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Must Read: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Auctions Off Golden Globes Suit for Australian Fire Relief, A New Decade of Red Carpets

Plus, the survival of Georgina Chapman and Marchesa.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge at the Golden Globes 2020 award show. 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge auctions off her Golden Globes suit for Australian fire relief
After news of the Australian wildfires took over social media and news outlets across the world, many celebrities and influencers alike have begun donating resources for relief of the fires that have engulfed most of the mainland. At this weekend’s Golden Globes, a smoke of sadness hung over the crowd as news spread of the rising deaths of animals and people caught in the fire’s path. Fleabag actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who won the best actress in a comedy or musical television series award, announced that she will auction off her Ralph & Russo suit and donate the money to fire relief in Australia. {People}

A new decade of red carpets
In 2018, a common theme made its way through Hollywood and onto red carpets as the #MeToo movement gained visibility across the country and outed film producers, directors and Hollywood personalities who were accused of rape and sexual assault. Women who attended that year’s Golden Globes wore black in support of Time’s Up. The powerful fashion statements trickled into the next year but things now seem to be back to normal. This year, the women in attendance took it up a notch with dramatic gowns and major sleeves — almost as if they were breaking free from the ominous cloud Harvey Weinstein’s and others’ actions left behind. {The New York Times}

The survival of Georgina Chapman and Marchesa
Speaking of Weinstein, the disgraced exec faces five charges of rape and assault as his trial begins today in New York. Missing from his side is his ex-wife, Georgina Chapman, founder of the infamous fashion label Marchesa. Though still in business, after Weinstein’s scandal came to light, fewer and fewer celebrities have been spotted wearing the brand. Yet, women still believe in Chapman and Marchesa. “It’s not a crime to want a Marchesa gown. If the person can separate Weinstein from his wife, then they can look at the feelings the dress exudes, not the story behind it,” argues brand consultant Dawnn Karen. {The Daily Beast}

Stormi gets her own Kylie Cosmetics collab
For Kylie Cosmetics’ upcoming Valentine’s Day collection, Kylie Jenner has collaborated with her almost-two-year-old daughter Stormi Webster. Shown on her Instagram, Webster appeared to be approving concept art for the upcoming collection, which featured pink packaging and colorful butterflies. {WWD}

The secret ateliers behind your favorite luxury brands
Ever wonder who is doing all of the intricate beading and embellishment behind some of your favorite dresses that come down the runway? Brands like Hermès, Prada and Dior are among the few who have tapped ateliers in India to do exquisite handwork for the catwalk. Some luxury brands have had no problem publicizing the secret weapons that are Indian artisans while others have kept it incredibly low-key. {Business of Fashion}

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