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Must Read: Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne Unveil Their First DKNY Campaign, London Designers to Hold Consumer-Facing Shows

Plus, attending a red carpet event like the Golden Globes is a lot more expensive for an actress than you might think.
Adrienne Jüliger in DKNY's spring 2016 ad campaign. Photo: Lachlan Bailey

Adrienne Jüliger in DKNY's spring 2016 ad campaign. Photo: Lachlan Bailey

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Thursday.

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne release their first ads for DKNY
With their first ad campaign since joining DKNY as creative directors, Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne wanted to emphasize the "strong and sophisticated" DKNY woman. "[The DKNY girl] didn't feel authentic to what the brand was, it was too young," said Chow. {WWD}

London designers to stage consumer-facing shows
At a time when the fashion calendar as it stands is under intense industry scrutiny, a handful of top London designers will join the list of those experimenting with consumer-facing runway shows. During London Fashion Weekend — a ticketed public event that follows London Fashion Week in February — Emilia Wickstead, Holly Fulton, Mary Katrantzou and Temperley London will present their collections to an audience of customers and fashion fans, with the hope of increasing brand awareness and, hopefully, driving sales as their spring 2016 collections trickle into stores. {WWD}

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Perry Ellis settles lawsuit alleging homophobic and racist behavior
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How much does it really cost an actress to attend the Golden Globes?
If the New York Post's sources are to be believed, attending the Golden Globes can cost a starlet over $40,000. Even if a dress is loaned, unforeseen costs include flying in couture-trained tailors, hiring security to keep jewelry safe and paying makeup artists for the time that it takes to come up with a look. {New York Post}

The Oscar nominations we care about
The nominations are out for the 88th Academy Awards and the Best Actress category reads like a best dressed list: Cate Blanchett ("Carol"), Brie Larson ("Room"), Jennifer Lawrence ("Joy"), Charlotte Rampling ("45 Years") and Saoirse Ronan ("Brooklyn") were nominated. "Carol" and "The Danish Girl" have been nominated for costume design. {ABC}

Tommy Hilfiger is publishing a memoir
In October, Random House will publish Tommy Hilfiger's memoir about his life and his business titled "American Dreamer." Besides personal stories, the book will also offer some business insights for readers. {WWD}

Hilary Rhoda's mom files a countersuit against daughter's allegations
It's just come to light that model Hilary Rhoda sued her mother (and former manager) Marianne Rhoda back in 2014 for "manipulat[ing] her familial role to improperly seize — and then abuse — enormous power over Hilary's finances." The suit claims that Marianne used her daughter's fund as a "personal piggy bank" to withdraw millions. Marianne has just filed a countersuit, denying the allegations and claiming breach of contract. {Page Six}