The 2016 Coachella lineup is announced, Saint Laurent addresses the Hedi Slimane rumors and more of today’s news.
Coachella 2016 Lineup Announced
Festival junkies rejoice as the 2016 lineup has been revealed! The music fest will feature major headliners and reunions like LCD Soundsystem, Calvin Harris and Guns N' Roses—plus other major acts including Ellie Goulding, A$AP Rocky, Sia and Disclosure. Per usual, tickets are a hot commodity, so get your credit cards ready when tickets go on sale January 6th at 11 AM and check out the full lineup here.
Hedi Slimane Is Not Leaving Saint Laurent
Much to the fashion industry's relief, Saint Laurent confirmed that Hedi Slimane is not leaving the French house. Rumors started swirling yesterday on the heels of 2015's high-profile designer exits however, a spokesperson for the brand stated that it was a false speculation. Here's to many more season's under the creative director's reign. [Fashionista]
The 2016 BAFTA Rising Star Nominees Have Been Announced
The 5 nominees for the 2016 BAFTA Rising Star Award have been announced, including Dakota Johnson for Fifty Shades of Grey, Brie Larson for Room, John Boyega for Star Wars, Taron Egerton for Legend and Bel Powley for The Diary of a Teenage Girl. All under 30, we can't wait to see who takes home the prize on February 14th as past winners have seen thriving careers including Kristen Stewart, James McAvoy and Tom Hardy. [Daily Mail]
Lily-Rose Depp Makes Cover Debut
Lily-Rose Depp has a thing for firsts. After starring in a coveted campaign for Chanel last year and landing a brand ambassador role in the footsteps of her mother, the 16-year-old has nabbed her first feature editorial, covering the spring 2016 issue of Love Magazine. Shot by Willy Vanderperre, the daughter of Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp has three films set to release this year including Yoga Hosers where she'll star alongside Daddy Depp. [WWD]
The 20th Season Of The Bachelor Is Already Ridiculous
The Bachelor is back, and more ridiculous than ever. In the show's 20th season premiere last night, 26-year-old Ben Higgins had the pleasure of having a football thrown at him, encountering the show's first-ever twin girl contestants and witnessing a girl in a unicorn mask. Is this what modern-day dating suggests women need to do to stand out? We surely hope not. [People]
Moda Operandi To Prioitize Bridal
With plans to take in $500 million by 2020, luxury retailer Moda Operandi is turning to bridal as their business focus. After launching their own wedding collection last spring, team Moda realized that eight of its bestselling gowns were white in 2014. And with bridal offerings from sought-after designers like Monique Lhuillier and Naeem Khan, consumers are spending roughly $10,000 before they even consider heels, a clutch and jewerly—hence why wedding is being made a huge priority. [Forbes]
Gucci's Spring Campaign Has A Peacock And Surrealist Vibes
Leave it to Alessandro Michele to conceptualize a German ‘80s pop culture aesthetic for Gucci's spring 2016 ad campaign. With a surrealist atmosphere, vintage references and yes, even a peacock, we're intrigued with how the creative director offset the whimsical and romantic collection with public toilets, warehouse clubs and the like. While the photos are enjoyably eccentric, we're wondering if the street-style crowd will follow suit. [Fashionista]
This 24-Year-Old Runs A Lipstick Business Out Of Her Parents' Shed
Attention beauty junkies: MDMflow, the 8-shade gold bullet lipstick collection you probably already love was launched from a "home lab"—aka the shed belonging to founder, Florence Adepoju's parents. Here, find out how the 24-year-old managed to launch a cult-status brand, her hip-hop influences and what's next for MDMflow.
Baywatch To The Big Screen
Kelly Rohrbach announced (via Instagram, of course) that she and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be starring in a movie remake of the hit-show, Baywatch. Breathing new life into the famed red-one-piece, Rohrbach will assume the role of C.J. Parker, made famous by Pamela Anderson while Johnson is set to play David Hassellhoff's character, Mitch. Zach Effron and his abs are also set to star in the series remake, so we'll definitely be tuning in. [Harper's Bazaar]