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Must Read: Opening Ceremony Acquired by Farfetch-Owned New Guards Group, Working for an Influencer Is the Next Big Job in Fashion

Plus, Revolve hosts “Bachelor” group date.

Co-Founders of Opening Ceremony Humberto Leon and Carol Lim at the launch of “Mickey the True Original” at Disneyland. 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Opening Ceremony acquired by Farfetch-owned New Guards Group
New Guards Group, the luxury fashion holding company based out of Milan behind influential streetwear brands Off-White and Heron Preston, has acquired the Opening Ceremony trademark and intellectual property, with plans to take over production of the brand’s in-house line. According to Business of Fashion, Opening Ceremony founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim will remain as co-creative directors and will continue to own the retail business and the four existing stores. {Business of Fashion

Working for an influencer is the next big job in fashion
The ever-growing influencer world is providing the sort of entry-level fashion industry opportunities that have become scarce at publishers and public relations firms. These jobs typically involve long hours and unglamorous work, but they can provide experience building a brand that industry newcomers would be unlikely to have with an established fashion label. {Business of Fashion

In a stroke of genius, Revolve hosts “Bachelor” group date
The U.K.’s “Love Island” has been dancing circles around our homegrown “Bachelor” franchise for years, but this season ABC decided to step up its game by taking product placement to the next level. The retailer hosted a group date, which had Peter’s girls strutting the catwalk in casual and eveningwear looks of their choice. In an “America’s Next Top Model” twist, the runway walks were judged by Janice Dickenson, Carson Kressley and Revolve’s Raissa Gerona, and then their favorite girl was given $20,000 worth of Revolve clothing. Forget Hannah Ann, the real winner of Monday night’s episode was Revolve. {Glamour

Lawsuit filed against the city of San Francisco over fur ban 
On Monday, the International Fur Federation sued San Francisco in an effort to block a ban on the sale of fur, which took full effect on Jan. 1. An official press statement from the Fur Information Council of America (FICA) applauds the lawsuit, arguing the fur ban “opens the door to greater infringement on consumer choice” and was “driven by ideological animal liberation radicals.” {Fashionista inbox}

11 Honoré previews its upcoming private label on Chrissy Metz
The custom black beaded wrap gown that “This is Us” star Chrissy Metz star wore to Sunday’s Critic’s Choice Awards marked the red carpet debut of 11 Honoré‘s private label. The size-inclusive e-tailer’s CEO and founder Patrick Herning tells Vogue that the collection, which launches later this year, is made up of “pared-back essentials that can be worn time and time again with an emphasis on luxurious fabrics and incredible fit.” {Vogue

Alessandro Michele talks relevance and risks
In the midst of Milan Fashion Week Men’s, Guy Trebay caught up with Alessandro Michele to discuss his success at Gucci and his next steps. “I started in this business 25 years ago and I’m lucky because I’m still working by my stomach,” Michele says of his powerful gut instincts in The New York Times piece. “I don’t know what is next. I’m not a bitch, but the relationship is open.” {The New York Times

Before Instagram face, there was Dr. Fredric Brandt
The so-called “Baron of Botox” is gone, but the smooth, plump, ageless face he created lives on. In a feature accompanying a new podcast dubbed “The Baron of Botox,” Justine Harman chronicles the life of Dr. Fredric Brandt, the man who redefined cosmetic dermatology. {Medium

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Source: Fashionista.com

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