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Kendall Jenner is Missoni’s latest muse under the sun

Kendall Jenner is Missoni's latest muse under the sun
Hailed as one of the season’s most stunning campaigns Missoni SS18 sees Kendall Jenner underneath the New Mexico sun. Lensed by Harley Weir the top model poses on location at the White Sands National Monument in Missoni’s signature pieces.

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Fashion 2017: the big, bold review of a year that changed everything

It was a very big year in fashion. A year of ups and downs, fails and wins, feminism and girl power, scandals and activism. We bid farewell to 2017 with every story which that mattered the most in the politics of style .

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Instagram Fashion Stories: Ratajkowski, Ferragni on top of their game

It’s been almost a year since Instagram Stories was launched into the digital realm. Since its launch  Instagram’s answer to Snapchat, Stories’ global audience has reached 700 million, 250 million of which use it daily.

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Instagrams of the Week

Instagrams of the Week

From Kendall Jenner to Gisele Bundchen these are the sun-drenched snapshots that went viral in the Instagram realm this week. Bonus, Anja Rubik’s brand new YSL campaign FALL 17.  Read more

Kendall Jenner’s new controversy is all about India

Just weeks after her previous spot which caused a stir (ie. the infamous Pepsi ad), almost the same week Kendall Jenner was called for promoting one of the year’s biggest entertainment fiascos (ie. the amazingly failed Fyre Festival), the 21-year-old media personality is once again in the line of fire for gracing the cover of Vogue India. Read more

The Fashion Awards 2016: the Hadids and Alexander McQueen reign

The British Fashion Council has revealed the nominees for the new globally focused Fashion Awards with Alexander McQueen, Gucci’s Alessandro Michele and the Hadid sisters among those shortlisted. Read more

Kendall Jenner is the performance artist you didn’t know existed

“But Is It Art?” With an introductory video to the legends of the performance art (Yoko Ono, Marina Abramovic and Ulay, Yves Klein and Murakami Saburo Kendall Jenner is the millennial model turned artist for W Magazine’s tenth art issue.

Courtesy W Magazine. “When you’re a model, you’re a mannequin for other people,” Jenner explains between frames of her fixing her hair. “I want to be the director of my own vision now” she says before paying homage to Yoko Ono’s Cut Piece, Yves Klein‘s Anthropometries, Murakami Saburo’s Passing Through, and Relation in Time by Marina Abramovic and Ulay (which features Gigi Hadid).

Performa’s founder RoseLee Goldberg lends her voice to the introductory video and contemporary artists Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin (both rising stars in the realm of performance art) are altering the reality with Jenner and Hadid two “Placebo Pets”, two “super friendly, domesticated humanoid pets” to underscore what the artists identify as society’s preoccupation with surveillance and stardom.

“We created social media, but then it changed us because we interacted with it. It transforms us and transforms the next thing that happens just by existing. You can’t really avoid being trained” Trecartin explained in a statement.

Trolling or not, Jenner is pulling the strings in the performance art scene of this month in fashion whilst an ever evolving W Magazine proves that it can and will break new ground on what a fashion publication should stand about.

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More art inspired legacies here

In other Condé Nast related news

Chief Executive Bob Sauerberg announced that the media company is dividing into five groups—business, editorial, research, technology, and creative—that will take priority over individual brands, with each group working under one leader (Anna Wintour will continue to serve as artistic director), Women’s Wear Daily reports.

According to a memo obtained by several news outlets, there will still be dedicated staff at each brand, while, depending on their role, others will work across multiple titles Jezebel reports and Business of Fashion is more than certain that more layoffs are anticipated (New York Post reports the company is aiming for budget reductions of between $20 and $30 million for 2017).

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“In the past several years, Condé Nast has tightened its operations considerably, shuttering Details, shifting Teen Vogue under Vogue, laying off employees at GQ, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Self, and Allure, and combining the business/operational teams at Glamour and Self. In a January article, the New York Times noted that this landscape of constant upheaval has rattled employees” reports former Glamour editor, Ellie Shechet.

“These new, contemporary structures will make it easier to collaborate across edit, business and brand-to-brand and truly unleash the collective power of our incredible company” the memo reads. Take note: fashion’s media latest trend is downsizing. Again.

Kendal Jenner & Gigi Hadid slay in this week’s fashion drama

This was a week of controversial fashion. Beyond the incident of Marc Jacob’s controversial #Dreadlockgate which had the designer apologising to the outcry over his “cultural appropriation” Kendal Jenner and Gigi Hadid made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Read more

Kendal X Karl=Fendi

From handbags with 3D embellishments to striped fur coats, Kendall Jenner is impressive as the face in the twenty plus campaign images for Fendi. Read more

Supermodels vs Instagirls: Jenner responds to Seymour’s “bitch” comment

“Supermodels are sort of the thing of the past. They deserve their own title. Kendall and Gigi are beautiful girls, and I support all of them, but they need their own title” said Stephanie Seymour, a fashion icon par excellence, to Vanity Fair earlier this week. Read more