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Style Notes: Ashley Graham Answers 73 Questions; Vera Wang Awarded France's Highest Honor

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Ashley Graham Answers 73 Questions for Vogue [Vogue]
Ashley Graham, who covered Vogue's March issue alongside fellow supes Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam, Vittoria Ceretti, Adwoa Aboah and Liu Wen, was the latest subject to answer 73 questions for the glossy's series. Graham joins the ranks of A-listers like Taylor Swift, Lena Dunham and the one and only Derek Zoolander, who have each participated in the past. Watch below to find out how Graham met her husband and her plans for her post-modeling career.

Vera Wang Awarded France's Highest Honor [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
New York-based designer Vera Wang has found favor with the French. As was first announced last November, Wang was awarded The Order of the Legion of Honor, the highest award given by the French government, for her contributions to the fashion industry and her "lifelong friendship with France" during a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening. "This is an unimaginable honor, both as an American and a designer, to be presented with this most prestigious award from the French Republic," said Wang in a release. While in the city, Wang also debuted a short fashion film, which she showed in lieu of her regular runway show during New York Fashion Week earlier this month.

 

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Nasty Gal's Maintains L.A. Roots Under Boohoo.com [Pret-a-Reporter inbox]
After being acquired by Boohoo.com last month, Nasty Gal is undergoing quite a few changes, but a "core group of original employees" will remain in the L.A. office to "ensure the DNA of the brand is retained." Nasty Gal will also continue to offer a range of clothing, shoes and accessories under its own label, with plans to design exclusive collections later this year.

Comme des Garcon Launches Olfactory Library With 10 Reissued Scents [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Just in time for this year's Met Gala on May 1, which is celebrating the work of Comme des Garcon creative director Rei Kawakubo, the French fashion house is launching an Olfactory Library to celebrate a handful of the 75 scents that have been produced by Comme des Garcon since 1994. The brand is bringing back 10 of its most iconic fragrances from their 23-year history, each of which will retail for $95 and be available at select CDG stores on May 13, followed by the worldwide launch on June 19.

Style Fashion Week Collaborates with Cirque du Soleil [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Style Fashion Week, taking place March 9-12 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, is collaborating with Cirque du Soleil for an extra special presentation. On Sunday, March 12, guests will be treated to a performance by Cirque du Soleil's "Zumanity," which combines elements of burlesque, cabaret and acrobatics. 

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