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Gowns Worn by Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts Featured in eBay Charity Auction

Fans looking to own gowns worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts, Cate Blanchett and Cardi B now have the chance. Celebrity stylist Elizabeth Stewart, who dresses Roberts and Blanchett, among other Hollywood leading ladies, has launched a charitable auction featuring designs by Louis Vuitton, Ralph & Russo, Georges Hobeika, Azzi & Osta and Christian Siriano, to name a few.
Chic Relief, as Stewart calls it, is a partnership with eBay to help Direct Relief, a global humanitarian organization, and its efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. The digital auction, located at eBay.com/chicrelief, will kick off on May 17 at 7 p.m. ET and end on May 27.
“I really wanted to do something to help front-line workers get the basic protection needed to combat this virus,” said Stewart, who’s quarantined at home in Santa Monica, Calif., with her husband and two college-aged kids. “Through this special eBay fashion event, 100 percent of proceeds will directly benefit Direct Relief, which is incredible. They are doing really important work right now coordinating with public health authorities, nonprofit organizations and businesses in the U.S. and globally to provide [personal protective equipment] and essential medical items to health workers on the front lines

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Eres, Bonpoint Team Up for Mother, Daughter Swimwear

BEACH LIBERTY: Eres and Bonpoint have teamed up on a collection of swimwear for mothers and daughters, bringing a modern breed of French, bourgeois elegance to the beach — or poolside retreat.
The collection, which drops Monday, includes one- and two-piece bathing suits made with the signature Eres fabric in solids — coral pink and sky blue — and accessories in Liberty fabrics, including a light pareo and a canvas tote bag. Prices range from $60 to $300.
“It’s an alliance of houses to make our clients dream,” said Marie-Paule Michelli, creative director of Eres. 
Also, Michelli and Bonpoint artistic director Anne-Valerie Hash have known each other over the years; their families even vacationed in the same, Corsican seaside town. 
It is the first time Eres has ventured into the children’s realm and Michelli said she learned about the intricacies of the territory.  
“We learned a good deal of rules that don’t exist in ready-to-wear — norms for children’s wear — it’s very meticulous,” she said, using a French expression that refers to work by an ant. 
“The norms are pretty strict — that’s why there aren’t so many fashion players that operate in children’s wear,” Hash chimed in. She ticked off some examples: ribbons need to be kept short,

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LeBron James and Travis Scott Team on Class of 2020 T-shirt

The graduating classes of 2020 are getting a special treat from LeBron James and Travis Scott.
James’ Uninterrupted platform and Scott’s Cactus Jack label have collaborated on a 2020 Graduation T-shirt, designed by Scott. The shirt bears both Uninterrupted and Cactus Jack logos and the handwritten phrase “We’re all in this together.”
The collab is available for 72 hours, which started today at 3 p.m. ET and runs through Monday at 3 p.m. ET with 100 percent of proceeds going to LeBron James Family Foundation and Feeding Texas to support James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio and Scott’s home Houston.
James is also producing a prime time special to celebrate the high school graduating class of 2020 that will air on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and streaming platforms on Saturday. Special guests will include Kevin Hart, Zendaya, Megan Rapinoe, Lena Waithe, H.E.R. and President Obama.
The NBA superstar had been spending his quarantine with his family, doing Tiktok videos, sharing his sneaker collection and watching ESPN and Netflix doc “The Last Dance” with the rest of the world, while Scott held an “Astronomical” concert on Fortnite that drew 27.7 million unique participants, dropped an apparel collection with the game, and new song “The Scotts” with

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Women 360 Reintroduces Men to the Board, Extends Curve Roster

Women 360 Management is making some inclusive changes to its roster.
The modeling agency has extended its Curve division to sizes 6 through 14, and reintroduced men to its model board, with the signing of New York City-based trainer and athlete Jason Robert. The agency also signed models Anna Agrelo, Anna Van Patten, Ellie Weston and Maria Reina.
Former New York Red Bulls player Robert was sought out for his talents as a professional athlete and trainer. “Not only does he have the look, but he has the credibility to back that up and that’s what we look for,” said Women 360 director Gina Barone.
Women 360 previously had two male models that were on the roster until July 2019, and Robert is the first signee since then. “When I joined Women 360, the name 360 really intrigued me. I saw the board as 360 degrees of talent. If I look at the term, I want to expand that out to the marketplace and the world,” said Barone.
Barone, who has decades of experience in the industry as director of Wilhelmina and The Lions, assesses talent by their look but also their authenticity. She believes that being “an anonymous pretty face” is not enough

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Bridget Foley’s Diary: Chanel’s COVID-19-Era Price Hikes

Price hikes at a time of global economic devastation? It’s happening in luxury. As reported by WWD’s Tianwei Zhang on Tuesday, with luxury shopping reopened in China, some brands are increasing their prices, none more dramatically than Chanel. Rumors across social media that significant increases would soon go into effect sent shoppers racing to Chanel outposts in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hangzhou in search of pre-markup acquisitions.
Chanel confirmed the price hikes to WWD. They range from 5 to 17 percent in euros, and apply to “a small portion” of the house’s handbag and small leather goods offerings. The changes go into effect over the next couple of days in China, and are not limited to China. In keeping with Chanel’s policy of global price consistency instituted several years ago, adjustments have been or will be instituted around the world. Any increases above 17 percent reflect currency and exchange rate fluctuations. The price hikes apply only to the iconic 11.12 and 2.55 handbags as well as the the Boy, Gabrielle and Chanel 19 bags and some small leather goods. Prices on seasonal bags, ready-to-wear and shoes will not be impacted, nor will fragrance and beauty.
Chanel is not alone in upping prices

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6 Fashion Lessons We Learned From the Judges on ‘Making the Cut’

Be intentional about mixing prints, for one.