Celebrity Beauty: Must Read: Teens Prefer Ulta to Sephora, Kering Sets Guidelines to Improve Animal Welfare

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Celebrity Beauty: Must Read: Teens Prefer Ulta to Sephora, Kering Sets Guidelines to Improve Animal Welfare

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Celebrity Beauty: Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Teens prefer Ulta to Sephora

Generation Z prefers Ulta to Sephora by a margin of 57% to 43%, according to a survey of 350 girls aged 15 to 21 conducted by Perksy on behalf of Business of Fashion. Ulta likely won over teens because of its product mix that plays into their indifference to segmentation by price. {Business of Fashion

Kering sets guidelines to improve animal welfare 

Kering published new animal welfare standards on Friday in order to ensure the humane treatment of animals across the group’s luxury brands. The company’s freshly issued guidelines support prohibiting intensive farming and the use of sub-therapeutic antibiotic treatments, and also call for regenerative grazing. {Reuters}  

Whoopi Goldberg takes fashion 

Whoopi Goldberg, the casually dressed front-row fixture at New York Fashion Week, is coming out with a size-inclusive contemporary line of comfortable, graphic separates, tunics and dresses. Dubbed Dubgee, the line launches May 15 on Amazon, Ashley Stewart, Le Tote and Neiman Marcus, with prices ranging from about $90 to $400. Business of Fashion caught up with the accomplished actor and zebra-print Croc wearer to discuss her design process and laid-back aesthetic. {Business of Fashion

What Rihanna’s LVMH deal means for the future of celebrity and fashion branding

On Friday, Rihanna and LVMH officially confirmed that they are going into the fashion business together under the Fenty banner in a move that could change the future of Hollywood dealmaking in the fashion space. “In the past, celebs have become brand ambassadors, and they have had partnerships that involved this many days of PR, event attendances, this many photo shoots, video shoots and usage rights. The celeb didn’t really participate in the creative process,” says Stacy Jones, chief executive officer of entertainment marketing firm Hollywood Branded Inc. “But with the advent of social media, people started seeing they could take more control, because they could start seeing the impact they were having on the brand.” Now, it’s about how a celebrity can own a brand. {WWD

Hatch raises $5 million in funding

Hatch, the maternity apparel brand started by Ariane Goldman in 2011, has secured $5 million in Series A funding from venture equity capital firm Silas Capital. With the capital injection, Goldman plans to open more physical store locations, as well as hire more staff and create new products, including clothes for the fourth trimester, or after-baby wear. {Fashionista inbox} 

Farfetch enters the resale business

Farfetch is tapping into the multibillion-dollar resale market with a new service that allows customers to sell their pre-owned luxury handbags in exchange for credit on the site. Customers selling their pre-owned bags on Farfetch will be offered a price within two business days of uploading images of the item online. Upon accepting the price, customers will then send the bag to Farfetch via a free courier pick-up and receive the corresponding credit upon verification. {WWD

Tyler Mitchell shares highlights from his first solo exhibition 

Last year, Tyler Mitchell became the first Black photographer — and one of the youngest — to shoot the cover of Vogue. Now, Mitchell’s first solo exhibition, “I Can Make You Feel Good,” is on display at Foam in Amsterdam. The exhibit includes images from his personal and commissioned work, which together paint intimate portraits of Black life. In an interview with The New York Times, the 24-year-old photographer shares five pieces from the show that highlight his vision of optimism, playfulness and freedom. {The New York Times

Designers need to be careful when mining the past for inspiration 

Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs have both come under close scrutiny for their sartorial interpretations of the protected past. In March, the son of Steve McQueen argued that the design and marketing tied to Tom Ford’s shawl-collar wool cardigans infringe on Steve McQueen trademarks. In January, Nirvana sued Marc Jacobs over the brand’s Redux Grunge collection. These recent cases pose a common question in fashion legal circles: When does homage become infringement? {WWD

Inside the James Charles vs. Tati Westbrook feud 

YouTubers James Charles and Tati Westbrook’s drama started with Sugar Bear Hair, the gummy vitamins that former “Bachelor” contestants get paid big money to promote. Charles posted about the gummies, which directly compete with Westbrook’s beauty supplements, on his Instagram Story during Coachella. Charles apologized, but Westbrook still felt the need to air her grievances with the YouTube star on Friday in a 43-minute long video that resulted in Charles losing more than a million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Charles then released a much shorter video apologizing to Westbrook, but he is still losing followers. {The Cut

Nike unveils 2019 Women’s World Cup campaign

Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis, Nike‘s latest installment of its “Dream With Us” campaign features the U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team and their influence on young athletes. You can watch the video, which includes appearances by Gabby Douglas, Lacey Baker and more, below. {Fashionista inbox} 

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