Style Notes: Caitlyn Jenner Poses for Sparkly Sports Illustrated Cover; Alexander Wang Becomes a CEO
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Caitlyn Jenner Covers Sports Illustrated's "Where Are They Now?" July Issue [Sports Illustrated, THR]
Caitlyn Jenner matched her gold medal to a gold sequined jumpsuit for her Sports Illustrated cover, photographed by YuTsai. The Olympian was profiled by Tim Layden for the glossy's "Where Are they Now?" issue (out July 4), as this year marks the 40th anniversary of her decathlon win at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
Alexander Wang Is Now CEO and Chairman of His Company [WWD]
Alexander Wang has been named the CEO and chairman of his eponymous label. In addition to these new roles, Wang will maintain his position as creative director. The 33-year-old also made two new senior-level hires: Mary Wang (unrelated to the designer) has joined the company as executive vp after 20 years at Donna Karan; and Caroline Wang (the designer's aunt) joins as executive vice chairman after a career in information technology at IBM.
Leonardo DiCaprio to Host Third Annual St. Tropez Gala [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Leonardo DiCaprio is hosting his third annual St. Tropez Gala next month to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is dedicated to protecting endangered wildlife and earth's ecosystems. The gala's event chairs include A-listers Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Kate Hudson, Penelope Cruz and Charlize Theron, among others.
New Yorkers Petition to Name Street Corner After Late Bill Cunningham [Change.org]
Following the passing of legendary street-style photographer Bill Cunningham on Saturday, a Change.org petition has been filed urging the city of New York and Mayor Bill de Blasio to rename the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street (where the photographer was often known to shoot) as "Bill Cunningham Corner." The petition, created by Nick Nicholson, has so far garnered more than 2,020 signatures.
Bulova Partners With Recording Academy for Grammy Collection [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Bulova Watch Company has partnered with The Recording Academy on a range of products to celebrate important moments in Grammy history. The three-year partnership will include Grammy-inspired timepieces as well as various live music events.