Day: September 10, 2021

Fashion icon Iris Apfel celebrates 100th birthday with H&M collaboration



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Iris Apfel continues to prove that age is but a number as she marked her 100th birthday in serious style by announcing a new collection with H&M.

The fashion queen recently celebrated her centenary and she had announced a number of fashion collaborations including a collection of statement eyewear with the label Zenni.

The American self-made businesswoman has one of the 50 best-dressed women in the world so we can only expect glorious things from the new collab.

The news was announced with a series of behind-the-scenes images which showed the 100-year-old fashionista modelling pieces of the collection which included a vivid blue suit with a plant print and a joyful yellow ruffled jacket.



a man and a woman sitting on a table: Iris Apfel x H&M. Pic: H&M


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Iris Apfel x H&M. Pic: H&M

The collection will pay homage to the businesswoman’s fearless and fabulous style and will comprise of eclectic dresses, clothing and loud accessories,

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Men’s Makes a Showing at New York Fashion Week

Men’s wear generally takes a backseat to women’s during New York Fashion Week, and this year was no exception, with most of the big names merely sprinkling a couple of men’s looks into their shows. But there were a handful of men’s-specific showings, nearly all during New York Men’s Day, which returned with a flourish on Wednesday with 10 emerging designers presenting their collections at two separate showcases at Canoe Studios on Manhattan’s far west side. KoH T, Onyrmrk, Stan, Teddy Vonranson and William Frederick showed in the morning while A.Potts, Carter Young, Chelsea Grays, Fried Rice and The Stolen Garment displayed their wares in the afternoon. In nearly all the collections, colorful prints and patterns were juxtaposed with a subdued palette of neutrals in soft sportswear and slouchy tailored clothing. Here are a few of the standouts.

Click above to see more looks from Stan. - Credit: Courtesy of Stan

Click above to see more looks from Stan. – Credit: Courtesy of

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Beauty Buyers’ Club Beauty Pie Lands $100M

The beauty buyers’ club Beauty Pie has closed a $100 million funding round and said it is planning to expand its reach beyond its direct-to-consumers membership model and into retail stores, according to a Women’s Wear Daily report on Wednesday (Sept. 8).

“We are different from a lot of the [direct-to-consumer] startups that just kind of blow cash,” Founder Marcia Kilgore said, per WWD. “We’ve broken even already. So having proven that our model is one that can make a profit, while still bringing this incredible value to customers, now it’s just about expanding that out.”

This Series B funding round brings Beauty Pie’s total funding to $170 million.

According to WWD, the London-based company enjoyed steady growth in sales over the past year, to the point that it had to suspend its marketing as demand for its products outstripped supply. The new funding — led by Index Ventures and

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