Style Notes: Sasha Lane Wears New Coach x Rodarte for Vogue; Gigi Hadid Planks for Duration of Interview
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Sasha Lane Wears New Coach x Rodarte Collection for Vogue [Instagram]
Sasha Lane was photographed by Clara Balzary in the new Coach x Rodarte collection for the April issue of Vogue. The actress wore a leather dress embellished with clusters of jewels ($2,500) as well as a black Rodarte belt. Other pieces from the collection, including sweaters emblazoned with Coach bags as well as leather handbag styles with luxe embellishments, will be available for purchase on April 12.
Gigi Hadid Holds a Plank for an Entire Interview [Reebok YouTube]
Just in case you thought Gigi Hadid's Reebok ambassadorship was pure publicity, the model has just proven she's got the brawn to back up the beauty. Hadid planked throughout the duration of a rapid-fire question interview with her trainer, Rob Piela, answering the hard-hitting questions about how she stays positive (she suggests calling your mom and eating good food) as well as the first thought she has when she wakes up in the morning ("Can I stay in bed longer?").
Models Sound Off About Mistreatment [Models.com]
After last season's Balenciaga casting fiasco, in which models claimed they had been locked in a dark stairwell for hours while casting directors went to lunch, Models.com took a survey asking models to describe their experiences. One anonymous model, who noted that she was at the Balenciaga casting, said she has experienced much worse, including one fitting where she was forced to wait for 17 hours. Others added that they had been inappropriately touched during shoots, and almost all noted that comments about their weight in their youth (most around the age of 14) had led to body dysmorphia.
StyleWatch Changing Name to PeopleStyle [WWD]
People's style supplement magazine StyleWatch is getting a branding makeover. The Time Inc. title will officially drop the "Watch" from its name, becoming simply PeopleStyle, fusing with People's own digital style vertical. Additionally, the glossy is cutting back its print schedule to eight issues per year. StyleWatch editor-in-chief Bethany Heitman and People's beauty and fashion editor Andrea Lavinthal will head up PeopleStyle.
Mary J. Blige Celebrates the End of Women's History Month On Twitter [Twitter]
As a celebration of the close of Women's History Month as well as her newest album, Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige shared a heartwarming message on Twitter asking fans to tag other strong women with the hashtag, #StrengthOfAWoman. In return offered to share the new tracklist for the new album.