Must Read: Alessandro Michele Opens Gucci Garden in Florence, Will More Beauty Brands Flock to Amazon? - Fashionista

Must Read: Alessandro Michele Opens Gucci Garden in Florence, Will More Beauty Brands Flock to Amazon?

Plus, how pregnant bloggers are redefining modern motherhood.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Alessandro Michele opens Gucci Garden in Florence
Alessandro Michele has went ahead and reinvented another Gucci item — though this time, it's a bit bigger than a tired logo or loafer. Michele has overhauled the label's museum in Florence and is calling it the "Gucci Garden." The renovated space will include a boutique that sells exclusive products, a restaurant headed by a world-renown chef and an exhibition space stocked with glass displays of rare vintage pieces. {WWD}

Will more beauty brands flock to Amazon?
Beauty brands are all about image, so selling on Amazon's dated digital platform isn't the most glamorous option. However, as foot traffic declines and as Amazon quietly dominates the online beauty space — a report by 1010data estimated that one of every five beauty purchases online was made on Amazon — cosmetic companies may be more inclined to hop on the prime bandwagon. {Bloomberg}

How pregnant bloggers are redefining modern motherhood 
First came influencer, then came baby: Established bloggers Chiara Ferragni, Leandra Medine and Arielle Charnas all announced pregnancies at the end of 2017. We know it's a mere coincidence — when Medine revealed she's expecting twins after sharing her difficult journey to get pregnant, we cried tears of joy — but this blogger baby boom has created a new dialogue about motherhood and has upped their followings, likes and comments. Plus, when the babies do make their Insta debut — see Charnas' Ruby Lou — there are audience shifts and new bite-sized clothing brands to collaborate with. {WWD}

"American Crime Story" producers say show treats Versace family with kindness
After months of anticipation, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" release is only a week away, and the Versace family continues to stress that the series is a work of fiction. But even if the family's depiction isn't 100 percent accurate, the show's executive producer Ryan Murphy believes they presented them – aka little sis Donatella — in a very positive light: "I don't know if she (Donatella) is going to watch the show, but if she did I think that she would see that we treat her and her family with respect and kindness," Murphy told Variety. "She really is a feminist role model in my book, because she had to step into an impossible situation, which she did with grace and understanding." {Business of Fashion}

Nominees announced for the Costume Designers Guild Awards 
On Wednesday, the nominees for the Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced. The CDG Awards celebrate excellence in film, television and short-film costume design and will be held on Feb. 20 in Los Angeles. Numerous films and television shows delighted us with their wardrobes this year and the ones nominated include: "Lady Bird," "I, Tonya," "The Greatest Showman," "The Crown," "The Handmaid's Tale" and more. Please go here to see a full list of the nominees. {Deadline}

Alexa Chung debuts her third collection
Alexa Chung is back for another round of "everything I touch turns to cool." The master dresser-turned-designer unveiled her third collection for her namesake label, entitled "Fantastic," and it's a celebration of '90s Britpop culture. The lineup of slogan tees and structured outerwear will roll out throughout January on her website with prices ranging from $100 to your monthly rent. {Vogue UK}

Ricky Martin and Édgar Ramirez on portraying Gianni Versace and his partner on "American Crime Story" 
Ricky Martin plays opposite Édgar Ramirez in the "American Crime Story" close-up of Gianni Versace's murder; Martin plays Versace's romantic partner, whereas Ramirez assumes the role of Versace himself. The actors spoke to Out Magazine about the importance of the drama series, because it tackles very prevalent issues, such as gun violence and homophobia. {Out Magazine}

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