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Kate Moss Is Launching a Beauty Palette [Harper’s Bazaar]
Kate Moss has partnered with Japanese brand Decorte on a beauty palette which will include the supermodel’s favorite brow, lip and eye products. Decorte will make its North American beauty debut with the Kate Moss Favorites palette at Saks Fifth Avenue stores later this month ($190). Moss has previously fronted for the brand as the face of its skincare collection, also available at Saks.
Robert Pattinson Covers the September Issue of GQ [GQ]
GQ proudly announced “The Second Coming of Robert” with their September issue cover which features the actor mean-mugging while the daunting headline, “Get Ready for President Mike Pence” looms just to his left. The actor, famous for his moody, angsty disposition, was photographed by Daniel Jackson in a Dior Homme ensemble — a fitting choice, as the actor is the face of the French fashion house’s men’s line. In the accompanying cover profile, written by the ever-entertaining Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Pattinson reveals the lengths to which he once went through to avoid the paparazzi, including riding around in the trunks of cars.
Birchbox Reportedly In Acquisition Talks with Walmart [Recode]
Birchbox is reportedly exploring sale options, including a potential deal with Walmart. The subscription box service had a rocky 2016 which included layoffs when profits couldn’t quite catch up to its rapid growth. Birchbox received a $15 million lifeline from investors last summer. Should the deal with Walmart go through, Birchbox would be Walmart’s third e-commerce business acquisition in the fashion realm since last year, having earlier bought both Bonobos (menswear) and ModCloth (womenswear).
Moon Juice Is Coming to Sephora [WWD]
Moon Juice, the Gwyneth Paltrow-approved wellness brand by L.A.’s own Amanda Chantal Bacon, is making a moon landing in Sephora. The best-selling “plant-based alchemy” products, including Dream Dust, Power Dust, Spirit Dust and even Sex Dust, will be available at 25 of the beauty mecca’s locations as well as online at Sephora.com beginning in September. Moon Juice, which is already sold at stores like Erewhon and Urban Outfitters, eventually plans to infiltrate all Sephora locations, beginning the ingestible beauty revolution.