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A Blogger on Vogue’s Cover, and More of Today’s News


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Vogue’s blogger cover star…

Successful style blogger Chiara Ferragni made history this month for being the first blogger to ever be featured on the cover of Vogue. The Italian native, who currently graces the cover of Vogue España’s April issue, is a huge name in the blogosphere—not only does she have an Instagram fan base of more than 3.4 million followers, she also has her own footwear label and appeared on the cover of Lucky alongside two other bloggers earlier this year. [Who What Wear]

Chanel moves one step closer to e-comm…

Chanel is planning to globally harmonize the price of three of its most popular handbag styles—the 11.12, the Boy bag, and the 2.55. The company is hoping that aligning prices will help to prevent questions of authenticity and allow the brand to eventually launch a global e-commerce platform. [British Vogue]

Permira to sell Hugo Boss…

Permira is set to sell its remaining stake in Hugo Boss. The buyout firm owns 11.9 percent of the company, which is equal to 8.4 million shares. The sale of the stake, which is valued at 996.2 million euros, will reportedly double Permira’s original investment. [Business of Fashion]

A new site for modern designer lovers…, a sales site for modern design products, launched today. The site was created by Bradford Shellhammer, the cofounder of, who assured Fashionista, “It’s not just a reboot of Fab.” He explained, “There are similarities, sure, but the brand feels very different.” Bezar is a flash sales site, much like Fab was originally, and will retail products from many of the same vendors. [Fashionista]

YSL’s scandalous side…

The Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent is launching a new exhibit, La Collection du Scandale, which focuses on YSL’s 1971 Spring Couture collection. Inspired by the 1940s, the collection caused a stir due to its references to the Nazi occupation of Paris at that time. The exhibit will open in Paris this Thursday and run through July 19. [WWD]

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