All Eyes Are on Madonna in the Funkiest Tracksuit & Socks With Sandals at JFK Airport

Style queen Madonna traipsed through JFK Airport today in New York wearing a multicolored, patterned tracksuit true to her own style. The performer was all smiles as she made her way through the arrivals terminal with a backpack and a small piece of luggage in hand.

The singer paired the look with Louis Vuitton sandals that incorporated the luxury house’s famous monogram printed on straps with gold buckles; she teamed them with a pair of black ankle socks.


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Madonna spotted at JFK wearing Louis Vuitton.
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The 60-year-old’s black tracksuit featured illustrations of rain clouds, stick figures, arrows and “county of Milan” emblazoned across the bottom of the hoodie.

She completed her outfit with pink-sunglasses and a black Yankee puffer coat with lace trim at the wrists.


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Madonna spotted at JFK wearing Louis Vuitton.
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Detail of Madonna’s Louis Vuitton sandals.
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In May, Madonna started buzz about her new album and new persona, Madame X, who has been sporting an eye patch during appearances and performances. Most recently, she entertained guests at the Billboard Music Awards performing the cha cha cha in heels.

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Watch Influencer Arielle Charnas Talk Kids, Motherhood & Finding Balance

“My heels got a little lower,” Arielle Charnas said when asked what has changed since becoming a mom. FN caught up with the influencer behind Something Navy last month on the set of a photo shoot in New York.

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The 32-year-old, who launched Something Navy as a fashion blog in 2009 and has since turned it into a full-fledged lifestyle brand, has garnered 1.5 million followers across her social media channels, with help from her two children, Ruby Lou, 3, and Esme Rae, 1.

Fans of Charnas have become enthralled with her life, where seemingly nothing is off-limits.

“What sets me apart is that a lot of these girls focus on beautiful images, the traveling, the extravagant trips, whereas I’m just at home hanging out in my apartment. It’s not that it’s more real; it’s just a different lifestyle,” she explained in FN‘s May 27 cover story. 

Charnas constantly posts her family life on Instagram and Instagram Stories, and she is no different in person. On set, the influencer was busy singing “Baby Shark” for wide-eyed Esme, to get her to smile for the camera, while Ruby was simultaneously posing for photos and fussing for French fries.

Here, in a behind-the-scenes video, she talks about naming her children, giving advice to new moms and finding balance.

Click through the gallery to see more behind-the-scenes shots of Charnas and her kids. 

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These Are the 6 Shoe Trends Destined to Carry Over to 2020

As more brands continue to experiment with nontraditional seasons and see-now-buy-now models, the resort ’20 season has been difficult to pinpoint. When does the season begin and when does it end? Some brands, like Balenciaga and The Row, are still on pre-fall ’19 collections, while others are jumping right into spring ’20 (Alexander Wang).

The resort season may always seem a bit odd (beachy sandals next to holiday heels and cold-weather-friendly boots?), but it also offers a simultaneous snapshot of the past, present and future and how bigger-picture trends will gel. Here are six trends and ideas to take away from the fluidity of the season:

1. Boots keep kicking

Given how much buyers invested in boots for fall ’19, it’s no surprise to see that they are continuing through to resort. Expect more neutrals, simple silhouettes and styles that can continue to carry over.


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Suede boots at Alberta Ferretti resort ’20.
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Christian Dior’s sturdy flat knee boots in a woven white leather with free top, from the cruise ’20 runway show.
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2. Animal print has reached fever pitch

Leopard midi skirts unite: Animalia print, whether in ubiquitous leopard or abstract zebra, continues to create urban jungles in look books, street style shots and e-commerce carts around the world.


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A zebra print sweater and white leather ankle boots at Rag & Bone resort ’20.
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An all-zebra look for Derek Lam, 10 Crosby resort ’20.
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3. Platforms continue to step up

Fall ’19’s most powerful footwear trend gets a leg up for resort, with both practical and exaggerated vintage-inspired styles.


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Platforms at Stella McCartney.
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Supersize flatforms at Sunnei Milan Fashion Week Men’s.
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4. Orange is the new…

Power red has transformed itself into a power persimmon that packs just as much punch.


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A one-shouldered dress in orange (and teal sandals with oversize buckle detailing) from Monse’s resort ’20 show.
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5. Dot dot dot

The polka dot might be resort’s favorite print. Classic but whimsical and suited for both coats and swimsuits, it came back yet again for resort ’20.


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A polka dot trench and chunky brogues from Michael Kors resort ’20.
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An abstract polka dot look with matching platform sandals (in collaboration with Tabitha Simmons) from Johanna Ortiz resort ’20.
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6. Power romance means women can have it all, sartorially speaking

The romantic midi dress continues its reign, but a styling swap to menswear brogues and boots — plus a distinct mash-up of tailored pieces with frilly flats — keeps things both interesting and realistic for the modern working woman.


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A ruffly gown and menswear laceups from Alexa Chung resort ’20.
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Menswear tailoring, florals, bows and strong shoulders from Erdem pre-spring ’20.
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Shoe Company Creates App to Help Spot Human Rights Abuses in Factories

Today’s footwear brands know consumers are looking at more than the styling and quality of the products they buy. They are keeping an eye on the business practices behind the brands, especially when it comes to fair labor practices.

Pentland Brands, which owns SeaVees, Red or Dead and Mitre, in addition to serving as global licensee for Karen Miller footwear and Kickers in the UK, as well as a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear, has launched a new ethical trade app to help people throughout its supply chain spot potential trade issues.

The app, “Everyone’s Business,” is designed to engage and educate employees in responsible labor sourcing. It is a smart phone tool designed to help all factory-facing employees maintain fair labor standards and human rights across the supply chain.

The app educates users on the risks of modern slavery and facilitates the reporting of any issues of potential issues identified by capturing users’ observations and relays any concerns to a dedicated in-house corporate responsibility team. It provides a way to access timely and accurate information, engage with suppliers and encourage responsible labor sourcing.

The app can be used by merchandisers, quality managers and buyers, as well as employees that frequently visit suppliers. And, it can be used in any country where Pentland’s brands have suppliers.

