Style Notes: Rihanna Might Be Launching Lingerie; Gucci x Elton John Capsule Collection
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Rihanna and TechStyle Reportedly Developing Lingerie Line [WWD]
Twitter is going wild over reports that subscription fashion e-tailer TechStyle Fashion Group (formerly JustFab Inc.), which counts Kate Hudson’s Fabletics brand among its portfolio, will partner with Rihanna on a lingerie line. The reports have yet to be officially confirmed by either company, so a launch date is unknown, but WWD's sources say that the collab is a move in TechStyle’s plans to file for an initial public offering.
Role Model Barbies Set for Director Patty Jenkins and Olympians Chloe Kim and Nicola Adams [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Wonder Woman helmer Patty Jenkins, Olympic gold medal-winning snowboarder Chloe Kim and two-time Olympic gold medal-winning British boxer Nicola Adams are among the 14 women being honored with their very own one-of-a-kind Role Model Barbies, designed in their likenesses, to be unveiled on International Women’s Day on Thursday. The Barbie Role Model program recognizes women who “break boundaries to inspire the next generation of girls,” according to a release from the company.
With 86% of US moms worried about the type of role models their daughters are exposed to, we are committed to shining a light on empowering female role models in an effort to inspire more girls. Join us by sharing your role models using #MoreRoleModels. #IWD2018 #HélèneDarroze #NicolaAdamsObe #ChloeKim #FridaKahlo #IbtihajMuhammad #KatherineJohnson #GabbyDouglas
Gucci Unveils Elton John Capsule Collection [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Beyond outfitting Sir Elton John for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, Gucci has announced the release of a capsule line inspired by the pop icon’s 1971 “Levon” record cover. The line includes two leather totes ($3,400-$3,600), a $550 T-shirt and a $1,200 sweatshirt, available now for pre-order.
Captured in an illustration by artist @ignasimonreal, a leather tote featuring the artwork for the cover of Sir @eltonjohn’s single ‘Levon’ from the #GucciEltonJohn capsule collection available for pre-order exclusively on Gucci.com today. Read more about the collection through link in bio. #GucciHallucination Creative Director: #AlessandroMichele Art Director: @christophersimmonds
Gilt and Women’s March Partner on Fashion Collection [WWD]
To honor International Women’s Day on Thursday, online shopping and lifestyle website Gilt.com has partnered with The Women’s March Organizers — authors of the new HarperCollins book Together We Rise — to create a 27-piece capsule line ($24-$69) of T-shirts and sweatshirts for men, women and children. The products feature quotes from the book and will launch at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Net proceeds will benefit the organization Girls Who Code, dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology.
#GiltxTogetherWeRise: @wwd covers our exclusive collection with The @womensmarch in support of #WomensMonth, launching on 3/8. Read the full article: https://t.co/BGcuS7u0Bj pic.twitter.com/voXQxTeV6D— Gilt.com (@Gilt) March 6, 2018
Alex and Ani’s A Wrinkle in Time Jewelry Line [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Jewelry company Alex and Ani has designed a 19-piece collection of necklaces, bracelets and rings inspired by the Ava DuVernay-directed Disney film A Wrinkle in Time, which is set to bow Friday. The line of precious and eco-conscious jewelry is priced under $100, and all proceeds from an “I Am a Warrior” bracelet designed by Storm Reid will be donated to the organization First Book, which supports education for children in need in the U.S.