Style Notes: Kim Kardashian on Nude Selfies; Anti-Counterfeiting Group Ousts Alibaba
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Kim Kardashian Pledges to Continue Nude Selfie Tradition [THR]
Kim Kardashian opened a digital can of worms when she posted her now-infamous nude selfie on Twitter and Instagram. Celebrities on both sides of the spectrum took to social media to react. Some, like Emily Ratajkowski, offered praise for Kardashian's "empowering" act and even shared naked selfies in solidarity. Others, including Chloe Grace Moretz, believed the act to be setting unhealthy standards for young women. But what does Kardashian think about all the talk? While receiving her Webby Award for "breaking the Internet," the reality star's five-word acceptance speech on Monday said it all: "Nude selfies 'til I die."
Alibaba Suspended From Anti-Counterfeiting Group [Business of Fashion]
The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition has suspended Chinese retailer Alibaba's membership in the organization. Two other companies of the same membership class were suspended. The news comes following an AP report which alleged that the IACC's president held stock in Alibaba. The addition of the retailer to the group was controversial to begin with, as Alibaba has been accused on multiple occasions of counterfeiting. Since the retailer was allowed admission in April, several luxury brands — including Tiffany & Co, Gucci and Michael Kors — exited the coalition.
Chrissy Teigen Responds to Mom-Shamers [ABC]
Nine days after giving birth to her first child Luna in April, Chrissy Teigen and hubby John Legend posted an Instagram photo of the pair out on a date. Teigen recalls that she was unprepared for the onslaught of comments from mom-shamers on social media, who insulted the host for leaving her baby at home. While speaking with Michael Strahan on ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday, Teigen brushed off the haters, standing by her decision to take a break. "Happy mommy, happy daddy, happy baby," she said.