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Insider Roundup: Kylie Cosmetics X Jordyn Woods & More

A series of firsts

Even in the dynamic worlds of fashion and beauty, there's still room for firsts. Just this week, we've witnessed a couple of groundbreaking moments and notable changes. From new awards to the latest ambassador of a heritage brand, here are the updates that are shaking the landscape.

Kylie Cosmetics x Jordyn Woods makeup collection is now available

BFFs Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods have finally unveiled their makeup collection for Kylie Cosmetics. Last weekend, the products were showcased on the beauty brand's Instagram Stories, including swatches of lippies, highlighters and shades from the eyeshadow palette. Judging from the colours, it looks like good makeup options for fall with all the oranges, mauves and brick reds. Are you interested to try?

Green carpet awards in the spotlight

With Gucci missing from the Milan Fashion Week lineup, the spotlight fell on the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. Dubbed by some as the Oscars of sustainable fashion, the award-giving body gives recognition to luxury brands and personalities who champion sustainability. This year, the new Wellness Award was given to Elle Macpherson for her advocacy. Meanwhile, the CNMI In Recognition For Sustainability went to Donatella Versace for her fashion brand's sustainability initiatives. And the coveted Franca Sozzani GCC Award for Best Emerging Designer was won by Gilberto Calzolari. You can check out the full list of winners here.

Skinfood CEO to sell shares?

SKINFOOD is one of those OG Korean skincare brands that has been in the scene before K-Beauty became extremely popular. Over the years, they have released products that gained cult-following like the Black Sugar Mask, Tomato line and many more. However, as competition became tough, SKINFOOD's popularity met a decline. And now, there are rumours that their CEO is seeking to sell shares before the brand's value further decreases. Whatever may happen, we'll be keeping tabs on what's next for the brand.

Rimowa unveils the icon film of Yoon Ahn

As part of Rimowa's first-ever global campaign, the brand is releasing Yoon Ahn's icon film, which was shot in her hometown in Tokyo. Yoon's film emphasises how travel and movement make her the icon that she is and that this process is important for her to come up with ideas as Dior Homme's director of jewellery. Other personalities who will have their own icon film as well are Virgil Abloh, Roger Federer and Adwoa Aboah. 

Michael B. Jordan is the new face of Coach

Michael B. Jordan wearing a beige sweater

Coach recently announced that actor and producer Michael B. Jordan is the first global face of the Coach menswear business. In the coming seasons, Michael B. Jordan will be in the global advertising campaigns for men’s ready-to-wear, accessories and fragrance, starting with the Spring 2019 season. The partnership will also include special design projects with Creative Director Stuart Vevers and philanthropic endeavours with the Coach Foundation.

(Cover photo from: @gilbertocalzolari_official)

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