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In Case You Missed It: What Happened in Fashion, Art, Pop Culture While You Were Busy
Last week, multiple fashion and art collaborations took place from commissioned illustrations, films...
Entertainment 15 Aug 2016

Last week, multiple fashion and art collaborations took place from commissioned illustrations, films, and advertising campaigns embracing diversity. Additionally, Harper’s Bazaar gives us a sneak peek of a Princess Diary, while Mr Playboy Hugh Hefner gets a short documentary/series about his life. Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York takes fashion and art up a notch unpacking fabulous fashionable creations from the 18th century through today.
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1. Amazon to Produce ‘Docuseries’ About Playboy Art Collector Hugh Hefner
Photo: Hypebeast
Amazon has recently announced they will be streaming a short “docuseries” about Playboy and art collector Hugh Hefner’s life in 13 episodes in “American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story”. The series will be available next year highlighting his 60-year career as head of the iconic publication “Playboy” — nude scenes not included.
2. Juliana Huxtable To Be The Face of H&M x Kenzo’s New Campaign
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Popular high street label H&M and French fashion house Kenzo and have tapped DJ and artist Juliana Huxtable, musician Oko Ebombo, activist Amy Sall and make up artist Isamaya Ffrench as the faces of their collaboration campaign. Launching this November 3rd, the selection of women is applauded by the media, for its embrace of diversity.
3. Gucci and Conde Nast Partner Up For Greek Tale Inspired Film Project
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Gucci and leading media brand Conde Nast are teaming up on a new film project. It will showcase the luxury fashion house’s 2016 Pre-Fall collection. This inaugural collaboration will feature a four-episode series, directed by Gia Coppola.
4. British Fashion Site Farfetch Commissions Exclusive Illustrations by Korean Artist
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Korean illustrator Jaesuk Kim has created five illustrations exclusively for Farfetch, inspired by renowned luxury fashion brands’ pre-fall collections from Marni, Fendi and Dion Lee to name but a few.
5. Princess Diary: The Life of Gallery Girl Princess Eugenie of York
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Ever wanted to know what it would be like to be a princess for a day? Harper’s Bazaar gets a sneak peek of Princess Eugenie Of York’s life in 12hours. In a diary format, she recounts her day juggling from being a young royal to having a modern career as a gallery girl at Hauser & Wirth in London.
6. Fashion As Art in MET’s “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion” Exhibit
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Expanding from Metropolitan Museum of Art’s previous exhibition “Manus x Machina”, exploring the relationship between fashion and technology, The Costume Institute will launch a similar new exhibition come Fall. This new show will examine fashion as art and as a historical document in “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion.” It will unveil their acquisitions from the past decade including materials from the 18th century through today.
 
Photos via: Hypebeast, Artnet, Buro247, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue

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