Style Notes: James Franco Is the New Face of Coach's Men's Fragrance; Guess Shares Jump
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James Franco Is the New Face of Coach for Men Fragrance [Instagram]
James Franco has been tapped as the new face of Coach's upcoming cologne, Coach for Men, set to debut this fall. Franco joins Selena Gomez as part of the Coach family. The multihyphenate has previously fronted for Gucci's men's fragrance as well as Gucci eyewear.
Bella Hadid Stars in Giuseppe Zanotti Campaign [Instagram]
Bella Hadid is on fire. The 20-year-old model, who is currently the face of Dior Beauty as well as Bulgari's women's fragrance — in addition to being an ambassador for Nike and an in-demand runway walker — has landed a gig as the star of Giuseppe Zanotti's new fall 2017 campaign, photographed by Mario Sorrenti. Not bad, Bella.
Guess Revenue on the Rise [Madison]
Guess Inc. reported a revenue increase of 2 percent for the fiscal first quarter despite a net loss of almost $21.3 million (the loss is 15 percent lower compared to the same period last year). Shares jumped 14 percent in light of the news. While the retailer struggled stateside (like many other mall retailers), in Asia, revenue climbed 17 percent, while in Europe, sales were up 23 percent.
Melania Trump Wears Belgian Designer While in Belgium [Twitter]
Melania Trump paid homage to Belgium while visiting the country with President Trump by stepping out in Brussels in a tan skirt suit by Belgian fashion house Maison Ullens. The skirt, designed by Myriam Ullens de Schooten, is the latest in a series of pointed ensembles worn by the first lady on her overseas trip that serves as both a political and style statement. The move is also one out of the Michelle Obama playbook; the former first lady was known for wearing designs from the country of whichever diplomat the White House happened to be hosting.
ComplexCon Names Pharrell, Takashi Murakami to 2017 Host Committee [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Once again, Pharrell and artist Takashi Murakami have been named to the host committee for ComplexCon, which is taking place this year at the Long Beach Convention Center on Nov. 4-5. The duo will be joined by Off-White's designer Virgil Abloh and Colette co-founder Sarah Andelman from the influential Paris boutique on the committee, which oversees the weekend of art, food, music and panels. This year's theme is "Collaboration."
Jason Wu to Combine Resort and Spring Collections [Vogue]
Jason Wu is streamlining his fashion calendar by choosing to show his resort collection with his spring collection this September, rather than showing the resort collection in the summer. "It’s really exhausting to present four times a year," Wu told Vogue. "It’s time to savor a little bit more.” In addition to his own line, Wu is also the women's creative director of Hugo Boss.