Must Read: The Met Hosts Preview for Upcoming 'Camp' Exhibit in Milan, Zendaya Becomes Lancôme's Youngest Ambassador

Plus, meet the woman helping men own the red carpet.
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Anna Wintour at the press event for the Costume Institute's spring 2019 exhibition "Camp: Notes on Fashion." Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anna Wintour at the press event for the Costume Institute's spring 2019 exhibition "Camp: Notes on Fashion." Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for The Metropolitan Museum of Art

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

The Met hosts preview for upcoming "Camp" exhibit in Milan 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a press presentation on Friday in Milan to reveal early details about the Costume Institute's upcoming exhibition, "Camp: Notes on Fashion," which opens May 9. Gucci's Alessandro Michele and Anna Wintour, two of this year's Met Gala chairs, joined curator Andrew Bolton for a look at some of the objects featured in the exhibition. At the event, Michele, Bolton and Wintour (almost in tears) mentioned Karl Lagerfeld and how he would have loved the exhibit. {Fashionista inbox} 

Zendaya becomes Lancôme's youngest ambassador 
On Thursday, Zendaya Coleman was confirmed as the newest – and youngest – Lancôme global ambassador. Coleman joins a stable of starlets who share a similar role on behalf of the beauty company, including Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penélope Cruz, Lupita Nyong'o and Lily Collins. Lancôme hopes the actress can help the brand appeal to a new, potentially younger consumer. "She's bringing charisma," said Lancôme international president Françoise Lehmann. "She's very influential and she has a youthful vision of beauty." {WWD

Meet the woman helping men own the red carpet 
Ilaria Urbinati is Hollywood's premier men's stylist, with a client list that boasts best-actor nominees Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek as wellas John Krasinski, Armie Hammer, Donald Glover... the list goes on. But aside from getting to dress a handful of Hollywood's most handsome men, Urbinati has made a name for herself by ushering in a new era of red carpet dressing for men, whereby a classic black tuxedo is no longer the norm: "They are wearing brown velvet, ruby-red velvet, orange silk, embroidered capes and bedazzled holsters," writes Robin Givhan for The Washington Post, adding that "women no longer own the red carpet." {The Washington Post

How to make it on your own in business 
Sarah Brown gathered a group of entrepreneurs, who have all made it as a solo act, and asked them to weigh in on how to hone the hustle and set yourself up for success. She then compiled their tips into a helpful guide that covers everything from how to be your own advocate to how to talk money and sell your own expertise. {Business of Fashion

Disability inclusion is slowly working its way into the fashion industry
Navigating fashion week in a wheelchair is no simple feat. Niamh Ní Hoireabhaird did just that at London Fashion Week, where she learned that, while the fashion industry has started to embrace disabled models and adaptive clothing, it still has a long way to go. {The Guardian

The president and founder of SCAD reflects on the generosity of Karl Lagerfeld
On Friday, Paula Wallace, the president and founder of Savannah College of Art and Design, joined the fashion community in mourning the loss of Karl Lagerfeld. "Karl was generous," she wrote, referring to the time the designer donated 41 of his large-scale photographs to the SCAD Museum of Art in 2002. "He was a man of old school etiquette. He moved quickly and seemed to have so much to do, but not in a frenetic way. Karl conducted himself as though he valued time." {WWD

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