Today's Fashion Headlines: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Kate Moss on the June 2013 cover of British Vogue
Kate Moss on the June 2013 cover of British Vogue

Kate Moss Becomes an Editor at British Vogue
Kate Moss has officially joined British Vogue as a contributing fashion editor. She will be working with Vogue’s team of stylists, and will choose her photographers and models. Her first fashion story is set to debut in a spring issue of the magazine. The supermodel has graced 33 British Vogue covers and many more inside stories, but this will be her first time on the other side of the camera. Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman is reportedly looking forward to working with Moss. She has praised Moss’ sense of style, saying that the model’s “depth of fashion knowledge and understanding of what makes a wonderful image will be exciting to see used in the pages of British Vogue.”
Karl Lagerfeld to Teach Master Class
Karl Lagerfeld will share stories to students of the prestigious Paris university Sciences Po. On November 19, the designer will share his view of the world, arts, and his life as a designer. There will also be a Q&A with Françoise-Marie Santucci, editor in chief at Libération’s Next magazine. 500 seats are reserved for students, while the remaining 100 seats will be invitation-only.
Leighton Meester Named Biotherm Ambassador
Leighton Meester is Biotherm’s new global ambassador for, which is a L’Oréal-owned brand. “What I love about Biotherm is it’s always evolving and changing and becoming more modern,” stated the actress, who is known for her role as Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl. Starting in early 2014, Meester will first appear in the brand’s campaigns for face-care products. “Leighton Meester is a contemporary icon, a young star whose natural talent, energy and beauty have made her the face of a generation,” said Patrick Kullenberg, general manager of Biotherm International.
Louis Vuitton Focuses on Higher-Priced Bags
Louis Vuitton has announced a shift to higher-priced leather bags. Vuitton has slightly underperformed to other brands, including Céline, Fendi, and Givenchy. Price increases in Japan that came into effect in July have negatively impacted Vuitton’s sales in Asia. In contrast, sales in the US and Europe performed well.
-Claire Mykrantz
Source: WWD & WSJ
Image: WWD 

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