Style Notes: Matthew McConaughey Sells "Alright" Tee for Charity; Rumored 2018 Met Gala Theme
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Matthew McConaughey Creates "Alright" Apparel for Charity [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Matthew McConaughey is merchandising his catchphrase for a good cause. The actor has partnered with Represent, a social merchandising and marketing platform that enables talent and influencers to create and sell custom apparel, on "Alright alright alright" tees, tanks and hats, which will be available for sale on Represent.com for $20-$30 until Aug. 15. All of the proceeds will be donated to the actor's Just Keep Livin' Foundation, which works to empower high school students by providing them with tools for success.
Next Year's Met Gala Theme Rumored to Be Religion and Fashion [WWD]
Next May's Met Gala theme is rumored to be a controversial one. According to WWD's sources, fashion and religion will be the theme of the 2018 gala and will be executed in a way that is "serious and ambitious." Religion has influenced many designers, including John Paul Gaultier and Riccardo Tisci, and both Jesus and Madonna iconography are heavily present in the works of Dolce & Gabbana, Jeremy Scott and more. In a time when religion is a charged part of the political conversation, it will be fascinating to see how guests interpret the theme.
Saks Introduces Wellness Concept The Wellery Complete With Salt Rooms [New York Times]
Saks Fifth Avenue is countering competition from e-tailers like Net-a-Porter and Amazon by launching a new concept space within their Manhattan flagship store. Called The Wellery, the installation capitalizes on the wellness trend by offering customers access to various new age health treatments, including fitness and meditation classes as well as salt rooms, which are essentially chambers the size of a phone booth which disperse a 99 percent sodium chloride mist that is supposed to detox the respiratory system. Because juice cleanses are so 2012.
Rihanna Is Celebrating Crop Over, and Her Outfits Are Obviously Insane (Again) [Instagram]
The internet freaks out pretty much anytime Rihanna is wearing any clothing, but once a year, her fans get a little nuttier over her outfits for Crop Over, a traditional harvest festival which the singer celebrates each year in her native Barbados. In 2015, RiRi posted 18 Instagram photos in 24 hours of her bejeweled bikini and feathered ensemble. This year, however, she's kept glimpses of her look confined mostly to Instagram stories. She did also post two images of her colorful ensemble — complete with blue hair — to her account, and they don't disappoint.