“Whilst three are other freely available apps that provide information on supply chain ethical trade issues, what’s unique about ‘Everyone’s Business’ is that it facilitates a two-way conversation between us and our supply chains,” said Sara Brennan, head of corporate responsibility for Pentland Brands. “We’re really proud to be helping our colleagues to better understand, identify and report ethical trade issues as they arise. It allows our colleagues to speak up if they have concerns, in a consistent way that’s recordable and transparent. Ultimately, it helps us continue to operate to high labor and human rights standards. As a business, we believe in doing the right thing, not the easy thing, and this app helps us to make better, more informed ethical decisions.”

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In Memoriam: Gloria Vanderbilt’s Style Through the Decades

Gloria Vanderbilt, who died in her home in New York this morning at 95, may have been the original influencer.

The heiress of a railroad and steamship fortune, she inherited a reported $2.5 million in 1925, which is the equivalent of nearly $36 million today. Still, Vanderbilt made her own mark in the fashion world. In addition to creating a ready-to-wear collection, she built a $100 million fashion empire by putting her surname on designer jeans and eventually shoes. By 1979, her line was making a reported $150 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Her unique style and tumultuous family life frequently made headlines — from her socialite mother. who abandoned little Gloria to travel the globe after her father died, to heated celebrity love affairs (including with Frank Sinatra) and then the tragic death of her son Carter Vanderbilt Cooper.


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Wyatt Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt, in an original design of her own.
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Vanderbilt tapped into the jean industry in the mid-1970s, a time when denim was mostly cut for men. Stitching her famous last name on the rear pockets of denim trousers, Vanderbilt became a sensation in the fashion industry.

She is widely recognized as one of the first to capitalize on a high-society family name by stamping it on clothing and eventually on scarves and shoes. 


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Gloria Vanderbilt on the fall 1976 ready-to-wear runway.
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Notably, one retailer of her shoes was Nine West, which filed for bankruptcy last year. However, you can still purchase the late socialite’s brand at Kohl’s and DSW.

According to the New York Times, the heiress hasn’t been a part of the Gloria Vanderbilt Apparel Corporation since it was sold to the Jones Apparel Group in 2002 for $100 million.


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Ralph Lauren and Gloria Vanderbilt at the “The World of Gloria Vanderbilt” book party, New York.
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In her lifetime, Vanderbilt became a fixture in the New York fashion scene. Her creative spirit and fascinating life prompted her to pen several books of her own, including a book with her son, CNN correspondent Anderson Cooper.

The two were also profiled in the 2016 HBO documentary “Nothing Left Unsaid,” which chronicled Vanderbilt’s life.


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Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt attend the premiere of “Nothing Left Unsaid” at the Time Warner Center, in New York.
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But even at 95, Vanderbilt’s curiosity for life and pursuit to create never seemed to wane. The socialite even had an active Instagram account documenting yet another successful creative endeavor she embarked on during her lifetime: her art.

Earlier this month, she was diagnosed with advanced-stage stomach cancer.

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Click through the gallery to see more of her iconic looks through the decades.

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In the Amazon Era, Why Target Can’t Afford to Have Another Massive Tech Issue

When it comes to technical glitches, Target Corp. couldn’t catch a break over the weekend.

Scores of the chain’s shoppers took to social media on Saturday to bemoan a two-hour long cash register outage that hit stores nationwide — preventing customers from completing transactions in Target’s physical locations for that short period of time and costing the retailer several millions in sales, according to several expert tallies. Less than 24 hours later, on Sunday, a smaller number of its outposts were hit with a data-processing issue that meant those locations were unable to accept credit cards for about 90 minutes.

Target — which logged total sales of $74.4 billion in fiscal year 2018 — is only a few years removed from a historic data breach that affected over 40 million consumers during the 2013 holiday season and resulted in an $18.5 million company payout to shoppers in 2017. While it confirmed that this past weekend’s events did not constitute a data breach — and that “no guest information was compromised at any time” — some experts say the company should be mindful of the compounding impact of a series of high-profile tech hiccups.

“[This kind of thing] happens every day and all the time, but unless there’s a situation such as Target where a lot of people become aware at the same moment that there’s a technology glitch, there’s not so much of an outcry,” explained Kristina Podnar, a digital policy consultant, when asked about Target’s weekend cash register snafu. “It is not so much of a big deal for Target’s system to be down for an hour or two but it really is a big deal on [heavy shopping days such as] Saturday and Sunday — [and this] is an ongoing issue from the brand perspective. It [degrades] the Target brand.”

For what it’s worth, Target has enjoyed multiple quarters of sales gains since its headline-making data breach six years ago. Meanwhile, its omnichannel strategy — which includes being a pioneer of buy online and pick up in store — has been widely lauded by experts as both effective and worth replicating across retail. Last February,  for example, Target became the first nationwide retailer to offer same-day delivery in major metropolitan cities following its acquisition of grocery delivery service Shipt.

As far as brand reputation and consumer affinity, that’s also remained fairly solid, too — even growing over the years.

“Target comes from a place where they have a very strong brand to start with — there’s a strong loyalty among consumers [as well as an] affinity for the brand,” said Deb Gabor, CEO of Sol Marketing. “So when something like this happens, it enables people to forgive them.”

She added, “We’re willing to give them a chance, and we give them a pass [in spite of] the threat of the data breach a few years ago because they offer something above and beyond and that far outweighs the risk on the [data] side.”

Still, as the retailer — with 1,800 stores and 350,000-plus employees worldwide — moves to take a bigger slice of the e-commerce pie and become a formidable digital competitor against Amazon and Walmart, Podnar believes how it handles its latest glitch is critical.

“Someone in management at Target [has to say] ‘This is not just about a 90-minute one-day outage because [a third-party vendor] did something wonky because of technology — this is a bigger issue [for]our brand,’” Podnar said. “Not only is Target trying to keep itself playing in this physical field, but they’re trying to go up against Amazon and do one-day delivery. If they want to compete with the big guys, they have to step it up because they can’t have this kind of thing happening, and they can’t [risk] the brand degradation that it brings.” (It’s worth noting that Amazon has had its own share of technical glitches, which can sometimes prove tough to avoid in the digital realm, Podnar noted.)

