Style Notes: Selena Gomez's Tour Hiatus; Christophe Lemaire's Uniqlo Collection Is Here
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Selena Gomez Taking Time Off for Health [People]
After revealing to Billboard last year that she suffers from lupus, an auto-immune disease, Selena Gomez announced Tuesday that she is taking a break from touring to focus on her health. In a statement to People, the singer noted that she's been dealing with anxiety, depression and panic attacks as a result of lupus, and needs time to recuperate. "I want to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off. Thank you to all my fans for your support," said Gomez. It has not yet been confirmed if tour dates will be rescheduled.
Christophe Lemaire's First Collection as Artistic Director Is Here [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Christophe Lemaire's first collection since his official debut as the artistic director of Uniqlo has arrived. Like his past collaborations with the Japanese brand, the collection is filled with knits and puffer jackets in an array of warm jewel tones. The full fall collection of LifeWear hits stores on Oct. 14 and will retail between $15 and $180.
Swizz Beats Defends Alicia Keys' Makeup-Free Look [Instagram]
Alicia Keys' husband, Swizz Beatz, took to Instagram to defend his wife's decision to go makeup free at the VMAs. Though Keys already stated on Twitter that her decision to go bare-faced did not mean that she looked down on those that choose to wear makeup, Beatz stressed the point even further. "You mad because that person didn't put on makeup to please you?" he asked. "You can do whatever you wanna do! She didn't tell you not to wear makeup."
Addition Elle Launches "F* This Campaign for NYFW [WWD]
Following its Sept. 14 presentation at New York Fashion Week, Canadian plus-size retailer Addition Elle will launch its "F* This" campaign starring Ashley Graham — a longtime face of the brand and lingerie collaborator — as well as models Jordyn Woods, Candice Huffine, Barbie Ferreira and more. The campaign is a play on derogatory "f-words," which the brand turned into confidence-boosting mantras like "flaunt it." The show, which stars all the models in the campaign, will be live streamed on Facebook.
Nickelodeon and Junk Food Team Up for Throwback T-Shirt Capsule [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Nickelodeon classics from the '90s, including Clarissa Explains It All, The Rugrats and All That, are getting new life thanks to a capsule collection in collaboration with Junk Food. The throwback merch will be available at Junk Food's Abbott Kinney flagship shop in Venice beginning Tuesday. The collection also is available online, and ranges between $28 and $48. The store also will host a Nickelodeon tent on Sept. 25 during the Abbott Kinney Festival, complete with a photo opp for fans on SNICK's Big Orange Couch.