he’s not seceding a smidgen of his hard-earned turf to anyone. But first the daywear — lovely! And utterly controlled: sensible shoulder options on smart, shapely jackets; pants sans tricks (and mostly pants for day); the occasional well-placed flourish in a contrasting collar or graphic piping on a sleeve.
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Renzo Rosso Teases Diesel Campaign About Hate

LOVE IT OR HATE IT: Diesel’s Renzo Rosso showed up at the Maison Margiela show on Wednesday wearing a T-shirt that said “Haute Couture” – only with the “u” crossed out so it read “Hate Couture.”
The slogan was a teaser for Diesel’s fall campaign, the label said in a statement provided exclusively to WWD. “Diesel’s Haute Couture will be a bold message towards haters worldwide — and an invitation for everyone to step up, face and own the negative messages we receive every day,” it said.
The campaign is a statement against today’s trolling culture, explained Rosso, whose OTB group owns Maison Margiela.
“Diesel is a brand that has always done something, provocative, crazy, with irony, and of course the irony today is to take away the ‘u’ and becoming ‘a’ and doing more to play with the ‘hate,’” he told WWD before the show.
“There’s so much hate on social, so many people want to say ‘bull****’ against the others, but today we take the opportunity of haute couture to rebalance with the hate,” he added.
The ads will be revealed on Sept. 1, Rosso said, promising: “This campaign will be a super magic atomic bomb, something incredible.”
Diesel was so confident of the online

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Miles Teller Set to Play Goose’s Son Opposite Tom Cruise in the Top Gun Sequel

Miles Teller is taking to the sky.

The actor is set to play Tom Cruise’s protégé in the Top Gun sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, Variety reports. Teller, 31, will portray the son of Goose, originally played by Anthony Edwards in the 1986 classic.

In the original film, Goose dies in an accident and Maverick (Cruise) blames himself for the death.

Prior to Goose’s tragic death, the pilot and Maverick were the ultimate dynamic duo known for their catchphrase, “I feel the need… the need for speed.”

Other actors considered for the role were Hidden Figures’ Glen Powell and X-Men’s Nicholas Hoult, according to Variety.

Powell hilariously shared his reaction to the news on Twitter, writing, “I’m taking down all the Tom Cruise posters in my bedroom. Maybe, I’ll leave one. Two for symmetry. Okay, the posters are staying.”

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Val Kilmer is expected to return for his role as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, Maverick’s rival, the outlet reports.

Filming for the movie is already underway, with a release date of July 12, 2019, according to Deadline.

In May, Cruise, 56, shared the first photo from the set of Top Gun: Maverick. In the teaser image — posted to Cruise’s social media on “#Day1” of production for the 2019 release — the action star posed as his United States Naval Aviator Lieutenant character, aviators and all. Decked in his aviation gear and holding his helmet, Cruise gazed across the tarmac at a F-18 Tomcat (Maverick’s plane of choice in the original film).

Cruise labeled the picture “FEEL THE NEED,” referencing Maverick and Goose’s iconic quote.

Top Gun: Maverick is being helmed by filmmaker Joseph Kosinski, Cruise’s director on the 2013 sci-fi drama Oblivion. He has experience making sequels decades after their original release, having directed 2010’s Tron: Legacy. 

Not much is known about the plot for the sequel, written by Eric Warren Singer (Only the Brave), Peter Craig (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay) and Justin Marks (The Jungle Book).

According to Variety, Cruise’s character will now be an instructor, with the film exploring “a world of drone technology, fifth-generation fighters and the end of the era of dog-fighting.”


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Walmart Removes Anti-Trump Apparel From Web Site

Bowing to pressure from supporters of President Trump, Walmart Inc. removed T-shirts for adults and onesies for infants bearing the legend “Impeach 45.” The items, listed on walmart.com, drew the ire of conservatives, who encouraged consumers via social media to shun the retail giant, with #BoycottWalmart trending on Twitter.
“These items were sold by third-party sellers on our open marketplace and were not offered directly by Walmart,” said a spokeswoman for the retailer. “We’re removing these types of items pending review of our marketplace policies.”
Walmart continues to sell Make America Great Again merchandise, the slogan Trump made popular with his constituency during the presidential campaign.
No sooner did Walmart remove the Impeach 45 merchandise from its web site Tuesday afternoon than Daily Snark posted, “Walmart bowed to pressure. We won’t. If you want an Impeach 45 shirt, here you go.” The post contained a link to Amazon.com and a men’s Impeach Trump T-shirt for $ 19.99, women and kids, $ 17.99, as well as other anti-Trump apparel such as a Dotard-in-Chief T-shirt, $ 18.99, and sweatshirt that reads, “Very Stable Genius,” $ 39.99.
Walmart’s Twitter feed included Jonnyg137’s comment, “Stop giving your dollars to @Walmart. Those #LiberalLogic anti-patriot crackpots need to know that #Conservative #america won’t stand

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EXCLUSIVE: Penélope Cruz Is Chanel’s New Brand Ambassador

NEW FACE IN TOWN: Chanel’s haute couture show today will have a Latin flavor: Spanish star Penélope Cruz is due to attend the display in her new capacity as ambassador for the French fashion house.
The Oscar-winning actress will be the face of the brand’s cruise campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel said in a statement provided exclusively to WWD.
“It’s such an iconic brand and Karl is a genius, and I’ve been admiring everything he’s done since I was a little girl, so it’s such a pleasure working with him. He’s like the king of fashion and we had a really, really interesting photo shoot, so to be in front of his camera is an adventure,” Cruz told WWD.
Debuting in Bigas Luna’s 1992 film “Jamón Jamón,” in which she starred opposite her future husband Javier Bardem, Cruz has since worked with directors including Stephen Frears, Rob Marshall, Woody Allen and most notably, Pedro Almodóvar.
She first attended a Chanel show in 1999 and has regularly worn Lagerfeld’s creations on the red carpet, including for the Oscars and the Cannes Film Festival. In addition, Cruz wore several outfits by Chanel — including a striking black evening dress festooned with gold chains — in

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Annastasia Seebohm Named Global CEO of Quintessentially Group

Annastasia Seebohm has been named global chief executive officer of Quintessentially Group, the London-based luxury lifestyle management concierge and service company. She succeeds cofounder Aaron Simpson, who steps up to group executive chairman.
Most recently Seebohm was ceo of Quintessentially USA. She has relocated to London from New York.
“As part of key efforts and continued expansion, we are restructuring our executive team,” Simpson said. “We are excited for what lies ahead for the Quintessentially Group with Annastasia at the helm, especially in the digital arena. She has demonstrated an innate understanding of our core business — affluent and discerning members — and how to excel at servicing them, and has combined this unique offering with building prestigious partnerships at the agency level. She has a proven track record across a number of our business threads, and has delivered passionately in each one, without fail.
“Her key strength as a leader is identifying world-class talent, which is crucial to the group’s continued success,” he added.
During her tenure as ceo of Quintessentially’s USA business, the marketing and experience agency forged business partnerships with such clients as  LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, HSBC Premier, BMW and Air Partner, among others.
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LeBron James Is Leaving Cleveland and Taking His Talents to Los Angeles

Sorry Cavs fans, LeBron James is on the move once again.

Bringing an end to months (and for some fans, years) of speculation, James announced through his agent on Sunday that he is ending his second stint as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Los Angeles Lakers for the upcoming NBA season.

“LeBron James, four time NBA MVP, three time NBA finals MVP, fourteen time NBA All Star, and two time Olympic gold medalist has agreed to a four year, $ 154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers,” reads a press release tweeted by Klutch Sports Group, James’ agency, on Sunday.

It was widely thought that James, who turns 34 in December, would choose a team as a free agent. Doing so would not only give the athlete a chance at a ninth NBA finals appearance, but would likely lead him to another match-up against back-to-back NBA champions the Golden State Warriors.

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(The warriors have faced James four consecutive times for the Larry O’Brien trophy, winning three of the match-ups.)

But James’ decision wasn’t cut-and-dry from the start, as several teams — barring some trades or free agency signings — were in solid position to sign the star, including the Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers and the Cavaliers.

Since the 2018 NBA Finals ended in an embarrassing sweep of the Cavaliers by the Warriors, James has said that his next move would come down to what he felt was best for his children — Bryce Maximus James, 10, LeBron James Jr., 13, and Zhuri James, 3 — and his wife, Savannah Brinson.

Although James has kept mum about any preferences, that hasn’t stopped NBA analysts and fans from speculating where he’d end up. Discussions about which team is the favorite to land the superstar have changed from week to week.

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Initially, many believed that James would switch conferences from the East to the West to sign with the Rockets, joining all-stars Chris Paul and James Harden. The Rockets held a 3-2 series lead over the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals before Paul suffered a hamstring injury, which allowed the Warriors to take the series in seven games.

The Sixers also seemed to be a good fit, as James would likely be able to reach the finals once again with young stars like Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.

But the tide appeared to turn in the Lakers’ favor in early June when NBA legend Gary Payton said in an interview that LeBron James Jr. had signed up to attend an LA-area school for eighth grade.

Then, Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs allegedly demanded a trade, saying he preferred to be sent to the Lakers for the upcoming season, according to ESPN. This fueled rumors that James, Leonard, and free agent Paul George of the Oklahoma City Thunder were planning to create a super team in Los Angeles to rival the Warriors. George signed a contract with Oklahoma City as soon as free agency began.

Because Leonard cannot opt out of his contract until next summer, he hasn’t had much say in where he’ll go. And the Spurs have been reluctant to trade their best player to another team in the Western Conference. Still, without another big-time player heading to the LA team, many were unsure whether James would pick the Lakers after all.

Now that he has made his choice known, the rest of the NBA can plan their next moves.

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This isn’t the first time James has sent shockwaves through the NBA as a free agent.

In a controversial move, now known as “The Decision,” James took to ESPN for a televised interview in 2010 where he announced he was leaving Cleveland and “taking talents to South Beach” to join Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.

Many criticized James’ decision and denounced the dramatic announcement. Thus, the phrase “taking my talents” quickly became a meme. At the start of his first season in Miami, James expressed slight regret about how he went about breaking the news.

“If I had to go back on it, I probably would do it a little bit different”, James told the New York Times. “But I’m happy with my decision.”

He would go on to win two consecutive championships with the Heat in 2012 and 2013.

But James would surprise the basketball world once again in 2014 when he announced that he was rejoining the Cavaliers in a Sports Illustrated article titled “I’m Coming Home.” This time, the announcement was well-received by many (except Heat fans, of course).

Though James — who was born a short ways from Cleveland in Akron, Ohio — is leaving the team once again, during his four years back, he helped to give something to the city they never had before: an NBA championship.

Along with point guard Kyrie Irving, James led the Cavs to a thrilling Game 7 victory over the Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. It was the first professional sports title for Cleveland in over half-a-century, and, though his time with the team is over (for now?), for the city, those memories will certainly last a lifetime.


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Kris Van Assche Unveils First Design for Berluti on Instagram

Having teased Berluti’s new visual identity with a fly poster campaign during men’s fashion week in June, Kris van Assche is the latest designer to unveil his first looks for a new house at a wedding.

The incumbent designer at Berluti revealed on Instagram the custom-made wedding outfits for French writer and director Samuel Benchetrit, who married French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis in an intimate ceremony on Saturday.
The groom was seen in a dark blue suit at the town hall of Saint-Simeon, which is 60 kilometers west of Paris, while van Assche also showed a white tuxedo on image feed.

The bride opted for a vintage white dress and veil for the civil ceremony before donning a Chanel outfit for the evening party. Paradis’ daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, spotted in a pale-yellow spaghetti strap dress, matched her mother’s hairstyle.
Kim Jones had similarly revealed his first design for Dior Homme at a wedding. David Beckham wore it at the royal nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Victoria & Albert Museum Brings Christian Dior Exhibition to the U.K.

