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Jared Leto stars in new Gucci fragrance ad campaign

Sexy sells — especially to Millennials — and so Gucci is refreshing its fragrance master brand Gucci Guilty with steamy new advertising. Starring Jared Leto along with models Julia Hafstrom and Vera Van Erp, the film campaign was shot by Glen Luchford in a baroque Venetian palazzo. It unfurls as...

  • Four things to know about Space, Nordstrom's store-within-a-store opening at the Grove

    Four things to know about Space, Nordstrom's store-within-a-store opening at the Grove

     As any fan of the original “Star Trek” series knows, space is the final frontier. If that’s the case, then logically there would be no better place to end a summer-long retail journey (exploring “strange new retail” as it were) than Space, a  luxury boutique-within-a-department-store opening at...

  • Jenna Dewan Tatum is the new face - and body - of the Danskin brand

    Jenna Dewan Tatum is the new face - and body - of the Danskin brand

    Danskin has decided to step it up by signing actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum as its latest spokeswoman. The 125-year-old dance label, owned by Iconix Brand Group Inc. since 2007, is in the midst of a brand reimagining that couldn’t come at a better time. Women’s brands account for 40 percent...

  • Michelle Obama choose a Jonathan Simkhai dress for Variety cover shoot

    Michelle Obama choose a Jonathan Simkhai dress for Variety cover shoot

    Jonathan Simkhai’s signature fit-and-flare macramé lace dresses have gained a new fan. First Lady Michelle Obama, who graces the cover of the Aug. 23 issue of Variety on newsstands yesterday, wore a custom-fit style from Simkhai’s pre-fall collection for the magazine’s cover shoot, photographed...

  • Stampd throws a Hollywood Hills house party to celebrate its latest Puma collaboration

    Stampd throws a Hollywood Hills house party to celebrate its latest Puma collaboration

    Given designer and 2016 CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund finalist Chris Stamp’s mantra “Made to Make It” — which glows in neon on the wall of his La Brea Boulevard boutique — it’s hard to think of a more appropriate setting than a Ciroc- and Red Bull-fueled house party in an $18.5-million Hollywood Hills...

  • New Burberry fragrance campaign stars actress Lily James

    New Burberry fragrance campaign stars actress Lily James

    Burberry has recruited British actress Lily James to help it get in touch with its social side for the launch of My Burberry Black parfum, a more intense formulation than last year’s My Burberry fragrance, which was inspired by the black Burberry Heritage trenchcoat. The My Burberry Black television...

  • Speedo, Ralph Lauren among sponsors dropping Ryan Lochte

    Speedo, Ralph Lauren among sponsors dropping Ryan Lochte

    Two days after Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized to NBC’s Matt Lauer, Speedo USA announced it has ended its sponsorship of Lochte. In addition, Ralph Lauren said in a statement Monday, “Ralph Lauren continues to proudly sponsor the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team and the values that its athletes...

  • Objects Without Meaning opens a pop-up shop in the DTLA Arts District

    Objects Without Meaning opens a pop-up shop in the DTLA Arts District

    Momentum around the Los Angeles Arts District’s development aligned well with designer Alexandra Michelle’s desire to grow her five-year-old women’s line as she further develops her distribution strategy. Her recently opened pop-up store will test company-owned retail for the designer. The gallerylike...

  • From halfpipes to Halfpops, business ventures are sizzling with synergy for this Olympian

    From halfpipes to Halfpops, business ventures are sizzling with synergy for this Olympian

    Ongoing endorsement deals with snowboarding apparel brand Burton and sunglasses maker Oakley (to name just two) and a new exclusive-to-Macy’s clothing line aren’t all that the “Shauntrepreneur” has in the works. Here are a few of the other business ventures in which Olympic gold medalist and Los...

  • Scott Eastwood reveals his go-to fashion labels, his favorite grooming products — and his undies

    Scott Eastwood reveals his go-to fashion labels, his favorite grooming products — and his undies

    Despite being hungry and packed into a tiny $199-a-night room in the modest Ocean Beach Hotel in San Diego with a hovering commercial agent, multiple publicists, a stylist and the rest of his power posse, Scott Eastwood breaks out a relaxed grin and extends his arm in a welcoming handshake. Like...

  • Insect-inspired jewelry puts the bug in the spotlight

    Insect-inspired jewelry puts the bug in the spotlight

    Butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders, beetles, ants, scorpions, wasps and a slew of other multi-legged and winged creatures are in the spotlight thanks to several new and recently introduced jewelry styles. Insects are turning up in statement pieces from Gucci, which is all about the bees, as...

  • Which 2016 Rio Olympic athletes could win fashion and beauty deals?

    Which 2016 Rio Olympic athletes could win fashion and beauty deals?

    Every four years, the Olympics herald a major opportunity for competing athletes: the glory of victory, the agony of defeat and the promise of payday. Along with millions of people around the world, marketers are tracking the performances at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro to see who could shine...

  • Ryan Lochte keeps sponsors for the time being

    Ryan Lochte keeps sponsors for the time being

    Ryan Lochte may have hightailed it out of Rio de Janeiro in the wake of his much-disputed tale of being a victim of an armed robbery, but his sponsors haven’t abandoned the 12-time Olympic medalist. A Speedo spokesman confirmed Thursday that the now-notorious swimmer continues to be sponsored by...

  • Victoria Beckham to launch limited-edition color cosmetics with Estée Lauder

    Victoria Beckham to launch limited-edition color cosmetics with Estée Lauder

    Blend it like Beckham. Come September, Victoria Beckham devotees — and others — will be able to buff, line, sweep and blend their makeup like the celebrity fashion designer, who’s set to unveil a limited-edition collection of color cosmetics with the Estée Lauder Cos. The Victoria Beckham Estée...

  • Costume designer Jo Korer discusses the looks for the new season of Netflix's 'Marco Polo'

    Costume designer Jo Korer discusses the looks for the new season of Netflix's 'Marco Polo'

    The Netflix original series “Marco Polo” is more than a reinterpretation of the Venetian merchant’s travels through Asia during the 13th century — it’s a look back at the dress found along the silk road during that era. The historical drama features a large collection of ornate bespoke costumes,...

  • Swimwear designer Courtney Allegra to open first retail store in L.A.

    Swimwear designer Courtney Allegra to open first retail store in L.A.

    Swimwear designer and model Courtney Allegra, 19, isn’t wasting any time capitalizing on her success at the recent Miami Swim Show. The San Diego native and University of California, Santa Barbara student is set to open her first store at 7224 Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles later this month, beginning...

  • Amber Rose, Donald Robertson team up for new Flirt Cosmetics brand

    Amber Rose, Donald Robertson team up for new Flirt Cosmetics brand

    Controversy comes to the house that Estée built. The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. is using not one, but two digital influencers to launch its splashy, new repurposed brand, Flirt Cosmetics, Monday evening. Donald Robertson — or “Drawbertson,” as he’s known on Instagram by his 179,000 followers — is creative...

  • Katy Perry launches shoe collection with Global Brands

    Katy Perry launches shoe collection with Global Brands

    Katy Perry is expanding her footprint in the fashion world with the launch of a shoe collection done in partnership with Global Brands Group. Katy Perry Footwear, which includes a range of sandals, sneakers, stilettos and pumps designed to reflect Perry’s bold, colorful personal style, made its...

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