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We have to admit that our first reaction to reading about Adidas’ Boston T-shirt was to presume exploitation — that the brand was trying to capitalize on a heinous national trauma. Well, we were wrong.
We never turn down an opportunity to chat with official Styleite girl crush Rachel Roy, so we jumped at the chance to catch up with the designer at Bloomingdale’s while celebrating her fall collection. She chatted with us about giving back, empowering girls, and the scheduling drama that’s taking over the fashion world.
Ever since details of the collaboration were revealed, the Rodarte for MAC make-up collection has sparked controversy among fashion writers with its thoughtless product names and lack of skintone variety. After a letter of apology, a promise to change the product names, MAC revealed plans to donate a portion of the proceeds to those in need in Juarez. And now they’ve taken things one step further. On Friday, MAC executives announced that they had made arrangements for 100% of the collection’s global profits to be donated to initiatives benefitting the women and girls of Juarez.
We’ll admit it: we can never get enough of Marc Jacob’s. We blushed when we stumbled upon the racy ad for his BANG cologne, were amused by the alter-ego personality of 1987 Marc, and felt okay about our vanity woes when he admitted to relieving his thinning mane by getting hair transplants. And now Daily Front Row reports that Jacobs recently granted California-native and cancer patient Jennifer Ridgley her wish of spending a dream day with the designer himself!