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Style Notes: Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Cover Vogue; Manolo Blahnik Documentary Trailer Drops

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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Cover Vogue's August Issue [Vogue]

"It" couple Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have landed on the cover of Vogue's August issue together, wearing runway pieces by Gucci. The cover was accompanied by a feature titled "Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Are Part of a New Generation Embracing Gender Fluidity" that has social media users questioning Vogue's presentation of gender fluidity. "Think Vogue is a bit confused on what gender fluidity is! Wearing your gf's T-shirt does not make you gender fluid," wrote one Twitter user, referring to an excerpt in the story when the couple talks about borrowing each other's clothes. Added another Twitter user, "yes hello police, Gigi Hadid wore pants last week and now vogue is calling her a gender fluid icon."

The Trailer for the Manolo Blahnik Documentary Is Here [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]

Famed shoe designer Manolo Blahnik is headed to the big screen with his new documentary titled Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards. Directed by his close friend Michael Roberts, the biopic gives a behind-the-scenes look at his fashionable world and features notable figures like Anna Wintour, Rihanna (who has collaborated with Blahnik on three collections), Sofia Coppola, John Galliano, Karlie Kloss and more. The film is set to premiere Sept. 15, a day after New York Fashion Week wraps up. 

This Startup Launches Flights From Santa Monica to Palm Springs [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox] 

Bay Area-based startup Blackbird is making life a tad easier for those who hate dealing with traffic in Los Angeles. The Blackbird app has launched flights from Santa Monica to Palm Springs via private planes, but at the cost of commercial flights, with seats starting at $124. (More details on the aircraft can be found here.) Blackbird currently also offers flights from Palo Alto to Tahoe, Sausalito to Tahoe City, and Palo Alto to Monterey. 

Badoo Dating App Matches Users With Celeb Lookalikes [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]

Ever wanted to date a celeb look-alike? Well, apparently, there's an app for that. Badoo dating app has launched Badoo Lookalikes, a new feature that will allow users to search any celeb look-alike through its facial recognition software. According to Badoo, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Selena are the top three searches for female celebrity look-alikes, while Barack Obama, Kevin Durant and Chris Evans are the top three searches for male celebrity look-alikes.

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