Must Read: Billie Eilish Is The New Face Of Gucci Eyewear, Thierry Mugler Exhibit Is Coming To The Brooklyn Museum

These are the stories that make fashion headlines on Wednesday.

Billie Eilish is the new face of Gucci Eyewear
Gucci Eyewear has tapped musician and brand friend Billie Eilish to helm its latest campaign. The artist is featured in a series of portraits showing her in retro cars and landscapes to match the aesthetic of the new collection. With ’80s caravan, cat’s eye and oversized styles, the campaign aims to reinterpret the vintage look for a modern consumer. {Fashionista Inbox}

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The Brooklyn Museum announces a Thierry Mugler exhibition
The world exhibition “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” will make its US debut at the Brooklyn Museum this fall. The designer’s in-depth look at the designer’s haute couture creations, stage costumes, never-before-seen archives and more will be on display from November 18, 2022 to May 7, 2023. The exhibition will also feature works by Mugler collaborators and others. artists, including David LaChapelle. , Karl Lagerfeld, Ellen von Unwerth and many more. Tickets are available for reservation at brooklynmuseum.org. {Fashionista Inbox}

Levi’s teams up with Emma Chamberlain for new Gold Tab collection
For Fall 2022, Levi’s Gold Tab is launching a vintage-inspired collection influenced by the style of the 70s and 80s in Northern California. Naturally, the brand selected Emma Chamberlain, a San Francisco native and former campaign star, to model the new pieces (above). The collection, launched on Wednesday, includes basics like sweatshirts, hoodies, t-shirts, leggings and other technical outdoor pieces such as quilted vests and an anorak. You can buy the collection at Levi.com. {Fashionista Inbox}

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Printemps opens a store in New York
The French luxury department store is making its U.S. debut with its brand new iconic One Wall Street location. “The United States is essential in our international development strategy and the opening in New York offers strong visibility and growth potential. We believe we can bring something unique, both to its base of committed local consumers and to the strong tourist flows that the city welcomes,” says Jean-Marc Bellyache, CEO of Printemps Groupe. The store will have two levels, covering 54,365 square feet and is expected to open in spring 2024. {Fashionista inbox}

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Simon Miller and Tommy Dorfman collaborate on a capsule collection
As a longtime friend of the brand, actor Tommy Dorfman collaborated with Simon Miller for a capsule collection of size-inclusive shoes. The capsule will include classic Simon Miller shoe styles in limited edition colors and extended sizes up to 45. Styles will include the High Raid Boot, Bubble Clogs and High Mojo Boot. You can buy the collection at SimonMillerUSA.com. {Fashionista Inbox}

The Folklore launches wholesale platform
The Folklore, the e-commerce site featuring African and Diaspora fashion brands, has launched The folk connection, a new wholesale platform. Brands can use The Folklore Connect to gain exposure to global retailers, create digital showrooms, and streamline sales. Retailers can use the platform to discover acquired and diverse brands from emerging markets like Africa, South America and India, as well as place orders without costly remittances. The company aims to empower retailers to find new and diverse brands and provide a seamless wholesale process. {Fashionista Inbox}

Why Kate Moss Can Sell Diet Coke and Wellness
For fashion company, Rachel Strugatz identifies the irony of Kate Moss being named creative director of Diet Coke and launching a beauty and wellness brand, Cosmoss, all in the same season. Strugatz also stresses the importance of Moss putting his name to something, citing his lack of self-promotion for the majority of his career. “If she’s selling something with her name on it, she must really believe it,” she wrote. {fashion company}

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