British Vogue celebrates 19 disabled voices, and Zendaya is the new face of Louis Vuitton. Stay up to date with the hottest international fashion news of the week.
British Vogue Highlights Disability in May Issue
British Vogue has honored disabled voices in its May issue. “My tenure here at Vogue has always been about inclusivity and diversity, and people forget how hard it is for the disabled community,” shared Edward Enninful, editor-in-chief of British Vogue. “I think this is one of the most incredible issues I’ve had the privilege of editing in my tenure.”
The special edition, titled Reframing Fashion, focuses on 19 people with disabilities who conquer fashion, the arts, and sports. Featuring iconic faces, including actress Selma Blair who has MS, model Ellie Goldstein who has Down’s syndrome, and sports star Nicolas Hamilton who has cerebral palsy, it sheds a light on the faces that may be forgotten throughout the industry,
The Hottest Styles from Coachella
Coachella has just completed its first week, and the fashion was off the charts. The festival has come a long way in the last few years, and it seems that this year’s event was just as showstopping with its looks. Celebrities, models, and everyone in between put on their best festival-ready looks, but some decided to forgo trends altogether.
Famous faces included Blackpink, who donned Dolce & Gabbana for their on-stage show. Saweetie wore Stinson Haus, Rosalia rocked custom Acne Studios, and Sara Sampaio wore Lovers + Friends. Kendall Jenner went without the classic festival attire, wearing a black singlet and a pair of plain trousers.
Zendaya’s First Louis Vuitton Campaign Drops
Zendaya is the new face of Louis Vuitton. To celebrate, the actress and model starred in a new campaign for the Capucines bag, styled by long-time stylist Law Roach. According to the French brand, Zendaya ‘personified the dreamy energy of Côte d’Azur.” The backdrop of the shoot is set at the Roquebrune-Cap-Martin House, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
In an interview with Vogue, the actress shared why she loves the Capucines bag. “If I buy something, I want it to really last me. I’m not always the most responsible bag owner, so I might be throwing it around; it might get some real wear in it, you know, because I want to really use it, and it feels so sturdy.”
Balmain to Support IN THE BLK Program
Balmain is supporting a mentorship program for IN THE BLK. The non-profit program was founded in 2020 and is dedicated to supporting a more inclusive fashion industry. “I am extremely happy that Balmain will be supporting IN THE BLK and mentoring Ms. Danier. Of course, we all know that the fashion industry has been embarrassingly slow in pushing for the needed changes that will help create a fashion future that better reflects the beautifully diverse world where we all live,” said Olivier Rousteing of the news.
IN THE BLK supports more than 30 Black fashion creatives and has supported six designers at Paris and NY Fashion Weeks. “said: “We all know that the fashion industry has been embarrassingly slow in pushing for the needed changes that will help create a fashion future that better reflects the beautifully diverse world where we all live,” Rousteing said.
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