- With Menswear Revenues Expected to Outpace Women’s, Chanel Wants in – Chanel keeps teasing a menswear collection it created in collaboration with longtime brand ambassador Pharrell. Set to debut this week in conjunction with the opening of Chanel’s first flagship boutique in Seoul, the capsule marks another first for the 110-year old Paris-based brand. The late Chanel creative director Karl “Lagerfeld regularly included a number of men’s looks in his runway shows,” per WWD, but “the brand has never marketed unisex or menswear” offerings. Until now. Read more on TFL
- Why placeholder engagement rings are on the rise – Rachel Liu’s new fiancé had done his homework — studying the Pinterest board of jewelry styles she’d not-so-subtly sent him six months prior — and when she looked last February at the ring he proposed with, she was pleased. The simple band with a sparkly, round solitaire checked all her boxes.
Exceptthe ring the law student admired in a state of just-engaged bliss wasn’t technically hers. The diamond wasn’t even a diamond, but rather cubic zirconia. Read more on Vox
- A Sex And The City Featuring Women in Their 60s Is in the Works -So maybe Sex and the City 3 will never happen. But a new SATC series? That’s apparently in the works. Sex and the City author Candice Bushnell has
newnovel out in August titled, Is There Still Sex in the City?, that has been picked up by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. The forthcoming television show, which Bushnell is set executive produce and write the pilot script for, will follow the lives of New York City women navigating their way through friendships, dating, marriage andtheir sex lives. The major difference between this iteration and the original Sex and the City is that the women featured are in their 50’s and 60’s. Read more on Elle
- The Next Wave of Sustainable Fashion Is All About Regenerative Farming – “I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.” These words from Nobel Prize-nominated teen activist Greta Thunberg helped galvanize 1.4 million people to take to the streets earlier this month to participate in the global school strikes for climate action. And while Thunberg’s message about the environment was alarming, the underlying assumption was that there’s real hope for addressing climate change. Read more on Fashionista