Heaping with a couple of ups and downs, this week's news excites like a rollercoaster. From Shanina Shaik saying that the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2019 is cancelled to Duchess Meghan Markle launching a capsule collection, we lined them all up for your fancy in today's Insider Roundup.
Victoria's Secret Angel Shanina Shaik spills that the 2019 show is not happening
Following controversy after controversy with their unbending will against the call for diversity, 28-year-old model and VS Fashion Show veteran Shanina Shaik revealed that Victoria's Secret cancelled their annual lingerie event this 2019. The runway affair, which has been much-anticipated over the years, has grown stale amongst audiences in light of more diverse competitors entering the industry.
Gucci hires first Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
As a show of commitment to the fashion industry's call for representation, Gucci hires Renée Tirado as their first-ever Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. As the title suggests, one of Tirado's biggest responsibilities is to ensure that all of Gucci's operations, from the workplace to the brand initiatives to the actual products they put to the store, are fit to standards that do not impede nor disregard anyone's identity or preference. Before joining Gucci, Tirado was the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Major League Baseball (MLB).
Duchess Meghan is launching a capsule collection
Whether or not you're as obsessed with the English royals like the rest of the world, you've got to admit that they've got impeccable style. And now, you can cop Duchess Meghan Markle's crisp and classy style by snagging a piece from her upcoming capsule collection in collaboration with Marks & Spencer and other English brands. The collection is said to benefit Smart Works, an organisation set to support women into employment. The launch of the collection is still to be announced but many are already anticipating its arrival.
Marc Jacobs to receive first-ever MTV Fashion Trailblazer Award
In partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), MTV announced Marc Jacobs as the first recipient of the Fashion Trailblazer Award to be given at this year's VMAs. This is in recognition of Jacobs' contributions in fashion used in various music videos and affairs, including projects with Missy Elliot, Cardi B, and Lady Gaga.
More news from earlier this week over here.