Gap has nabbed some high-profile celebs for its fall campaign, focused on what it means to “Dress Normal.” (think “authentic personal style.”) The near legendary Anjelica Huston, Elisabeth Moss of “Mad Men,” Michael K. Williams of “Boardwalk Empire,” Jena Malone of “The Hunger Games,” Bobby Cannavale of “Blue Jasmine,” Luke Grimes of “True Blood” and Zosia Mamet of “Girls” are featured in the first round of ads, with more celebrities to follow as the campaign unfolds, Gap announced via news release Tuesday.
In other news of fashion and style:
Doesn’t anyone want to smell like teen spirit anymore? Disappointing sales of fragrances from Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift hurt Elizabeth Arden’s bottom line, the company said in a quarterly report. [The Guardian]
“Girls” actor Adam Driver is on the cover of the September issue of GQ, and inside he talks about his time in the Marines and his Arts in the Armed Forces organization, among other things. [GQ]
Penske Media Corp. is buying Fairchild Fashion Media (which includes WWD) from Conde Nast. [WWD]
Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso has set up the GirlBoss Foundation to give grants to women in the arts, fashion, music and design. [Racked]
Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci will be the honoree at Alicia Keyes’ Black Ball in October. The event raises money for Key’s Keep A Child Alive organization, which helps children with AIDS. [WWD]