LONDON MOMENT: The Victoria & Albert Museum is shifting the spotlight onto Christian Dior for its next major fashion exhibition, opening in February.
The London museum plans to adapt “Christian Dior: Couturier of Dreams,” the popular show that opened last year at Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs, for a U.K. audience. The exhibition will be the largest Dior exhibition held in the country and the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.”
The collaboration between the French house and the museum was announced during a cocktail held Sunday evening at the British embassy in Paris.
The show will trace the history of the house and the impact of Christian Dior, and the six artistic directors who succeeded him. A new section will be added that explores Christian Dior’s relationship with Britain, from his fascination with English gardens, Savile Row and British ocean liners, to his circle of London-based clients, including Nancy Mitford and Margot Fonteyn.
“Reimagining this hugely popular exhibition from Paris — as the largest fashion exhibition the V&A has undertaken since ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ — will shed new light on Dior’s fascination with Britain,” said Tim Reeve, the museum’s deputy director and chief operating officer.
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Jockey Introduces the ‘No Bunch Boxer’

Jockey is reengineering the traditional boxer.
The innerwear brand has combined the best attributes of the boxer and the boxer brief to produce the “No Bunch Boxer.” It’s made with dual-fabric stretch that remains in place while also offering no bulk, no chafe and no riding up with a tapered leg. The fabric is infused with wicking and odor-fighting technology.
“The boxer is an iconic style, but with the rise of fitted pants, it has become a bit problematic for men,” said Laetitia Lecigne, Jockey’s creative director. “We completely reengineered the fit and shape with the No Bunch Boxer to remove the bulk and execute a design that is not too tight, not too loose and can fit under the tightest jeans without bunching at the legs or ballooning out of pants.”
The boxers, which retail for $ 18, will be available this month on jockey.com and at Macy’s and Kohl’s. Similar to its Retro Stripe collection, Jockey will launch the new line with an influencer campaign that includes Ben Higgins (@higgins.ben), Alex Costa (@alexcosta), Cody Andrew (@codywestonandrew), Moti Ankari (@MotiAnkari) and Ryan Clark (@ryanstylesnyc), as well as Ali Fedotowsky-Manno (@alifedotowsky), Cara Loren (@caraloren) and Jessi Malay (@jessimalay) with their husbands. They’ve also created

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Raquel Allegra Resort 2019

Raquel Allegra injected a cultural mash-up into her resort 2019 collection, using a silk calico print from India, a chrysanthemum kimono print from Japan, and a knit blanket motif from Latin America as part of the mix of colors and textures in her “cabinet of curiosities.”
The combination of prints recalls Henri Matisse’s paintings, which reflect his love of textiles. Allegra also pulled color combinations as lavender and marigold from his works to create a color story on one end composed of vibrant pastels and saturated midtones, echoing seasonal flowers like peonies and lilacs. On the other end of the spectrum, Allegra used earth tones and a warm spice alluding to the Silk Road, another reference to exploration and an exchange of textiles.
In another designer’s hands, the combination of fabrics, colors and patterns could seem overly busy, but Allegra’s skill in mixing and layering the elements resulted in an appealing collection that speaks to seasonless and transitional dressing for the upscale bohemian woman.
Each look combined humble and dressy fabrics, such as cloudlike tie-dyed cotton long-sleeved T-shirt visible beneath a mesh top, paired with a silk-cotton midiskirt. “Everything plays well together, but it’s not subscribed. It’s how I achieve my own comfort

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Atlein Wins 2018 ANDAM Main Fashion Award

SURF’S UP: Atlein, the young Paris-based label founded by surfing devotee Antonin Tron, has caught the main wave. Having limbered up as winner of the ANDAM First Collections prize in 2016, the designer on Friday, at a ceremony at the French Ministry of Culture in Paris, scooped the top prize of the 2018 ANDAM fashion awards.
The prestigious award comes with an endowment of 250,000 euros plus two years of mentoring from LVMH Group executive committee member Pierre-Yves Roussel, on matters including financial, legal, marketing, communications and production.
Roussel has been a member of the organization’s jury several times and played mentor to 2012 ANDAM winner Julien David.
Tron, who was also a semifinalist of the 2017 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, as part of his win will receive a donation from Swarovski of crystals worth 10,000 euros to use before the end of the year.
“It will allow us to take the business to the next step, it comes right at the time that we need it,” Tron told WWD, adding of the event: “It’s for young people, new ways of creating and making businesses; it’s the future.”
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, the French designer worked

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Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson Are Married: ‘Our Wedding Day Was Absolutely Perfect!’

Josiah Duggar is a married man!

The Counting On star wed Lauren Swanson on Saturday at John Brown University Cathedral of the Ozarks in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

“What a joy it is to be husband and wife!” the couple exclusively tells PEOPLE of the special Duggar family celebration. “Our wedding day was absolutely perfect!”

Added Duggar, “What was even more perfect was to see my beautiful bride walking down the aisle. We are so thankful the Lord has brought us to this place and we can’t wait to begin our journey as husband and wife!” 

For their special day, the bride chose a wedding gown from The White Dress Boutique, while her eight bridesmaids wore blush-colored dresses handmade by Jana Duggar and Josh Duggar’s wife Anna.

The ceremony was officiated by Lauren’s father Dwain Swanson, and the romantic theme incorporated flowers, wood and iron. For their wedding colors, the couple chose a combination of grey and blue, pink and olive, plus green and white.

At the reception, guests enjoyed cupcakes, a candy bar and a strawberry shortcake-flavored, heart-shaped wedding cake.

RELATED: Do You Know Your Duggars? A Comprehensive Guide to the Giant Family 

Before saying “I do,” the pair hosted a “summer-style” indoor cookout rehearsal dinner with burgers, hot dogs and sides on the menu.

The newlyweds first announced they were courting in January and got engaged just two months later.

“We are overjoyed to begin this new phase of our lives together,” Josiah told PEOPLE in January. “Through the years our families’ friendship has allowed us to get to know one another as friends. I can definitely say I have found a great friend … even better than I could have hoped for or imagined.”

He continued: “I so appreciate Lauren’s Christlike character and tender heart toward others. She bring sunshine into the room and encourages everyone around her. It’s always stood out to me that in every situation, she looks for the one who appears to be sad or lonely and quickly can brighten their day by sharing words of hope, an encouraging scripture, a prayer or even a simple smile with them.”

Lauren is the eldest of eight children and has been a family friend of the Duggars for years, even making an appearance on an episode of 19 Kids and Counting.

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Gabriela Artigas & Company Opens First Retail Store on Melrose Avenue

Gabriela Artigas & Company, the 10-year-old Los Angeles-based jewelry brand that wholesales in more than 70 brick-and-mortar stores globally, has opened its first retail store at 7970 Melrose Avenue, a stone’s throw from Reformation, G-Star, Adidas Originals, Revolve showroom, Fred Segal and Jonathan Adler.
Influenced by their roots in Mexico City, sisters Gabriela and Tere Artigas, who serve and designer and director of sales, respectively, founded the line, which ranges from delicately minimalist earrings to bold architectural necklaces and bracelets, in 2008. The company formerly occupied a studio and private showroom space nearby, but when water damage forced them to move, they found the Melrose space and decided to try retail.

Tere and Gabriela Artigas in the Los Angeles boutique 

“We’ve learned so much about our customer over the last decade that we felt confident enough to present our own space,” said the designer.
The 850-square-foot store is a design collaboration between the Artigas sisters and their friends Tatum Kendrik of Studio Hus; Hillary Taymour of contemporary apparel line Collina Strada; and their brother, Alex Artigas of Artless Corporation, who custom designed the mid-century modern and minimalist-style furniture.
Decorative elements and hardware in the store reference the jewelry itself, from the metals

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Saloni Lodha, Eugenie Niarchos Bring Obsessions to Life With New RTW Collaboration

TEAMWORK: Designer Saloni Lodha and fine jeweler Eugenie Niarchos have brought their mutual obsessions — traveling, bright colors, embellishments — to life via a new ready-to-wear capsule collection that will drop in September.
After continuously sharing ideas and meeting in different places across the globe, the longtime friends finally decided to create something together. “We would travel to Bombay and to Hong Kong, pick up references from each place and talk about all the different dresses we wanted to design and where each style would work,” said Lodha, whose label, Saloni is best known for its vibrant, printed dresses.
“I think I can get into Eugenie’s head and we love all the same things,” the designer added during the launch lunch at Dartmouth House in London’s Mayfair.
The capsule channels the same fantasy-filled aesthetic that Niarchos’ jewelry is known for: There are tiger prints that pay homage to her spirit animal, sequin dresses and midi skirts reflecting her love of mermaids and intricately embroidered pieces that reflect on both designers’ fascination with India.

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“My brand’s aesthetic is very ethereal. It’s inspired by space, underwater life and mermaids, while Saloni was thinking about these islands off of India and diving, so

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Sync Performance Launches ‘Elevate the Athlete’ Project to Enable Shoppers to Support Emerging Athletes

COMPLETE SNOW JOBS: Internationally renowned athletes can really break the bank, as Floyd Mayweather can attest with $ 275 million in salary/winnings and $ 10 million in endorsements.
The quick-footed fighter tops the 2018 Forbes List of The World’s Highest Paid Athletes with Argentina’s leading soccer player Lionel Messi ranking second with $ 84 million and $ 27 million in endorsements.
With a reported $ 4 million in estimated earnings from sponsors like Burton and Beats by Dre, three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White was the highest-paid male athlete at this year’s Winter Games in PyeongChang. But the sponsored life is more of a challenge for unproven mountain athletes like ski racers, snowboarding and ski jumping even at the elite level. Snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who won two gold medals last winter, personally started pitching potential sponsors at the age of 10. Olympian Brian Fletcher worked part-time in a restaurant, snowboarder Jonathan Cheever punched the clock as a plumber and Ryan Cochran-Siegle worked at his family’s store to help get to this year’s Winter Games. To try to help offset athlete’s expenses — which extend beyond apparel and equipment — the Colorado-based brand Sync Performance has launched its Elevate the Athlete project. Shoppers can direct 10 percent of

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‘Bath Time!’ Chrissy Teigen Shares Adorable Video of Daughter Luna Covering Her Face in Bubbles

Chrissy Teigen‘s daughter certainly is a water baby!

Luna, 2, had fun during her bath time on Thursday night as she bathed alongside her mother, 32.

🛁,” Teigen wrote for the simple caption of a video of their water-filled adventure on Instagram.

The model couldn’t help but laugh in the video as Luna grabbed a handful of bubbles in her hands and wiped them off on Teigen’s face.

Before their dip in the black marble tub, Teigen shared a video of her daughter carrying a yellow tub of toys, which included a big rubber, yellow duck and the caption, “Bath Time!”

“Put your stuff in there!” Teigen told Luna as the little girl bent over her crate and tossed the duck inside of the bath tub.

The mom of two welcomed her second child, son Miles Theodore on May 16, with husband John Legend. Earlier this week, Teigen shared a sweet photo of her baby boy lounging on a yellow giraffe print pillow in a coordinating giraffe patterned onesie.

“Hey dudes,” Teigen captioned the photo.

The model conceived her two children through IVF, a process she told one fan in the comments section she was “all for talking about.”

“I know IVF was used for Luna was it used for baby brother also?” The follower asked her. Though other followers criticized that fan for the personal inquiry, Teigen did not shy away from talking about the process.

“I wasn’t offended by it — people are just curious and I think hearing success stories gives people hope. I’m all for talking about IVF,” the Lip Sync Battle star replied.

Teigen has been candid in the past about her and Legend’s struggle to conceive, even getting fielded with nonstop questions about starting a family since they got married in September 2013.

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The model previously told PEOPLE in February that she chose to undergo IVF again more than two years after choosing to implant a female embryo that resulted in the pregnancy with Luna.

“You do the whole process again to try to get as many embryos and eggs as possible,” Teigen explained of the artificial insemination. “Everyone is freezing everything. … For me, I just want to gather as many as possible. I don’t want to do this again for the rest of my life.”

In January, Teigen confirmed that she and Legend conceived Miles through IVF after she previously said “a little boy is next.”


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International Talent Support Contest Names Winners

TRIESTE, Italy — International Talent Support — also known as ITS — is back. The 16th edition of the event aimed at promoting the next generation of young designers and offering them financial support, as well as publicity, named its winners on Wednesday here.
The contest went through a one-year hiatus due to scarcity of funds and the loss of two longtime sponsors. Barbara Franchin, founder and director of the talent scouting competition, said this caused a “shock” and she “decided to stop and take time to reflect on what we’ve done, who we are, what’s the contest’s purpose, focusing on the people we helped, if we actually helped any.” Answers came via ITS’ longtime supporters and its team, leading Franchin to bring the contest back.
An international jury gathered at the Magazzino 42 venue, a former warehouse on one of the Italian city’s many piers, to evaluate the works of 30 finalists selected among more than 900 applications ITS received from students from 80 countries. The projects were divided into four categories: fashion, accessories, jewelry and artworks. Collections were showcased with a runway show, while the other projects were displayed through a dedicated exhibition.
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‘Porsche Studio’ Opens in Milan

FASHION AND CARS: Porsche and its sister company Porsche Design have teamed to open a “Porsche Studio” retail venue in the heart of Milan’s Golden Triangle luxury shopping area.
The new format, which is already present in Sylt, Germany, as well as in Beirut and Cape Town, combines the brand’s prestigious automotive offering with Porsche Design’s collections of ready-to-wear, accessories, leather goods, watches and high-tech devices.
Inside the store, which occupies a 4,306-square-foot space formerly housing the Porsche Design flagship inaugurated in 2014, visitors can discover the German company’s sport cars, customize and buy their favorite models, as well as shopping the Porsche Design products. These include the new “1919 Datetimer 70Y Porsche Sports Car Limited Edition,” an exclusive watch launched this year to celebrate Porsche’s 70th anniversary.
“At Porsche we are currently working on the development of different retail projects, which are focused on an emotional approach and which are able to guarantee extraordinary experiences for our customers,” said Porsche AG sales and marketing director Detlev von Platen. “With the world and the international lifestyle becoming more and more urban, we realized the strategic importance of opening key locations in the center of the most important cities in the world, also in

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Dondup Resort 2019

For its resort collection, the design team at Dondup drew on the house’s denim expertise to build a lineup of fresh silhouettes with a safari flavor. Jeans were pushed slightly into ath-leisure territory, in a show of confidence from a label that has established authority in the denim department. The wide reach of colors included acid washes and a bright green khaki, which was used to fashion a pair of loose, cropped jeans with one pleat in the middle of each side.
Jungle patterns appeared on cinched dresses and a dressy jacket and shorts combination — also cinched, but with pockets. For shine, the label offered lightweight track suit bottoms, hugged at the waist and ankles by drawstrings. There was a jacket in the same material hung straight to the thighs, sleeves pushed over the elbows — fitting the unique style offered by the upscale and cosmopolitan Italian label.
Anchored with a flagship store in Milan on Via della Spiga, Dondup expanded its web site last year and is gearing up for development abroad.
 

