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Famous Portraits of Jennifer Lopez, Leonardo DiCaprio and More Hit the Auction Block

Photographer Mark Seliger is giving the public access to some of his most well-known celebrity portraits to aid coronavirus relief efforts.
The photographer has teamed with Christie’s and Red Carpet Advocacy to host an auction of his archival celebrity photos seen on the covers of Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair with proceeds benefiting several global charities.
The auction includes 25 of Seliger’s most well-known portraits of celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Johnny Cash, Kurt Cobain, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Hanks, Lenny Kravitz, former President Obama, Snoop Dogg and Oprah Winfrey, among others.

Bille Eilish 
Mark Seliger

“My career has been built on connecting with and understanding people and their stories with the desire to represent them in a way that is authentic and, in some cases, a bit fantastic,” Seliger said in a statement. “My team and I have curated a special group of prints for this auction that illustrate some of my favorite subjects and moments from the last 30 years.”
All proceeds from the auction will benefit America’s Food Fund, American Red Cross, Direct Relief, Get Us PPE, Meals on Wheels and World Central Kitchen among other global charities providing COVID-19 relief.

Leonardo DiCaprio 
Mark Seliger

The auction will be conducted virtually

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Marimekko Traditional Open-Air Shows Goes Digital

DIGITAL DEMOCRATIC SHOW: Marimekko is going digital this spring.
Since 1992, the Finnish brand has feted the beginning of the warm season with an open-air fashion show at the Esplanadi Park in Helsinki. Due to the current situation, the brand decided to transform the show into a digital event, with a little help from its fans.
Marimekko is asking its followers to film their own runway show wearing an outfit from the brand and the digital content will be reposted on Friday on the label’s Instagram account creating a collective, democratic fashion show.
“In these exceptional and uncertain circumstances, we at Marimekko see our mission to bring joy to the everyday lives of people as more meaningful than ever,” said Marimekko president and chief executive officer Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko. “To safeguard the health and safety of our customers and personnel, we naturally will not be arranging the traditional summer fashion show in the Esplanadi park this year, but we still want to come together with our community to find some joy and positivity amidst this unusual time. We are constantly inspired by our community and are very excited to invite everyone to participate in this inclusive runway from the safety of their homes.”
In keeping with the

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Kendall Jenner to Pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival Lawsuit

Kendall Jenner has settled the lawsuit concerning her involvement with the 2017 Fyre Festival.
The model has agreed to pay $90,000 in the settlement over the now-deleted Instagram photo she posted in January 2017 to promote the failed music festival, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
Jenner was sued in August 2019 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York by Gregory Messer, who is recovering money for creditors that lost money investing in the festival. Other celebrities involved in the Fyre Festival, including model Emily Ratajkowski and musicians Migos, Pusha T and Lil Yachty were also sued.
Court documents state that Jenner was paid $275,000 for the Instagram post and that the post did not specify that she was being paid to promote the festival. The court documents also state that Jenner suggested in the post’s caption that her brother-in-law, Kanye West, would be performing at the festival.
The Fyre Festival has resulted in several lawsuits since the music event failed to come to fruition. The festival spawned Hulu and Netflix documentaries detailing how the Bahamas-based music event lured guests on false claims of celebrity attendees and luxury accommodations, but later presented guests with FEMA disaster relief tents, food shortages and no musical

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Ralph’s Coffee Truck Traveling to New York City Hospitals Offering Free Coffee and Baked Goods

COFFEE ANYONE?: Ralph’s Coffee truck is traveling around to several New York City hospitals to provide complimentary La Colombe coffee and baked goods to hospital workers as a gesture of the company’s gratitude for their service.
Recently, Ralph’s Coffee truck was stationed outside the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Care Center and will continue to visit additional hospitals within the New York metro area over the next several weeks.
In addition, Ralph Lauren Corp. said Wednesday that it is donating about 1.5 million clothing products to support hundreds of thousands of frontline workers and families in need worldwide. The items include loungewear, a well as sweatshirts, sweatpants, T-shirts and sweaters. They will be donated through charity networks as well as many of the company’s longstanding Pink Pony partners focused on cancer care.
This donation builds on the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation’s $10 million commitment to support COVID-19 relief, as previously reported.

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Harlem’s Fashion Row to Launch Nonprofit to Help Designers

With scores of designers in need of financial assistance due to the coronavirus shutdown, Harlem’s Fashion Row is planning to launch a nonprofit titled Icon360.
The kickoff “virtual fundraiser” event is set for May 30 and aims to raise funds for designers of color. Candidates will be able to apply for Icon360 grants starting June 15.
The online event will feature an assortment of speakers, including designers Christopher John Rogers and Tracy Reese, as well as stylist Kesha McLeod and the National Basketball Association’s senior vice president of diversity and inclusion Liliahn Majeed. Rogers won the grand prize at last year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. With more than 30 years of experience in the fashion industry, Reese has become increasingly focused on eco-friendly practices and sustainable option.
The virtual happening will include the option of viewing a fashion show with previous HFR designers and up-and-coming ones.
All tickets sales will benefit Icon360. Nike, Gap, Shea Moisture and Diageo are supporting the inaugural event.
By establishing the nonprofit, Harlem’s Fashion Row is aiming to provide forgivable relief to designers of color, who are pivoting their businesses and need funding to scale up. Established in 2007 by Brandice Daniel, Harlem’s Front Row supports young talent and offers a

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Kendall Jenner Agrees to Pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival Lawsuit