Tyra Banks is opening a theme park, the Kanye West efficiency at Philipp Plein seems to be a rip-off, and extra.
Tyra Banks is Opening a Modelland Theme Park
Tyra Banks, who launched a era of individuals to the time period ‘smize,’ is all set to launch a brand new challenge. The America’s Next Top Model creator and supermodel introduced this week that she’s engaged on a theme park referred to as Modelland that may open at Santa Monica Place shopping center someday this yr. “Modelland will be a 21,000-square-foot, ticketed attraction creating a fantasy version of the modelling world,” experiences WWD. According to Banks, it would enable guests to “be the dream version of themselves.” Her imaginative and prescient for Modelland is a spot the place “men, women, families, all generations can come and enter this model world for a day, have a fun shopping experience, and an eventful meal.” [WWD]
Iris Apfel Signs a Modelling Contract with IMG
The 97-year-old isn’t any stranger to the vogue world. She’s been a road type star for many years, she’s fronted campaigns for manufacturers like Macy’s and Kate Spade, and she or he’s been the topic of not only a documentary movie about her type but additionally a vogue exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And now the legend is “officially” a mannequin repped by IMG, the identical world company that works with Kate Moss, Chrissy Teigen, Karlie Kloss and Gigi Hadid. [Fortune]
Philipp Plein Gets Scammed by Someone Pretending to be Kanye West
Designer Philipp Plein’s invitation to his upcoming A/W ’19 present at New York Fashion Week reportedly acknowledged that Kanye West can be performing, however seems he’s not. According to TMZ, somebody who is aware of West contacted the designer pretending to be his rep, and made a seven-figure bogus deal for West to carry out at Plein’s present on February 11. The man, who TMZ describes as a “former friend” of Ye’s, reportedly solid West’s signature on the contract and even acquired a $900,000 advance. [Cosmopolitan]