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On-Demand Beauty-Service App GlamSquad Partners with Dyson [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
If you’ve wanted to try Dyson’s revolutionary new Supersonic hair dryer but don’t have an extra $400 to shell out for it, you’re in luck. GlamSquad, the on-demand beauty-service app that serves L.A., New York City and Miami, now exclusively offers blowouts using the space-y looking, state-of-the-art dryer. “No stone has been left unturned when it comes to the innovative design and manufacturing of the Dyson dryer,” said GlamSquad creative director Giovanni Vaccaro. “This blow dryer is heat-controlled, which prevents extreme heat damage; it’s quiet, which is important for GlamSquad since our beauty professionals are in clients’ homes, hotel rooms and offices, and I believe this dryer allows for quick dry time, so you are in and out.”
Vetements Hires Maison Margiela Alum [Business of Fashion]
Vetements has added Nina Nitsche, former first assistant to Martin Margiela and later lead director at the brand until 2012, to join its roster as Vetements‘ new collection director. Nitsche will be in charge of the design team and will report to co-founder Demna Gvasalia.
Style.com to Re-release Vetements‘ First Collection [Fashionista]
Much like posting a #TBT photo of your Sunday brunch on Instagram, Style.com is tapping the very recent past for a new nostalgia collection. The London-based site, which is still technically under construction in the U.S. but very much shoppable in the U.K., is re-releasing Vetements‘ first-ever collection from way back in 2014. In honor of the partnership, Vetements also relaunched its website to look like its old, pre-Conde-Nast-takeover website.
Michael Kors, Kate Hudson Team Up for Watch Hunger Stop [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Ahead of World Food Day on Oct. 16, Michael Kors has teamed up with Kate Hudson on a host of initiatives to benefit Watch Hunger Stop, the brand’s campaign to end world hunger. The label is rolling out a special-edition activity tracker ($145), timepieces ($295) and T-shirts, sold exclusively in Michael Kors boutiques and online. For each tracker and watch sold, 100 meals will be donated to WFP (United Nations World Food Programme); for each T-shirt sold, 25 meals will be donated. On Oct. 1, the brand also will launch a special Snapchat Geofilter at Michael Kors stores. Each Snap sent using the Geofilter will result in 25 meals donated.
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