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Power of Women luncheon serves up talk about Trump, midterm elections and women banding together

In his introduction to Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, and one of five honorees at Friday’s Variety Power of Women luncheon, actor and director George Clooney took the Trump administration to task for stoking a culture of fear. "We’re living in a time where fear...

Beyoncé takes center stage and music publishing executive Jon Platt is honored at City of Hope gala

Just before inviting the audience to sing along with her at Thursday’s City of Hope Spirit of Life gala, Beyoncé, fresh from her On the Run II tour with husband Jay-Z, had a few words to say to Warner/Chappell Music Chairman and Chief Executive Jon Platt, the night’s honoree. “I’m so honored to...

Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe ousted amid turmoil at beauty brand

A Canadian judge ruled Friday morning to oust Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe. The judge granted the injunction filed Wednesday afternoon by Deciem’s minority investor, the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., seeking to have Truaxe removed from the company’s board and as chief executive officer after he unilaterally...

Princess Eugenie picks Peter Pilotto for her big day

Princess Eugenie has picked London label Peter Pilotto to create the dress for her marriage to Jack Brooksbank. The princess swept up the steps to St. George’s Chapel in Windsor at 11 am local time wearing the long, white dress with a wide V-neck, a fold around the shoulders, a revealing back and...

Takashi Murakami and Virgil Abloh celebrate ‘America Too’ collaboration at Gagosian Beverly Hills

The line was half a block long, not an unusual occurrence at Gagosian Beverly Hills, but certainly one that hasn’t happened since its Oscar Week opening featuring Damien Hirst back in February. Wednesday night’s opening of “America Too,” the third collaboration between Takashi Murakami and Virgil...

Estée Lauder sues Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe

The Deciem drama is moving from Instagram to the courtroom. The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has filed an injunction against founder Brandon Truaxe, following Truaxe’s announcement on Instagram that Deciem was shuttering operations. Truaxe posted an e-mail from the Lauder lawyer Mark Gelowitz on Instagram...

Lauren Tsai on her Marc Jacobs collaboration, new book and Marvel comic book covers

Texting on a bench, with her head down, Lauren Tsai looks like one of thousands of Gen Zers. That is, until she unfolds herself almost like a dancer, and stands beaming hand outstretched, entirely unrehearsed. The artist-model-influencer-reality star arrived for an interview Monday afternoon on...

Whimsy + Row branches out with first standalone store in Los Angeles

With enough money and a growing business, the timing was right for eco-friendly brand and retailer Whimsy + Row to open its first standalone store. The company inked a deal for a 3,500-square-foot space on Venice Boulevard in Los Angeles, with about half allocated to a store and the rest serving...

Amber Heard, Tiffany Haddish, Miranda Kerr and Gabrielle Union attend Porter's Incredible Women Gala

Charlize Theron, Tiffany Haddish, Anna Kendrick and Amber Heard were among the celebrities who turned out for Porter magazine’s Incredible Women Gala on Tuesday night. Held at the Ebell of Los Angeles, the affair featured an inspiring night of powerful spoken-word performances, which included speeches,...

Chanel unveils first campaign with Penélope Cruz

Chanel has unveiled its first advertisements starring Penélope Cruz, who joins the likes of Margot Robbie and Kristen Stewart as the latest star to be lensed for a campaign by Karl Lagerfeld. The black-and-white images show the Oscar-winning actress dressed in items from the label’s nautical-themed...

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16 Oct 2018 10:35

Tommy Hilfiger shakes things up by teaming up with Zendaya on new capsule collection

<p><a href="">Tommy Hilfiger</a> is shaking it up.</p> <p>Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp., has tapped 22-year-old actress Zendaya, who recently starred in “Spiderman: Homecoming,” and “The Greatest Showman,” to be the new global women’s ambassador. She will be featured in the brand’s global integrated campaign beginning...</p>

15 Oct 2018 16:20

Tom Ford, Armie Hammer and Zoe Saldana attend the Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden

<p>Sunday’s Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden didn’t just sell out. It also drew attendees from far and wide. More than a few guests traveled to Los Angeles for the occasion: actor Joel McHale flew in from Boston; artist Judy Chicago came from New Mexico; and director John Waters left New York to attend.</p>...

15 Oct 2018 14:20

Burberry adopts a monthly drop model with first capsule to be released Oct. 17

<p><a href="">Riccardo Tisci</a> has a million retail tricks up his monogrammed sleeve, including a new sales strategy of monthly product drops that will sell exclusively through <a href="">Burberry</a>’s social media and mobile messaging apps.</p> <p>Taking a page out of streetwear’s book, <a href="">Burberry will be launching monthly product...</a></p>

15 Oct 2018 13:00

Ralph Lauren introduces Polo Bear watches

<p>Continuing his 50th anniversary celebration, <a href="">Ralph Lauren</a> is launching the Polo Bear Collection, which combines Swiss watchmaking with the Polo Bear — a favorite icon in the designer’s world.</p> <p>The collection represents the first time Lauren has created timepieces specifically for the Polo brand....</p>