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Meet the New Egalitarian of Sneaker Drops

Santino LoConte has learned a few things since starting Reign, a Meatpacking District men’s wear store that opened last October.
First, limited-edition releases, or drops, generate the most sales, and second, building a community and offering a service are essential to the long-term success of the store, which has a partnership with Samsung C&T Fashion Group that is a minority investor.
That’s why he’s introduced Reign Releases, a microsite for releases and small capsules, and a Deadstock program that will reissue popular sneakers. LoConte said he’s been able to acquire these shoes and hold on to them because of connections within the industry. LoConte was previously the head of global product collaborations at Pony, and his father, Anthony LoConte, owns Unlimited Brand Group, formerly named Anthony L&S, which arranges licenses to manufacture footwear for Pony along with Etonic, G-Star Raw, Levi’s and U.S. Polo Assn.
This program’s first round of releases includes the Adidas Yeezy Boost 700 “Wave Runner,” the Adidas Futurecraft 4D and the Adidas HU NMD “Holi Festival.” LoConte said within 48 hours of unveiling the program, 23,000 people signed up for a chance to purchase the Wave Runner and they will be notified if they’ve been randomly selected to purchase

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Christina El Moussa on Ex Tarek Bumping Into New Boyfriend Ant Anstead at Kids’ Soccer Games

Christina El Moussa is balancing time with her new British TV star boyfriend and her ex-husband and current co-star, Tarek — occasionally at the same time.

The HGTV star, who just announced a new solo series, Christina on the Coast, opened up about what happens when the men in her life cross paths. “Ant comes to the kids’ soccer games, and met Ant multiple times and he likes him. He thinks he’s a good guy,” she tells Access Live

Asked how Tarek reacted to her new romance, she said, “I think he had an idea. We’d been dating since about November 2017. So he knew that we were together.”

RELATED: Tarek El Moussa Ponders Becoming a Hot Yoga Instructor as Ex Christina Announces New Solo Show

The friendly exes continue to work together filming their hit show Flip or Flop — season 7, the first they filmed after divorcing, is airing now — and Christina maintains their working relationship has “been really good,” adding “I think it’s really fun incorporating more of our personal lives into it.”

She also breaks down her feelings for her new guy: “I am dating an absolutely amazing person named Ant Anstead. He’s fun, he’s funny, he’s grounded, he’s gorgeous. He’s honestly my best friend.” Anstead, who’s well known in the U.K. as an automotive expert and TV personality from the show For the Love of Cars, is also a friend of Prince Harry.

Anstead had previously shared on social media that he’d been texting with the Duke of Sussex asking for advice on “dating a Yank,” but noted the tips he received would “be kept secret!”  When asked about their friendship, Christina replies, “Yes, maybe,” but declines to share other details.

RELATED: Christina and Tarek El Moussa Embrace the Awkward in First Flip or Flop Episode Since Divorce

The couple first confirmed their relationship with an Instagram post in January, and have since enjoyed a handful of romantic vacations as well as low-key hang time with their kids. Christina shares Taylor, 7, and Brayden, 2, with Tarek and Anstead has two children from a previous marriage.

Christina and Tarek announced their split publicly in December 2016, noting they’d secretly been living apart for months.

 


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Kit Keenan, Daughter of Cynthia Rowley, Launching Her Own Line

Kit Keenan is following in the family footsteps.
Keenan, the daughter of fashion designer Cynthia Rowley and interior designer Bill Keenan, is launching her own fashion line, Kit, at the end of the month. The idea for the line is rooted in the fashion habits of the 19-year-old and her peers.
“What people my age want and need is reinvention, and thinking about the trends and what people wear right now. Especially with young people, our style is changing with trends all the time, so I wanted to have a freer form of what a brand meant,” she says. “The idea for the brand is every single time I do a launch, it completely changes. I want it to be for the girl whose style is always changing, because one day I’m wearing a dress, and the next day I’m wearing pants and a bucket hat. And I wanted to challenge myself to really reinvent clothing every time I design it.”
Hitting that note, her first collection taps into a frilly, ultrafeminine aesthetic incorporating reds and whites while the second collection will be streetwear-centric.
“I think that you see it a lot with lower-end huge brands like Zara, who’s doing so well because they’re changing

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World Cup Merchandise Sales a Battleground for Nike and Adidas

BRANDS’ GIVE AND GO: While national soccer teams are battling for advancement in this year’s World Cup, Adidas and Nike are dueling for fans’ spending dollars.
Adidas AG is one of seven partners for the 2018 tournament, as evidenced by the Adidas logo that can be found on every game ball and other equipment. The company also sponsors Mexico, Russia, Colombia, Argentina, Germany and other countries. Nike Inc. has its own arsenal of teams — Brazil, Portugal, Nigeria, England and France among them. As of Monday, Nike had a higher sell–out rate, having depleted 28 percent of its World Cup merchandise within the first seven days, according to Thomson Reuters research. Adidas, meanwhile, had sold 6 percent of its FIFA-geared goods during that same time.
Analyzed in conjunction with StyleSage Co., the “Adidas vs. Nike — Who Will Score More World Cup Goals” report makes the distinction that little World Cup merchandise has been discounted. Nike has a higher average price point for its shirts and jerseys at $ 75.09 compared to Adidas $ 56.32. Markdowns aren’t necessarily needed given the World Cup’s popularity and to-the-end-of-the-earth kind of fans.
In terms of most valuable sports events brands, the FIFA World Cup ranks fourth with $ 229

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Wedding Deejay Arrested for the Brutal 1992 Rape and Murder of School Teacher Christy Mirack

Pennsylvania police made an arrest in the death of school teacher Christy Mirack 25 years after her murder.

Raymond “DJ Freez” Rowe, 49, was arrested on Monday afternoon at his home in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and was charged with criminal homicide.

Mirack was 25 years old and a sixth-grade teacher at Rohrerstown Elementary School. She was found dead in her home on December 21, 1992. Her death rocked her community and has remained a cold case for over two decades.

“The killer was at liberty for this brutal crime longer than Christy Mirack was on this earth alive. His apprehension was long overdue,” Lancaster District Attorney Craig Stedman told reporters at a press conference Monday.

Mirack was found dead in her home by the principal of her school who went to her home as he was concerned when she did not show up for work.

According to the District Attorney, the young teacher has been sexually assaulted, her clothes were pushed down from her waist, her shirt pushed up and it was clear a struggle had taken place.

Mirack was wearing her jacket and gloves and that, combined with scuff marks, led authorities to believe she had been dragged back into the home, Stedman said.

Mirack was strangled to death but she sustained a “brutal beating” to the point her “face was distorted,” he added.

At the time, authorities took a DNA sample from her body and the carpet underneath the body, which had fluids from the alleged attacker.

For years authorities did not find a match to that DNA. But, according to Stedman, that changed when the DNA sample was matched to a relative of Rowe who had uploaded their DNA to a database on genealogy website GEDmatch – the same site which was involved in the Golden State Killer’s arrest.

However, that alone was not enough for an arrest, so the deejay was put under surveillance. In late May, undercover investigators collected used chewing gum and a water bottle they claim Rowe used while working as a deejay at an event at a school, Steadman said at the press conference.

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Police concluded the DNA found in the gum and bottle were a match to the DNA taken from the scene, he added.

Stedman also said Rowe “was not on our radar” as the alleged killer before his arrest.

Rowe works as a deejay predominately at weddings, school proms and has even worked at charity events raising money to help female victims of violence.

However, he also claims to have worked as a deejay for celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Brooke Hogan, as well as at events featuring Sting, The Eagles and Kenny Kravitz, according to his website.

Rowe is currently being held in Lancaster County Prison and is not eligible for bail.

This isn’t the first time an arrest in a cold case was made after DNA was submitted to a genealogy site. California police arrested former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo for crimes he committed as the notorious Golden State Killer in April.

A police source told PEOPLE at the time that DeAngelo was caught through “sophisticated” DNA analysis, but said he was not on the radar of police. At the press conference, police said DeAngelo was linked to DNA evidence six days before his arrest.

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said that authorities surveilled DeAngelo and recovered “discarded DNA” that allegedly confirmed the suspect’s connection to the killings.


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Elyse Walker’s Localized Concept Towne to Open Second Location

Los Angeles-based retail maven Elyse Walker is doubling down on the localized concept with plans for a second Towne by Elyse Walker location planned for December of this year. The concept — luxury basics for women and men — will debut in Caruso’s Palisades Village on Sept. 22, followed by a location in Glen Centre in the Beverly Glen neighborhood of L.A.’s westside.
The store will join Walker’s 6,500-square-foot namesake flagship in Pacific Palisades, which since the late Nineties has quietly driven what industry sources say is the highest sales-per-square-foot of any multibrand retailer in the country and the one-year-old, 12,000-square foot Newport Beach location, which includes fine art, a salon and jewelry vault. Walker also is the fashion director of Forward by Elyse Walker, the e-commerce venture with Revolve.com.

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Walker has long wanted to grow her basics business, but has run out of floor space in her flagship boutique. The category, though, is a lucrative one. “I’ve never put a cardigan on sale,” she said. She said she still relishes discovering new jeans and T-shirt brands as much as ready-to-wear designers, and plans to carry a mix of high and low in Towne, which also marks her return

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Underfashion Club Revises Intimate Apparel Market Week Dates

The Underfashion Club has made changes to the intimate apparel market week calendar based on input from the industry.
Starting in 2019, market week will run from Feb. 3 to Feb. 8; May 5 to May 10; Aug. 4 to Aug. 9, and Nov. 3 to Nov. 8. For February and May, they’ve pushed the dates back a week from last season.
“Taking responsibility for setting market week dates is a highly positive initiative for the UFC. We have become an organization that is relied on for networking, ideas, information and supporting the future of the industry with student scholarships, grants and internships,” said Tina Wilson, president of the Underfashion Club. “This is yet another way we are able to further support and engage our members and the intimate apparel marketplace.”
Due to these changes, the 2019 Femmy Gala, which honors individuals and companies that have contributed to the intimate apparel industry, will take place on Monday, February 4 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

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The Kooples Men’s Spring 2019

Alexandre Elicha’s collection was all about punk — and creature comforts — with lots of soft, distressed and worn-in fabrics and oversized silhouettes.
Highlights included a worn-in cotton trench with fraying pocket edges, a striped sweater dotted with holes and a soft tartan bomber jacket and trousers.
Thick cotton T-shirts referenced the Sex Pistols — muses for this collection — while a check suit with fat lapels was adorned with pins that had punk-era slogans such as “No Future.” To complete the era’s references there were cargo pants and jackets covered in a camouflage pattern.
Life isn’t all about rebellion, however, and Elicha cooked up fluid shirts with Italian Baroque prints that were blended with panther and leopard print motifs, which added a sophisticated edge to the collection.

