Daily News: Alexander Wang to Return to the Catwalks, SJP Has COVID, Dior Heads to South Korea, and More! Is J.Lo engaged?!

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Alexander Wang returns after two-year hiatus, sexual assault allegations

Following sexual assault allegations against him, designer Alexander Wang is making his return to the catwalks, with a runway show and subsequent festivities inked April 19 in Los Angeles’ Chinatown. Dubbed “Fortune City,” the Pre-Fall and Fall 2022 collections to be showcased were reportedly inspired by Wang’s Chinese-American heritage, the history of Chinatown and the need to celebrate Asian American communities. The event will be organized in partnership with the Southern California organization and the historic preservation site Chinatown Corporation. This time around, the creator has also opened up the events to the public. The show will mark the first time the brand has staged a runway show since June 2019. The designer has shunned the spotlight since going viral allegations saw models Owen Mooney and Gia Garrison, among others, in the plaintiff’s seat. Their attorney then announced that Wang’s apology had been accepted and all parties were moving forward without further comment.

Alexander Wang (BFA.com)

J.Lo sparks engagement rumors

Either our eyes are deceiving us, or Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged. The actress was spotted running an errand in Los Angeles, donning a flowing silk number from Zimmerman and a huge diamond from… well, the cards read Mr. Affleck. The couple, who were previously engaged, ended their relationship in 2004 before rekindling their romance after the starlet split from MLB superstar Alex Rodriguez in July 2021. They have since purchased a $50 million mansion. dollars together in Bel-Air as well. Watch this place…

SJP tests positive for COVID

Less than two weeks after opening night, Plaza Suite’s two main stars, Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, have both tested positive for COVID. The Broadway show’s official Instagram page announced the 57-year-old actress tested positive yesterday, days after her husband, 60, caught the virus on Tuesday, forcing the production to cancel its scheduled shows Thursday afternoon and evening. No updates have yet been made regarding a return to the stage.

Prada and Theaster Gates Announce Design Lab Winners

Announced in September, the design lab is the forward-thinking product of Theaster Gates and Prada executives, Miuccia Prada, to support, empower and advance creatives of color. After assembling an inaugural committee – which included the likes of late designer Virgil Abloh, British architect Sir David Adjaye and filmmaker Ava DuVernay – the first task was to elect a board of creators to be the first named beneficiaries. . Among those in the finalized group are 14 personalities from fashion, architecture, performing arts, jewelry and accessories, technology, and more. : Tolu Coker, Germane Barnes, Maya Bird-Murphy, Brandon Breaux, Norman Teague, Summer Coleman, Salome Asega, Kenturah Davis, Yemi Amu, Kyle Abraham, Damarr Brown, Catherine Sarr, Kendall Reynolds and Mariam Issoufou. Over three years, grantees will advance the organizations mission and engage in discussions about inclusivity in the industry.

Dior will present its women’s pre-collection in Seoul

Dior is heading for Seoul! In pencil for April 30, Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative head of women’s fashion, will present the of the House Pre-fall offer on campus at Ewha University Seoul, a private women’s institute in the city. The university’s architecturally advanced grounds are not a random placement, as they advance the house’s motives of connecting at the community level, as well as paying homage to its [email protected] initiative. Credit should also be given to the existing partnership between the two entities, which was established in 2017 to inspire women and focus efforts on gender equality, in fashion and beyond. In other Dior news! The house is ramping up its events calendar with another in-person first: a men’s spring offering that will debut in Los Angeles in May. I like !

Cheetos enters the world of fashion… again!

Cheetos is making yet another fashion debut – its first being a New York Fashion Week revival a few years ago. The popular cheese snack brand has teamed up with Aéropostale to offer a tasty collection of loungewear. Conceptually out of the blue, the collection couldn’t be a more perfect move for each brand. Obviously designed for lounging on the couch with your favorite snack, the unisex collection, dubbed Aero x Cheetos, includes limited-edition t-shirts, shorts, hoodies and a hero bucket hat sewn with the Cheetos mascot. The best part? Each piece sells for less than $50. Want more? ! Get your hands on the collection here.

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