Hailee Steinfeld Is the New Face of Reef [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Hailee Steinfeld is the new face of SoCal surf lifestyle brand Reef. The 19-year-old Los Angeles native — who is known for an edgier, avant-garde red-carpet style — will star in the spring Reef Escape campaign as well as online and in-store ads. “I grew up in California and Reefs were a part of our daily uniform,” the actress said of the brand, which started with spongy flip-flops, in a release. “The comfort and classic style that Reef brings to sandals is inimitable and I’m excited to represent a brand that has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.”
Pippa Middleton Sets Wedding Date [Us Weekly]
Pippa Middleton, little sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, has set a wedding date with fiance James Matthews. The pair are set to wed on May 17 at the St. Marks Englefield in Berkshire, England. A source told Us Weekly that Princess Charlotte will serve as a flower girl and Prince George will be a page boy; however, Kate will not be a bridesmaid. According to rumors, the younger Middleton will wear a gown by British designer Giles Deacon for the big day.
Luxury Labels Reviewed in Forced Labor Index [Fashionista]
KnowTheChain, a company working to eradicate modern-day slavery practices by exposing the exploitation of workers, has released its forced labor index, which reviews the labor practices of various companies, from luxury fashion houses to mall retailers. Gap, H&M, Adidas and Lululemon were among the best-ranked companies, while Kering and Prada fell towards the bottom. KnowTheChain completed its evaluation with a combination of public information and reports filed by the brands themselves.
Revolve Launches #RevolveBeauty [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Online shopping destination Revolve has launched a full-scale beauty operation, the Revolve Beauty shop, featuring skincare, makeup, bath, hair and nail products, as well as brushes and tools. With more than 35 brands, including Marc Jacobs, Aesop, Deborah Lippman, Malin + Goetz and Stila, the well-rounded offering definitely capitalizes on its core customers’ beauty obsession.