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We get it. We can barely keep up with the onslaught of information ourselves. That being said, it’s our mission to keep readers in the know, which is why we’ve combed through it all, distilled it to its essence, and dispensed it into easily digestible tidbits. Want to be the most knowledgeable culture savant in your group of friends? Then check back every Sunday for what you’ve missed in the world of celebrities and fashion.


Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber Might Already be Married

This past week, Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber have been on a PDA tour of NYC, but an eagle-eyed fan noticed something different about Baldwin’s ring finger. Bieber recently proposed with a $500,000 diamond ring, but it was noticeably absent from her hand, replaced instead by what appeared to be a wedding band. Naturally, this sparked rumors that the two had secretly gotten married already, but the truth of the matter remains to be seen.

Hailey Baldwin wedding ring
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Kim Kardashian Comes Under Fire for "Triggering" Comments

Kim Kardashian is under fire for rejoicing over comments made by her sisters that she appeared to be anorexic. In the video posted to Snapchat, Kendall Jenner exclaimed, “I’m really concerned, I don’t think you’re eating. You look so skinny.” To this, Kim responded, “What! Oh my god, thank you!” Jenner then added, “My purse is as tiny as you,” to which Kim gushed, “Oh my god, the compliments!”

Khloe Kardashian then chimed in, saying, “She’s anorexic here [gestures to Kim’s waist], her arms are like pin thin, they’re like my pinky.” A huge and vocal outcry followed on social media, with users on multiple platforms scolding Kim for celebrating the anorexia “compliments” and accusing her comments of being triggering for those with eating disorders.


Cardi B Cancels Tour with Bruno Mars

After collaborating with Bruno Mars on the “Finesse” remix, Cardi B was tapped to open for the singer on the fall leg of his 24K Magic tour. However, Cardi B only recently gave birth to her daughter Kulture and is still in the beginning stages of motherhood. Her signature honesty came into play recently when she confessed to fans via video on Instagram that being a mother was proving to be a lot more difficult – and draining – than she originally thought it would be.

This realization led Cardi B to reconsider the lengthy tour, which she felt she wasn’t ready for and couldn’t manage as a new mother. She posted the following apology after pulling out of the tour, and noted Bruno Mars’ understanding and compassion towards her difficult decision.


Riccardo Tisco Reworks the Burberry Logo

After 20 years of maintaining the same logo and monogram, Burberry has finally changed things up in a significant way. With Riccardo Tisci now at the helm of the brand as its Creative Director, big changes were expected, but it was still a surprise to see the slick new monogram unveiled over the weekend.

Tisci tapped English art director and graphic designer  Peter Saville to create the new look, dubbing it a new era for the brand. The monogram features a “B” braided into an orange grid against a tan background. This retro-looking font drew mixed reviews online, but we’re of the mind that a big change of this nature was long overdue.

Burberry logo
The New Burberry Logo | Photo: Courtesy of @RiccardoTisci

Dior Launches Maison Christian Dior

With the launch of Maison Christian Dior, available exclusively on Dior’s official website, the storied French brand has expanded into a range of fragrances for the body and home. Created by perfume-creator François Demachy, the ‘Maison Christian Dior’ range will include fragrances, candles, soaps, and other smell-good products.

Maison Christian Dior
Photo: Courtesy of Dior

Farfetch Launches Vintage Louis Vuitton 'Keepalls'

Farfetch has launched a very special collection of Louis Vuitton ‘Keepalls’ that feature reworked exteriors, courtesy of Hong Kong-based designer Jonathan Riss. His unique methods have brought a range of Louis Vuitton bags back to life, featuring the international flags of Lebanon, Algeria, and Morocco, as well as designs inspired by Persian rugs. These collectible art pieces can be found here.

Louis Vuitton Keepalls
Photo: Courtesy of Farfetch Middle East
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