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Ralph Lauren Is the Latest Designer to Go See-Now, Buy-Now

Plus, Gigi Hadid vs. GiGi New York, Alec Baldwin vs. the art world, and fashion gets political.


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Baldwin, Alec The saga of Alec Baldwin’s alleged art-world bait-and-switch continues: He filed a suit against dealer Mary Boone Monday, accusing her of fraud.

Ceremony, Opening Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s fashion house-slash-retailer got political this season, staging a pageant with speakers like Whoopi Goldberg, Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Aubrey Plaza amid models showing off their designs. Plus, the whole collection is in stores now.

Hadid, Gigi Not GiGi New York. There seems to have been some confusion. figures … little rabbits and little bears,” Jones said. “I would spend hours playing with those.” But no imaginary friends.

Kenzo x H&M Not your average designer-high street collaboration: The upcoming campaign for Kenzo x H&M will be shot by Jean-Paul Goude and feature Chance the Rapper, Iman, Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Ryuichi Sakamoto… And that’s just the start.

Lauren, Ralph Long one of New York Fashion Week’s flagship designers — now, like Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, Opening Ceremony, and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, he’s moving to see-now, buy-now.

McKesson, DeRay The Black Lives Matter founding member made his fashion week debut at Pyer Moss, whose previous shows have touched on the BLM movement. Backstage after the show, he opened up about designer Kerby Jean-Raymond’s political voice.

Portman, Natalie Just one of the beautiful stars lighting up the Toronto International Film Festival this season. See who’s about to have a great year of film, here.

Yasuda, Naomi Though the manicurist herself flies largely under the radar, her designs are anything but unassuming: She’s painted the nails of FKA Twigs and Madonna, she earned an exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, and her elbow appears in the “Bitch, I’m Madonna” video.