Style Notes: Millie Bobby Brown Covers Interview; Hailey Baldwin's First Shoe Collab Is Here
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Millie Bobby Brown Covers Interview Mag in Coach collection [Interview]
Stranger Things' breakout star Millie Bobby Brown landed Interview Magazine's November issue cover, looking like the most badass pre-teen alive in a punk-inspired ensemble from Coach's spring 2017 collection. The 12-year-old, who sat front row at the Coach runway show alongside co-star Winona Ryder, was interviewed by fellow cool teen and Sia muse Maddie Ziegler for the profile, chatting about her childhood in Spain and England as well as her current living situation: "Listen, Maddie, I live on an airplane," explained the jet-setting Brown. "But my favorite place to live is L.A." She's got good taste.
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Wants to Be Mobile-Only [Business of Fashion]
Since Yoox and Net-a-Porter merged in 2015, the massive new luxury e-commerce business has continued to push the boundaries of the future of online shopping — and, according to CEO Federico Marchetti, that future is mobile. "One of my biggest objectives is to transform the company into a mobile-only company," he said. "It's a new luxury conglomerate of the digital era." The businessman says he expects 75 percent of sales to come from tablets and smartphones by 2020, and he will continue to invest in technology that will facilitate that shopping experience.
Gucci Sales Continue to Soar [Reuters]
If you couldn't tell by the red carpets overflowing with Alessandro Michele's Gucci designs, the Italian fashion house is having a moment. Their rising popularity was reflected in its third-quarter sales report, in which the Kering-owned brand reported a 17 percent rise. The gains helped make up for sister brand Bottega Veneta's 10.9 percent drop in third-quarter sales.
Free People Casts Customers in November Catalog [Allure]
Free People is the latest retailer to cast "real people" in its ads, selecting six real-life Free People customers to front for its new beauty and wellness collection. Said the brand's art director Lauren Cohan: "We wanted to dedicate a special section to our lovely FP Me customers and celebrate their natural beauty. We're so inspired by the spirit of the photos that they post and felt it was essential to include that feeling in the campaign."
Hailey Baldwin's First Shoe Collaboration Is Here [Instagram]
As a budding supermodel/celebrity offspring, it was only a matter of time before Hailey Baldwin launched a shoe collaboration (she's already done a handbag collaboration, after all). The 19-year-old teamed up with "sassy" British shoe company Public Desire on a 20-piece collection of thigh-high boots, transparent booties, lace-up booties and minimalist stilettos, priced between $50 and $70.