Two Vogue editors join the International Woolmark Prize Advisory Council


This year’s International Woolmark 2019 Prize Advisory Council has been revealed to include Vogue Australia fashion director and Wardrobe.NYC co-founder, Christine Centenera, and Vogue Australia creative director at large and 10 Magazine and 10 Men Australia editor, Alison Veness. Alongside these two Australians are well-known fashion names that will be selecting this year’s International Woolmark Prize finalists. The 10 finalists will be announced in October 2019 and the winner will be revealed following the global final to be held in early 2020. The International Woolmark Prize presented by leading wool authority, The Woolmark Company, is a prestigious award recognising talent and giving designers a global platform to grow their business.  [Vogue inbox]

The Magnum Pleasure Store is back! The highly-anticipated return of the world-famous Magnum Pleasure Store will return to Sydney at Westfield Sydney City on Tuesday July 16. The pop-up store will only be open for eight short weeks from July 16 to September 7, so mark your diaries now. The Magnum Pleasure Store have announced customers will have the opportunity to try their new Magnum double dipped duet at the pop-up, ahead of the official launch in August. For customers unable to make it to the pop-up, don’t worry you can still get your Magnum fix with Uber Eats on board for the first time to deliver the ice-cream goods direct to your door. [Vogue inbox]

Calvin Klein will launch their first-ever personalised underwear from Thursday July 11. The personalisation option is aptly called #MYCALVINS Customs and gives customers the opportunity to choose from 30 different emojis and bold statements to add to their Calvin Klein underwear. #MYCALVINS will start from $39.95 for women and $59.95 for men. Get in quick! [Vogue inbox]

Eco-friendly footwear brand, Allbirds, has announced that they will be releasing their first-ever patterned shoes. Exclusively available on social media, the new Allbirds patterned shoes are a must-have this season. And the best news is, when you wear a pair of eco-friendly Allbirds, not only are you rocking fashionable shoes, you’re also helping look after the planet. The limited-edition patterned shoe will be available in three different prints. [Vogue inbox]

Millennial fashion brand Reformation has reportedly sold a majority stake of their business to a private equity fund and have plans to expand globally. With 14 locations in the US, Reformation will open its first international location in Canada on July 11, 2019, and shortly after that, another store in London. In great news for fans of the brand, the expansion plans include not only new store locations but an increase in size range, categories for children, shoes and even swimwear. Given the specific audience of this fashion brand — Instagram-loving millennials — investors are keen to invest in companies like Reformation who combine a millennial focus with a sustainability ethos. [Fashionista]

To honour the late iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, a group of his high-profile friends and muses have come together to create “The White Shirt Project”. Friends such as Cara Delevingne, Diane Kruger, Kate Moss, Amber Valletta, Lewis Hamilton, Tommy Hilfiger, Alessandro Michele, Takashi Murakami, Carine Roitfeld, Sébastien Jondeau and others will put their design stamp on the famed Lagerfeld white shirt. This will be displayed during Paris Fashion Week in September at the Karl Lagerfeld brand headquarters. In recognition of Lagerfeld’s favourite number, seven, the shirts will be replicated 77 times and sold for €777 (AU$1,251.85 ). [Vogue UK and WWD]