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InStitchu Acquires George & King Business

InStitchu, the Australian made-to-measure men’s brand, has made its first acquisition.
On Wednesday, the company said that it had purchased George & King, a Sydney-based, custom, tailored men’s wear company with a similar operating model. Terms were not disclosed but the acquisition is expected to add 4.5 million Australian dollars to the brand’s sales.
In February, InStitchu received a $ 3 million strategic investment from Dayang, the world’s largest suit manufacturer, which was earmarked to expand its showrooms around the world while also elevating the in-store and online experience. Since the acquisition, InStitchu has grown to nine showroom in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. It declined to provide a revenue figure.
“We have been actively looking for acquisitions in the custom men’s wear category globally as part of our growth strategy,” said James Wakefield, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of InStitchu. “Both InStitchu and George & King are passionate about making high-quality, made-to-measure men’s wear more accessible and affordable. We’re striving toward the same goal and strategically, are stronger as one.”
His cofounder and coceo Robin McGowan, added that the George & King team has done “a fantastic job penetrating the corporate partnerships market and we’re excited to continue building on the success that

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A$AP Rocky, Takashi Murakami Join Crowd at The Broken Arm and Prada Party

PRADA PARTY: A$ AP Rocky and Takashi Murakami were among the crowds from the fashion, music and art world that squished into a packed courtyard in Paris Saturday for a cocktail party hosted by The Broken Arm and Prada to celebrate a recent collaboration.
The concept store is selling limited editions of a Prada shirt from the fall men’s and women’s collection and has an installation on the collaboration at Parisian store through June 25.
“We wanted to take advantage of people being in Paris for Fashion week to have a gathering and catch up with our friends,” noted Romain Joste, one of The Broken Arm’s founding trio that also includes Anais Farge and Guillaume Steinmetz.
It was standing room only, even if benches were scattered about the space — fashioned as giant Prada delivery boxes turned on their sides, from the label’s fashion show.
People hovered in front of bins of beer and mini Champagne bottles politely, before realizing they were free to serve themselves. The idea was to keep things casual, but Parisians are not accustomed to drinking out of bottles.
“It feels like drinking beer!” laughed Elie Top, taking a swig from his mini Champagne bottle between puffs on a cigarette.
Designers who had finished

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Lena Dunham, Joshua Jackson & Sia Among Stars Protesting Migrant Crisis in Texas: ‘Together We Rise’

While attending a protest in Tornillo, Texas — a city along the U.S.-Mexico border — a group of celebrities came together to voice their outrage over the thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border illegally.

“We came to Tornillo, Texas, to show our solidarity with the families who have been separated, the children who are alone and the parents who are grieving and the undocumented Americans who are losing more than I can fathom,” Lena Dunham wrote alongside a group shot of many famous faces, including Amber Heard, Bella Thorne, Mira Sorvino and Sia.

In the group photo, many of the celebrities are carrying signs protesting the crisis. “This is about humanity,” read one of the signs, while another proclaimed “no one is illegal.”

“Thank you, Tornillo, for showing us a warm border welcome and reminding us that together we rise,” Dunham added.

RELATED: Will Migrant Children Be Reunited with Their Parents? An Immigration Attorney Explains

Sharing his own photo from the protest, actor Joshua Jackson wrote, “This was 10:00 am in Tornillo, Texas. We were standing outside the detention facility where hundreds of children are being held in tents. It was already near 100 F out there.”

“These are not summer camps. These are not acceptable conditions for children. This is a humanitarian crisis of our own making,” he continued, adding the hashtags “ #stopseparatingfamilies#endfamilydetention.”

Imploring her fans to donate to Voto Latino, a civic organization that helped facilitate the peaceful protest, Sia also announced that she would be matching all donations up to $ 100,000.

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Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood also participated in a separate event, the Break Bread Not Families rally, which was held in McAllen, Texas, in front of a detention center.

Since May, Trump’s “zero tolerance policy” has resulted in 2,342 children being removed from their parents who crossed the Southern border and face prosecution for illegal entry.

Amid a massive backlash, Trump signed an executive order reversing the position on Wednesday.

On Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security said the U.S. government had reunited 522 migrant children who were separated from adults, saying in a statement outlining the reunification process that the government “knows the location of all children in its custody and is working to reunite them with their families.” 

While waiting for the parents to complete their deportation hearings, children will continue to be held in custody. The families will then either be reunited before getting deported, or after the parent is released from detention and applies to be the child’s sponsor.

While Trump’s executive order said the government would maintain a “zero tolerance” policy for illegal entry into the country, a senior U.S. official told The Washington Post on Thursday that Border Patrol agents have been told to stop referring parents with children for prosecution.


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Lucas Portman Gets Flashbulbs Popping at Balmain

GENE POOL: He may have inherited his mother’s towering stature and model looks, but Natalia Vodianova’s eldest son Lucas Portman has no plans just yet to follow in his famous mom’s professional footsteps.
“I’m only in 10th grade, I’m 16,” said Portman at the Balmain show Sunday afternoon, where he got the flashbulbs popping just as much as more familiar front-row faces including Victor Cruz, Serge Ibaka, Virginie Ledoyen and Hu Bing.
The striking blond teenager, who had just gotten out of school for the summer and was looking forward to vacation, admitted that nevertheless, “I’m already looking for where I want to go and what I want to do.”
While he said he hadn’t yet decided on his plans for the future, his model and philanthropist mother is certainly an inspiration. “I know it’s a cliché, but my mom has always been an inspiration in everything she’s done.”
For her part, Ledoyen has just wrapped two movies, a made-for-television project, “Mélancolie Ouvrière,” (which translates as “workers’ melancholy”) and “Rémi Sans Famille” (or “Rémi the Orphan”), due out in December.
“They’re very different, one’s a trade unionist, the other’s an aristocrat, so the spectrum is very broad,” said the French actress of her characters in the

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Thom Browne’s Quirky Garden Party Draws Victor Cruz, Hidetoshi Nakata

OUTDOOR ORNAMENTS: Guests in the front row of Thom Browne’s men show had the best view of the garden gnomes scattered among the garden set with its flowers, pristine lawn and white picketed fence.
“They’re hilarious, first of all, but I think they’re cool. My mom has a bunch of them,” noted football player Victor Cruz. He looked a little closer — yes, hers were the same.

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“She loves those gnomes in front of the house, it’s so funny,” he said with a grin. The football player has a sneaker project in the works, but all he could say was that a French luxury shoe brand is also involved.
“I can’t talk about it just yet — expect it around the top of the year, early next year—sneakers, that’s what I do,” he teased.
Retired Japanese soccer star Hidetoshi Nakata, meanwhile, is less involved in fashion these days and more concentrated on traditional Japanese crafts, including making sake.

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The gnomes prompted a chuckle from Pierre Hardy, too. Not so practical in Paris, noted the shoe designer, ruefully. “I am Parisian…I love gardens but am not so good at gardening,” he admitted.

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Kim Jones’ Crew, Including Kate Moss and Lily Allen, Pack in to Dior Homme Show

IN FASHION: Paris rarely gets to see so many designers in one place. Karl Lagerfeld, Virgil Abloh, Victoria Beckham, Giles Deacon, Haider Ackermann, Kenzo Takada and Chitose Abe were just some of the talents who attended Kim Jones’ debut show for Dior Homme on Saturday at the Garde Républicaine. Guests were greeted by a towering floral statue of KAWS’ BFF character reimagined as Christian Dior and his pooch, and covered in some 70,000 blooms.
Sweeping in on the arm of Lenny Kravitz, Naomi Campbell said she was feeling “very proud, very happy.”
“Kim is the one that embraces all the young designers and brings them into the fold and I think that’s really rare. He’s a special human being,” she said, breaking off to catch up with Kate Moss front row.
Kelly Osbourne said Jones had given her a preview of the set two days prior to the show. “To be here today, it’s a dream come true for him but also for all of his close friends. We’re all so proud, we all think we’re going to have a Virgil [Abloh]-Kanye [West] moment day today — with all of us; it might be the entire front row,” said Osbourne, who is currently

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Calif. Toddler Dies After Mom Leaves Him in Car for 10 Hours While She ‘Socialized’: Police

A 23-year-old California mother was arrested after allegedly leaving her 18-month-old son in a hot car for 10 hours while she “socialized” with friends.

Police say Alexandrea Raven Scott left her son Chergery Teywoh Lew Mays inside of her car around 3 a.m. Wednesday while she visited friends.

“Once there, Scott, who resides in Humboldt County, socialized with people while leaving her child in the back seat of her car which was parked in front of the residence with the windows rolled up,” according to a statement by the Mendocino Sheriff’s Office.

“It is believed the child was left unattended in the back seat of the vehicle with the windows rolled up for about 10 hours,” it continued.

Scott allegedly discovered her son in the back seat at about 1 p.m. and took him to Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits, police stated. He was pronounced dead upon arrival.

She was arrested and booked into the Mendocino County Jail for willfully causing or permitting a child to suffer great bodily injury or death.

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Scott is currently being held without bail.

On Tuesday, Elizabeth Marie Barhonovich, 28 of Mississippi, was arrested and is being held in jail without bond after allegedly leaving her 10-month-old son in a hot car. The baby, Kash, died on June 14 “after being left in his mother’s vehicle for an unknown length of time while it was parked” outside her home “in the heat.”

RELATED: What to Know About Hot Car Deaths and How to Avoid Them

Records show temperatures reached 90 degrees on the day Kash died. The heat index was 98 degrees.

The Centers for Disease Control say that it is never safe to leave children unattended in a car in any weather, even with the window cracked open.

To remember that a child is in the car, they recommend keeping a stuffed animal in the child’s car seat on days when they’re not, and moving the stuffed animal to the front passenger seat when the child is there as a reminder. Other suggestions include placing purses or bags in the backseat by the child, or even one shoe so parents are assured to check before leaving the car.


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Victoria Beckham Opens London Flagship to Old Master Paintings

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW: Victoria Beckham is tapping into the fine art world with an exhibition at her store in partnership with Sotheby’s. It opens today and runs until June 27 ahead of Sotheby’s’ annual Old Masters sale.
Beckham is showcasing 16 handpicked paintings at her Dover Street store, including works from the Renaissance era, the Dutch Golden age and the British 18th-century. There are portraits by Peter Paul Rubens and Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Beckham has already hosted a number of contemporary art projects in her flagship store, which opened in 2015. This time, the sharp white walls should provide a fresh backdrop to the historic works of art.
“I hope that in presenting Victoria’s selection of portraits by the Old Masters in this wonderfully unexpected, modern and sleek space, we will be able to participate in some small way in the dialogue surrounding the magic of painted portraiture, and its enduring appeal, even in our modern age of selfie-overload,” said Chloe Steady, Sotheby’s Old Masters specialist.
The portraits are going under the hammer, with valuations ranging between 200,000 pounds and four million pounds.

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Rachel Zoe Gets In on Influencer Shopping Network, Joins Trove Board

Fashion shopping app Trove is adding Rachel Zoe and her husband Rodger Berman to its advisory board.
Zoe said, “With the products being released in the coming months, Trove will create a profoundly unique and simplified way for consumers to shop while supporting the influencers and brands that make it all possible.”
Separately, Trove expects to launch a chatbot on Thursday. The basic mission of Trove is to make style creators and their content discoverable and shoppable across any platform. The company was founded by Mary Orton and Rich Scudellari.
Orton, who is also chief executive officer of Trove, said, “The Trove chatbot, TroveChat, is the first of several cutting-edge technology products we will be unveiling this year that continue to build on our mission to connect consumers with influencer style content wherever they are in their shopping journey.”
She added that this was the perfect time to introduce the chatbot for influencers because discovery and growth have become challenging on other social media platforms. “TroveChat gives consumers the tools they need to find the style content they love and directs them straight to influencers’ blogs and Instagram accounts. And with 1.3 billion people using Facebook Messenger, it provides influencers with a powerful opportunity

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Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Resort 2019

Resort allowed Chiara Boni to revert back to her penchant for vibrancy. After a fall runway show focused on Hollywood glamour and a more muted palette, she approached this season with hits of saturated yellow, lime, red, turquoise blue and magenta on her signature stretch jersey fabric. She’s developed a niche base for the textile, namely for its ability to balance a svelte line with comfort.
There were about 35 new dress styles, including a sleek off-the-shoulder black number, a color-blocked version with a keyhole cutout at the waist, and a couple of fringe styles that allowed the designer to show her playful hand. A cropped fitted jumpsuit was a new silhouette buyers have been gravitating toward during market for its ease, streamlined form and ability to transition from day-to-evening. (It’ll be available in every color from the season).
Swimwear has been an unsurprising success for the brand, crafted from the same stretch jersey so that playful one-piece suits with either structured bows at the waist or corsetry details can double as bodysuits for night when paired with trousers. Boni developed two original floral prints as well, splashing them onto swimsuits, silk caftans (a first for the brand), and long formal dresses

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Rochas Names Federico Curradi to Head Men’s Fashion

Rochas has named a new creative director for its men’s wear activity, which it put on hold last year after only two seasons.
The Interparfums-owned fashion house said Italian designer Federico Curradi will be charged with bringing “a new attitude” to Rochas men’s wear going forward. The brand is expected to relaunch in January 2019.
“I am sure Rochas can find its own place in the men’s wear industry and Federico has the talent to bring Rochas to a next level,” stated Interparfums Group and Rochas chief executive officer Philippe Benacin.
Curradi, a native of Florence, launched his own men’s wear label, which shows in Milan, in January 2016 at Pitti Uomo. The designer, who lives in the Florentine countryside, is also creative director of outerwear specialist Peuterey. Born in Florence in 1975, after living in New York for several years he moved back to Italy, first working at Ermanno Daelli, then as head of the men’s styling office at Ermanno Scervino and later becoming head of the men’s collection of Roberto Cavalli in 2005. A year later, he began working at Iceberg on the company’s men’s wear as a consultant. He was also Iceberg’s first men’s wear creative director, succeeded by James

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Queer Eye’s Fab Five Travels to Yass, Australia, to ‘Make Better’ a Single Rancher Dad

Queer Eye captured the hearts in Gay, Georgia, and now the Fab Five is taking over Yass, Australia!  (Yes, that’s a real town!)

