Style Notes: Marc Jacobs, Jeremy Scott Speak Up for Trans Rights; Janelle Monae Fronts Tiffany Ad
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Janelle Monae, Zoe Kravitz Star in Tiffany and Co. Campaign [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Tiffany and Co. released its fall ad campaign on Wednesday, which stars a motley crew of artists, including Janelle Monae, Zoe Kravitz, Elle Fanning, Annie Clark (St. Vincent), David Hallberg (principal dancer for the Bolshoi Ballet and American Ballet Theater) and model Cameron Russell. Each was photographed by Inez and Vinoodh for the campaign titled "There's Only One," which celebrates individuality and self-expression.
Marc Jacobs Speaks Out Against Trump's Trans Military Ban [Twitter]
Marc Jacobs, an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ rights, reacted to Trump's announcement that trans people are banned from the military by tweeting his support for the community. The designer posted "#TransRightsAreHumanRights" on Wednesday morning, along with a blue and pink flag. Jeremy Scott, too, called out Trump on Twitter, writing, "You are no LGBT ally" alongside a photo of the president holding a rainbow flag. Celebrity stylist Karla Welch (Justin Bieber, Ruth Negga, Lorde) posted an Instagram reading, "Trans people are not a burden," along with the caption, "Donald Trump is a burden."
Ralph Lauren to Host Fall Fashion Show in a Garage [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Ralph Lauren is moving his Fashion Week presentation out of Manhattan. However, unlike some of his American contemporaries who are fleeing New York for Paris, Lauren is moving his show just an hour north of the city. The designer's in-season fall show, which will also feature the designer's Purple Label menswear collection for the first time together with the women's collection, will take place at his personal garage in Bedford, New York, where Lauren houses his rare luxury automobiles. Transportation to the event will be provided to guests traveling from the city, and the 7 p.m. show will be followed by a dinner.
Puma Sees Double-Digit Growth Across All Regions [Fashionista]
Puma's millennial marketing efforts (named Cara, Kylie and The Weeknd) are paying off. The German sportswear company reported 16 percent revenue growth for the three months ending June 30, as well as double-digit growth across all regions. The Kering-owned brand attributed to the positive numbers to shoe sales, which were driven not only by collaborations with Jenner and The Weeknd, but also the massive success of Rihanna's Fenty x Puma slides.