Must Read: Karlie Kloss Starts a Coding Summer Camp, Manolo Blahnik Launches E-Commerce with Farfetch

Plus, MAC teams up with "Star Trek" on a 25-piece collaboration.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Wednesday.

Applications are now open for Kode With Karlie
After helping 20 high school-aged girls from across the country take coding classes at New York City's Flatiron School last summer, Karlie Kloss is expanding her efforts to get young women excited about programming languages. On Wednesday, the model/entrepreneur announced a summer day camp called "Kode with Karlie," which will take place in New York, Los Angeles and St. Louis. Kloss will provide scholarships to nearly 80 young girls between the ages of 13 and 18 to attend the two week programs and, as before, no previous experience is necessary. Apply here if interested. Applications close April 30 — so hurry! {Fashionista inbox}

Manolo Blahnik launches first global e-commerce site with Farfetch Black & White
On Wednesday, Farfetch announced that Manolo Blahnik will be the first company to power its site through Farfetch Black & White. Farfetch also announced the launch of Farfetch API, which enables brands with existing e-commerce websites to use the company's platform. Founder and Chief Executive Officer José Neves revealed to WWD that three additional brands will launch digital business with Black & White this summer. {WWD, Fashionista inbox}

MAC teams up with "Star Trek" 
MAC has partnered with "Star Trek" on a 25-piece collaboration to celebrate the franchise's 50th anniversary. The collection includes lipstick, eye shadow, nail polish and more, and it will be available online on August 25. For those who can't wait, it will also be available for presale at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 21. {Fashion Gone Rogue}

New report on Bangladesh factories
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety invited The National Fire Protection Association to review fire and building safety standards at 14 factories in Bangladesh. Among other points, the report recommended early and ongoing inspections to "mitigate poor compliance" from factories during the remediation process. {WWD}

PR agency LaForce is up and running
James LaForce and Leslie Stevens dissolved their PR agency LaForce + Stevens in the fall, after more than two decades in the business. LaForce, who served as president at his former workplace, announced the launch of his own agency this week called (you guessed it) LaForce. {WWD}


American Apparel appoints former Liz Claiborne Inc. head as chairman of the board

Paul Charron, a former CEO of Liz Claiborne Inc., has been named chairman of American Apparel's board. Two others joined the board, including Bruce Fetter, chief executive officer of St. John Knits, and Susan Davidson, another Claiborne veteran. {Bloomgberg Business}

Vince reports 2015 financial results, hits pause on handbags
During Tuesday's webcast, company executives at Vince stated that the brand will stop its handbags line temporarily to rethink their design and price point. The company is also looking to hire a dedicated handbag designer. {Racked}

Scentbird announces $2.8 million in seed funding and "A La Carte" service
Scentbird, a perfume and cologne subscription service, has raised an additional $2.8 million in seed funding. On Wednesday, it also announced the launch of Scentbird A La Carte, which will allow customers to purchase 8ml/0.27 oz cartridges of perfume and colognes separately from a subscriber's monthly queue. {Fashionista inbox}

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