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Proenza Schouler Taps Activists and Models to Raise Awareness for Planned Parenthood

As Planned Parenthood confronts defunding under the recently passed GOP health care bill, the fate of women’s health in America is in jeopardy. Ever since Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016, the fashion industry has rallied together to draw attention to the 2.5 million men and women who visit Planned Parenthood clinics across the country every year. They come for breast examination and cervical screenings, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and infections, c
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Calvin Klein Releases Never-Before-Seen ‘90s Footage of Kate Moss

Dreamlike footage of a very young Kate Moss has resurfaced for Calvin Klein’s first fragrance campaign under Raf Simons. The American house has released 250 archival images of the supermodel originally taken by Mario Sorrenti for its Obsession scent, which was released in 1993. The never-before-scene graphics mark the release of two new Calvin fragrances, Obsessed for Women and Obsessed for Men, which are both slated to launch in the U.S. on July 1st. The new Obsessed scents are said to be mode
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Rachelle Hruska MacPherson of Lingua Franca Talks Net-a-porter Launch and Finding Her Voice

“Embroidery has always been a women’s craft, so I just feel like it’s a very feminist statement,” said Rachelle Hruska MacPherson, the designer and founder of Lingua Franca, from her home on Manhattan’s Jane Street. As guests donned the brand’s individually hand-sewn cashmere sweaters, embroidered with hip-hop slogans like “It Was All A Dream,” it was hard not to feel a sense of female empowerment, especially given Tuesday night’s election results. Celebration was still in suit, however, to toa
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‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Star Hannah Dunne Debuts Onstage With Molly Ringwald

You can bet that there is pressure riding on Hannah Dunne, the 26-year-old who is making her stage debut off-Broadway in the reenactment of critically acclaimed story “Terms of Endearment,” in previews now. But watching her bite into a burger and fries at a Theatre District pub, you would never know it. “I mean, of course [there is pressure],” she says, dipping a fry in ketchup. “But it’s also not a pressure that I feel like I don’t want to take on.” Perhaps the pedigree helps to calm nerves: D
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Virgil Abloh Takes on a New Role as Ikea Designer

Fashion loves the high low mix. Swedish furniture outlet Ikea's iconic royal blue “Frakta” bag has recently served as the accessorial inspiration for designers like Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga, whose “Arena” bag coincidentally features a similar size and shape to Ikea’s own. What you can buy at Ikea for 99 cents, you can buy at Balenciaga for $2,145. Recognizing its recent fad and marketable allure, Ikea called out Balenciaga for its copy-cat ways, but didn’t stop there. They have enlisted the