After two seasons of “Yass” jokes, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness descended on the rural town earlier this month to “make better” not one, but two men, including 54-year-old George, a single father and rancher who focuses more on his work commitments than his family.

“I do not think George has ever had four American gay men with one gorgeous Pakistani Brit ever come at him so aggressively for cuddles,” expert groomer Van Ness jokes about the hero, who was nominated by his son Levi.

RELATED: Queer Eye‘s Season 2 Features First Female and Transgender Subjects — and a Proposal!

While Karamo, Tan and Jonathan turn their attention to mentally and physically transforming George, Antoni and Bobby rebrand a local restaurant and pub with a completely new interior design and menu. (No avocadoes for Antoni this time!)

And the Fab Five even become Australian royalty!

The guys were surprised with a special ceremony by the Mayor of Yass, Rowena Abbey, who crowned them all Yass queens.

RELATED: Who Is the Thirstiest Fab Five Member? Queer Eye Cast Reveals All in Game of ‘Spin & Spill!’

Recently, Bobby, Karamo, Tan, Antoni and Jonathan spoke about the cultural and social impact the Netflix reboot has had on viewers around the world, and how they continue to tackle newfound fame together.

“On a personal note, I’m so incredibly proud of the way that I think each of my brothers and cast mates have tackled the electricity and how grand this whole thing is. I feel like it’s just exploding so quickly, especially with Season 2 dropping,” Antoni said at the 2018 Changemakers Award ceremony in New York City on Tuesday.

“Not only on social media but when we get together we don’t see each other. The fact that we all get to experience this as a unit, and I think it’s been unifying for all of us,” he said.

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Christian Louboutin Opens New Boutique at Wynn Las Vegas

Christian Louboutin this week will open its 141st boutique at Wynn Las Vegas. The 1,734-square-foot space, located in the Encore Esplanade alongside Chanel, Hermès, Alexander McQueen and a host of other luxury brands, will house the latest offerings from the brand’s iconic red-soled shoe collections, along with Vegas exclusives and bags and leather goods for women and men. Louboutin also has Las Vegas stores at the Shops at Crystal and the Forum.
Inspired by the designer’s hometown of Paris, which he dubbed a “city of contrasts,” the store’s various elements speak to the many juxtapositions that inspire his designs: modernity and nature, innovation and romance, functionality and whimsy. “If you look closely enough, you’ll see references to the opposites that coexist in Paris, where I was born and raised. I’ve always loved Paris. It is a great gift, you stroll around and you see so many beautiful things that are really inspiring,” he said.

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A travertine facade is layered with interlocking geometric forms that draw direct inspiration from the architectural constructs of Paris — the “lace and steel” Eiffel Tower, the city’s structural layout, and the symmetry of the streets. Arched “windows” are reminiscent of

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A$AP Rocky, Quincy Brown and Christian Combs Check Out Rick Owens show

A$ AP Rocky has a busy summer ahead, with concert dates on three continents between now and September. “There’s no such thing as vacation,” said the rapper.
On the personal fashion front, A$ AP has a new sneaker design coming out soon, he said. “It’s dope, because I did it,” he exclaimed, without revealing further details.
Sitting farther down the front row with Christian Combs, Quincy Brown teased about the third season of Fox series “Star” later in the year. “A lot of the tables turn,” he said. Brown also just released not one, but two singles on his birthday — June 4. “I wanted to give something back on my birthday,” he said.
For Jaylen Brown, hiding behind the face mask provided under the guise of an invitation for the smoke-filled show, it was a first visit to the City of Light. “I’m seeing some shows, eating some good food, drinking some wine — I’m a big wine drinker — sightseeing, shopping,” listed the Boston Celtics player.
Michèle Lamy took it all in, meanwhile, thanks to a GoPro camera strapped to her forehead. “I’m not really filming the show, but the people, and the whole day,” she explained.

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Jason Wu to Launch Lingerie and Bodywear

Jason Wu is moving into innerwear.
The designer is partnering with Real Underwear to produce a line of lingerie, underwear and loungewear for women and a collection loungewear for men.
“Lingerie has been a huge inspiration for many years, so it feels natural for me to expand into the world of bodywear,” said Wu. “I’m excited to combine the core DNA of Jason Wu with the quality and innovation of Real Underwear to create a beautifully considered collection.”
The women’s line, which will retail from $ 30 to $ 150, will include bras, bralettes, underwear, slips and bodysuits. The men’s collection will feature loungewear and underwear. The women’s like will be released for spring 2019 and the men’s collection will follow that fall.
Wu recently launched fragrance and partnered with The Greats on a sneaker.

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Frankies Bikinis to Launch RTW During L.A. Runway Show

Frankies Bikinis, the Los Angeles-based contemporary swimwear line founded five years ago by then-18-year-old Malibu native Frankie Aiello, is branching out into ready-to-wear. The collection will debut alongside Frankies’ resort 2019 swim collection during a runway show in L.A. on June 21.
Aiello, now 23, said she chose to forgo showing at Miami Swim Week, which she has done for the past four years. “I feel like at this point I could show in Miami with my eyes closed. Now was the time to bring it back to my hometown and do something different,” she said. (Another 18-year-old designer, Gigi Caruso, will make her Miami Swim runway debut this year.)

Two Polaroids from the upcoming Frankies Bikinis RTW collection, which will debut during the resort 2019 runway show in L.A. on June 21. 
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The designer believes there are few rules to follow in fashion anymore, which is also the idea behind her rtw collection. “I cringe when I hear the words ‘beach cover-up.’ We wanted to detach ourselves from that and create a new era of cover-ups.”
Social media, she said, has enabled customers to reach her directly asking for styling advice on how to wear their swimsuits both on and off the beach.

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Fundraiser to Reunite Migrant Parents with Their Children Raises Over $6 Million in 4 Days

A Facebook fundraising campaign aiming to reunite parents and children who have been sent to separate detention centers went viral and broke social media records after it raised over $ 6 million in just four days.

Charlotte and Dave Willner were moved when they saw a photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying as her mother was searched by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, The New York Times reported. That was all they needed to begin a grassroots campaign on Saturday to raise $ 1,500 to do what they could to try to reunite these families on Saturday.

They called it, “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” and the money is intended to go toward the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), a nonprofit organization in Texas that gives immigrant and refugee families legal representation in the state.

The couple’s expectations were exceeded when more than 130,000 people donated over $ 5 million in three days, the Times reports. At the time of publication, the page has now raised over $ 6 million.

Johnathan Ryan, the executive director of the nonprofit, expressed his amazement to the newspaper calling it a “great responsibility.”

“We’ve had moments of ecstasy and there have been a lot of tears in response to this outpouring of support,” Ryan said. “But those moments of joy are curtailed by a realization of great responsibility.”

RELATED: Secret Audio Captures Border Patrol Agent Joking About Children Sobbing For Their Parents

According to the fundraiser’s Facebook page, the money is intended to pay the bond of parents in detention centers so they can be reunited with their children while they await their court dates.

The funds will also go toward ensuring all children detained in Texas have legal representation. The page says bond minimums are set at $ 1,500 and can very anywhere between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.

According to the Times, RAICES currently has about 50 lawyers on staff. A Facebook spokeswoman told the newspaper the Willners’ page has become the largest single fundraiser in the social media site’s history.

While the $ 6 million has not yet reached RAICES, Ryan told the Times the nonprofit had already sent lawyers to aid detained immigrants and their children.

“These people need lawyers. Beyond the punditry and politics, each person suffering from this policy has a huge legal case to begin to prepare for,” he said.

RELATED: The Most Heartbreaking Photos of Migrant Children at the U.S.-Mexico Border — and How You Can Help

On Monday, ProPublica released an audio recording of a man reported to be U.S. Border Patrol agent joking about immigrant children’s crying while at a detention facility after they had been separated from their parents.

“Well, we have an orchestra here, right? What we’re missing is a conductor,” he said as a boy is heard crying loudly for his father.

ProPublica reported the person who made the recording asked not to be identified out of fear of retaliation. PEOPLE was not able to independently verify the recording.

Later in the recording, a little girl from El Salvador is heard pleading with the agents and consular representatives present to call her aunt, explaining she had memorized the phone number.

“Can I go with my aunt at least? I want my aunt to come to take me to her house. I have her number,” she is heard saying in Spanish.

RELATED: John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Stars Denounce Trump’s Migrant Children Policy on Father’s Day

She continued insisting the representatives call her aunt as two of them discussed feeding the children while a little boy in the background continued to cry for his father, yelling, “Papi! Papi!”

Since President Donald Trump’s administration rolled out its “zero tolerance” immigration policy — which prosecutes undocumented immigrants who cross the border between the U.S. and Mexico — more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents since April, according to the ProPublica.

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Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted against the police on Monday, writing, “The administration’s current family separation policy is an affront to the decency of the American people, and contrary to principles and values upon which our nation was founded.”

“The administration has the power to rescind this policy. It should do so now,” he added.


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Meghan Markle Attends Royal Ascot, Wearing Givenchy Once Again

THREE’S A CHARM: While it may be Meghan Markle’s first Royal Ascot outing, it’s the third time the young royal has worn Givenchy, the brand she chose to wear on her wedding day.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived in a horse-drawn carriage with Prince Edward and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, as part of the traditional carriage procession headed by the queen on the first day of Royal Ascot.
For each day of the Royal Ascot event, members of the royal family enter the racecourse from Windsor Castle via a horse-drawn procession, a tradition that dates back to 1825. This marks the start of the day’s racing events.

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive at the Royal Ascot. 
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Royal Ascot has a strict dress code laid out in the Royal Ascot Style Guide. Last year Ascot approved jumpsuits on women, but they’ve yet to embrace the off-the-shoulder styles favored by Markle.
To honor the dress code, Markle wore a collared, buttoned-up embroidered white dress from Givenchy, which she paired with a monochrome black-and-white Philip Treacy hat.
Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, were not in attendance at the Royal Ascot. The duchess is still on maternity leave with little

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David Koma Resort 2019

Like many others, David Koma has been influenced by the Eighties resurgence that’s been making waves on the catwalks and shop floors alike.
But the London-based designer managed to stand out in his interpretation of the hugely popular decade, making it his own by blending subtle Eighties references — a puff sleeve here, a crystal-embellished zip there — with his signature graphic lines and flair for modernism.
The result was a collection filled with desirable pieces that had the glamour and drama of the past and the sense of ease that speaks to today’s consumer.
Inspired by Helmut Newton’s swimwear photographs, Koma re-created his popular minidresses with curved, sporty necklines and ultra-thin shoulder straps. He also added a generous dose of sparkle with oversize crystals, silver sequins and Plexiglass. Heavy embellishment can be dangerous territory, but by keeping a monochromatic color palette and using the crystals or sequins to create graphic lines, Koma maintained a fresh, modern look.
Among the standouts were a white one-shouldered gown featuring a flashy sequinned side panel that aims to highlight the body, a black-and-white tuxedo dress with puffed silk-organza sleeves and black minidresses mixing graphic cutouts and soft draping.
Elsewhere, Koma continued to play with contrasts in a series

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Jay Z Named President of Basketball Operations at Puma

Jay Z will have an executive position at Puma.
The artist and entrepreneur has joined the sports brand as president of basketball operations and will work on player signings, product design and marketing strategy.
The appointment came on the same day that Puma said it was relaunching its basketball division. It hosted an event in Brooklyn with former New York Knicks legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier, who was honored with a lifetime Puma contract.

Walt “Clyde” Frazier and Deandre Ayton 
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This relaunch comes shortly after Puma signed Deandre Ayton, Marvin Bagley and Zhaire Smith to its basketball roster. Ayton is predicted to be the number-one pick at this Thursday’s NBA draft and Bagley’s deal is one of the biggest rookie shoe deals since Kevin Durant signed with Nike in 2007. Vince Carter was the last NBA player Puma endorsed in 1998.
In his new role, Jay Z will influence which players Puma works with in its basketball division and how the brand develops aesthetically. Roc Nation, Jay Z’s entertainment company, has worked with Puma before on different sneaker releases including Jay Z’s 4:44 Clyde sneaker that had a limited release at Kith, and Emory Jones’ two-shoe collaboration that was released last February. Big

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Kering Foundation Awards Reflect #MeToo Moment

PARIS — Among topics addressed by this year’s round of Kering Foundation awards is one of the crucial issues laid bare by the #MeToo movement: What can be done to prevent male perpetrators from harming women?
Reaching across three continents, and sifting through 180 applicants, the Kering Foundation has chosen seven winners for its biannual awards for social entrepreneurs fighting violence against women, to be handed out at a ceremony here on Tuesday evening.
Now in its 10th year, the foundation is adding a two-year mentorship program to the financial awards, which range from 5,000 euros to 10,000 euros. Winners also enter a six-month incubation program with a social innovation specialist.
Mauro Antonio Vargas Urías, who founded Mexico-based non-governmental organization Gendes, is the first example of a Kering foundation winner working with men on the topic of “healthy masculinity.”
“We use the magic of listening and understanding to confront men, so they can acknowledge their mistakes, get in touch with their feelings and change their behaviors,” he said in a statement.
Céline Bonnaire, executive director of the Kering Foundation, said it was key to work on the origins of violence.
“The approach is to work with male perpetrators and to deconstruct what Americans are calling toxic masculinity

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Tristan Thompson Celebrates Father’s Day with Diamond Necklaces Dedicated to Daughter True and Son Prince

Tristan Thompson is the proud father of True Thompson, 3 months, and Prince Thompson, 18 months — and he’s wearing his pride around his neck thanks to two diamond-and-gold necklaces featuring each of their names.

