Skip to main content

Must Read: MAC to Develop Lipsticks With Beauty Gurus, Hedi Slimane Is Focusing on Photography

Plus, Ashley Graham sits down with Chelsea Handler for "V."

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

MAC Cosmetics will collaborate with 10 beauty gurus from around the world
Beauty giant MAC Cosmetics is partnering with 10 online beauty influencers from around the world — Fleur de Force, Gabriel Zamora and Nikkia Joy — to create a range of 10 new lipstick shades. Look out for the all-new product line to hit MAC counters in April. {Fashionista inbox}

Hedi Slimane to focus on photography post-Saint Laurent
Hedi Slimane, the enigmatic creative force who departed Saint Laurent last April, is now focusing full-time on fostering his career behind the camera. Photography has always been an area of interest throughout Slimane's design career, but when asked if he'd ever make a fashion industry comeback? Let's just say we're not ruling anything out. "Naturally, photography will always be there, however I never intended to stop designing," Slimane said to The New York Times in an email. "I never said I will stop designing in the future." {The New York Times}

"It is time to build up and support the women around you"
Ashley Graham sat down with Chelsea Handler for V Magazine to share some truths about being the face (and body) of size inclusivity in the modeling industry, saying: "It is time to build up and support the women around you and encourage each other to be who you want to be, to not take no for an answer and to not let society's stereotypes take you down." (And yes, she still hates the term "plus-size"). Graham was photographed by Steven Klein for the accompanying editorial. {V Magazine}

Can we separate Ivanka Trump from her brand?
It was reported last week that Ivanka Trump would be stepping down from her eponymous fashion label to focus on her role in her father's administration, but is that really possible while still wearing a coat or pair of pumps with your name on the label? The New York Times's Vanessa Friedman investigates. {The New York Times}

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Bomb scare at Pitti Uomo leads to partial evacuation
A situation involving an unattended suitcase at Pitti Uomo's ticket office resulted in partial closing of the venue while a disposal unit was called in to destroy the item. {WWD}

IMG announces new partnership with UNICEF
Mega-agency IMG is joining forces with UNICEF to support and facilitate content distribution that raise awareness for the humanitarian organization. Additionally, WME-IMG is pledging to leverage its influence across entertainment, sports and fashion by connecting UNICEF with "key influencers, award-winning directors and producers, and global brands" to develop future marketing campaigns and initiatives. {Fashionista inbox}

Hailey Baldwin appears in Guess's 35th anniversary campaign
Instagirl Hailey Baldwin is the face of Guess's newest campaign celebrating its 35th anniversary, in which she wears a range of revamped Guess classics. (Think stone-washed jeans, oversize jackets and plenty of logos.) "She's very of-the-moment and has a huge following on social media," said Guess co-founder Paul Marciano. "Hailey's career is now really starting to take off." {WWD}

Balmain debuts accessories collection
Olivier Rousteing has added a brand-new accessories line, due to launch on Jan. 21, to Balmain's roster of categories. Featuring everything from flashy, nightlife-appropriate jewelry to subtler office-appropriate items, the line intends to appeal to the range of tastes held by the French fashion house's fans. A mixture of high-end and more accessible pricing will be part of the mix, as well. {Vogue}

Nicholas Coleridge stepping down from two Condé Nast positions to serve as chairman
Condé Nast fixture Nicholas Coleridge will step down from his dual roles as managing director at Condé Nast Britain and as president of Condé Nast International on Aug. 1. He will stay on as a chairman of the board at Condé Nast Britain until at least until the end of 2019, at which time he'll have been with the company for 30 years. {WWD}

Never miss the latest fashion industry news. Sign up for the Fashionista daily newsletter.