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Style Notes: Lena Dunham Shows Support for Kim K.'s 'Selfish'; Macy's Stores Are Getting a Makeover

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Lena Dunham

Fashion talking points for weekend brunch.

Lena Dunham bought Kim Kardashian's Selfish, and she has no shame. The writer and actress posted a selfie with the book on her Instagram account with the caption, "selfie with selfish #yeahiboughtit (I support experiments in female identity exploration/am a student of pop culture/will not be shamed)." You do you, Lena. [Instagram]

It's been a rough year for Macy's, whose first quarter results show a continued trend of slowing sales. In an effort to keep up with its higher-end competition, the iconic department store has decided to upgrade 150 of its best-performing stores by adding more luxury brands and removing clearance items. Thirty of the 150 will be designated "platinum doors," and will benefit from a redesign, new technology and more staff in addition to the higher-end product. [Fortune]

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A group called Fashion Girls for Humanity began an online charity auction (running until June 3) to aid relief efforts following the massive earthquakes in Nepal. Proceeds from the auction, which is hosted in partnership with Charity Buzz and supported by the CFDA, will be split between Waves for Water and Prabal Gurung's Shikshaya Foundation Nepal. Items up for bidding include front-row tickets to Marc Jacobs' fall 2016 runway show at New York Fashion Week (as well as a $5,000 outfit to wear to the show), Glastonbury Music Festival tickets and a 10-day hiking excursion in the Himalayas. [The L.A. Times]

Donna Karan's executive vice president of public relations and communicatons, Patti Cohen, has decided to leave the company after 30 years at the designer's side. Cohen's departure follows Donna Karan International CEO Caroline Brown's appointment of Hector Muelas (formerly of Apple) as the brand's chief image officer. [Fashionista]

 

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