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Must Read: Dahyun of Twice Named Michael Kors Ambassador, Gap Appoints CEO From Mattel

Photo: Courtesy of Michael Kors

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Michael Kors names Twice’s Dahyun as newest ambassador
Michael Kors has tapped K-Pop star Dahyun of the group Twice as its newest global brand ambassador. The 25-year-old singer has built a relationship with the brand over the years, attending its last two NYFW runways. “I’m excited to embrace the world of music and performance with Dahyun,” said Kors in statement. “She’s energetic, animated and has truly captured a global audience. From her incredible talent to her individual style, she’s the perfect representation of our brand.” Dahyun’s official duties as ambassador begin with the Fall/Holiday 2023 campaign for Michael Michael Kors. {Fashionista inbox}

Gap appoints new CEO from Mattel
Gap Inc. has named Richard Dickson, Mattel’s current chief operation officer, as its new CEO and president, effective August 22. As the clothing brand had been without a chief executive officer since last summer, the lengthy search for a company leader has to come to an end with Dickson’s appointment. “Gap Inc. is a portfolio of iconic brands, known for having defined American style with bold thinking and making quality fashion accessible to millions. But it’s the work ahead that excites me most – the chance to work hand-in-hand with the teams to evolve Gap Inc. for a new era,” Dickson shared in a statement. {Fashionista inbox}

London Fashion Week releases provisional schedule
The provisional schedule for London Fashion Week has been announced.​​ Taking place from Sept. 15-19, LFW’s Spring 2024 lineup includes big names like Burberry, JW Anderson and Simone Rocha, debuts from Newgen designers and space for Ukrainian designers to showcase their work as part of Ukrainian Fashion Week. See the schedule here. {Fashionista inbox}

Stefano Tonchi joins TheWrap
Fashion publishing veteran Stefano Tonchi has joined media and entertainment site TheWrap as a consulting style editor and the executive editor of its forthcoming coffee table book: “TheWrapBook” will center around fashion in Hollywood and be released next spring. Tonchi has previously worked at top publications such as L’Uomo Vogue, The New York Times’ T magazine and W. {Business of Fashion/paywalled}

Pat McGrath Labs arrives at Ulta Beauty
Pat McGrath Labs will now be available at Ulta Beauty, which joins the brand’s roster of retailers including Sephora and Bluemercury. The launch is part of Ulta’s new luxury concept. While only select Ulta locations will carry the products by the end of this month, the full assortment will be available online in September, WWD‘s James Manso reports. {WWD/paywalled}

Girlfriend Collective launches new resale platform
With the activewear brand‘s new “Girlfriend to Girlfriend” resale program, customers can now buy and sell all of their gently-worn Girlfriend pieces. The platform, which works through partner program Treet, was created to promote secondhand clothing use and greater sustainability in fashion. Sellers list and ship their own items and can earn 80% of the listing price or 100% in store credit. {Fashionista inbox}

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