Style Notes: Reformation Launching Mommy + Me Collection; Kendall Jenner Covers 'Vogue' India
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The Reformation Is Launching a Mommy + Me Collection [Harper's Bazaar]
L.A.-based sustainable fashion label The Reformation is delving into childrenswear. The brand is launching a limited-edition Mommy + Me collection featuring five of their most popular dress styles in children's sizes (2T-5T) in addition to adult sizes. The matchy-matchy collection drops on The Reformation's website May 4, just in time for Mother's Day coming up May 14.
Kendall Jenner Covers Vogue India's 10th Anniversary Cover [Instagram]
Vogue family favorite Kendall Jenner was chosen by Vogue India as the glossy's 10th anniversary cover star. The May issue sees Jenner, photographed by Mario Testino in India, wearing a lacy YSL number that's only slightly less sheer than her Met Gala look. Testino also guest edited the issue — his 12th "Vogue takeover," according to his celebratory Instagram post.
Liv Tyler Stars in "Mama Said" Campaign for Gap [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Months after the release of its spring 2017 campaign starring the spawn of '90s celebrities (including Rumer Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, and Lizzy Jagger, daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall), Gap is releasing a second family-focused campaign starring a bevy of models and celebs with their tots. Liv Tyler, Victoria's Secret angel Candice Swanepoel, photographer Cass Bird, model Coco Rocha and more were photographed with their kids — all outfitted in Gap, of course — for the "Mama Said" film. The campaign is also Gap's call to action to encourage customers to donate to the Every Mother Counts nonprofit ahead of Mother's Day.
Hugo Boss Reports First Quarter Net Profit Growth [Reuters]
German fashion group Hugo Boss has reported first quarter net profit increase of 25 percent; however, its e-commerce sales fell 27 percent — a disappointing number considering the brand stated in March that it would shift its focus to revamping its online business. Shares for the company fell 5 percent despite the net profit uptick. The company is currently in the midst of an overhaul as it focuses only on its Hugo and Boss brands.
Paula Schneider Steps Down As CEO of 3 L.A.-Based Brands [California Apparel News]
After just 7 months on the job, Paula Schneider has stepped down as the CEO of three L.A.-based labels under the DG Premium Brands: 7 for All Mankind, Ella Moss and Splendid. The American Apparel alum was brought on in 2016. Schneider took the reins as CEO of American Apparel in 2014 (following Dov Charney’s unceremonious exit) and attempted to lead the brand’s turnaround efforts. She left American Apparel ahead of the company’s sale to Gildan Activewear.
Judge Throws Out Tamara Mellon’s Lawsuit Against Jimmy Choo [The Fashion Law]
Tamara Mellon’s $4 million lawsuit against Jimmy Choo, the company she co-founded in 1996 with the namesake designer, has been thrown out by a judge in New York. In the suit, Mellon alleged that the company she left in 2012 was using underhanded tactics (for example, pressuring overseas manufacturers to refuse her business) after she launched her own eponymous brand in 2013.