Style Notes: Cara Delevingne Pens 'Time' Essay; 'Vanity Fair' Deputy Editor Departs
Thursday's fashion news to know.
Cara Delevingne Pens Essay on Modeling for Time Mag's Advice Site, Motto [Motto]
Model turned actress Cara Delevingne has spoken openly in the past about her troubled relationship with the fashion industry and the pressures she felt as a young and vulnerable — albeit hugely successful — model. In a new essay for Time magazine's advice offshoot, Motto, the 23-year-old details her experience grappling with her need to please everyone and talks about how the ups and downs helped shape the trajectory of her career.
Vanity Fair Deputy Editor Punch Hutton Steps Down [WWD]
After 18 years at Vanity Fair, current deputy editor Punch Hutton is leaving the Conde Nast-owned glossy. Hutton started her career at Vanity Fair as editor Graydon Carter's assistant. Conde Nast stated that Hutton's departure was not related to the recent cost-cutting layoffs (the company let go nearly 100 staffers in 2015) and that she will be replaced. The April issue will be Hutton's last.
Daisy Ridley Responds to Body Shamers [THR]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens breakout star Daisy Ridley took to Instagram to address comments that suggested her character, Rey, set unrealistic expectations for young women. The 23-year-old focused her response on one comment in particular, which reads, "Don't they know real women have curves?" writing, " 'Real women' are all shapes and sizes, all ethnicities, all levels of brave, have families, don't have families. I am a 'real women' like every other woman in this world."
Hummel Creates Soccer Jersey with Built-In Hijab [Elle]
It's not just Dolce & Gabbana that's getting into the business of making hijabs. Athletic brand Hummel has created the first-ever soccer jersey with a built-in hijab for the Afghanistan women's team.The new uniform also includes a base layer so that players have the option of complete coverage while playing. FIFA officially approved the wearing of the religious head covering two years ago.