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Revlon unveils new lipstick collection inspired by 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Beauty brand Revlon is taking cues from "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" with its latest lipstick launch. The cosmetics giant has unveiled ‘The Marvelous Super Lustrous Collection', a limited-edition line created in collaboration with the Amazon Original series.The collection features two curated ‘Super Lustrous Lipstick' sets, starring the brand's signature moisturizing product. The first set, ‘Take The Stage Reds,' comprises three bold shades -- ‘Fire & Ice,' ‘Certainly Red' and ‘Cherries in the Snow' -- which featured in season one of the show. The second set, ‘Stand-Up Nudes', includes three universally flattering nudes dubbed ‘Pink Truffle,' ‘Blushing Mauve' and ‘Rum Raisin.'The collection, which will launch exclusively on Amazon.com just in time for National Lipstick Month, is a natural partnership, given Revlon's...

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Miami Swim Week makes a splash in South Beach

Miami Swim Week kicks off in the Magic City on Thursday, offering attendees a packed schedule of runway shows from both local and international brands, as well as trade fairs and a range of parties and receptions. The five-day swimwear-focused event run by Fashion Week Online is expected to attract some 5,000 buyers from 60 countries to Miami South Beach where shows and activations will be organized in a variety of locations throughout the week.The runway program kicks off at 1PM on Thursday with the Miami International University of Art and Design Swim Show hosted by fashion show organizer Paraiso. Over the next few days, the packed schedule will see labels including Badgley Mishka, Seeker of Sunshine, Agua de Coco,...

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International Talent Support Contest ready to kick off new edition with first sustainable fashion prize

After taking place last year in June, ITS returns this year to its traditional positioning in July. The 17th edition of the contest for young designers, founded by Barbara Franchin in 2002, will take place this Friday in Trieste at Magazzino 42, the passenger terminal of the ferry port. Over 800 applications from 80 countries arrived at the ITS headquarters this year. Finally, 26 emerging talents from 15 countries were decided on by the jury which was led by Barbara Franchin  and the designer Aitor Throup, winner of the fifth edition of the prize, along with 20 other personalities including Y/Project’s creative director Glenn Martens, Kering’s sustainable development director Marie-Claire Daveu, and Diesel and OTB Group founder and long-time supporter...

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Philip Day reaches 75% threshold to take Bonmarché private

Philip Day’s Spectre Holdings has surpassed the 75% holding in value fashion retailer Bonmarché that it needed to be able to delist the company with a stake currently estimated at around 83%. The news came after the last major institutional shareholder, Artemis Investment Management, which held a 12% stake, sold its shares to Spectre for 11.4p each.The sale has come just a few of days before the deadline for Spectre to close its offer for the firm.The company had initially made its move to take full control after acquiring a more-than-52% stake in April. But its £5.7 million offer was said by management to undervalued the chain. However, a U-turn in late June saw management recommending the deal, despite saying...

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Kim Kardashian issues response to Kimono controversy

Kim Kardashian West has issued an apology statement after the unveiling of her shapewear brand Kimono Solutionwear sparked accusations of cultural appropriation.  The line of shapewear incorporates the reality TV star and entrepreneur’s name into the product, similar to her previous ventures, ‘Kimoji’ and 'KKW Beauty'. However, the line sparked controversy due to its shared name with the Japanese kimono, a traditional garment that dates back for centuries. Many took to Twitter - where the #KimOhNo hashtag was born - to voice their dismay over the name choice, saying that it erased the kimono’s cultural significance and disrespected the deeply ceremonial Japanese garment. Outside of Twitter, the Mayor of Kyoto, Daisaku Kadokawa, issued an open letter to Kardashian West requesting that she reconsider the name. Without...

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