The new dad of two, who had his second child, True, with Khloé Kardashian in April after welcoming Prince with his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig, showed off his new bling on Instagram on Father’s Day. Thompson shared a photo of two gold necklaces around what appears to be his neck, with one that reads “TRUE” and one that reads “PRINCE.” Each piece is encrusted with diamonds and includes a chunky curb-style chain.

“My Prince🤴and Princess 👸,” he captioned the photo. “I love you guys so much!!!”

RELATED PHOTOS: Khloe Kardashian Gives a Closer Look at Daughter True’s Pink (But “Not Too Feminine”) Nursery

It’s not immediately clear if the basketball star spent Father’s Day with his daughter. After Kardashian revealed over the weekend that she had returned home to Los Angeles with baby True, the star shared a photo of her daughter seemingly holding Thompson’s finger, captioned “Happy Father’s Day.” However, there’s no word yet on whether Tristan was also in L.A. on Sunday.

“She hasn’t been back to L.A. for several months, so of course she is excited,” a source tells PEOPLE of Kardashian’s return home. “Her sisters and friends decorated her house, and Khloé seems very happy. She can’t wait to show off True to her friends that haven’t met her before. And she can’t wait to spend time with Kris and her sisters.”

And despite the Tristan’s cheating scandal back in April, a source also says Kardshian isn’t letting it phase her right now.

“The Tristan stuff hasn’t seemed to impact her substantially — at least not for now,” the source said. “She is prioritizing, and her priority is True. Whatever else comes next with Tristan, or really anything, she’ll deal with it as it comes, but she will not let anything affect this amazing time with her little girl.”


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Ascena Ramps Up E-commerce for Loft Outlet and Ann Taylor Factory

Loft Outlet on Tuesday will launch an e-commerce site, while sister brand Ann Taylor Factory on June 26 will reveal its own online site. Both will feature exclusive modern workwear pieces and feminine clothing in keeping with each brand’s aesthetic. The e-commerce sites will offer the same products found at Ann Taylor Factory and Loft Outlet stores. The latter will feature modern, feminine prints and patterns such as ruffle smock tie-waist dresses with an arrow design, $ 69.50, and smocked back pleated swing dresses in a petal print, $ 59.50. Loft Plus extended sizes will be available.
While the brands are arriving late to the e-commerce game, the web sites are launching in response to consumer requests.
“We’re always looking for ways to meet our client where she is and where she wants to shop,” said Gary Muto, president and chief executive officer of Ascena brands, Loft and Ann Taylor’s parent company. “The new factory and outlet web sites will enable us to enhance the shopping experience for our existing clients and introduce our brands to new clients.”
Ann Taylor Factory, which has been in business since 1993, operates 126 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, while Loft Outlet, which launched in 2008, counts 166

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Minkoff to Participate in Cannes Lions

MINKOFF’S CANNES ADVENTURES: Rebecca Minkoff is participating in several panels and activities at Cannes Lions, the world’s biggest festival and awards for the creative and marketing communications industry that takes place Monday through Friday.
Minkoff will participate in a panel on Tuesday entitled “The Female Quotient,” that will also include Sophia Amoruso, founder and chief executive officer of Girlboss and Dee Poku, founder of the WIE Network/The Other Festival and will be moderated by Jennifer DaSilva, president of Berlin Cameron. The topic of the discussion is “Transforming Workplace Culture for the ‘Now’ Generation.” Minkoff will discuss how to navigate the shifting perception of what it means to be a woman in business.
The designer is also cohosting a WIE Network Cannes Lions Dinner on Tuesday for women, along with Havas Media, Berlin Cameron and Deloitte Digital. The invitation-only event will be held on the Shutterstock yacht and will include a keynote and group discussion.
She is also involved in a Pinterest Beach Panel discussion on Wednesday with DaSilva, led by Rashi Rosenberg, creative strategy lead at Pinterest. On Thursday, the designer will give a keynote address and will speak about her career in a Q&A format in a classroom visit.
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Milano Moda Graduate Continues to Support Young Designers

MILAN — On Friday, the Italian Chamber of Fashion marked the opening of Milan Fashion Week with the fourth edition of Milano Moda Graduate, which continues to promote young designers.
The show featured collections from eight designers selected among students of Italian fashion schools including, among others, IED, Istituto Marangoni, NABA and Domus Academy.
Camera Nazionale della Moda invited a jury presided over by Renzo Rosso, founder of Diesel parent group OTB, to evaluate the candidates and assign the award. Other members of the jury included Camera president Carlo Capasa; Anna Zegna; Marco Lau, merchandising manager at Harvey Nichols Hong Kong, and Alessandra Carra, chief executive officer of Agnona, among others.
Mauro Muzio Medaglia of Accademia Costume e Moda scooped up the CNMI Fashion Trust award for best collection with a women’s wear lineup inspired by the Forties and referencing the style of Peggy Guggenheim, featuring see-through dresses nipped at the waist in pale shades of pink and mint.

A look from CNMI Fashion Trust’s award winner Mauro Muzio Medaglia. 
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The prize of 10,000 euros is aimed at helping the designer develop his business.  Rosso, who contended that “young designers embody cross-pollination, freshness and spontaneity,” presented the award.
The prize was backed by the CNMI

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Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner Have a Girls Night Out at MTV Movie & TV Awards as Kylie Bails

Kim Kardashian West and Kris Jenner had a girls night out at the MTV Movie & TV Awards this weekend while another member of the famous family was noticeably absent.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians Star, 37, and her mom, 62, posed for the photos together ahead of the awards show in Santa Monica, California, on Saturday night.

Kardashian West, with her hair braided into cornrows, paired a glittering silver sequined skirt with a white a crop top, while the family matriarch, 62, opted for the white double-breasted blazer and black pants.

Kylie Jenner was also expected to make an appearance, but the new mom was nowhere to be seen on the carpet ahead of the show. (Keeping Up with the Kardashians is nominated for best reality series/franchise.)

The outing comes just hours after Kardashian West documented her latest cuddle session with her 5-month-old daughter Chicago on social media.

She spent Friday in New York City celebrating daughter North West’s 5th birthday. She and Kanye West are also parents to 2½-year-old son Saint.

Earlier on Saturday, her interview with The Van Jones Show aired on CNN. She and Jones discussed Alice Johnson, who received a presidential pardon after spending 21 years in prison thanks to Kardashian West lobbying President Donald Trump for her release.

She was also asked whether she would ever consider running for president, saying, “I don’t really think that’s even on my mind.”

Meanwhile, Travis Scott, her sister’s boyfriend and father to her 4-month-old baby Stormi, posted an image to Instagram Stories featuring himself and their little girl Wednesday.

The 20-year-old reality star and cosmetics mogul recently deleted all photos showing Stormi’s face from social media.

In the comments section of a makeup-free selfie she posted featuring just a peek of her baby girl, users inquired as to why face-on photos of Stormi had been erased from Jenner’s Instagram account.

“Yeah I cut my baby out. I’m not sharing photos of my girl right now,” she replied, according to E! News.

RELATED: Kim Kardashian Denies She’s Being Used as a Political Pawn But Says Kanye Has Given Trump ‘Legitimacy’

On Tuesday, a source divulged to PEOPLE that Jenner “couldn’t wait to show off Stormi to her fans,” but had a change of heart once she became privy to some negative online dialogue.

“She posted pictures, because she was so excited to be a mom. Unfortunately, social media is a crazy place,” said the insider, noting that “people have been making nasty comments” about Jenner’s baby girl.

“Kylie is shocked and doesn’t want her daughter’s pictures to be a part of something negative,” added the source. “She might reconsider in the future, but for now, she won’t post any more photos of Stormi’s face.”

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Tiffany Haddish, air Monday at 9 p.m. ET on MTV.


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Virgil Abloh Taps Stylist Christine Centenera for Louis Vuitton Debut

RECRUITING DOWN UNDER: Virgil Abloh is working with Australian stylist and Vogue Australia fashion director Christine Centenera for his debut Louis Vuitton men’s collection, which will be presented in Paris on June 21, WWD has learned.
According to her sole international agent —Ben Hams at the Sydney-based agency M.A.P. —  Centenera is consulting to Louis Vuitton’s newly appointed men’s wear artistic director on his spring collection, will be styling the show and has been back and forth between her New York base and Paris working on the project since April. On Friday, she was en route to Paris for the final show preparations, Hams said.
Although Centenera has worked with Vogue Australia since 2012 — from 2016, based out of New York — she has also been building a parallel freelance styling career. Other clients have included Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Estée Lauder, for the latter’s fall 2017 Victoria Beckham collection campaign shot by Lachlan Bailey. Centenera met Abloh while both were working with West.
Centenera has consulted to West on all his runway collections since his debut spring 2012 women’s wear show in 2011. At the time she was the fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar Australia and Abloh was the creative director of West’s creative agency, Donda.
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James Harden, P.J. Tucker Take in Neil Barrett Show

JUMPING IN: James Harden and P.J. Tucker of the Houston Rockets flew into Milan Friday night and turned up the next afternoon in the front row of Neil Barrett’s show at the designer’s headquarters — where they were quickly surrounded by top men’s editors starry-eyed at meeting the sports celebrities and taking selfies with them.

P.J. Tucker and James Harden 

Harden is a longtime fan of Barrett’s and wears his designs often — “I have more of his clothes in my closet than I realized,” Harden said, revealing he and Barrett are in talks about a potential collaboration, although he declined to reveal details. During the show he seemed particularly excited by Barrett’s sneaker designs, nudging Tucker several times to point at specific styles.
The basketball superstar said he hoped to spend the next day doing some sightseeing in Milan before he headed to Paris for the men’s shows there. He plans to attend Virgil Abloh’s Off-White show as well as Abloh’s debut as men’s artistic director at “Louis,” i.e., Louis Vuitton. “I’m excited to see that,” Harden said.
 
 

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Neil Barrett Men’s Spring 2019

In an adventurous, sea and surf-faring mood, Neil Barrett, who has a thing about male uniforms, set out to explore the notion of contemporary masculinity, with the collection’s emblem a Hawaiian-style flower that was never girly.
The designer worked photographic treatments of anemones onto utilitarian macs, T-shirts and sweatshirts, placing them at the breast and shoulder in place of military emblems and medals.
Some of the prints had a strong Pop Art feel, others came graphically sliced, with shadowy black prints of the flowers staining a range of looks. But mainly it added a surf vibe, opening the gates for a strong water-sport theme.
Barrett in this highly wearable collection mixed his usual color palette of sand, beige, navy, gray and black with bright colors associated with surfwear.
His signature Nineties aesthetic was intact, folding in scuba underlayers and jackets inspired by the hi-tech dry suits worn by deep sea divers. The cut of the trenches, with their dropped shoulders and rounded shapes, were even based on their lines.
The designer sprinkled in sure-sell cargo pants cut like joggers, and cool dressier looks, like a gray tux with a Nineties fit.
Moving between urban and sportswear moods, the outerwear was ever strong and plentiful, with the

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Brooks Brothers, Mattout Partner on Dress Shirt Collab

Brooks Brothers will continue to celebrate its 200th anniversary during Paris Men’s Fashion Week by partnering with designer Pierre-Henri Mattout.
The retailer has tasked Mattout with creating a capsule of five limited-edition button-down shirts, a signature of the brand.
In 1896, John E. Brooks, grandson of founder Henry Sands Brooks, attended a polo match in the U.K. and noticed that the players had pinned down the collars of their shirts so they wouldn’t flap up while riding. He brought that idea back home to the States and created the button-down shirt.
”I’ve always been a big fan of Brooks Brothers’ history and for me their button-down shirts are simply the best cut and quality,” said Mattout. “I curate my store with iconic brands that are synonymous with tradition and innovation, it seemed very natural to add Brooks Brothers to the pool.”
The shirts will be available in non-iron, traditional cotton oxford as well as the ultralight Zephyr fabric from the archives of the Thomas Mason mill, which coincidentally, was also founded in 1818.
The Brooks Brothers for PHM shirts be available exclusively at Mattout’s PHM Saint Pères store in Paris, beginning June 18. They will retail for 140 to 290 euros.

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Val Kilmer Steps Out with His Lookalike Son After Being Cast in the Top Gun Sequel

Val Kilmer is returning to the big screen in the upcoming Top Gun sequel, but all the attention this week was on his 23-year-old son, actor Jack Kilmer.

