Style Notes: Retailers Stand Behind Ivanka Trump; U.S. Women's Soccer Apparel Sales Spike
Quench your Thursday thirst for fashion with these style stories.
After Donald Trump's controversial comments on immigration caused Macy's to pull his Donald Trump Signature Collection from its shelves, many wondered if the same measures would be taken for daughter Ivanka Trump's line of shoes and accessories. However, many retailers of her brand — Macy's included — have expressed that they will continue to support her business despite her famous father's media snafu. [WWD]
It was the shot heard round the world — Carli Lloyd's 54-yard goal during Sunday's World Cup finals. But in addition to making the country roar to life in support of the women's team, the game-clinching shot was music to fan merchandise retailer Fanatics' ears. The match, which ended up being the most-watched soccer game in U.S. history, helped jersey sales spike 3,000% in the 24 hours following the victory — double the sales of the highest-selling day for men's gear during the last World Cup. Well done, America. [NYT]
If you've ever wanted to take a selfie with Kim Kardashian in an exotic location, you can now fulfill that dream. Well, kind of. The selfie queen's latest wax figure at Madame Tussauds U.K. Museum was unveiled today, and it shows a Balmain-clad Kim forever immortalized taking a selfie. The best part, however, is the constantly changing background, which flips between the landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal. So yes, you, too, can now take a selfie with a statue that's standing in front of photos while taking a selfie. So meta. [MTV News]
For Goop's Annual Closet Sale, which benefits charities Chilrdren's Rights and DonorsChoose, Gwyneth Paltrow recruited some of her famous gal pals to donate their clothes for the cause. Fellow lifestyle site entrepreneurs Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Alba donated their old designer digs, along with Jennifer Aniston, Stella McCartney and Paltrow herself. Unfortunately, many items are already sold out, but sometimes just window shopping a celeb's closet is half the fun. [Goop]