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Must Read: Sabrina Carpenter Stars in Marc Jacobs Campaign, Zendaya Bought That Vintage Givenchy Dress

Sabrina Carpenter for Marc Jacobs Pre-Fall 2024. Photo: Carin Backoff/Courtesy of Marc Jacobs

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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Sabrina Carpenter stars in Marc Jacobs Pre-Fall 2024 campaign
Marc Jacobs tapped Sabrina Carpenter to star in its Pre-Fall 2024 campaign featuring The Sack Bag. Photographed by Carin Backoff and styled by Alastair McKimm, Carpenter poses alongside different colorways and sizes of the bag. Ranging in price from $325 to $795, The Sack Bag is available now on See all of Carpenter’s campaign photos above. {Fashionista inbox}

Photo: Cindy Ord/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue

Law Roach discusses Zendaya buying that vintage Givenchy dress
In an interview with Extra’s Adam Glassman (below), Law Roach opened up about Zendaya‘s two Met Gala looks: the Maison Margiela Artisanal gown by John Galliano and the archival John Galliano for Givenchy dress. Roach shared that Zendaya bought the latter from Los Angeles vintage store Lily et Cie. “How we look at it is that we’re really supporting small businesses, and I think it’s unfair to borrow things from people who use those clothes as their livelihood,” Roach tells Glassman. {YouTube}

How much did the Met Gala raise?
This year’s Met Gala raised about $26 million for the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s Costume Institute, which is about $4 million more than the gala raised last year. Ticket prices have significantly increased since then: It cost $75,000 for a ticket to this year’s gala, compared to $50,000 last year. Typically, brands buy entire tables starting at $350,000 and invite dress the stars. {The New York Times/paywalled}

Beautycounter delays relaunch
Beautycounter will postpone its relaunch further into 2024 after founder Gregg Renfrew bought the brand back from the Carlyle Group and originally aimed to reopen May 1. In an email sent to the company’s direct sales staff on May 6, Renfrew said the company “will not be able to launch operations” as soon as hoped. Renfrew also said that the company’s economic situation was worse than expected when she regained ownership. {Business of Fashion/paywalled}

Refinery29 to take over Beautycon
Refinery29 will take over beauty trade show Beautycon as part of its plan to refocus its business towards events and branded services. This move comes after Essence magazine’s corporate parent Sundial Media Group bought Refinery29 last month for approximately $30 million. Beautycon will return as R29 Beautycon in Los Angeles this November and will blend Beautycon’s existing business with Refinery29’s beauty vertical. {Axios}

Candace Parker

Photo: Courtesy of Adidas

Adidas appoints Candace Parker as president of Adidas women’s basketball
Adidas announced on Wednesday that former WNBA player Candace Parker is the new president of Adidas women’s basketball effective immediately. Parker announced her retirement from the WNBA in April, and in her new role as president, Parker will collaborate with Adidas on elevating the future of women’s sports and oversee its women’s basketball product lines. “Stepping into this new leadership role is a deeply personal next step in my journey with Adidas,” Parker said in a statement. “From high school to college to playing pro to now, this appointment by Adidas symbolizes a shared commitment to making impactful change and setting new benchmarks for the future of women’s sports. It’s not just about products; it’s about fostering a movement focused on innovation, representation and access.” {Fashionista inbox}

Homepage image: Carin Backoff/Courtesy of Marc Jacobs

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