Must Read: Red Carpet Returns, Christie’s to Auction House of Gucci Costumes for Charity

Carey Mulligan at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards.

These are the stories that make the fashion headlines Wednesday.

The return of the red carpet
This year marked the red carpet’s triumphant return after a year of watching celebrities accept awards in sweatpants. Now, drawn from the comforts of their own homes and back to a world of glamor, celebrities have adopted bright colors and “unhindered self-expression.” Vanessa Friedman spotlights 2021 red carpet stars in new room for The New York Times, recognizing the sartorial victories of people like Zendaya and Spike Lee. Friedman also gives her red carpet predictions for 2022: “It was, however, Jennifer Lawrence who winked at the sequel in 2022 when she appeared at the ‘Don’t Look Up’ premiere in midnight. pregnant glory and golden Dior, like the promise of an even brighter future. Dress for it, and maybe it will come. “{The New York Times}

Christie’s to auction “House of Gucci” costumes for charity
Lady Gaga and Adam Driver’s ski looks from “House of Gucci” are up for grabs at Christie’s. The auction house’s Paris office is organizing the sale, the proceeds of which will be donated to the European Leukodystrophies Association. Gaga’s auction look includes a vintage Paolo Gucci jacket, vintage Gucci belt, vintage gold and pearl costume jewelry, and a vintage fox faux fur hat. Likewise, Adam Driver’s presents his bespoke white ski suit, white wool sweater and Sorel boots. {Fashionista Inbox}


Digestive health gets beauty treatment
A not-so-pretty part of our body has become the favorite subject of the beauty industry. Lately we’ve seen a boom in products designed to improve gut health, like probiotics. Diana Pearl explains why digestive health is getting a facelift and why it is worth it for traditional beauty brands to look into this category in a new piece for Fashion business. {Fashion business}

How vegan leather stacks up
Since vegan leather doesn’t have a clear definition, it has become a poorly understood sustainable alternative. Kaley Roshitsh takes a closer look at the broad category of WWD, writing that it has huge potential for vegan-conscious consumers, but there is still a long way to go. “As more and more vegan products and innovations flood the market, experts support the question of the impact and comparable performance of materials, labor, scale and finish. product life or biodegradability – and see what tradeoffs you can live with, ”writes Roshitsh. “With millions of people employed worldwide in leather goods and footwear, and billions of square feet of leather produced each year, there is a significant environmental and human impact, ripe for responsible retooling. “{WWD}

Color of Change and Black In Fashion Council launch #ChangeFashion Directory
Color of Change and IMG’s #ChangeFashion initiative and the Black In Fashion Council have launched a directory for professionals in the black fashion industry. The directory currently contains the profiles and resumes of over 300 black professionals around the world, including photographers, makeup artists, set designers and more. In addition to being a free resource for all brands committed to addressing historic racism and systemic inequalities, the directory aims to help fashion organizations and businesses break down patterns and set new standards that empower blacks in industry. {Fashionista Inbox}

FIT creates a Social Justice Center
FIT has partnered with PVH Corp., Capri Holdings Limited and Tapestry, Inc. to launch the Center for Social Justice at FIT, a one-of-a-kind higher education initiative created to increase opportunities and promote inclusion within creative industries for blacks. , Indigenous community and people of color. In addition to the $ 1 million donations made by founding partners, other industry leaders, including Carolina Herrera, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Saks, Target and The Fragrance Foundation, have also pledged their support. {Fashionista Inbox}

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