News Brief: Tom Ford and George Clooney End Film Partnership, Prada and Luxxotica Renew Eyewear License

And black emerges as the unexpected red carpet trend at Cannes.
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And black emerges as the unexpected red carpet trend at Cannes.
Tom Ford. Photo: Getty Images

Tom Ford. Photo: Getty Images

Clooney and Ford Part Ways on Film Project
George Clooney will no longer produce Tom Ford’s forthcoming movie, "Nocturnal Animals." Though Clooney claims the partnership ended over scheduling conflicts, sources say that there was a disagreement over creative issues. But no matter — Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal are still set to star. {Page Six}

Ex-Lucky Editor Launches Shopping App
Former Lucky Editor in Chief Brandon Holley has launched Everywear, an app connects shoppers with stylists who help them make new purchases based on what they already own. The app is still in beta, but sales already look promising. {Fashionista}

Prada and Luxottica Renew Licensing Agreement
Good news for fans of Prada's and Miu Miu's whimsical glasses: The Italian fashion house and the Luxottica Group have renewed their 10-year licensing agreement to make and distribute prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses under the Prada and Miu Miu imprints. {WWD}

Opening Ceremony Partners with Aldo
Speaking of licensing, Opening Ceremony just signed an agreement with the Aldo Group to expand its shoe collection. Opening Ceremony will design the collection and Aldo Product Services will manufacture it. {Business of Fashion}

Black Dominates the Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet
The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival is fully underway. Once again, starlets are parading around in formal frocks; unexpectedly, many of those are black. {Fashionista}