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Wake Up Round Up: Vogue Hires Underage Models

vogue hires underage models

The Giorgio Armani fashion exhibition in Milan “charts more whimsical designs from 1985 to today.” [WWD]

“With fabled fashion innovators Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane scheduled to make their respective ready-to-wear debuts at Dior and Saint Laurent, two of French fashion’s most iconic houses, the stage is set for a historic Paris Fashion Week. And indeed, the conversation amongst editors, buyers and other industry insiders assembling here in the world’s fashion capital is charged with palpable excitement.” [BoF]

More street style from Milan. [The Cut]

The top 10 trends from the Emmy Awards red carpet. [Fashionista]

“Just four months after announcing its commitment to end the practice of hiring models under the age of 16, Vogue magazine has violated its word — for a second time.” [Jezebel]

Vogue makes mistakes sometimes… like identifying the deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State as an interior designer. [BuzzFeed]

“Designers at Milan Fashion Week delivered lightweight and flowing dresses for the thrifty woman seeking a timeless look that will last more than a season in the age of austerity.” [Reuters]

“Less than a month after reportedly sinking $40-80 million into Lamoda, Rocket Internet’s ‘Russian Zappos', JP Morgan is investing once again in the Samwer brothers and their vision for a global e-commerce operation: the latest is Zalora, Rocket Internet’s fashion site based in Singapore and operating across seven countries in South East Asia.” [TechCrunch]

[Image credit: Victoria Adamson]

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