Kendall Jenner Lands First Cover of 2017 [V Magazine]
It was only a matter of time. Kendall Jenner has landed her first magazine cover of 2017. The 21-year-old was photographed alongside model Paul Lemaire (posing as a tattoo artist) while rocking a faux-tattoo of a snake by artist Jenai Chin. Amber Valleta, Lara Stone, Joan Smalls, Carolyn Murphy and Ellen Rosa also were photographed “getting inked” for the Mario Testino-lensed shoot.
DKNY Cancels New York Fashion Week Show [WWD]
Following the acquisition of Donna Karan International, parent company of DKNY, by G-III International at the end of last year, as well as the announcement that creative directors Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne are stepping down from their roles, DKNY has decided to bypass its position on the New York Fashion Week calendar. Instead of showing at its Feb. 15, 2 p.m. time slot, DKNY will host showroom appointments.
The Limited to Close Stores Across the Country [Racked]
After filing for bankruptcy at the end of December, The Limited has announced store closures effective across the country. According to local media outlets and Racked’s tipster, the mall staple will officially shutter all its locations on Saturday. Until that time, shoppers can get 50 percent off deals on almost all goods, including Eva Longoria’s most recent collaboration with the brand.
Turkish Designer Jailed [BBC News]
Turkish fashion designer Barbaros Sansal, a vocal critic of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development party, posted an angry video on Twitter on New Year’s Eve criticizing those out celebrating while there is “so much filth, vileness and poverty” in the world. The video was posted shortly before the attack at a Turkish nightclub that killed 39. Sansal, who was vacationing in Cyprus, was made to return to Istanbul, where he was attacked by a mob on the tarmac. He was jailed (at a facility which is also holding several journalists) upon his return for “inciting hatred among the public.” Sansal’s lawyer says he says he fears for his life.
Tim Coppens to Show Fall 2017 on Instagram Live [Hype Beast]
Tim Coppens plans to stream his fall 2017 collection via Instagram’s new live feature, which was released in November. The Belgian designer was selected by Pitti Uomo 91 as the menswear guest designer. He is scheduled to show his collection on Wednesday.