While Gabor said she sees this weekend’s issues blowing over quickly among consumers, she, too, agrees that Target’s next tech move has to be its best move.

“Target, from a brand perspective, is not on the precipice of one foot in the grave and the other one on the banana peel. But if they continue to have issues and technology becomes of a greater concern to more people, that can put the brand at risk,” Gabor noted.

For their part, it seems Target investors were also grappling with some lingering concerns from over the weekend. The retailer’s stock spent all of Monday in the red — slipping as much as 2% and ending the trading day down less than 1% to $87.14.

Top 10 Shoes of Milan Fashion Week Men’s Spring 2020

Variety is the spice of life — or at least it was at Milan Men’s Fashion Week. So far, the spring ’20 season is full of hybrids of all shapes and sizes, riffing off sandals, sneakers and everything in between. There was a concerted effort to make dressier styles more sporty, like Santoni’s dress-sneaker hybrid. There were plenty of angular toes — perhaps a workaround on the divisive square toe (a detail that tends to land on menswear’s DON’T lists). And hiking fashion continues to go full speed ahead, with traditional hiking boots (Tod’s), trail runners and other sturdy shapes accompanying the many pockets and cargos that men were wearing on the runways.

Here are the top 10 shoes of Milan Men’s Fashion Week that are giving the men’s market new life:

1. Giuseppe Zanottis’ canvas tie-dye Chelseas


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Tie-dye canvas boots from Giuseppe Zanotti spring 2020 men’s gave an unexpected twist to the perennial shape.
CREDIT: Stephanie Hirschmiller

2. A Church’s boot that’s both technical and elegant


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Church’s has always been technical, but its archival Docklow boot is water resistant and incredibly sturdy looking.
CREDIT: Stephanie Hirschmiller

3. Fendi’s super-strappy mandal


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Strappy mandals from Fendi’s gardening-inspired spring ’20 show.
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4.  Jimmy Choo’s Dipped Diamond sneaker


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Jimmy Choo dipped Diamond sneakers, men’s spring 2020.
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5. Versace’s leopard boots


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Versace’s slightly square-toed leopard print boots paired with acid wash denim for spring ’20 men’s.
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6. Palm Angels sideways sneaker


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Asymmetrical sneakers from Palm Angels spring ’20.
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7. Santoni’s wear-to-work sneaker


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Santoni men’s spring 2020.
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8. Color-blocked hikers from Tod’s


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Tod’s hikers for spring ’20.
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9. Geometric toes from Magliano


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Geometric toes at Magliano spring ’20.
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10. Buscemi’s undone hiker-duck hybrids


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Big boots at Buscemi’s debut show for spring ’20.
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Taylor Swift’s Rainbow Platforms Send Powerful Message to Women in ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video

Pop star Taylor Swift wore rainbow platform Christian Louboutins in her star-studded new music video “You Need to Calm Down.”


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Christian Louboutin’s Degratissimo Alta rainbow sandal.
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Swift wore high heals reflecting her position as a powerful female musician; it reinforces the way that platforms have been changing the world for women in the past century. Moreover, the platforms help to change her image as a former teen country singer to a strong, powerful boss in the rough world of the industry.

The shoes coordinates perfectly with the rest of the video, which takes place in a rainbow-filled LGBTQ+ themed trailer park, aligning with the second week of Pride Month in June. Louboutin’s Degratissimo Alta sandals feature an ankle strap with buckle closure, a chunky platform and 5-inch heels; each pair retails for $1,095 on Nordstrom.com.

The star has been working even harder on her initiatives to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, including a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn, a landmark for the gay community, 24 hours after the release of the song on Friday.

The video includes stars like Katy Perry, Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Reynolds and Tan France, who all play neighbors in the rainbow town.

Swift ended the video with a message: “Let’s show our pride by demanding that, on a national level, our laws truly treat all of our citizens equally.” She requested that viewers sign her petition for the equality act on Change.org.

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Chanel’s $11B Year: How the Luxe Label Is Bucking Trends and Doubling Down on In-Person Retail

On Monday, Chanel proved again that it is in a league of its own.

The luxury brand — one of the very few in the industry that remains privately owned — reported annual results for the second time in its 109-year history, posting sales in 2018 that surpassed $11 billion, up 10.5% year-over-year. CFO Philippe Blondiaux also reiterated the company’s denial that it may pursue a sale or IPO, telling WWD that he thinks “being private and independent is a core part of our model, and it’s a condition of our success.”

The rumors predate the Feb. 19 death of Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s creative director of 36 years, but executives have repeatedly dismissed them — and the company’s latest results bolster their claims that the current arrangement suits them perfectly well.

As for where to look for what’s behind the success? Asia-Pacific is a good place to start. The region saw nearly 20% year-over-year growth in 2018, reaching $4.7 billion in sales and surpassing the brand’s home continent for the first time. European sales were close to $4.3 billion, an increase of 7.8% over the previous year, while sales in the Americas were $2.1 billion, up 7.4% from 2017.

According to consulting firm Bain & Co., Chinese shoppers made 27% of their luxury purchases in China in 2018, up from 23% in 2015. That share is expected to rise to 50% by 2025. It’s an important demographic for any fashion house: Chinese consumers now account for a third of global luxury spending, according to Bain.

Chanel’s latest revenue figures put it in close competition with longtime sector leader Louis Vuitton. While parent company LVMH doesn’t break out sales for individual brands, Forbes estimates Vuitton has annual sales of $15.5 billion.

What sets Chanel apart from Vuitton and most of its rivals, though, is how diversified it is throughout a large range of categories, said Milton Pedraza, CEO of the Luxury Institute. Its beauty business — which is nearly a century old — accounts for about 30% of its sales and remains a popular entry point for younger or less affluent customers.

