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Diesel Cooks Up Fresh Collaboration With Berlin’s Mustafa Gemüse Kebap

EAT YOUR SHIRT: Just in time for Bread & Butter by Zalando, which kicks off in Berlin today, Diesel is dishing up a surprisingly tasty new collaboration: Diesel x Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap. The vegetable kebab stand in the city’s Kreuzberg district is legendary for its long lines of aficionados, often young tourists coming direct from the airport and willing to wait 30 minutes and more for what they claim is the non-plus ultra in döners.…

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Kenzo’s La Collection Memento Line to Go See-Now-Buy-Now

NOW FASHION: Kenzo is rejigging the format for its La Collection Memento collection rooted in pieces from the house’s archives. The brand’s spring 2019 La Collection Memento collection will be presented in March 2019 under a see-now-buy-now format. Skipping the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, the house will present the film for its fall 2018 main and La Collection Memento collections on Sept. 7 during New York Fashion Week. Titled “The Everything,” the film was written and…

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British Fashion Council Ups the Ante on Consumer Event

FASHION FESTIVAL: The British Fashion Council is continuing to develop London Fashion Week Festival, a four-day consumer-facing event taking place after London Fashion Week, on Sept. 20 to 23. This year’s lineup, unveiled today, will see a series of runway shows by emerging British talent take place, alongside industry talks and shopping experiences. The aim of the event — which drew up to 14,000 people last year — is to re-create the atmosphere of LFW for…

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Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta Raises $800,000 for Area Organizations

MOTHER KNOWS BEST: The 26th annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares event at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta on Monday night raised more than $800,000 for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta, the Atlanta AIDS Fund and the Medical University of South Carolina. The tally since the event’s inception: more than $15 million raised for the beneficiaries. Jeffrey Kalinsky, who operates two stores in Manhattan and Atlanta, unveiled a third unit in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday. “It’s a 12-minute…

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‘Project Runway All-Star’ Helen Castillo Designs Jumpsuit for Blue Man Group

DOWNTOWN BLUES: For the first time in 27 years, the Blue Man Group is adding a new item to their wardrobe. “Project Runway All-Star” Helen Castillo has created a jumpsuit for the three performance artists and, unlike their stage makeup, the design is not entirely blue. Raised in New York, the designer attended an arts magnet middle school and subsequently saw her share of traditional Broadway shows. “Kids at school would always boast about their…

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Kara Ross Docuseries Follows Female Artisans

Kara Ross is temporarily switching mediums — making the jump from jewelry to film. The entrepreneur’s charitable organization, Unleashed, will release a documentary series called #ConnectingThread, set to premiere online on Oct. 11. The docuseries focuses on female artisans worldwide and is directed by a handful of Oscar-nominated or Oscar-winning female directors including Amy Berg, Chris Hegedus and Lucy Walker. Its premise is directly tied to Unleashed’s mission, which aims to support female artisans on…

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Selena Gomez to Appear at Coach’s Grove Pop-up

Selena Gomez will walk the cobblestone streets of The Grove in Los Angeles on Sept. 5 to celebrate the Coach x Selena Gomez collection pop-up there, a specially constructed shop outside Coach’s permanent store that opened Aug. 31 and runs through Sept. 10. Designed for the second creative collaboration between the pop superstar and the brand, which was unveiled earlier this month and included the first ready-to-wear pieces done in collaboration with Coach creative director…

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Artist Mirabelle Marden Installs ‘Garage Sale’ Retail Project

Mirabelle Marden, an artist by practice, trade and lineage, continues to toy with nostalgic elements of the retail experience. Today she will reveal a new shoppable installation, “Garage Sale,” inside her gallery Plain Pleasures, which is located on the second floor of an unnamed Chinatown mall in Manhattan. Over the last two years, the two-story building at 75 East Broadway has evolved into a nexus for experimental retail, spearheaded by artists, designers and thinkers. Marden…

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Chiara Ferragni Gets Married in Dior Haute Couture

THEY DO: Chiara Ferragni: Italian, blonde, influencer, entrepreneur, mother and, now, wife. The personality behind The Blonde Salad digital platform and the Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear and accessories label married Italian singer Federico Lucia, better known as Fedez, in a civil ceremony in Noto, Sicily, on Saturday. As reported, Ferragni’s wedding dress was specially designed by Dior’s artistic director of women’s collections, Maria Grazia Chiuri, who also attended the ceremony. The white Dior haute couture style…

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