Daily Links: March 14, 2019

  1. Celebrity Offspring Beauty Vlogger Loses Sephora Collaboration Post-College Admissions Scandal – How high does your SAT score need to be in order to secure a Sephora collaboration? Perhaps more importantly, do you even have to know what the SATs are? Unclear! In peak 2019 news, Olivia Jade Giannulli, the 19-year-old daughter of actress Lori Loughlin — who also happens to be a wildly successful beauty vlogger with nearly 2 million YouTube subscribers and 1.4 million Instagram followers — has lost her holy grail partnership with the beauty mega-retailer, the company announced on Thursday afternoon. Loughlin is currently facing charges for allegedly having paid $500,000 in bribes to get Giannulli admitted to the University of Southern California — but even without a college degree, the young Aunt Becky clone (genetics are freaky!) had a burgeoning career plenty of aspiring YouTubers would envy. Read more on Fashionista
  2. Two Stanford Students File Suit Over College Admission Scam, Citing Rigged Admissions, Devalued Degrees – Let the class action lawsuits commence. Just days after news broke that federal authorities had uncovered “the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted in the U.S.,” two Stanford students have filed suit against the scam’s mastermind William “Rick” Singer, as well as Stanford, the University of Southern California, the University of California Los Angeles, Wake Forest, Yale and Georgetown, asking a federal court in California to approve a class action lawsuit that will enable any student who applied to one or more of the universities and was rejected between 2012 and 2018 to join in the litigation. Read more on TFL
  3. Model Kelsey Merritt’s Everyday Beauty Look Takes Just 5 Products – Introducing ELLE’s new video series, Beauty Haul! We challenge contestants to both shop and apply a full face of makeup with $150 and just 30 minutes. Read more on Elle
  4. How designers are changing the conversation around lingerie – For decades, padded push-up bras, lace-lined bodysuits and slim, voluptuous Victoria’s Secret models have shaped public perceptions of what “sexy” looks like. But a growing number of lingerie brands are responding to discontent from consumers who want to see themselves better represented. Read more on CNN

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I've always wanted to be the modern-day Carrie Bradshaw :) Fashion and beauty is something I'm obsessed with and my goal is deliver the latest trends within the industry, in a super conversational and digestible way.

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