“People think of Chanel bags or Chanel suits, but the reality is that the company has been very strategically growing itself through beauty, through jewelry and watches in a way that has allowed them to grow profitably at double-digit rates,” he told FN, adding that ready-to-wear is a more significant part of Chanel’s business than it is for most luxury brands.

Footwear, too, is an important sales driver, he said. “The shoes are as coveted or nearly as coveted as the bags and have grown over the years,” he said, adding that footwear has generally been more resilient in the recession.

“I think Chanel has remained a very innovative example to brands when it comes to footwear,” added Robert Burke, chairman and CEO of Robert Burke Associates, a retail and fashion consulting firm.

Under Lagerfeld’s leadership, and with the help of house designer Laurence Dacade, Chanel embraced a wide range of trends and price points, from espadrilles to jelly shoes. “Things that people may not initially think of as pure luxury products, with Chanel’s twist on it and their strong branding, have been very successful with their footwear line.”

The company is a rare holdout on e-commerce for its ready-to-wear, leather goods and footwear. On its website, shoppers can buy makeup, fragrance and eyewear, but other categories are browse-only; to purchase, visitors are directed to call or visit a boutique. Chanel signed a partnership with the e-commerce platform Farfetch in February 2018, but the deal is aimed at enhancing the customer experience in stores through digital integrations rather than selling products online.

Monday’s sales report further demonstrates the scope of the brand’s investments in physical retail: It hired 3,000 new employees in 2018, the majority of whom are working in its store network. According to Burke, the company is also transitioning from commission-based pay to salaried pay for sales representatives, which tends to indicate a longer-term focus on customer service rather than straightforward sales. FN has reached out to Chanel for comment on the transition.

Doubling down on in-person retail is contrary to the direction many of its competitors are going. Online luxury shopping accounts for 10% of all luxury spending, according to Bain, and the share is expected to rise to 25% by 2025.

Burke said, “Chanel has always kind of followed their own beat.”

From the investments the company has made, it’s clear that it sees ample further growth potential in physical retail, even among younger shoppers.

And its stellar performance proves that consumers are still willing to spend in stores for the brand, no small feat.

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Why NBA Champ Kawhi Leonard Wore This ‘Board Man Gets Paid’ New Balance Shirt at Raptors Parade

After the Toronto Raptors’ glorious NBA Championship victory last week, the celebrations haven’t stopped for sports Canadian fans, including the citywide celebration today on the basketball team’s home turf. Fans gathered on the streets as they watched the athletes drive around and wave.


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Star player Kawhi Leonard rode around the city on a float sporting a T-shirt with one of the player’s famous references to his habit of communicating with his teammates during games: “Board man gets paid.”

The team drove around the city with Canadian rapper Drake while fans cheered and chanted “one more year” followed by “Five More Years.”


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Leonard was representing his partnership with New Balance by wearing the personalized shirt, which he paired with gray sweatpants.

New Balance Canada also released a video starring Leonard with a special message for his fans. “Kawhi Leonard here y’all. Thank you, Toronto, and the whole country. We are world champions. New Balance, we got now, let’s get it,“ Leonard said.

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Who Was Best Dressed in Monaco: Jessica Alba or Gabrielle Union?

Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba promoted their awful series L.A.’s Finest during the 2019 Monte Carlo TV Festival on Saturday in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

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The 46-year-old Breaking In actress and the 38-year-old Fantastic Four star attended the TV Series Party in trendy platform sandals. Do you prefer Gabrielle’s purple Miu Miu heels or Jessica’s metallic leather Betty sandals from Giuseppe Zanotti?

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Gabrielle paraded her endless legs in a pale green floral mini dress from Miu Miu.

Jessica opted for an orange silk Felicity maxi-dress from Silvia Tcherassi featuring a plunging neck, voluminous long sleeves, a concealed front fastening, a belted waist, and a flared skirt ($1,985 at Farfetch). She toted a ‘Micro Seaton’ bag that you can purchase at Mulberry.

Tangerine Silvia Tcherassi Felicity Belted Deep V Dress, $1,985 at Farfetch

Tangerine Silvia Tcherassi Felicity Belted Deep V Dress

Earlier the same day, Gabrielle flaunted her hot legs in a Hermes Spring 2019 mini dress while Jessica looked relaxed in a Christian Dior strapless gown.

Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba wear Hermes and Christian Dior on day two of the 2019 Monte Carlo TV FestivalGabrielle Union and Jessica Alba wear Hermes and Christian Dior on day two of the 2019 Monte Carlo TV Festival in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, on June 15, 2019

For the opening ceremony of the 2019 Monte Carlo TV Festival on Friday, Jessica wore a Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2019 gown. Her co-star picked a maxi dress from the Oscar de la Renta Fall 2019 Collection.

Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union got the honor of posing with Albert IIJessica Alba and Gabrielle Union got the honor of posing with Albert II, the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco, during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Monte Carlo TV Festival in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on June 14, 2019

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Tiffany Haddish’s Hot Feet in Glittering Sandals by Stuart Weitzman

Tiffany Haddish, who presented Jada Pinkett Smith the Trailblazer Award at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday, showed off her hot feet on the red carpet in sparkly sandals by Stuart Weitzman.

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The 39-year-old The Kitchen star flaunted her legs in a silver Jonathan Simkhai dress featuring one long sleeve, a sexy slit, and a random shoulder bow.

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Two-tone lamé lends seductive sparkle to her delicate Nudist sandals that you can buy at Amazon and Stuart Weitzman.

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Tiffany Haddish displayed her sexy toes in glittering Nudist sandalsTiffany Haddish displayed her sexy toes in glittering Nudist sandals

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The gorgeous comedienne also showed off her enormous big booty.

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Sydney Sweeney Is Too Short for Sexy Rasario Gown at MTV Awards

Sydney Sweeney, whose height is 5′ 3½” (1.61 m), was too short for her black and silver Rasario Fall 2018 dress at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday.

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Best known for her roles as Haley Caren on In The Vault, Emaline Addario on the Netflix series Everything Sucks!, and as Eden in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, the 21-year-old American actress styled her dress with black satin Georgina sandals from Giuseppe Zanotti.

