Must Read: Rihanna to Star Alongside Cara Delevingne in 'Valerian,' 'Glamour' Names Caitlyn Jenner as a Woman of the Year

Plus, what former Saks Fifth Avenue President Marigay McKee is doing post-Saks.
Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
914
Plus, what former Saks Fifth Avenue President Marigay McKee is doing post-Saks.

These are the stories making headlines this Thursday.

Irina Shayk (aka Bradley Cooper's girlfriend) signs contract with L'Oréal Paris
Model Irina Shayk, once famously referred to as the perfect blend between a "panther and a leopard" by Amy Schumer, has signed on as the new international spokesperson for L'Oréal Paris. {Instagram}

Rihanna and Cara Delevingne will be co-stars
On Wednesday, filmmaker Luc Besson announced on Instagram that Rihanna would be joining the cast of "Valerian," a big-budget movie about humanity in the 28th century. Rihanna will be joining previously announced cast members Cara Delevingne and Clive Owens. Filming will commence next January in Besson's studio on the outskirts of Paris. {Variety}

Caitlyn Jenner named one of Glamour's Women of the Year
Caitlyn Jenner has been named one of Glamour's Women of the Year and will be honored at the magazine's 25th Anniversary Women of the Year Awards. The event will take place Nov. 9th at Carnegie Hall and will recognize Victoria Beckham, Misty Copeland, Elizabeth Holmes, Cecile Richards, Reese Witherspoon, members of the US women's national soccer team and the women of Charleston. {Glamour}

Marigay McKee on life after Saks Fifth Avenue
What has Marigay McKee, former Saks Fifth Avenue president, been up to since she left the company only 15 months into her role? Well, a lot of things, actually. McKee has since then started MM Luxe Consulting, which helps clients (non-fashion included) develop branding strategies. She also joined the board of LA-based beauty retailer Violet Gray. So basically, she didn't take a break. {Harper's Bazaar}

CFDA announces its Lexus Fashion Initiative finalists
Earlier today, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced the finalists for its inaugural CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative. While the CFDA has partnered up with Lexus for an eco-fashion challenge in years past, this will be the first time that the council will offer a 17-month virtual residency program for its members. It will focus on solving the environmental and social problems facing the industry today, and will tackle issues such as responsible sourcing, ethical manufacturing, supply chain transparency and more. The finalists are Brother Vellies, Dezso by Sara Beltran, Erin Snow, K/LLER Collection, Nicholas K, Prabal Gurung, Svilu, Tome, Wwake, and Zero + Maria Cornejo. {Fashionista Inbox} 

Joyce Green named Chanel's executive vice president of fashion 
Chanel has promoted Joyce Green to the position of executive vice president of fashion. Green, who previously held senior-level posts at Kiehl's, Clarins and Guerlain, joined the French label in 2007. Most recently, she worked as Chanel's senior vice president of multi-brand retail in the fashion division, and she succeeds Barbara Cirkva, currently the company's president of fashion. {WWD