July 10, 2021

Day: July 10, 2021

Female-led Cannes jury hopes for end to gender debate

The 74th Cannes Film Festival – Photocall of the jury – Cannes, France, July 6, 20121. Jury members Mylene Farmer, Melanie Laurent, Mati Diop, Jessica Hausner and Maggie Gyllenhaal pose. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

CANNES, France, July 6 (Reuters) – Women will outnumber men on the Cannes Film Festival jury this year – but members including French actress Melanie Laurent said on Tuesday they dreamed of a time when female representation would no longer be newsworthy in the cinema industry.

The world’s biggest movie festival, along with rival showcases in the likes of Venice, has long come under scrutiny over the low

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Paris Fashion Week Returns, Making The Case For In-Person Haute Couture : NPR

A model walks the runway during the Zuhair Murad Couture Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 7, 2021.

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A model walks the runway during the Zuhair Murad Couture Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 7, 2021.

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For over a year and a half, the global fashion industry — and haute couture in particular — has struggled without live fashion and film red carpet events. This week, haute couture designers gathered in Paris to

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Is Becoming a Brand Ambassador Worth It?

This spring seems to have ushered in a new class of brand ambassadorships, as top manufacturers announced fresh collabs with noteworthy designers. But are such endeavors worth the time and effort they require, and what benefits do they bring? Four professionals who have signed on as brand ambassadors reveal why it was the right move for them, and what considerations other designers should think about before committing to partnering with industry manufacturers.

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“It really helps to have a personal connection to the product that you will be representing, so make sure that you believe in it or the

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BTS and Louis Vuitton’s New Fashion Film Is a Game Changer

If you thought the menswear season had officially wrapped, Virgil Abloh and BTS have news for you. The Louis Vuitton designer surprised the world this morning with the release of a spin-off fashion film dedicated to his fall/winter 2021 menswear collection and modeled by the members of the world’s biggest boy band. Back in April, the members of BTS became Vuitton house ambassadors and have filled their wardrobes with monogrammed pieces ever since. The fashion film marks their first big project for the brand. In the Jeon Go-woon and Park Sye-young directed clip Jin, Suga, j-Hope, RM, Jimin, Jungkook, and

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