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It just shows how hard it can be to wear a maxi dress when you’re relatively petite.

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Earlier the same month, she also walked the red carpet in a Miu Miu dress and Irene Neuwirth jewelry at the premiere of her HBO series Euphoria at the Arclight’s Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Which of the two outfits do you like better?

Sydney Sweeney in a Miu Miu dress at the premiere of her HBO series EuphoriaSydney Sweeney in a Miu Miu dress at the premiere of her HBO series Euphoria at the Arclight’s Cinerama Dome in Hollywood on June 4, 2019

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Aubrey Plaza Rocks Silver Sandals Dripping in Opulent Crystals

Aubrey Plaza flaunted her slender legs at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

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The 34-year-old Legion actress sparkled in a black sequinned mini dress from Miu Miu featuring a contrasting collar, a frill trim, long sleeves, contrasting cuffs, a rear keyhole detail, a back button fastening, and a straight hem. Her dress just sold out at Farfetch.

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Accessorizing with Carbon & Hyde earrings and jewelry by Stephen Webster and Eriness, Aubrey showed off her feet in embellished metallic leather sandals by Miu Miu that you can buy at Mytheresa.

Aubrey Plaza wore Carbon & Hyde earrings and jewelry by Stephen Webster and ErinessAubrey Plaza wore Carbon & Hyde earrings and jewelry by Stephen Webster and Eriness

Dripping in opulent crystals, her glossy metallic silver leather sandals indulge in a moment of grandeur glamour. They are set on a mirrored block heel, creating eye-catching glimmer with every step.

Embellished Metallic Leather Sandals, $1,505 at Mytheresa

Dripping in opulent crystals, these sandals from Miu Miu indulge in a moment of grandeur glamour

Crafted in Italy from glossy metallic silver leather, the embellished style is set on a mirrored block heel, creating eye-catching glimmer with every step

Earlier this year, Aubrey also paraded her hot legs in a Galvan dress and Brian Atwood shoes for the Legion panel during 2019 WonderCon in Anaheim, California.

Aubrey Plaza flashed her incredible legs on the red carpet for the Legion panel during 2019 WonderConAubrey Plaza flashed her incredible legs on the red carpet for the Legion panel during 2019 WonderCon in Anaheim, California, on March 29, 2019

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Storm Reid Flaunts Legs in Lace-Trimmed Velvet Jacket and Shorts

Storm Reid flaunted her slender legs in an Etro velvet jacket trimmed in the brand’s hallmark paisley at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

Storm Reid paraded her long legs at the 2019 MTV Movie and TV AwardsStorm Reid paraded her long legs at the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 15, 2019, in Santa Monica, California

The 15-year-old actress styled her lace-trimmed velvet jacket with a menswear-inspired classic button-up top and cotton mid-rise shorts from the same Italian fashion house. You can browse the Etro Fall 2019 collection at Moda Operandi.

Storm Reid wore a lace-trimmed velvet jacket with a menswear-inspired classic button-up shirt and cotton mid-rise shortsStorm Reid wore a lace-trimmed velvet jacket with a menswear-inspired classic button-up shirt and cotton mid-rise shorts

The Euphoria actress accessorized with a gold embroidered suede belt and David Yurman jewelry. She showed off her feet in barely-there sandals.

Storm Reid's pretty feet in barely-there sandalsStorm Reid’s pretty feet in barely-there sandals

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Sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano at MTV Movie & TV Awards

Laura Marano was joined by her older sister Vanessa at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards held at Barker Hangar on Saturday in Santa Monica, California.

Sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano attending the 2019 MTV Movie & TV AwardsSisters Laura and Vanessa Marano attending the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, on June 15, 2019

They will be starring together in the upcoming crime drama film, Saving Zoë, which is based on the novel of the same name by Alyson Noël (available at Amazon). The film is due out in limited theaters across the United States on July 12th.

Sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano will star together in the movie Saving ZoëSisters Laura and Vanessa Marano will star together in the movie Saving Zoë

The younger sister flashed her abs in a crystal embellished ruffled bustier styled with a matching maxi skirt by Raisa Vanessa. Laura accessorized with Hearts On Fire jewelry and showed off her feet in crystal XXL chain sandals by Stella Luna.

Vanessa Marano flaunted her legs in a gold sequined mini dress by Kimberly ParkerVanessa Marano flaunted her legs in a gold sequined mini dress by Kimberly Parker

Vanessa paraded her long legs in a gold sequined mini dress by Kimberly Parker. She showed off her sexy feet in metallic Schutz ankle-strap sandals and toted a Lanvin clutch.

Sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano show off their feet in sandals by Schutz and Stella LunaSisters Laura and Vanessa Marano show off their feet in sandals by Schutz and Stella Luna

We first spotted the young sisters together at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards. Do you think they have aged well?

Young sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano attend the 2011 Teen Choice AwardsYoung sisters Laura and Vanessa Marano attend the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011, in Universal City, California

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Tana Mongeau Shows Net Worth in Trashy Dollar Bill Dress

The ex-girlfriend of actress-singer Bella Thorne, Tana Mongeau tried to make a statement on the carpet at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Tana Mongeau looked silly on the red carpet at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV AwardsTana Mongeau looked silly on the red carpet at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, on June 15, 2019

The 20-year-old YouTuber looked twice her age while flaunting her legs in a trashy dollar bill dress featuring a huge silver money clip belt.

“Wearing my net worth,” Tana joked about her dress on her Instagram. In reality, her net worth is estimated to be around $1 million thanks to ad revenue from her Youtube account with almost 5 million followers.

Tana Mongeau's trashy dollar bill dress featuring a huge silver money clip beltTana Mongeau’s trashy dollar bill dress featuring a huge silver money clip belt

She accessorized with heavy, silver chains, including one by fashion brand Moschino. The blonde bombshell showed off her feet in pointy-toe silver pumps.

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Victoria Beckham Takes Style Cues From Meghan Markle at Soccer Star Sergio Ramos’ Wedding

Victoria Beckham and Meghan Markle are two of the biggest style influencers in the U.K., so it comes as no surprise that they would also take cues from one another from time to time.

