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Industry News – June 6th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, May 6th, 2016…

SHOPPABLE SNAPCHAT? POPSUGAR LAUNCHES WORKAROUND E-COMMERCE TOOL – FASHION & MASH
“Popsugar has found a way to make Snapchat shoppable, introducing a companion app that enables users to screenshot what they want to buy.”

IRENE KIM’S THE NEW FACE OF THE FASHION WORLD – Yahoo! Style
“Irene Kim doesn’t compromise. Offered a dream modeling job aged 15, the Korean-American walked out of the contract signing when the agency insisted she undergo minor plastic surgery, preferring to work her way up through the grueling fashion industry on her own terms.”

GIGI HADID AND KARLIE KLOSS STAR IN ‘TEEN MOM: VERSACE EDITION’ – Yahoo! Style
“Versace’s new campaign sees two of America’s most marketable models trying out one very new role: Motherhood. Gigi Hadid, 21, and Karlie Kloss, 23, star in the Bruce Weber-shot ads, each alongside a man and two children — presumably, their partners and kids.”

NICOLE RICHIE JUST GAVE US OUR DREAM SUMMER WARDROBE – Nylon
“Over the past decade, as media and the very nature of celebrity shifted, the term “triple threat” expanded from the traditional singer-dancer-actress to encompass those who could utilize their platform with business savviness.”

KATE HUDSON’S WILDLY POPULAR ATHLEISURE COMPANY IS TRYING TO SHAKE ITS SCAM REPUTATION – Business Insider
“Kate Hudson’s wildly successful athleisure company, Fabletics, is turning over a new leaf by opening stores and changing some practices that led people to call it a scam.”

TIMBERLAND PARTNERS WITH THREAD FOR SUSTAINABILITY – FashionMag
“Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has entered into a partnership with sustainable fabric manufacturer, Thread International as part of its commitment to responsible operations; the first collection resulting from the partnership being launched in Spring 2017.”

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