The Heat star, 58, stepped out with Jack at a private screening of his son’s new film Carte Blanche. The duo, who share an uncanny likeness, posed for pictures together alongside the film’s director, Eva Dolezalova at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday.

The film tells the story of a young actor who is suddenly launched into stardom as the lead in a major movie franchise. “Attending a high-profile Hollywood function, he comes across a mysterious man from his past, which begins his downward spiral as he is pushed to the brink of his sanity,” Dolezalova explained in the film’s tagline.

Meanwhile, Kilmer will return as hotshot fighter pilot Iceman in Top Gun: Maverick alongside his costar in the original, Tom Cruise, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.

Kilmer’s comeback role in the film follows what has been a mysterious Hollywood hiatus for the actor.

Eva Dolezalova, Jack Kilmer and Val Kilmer.

His health issues first became apparent in January 2015, when a spokesperson told PEOPLE that he was rushed to the hospital “for a possible tumor.” Soon after, he took to Facebook to deny having a tumor, saying only that he “had a complication.”

After denying the illness for years, Kilmer finally opened up about his cancer recovery to The Hollywood Reporter in December 2017 in an interview alongside his children with his ex-wife Joanne Whalley: Mercedes, 26, and Jack, 22.

The article revealed that the actor’s two-year fight with throat cancer had “taken its toll” on the family and noted that Kilmer had undergone a procedure on his trachea which made his voice raspy and left him short of breath.

Kilmer credited his Christian Scientist faith in helping with his recovery and has undergone chemotherapy, according to THR.

Top Gun: Maverick is scheduled for release on July 12, 2019.


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The Royal College of Art Pitches a Two-Hour ‘Immersive Experience’ Show

LONDON — The Royal College of Art departed from tradition for this year’s annual fashion show showcasing works from 50 students across men’s wear, women’s wear, footwear and accessories.
Swapping the traditional catwalk for an immersive experience, the event was dubbed “A Walk Without a Cat,” and was filled with dance performances, talks and installations.
The show was held at 180 Strand, home of London Fashion Week, and upon arrival, guests were escorted through revolving doors where they were greeted by women’s wear student Sinéad O’Dwyer’s collection — a group of nude models wearing transparent body-cast molds made from fiberglass.
Guests were directed to the main seating area where they walked past works by accessories student Ramlah Wraich, who presented a collection of body-part embellished clutches, and footwear student Tabitha Ringwood’s twisted leather shoes.
The show started with a musical performance by women’s wear student Thibaut Knapp. Women’s wear student Renata Brenha Ribeiro’s collection, inspired by Latin American food and rituals, followed soon after. Models wore large headpieces that looked like dried chillies with bunched and textured dresses. Guests were presented with trays of mashed-up food that tasted like meat, but servers were unable to identify the exact ingredients.
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Toiletpaper’s Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari Partner with Maison Kitsuné for Capsule Collection

COMPLETELY SURREAL: Toiletpaper’s cofounders Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Perpaolo Ferrari have extended their surrealistic influence through a new collaboration with Maison Kitsuné.
Meant to challenge the limits of fashion as art, Toiletpaper’s bright and racy images have been splashed onto T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, iPhone cases and tote bags. Available as of Saturday in Maison Kitsuné’s New York store, the 15-piece collection is a second act, The first directional capsule collection between both parties debuted in Tokyo. An image of a fluffy white cat surrounded by white mice has been stamped on a smartphone case, and a close-up of a tongue covered with red, white and blue toothpaste decorates a tote bag. Retail prices range from $ 45 to $ 630 for the new genderless designs.
As the evocative name of their magazine suggests, Cattelan and Ferrari are known for pushing boundaries through their artistic and commercial enterprises. Their black humor is evident in Toiletpaper’s collection of plates, mugs, tablecloths, teapots, soaps, umbrellas and other items for the Italian design company Seletti. A plunger, for example, is among the unexpected imagery they have used for that collaboration. Ferrari has shot a few seasonal campaigns for Maison Kitsuné in the past. Earlier this year the design duo

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Theory to Open Freestanding Store in Austin, Tex.

THEORY TO HIT AUSTIN: Theory is headed to Texas to open its third freestanding full-price store in the Lone Star state. The boutique will open June 25 in Austin at Domain Northside, which houses such stores as Apple, Restoration Hardware, Nordstrom, Paige, Joie and Warby Parker. The company has full-price stores in Highland Park Village in Dallas and River Oaks in Houston.
The new Austin store, at 11624 Rock Rose Avenue, spans, 3,000 square feet. It was conceived as a flexible space. A series of oak screens and light are suspended from an infrastructural grid, which can be rearranged throughout the year. The malleable design system allows the Theory space to evolve with the brand.
The store will house women’s, men’s and accessories collections. There are currently 225 Theory stores globally.
As reported, Theory has made some major design changes at the company. Beginning with the pre-spring 2019 collections, Theory is being designed by the new women’s wear creative director Francesco Fucci, an alum of The Row.

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Meghan Markle Chooses Givenchy Again for First Solo Royal Engagement

SECOND TIME AROUND: For her first official engagement in Cheshire with the Queen, Meghan Markle opted for another design by Givenchy — the same designer she chose for her wedding dress. Four weeks ago, Meghan married in an unembellished Givenchy haute couture wedding dress in Windsor.
The simple cream-colored cape-style dress was as fuss-free as her wedding gown. She paired this with a thin black belt and black pointed-toe pumps.
Markle and the Queen marked the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge, a new six-lane toll bridge that connects the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. The unveiling of the 1.86 billion pound project was followed by a performance from local school children. This is Markle’s first solo royal engagement.

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Markle is said to have broken yet another royal protocol when she arrived at Runcorn station without wearing a hat or a headpiece. Last week, the duchess did so again when she attended the Trooping the Colour parade in an off-the shoulder dress.
Today also marks the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed the lives of 72 people, and Markle and the Queen took part in the minute’s silence to remember and pay respects to

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The Duchess and the Queen! Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth Step Out Together for First Time

The Duchess and the Queen have arrived!

Meghan Markle stepped out in northwest England on Thursday morning alongside the ultimate royal companion: Queen Elizabeth herself. The monarch wore a lime green suit dress by Stewart Parvin and a matching hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan, while Meghan wore a light beige pencil dress with a cape top by Givenchy (her wedding dress designer!).

The new Duchess of Sussex, 36, and the Queen, 92, disembarked in Cheshire, some 200 miles from London, via the royal train in Runcorn after spending the night aboard. The train is a favored travel option for the Queen and other senior royals because it allows them to work and relax en route.

Not even a month since Meghan married Prince Harry on May 19, this is the first occasion the Queen has taken her new granddaughter-in-law on an official visit. The joint outing is “happening at triple speed” compared to Meghan’s predecessor, Kate Middleton, royals author Ingrid Seward previously told PEOPLE.

First on the pair’s agenda: the Mersey Gateway Bridge, where Meghan and the Queen met architects, planners and community representatives. They also watched a performance by local school children before Elizabeth formally opened the bridge.

Their next stop is the Storyhouse in nearby Chester, where they were set to meet a Syrian settlement group, watch a performance by the Fallen Angels dance company and catch a medley of songs from a current production of A Little Night Music.

Their last appointment is set to be a lunch at Chester Town Hall with locals brought together by the council.

The outing is seen as the Queen’s way of helping immerse Meghan into public royal engagements. “It is the way of the royal family—all part of the training and getting used to being in public life and under public scrutiny,” Elizabeth’s former press secretary, Charles Anson, tells PEOPLE. “Showing people the ropes is a high priority for the Queen.”

Seward, author of the recent biography of the Queen and Prince Philip, My Husband & I, adds, “The Queen knows the potential pitfalls of not giving a guiding hand. She can’t expect Meghan to know everything without being shown. I’m sure she feels Meghan needs a steadying hand in these early days.”

Meghan returned to public royal outings shortly after her secret honeymoon with Harry, when she joined in the annual celebration of the Queen’s birthday, Trooping the Colour, on June 9.


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Ulla Johnson Resort 2019

Coming off a 20-year anniversary milestone, Ulla Johnson keeps on rolling. She recently traveled to Brazil to check on the intricately hand-woven shoes and bags she used in resort as an artisanal element to finish off feminine looks. São Paulo proved inspirational for its balance of modern architecture, culture and wilderness, leading Johnson to explore a meeting place of structure and ease in her signature bohemian romance.
She turned to the work of Hilma af Klint, an abstract painter in the 20th century, whose art employed a bold use of color, geometry and floral motifs. It inspired the exuberant palette of poppy yellow, red, magenta and lavender, as well as the floral patterns of ruffle-adorned dresses and opulent embroidery. A standout dress, made in India, for instance, featured paneling that took eight hours to embroider, handmade crochet trim and flower tassel, and handfinishing that makes it an emotional buy, and a keepsake that’ll last more than a season. Almost all the prints this season were shown on the reverse for a lived-in, time-honored effect. Customers will appreciate the fringy handknits woven in Peru and other hand-braided, hand-woven bags made in the Philippines and Spain.
She steered silhouettes to be soft and structured,

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Panache Introduces ‘Find Your Fit’ Campaign

Panache wants women to know their bra size.
The intimate apparel brand is continuing its “Find Your Fit” messaging that it developed in 2017 after finding out that more than half of women have never had a professional bra fitting. The campaign included 400 global fit events that took place in the U.K., Europe, U.S. and Australia.
“When we learned this stat, we realized the importance of creating regional fit events,” said Sarah Froggatt, marketing director at Panache. “Panache’s ‘Find Your Fit’ events are giving women an opportunity to discover their true bra size and find styles that complement their figures. It’s a comfortable and fun environment for women to have a bra fitting — nothing daunting — and we’re excited to bring this opportunity to women around the world.”
For 2018 they’ve expanded on this idea and will hold events at participating retailers. Panache is carried by stores including Rigby and Peller and Town Shop. The events will feature a Panache bra fit expert and offer its full range, which includes Panache, Cleo, Panache Sport, Panache Swim and Sculptresse. Panache is hoping to host 75 to 100 events in the U.S. this year.
Froggatt said these events usually result in women purchasing a bra.
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Rimowa Unveils Second Installment of Fendi Collaboration

TAKE TWO: Rimowa has unveiled the second installment of its collaboration with Fendi.
The sleek aluminum cabin trolley, launched last November, will go on sale this month in two new colors, blue and red. The earlier black-and-yellow version was featured in Fendi’s travel-themed men’s ready-to-wear show in January.
Like its predecessor, the case displays the double F logo with a brushed effect, which changes depending on the light, as well as Cuoio Romano leather handles on the top and side, and a web belt that runs across the case. A new leather Airbag charm, shaped like a paper airplane, has Fendi’s signature Bag Bugs eyes.

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The novelty is that the cases will be among the first to feature Rimowa’s new visual identity, unveiled earlier this year to coincide with the brand’s 120th anniversary. Personalization options include stickers and a customizable leather name tag that snaps onto the external belt.
Fendi, which like Rimowa belongs to French conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, was the first brand to collaborate with the German luggage maker following the arrival of luxury scion Alexandre Arnault as chief executive officer.
Rimowa has also made limited-edition suitcases with Supreme, Off-White and graphic design duo M/M Paris.

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Gant Names Brian Grevy Chief Executive Officer

The Patrik Nilsson era at Gant has ended.
On Tuesday, the Sweden-based men’s brand elevated Brian Grevy, chief marketing officer, to chief executive officer, succeeding Nilsson, who has left the brand after a four-year run.
“Brian has been a key player in the global management team and I am happy to appoint him as ceo,” said Thierry Guibert, chairman of the board. “His understanding of how to transform brands in today’s rapidly changing retail environment has already proven invaluable for growth at Gant.”
Grevy has 20 years of businesses management experience. He joined Gant in June 2016. Before that, he served as general manager of training at Adidas.
As ceo, his first priority is to “develop a strategy that continues to build value for the consumer, and also ensures further growth for Gant,” the company said.
“Gant has a tremendous heritage and great potential — which is why I joined the company in the first place,” Grevy said. “Our intent is to continue to strengthen our business across all our markets through new innovations. The ambition is also to create operational leverage and efficiencies across the full value chain. I am looking forward to working with the team to achieve further successes in the years

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What the New Ruling Means in the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Custody Case

The custody battle between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just heated up, with a judge ordering new restrictions for  Jolie’s involvement in Pitt’s interaction with their six children.

According to court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Jolie could be in danger of losing primary custody of the children if she doesn’t take steps to improve their relationship with their father. A judge in the couple’s ongoing divorce case said in the documents that “it is critical that each of children have a healthy and strong relationship with their father and mother,” and that Jolie must allow Pitt to maintain and repair that.

Family law attorney David Glass, who is not associated with the case, tells PEOPLE that it “is extremely rare” to see a court intervene in this way, though they typically do so after extensive evaluation and to prevent children from being alienated from one parent.

