Must Read: Cara Delevingne Is the New Face of Dior's Fine-Jewelry Collection, Barneys Bankruptcy Draws Potential Buyers

Plus, Frank Ocean covers 'W' Magazine.
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An image from Cara Delevingne's debut Dior Joaillerie campaign. Photo: Courtesy of Dior

An image from Cara Delevingne's debut Dior Joaillerie campaign. Photo: Courtesy of Dior

Cara Delevingne fronts Dior's Joaillerie collection
Cara Delevingne is the newest face for Dior's fine-jewelry collection, Joaillerie. The model-turned-actress has a history with the luxury brand as she currently is the face of its Addict Stellar Shine lipstick. Delevingne will start by fronting Joaillerie's Rose des Vents campaign, which is inspired by Christian Dior's travels around the world and combines the house's iconic star motif with Mr. Dior's favorite flower, the rose. The campaign is set to premiere globally with a short film in Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport on Nov. 1. {WWD}

Barneys bankruptcy draws potential buyers
Following the Barneys bankruptcy, the luxury retailer has received five letters of intent from suitors interested in buying some or all parts of the company. WWD reports that the potential buyers are an eclectic mix, with one being a trade-show veteran and another being Kith-backer Sam Ben-Avraham. It's believed that brand management company Authentic Brands Group has officially shown its interest. Ares, parent to Nordstrom Inc. and Neiman Marcus, has not submitted letters of interest, but remains close to the process. {WWD}

Frank Ocean covers W Magazine
It seems as though Frank Ocean has been MIA for months, but really, the R&B artist has been hiding in plain sight. Though the singer-songwriter — dubbed one of the most influential artists of the decade — rarely makes interviews or gives public statements, he graces W Magazine's latest issue and reveals just what he's been up to. {W Magazine}

Instagram's newest launch will remind us to support product drops
Have you ever wanted to know about a product before it releases? Well, Instagram's newest feature may just help you with that. The company has introduced drop reminders and detail tags that will allow selected brands to tease product drops and limited-edition collections on Instagram before the product is released. The feature is set to launch today in the U.S. only. {Vogue Business}

The fall of Sonia Rykiel
This past April, adored French brand Sonia Rykiel went into receivership and in July, faced liquidation. So what really happened to the brand fashion has long equated with female liberation and empowerment? Former executives at the company credit the demise of the brand to bad artistic direction, corporate micromanaging, technological myopia and disengaged investors, but others believe the brand's collapse was due to bad timing. {The New York Times}

"RuPaul's Drag Race" contest Kim Chi to launch a collection under NYX Cosmetics
NYX Cosmetics founder Toni Ko will return to beauty after selling her company to L'Oréal in 2014. Ko makes her homecoming to the beauty-world with Bespoke Beauty Brands, a company that will partner with influencers to launch niche beauty brands. The company's first release will be in partnership with Kim Chi, former "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant and influencer. The collaboration, which will be named "Kim Chi Chic," launches on Oct. 16 and will include an array of playful and colorful products including lip glosses, liquid shadows, an eyeshadow palette and two LED-lit mirrors. {WWD}

American Eagle introduces a CBD-infused wellness line
Tomorrow, American Eagle launches "Mood": an affordable line of CBD-infused personal-care and bath products exclusively sold at American Eagle stores. Mood will offer 45 genderless products, including body lotion, hand cream, oils, pillow mist, lip salve and bath bombs, to name a few. The products will be scented with "mood enhancers" like vanilla and eucalyptus and will have names that resonate with American Eagle's Gen Z customer. The products will range from $7.95 to $19.95, with packaging that promotes the brand's sustainability initiatives. {WWD}

The success of Madewell's menswear
After the success of the Madewell men's collection that launched a year ago, the company is ready to dive headfirst into menswear as a category. Previously, you could find the collection only online, but last week, the company launched a men's pop-up shop in Williamsburg and is set to build shop-in-shops in six of its already standing women's stores. These new, male-focused additions are timed with the release of the brand's first full-scale fall collection for men. {Glossy}

Business of Fashion announces its #BoF500 class of 2019
Ahead of the BoF 500 annual gala on Monday evening at Paris Fashion Week, Business of Fashion has revealed its 2019 #BoF500 class, comprised of industry shapers and change-makers from around the world. The class includes Teen Vogue's Lindsay Peoples Wagner, designer Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss, model Nathan Westling and more. {Business of Fashion}

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