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Insider Roundup: Michael Kors Buys Jimmy Choo & More

For exciting hump days

If you feel like Wednesdays are boring, here are a few things to liven up your day a bit. Exciting things are happening in fashion and beauty, and we're happy to share some of them with you.

Michael Choo or Jimmy Kors?

Michael Kors is reportedly buying Jimmy Choo for USD1.2 billion. Speaking of the acquisition, Kors told BBC, "We admire the glamourous style and trendsetting nature of Jimmy Choo designs. We look forward to welcoming Jimmy Choo to our luxury group."

My Gommino

Speaking of shoes, did you know that you can create your own TOD'S Gommino? The My Gommino project allows you to customise your own pair of shoes by selecting from a range of leathers, colours and accessories. You can avail of this service at all TOD'S boutiques as well as on

It's a controversy

Some fashion It girls in the Philippines are getting flak for wearing Chinese communist hats at Tiananmen Square. Many have said that the move was disrespectful and lacks empathy. We say, every tourist should be respectful of the beliefs and the culture of the country they are visiting. It always pays to be style smart.

No Filter Concealer 

To end things on a lighter note, here's some good news. From eyeshadows to lipsticks, ColourPop Cosmetics is now venturing into base territory. The brand with a cult following is set to launch their No Filter Concealer on 27 July.

(Cover photo from: @jimmychoo)

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