Today's Fashion Headlines: Monday, November 18, 2013

Daria Werbowy at the Mango photo shoot in the Canary Islands.

Daria Werbowy Tapped by Mango
Supermodel Daria Werbowy is taking over for Miranda Kerr as the face of Mango. The spring campaign debuts in the March issues of fashion magazines, and was photographed on the Canary Islands by Josh Olins. “Beyond her impressive career, in which she has been the face of the best brands in fashion and cosmetics, Daria perfectly represents the values of Mango. She is a young girl with a strong personality and sense of style,” said Ninona Vila, MNG by Mango’s public relations manager. Mango’s past models include Penélope Cruz, Milla Jovovich, Karolina Kurkova, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Christy Turlington and Diane Kruger.
Changes at Earnest Sewn
Earnest Sewn has been acquired by Anthony Frym, who owns a jeans production facility in China. Frym is currently establishing new facilities in Los Angeles to manufacture Earnest Sewn, which will relaunch for fall 2014. The two Earnest Sewn stores currently open in New York’s Meatpacking and Lower East Side neighborhoods will close by the end of the year, however a new store will open in New York next year.
Jos. A. Bank Withdraws Bid
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. has withdrawn its offer to buy rival The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. The retailer terminated its all-cash proposal to purchase the menswear chain for $48 a share after its November 14 deadline came and went without any communication between the two companies.
The Latest Beauty Trend: Hairchalk
L’Oréal Professional’s new product is Hairchalk, which is applied to hair as a liquid then dries with a powdery finish. It comes in eight shades including pink, blue, and bronze and colors may be mixed and matched. Hairchalk fades away between two to 10 washings and will be available for use both at home and in hair salons. The product is targeted at people who want to change their hair color easily and think of Hairchalk as nail polish for the hair. It hits European markets now, then will be launched in the US in March 2014.
– Claire Mykrantz
Sources: WWD & WSJ
Image: WWD

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