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Amy Schumer Hilariously Announces Pregnancy
In typical comedienne fashion, Amy Schumer spoofed her own pregnancy announcement by teasing the news with an Instagram post in which she and her husband’s heads were Photoshopped onto Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bodies. Schumer then went on to release a hilarious statement to the Los Angeles Times, saying, “Chris and I are thrilled and almost positive he’s the father. I look forward to competing with [Meghan] Markle every step of the way.” We wouldn’t have had her handle the announcement any other way.
Philip Green Named in #MeToo Scandal
Sir Philip Green, the chairman of the conglomerate that owns Topshop, is embroiled in a #MeToo scandal. Lord Peter Hain, a member of British parliament, named Green in the House of Lords last week, saying he felt it was his “duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual in question given that the media have been subject to an injunction preventing publication of the full details of this story which is clearly in the public interest”. According to reports, the allegations are “serious and repeated” and the victims’ identities are protected at this time.
MyTheresa Expands into Kidswear
If you want a fashionable children’s wardrobe for your offspring to match your own, look no further than MyTheresa. With an expansion into kidswear slated for January 2019, MyTheresa Kids aims to bring luxury clothes, shoes, accessories, gifts, and occasionwear to a much younger audience.
It will launch with 35 brands such as Gucci, Burberry, Fendi, Balenciaga, and Stella McCartney. In addition, MyTheresa will also launch a dedicated series of kidswear brands to the site, which will include Bonpoint, Monnalisa, and Rachel Riley. MyTheresa Kids will serve ages from two to 12, with the baby offering catering to upto 36 months.
Moschino x H&M Hits the Catwalk
If your Instagram feed was flooded with black-and-gold ensembles worn by models like Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell, Joan Smalls, and Winnie Harlow this week, that’s because the Moschino x H&M collaboration made its debut on the catwalk. Inspired by 90s-era MTV and hip-hop, the highly anticipated collection features giant gold chains, leather dresses, cheetah-print outerwear, and other racy items befitting the Moschino “cartoon couture” aesthetic. The collection will be available worldwide from November 8th, 2018.
Chanel Opens its First Beauty and Fragrance Boutique in Dubai
Chanel recently opened its first beauty and fragrance boutique in Dubai, located inside the new ‘Fashion Avenue’ extension in The Dubai Mall. In-house makeup artists and beauty advisors, who will demonstrate makeup techniques and dispense skincare advice, will be available upon request. The boutique will also offer custom bridal makeup sessions, personalized brow shaping, and sensorial facial treatments.
Moda Operandi Expands Middle East Designer Offerings
Moda Operandi has been home to regional designers like Sandra Mansour and L’Afshar for years, but it has recently expanded its Middle East designer offerings to include Nour Hammour’s exquisite leather creations and Noon by Noor’s luxurious ready-to-wear collections. Both are now available to shop here.