Beckham took a page from Markle’s fashion playbook as she stepped out to Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos’ wedding in Sevilla, Spain yesterday.

Never one to adhere to tradition, the designer ignored the age-old adage not to wear white to someone else’s wedding. Accompanied by husband David, Posh looked chic in a cream chain-print midi dress from her eponymous label’s fall ’19 collection. She added a colorful pop to the dress with her footwear, choosing neon pink pointy-toe pumps with a satin finish (also from her brand).


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Victoria Beckham wears a dress from her fall ’19 collection with hot-pink pumps at Sergio Ramos’ wedding with husband David.
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A closer look at Beckham’s neon pink heels.
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Meanwhile, Beckham’s ex-soccer star husband wore a sleek three-piece suit with shiny black shoes.

While Beckham is often seen in her own designs, the Duchess of Sussex actually wore the chain-print dress first. It seems VB took a footwear cue from the former “Suits” actress, as Markle teamed the dress with green, satinlike pumps similar to Beckham’s for a March appearance.


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Meghan Markle wearing a chain-print Victoria Beckham fall ’19 dress.
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Of course, the Beckhams and the royal family are close. The Beckhams attended Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry last year, as well as the 2011 nuptials of Kate Middleton and Prince William.

Click through the gallery to see times Victoria Beckham was spotted smiling.

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Did LeBron James Reveal His Latest Signature Sneaker on Social Media?

While the 2018-2019 NBA season is officially in the books, LeBron James is giving fans cause to celebrate this offseason.

The Los Angeles Laker, 34, took to social media on Friday to show off a black and white sneaker, a model we’ve never seen before. As the NBA star was getting in some action on the court — where he wears his own signature kicks — multiple outlets are reporting that the clip revealed a sneak peek of the LeBron 17, the baller’s latest signature sneaker with longtime sponsor Nike.

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The black and white sneaker appears to feature a knit construction, with hybrid cushioning and a semi-translucent outsole. James captioned the short video “Uh-Oh.” He also shared a few emojis — a crown, a pair of eyes and a face with a finger held up to its mouth — all of which seem to indicate a sneak preview.

Although James’ kicks typically debut in the late summer or early fall, it seems fans are getting an earlier look this time.

The three-time NBA champion missed the playoffs this year for the first time since 2005. James’ chances for the 2019-2020 season are looking better, as the Lakers made a big move yesterday to acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. To get Davis, L.A. gave up Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first round picks.

Below, watch FN’s behind-the-scenes video with NBA star Stephen Curry at his cover shoot.

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Gabrielle Union Wears a Flirty Green Minidress & Super Chunky Purple Platform Sandals With Jessica Alba in Monte Carlo

Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba are making a play for the most stylish co-stars.

The actresses, who appear together in the new series “L.A.’s Finest,” looked chic at the 59th annual Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco last night. Both wore trendy platform sandals to complement their looks, with Union going for a bejeweled purple style and Alba selecting a mirrored pair.


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Gabrielle Union (L) and Jessica Alba on the red carpet in Monte Carlo.
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Union turned heads in a pale green floral minidress with a plunging neckline and a crystal-covered bow from Miu Miu. The “Bring It On” alum’s sandals were satinlike purple sandals that had a slight ’70s vibe courtesy of a super chunky heel. The shoes featured a festive gemstone detailing.


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Gabrielle Union wearing a Miu Miu minidress and purple platform sandals in Monaco.
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A close-up look at Gabrielle Union’s sandals.
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The “Breaking In” actress completed the look with a silver mirrored clutch and teensy diamond-studded hoop earrings.

Meanwhile, Alba wore Silvia Tcherassi’s Felicity dress, a plunging orange number with long puff sleeves and a white buckle at the waist. The Honest Company businesswoman’s heels were mostly hidden underneath the dress, but just a peek of the silver platforms was visible. Diamond earrings added a touch more glamour to the ensemble.


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Jessica Alba in silver sandals with a Silvia Tcherassi dress.
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The first episode of “L.A.’s Finest” premiered in May. The season finale for the series is on Monday on Spectrum.

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Priyanka Chopra Brightens Up the Streets of New York in Orange Dress & These Celeb-Favorite Sandals

Priyanka Chopra went for a colorful weekend look in New York yesterday.

The 36-year-old was seen out and about with husband Nick Jonas. Chopra wore a bold orange dress from Hellessy’s resort ’19 collection, which featured a high-low hemline and a low neckline. It retails for $1,190.


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Priyanka Chopra in a Hellessy dress with Stuart Weitzman sandals.
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For shoes, the former Miss World went with a classic: Stuart Weitzman’s Nudist sandal. The style has long been a favorite among stars, with fans including Kendall Jenner, Ciara and Olivia Culpo.


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A closer look at Chopra’s sandals.
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The barely-there sandals — which fit perfectly to the current “naked” sandal trend — feature a slim stiletto heel and an adjustable ankle strap. They sell for $398 and are available to shop on the brand’s website in an array of colorways.

Chopra accessorized with Thierry Lasry sunglasses and a gold wristwatch. She wore her hair pin-straight.

Meanwhile Jonas, 26, sported a black, orange and red striped shirt with slim-fitting black pants. On his feet, the Jonas Brother had on brown leather slip-ons with a spiky sole.


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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas out and about in New York on June 15.
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The duo was spotted out shopping in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, as well as visiting a friend’s apartment.

Click through the gallery for more of Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s couple’s style.

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Twitter Thinks These Nike Air Max FF720 Sneakers ‘Look Like an Iron’

Nike’s latest sneaker release has Twitter users shaking their heads.

The Oregon-based company is set to drop the Air Max FF720 — a women’s shoe that’s something of a combination between a sandal and a sneaker — on June 20. The style features cut-out detailing and clear plastic soles for a futuristic look that’s not similar to many of the brand’s other releases.

But many of the sneakerheads who got a glimpse of the kicks on social media drew comparisons between it and a common household item: an iron.

I swear, I thought this was a steam iron at first,” wrote @pelxxs.

