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     Kerry Washington in Chanel in the September issue of "Town & Country."

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Last year, British model and aristocrat Lady Kitty Spencer starred on the September cover of  Town & Country in a necklet of Bulgari

diamonds the year before, it was Catherine Zeta-Jones and her daughter Carys Zeta Douglas clad in printed dresses by Michael Kors

this September, the magazine known for delivering clever cover lines about high society in Aspen, decided to ditch the rich and call on a "resistocrat." Kerry Washington  graces the cover of Town & Country's September 2020 issue.Law Roach Styled the cover shoot, which features a dreamy, one-shoulder draped lavender gown by Cushnie  as the headlining image — a welcome designer credit that doesn't scream stuffy country club. The rest of the spread contains some wealthy staples like a Chanel scalloped tweed suit set and a high-neck Ralph Lauren connection dress, but Roach paired the garments with pieces from Black-owned brands, like a ring by Mateo.



Kerry Washington in Chanel in the September issue of "Town & Country."

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In the accompanying story, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis writes about Washington's latest project — a documentary that she produced which gives an inside look into the work and lives of a group of lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union. Lewis discusses the importance of the film with Washington, who explains why ACLU lawyers are her superheroes and how we can all join the fight for social justice.



"At [my production company] Simpson Street, we really believe that heroes look like all of us," Washington says in her conversation with Lewis. "These lawyers are real life superheroes. What I think they each do so beautifully in the film is show us that while they are taking on the greatest challenges to our civil rights in our lives, they are also just people."

The September 2020 issue of Town and country will be available on newsstands on August 12. 


Written by Dara Prant


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The rumored Kim Kardashian West and Coty Inc. partnership was confirmed today and it’s big. Coty have signed a licensing deal with West’s for a 20 percent stake in her beauty company KKW Beauty with a whopping $200 million paycheck. WWD reports the agreement will enter Kardashian West into some new territories: skin care and eventually personal-care products, hair care and nail.

                                         Kim Kardashians stock photos "Getty Images"


"This deal is similar to the one that Coty did with Kylie. The only difference is that Coty is taking a smaller position in Kim’s investment vehicle,” said Peter Harf, Chief executive officer of Coty, to WWD. Harf put together the deal with Kardashian West, Kris Jenner, and Tiger Chark ceo Lisa Manice.



The deal ensures Kardashian-West will retain creative control of the company and make her worth $1 billion. Slightly less than the $1.2 billion evaluation of her sister’s company, Kylie Cosmetics.

Last week, Kardashian West’s other half Kanye signed a deal to do a collaboration of his YEEZY line with Gap. His brand is valued at $2.9 billion.

written by: Eddie Roche

 
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                                  Harper's Bazaar September 2020 (Courtesy)


Multi-faceted performer Rihanna graces every cover of Harper’s Bazaar across the globe as she talks about everything from influence to inclusivity.


The September issues always bring exciting new fashion to the forefront, but leave it to the 32-year-old singer to up the ante. An inside interview

with the Fenty mogul, conducted with editor Kahlana Barfield Brown, comes complete with an accompanying series of shots captured by Gray Sorrenti, with creative direction by Jenn Brill.


The shoot includes thats how-stopping fuzzy yellow coat from the Daniel Lee’s Fall 2020 Bottega Veneta offering, which makes for a spectacular cover image. In the new edition of the glossy, RiRi’s inimitable personal style during the ‘stay-at-home’ orders is evident as she models both vintage numbers, such as an archival John Galliano dress, and covetable high fashion pieces—think: a Dior logo print silk headscarf and a Saint Laurent coat—with aplomb. And because Rihanna certainly plays by her own rules, she’s even seen taking out the trash in her favorite fuchsia pink Amina Muaddi shoes.


Unsurprisingly, the shoot is also peppered with Savage x Fenty lingerie, and makeup looks throughout are executed with her cult-status Fenty Beauty products. Speaking of, the star talks about her brand vision for Fenty and the difficulties of “getting it right.”

“I’ve always seen the Fenty brand as more than just makeup, and I knew I wanted to make skin care from the very beginning,” she says. “It was just about getting it right. You have to live with the formulas for a while and test them in different ways. It’s very different from makeup in that sense. It takes a long time.” Much to the delight of beauty lovers everywhere, Rihanna took part in Harper’s popular video series, Go To Bed With Me.


If you need us, we’ll be adding all of her recommendations to cart.

Photographer: @graysorrenti
Creative Director: @jenbrillbrill
Profile written by @kahlanabarfield
Hair: @ursulastephen
Makeup: @priscillaono
Nails: @kimmiekyees


Rihanna wears @Fenti@MariaTash @anabelachan

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Kanye West and Gap have partnered  up to create a new clothing line. Kanye’s fashion company Yeezy will introduce his new line mid 2021. The announcement was made  on June 6th 2020 by both companies. According to the  The New York Times reports, Yeezy will follow West’s direction to create“modern, elevated basics for men, women and kids at accessible price points.”

West’s “design vision” will reportedly extend to the way in which the line will be showcased in Gap’s stores and online.

Gap which has suffered the closure of more than 100 North American stores in the last few years, has reportedly agreed to a 10-year deal, with the option to renew after five years. At the halfway point, Gap is reportedly hoping that Yeezy Gap will be generating $1 billion in annual sales.

