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The Emmy Nominations Are In
The 70th Primetime Emmy Award nominations are in. Game of Thrones, Saturday Night Live, and Westworld garnered the most nominations, while some of our personal favorites like Atlanta, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, This is Us, G.L.O.W., and Silicon Valley also made the list. Individually, Issa Rae of HBO’s Insecure snagged a nomination for Best Actress, Comedy, Evan Rachel Woods was nominated for her stunning role in Westworld, and Sandra Oh became the first female Asian nominee in the category Best Actress, Drama for her starring role on Killing Eve. The award ceremony is set to take place on September 17, 2018.
Kylie Jenner on Pace to Become Youngest Self-Made Billionaire
While some have taken issue with Forbes’ declaration that Kylie Jenner is “self-made” given her privileged status as a member of the Kardashian-Jenner tribe, it is no less impressive that the young makeup guru has turned such a massive profit in such a short amount of time. With $900 million in sales already secured, Jenner topped Forbes’ list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Huda Kattan also made it onto the list, as did Jenner’s sister Kim Kardashian.
Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber Are Engaged
In 2009, Hailey Baldwin was a self-confessed “Belieber” – there’s even an adorable video of her being introduced to Justin Bieber by her father Stephen Baldwin backstage at a concert. Fast forward nine years, and the former flames have reignited their relationship, recently deciding to take things to the next level by announcing their engagement. In a heartfelt message on Instagram, Bieber proclaims his adoration for his future wife, declaring, “I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else.”
Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!
Dries Van Noten Capsule Collection Launches on MyTheresa
For the first time ever, Dries Van Noten is collaborating with an online retailer. The illustrious brand chose MyTheresa for the launch of a gorgeous capsule collection, which features seven pieces from Dries Van Noten’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection. Inspired by the Art Brut movement, the clothes feature hand-drawn geometric patterns that catch the eye and turn the head. The collection is available on MyTheresa.com exclusively, with limited availability, so snag a piece before they inevitably sell out.
M2Malletier Releases Vegan Range
Ethical fashion and sustainability are increasingly more visible in the fashion world, and we couldn’t be happier about it. Joining the conversation is Spanish luxury accessories brand, M2Malletier (of the famous ‘Needle’ bag), which just debuted a beautiful line of vegan bags for the eco-conscious shopper. Starting in August, you can find M2Malletier’s new vegan range in stock at Robinsons Dubai, Harvey Nichols — Doha and Riyadh, Al Zham Qatar and on Ounass.com.
Beyoncé x Balmain Collaborate on Mini Capsule Collection
Following her amazing appearance at Coachella – which featured a range of colorful collegiate looks – Beyoncé and Balmain have decided to collaborate on a mini capsule collection inspired by her festival performance. Not only will you be able to snag a look directly from Beyoncé’s festival wardrobe, but all of the proceeds from the sales of the collection will benefit the United Negro College Fund. “The donation was the main goal of this collaboration. We don’t forget where we come from,” said Olivier Rousteing, Creative Director at Balmain. Prices for the pieces range from AED 1065/SAR 1087 to AED 6575/SAR 6713, and became available at Balmain retailers starting on July 14, 2018.
BALMAIN X BEYONCÉ • “What we all saw on those successive Coachella Weekends was nothing less than iconic. Her performance, message and music – along with the looks that we created together- made for one of those rare, indelible images that I believe will long remain in my generation’s collective memory.” @olivier_rousteing • EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE AT BALMAIN’S PARIS FLAGSHIP 44 RUE FRANÇOIS 1er, JULY 13, 7:00-9:00 PM • LAUNCHING WORLDWIDE JULY 14 @ BALMAIN.COM • #BALMAINxBEYONCE
Marina Rinaldi Launches Capsule Collection in Collaboration With Fausto Puglisi
The queen of curvy, fashion-forward designs, Marina Rinaldi, debuted a new capsule collection for the Fall/Winter 2018 season created in collaboration with Fausto Puglisi during Paris Haute Couture Week. For the collection, Puglisi interpreted Rinaldi’s style while adding his own signature of boldly contrasting color. The results are gorgeous, and were fantastically well-received by the press, VIPs, and trade professionals in attendance. The collection will be available starting in September.
Gucci and Frieze Launch Second Summer of Love Series
The Gucci universe continues its expansion into the realm of cinema. In the second installment of the film series launched by Gucci in collaboration with Frieze, film auteurs celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Famously, the Summer of Love saw 100,000 hippies and beatniks converge on the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, CA to celebrate their subculture. Two films have been produced as part of Gucci x Frieze’s Summer of Love series. One is Everybody in the Place by Jeremy Deller and the other is Distant Planet: The Six Chapters of Simona by Josh Blaaberg. Both are being screened exclusively at the Gucci Wooster cinema space in New York from July 6 to July 20. The screenings will then move to London during the annual Frieze London event. You can preview the films below.
Prada Launches New Eyewear Project
Prada’s new eyewear project, Cinéma Evolution, proffers a foray into the facets of the female identity. With a surrealist angle, the digital project takes on the realm of dreams, with sunglasses and eyewear from Prada’s ‘Cinéma’ collection acting as the stars of the story. Prada’s Cinéma Evolution launches on Prada.com and on official Prada social media channels on June 29, 2018 .