Style Notes: Bella Hadid's Meta Vogue Italia Cover; Kaia Gerber's Acting Debut
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Bella Hadid Covers Vogue Italia's September Issue [Instagram]
Just when you thought that all of the September issues had been revealed, Vogue Italia has finally released their hotly anticipated issue. Certified It-girl Bella Hadid — who also covered Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan and Vogue China last month — nabbed the coveted cover spot, starring in a meta portrait by Steven Meisel which sees the supermodel posing in front of a blown-up image of her own face. In the black-and-white portrait, Hadid appears to be going incognito, outfitted in a heavy Prada look complete with baseball cap which matches that of the pedestrian bystander to her left.
Kaia Gerber Attends Premiere for Lifetime's Sister Cities, Her Acting Debut [Daily Mail]
Kaia Gerber has achieved what seems to be every model's dream: becoming an actress. The freshly minted multihyphenate landed a small role in Lifetime's new movie Sister Cities as the younger version of Carolina, who is played by Stana Katic. The film also stars Michelle Trachtenberg and Pretty Little Liars' Troian Bellisario. At the premiere on Wednesday night, Gerber's whole fam — mom Cindy Crawford, dad Rande Gerber and brother Preston Gerber — turned out to support the starlet, who rocked a zippered Zuhair Murad suit and Alexa Wagner heels.
Gucci Named Most Influential Social Media Brand in China [WWD]
Surprise, surprise. Gucci has been named as the most influential social media brand in China in a recent study conducted by R3 Worldwide, a global consulting firm, and Bomoda, a global analytics firm. The study looked at engagement, including likes, comments and shares, across various social platforms among leading luxury fashion and beauty brands, and Gucci came out on top thanks to mentions by influencers and the brand's own channels. Dior and Louis Vuitton came in second and third, respectively.