Style Notes: Karl Lagerfeld Opens Up About Career, "Spies"; Madewell's Beauty Shop Is Live
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Karl Lagerfeld Opens Up About Prolific Career, His Many "Spies" [WWD]
Ahead of his acceptance of the John B. Fairchild Honor, Karl Lagerfeld gave an interview to WWD (owned by Fairchild Fashion Media) regarding his prolific career and his ability to "Chanel-ize" anything, as well how he keeps up with the world in an age when he can't walk down the street without being inundated with selfie requests: "I have spies all over the place, I know everything. Very few people are as informed as I am." Not surprisingly, Lagerfeld is particular about the aesthetics of his home — including his bed sheets. “Printed sheets are for people who don’t wash them often," he said.
Madewell's "Beauty Cabinet" Is Now Shoppable [Elle]
Madewell's new curated beauty offering, called the Beauty Cabinet, is now shoppable online and in select stores. The selection of beauty and skincare products includes more than 40 items — from masks to balms to aromatherapy candles — from brands like French Girl, rms beauty and olio e osso. Prices range from $8 to $48.
Cara Delevingne Is the New Face of Dior's Preventative Anti-Wrinkle Skincare Line [Fashionista]
Cara Delevingne is the official face of Dior's new skincare line Capture Youth, which is intended as a preventative anti-wrinkle regimen for the thirty-something demo. The Capture Youth collection is a follow-up to the Capture Totale line, which is for the 40- to 50-year-old demographic. Delevingne, 25, is in good company as a Dior ambassador, joining Bella Hadid, Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Charlize Theron as faces of the French fashion house.
Kering Sales Soar Thanks to Gucci's Online Sales, Demand in China [Reuters]
Kering beat third-quarter estimates, largely due to Gucci's performance. The Italian fashion house has continued to be a hit among millennial consumers, and online sales increased more than 100 percent in the third quarter. Additionally, demand in China has been on the rise. Puma's performance also exceeded third-quarter expectations, thanks to the success of Rihanna's Fenty x Puma collection. The company warned, however, that fourth-quarter results may fall short due to discounting.
Jason Wu Designs for Stitch Fix [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Jason Wu's Grey, the little sister line of his eponymous label, has joined forces with Stitch Fix to create a five-piece collection inspired by customer data. Color and silhouette preferences were used as a starting point for the pieces, which include a floral shift dress and a striped bandage dress. The collection ranges in price from $225-$395 and comes in sizes 0-14; pieces are now available.