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Apparently, #Nike wants to iron out those creases in your feet,” @iwrotethose quipped.

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One tweet took the comparison to the next level, jokingly sharing a photo of an iron and labeling it as the sneaker.

Just copped the new Nike Air Max FF 720,” @adozenkovic wrote, racking up nearly 100 likes.

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Another tweeter, @RaimovRoman, shared a Photoshopped image of the sneaker with a handle and a cord attached to it, bringing the iron comparison to life.

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The Air Max FF720 had fans even among those who thought the sneaker resembled a household appliance, though.

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Below, Nike trainer Joe Holder discusses women working out.

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Father’s Day Tributes From Meghan Markle, Ivanka Trump and More Celebrities + Designers

It seems like almost everyone posted a sweet Father’s Day tribute on social media today — celebrities and designers included.

From first family members to royals to fashion elite, almost everyone seemed to have a message of thanks for their dad. Below, see nine posts from famous people that went up today.

Meghan Markle

On the official @sussexroyal Instagram, Meghan Markle posted a tribute to husband Prince Harry, who became a father last month with the birth of his first son, Archie. The duchess shared an adorable, never-before-seen snap of the baby with his little fingers curled around dad’s hand.


Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump celebrated both her dad, President Donald Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, this Father’s Day. “Happy Father’s Day to these two incredible Dads and to all of the amazing fathers out there who have earned today’s celebration!” the former shoe designer wrote.


Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian toasted husband Kanye West on Instagram, sharing throwback photos of her and the Yeezy designer walking on the beach alongside daughter North and son Saint. The KKW Beauty mogul posted a second Instagram dedicated to her late father, Robert Kardashian.


Dwyane Wade

While many stars and designers feted their parents or significant others, father of four Dwyane Wade posted a tribute to himself. “I am a hero. I am a role model But that name isn’t Dwyane Wade…it’s Dad! Happy Fathers Day to ME!” Wade’s cheeky post read.


Brandon Maxwell

Brandon Maxwell wrote a long, heartwarming message to his dad. The designer thanked his father for always being there for him, writing: “I wake up each morning realizing how fortunate I am to have a parent who created a space for me to live authentically, proudly, and without shame.”

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Most Dads in the south grow up with the hopes and dreams that their son will be the next World Series or Super Bowl star, the Friday night lights dream, the small town boy done good, in an arena everyone can relate to. Growing up in the South I was, you might say, a little different than the other kids. At my very first baseball game I sat down in the outfield and made a bouquet of the flowers I had picked from the grass. In the 1st grade I came home and said I was thinking about creating plays and musicals. In the 5th grade after I discovered my love of rollerblades, I briefly pursued a career as a figure skater. I decided in 6th grade I was going to be the next gold medal winning gymnast. In 8th grade when I discovered fried food and my gymnast body failed me, I fell in love with taking photographs. After many years of art programs, dyed hair, and a few piercings, I graduated college with a degree in photography and promptly moved to NY to pursue a career in fashion. Through each phase, my Dad the Southern football player in cowboy boots and wranglers, met the moment and seized the opportunity to help me feel seen, never making me feel that my little dreams had squashed his own. Front row with a smile at every musical, hanging out on the sidelines clapping at every event, and framing every little achievement above almost every toilet in our house. Now at 34, the same Dad, in his wranglers and cowboy hat, runs my business. A business where we sell gowns and glamour, a business where we sell dreams. A job I am able to do solely because he allowed me to fully realize my own. I wake up each morning realizing how fortunate I am to have a parent who created a space for me to live authentically, proudly, and without shame. A parent who even in the worst of times, continues to steadily drive the car with the primary focus on making sure I am fulfilled, loved, and safe. Loving a child in their most formative years is, to me, the most important, and I realize how blessed I am to have had that. Happy Fathers Day to my dad, and to all the other men who step in to this role every day and help to change someone’s life. It’s not easy and we appreciate you. I ❤ U, Dad!

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Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham posted a cute partial family photo of soccer star husband David with three of their four kids, Cruz, Romeo and Harper (absent was their eldest, Brooklyn). “Truly the best daddy in the world x we love u so much x kisses @davidbeckham x” the designer captioned the post.


Gisele Bündchen

In a sweet tribute to her quarterback husband Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen wrote: “Besides being the best tickler, pancake maker and hair cuter in the world you are the best dad ! Thank you for always making us feel safe and for loving us the way that you do.”


Lindsey Vonn

Ski champion and Under Armour athlete Lindsey Vonn thanked her father for supporting her through the long haul. She shared a collage of images with her dad throughout her career, writing, “You were there for me from the beginning and you were there for me at the end. I couldn’t have asked for a better way to finish my career than with you by my side.”


Ayesha Curry

Ayesha Curry celebrated her husband, Under Armour athlete and Golden State Warrior Steph Curry, on Instagram, posting, “Happy Father’s Day my baby. You’re the best.” The pair share three children.

Below, watch a behind-the-scenes video from Steph Curry’s FN cover shoot.

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Kawhi Leonard Wears Sweats & New Balance Sneakers at Drake’s Party

Kawhi Leonard has made headlines throughout his NBA career not only for skill on the court but also for his laser focus and cool personality.

The 27-year-old showed off that personality — and proved he’s a big fan of New Balance even when he’s not shooting hoops — as he stepped out to Drake’s party in West Hollywood, Calif. last night. Drake, who serves as a Toronto Raptors global ambassador, threw a fete for team in celebration of their NBA Championship win.


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Kawhi Leonard at Drake’s party in West Hollywood, Calif.
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A close-up look at Kawhi Leonard’s sneakers.
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Leonard, who was crowned NBA Finals MVP for the second time, kept things casual, sporting a long-sleeved neon green Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance T-shirt with pink writing. The King of the North teamed the shirt with baggy gray sweatpants.

For shoes, the baller chose the New Balance 990v4, a running sneaker based on the 30-year-old 990 silhouette. Leonard selected the kicks in a beige-gold colorway.

The shoes feature a pigskin leather and mesh upper, with a soft foam collar and a rubber outsole. They are available for purchase on Eastbay.com now and have been marked down from $175 to $155.


