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Plus, Google is archiving 3,000 years of fashion.
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Plus, Google is archiving 3,000 years of fashion.

Glossier gets glittery
Glossier has teamed up with NYC dessert magnate Momofuku Milk Bar to create a new Balm Dotcom with a birthday cake scent. Though neither brand has officially announced the news of the collaboration yet, images of the product have appeared on social media, and the glittery packaging alone is making our tiny millennial hearts skip a beat. {Instagram

Modeling agencies head west
With the line between professional models and Hollywood talent more blurred than ever, many top modeling agencies — including IMG Models and Wilhelmina — are setting up shop in Los Angeles. The biggest draw? The chance to sign influential celebrity spawn, many of whom grew up and live in the LA-area. {The Hollywood Reporter}

Google is digitizing the world's fashion archives 
Having spent time digitizing the world's museum collections since 2010, Google is now turning its attention to archiving the past 3,000 years of global fashion. Called "We Wear Culture," the initiative will both enrich Google's Arts & Culture platform and make fashion and its history more accessible to those who are culturally curious and may not be able to see shows or exhibits in person. {Business of Fashion

Boohoo sends celeb kids to the Hamptons
Fast-fashion site Boohoo has enlisted celeb kids Sailor Brinkley Cook and Elisa Johnson to star in its summer campaign, photographed in the Hamptons. The campaign will debut June 12. {Fashionista inbox}

Eco-friendly microbeads are here
Get ready to exfoliate, guilt-free: With environmentally unsound plastic microbeads — once found in many scrubs, body washes and toothpastes — outlawed, scientists have invented a more eco-friendly alternative. The new microbeads are made of cellulose, are easily biodegradable and can be created from renewable resources. Thanks, science! {The Telegraph}

Nike and Tom Sachs make Space Camp for sneakerheads
Nike and NYC-based artist Tom Sachs have created an immersive "Space Camp" installation on Governor’s Island, which includes a film and obstacle course. Those interested in purchasing the new Mars Yard 2.0 sneaker must complete the physically rigorous obstacle course first. {High Snobiety}

Amazon Marketplace gives out lots-o-loans to sellers
Brands wanting to sell their wares on Amazon Marketplace could find themselves receiving a generous loan and extra help from the e-commerce giant. In the past year, Amazon has given out $1 billion in loans — ranging from $1,000 to $750,000 — to help smaller businesses expand their Marketplace presence. {Business of Fashion

Instagram's uncertain role in fashion plagiarism
Designers lifting ideas from other designers is nothing new — but in the seven years that it has existed, Instagram has helped highlight and give a voice to those who feel they've been plagiarized. But at the same time, the app has made it much easier to lift ideas from lesser-known brands. When it comes to catching copycats, has Instagram been helpful or harmful? i-D investigates. {i-D

Another Man's official website goes live
Twelve years since its official launch, Another Man has finally gone digital. The UK-based men's publication — and fellow Harry Styles fan — is now live on the internet at AnotherManMag.com. The website will cover all things men's style and grooming, as well as life and culture, plus the latest and exclusive backstage coverage from men's fashion weeks in London, Milan, Florence, Paris and New York, which kicks off on Friday. {Fashionista inbox}

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