Style Notes: Chelsea Handler Fronts Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; 'InStyle' UK to Shutter Print Edition
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Chelsea Handler Fronts Stella McCartney's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign [InStyle]
In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chelsea Handler posed wearing Stella McCartney's new pink lace Stella Lace bra. A portions of the profits from sales of the bralette ($70) and matching briefs ($35) will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the U.S. and the Linda McCartney Center in the U.K. McCartney also designed a post-double mastectomy compression bra that benefits the Hello Beautiful Foundation. Handler, a vocal advocate of the #FreetheNipple movement, made sure to strategically cover herself for the portraits that were posted to the brand's Instagram.
InStyle UK Shutters Print Edition, Will Relaunch as Digital-Only Publication [Business of Fashion]
InStyle U.K.'s final print issue (the December issue) will hit newsstands in November. The Time Inc.-owned publication will relaunch in early 2017 as a digital-only venture. Current editor Charlotte Moore will lead the digital team, which will work with the U.S. InStyle team to create 24-hour content. The glossy hopes to grow by 200 percent in 2017 across its various digital platforms. Said Moore, "The fashion world is changing dramatically, the way our audience interacts with it is changing and we have to change to meet that challenge."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is the New Face of No7 Boots [Vogue U.K.]
Nigerian novelist and feminist writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the new face of drugstore makeup brand No7 Boots. Though the gig may feel like an unconventional one for an outspoken feminist, Adicihie told Vogue U.K., “I think much of beauty advertising relies on a false premise — that women need to be treated in an infantile way, given a ‘fantasy’ to aspire to. … Real women are already inspired by other real women, so perhaps beauty advertising needs to get on board.”
The New Mars Rover Named After Designer Elsa Schiaparelli's Uncle [Euro News]
If you heard the name of the new Mars rover launched by the European Space Agency, Schiaparelli, and immediately thought, "like the Italian couture house?" — then you'd be right. However, the rover was not named for Elsa Schiaparelli, the designer who founded her namesake label in 1927, but for her uncle, Giovanni Schiaparelli, a noted 19th century astronomer who first mapped Mars. The more you know.