Emojis Get an Update, Paper Dolls Make a Comeback, and More

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1. Nike has tapped Louis Vuitton’s Kim Jones for their latest collaboration.

“It’s about a utilitarian approach to design and function to give the customer something they can use in different ways. That’s what I was thinking about — how to make it useful to the wearer.”

2. Vetements’ Lotta Volkova doesn’t read fashion magazines.

“The future of fashion is led by this very collective, and Lotta Volkova is one of the industry’s brightest new stars.”

3. The future is female and Emojis are getting a much needed update.

“The Unicode Consortium is also adding male and female alternates to all current emoji. This means you’ll have a female cyclist, a police woman, and a man getting a haircut.”

4. Artist Ajax Lee rethinks the “paper doll.

“Nine famous ensembles — designed by the likes of Christian Dior, Issey Miyake, Viktor & Rolf and Yves Saint Laurent — are reimagined as ‘paper doll’ clothes, propped up and positioned against live models.”

5. Commes des Garçons’ Chelsea flagship just got a major facelift.

“In addition to being newly stocked with the fall 2016 collection, the Chelsea flagship features several updates — most notably a caged display case near the entrance, which currently showcases five of Kawakubo’s 18th-century punk-themed runway looks in their boldly architectural, armorlike glory.”