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The New Balance 990v4 runner.
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The athlete completed his casual look with a Raptors championship hat.

For fans wondering whether New Balance has a special championship-themed pack in the works, the answer is yes.  The company said the drop, with a date to be announced, will include a Made Exclusives 990 silhouette, a Made Exclusives 997 silhouette and custom T-shirts emblazoned with a new signature Kawhi Leonard tagline.

The Boston-based brand reentered the basketball market after a years-long hiatus when it signed Leonard in November (he formerly had a deal with Jordan Brand).

Below, watch Carmelo Anthony pose for his FN cover shoot.

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Cardi B Wows for Performance in Dior Bodysuit and White-Hot Boots

When it comes to onstage style, Cardi B’s never been one to hold back.

The 26-year-old performed in Las Vegas yesterday wearing a sensual look that ensured she stood out.

Cardi wore a monogrammed Dior bodysuit with white racing stripes going down the sides and a No. 2 written on the bottom right.

She teamed the skimpy suit with white over-the-knee boots that featured a stiletto heel and a pointed silhouette.

The Reebok ambassador wore her hair in a blond ponytail and accessorized with fishnet tights and gold jewelry.

She posted a video showing off the look to her Instagram page, captioning it, “This choppa come straight from Dior.” The video was viewed over 6.1 million times and has more than 1.5 million likes.

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The “I Like It” hitmaker was back on social media this afternoon to share a Father’s Day post for husband Offset, who has four kids.

“Happy Father’s Day my love .I love how you always thinking about your kids future and the way you love them .FATHEROF4❤❤❤,” she wrote.

Cardi posted a picture of the Migos rapper holding their baby daughter, Kulture. In the photo, Kulture wears teensy Gucci moccasins with a bucket hat and salmon-colored pants.

 

Flip through the gallery to see Cardi B’s best statement shoe moments.

Below, go behind the scenes with Meek Mill at his FN cover shoot.

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Bella Hadid Nails Comfy-Chic Airport Style in Camo & Cakestand Heels

Bella Hadid is constantly on the go, and over the years it seems like she’s developed a stylish formula for airport.

The 22-year-old arrived at JFK Airport in New York today wearing a casual-cool outfit that managed to be simultaneously comfortable and chic.


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Bella Hadid looks chic in camo and cakestand heels at the airport.
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A close-up look at Bella Hadid’s shoes.
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Hadid wore an oversized camo-print, waffle-knit shirt with a pair of black flare-legged pants.

On her feet, the supermodel sported a pair of sleek black boots with architectural cakestand heels. The boots featured a square toe and added another few inches to the 5-foot-9 star’s frame.

The Dior Beauty ambassador pulled together her casual look with her accessories, choosing gold hoop earrings, teensy black shades with red -tinted lenses and a travel-friendly black carryall. She wore her hair slicked back in a bun.


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Bella Hadid at JFK airport in New York on June 16.
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Hadid is back in New York following Milan Fashion Week Men’s. At Fashion Week, the A-lister walked in Versace’s runway show alongside older sister Gigi as well as Irina Shayk. At Versace’s show, she wore a sparkly black sequined suit with power pumps.


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Bella Hadid on the runway at Versace’s spring 2020 Milan Fashion Week Men’s show.
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When she’s not working, the “it” girl tends to select casual footwear from brands like Nike, Ugg and Dr. Martens. On the red carpet, she tends to go for high heels, favoring stilettos from brands like Christian Louboutin and Gianvito Rossi.

Flip through the gallery to see how Bella Hadid’s street style has evolved over the years.

Watch behind-the-scenes footage from Bella Hadid’s FN cover shoot here.

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Malia and Sasha Obama Master Vacation Style in Summery Shoe Looks on France Trip

School’s out for summer, and the Obama family is taking advantage.

The former first family is on a trip to Avignon, France, where President Barack Obama’s two daughters, Malia and Sasha, are showing off their summer style savvy.

Malia wore an all-white look — a major celebrity styling trend in recent months. The 20-year-old had on a backless, halter-style top, which she tucked into a pair of high-waisted jeans.


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Malia Obama wears a white halter top and strappy sandals.
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For footwear, she went with strappy black flat sandals that showcased her pedicure.


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A close-up of Malia Obama’s shoes.
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The Harvard student completed her look with a red handbag and stud earrings. She wore her hair pulled back into a messy bun.

Meanwhile, Sasha looked chic in a yellow snake-print midi dress with spaghetti straps. The 18-year-old teamed the dress with white Normas sneakers from Unif, a low-top style which features a rose embroidered detail and branding on the tongue. The kicks are available for purchase on the designer’s website, where the price has been slashed from $98 down to $73.


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Sasha Obama in a snake-print dress and white sneakers.
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A closer look at Sasha Obama’s Unif sneakers.
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Malia is a rising junior at Harvard. Sasha graduated from her high school, the prestigious Sidwell Friends in Washington, D.C., this month. While the Obama family has not officially revealed where their younger daughter will be headed to college, rumor has it she’s University of Michigan-bound.

Click through the gallery for a look at Sasha Obama’s shoe style over the years.

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Trailblazer Recipient Jada Pinkett Smith Debuts Susine Pumps at MTV Movie & TV Awards

Jada Pinkett Smith was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Saturday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. It was presented by her Girls Trip co-star Tiffany Haddish.

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“Jada has been a powerhouse since the beginning of her career and has achieved multi-hyphenate status throughout. She is the epitome of someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and we are thrilled to present her with this year’s Trailblazer Award,” said Amy Doyle, the vice president and general manager of MTV, VH1 and Logo.

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The 47-year-old actress glittered in a silver DSQUARED2 power suit and showed off her brand new black patent Susine slingback pumps from Giuseppe Zanotti’s FW19 Collection.

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While her crystal-embellished shoes are not yet available online, you will hopefully soon be able to find them at Zappos and Farfetch.

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Black Patent ‘Susine’ Slingback Pump with Embellishment

Black Patent 'SUSINE' Slingback Pump with Embellishment

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