Style Notes: Both Hadids Confirmed for Victoria's Secret Show; American Apparel Prepping for 2nd Bankruptcy
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Gigi, Bella Hadid Confirmed for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris [Fashionista]
Considering both Bella and Gigi Hadid are in the running for best international model at this year's Fashion Awards, it should come as no surprise that both ladies have made it into the lineup for Victoria's Secret's annual fashion show, taking place in Paris on Dec. 5. Bella confirmed that she'd be wearing her wings for the first time this year, while Gigi also posted confirming that she's been cast for the second year in a row. In addition to Bella, there are 16 other newbies earning their wings this year.
American Apparel Files for Second Bankruptcy [Bloomberg]
American Apparel is preparing to file for its second bankruptcy in less than two years, according to Bloomberg's sources familiar with the brand. (The L.A. retailer emerged from bankruptcy in February after filing in October of last year.) The move is thought to be part of a greater sale plan, as it would allow the company to exit leases and shutter some of its retail operations, many of which have been suffering for the past few years. The speculation comes just one month after the departure of CEO Paula Schneider, who felt American Apparel's imminent sale would make it difficult for her to keep the company on brand.
Man Repeller's Leandra Medine Launches a Shoe Collection at Net-a-Porter [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Leandra Medine, the street-style star and founder of the popular Man Repeller blog, has launched a new shoe collection called MR by Man Repeller, now available exclusively at Net-a-Porter. The collection ($350-$795) features ballet slippers, platform sandals, booties and over-the-knee boots, all in Medine's signature over-the-top, embellished style — bright velvet and metallic leathers included. (We're particularly fond of the "LOL if You Think I'm Walking" platform sandal.)
Foot Locker Teams Up With Pintrill for "I Voted" Pin [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
'Tis the season — election season, that is. To celebrate, Foot Locker has teamed up with Pintrill on a limited-edition "I Voted" pin, which Foot Locker will gift to any customer who presents an "I Voted" sticker on Election Day (Nov. 8). Considering pins (and patches) are so hot right now, this is as good a reason as any to hit the polls.