Style Notes: Yara Shahidi, Aly Raisman Front for Aerie; 'Saved by the Bell'-Inspired Makeup Coming Soon
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Yara Shahidi, Aly Raisman and Rachel Platten Named New Faces of Aerie [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Yara Shahidi, Aly Raisman and singer-songwriter Rachel Platten are joining model and activist Iskra Lawrence as the newest members of Aerie's "Role Models." The trio was chosen for their "influential voices, unique stories and self-made success," and will star in the upcoming spring campaign that builds upon Aerie's body positive image and unretouched photo standards. The Role Models will give "Real Talks" at specific Aerie stores and also each design a unique piece with 100 percent of proceeds to be donated to the charity of their choice.
Indie Makeup Brand Launches Saved by the Bell-Inspired Lipsticks [Elle]
Indie makeup brand Sola Look is launching a Saved by the Bell lipstick collection inspired by the show's leading ladies: Kelly, Jessie and Lisa. Each shade is named after one of the Bayside High babes and has a shimmery, very '80s finish. The vegan liquid lipstick trio will be available online for $40 beginning Feb. 3.
Yara Shahidi Will Direct a Short for Refinery29's Shatterbox Anthology Season 2 [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
On Thursday, Refinery29 announced the lineup of the second season of its Shatterbox Anthology film series, which provides a platform for established and emerging female filmmakers to showcase their short films. In partnership with Women at Sundance and TNT, the series will feature shortform films from directors Jessica Sanders, Yara Shahidi and Gillian Jacobs, and featured talent includes Emily Mortimer, Simon Helberg, Brett Gelman and more.
Cosmo.com Editor Amy Odell Steps Down [Twitter]
Cosmopolitan digital editor Amy Odell is stepping down from her position to "pursue new projects," according to a letter she shared with her staff and also posted Thursday on Twitter. "I'm also incredibly excited to start my next challenge, including my new book," she wrote. Her resignation is effective immediately. Jessica Pels, former site director of MarieClaire.com, will succeed Odell, who had held the position since 2013.
Kerry Washington to Receive Spotlight Award at Costume Designers Guild Awards [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
Kerry Washington will receive the Spotlight Award at the 20th annual Costume Designer Guild Awards, which will take place on Feb. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Spotlight Award recognizes actors with "an enduring commitment to excellence" and "a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design." "Kerry embodies style and elegance, and is a true fashionista," said Lyn Elizabeth Paolo, costume designer for Scandal. "Her appreciation for design, as well as her creative spirit, have made working with her over these seven seasons an absolute joy." This year's CDGAs will be hosted by Gina Rodriguez.
Care2 Petition Calls on Grammy Performers to Boycott E! News On Red Carpet Over Wage Inequality [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox]
A new petition on Care2 is calling for Grammy performers to skip the E! News red carpet over allegations of wage inequality between men and women. Catt Sadler, a former E! News host, stepped away from the network last December after discovering that her co-host, Jason Kennedy, made more than twice her salary. An NBCU exec said at the time that the wage differences were due to different responsibilities and daytime versus primetime roles. More than 17,000 people have signed the petition.
What an honor to march through the streets of LA today alongside such brave, bold, fierce females (and men!) filled with hope and expectation for real change in this country. Although most were strangers, the feeling of solidarity was comforting and ultimately so inspiring! The most powerful moments for me were witnessing the next generation of girls in motion chanting, rising up in confidence, stepping towards claiming what is rightfully theirs: equality!!! #insist #persist #timesup #womensmarchla #girlpower #metoo // w my lovely @gingerrranne