News Brief: Kering Is the Official Fashion Partner of Cannes, Fast Retailing's CEO Has Some Big Growth Goals

And a new millennial-approved app allows shoppers to watch infomercials on their smartphones.
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And a new millennial-approved app allows shoppers to watch infomercials on their smartphones.
Julianne Moore at Cannes. Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images

Julianne Moore at Cannes. Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this afternoon.

Kering Named the Official Fashion Partner of Cannes
Cannes keeps on getting more glamorous: Kering — the parent company of Gucci, Stella McCartney, and Saint Laurent — is now the official fashion partner for the annual film festival. Kering CEO Francois-Henri Pinault talks why red carpet matters, women's rights and what he sees in the future of the luxury goods industry. {The Hollywood Reporter}

Uniqlo Sets Some Lofty Growth Targets
WWD sat down with Tadashi Yanai, the eccentric president and CEO of Fast Retailing, who details his ambitious plan to make Uniqlo the world’s largest apparel retailer by 2020 and to gross more than $250 billion by 2030. {WWD}

Britney and Iggy Shimmy in New Video
The wait is over. Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea's video for their song "Pretty Girls" has everything you would want from the two: Retro campiness, crimped hair and old school Britney dance moves. {YouTube}

Bigger Budget, Better Costumes for "Pitch Perfect 2"
For the the sequel to "Pitch Perfect," costume designer Salvador Pérez had a bit more cash to play around with, resulting in lots of pleather, tearaway pants and gaudy track suits. Get the lowdown on the film's #aesthetic before it hits theaters on Friday. {Fashionista}

MikMak: The Millennial Answer to QVC
This new app pairs products with informational videos, with the goal of being every bit as addictive as the Home Shopping Network. MikMak, which is set to launch in June, has already been backed by Google and Dreamworks execs, along with several venture capitalists. {Fashionista}