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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died

19/09/2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 on Friday from complications with metastatic pancreas cancer, the court announced. She passed away at home in Washington, surrounded by family. Justice Ginsburg, who was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, is heralded as a feminist icon for her early history of championing gender equality and fighting sex-based discrimination. During her tenure on the bench, she has delivered progressive votes on seminal cases on abortion rights, same-sex marriage, affirmative…

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Olivia Wilde Is Directing a Marvel Movie, Reportedly Featuring Spider-Woman

18/09/2020

Olivia Wilde is swinging into the Marvel universe. After making her directorial debut with 2019’s Booksmart, the actress and filmmaker will helm a female-led superhero flick for Sony, and although she hasn’t confirmed the character at the center of her project just yet, all signs are pointing to Spider-Woman. Here’s what we know so far. WILDE IS COLLABORATING WITH FELLOW WOMEN. Producer Amy Pascal, who’s worked on Spidey films such as Spider-Man: Homecoming, Far from Home, and Into the Spider-Verse (and non-Spidey films including Little Women), is…

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Rihanna Announces the Return of the Savage x Fenty Fashion Show

18/09/2020

The Savage x Fenty fashion show will soon be back and better than ever. In a video uploaded today, Rihanna and Amazon announced that the mogul’s extravagant presentation highlighting her hit namesake intimates line is indeed presenting Volume 2 this year—on October 2 to be exact. Featuring Rihanna in a protective face mask and shield strutting backstage in preparation for the show, the short teaser also revealed the stellar lineup of high-profile talent that will be part of the event.…

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Barbados to remove queen as head of state

17/09/2020

Barbados plans to remove the Queen as its head of state and become a republic. It aims to complete the process in time for its 55th anniversary of independence from Britain, in November 2021. The move could set the agenda for other Caribbean islands to also part ways with British royalty. The Black Lives Matter movement could add pressure on Prime Ministers from these islands to abandon any possible links to colonial history. “The time has come to fully leave…

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Why Kim Kardashian West and Other Celebrities Are Freezing Their Social Media Accounts

17/09/2020

Kim Kardashian West is pausing her social media for an important cause. The reality star and business mogul announced on her personal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts that she would be freezing her Facebook and Instagram platforms in support of the #StopHateforProfit campaign. Launched with the idea to prioritize people over hate, the campaign aims to bring attention to the lack of accountability Facebook (which owns Instagram) has faced in regard to valuing profits over the racist propaganda and disinformation…

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Emily Ratajkowski accuses photographer Jonathan Leder of sexual assault

16/09/2020

Emily Ratajkowski has accused photographer Jonathan Leder of sexually assaulting her during a photo shoot at his Catskills home in 2012 — claims he strongly denies. In a lengthy essay for NY mag published Tuesday, the 29-year-old model and actress wrote that her then-agent had her travel to Leder’s upstate home for an unpaid photo shoot for a magazine called Darius that required an overnight stay. Then an unknown 20-year-old model, Ratajkowski writes that upon arriving at Leder’s home, she was surprised…

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All the Winners of the 2020 CFDA Fashion Awards

15/09/2020

In the midst of the global health crisis, the fashion industry has had to evaluate the best of courses of action that honor safety first. As a result, New York Fashion Week for the spring 2021 season has gone digital, with brands utilizing online platforms to showcase their collections. The Council of Fashion Designers of America, too, has had to make changes to its programming. In July, the trade association announced that in lieu of its CFDA Fashion Awards gala, the 2020 edition of…

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Victoria Beckham Is Launching “Posh” Lipsticks

12/09/2020

Victoria Beckham is going back to her roots for her latest launch under her brand Victoria Beckham Beauty. Coming October 1, the nine shades of Posh Lipstick are clean and housed in minimal plastic packaging. The name is of course a nod to her past life as Posh Spice in the Spice Girls. Like the entire line, the new Posh Lipsticks are made with ingredients and sustainability in mind. The blend of natural waxes and oils (avocado, coconut, jojoba) are meant…

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Harry Styles Landed Another Movie Role

12/09/2020

Harry Styles is heading back to the big screen. The “Watermelon Sugar” singer has nabbed a role in the Olivia Wilde-helmed Don’t Worry Darling, alongside Florence Pugh and Chris Pine, Deadline reports. The former One Direction member replaces Shia LaBeouf, who had to exit the project due to scheduling conflicts. Wilde herself has a supporting role, and Dakota Johnson is also in the cast, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Details of the plot are still under wraps, but the film “is set in an…

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LVMH Pulls Out of $16.2 Billion Deal with Tiffany & Co., Tiffany Files Lawsuit

11/09/2020

After announcing its record-breaking deal to acquire U.S. jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion last November, LVMH Moët HennessyLouis Vuitton said today that it would be scrapping the acquisitions. The Louis Vuitton owner said it would “not be able to complete” the purchase due to “a succession of events which undermine the acquisition,” per CNN. The French government reportedly asked the luxury goods conglomerate to defer the acquisition, citing the threat of possible U.S. tariffs on French goods. In July, the…

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