Style Notes: Chanel Expands E-Commerce to Include Eyewear; Dove Launches Curly Hair Emojis
The style news to know this Wednesday.
Good news, Chanel shoppers: You can now purchase the designer shades from the comfort of your very own bed. The French label, which only recently joined the e-commerce game earlier this year, is expanding its online offerings to include its eyewear collection beginning today in the U.S., with plans to eventually open up its e-shop to include its entire accessories collection. [WWD]
In super-important emoji news, Dove has released a new keyboard consisting entirely of curly-haired women. The emojis correspond with the beauty brand's "Love Your Curls" campaign and feature 27 images of curly-haired women with different skin tones and hair colors. Never be forced to settle for a straight-haired (or bald) emoji again. [Huffington Post]
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A little over four months after Conde Nast announced that it was shuttering the print version of Lucky magazine, the glossy's corresponding shopping-focused website is officially kaput, too. Lucky Shops, which was sold to Beachmint in 2014, saw many changes in the past year as the company waited for a potential buyer (rumored to be AOL). No one took the bid, however, leading Beachmint to dismiss editorial staff and officially pull the plug on the site. [Racked]
Sustainable fashion is getting a high-end, luxury makeover thanks to a new eco-conscious challenge. The CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative is a contest which offers winning designers a 17-month virtual residency and mentorship as well as a grand prize of $150,000 and two runners-up prizes of $50,000. The initiative's aim is to change the way consumers perceive sustainable clothing and to encourage designers to embrace eco-friendly materials and processes. Ten New York-based designers have been chosen as finalists, including 2015 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Brother Vellies, Prabal Gurung and Nicholas K. [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]