Style Notes: Kim Kardashian's Beauty Line Is Coming; Pat McGrath Releases Matte Lipsticks

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Kim Kardashian Is Launching a Beauty Line [Instagram]
Kim Kardashian is launching her very own beauty line, and yes, the comparisons to little sister Kylie Jenner's own beauty empire have already begun. Kardashian on Monday announced Kim Kardashian West Beauty (KKW Beauty) on Instagram, providing very little information about the kinds of products which will be offered, aside from their June 21 release date. Considering Kylie Cosmetics dominates the lip kit space (Kardashian even has her very own shades), maybe the reality star will stick to her own specialty — perhaps contouring? 


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Pat McGrath's New Matte Lipsticks Are Super-Wearable [Instagram]
Pat McGrath's makeup line has announced its latest product, and it's surprisingly wearable. Compared to her glittery lip kit and high-shine eye products, Pat McGrath Labs' new LUST: MatteTrance matte lip colors, which made their debut on the Prada Resort runway, come in a range of easy-to-wear colors ranging from nude, peachy shades to deep burgundies. They will be available on in July, and cost $38 per tube, $95 for a trio and $275 for all nine shades.

Victoria's Secret Pays $12 Million in Settlement Over On-Call Shift Practice [The Fashion Law]
Victoria's Secret has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in California over the brand's use of "on-call" scheduling, a practice in which employees were expected to call a store manager two hours prior to the scheduled "on-call" shift to find out whether or not their services would be needed. If they were not needed, employees were not paid. The company ceased the practice in July 2015, just months after the suit was initially filed. 

Nike's Back to the Future Air Mags Sell for Record Price at Auction [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
A pair of Nike Air Mags — the nifty self-lacing shoes first seen in 1985's Back to the Future which were then produced by Nike in 2016 — sold for a world-record setting price of $52,500 at Heritage Auctions over the weekend, shattering the previous mark for collectible sneakers at public auction by $20,000. The sneakers were part of "The Future Is Now" auction, which featured skateboards, surfboards and street art in celebration of rare pop culture and urban art projects.