Rachel Hilbert is the new face (and body) of Victoria's Secret Pink, the cheeky label aimed at college-age women. Hilbert, 20, follows in the footsteps of former Pink models Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo and Elsa Hosk, the label announced via news release Wednesday.
J. Crew reportedly began cutting 175 full-time jobs at its New York headquarters on Wednesday and said it is dismissing women's design director Tom Mora and replacing him with Somsack Sikhounmuong, head of design for sister label Madewell. Sikhounmuoung worked for J. Crew before joining Madewell in 2013, and he had previous stints at Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs. [USA Today]
Who will be the next big stars in Hollywood? Interview magazine is betting on "Ex Machina" co-stars Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson and Jai Courtney. whose credits include "Divergent" and the upcoming "Suicide Squad." The three are profiled in Interview's June/July "Youth Wave" issue. Each was interviwed by a director he or she has worked with: Vikander by Joe Wright ("Anna Karenina"), Gleeson by Angelina Jolie ("Unbroken") and Courtney by Christopher McQuarrie ("Jack Reacher"). [Interview]
French couturier Madame Carven died Monday at age 105. Marie-Louise Carven-Grog began her fashion label in 1945 and gained a following among stars such as actress Leslie Caron and singer Edith Piaf. [WWD]
Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad won this year's Vans Custom Culture shoe design contest, along with $50,000 for the school's arts program. The school also won an additional $10,000 from the Truth campaign for working an anti-smoking message into one design and $15,000 from retailer Journeys for being the entrant that best represented local flavor. [Los Angeles Times]