Style Notes: Karl Lagerfeld Poses With Chanel Seamstresses; Yeezy Is Hiring
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Chanel Seamstresses Take a Bow Alongside Karl Lagerfeld at Couture Show [The Cut]
For Chanel's fall 2016 Haute Couture presentation in Paris on Tuesday, Karl Lagerfeld staged the show in a faux atelier studio decorated with mirrors, bolts of fabric, patterns and cutting tables. To complete the scene, the Kaiser stepped out to take his final bow with four of his seamstresses (or "petite mains," as they're known in the world of Haute Couture) on his arm. Now that's what we call a #Squad.
CHANEL SQUAD: Karl Lagerfeld and his Chanel seamstresses at the fall 2016 couture show. (Photo: Getty Images)
Adidas Is Recruiting for Yeezy's Dedicated Team [Hypebeast]
Adidas is currently looking to fill 18 jobs — including designers and project managers as well as public relations positions — for Yeezy's dedicated team at its Portland, Ore., headquarters. The listings come just days after the company's announcement that it would be expanding its partnership with Kanye West beyond just his cult-favorite Yeezy Boost footwear.
Snapchat Gets the Couture Treatment [WWD]
Ahead of Paris Couture Week, which kicked off on Sunday, Snapchat is launching its first-ever dedicated couture week live story. Some of the content will be sponsored by brands, while the rest will be curated by Snapchat's team based on submissions using the app's geotag. While New York Fashion Week has been featured on the app in seasons past, this season marks the first story for Haute Couture.
Taylor Swift's Swimsuit Inspires 365 Percent Search Spike [Elle]
After Taylor Swift posted a photo of herself alongside model pals Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne in matching red, white and blue swimsuits by Solid & Striped, searches for the patriotic pieces surged by 365 percent, according to Lyst. In the hours following Tuesday's post, the shopping site reported over 43,000 views of the bikini and one-piece styles.