Tamara Mellon Talks Sexism at Jimmy Choo, Caroline de Maigret Lands Lancôme Contract, Couture's Clients Are Skewing Young

And Jessica Simpson got married in Carolina Herrera. Congrats!
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And Jessica Simpson got married in Carolina Herrera. Congrats!
Lancôme gets that you want to be as cool as this woman. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/GettyImages

Lancôme gets that you want to be as cool as this woman. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/GettyImages

Caroline de Maigret, poster child (39-year-old, same diff) for Parisian cool, has joined Lupita Nyong'o as Lancôme's latest brand ambassador. There's a collaboration in the works for 2015, but in the meantime we'd imagine that the brand will be milking De Maigret's uber-chic French lady status for all it's worth. She does have a book on the subject coming out in September, after all. {Telegraph}

Jimmy Choo co-founder and former chief creative officer Tamara Mellon says she dealt with some pretty noxious workplace sexism from the private equity firms the footwear brand worked with, receiving accusations of not being a "team player." The whole experience has made her a staunch feminist — and an advocate. The designer, who recently launched a new line, says she has plans to create a foundation fighting gender discrimination and wage inequality. {The Times via The Standard}

It's been said that couture is dead, but it turns out that's not entirely true — least of all with a younger cohort of shoppers. The average age of the couture client has dropped nearly a decade, with those in their 30s to early 40s snapping up  designers' most expensive creations in Asia and South America. But emerging economies aren't the only regions thirsty for the highest form of fashion: According to Dior, Germany is also showing signs of growth. {WWD}

Further reading:

Zooey Deschanel covers InStyle's August issue in a stressful, not entirely aspirational medley of purple, yellow, red and '80s-appropriate prints. Safe to say we liked her last one better. {People}

Shoe designer/sometime singer Jessica Simpson got married in Carolina Herrera. We don't have pics of the dress itself, but from the sketch it looks pretty beautiful. {People}

Roger Federer's daughters wore matching Oscar de la Renta children's dresses courtside at Wimbledon — and braids — and it's too cute to handle. Also very Kiernan Shipka. {Instagram}

Kenzo's David Lynch-inspired fall campaign has dropped, and it's surreal in the best of ways. {WWD}

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