“It looks like what this judge was weighing was the difference between estrangement and alienation,” says Glass, who has not had access to the court documents. “The difference there is, estrangement is when children aren’t connected to one of the parents, mainly because of something that parent did. So a hypothetical, if dad screams and yells at the kids and doesn’t treat them nicely, the kids stop wanting to see dad, that’s estrangement. An alienation refers to where children have been told by the other parent that the parent they’re not seeing is bad, or doesn’t like them, or doesn’t care about them. Just talking badly about the other parent and the kids start to internalize what the other parent is telling them. In alienation cases, kids will typically just repeat words that are beyond their years, or they will repeat reasons that they don’t possibly have access to the information.”

He adds: “It’s a rare case where the court will find that someone alienated the kids. It takes a lot to move the court past estrangement into alienation, but once it’s determined that one parent is alienating the kids, the court has no choice but to jump in and make pretty strong orders right away.”

The judge also outlined specific steps Jolie should take to aid Pitt’s access to and relationship with the children, including a detailed summer visitation schedule, and easy phone access between Pitt and each of the kids, without monitoring or interference from their mom. Glass says that the goal of the new guidelines is to “try to figure out what’s in the children’s best interest.”

“The schedule worked out by the court is the typical post-alienation reunification schedule,” he says. “You see them a couple hours a day and that starts leading to full days and eventually if things go well it leads to overnights, so you’re slowly acclimating the kids to the parent who’s been cut out of the kids lives.”

According to the court documents, the kids have to continue to see their therapist with Pitt, which Glass says is a positive step.

“That’s the first good news, that the kids are in therapy and that dad is somehow involved in the therapy. That’s where the kids can work out whatever issues they have. It’s that continuing contact with dad … all those little pieces that eventually lead to some sort of reunification with their dad.”

Reps for both Jolie, 43, and Pitt, 54, have not yet responded to a request for comment. Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt on September 19, 2016. The have six children: Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 9-year old twins Vivienne and Knox.


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Miguel Adrover Considers Selling Rights to Name

Miguel Adrover is thousands of miles away from fashion’s epicenters, but he is dialed-in enough to know his name still means something, which is why he may sell it.
Two months after staging “Death With Roasted Peppers,” an other-worldly installation of art and photography in Majorca, the designer-turned-artist is mulling over putting a price tag on the rights to his name. A real flamethrower in New York’s Nineties fashion scene, Adrover shuttered his company after financial troubles and retreated to his homeland to open a bar. Now “for a good amount,” he would be game. “That’s a good name, right?” he asked rhetorically of his signature label in a phone interview Tuesday.
The way Adrover sees it, he has created a philosophy within the industry (that involves upcycling, sustainability, organic production, environmentalism and social consciousness,) and that “should be out there” and put into practice. “It’s still very up-to-date. Vaquera, the designers in New York, made a T-shirt with my face on it. They sent me one of these T-shirts. I was thinking, ‘Imagine, these people have put my face on a top and I’m still alive and here,” he explained. “Yesterday I was supposed to have a Skype interview with American

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Kristen Davis, ‘Sex and the City’ Writers, Influencers Dish on Show’s Fashion, Celebs

After 20 years, “Sex and the City” continues to be the fashion gift that keeps on giving. Over the weekend, new tidbits about some of the show’s greatest designer hits emerged when Kristen Davis turned out to be the surprise guest at a fan event cohosted by The Standard Hollywood and popular Instagram account Every Outfit on Sex and the City (@everyoutfitonSATC). Since its founding by writer/director Lauren Garroni and fashion professional Chelsea Fairless two years ago, the account has found half-a-million followers who still relish dissecting everything that Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha wore during the show’s seven seasons on HBO.
Those include Davis and Parker, who have weighed in on some of the posts. The crowd cheered as Garroni and Fairless welcomed Davis to the pool deck of the West Hollywood hotel, where parts of the popular two-part Los Angeles story arc were filmed. Davis was wearing the Prada lipstick skirt she wore on an early SATC episode, along with a sparkly pair of Sarah Jessica Parker pumps “because I wanted to have Sarah with us.”
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St. James’s Retailers, Barbour International Take a Streetwear Turn at London Fashion Week Men’s

STREET SMARTS: Traditional men’s wear retailers from Jermyn Street, St. James’s took to the sidewalks of London for their fourth open-air show in a see-now-buy-now format during London Fashion Week Men’s.
New to the fashion week fixture were brands Paul & Shark, Aspinal of London and Grenson. The three brands joined seasoned labels Harvie & Hudson, John Smedley, Lock & Co. and Aquascutum in flexing their sartorial muscles.
The Jermyn Street retailers favored mustard yellow and cornflower blue separates. Bright, colored socks added a pop to traditional looks.

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There were also streetwear staples in the mix, in the form of a camouflage-print windbreaker, a fishnet vest top and laid-back pieces such as cable-knit jumpers, gray track pants and basic T-shirts.
The see-now-buy-now presentation also saw female models dressed in men’s wear. One model wore a dark green slim-fit suit while another showed off a more summer-y look: Navy blue tailored shorts and a relaxed red pullover.
Later in the week, Barbour International showed off streetwear looks, too, incorporating elements from the brand’s classic Bedale jacket and T-shirts with retro-style brand logos.

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A bright blue filmy jacket had a single-patch pocket that was swiped

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Kendall Jenner Shades Donald Trump While Playing Family Feud with Kanye West and the Kardashians

The Kardashian edition of Celebrity Family Feud got political when Kendall Jenner cracked a joke about President Donald Trump — whom her brother-in-law Kanye West ardently supports.

During Sunday night’s episode (which was taped in February), the Kardashians/Jenners faced off against the Wests while competing for $ 25,000 benefitting the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. And model Kendall had the whole family in stitches when she answered host Steve Harvey’s question: “If you had a wild party and everybody’s naked, who is someone you would hate to see show up?”

“Donald Trump,” said Kendall, 22, as everyone, including West, erupted into laughter. (She got the point, since Trump counts as a “celebrity,” one of the six answers.)

The 41-year-old rapper has praised Trump, 71, in controversial tweets, though wife Kim Kardashian West supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

RELATED VIDEO: PEOPLE Writer Natasha Stoynoff Breaks Silence, Accuses Donald Trump of Sexual Attack

In the end, Kendall, Kris Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, cousin Cici Bussey, grandma M.J and pal Jonathan Cheban bested Kim, Kanye and his cousins — though Kimye got to play the Fast Money Round.

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The superstar couple are huge fans of the game show, and Kim noted how happy her husband was to participate..

“Kanye has a permanent smile on his face during this whole Family Feud episode,” she tweeted.

Celebrity Family Feud airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.


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Burberry, Vogue Hommes Thrust Photography Into the Limelight

SNAP HAPPY: Burberry and Vogue Hommes each celebrated great photography during London Fashion Week Men’s with events that highlighted images shot in specific — and colorful — locations.
On Friday night, Burberry held the first of three events to mark the third installment of the Juergen x Adwoa photo series, and the launch of the brand’s fall 2018 pre-collection at Thomas’ Café inside Burberry’s Regent Street flagship.
The three photo portfolios, shot by Juergen Teller, center on Adwoa Aboah’s family and close friends including Jean Campbell, Montell Martin and Kwame N’Dow. For the final set of photos, Burberry explored Aboah’s Ghanaian roots, with pictures shot in Accra, Aboah’s family home. They also feature her close friend, the model Sonny Hall.

Iris Law, Little Simz, Adwoa Aboah, Kesewa Aboah and Chloé Caillet. 
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“I tried very hard not to be too emotional about this trip, but it’s so special for everyone to see where the story started. I’ve been able to bring close friends of mine here, and my grandma and my family have had a taste of what the other part of my life is like,” said Aboah of her trip back to Africa.
In the images, Aboah models Burberry’s fall pre-collection wearing pieces such as a

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Man Men’s Spring 2019

The single theme running through the three collections at the Topman-sponsored Man group show was dressing up. From Stefan Cooke’s off-kilter elegance to Art School’s High Concept Characters and Rottingdean Bazaar’s frivolous costumes, the season was certainly theatrical.
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Cooke, winner of the H&M young designer prize and the L’Oréal Professionnel Creative Award, founded the brand with partner Jake Burt after graduating from the Central Saint Martins M.A. course last year.
His second outing for Man was a nostalgic exploration of the summer holidays of his youth, eagerly anticipated but ending in a state of ennui, with days spent doing nothing but indulging creative impulses and foraging through the dressing-up box. Maybe throwing a feather boa on with jeans and a T-shirt, maybe borrowing an older brother’s suit.
That meant a focus on tailoring and outerwear, with suits embellished with inlaid Perspex studs in naïve floral clusters, a jazzy tartan ensemble topped with a trompe l’oeil cable-knit vest, and well-cut trousers styled with striking ostrich feather belts. It was a sophisticated collection that established Cooke as a designer with a strong point of view.
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Kiko Kostadinov Reinvents a Timeless Camper Classic

CAMPER CONNECTION: London designer Kiko Kostadinov has teamed with Spanish footwear brand Camper on three chunky hybrid styles that pay tribute to the 1997 classic Camper Teix boot.
The shoes made their debut as part of an installation at the Camper Lab store in Shoreditch and the collaboration is part of Camper’s Together project, an initiative that pulls in international designers to develop creative collaborations.
In previous seasons, Gosha Rubchinskiy and the makeup artist and creative director Isamaya Ffrench have also taken part in the project spearheaded by Romain Kremer, creative director of Camper.

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Kremer said he was drawn to Kostadinov’s innovative, techy-style. “What struck a chord with Kiko’s work was the architectural detail and his research into form and shape. It’s something that really resonates with us as a brand and that’s why we were interested to create something together,” he said.
The shoes are stocked at Camper Lab in Shoreditch, as well as Dover Street Market in London. At Camper Lab, the earthy-colored trekking boots sit atop buckets filled with woodchips. The installation is accompanied by a striking visual campaign, photographed by Gareth McConnell.
This is the second time the London-based designer has partnered with a footwear brand

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Machine-A Spotlights the Most Exciting Fashion Graduates

NEW BLOOD: In line with its ongoing commitment to champion young talent, Soho boutique Machine-A hosted a showcase to open London Fashion Week Men’s and shine the spotlight on the most exciting fashion graduates.
The work on display was part of a long project spearheaded by Stavros Karelis, co-owner and buying director at Machine-A, alongside the Central Saint Martins’ media platform One Granary, and its fashion education platform Void.
Earlier this year, Karelis curated an exhibition for Void that traveled to New York, Paris and Copenhagen’s International Fashion Fair to showcase the works of some of the most promising design students, who graduated from schools such as Parsons The New School in New York, Central Saint Martins in London and the Fashion Academy in Antwerp.
Five of the graduates went on to work with Machine-A on producing their first commercial collections for the retailer.
“We are showcasing the graduates that have been selected throughout the year and who we believe are going to do very well in the future. They all have very promising talent,” said Karelis of the students he chose for the project, who include Bianca Saunders, Eftychia Karamolegkou, Arnar Már Jónsson, T/Sehne and Camilla Damkjaer. “The idea was to offer them exposure

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Ryan Reynolds Roasts Blake Lively After She Jokes She Missed Out on Dating His ‘Hot’ Twin

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively keep one-upping each other in the race to see who can roast better!

While the Deadpool 2 star did actually grow up with three older siblings, his “twin” brother Gordon (who’s actually just actor) occasionally interviews the 41 year old while seemingly trying to take the movie star down a peg or two.

Letting his fans know on Friday that he’d sat down with his twin brother once again, the actor shared a short clip of their interview on social media, writing, “Tomorrow is #WorldGinDay. My brother is an ass. Which is why you can’t have one without the other.”

“It’s nice to see you again,” Gordon tells his brother at the beginning of a short clip. “It’s like looking in a mirror, five years from now.”

“It’s nice to see you Gordon. We’re off to a good start,” the actor sarcastically replied.

RELATED: Blake Lively Continues Troll War on Ryan Reynolds With Hilarious Brag About Her Hair

Responding to the interview, Lively jokingly suggested that she had picked the wrong Reynolds brother to marry.

“S—. Your brother is hot. I’ve made a terrible mistake…” she wrote in a comment captured by popular Instagram account Comments by Celebs.

Not to be outdone this time, Reynolds playfully responded, “You haven’t made a mistake. You’ve been living with him for over a year.”

Poking fun at each other and their high-profile relationship is nothing new for the couple, who have been married since 2012 and have two daughters: James, 3, and Inez, 20 months.

In May, while insisting that his wife spoil the plot of her upcoming film A Simple Favor — a movie which centers around the mysterious disappearance of Lively’s character  — Reynolds revealed that Lively, 30, actually drove him to the hospital while she was in labor with one of their children.

“You can tell me. We’re married. You once drove me to the hospital when you were giving birth. So..what the f— happened to Emily?” he wrote on Twitter in response to a new trailer for the film that Lively shared on her own account.

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Her response? “Oh darling, of all the secrets I’m keeping from you,