Fashion News Roundup: Raf Simons Discusses His Dior Debut, Christina Hendricks Might Wear Versace Couture, and Salvatore Ferragamo Designs Olympic Outfits

In a video posted to Dior's YouTube channel, Raf Simons discussed the inspiration behind his debut collection for the fashion house and what he hopes
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In a video posted to Dior's YouTube channel, Raf Simons discussed the inspiration behind his debut collection for the fashion house and what he hopes
Photo: The Sunday Times via High Snobrety

Photo: The Sunday Times via High Snobrety

In a video posted to Dior's YouTube channel, Raf Simons discussed the inspiration behind his debut collection for the fashion house and what he hopes to churn out in future collections. {Dior YouTube}

The newly liberated single Katie Holmes is reportedly cracking down on Suri's make-up habit and luxe designer swag. {HuffPost Style}

Beauty products aren't one size fits all - skin tone and ethnicity can influence a woman's lip stain or eyeshadow needs. With multi-ethnic beauty consumers on the rise, it's about time beauty companies start making more products geared toward this demographic. {WWD Subscription Required}

The latest Lanvin menswear ads are out and they, too, feature ordinary (read: non-model) men. {Lanvin Facebook} Once upon a time, Christina Hendricks struggled to find a designer to lend her a not-size-two gown for red carpet events. Clearly, all that's changed as she's rumored to be shopping a Versace Haute Couture gown for the Emmy Awards. {Hollywood Reporter}

British retailer Matches has teamed up with UK designer wunderkinds Jonathan Saunders, Erdem Moralioglu, Mary Katrantzou, Richard Nicoll, Holly Fulton, Roksanda Ilincic, J.W. Anderson, and the label Herself to shell out specially designed t-shirts to fight poverty in London through the Dispossessed Fund. {Style.com}

Grunge staple boots by Doc Martens have undergone a major revival as of late. Asos reported a whopping 230% increase in sales of the boots. {The Guardian}

Ever heard of the Republic of San Marino? Well besides being the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world, it will also be one of the chicest countries competing in the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, thanks to uniforms designed by Salvatore Ferragamo. {Telegraph}

In what has become an annual tradition, Galeries Lafayette will be hosting the world's biggest fashion show this September. {WWD}

Tired of Kate Upton yet? The buzzy model posed for The Sunday Times in leather and menswear-inspired pieces. {High Snobiety}

Brazilian bombshell model Alessandra Ambrosio will be participating in the closing ceremonies of the Olympics as a representative for the 2016 games in Brazil. {Fashionologie}

Madonna's little brother will be hitting London Fashion Week with his footwear collection, The Ciccone Collection. We guess fashion really can be genetic... {Times Live}

In the market for a new bag this summer? Click through for this summer's hottest handbag trends. {FabSugar}