ICYMI: Dwyane Wade wears Singaporean designer, Dzojchen, Peter Lindberg passes away, and Ariana Grande sues Forever 21
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1. The 76th Venice Film Festival serves some OTT looks.
Our top 10, above.
2. Djozchen dresses Dwyane Wade for Vanity Fair.
The recently retired NBA all-star is not shying away from the spotlight — at least not in fashion. Featured alongside wife Gabrielle Union on the Vanity Fair 2019 Best Dressed list, he sported a neon pink tuxedo curtesy of Singaporean designer Djozchen.
3. Peter Lindbergh passes away.
Peter Lindberg bid the world goodbye last Tuesday at the age of 74, leaving behind a legacy of his revolutionary work that shaped fashion photography as we know it. His signature monochromatic portraitures will remain a testament to his passion and love for his craft. May the legend rest in peace.
4. The biggest fashion and beauty pop-up happened at Zalora Fashion Festival.
Zalora wrapped its first fashion festival on Saturday where guests of the pop-up explored Insta-worthy themed rooms from Calvin Klein, Adidas, Vans, and Nars to the tunes of DJ Linda Hao.
5. Forever 21 lands in hot water with Ariana Grande.
If you thought it could not get any worse for Forever 21 after the news of their bankruptcy broke, think again. They are now facing a US$10 million lawsuit served by Ariana Grande for using a doppelgänger of the singer to promote clothing that look similar to the ones she wore in her "7 rings" music video. The pictures with the model in question have since been taken down from Forever 21's Instagram account.
...but is the pot calling the kettle black? Ariana Grande's outfit design was allegedly stolen.
RuPaul accused Ariana Grande for stealing a look she wore in her "7 rings" music video. According to the drag queen, Ariana's team allegedly sent the original look to a designer who was told to replicate it for the music video.
6. Prince Charles works with designers to make dresses made from nettles.
Designer duo Vin + Omi has partnered with Prince Charles to create designs made out of nettles, courtesy of the prince's Highgrove Estate. The designs — slated to debut at London Fashion Week — will be made from sustainable materials such as recycled aluminium, plastic, and film vinyl posters among others.
7. LVMH Prize renames the Special Prize after Karl Lagerfeld.
LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, or LVMH Prize for short, is honouring Karl Lagerfeld by renaming their Special Prize after the late legend, as he was very involved with the prize since its genesis.
8. Love, Bonito launches new Studio line.
The debut collection titled 'Metamorphosis' is the first of many releases from Love, Bonito's Studio line to come. The new limited edition collection will feature more experimental and intricate pieces in line with their rebranding efforts. The next collection is set to drop in December 2019 just in time for the festive season.
9. Tommy x Zendaya releases collaborative fall 2019 lookbook.
Tommy Hilfiger teams up with actress Zendaya on their latest womenswear collection. The line showcases iconic '70s styles such as wide-legged pants and trench coats, combined with faux fur and velvet textures. Take the test on their website to find out what your powerstyle is.
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