DEEPIKA PADUKONE NAMED LOUIS VUITTON AMBASSADOR, WHY LADY GAGA IS RELAUNCHING HER BEAUTY LINE

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Deepika Padukone named Louis Vuitton ambassador
Louis Vuitton debuted its latest ad campaign for the Dauphine line of leather goods, and with it, its named a new house ambassador: Deepika Padukone, Indian actress, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur. Padukone already featured in the brand’s Pre-Fall 2020 imagery, but this is her first in her new role. {Fashionista Inbox}

Lady Gaga is relaunching her beauty line
Haus Labs, Lady Gaga’s beauty line, was launched in 2019 to much fanfare exclusively on Amazon, intended to be an affordable, attainable brand — but it has struggled since debuting. It’s now set to relaunch as a clean beauty brand in Sephora. For Business of Fashion, Rachel Strugatz explains why that might be the best move. {Business of Fashion}

How the catsuit achieved world domination
Everywhere you look lately, there’s a catsuit: From runways to Instagram influencers to celebrities on stage, it is the garment of choice for spring. Véronique Hyland tracks the rise of the catsuit for Elle. {Elle}

Trends are dead
If everything is a trend, then nothing is a trend — at least, that’s what Terry Nguyen posits for Vox. “The problem, so to speak, isn’t cottagecore, night luxe or the concept of micro-aesthetics,” Nguyen writes. “It’s the fact that modern consumers are bombarded with a never-ending stream of inconsequential trends to take note of — marketing vessels for products that fit into a paradigm devoid of meaning.” {Vox}