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Must Read: The CFDA Is Partnering With Planned Parenthood, Nasty Gal Is Officially Being Bought By Boohoo - Fashionista

Must Read: The CFDA Is Partnering With Planned Parenthood, Nasty Gal Is Officially Being Bought By Boohoo

Plus, Coach switches to dual-gender shows for fashion week.
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Photo: Courtesy CFDA

Photo: Courtesy CFDA

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

The CFDA launches 'Fashion Stands With Planned Parenthood' initiative
In a bid to fight the proposed defunding of Planned Parenthood, the CFDA created "Fashion Stands With Planned Parenthood" pins that it is distributing to designers, PR agencies, modeling agencies and more to wear during NYFW. The goal is to capitalize on the increased attention the industry receives during fashion week to raise awareness and funds. Over 40 brands have already signed on to support the initiative, including Proenza Schouler, Public School and Prabal Gurung. {Fashionista inbox}

Boohoo is buying Nasty Gal for $20 million
Nasty Gal is canceling its bankruptcy auction after no other qualified bidders stepped forward by the deadline, meaning that it will accept Boohoo's $20 million offer. A hearing for court approval of the purchase is expected this week, with a closing to follow by the end of the month. The purchase is part of Boohoo's bid to expand internationally beyond the borders of its U.K. base. {WWD}

Coach switches to dual-gender shows for fashion week
The American brand will show men's and women's collections together this season rather than staging two shows in two different countries, as it has done in the past. The show on February 14th will feature more women's looks than men's, and marks the beginning of Coach moving to a two-shows-per-year model with pre-fall and resort being released via lookbooks and editor appointments. {WWD}

Ivanka Trump's brand responded to being pulled from Nordstrom
After reports that the department store would drop Ivanka Trump's eponymous line due to poor sales performance, Trump's brand responded. "Nordstrom ordered both apparel and shoes for the spring, and followed through with the orders on the apparel," a spokesperson for the brand claimed. "They canceled the shoe order, kept the apparel order and moved the apparel from online into stores. It's there." Nordstrom tweeted that customers will only see Ivanka Trump in brick-and-mortar stores until the inventory on hand sells out. {Refinery29}

Vetements is hosting a secret event in L.A.
The brand posted on Instagram about an event taking place on the West Coast on February 9th at an undisclosed location. What will go down at the event, titled simply "Dry Cleaning," remains a mystery. If the comments are any indication, fans are simultaneously outraged that the brand would dare to have (and announce) a "secret" event and desperate to be able to attend. {Instagram/@vetements_official}

Naomie Harris covers New York Magazine
The "Moonlight" actor and red carpet fave covers NY Mag in a pink Céline dress. The rest of the brightly hued editorial images feature Harris in a range of the runway's latest looks from brands like Balenciaga, Gucci and Valentino, while the profile details the star's thoughts on the Oscars, diversity in film and anti-immigration rhetoric. {NY Mag}

Nicole Kidman is the new face of Neutrogena
The skin-care brand announced today that Kidman will join Neutrogena as a brand ambassador, with her first commercial running during the Oscars. The actress, who joins the likes of Kerry Washington and Jennifer Garner in representing the brand, said in a release that she appreciates Neutrogena's focus on skin health, describing the partnership as a "stars aligning" kind of moment. {Fashionista inbox}

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