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Kimberly Goldson

Kimberly Goldson began designing her new collection right after she learned that Saks had picked up her eponymous clothing line. After nearly a decade in business, her dream had come true. So, as she told The Daily Beast last week, her fall collection “reflects where [the brand] has been—hidden in plain sight, but people are finally getting to know who we are. We feel seen, but we’re still moving incognito.”

That, along with the calls to “support Black designers” in the wake of the death of George Floyd last summer inspired Goldson to create her “Stealth Print.” She hid her gilded “KG” logo into bold, geometric prints to symbolize how the brand had “hid in plain sight” before activists found them. It’s not logomania, exactly—you won’t notice the letters unless you look very, very closely. Ultimately, the expertly-tailored pieces stand on their own. It’s a great

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Sade Mims Talks Building Her Luxe Accessories Line, EDAS

It’s not easy to create an It bag, and it’s even harder for a burgeoning accessories brand. But designer Sade Mims has managed to cut through the noise of a nonstop fashion cycle with her sustainable accessories line, EDAS.

The brand, which debuted in 2013, produces eclectic jewelry, avant-garde hats, and sleek leather handbags, all of which have captured the attention of NYC’s influential creative community and even parts of Hollywood (actress Tessa Thompson purchased a beaded bucket hat and showed it off via Instagram late last year). Though the brand’s now signature buttery leather micro bags, named the Yshaia and Maria, can be found via indie boutiques, like The Break in Brooklyn, and major retailers, such as Farfetch and Selfridges, unprecedented sales amid the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have encouraged Mims to pivot to a direct-to-consumer sales approach and home in on her brand’s underlying

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Deshaun Watson faces new lawsuit; one withdraws and 20 add names to their cases

Another woman filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against Deshaun Watson, adding to a flurry of developments this week in the escalating legal battle over whether the NFL quarterback engaged in sexual misconduct during therapy sessions.

Since Tuesday:

►Twenty of the 22 previous plaintiffs who filed suit against Watson have attached their names to their sexual misconduct allegations against him. All previously filed suit under the pseudonym Jane Doe.

►One of the 22 women withdrew her case against the Houston Texans quarterback “for now,” citing privacy and security concerns. That woman stated she “reserves the right to refile this case once such concerns are addressed,” according to court documents filed in her case. She is the only one to have withdrawn, with the other remaining Jane Doe expected to attach her name to her lawsuit this week.

►Then on Wednesday, a new plaintiff became the 23rd woman to file a lawsuit

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Kris Jenner Competing With Daughters Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian In Beauty Brand Space?

KEY POINTS

  • Kris Jenner has filed a trademark application for a possible beauty brand
  • The momager could be joining Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian in the beauty brand space
  • A collaboration could be in the works between the mother and her daughters

Kris Jenner could be joining daughters Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian in the beauty brand space by making her own beauty empire.

Based on documents obtained by E! News recently, the famous momager filed a trademark application for her own beauty line on Feb. 20, 2021. In her filing, Kris is keeping her brand options open by trademarking “Kris Jenner Beauty,” “Kris Jenner Skin” and “Kris Jenner Skincare.”

It’s possible for Kris to launch three separate brands based on the trademarked words. But she could also be putting them under one name. Nevertheless, it’s clear that the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star has a slew of products

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