Must Read: Fila to Make Runway Debut at Milan Fashion Week, The Brooklyn-Based Wellness Studio Creating an Inclusive Space for People of Color

Plus, Nike and Adidas battle it out over World Cup merch.
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Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for FILA

Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for FILA

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Fila to make runway debut at Milan Fashion Week 
Fila, the sportswear label popularized in the '90s by the likes of Tupac Shakur and LL Cool J, will make its runway debut at Milan Fashion Week in September. For Fila's first formal foray into the high fashion arena, the brand has brought on former Adidas Originals designers Antonino Ingrasciotta and Joseph Graesel as creative directors. "Their background perfectly matches sports and fashion," said Fila Global chairman Gene Yoo in a statement to WWD. "Starting from the Fila archive, they're working on a collection that aims to bring the brand to the next level, connecting the past with its future." {WWD

Inside the Brooklyn-based wellness studio creating an inclusive space for people of color 
Healhaus, a new wellness studio and café in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, wants to build an inclusive place where people feel encouraged to do emotional work. The founders, Elisa Shankle and Darian Hall, created the space as a way to help change the predominantly white, Birkenstock-wearing stigma attached to health and healing, and to prove that taking care of oneself — emotionally, physically and spiritually — is, well, cool. {The New York Times

Nike and Adidas battle it out over World Cup merch
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi aren't the only fierce competitors battling it out at this year's World Cup: Nike and Adidas are also dueling for fans' money. The sportswear giants both sponsor an assortment of teams, and Adidas is one of seven partners for the 2018 tournament. As of Monday, Nike had already depleted 20 percent of its World Cup merchandise, whereas Adidas had sold 6 percent of its FIFA-geared goods. The final outcome of the World Cup will influence product sales and determine which company scores the most goals. {WWD

Sephora may take ingestible collagen mainstream 
In Asia, collagen supplements are a ubiquitous component of skin-care regimens, believed to make skin look younger and more supple. They're less common in the U.S., however a new push from Sephora could increase their popularity. Starting June 28, the beauty retailer is adding several collagen products from Crushed Tonic, Hum Nutrition and Vital Proteins in a move to ramp up its wellness offerings. {WWD

Fenty Beauty is hosting a series of NYC pop-ups
In celebration of Rihanna's new Moroccan Spice collection, Fenty Beauty is hosting pop-ups in New York City. The cult beauty brand announced on Instagram that its first temporary store will open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Fenty Beauty will also set up shop on Thursday at Pearl Street Triangle and on Friday at the Seaport District. {@fentybeauty/Instagram} 

Peter Brant likely to be sole winner in Interview bankruptcy 
According to recent court filing, Peter Brant is Interview's sole secured creditor, which means that he will be the first to receive compensation in very long line of people who are owed more than $3.3 million from the publication. In this lengthly filing obtained by WWD, a court-appointed trustee said that a $8.2 million liquidation came from Brant after the company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The value of Interview's current assets remain undetermined, but whatever it's worth is not going to be enough to pay Brant, let alone the company's remaining creditors. {WWD

Jeremy Scott responds to "illegal alien" ad controversy 
On Monday, Jeremy Scott shared an image of Moschino's Fall 2018 advertising campaign on Twitter with the caption: "The only thing illegal about this alien is how good she looks!" The post sparked an internet outrage, with many calling his wording offensive, especially given the current political climate. To address these reactions, Scott posted another image of Hadid on Instagram with a lengthy caption to reiterate his reasoning behind the controversial statement. "The concept of my ad campaign is to bring attention to the U.S. administration's harsh stance towards 'illegal aliens,'" he wrote. "I painted these models in my show and this campaign to open a discussion on what exactly an 'alien' is." {WWD

Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah's Studio One Eighty Nine win CFDA/Lexus Sustainability Award
Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, the design duo behind Studio One Eighty Nine, took home the top prize of $80,000 from the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative, an annual nine-month, sustainability-focused business development program. The runner-up brand, Cienne, received $10,000. Both of the female-founded and -owned labels will use their grant money towards prioritizing sustainability. {Fashionista inbox} 

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