Style Notes: Leslie Jones to Auction 'Ghostbusters' Premiere Dress; Pat McGrath's New Lip Kit
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Leslie Jones to Auction Ghostbusters Premiere Dress by Christian Siriano [People]
Leslie Jones' infamous red gown from the Ghostbusters premiere in Los Angeles (designed by Christian Siriano after the SNL star tweeted that other designers "refused" to dress her) might just be going up for auction. In an interview with People, Siriano said that Jones would either auction off the gown or donate it, mentioning that the star often works with young theater kids.
Pat McGrath Launches Sparkly New Lip Kit [Elle]
World-renowned makeup maven Pat McGrath, who has crafted looks for designers including Prada and Dolce & Gabbana, has revealed the latest product in her sparkly lineup — and it might just be the sparkliest yet. Her new Lust 004 kits include two matte lip colors, a micro glitter shimmer, clear vinyl gloss top coat as well as plenty of sequins. The kits come in three color options, as well as the "Everything" kit ($150), which includes all colorways. The Lust 004 collection will be available on PatMcGrath.com on Aug. 30 and in Sephora stores and online on Sept. 8.
FTC to Crack Down on Celebrities' Paid Social Media Posts [Bloomberg]
Watch out, Ryan Lochte, the FTC is about to crack down on celebs that aren't transparent about #sponsored content. "We believe consumers put stock in endorsements and we want to make sure they are not being deceived," said Michael Ostheimer, a deputy in the FTC's Ad Practices Divisions. Celebrities and influencers endorsing products on their personal accounts are going to be held more accountable should they forget to add the proper hashtags like "#ad", "#sp", or "#spon".
Fred Segal to Launch Men's and Women's Line [WWD]
Fred Segal is launching its first in-house label, Fred by Fred Segal. Much like the brands already stocked in its boutique, the men's and women's contemporary line encompasses the L.A. lifestyle through the casual staples including tees and denim ($50 to $425). The first collection will be available this fall, though creative director Shaun Hurley notes that coming collections will include a more diverse offering of sweats, body suits for women and swim trunks for men.
Hugo Boss Net Income Falls 84 Percent [WWD]
Hugo Boss' net income plummeted a whopping 84 percent in the second quarter, largely due the closure of 20 stores internationally. The sharp drop was much more extreme than the analysts' prediction — that his income would fall 50 percent.