Posting on Twitter, West shared a proposed logo for the partnership, with the initials YZY written in Gap’s trademark white font and contrasted against a familiar blue background. The latest venture from the rapper comes after he announced plans toThe rapper has filed a trademark for Yeezy Beauty, with a line of products including makeup, fake eyelashes, face masks, moisturisers, nail polishes, body oils, bath gels and shaving creams.

In April, Forbes also officially confirmed that he  is now a billionaire.

Writen by Nick Reilly

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LONDON–The British issue of Vogue is dedicating its September issue to activism, Covering two black activists and produced by a predominantly black team. Editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, who is Black, said he wanted the magazine's new issue, to be published Friday, to be a "rallying cry for the future." He said 2020 is a "moment of necessary change," and told the BBC that the focus on activism was a "no brainer" decision He said 2020 is a “moment of necessary change,” and told the BBC that the focus on activism was a “no brainer” decision.

Marcus Rashford & Adwoa Aboah Lead An Inspiring Army Of Activists On Vogue’s September Cover.

The cover features 22-year-old Manchester United soccer star Marcus Rashford, who in June successfully campaigned to force Britain’s government to grant free food vouchers to poor families during the summer holidays.

The special pull-out September 2020 cover features the “faces of hope”.

 He posed alongside model and mental health activist Adwoa Aboah. They were photographed by Misanharriman, the first Black photographer tasked with shooting the magazine’s September issue — traditionally seen as the most important one in the Vogue calendar.

Enninful" knows that there are many talented people from a diverse background who have never had a fair chance, finally the door is ajar,” Harriman said. The fold-out cover features 18 other faces, including campaigners for the Black lives matter movement, feminists and anti-racism activists. Enninful said last month that he was “racially profiled” by a security guard at his office, who told him to “use the loading bay” as he arrived for work.

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Inside, there are additional cover portraits by: Philip-Daniel Ducasse, Texas Isaiah, Chrisean Rose, Eddie Hernandez and Reginald Cunningham of Dr. Meenal VizTamika D. Mallory, Riz Ahmed, Janet Mock, Professor Angela Davis, Jane Elliott, @disability_visibility's Alice Wong, Jesse Williams, Joan SmallsReni Eddo-LodgeJustice4Grenfell's Yvette Williams, Patrick HutchinsonPatrisse Cullors-BrignacClara AmfoBernice A. KingJanaya Future KhanFiona Dwyer and Brittany Packnett Cunningham. The cover's accompanying story was written by Afua Hirsch.



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In Mikeisha Vaughn's recent article" How Tokenism And Demand Affects The Up-And-Coming Black Creative" she investigates Tokenism and the limitation of Black  designers,stylist and creatives.

Mikeisha Vaughn: “Unfortunately, tokenism is often on display in the fashion industry, allowing a limited amount of Black creatives to thrive at a time.”


Just because there are a few high profile black fashion designers and creatives that does not necessarily mean that they've  paved the way for the next generation!

To read the full cover story go to Essence.com










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That's the sincere question of Chantal Fernandez when it comes to antiviral garments that the clothing organizations are making, " Antiviral" apparel, will it actually work to convince customers to buy their brand? The idea came to light through research that Covid-19 is more likely to spread through the air than on soft surfaces.Business of Fashion

Gianni and Levi’s  exposed their first time collaboration at the Copenhagens Fashion week A pallet of upscale denim items that are available for rent on Gianni’s renting platform Ganni repeat  the premiere denim pieces are widespread available across the U.S and the U.K

Writen by Witney Bauck


Kimberly Drew and Imanhi Randolph photographed

By Adrienne Raquel for Ganni x Levi's.

Photo: Courtesy of Ganni







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Just days after the release of Cardi B’s Newest Single “WAP” has buzzed the internet. Elle Magazine has announced that Cardi will grace the cover of  their September issue 2020. Writer Marjon Carlos covers Cardi’s story. The 27 year old mom talks about politics and activism and the wrongful death of Breonna Taylor. She says she wishes she saw more male rappers speaking out about Taylor’s killing. Cari B also speaks out about the frequent attempts of cancellations against her and the accusation of the ghost Instagram accounts.
To read the full cover story and see more images from the photoshoot, head to elle.com.

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Regardless of the concerns of the global pandemic there will be some Spring Fashion 20201 Week October 2020. Covid -19 has raised great concern globally and in the fashion world, a lot of fashion designers are turning its back on the traditional fashion calendar. The circumstances of the Spring Fashion week have been doubted amid the global Pandemic, economic turn down and protest against police brutality. There is a growing disturbance with the “What was and what has become” in the fashion world,  remarkably when it comes to the traditional calendar shows that are normally take place in the summer such as "The Mens Haute Couture are canceled or are taking place online.

But according to the The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode “The show must go on! From September 28 through October 8, for Spring 2021. The Paris fashion week will take place.The live online viewing will showcase a digital platform for participants to showcase new women's wear collections. According to a Press Release the online programming will align within the arrangements and recommendations of public authorities.


The introduction of a preliminary schedule has yet to be released but forecasting of who will attend is anticipated, Household names such as Dior have been within the realm of credibility. Brand CEO and President Pietro Becarri announced in a virtual press conference, that it plans to showcase a collection in September, and that "we hope to have some audience, if not a full room."Also A  possibility Saint Laurent may attend. Their reevaluation of introducing new lines has yet to be presented associated with a contemporary plan motivated by creativity.

New York, London and Milan Fashion Week have yet to announce their plans for the Spring 2021 season.

 

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