We round up the fashion and industry news of the week, so you don’t have to.
INDUSTRY INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK
“Everyone thinks I’m going to be a cow.” Victoria Beckham has publicly acknowledged her bitchface at a Vogue Festival panel (we don’t hold it against you, VB). In the meantime, enjoy some vintage Beckham, courtesy of her solo career. [Telegraph]
OBLIGATORY ‘RELENTLESS EXPANSION INTO ASIA’ HEADLINE
H&M, continuing its plans of world domination, will spend £130 million on expansion and opening 50 stores in India. Meanwhile, Asos (above) has announced its plan to open a site in China after posting a 19% increase in profit. [BoF, Guardian]
MOST ENVY-INDUCING MODEL NEWS STORY
Runway model Kendra Spears is set to marry into royalty after announcing her engagement to Prince Rahim Aga Khan. Her soon-to-be father-in-law, the Aga Khan, is the spiritual leader to a global community Shi’a Muslims. That’s right – she’s basically going to become a princess and a religious figure. They look great together (we said, through barely gritted teeth). [Daily Beast]
CLICKTIVIST LINK OF THE WEEK
The search for survivors in the Bangladesh factory collapse continues. The collapse, which caused an estimated 299 deaths, has ignited a petition to stop fashion retailers using dangerous and unethical garment manufacturers. Wanna do something about it? Make your voice heard with this petition. [Change.org]
AWKWARD INSTAGRAM OF THE WEEK
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