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Hunter Schafer is one of those celebrities that seemingly popped up out of nowhere. In 2019, she made her acting debut as Jules in the hit HBO show Euphoria, and suddenly, she was everywhere. But she didn’t actually just appear over night, Schafer actually cut her teeth in the modeling world long before she got into acting. That might be why, by the time she started hitting red carpets to promote her new projects, she already had her personal style completely figured out. Schafer has never played by the rules when it comes to dressing for events. She loves to take risks, which is why she usually gravitates toward more out-of-the-box designers like Rick Owens and Daniel Roseberry of Schiaparelli. Of course, her ambassadorship with Prada has also resulted in some best dressed list placements. She is constantly stepping out in custom looks from the house, many of which are inspired by vintage creations. Clearly, Schafer has an eye for fashion, which means every time she appears on the red carpet, it is an absolute delight. Below, we’re looking back at her short time in the spotlight, and all of the great looks she has already managed to squeeze in so far.

2023: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Los Angeles Premiere

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Schafer paired pin-straight, waist-skimming hair with her completely embellished, cut out Alexander McQueen pre-fall 2023 dress.

2023: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes World Premiere

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2023: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes European Premiere

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Schafer did not mess around during The Hunger Games press tour, and at the movie’s first premiere, held in Germany, she wore an artistic Schiaparelli fall 2023 haute couture dress that looks like it was literally

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Kyoto, the Japanese city often referred to as the country’s cultural capital, is renowned for its historic temples, its unique gardens—and its manhole covers. Unlike most sewage covers across the globe, Japan’s manhole lids are an unusual canvas for original artwork. Fans of the elaborately decorated covers, a group known as “drainspotters” or “manholers,” can now get their hands on three historic models, as Kyoto’s municipal government is, for the first time, offering up the covers to the public.

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The intricate lids have long been a source of revenue for Japan’s sewer system and a tourism draw. In response to rising interest in the covers as a collectible item, Kyoto is now putting three different obsolete versions, manufactured in 1978, 1981 and 1990, up for sale, according to The Mainichi Shimbun. While new maintenance hole lids typically cost around 60,000 yen ($400), the city’s municipal government will sell the covers for only 5,500 yen ($37) each.

The iron lids, which weigh up to 90 kg, feature designs specific to Kyoto. One displays a pattern of “court carriage” wheels, while the others show the city’s emblem at the center. As the covers have been in use for more than 30 years, they also exhibit signs of wear.

Why does Japan have such intricate manhole covers?

Custom manhole designs can be found in 95 percent of Japan’s municipalities and often contain references to the specific region’s history and culture. Even Kyoto University has its own sewage cover, complete with the institution’s abbreviation in Japanese. Hello Kitty designs are on manholes across Tama City, while Osaka’s include depictions of its famous castle. And in Hiroshima, the city’s baseball team has been honored on

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It’s just shy of 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26, and Dior’s Spring/Summer 2024 show is moments from claiming the Paris Fashion Week stage. The street outside the venue is packed with fans, and a black BMW 7 Series’ slow approach incites their feverish cheers. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo emerges from the vehicle with a four-man security detail, wearing the House’s latest designs and waving like a royal to the sea of unfamiliar faces that have been waiting just to catch a glimpse of her brisk excursion to the door from behind a comfortably-distanced barricade. This appearance, coupled with her front-row attendance at the show, garnered $1.6 million USD worth of media impact value (MIV), or online visibility. The echo mentions, or “buzz” surrounding her presence, added an extra $6.5 million USD to the total, according to online data platform Launchmetrics. In fact, Jisoo’s attendance at the Dior show alone earned more MIV than 86% of brands showcasing at the biannual fashion affair.

K-pop is this decade’s international music supernova: as it exploded from Seoul to the world, groups like BTS and BLACKPINK have corralled fandoms that level the likes of those for Beyoncé and Taylor Swift while smashing worldwide release charts and effortlessly selling out stadium tours. At first, the fashion industry was slow to welcome the South Korean stars into its notoriously exclusive circle (BTS only attended their first fashion show for Louis Vuitton in 2021, despite having debuted in 2013 and earned several No. 1 hits in the years prior), but once their inclusion was proven unprecedentedly valuable, the show invites, collaborations and ambassadorships came flowing in abundance.

In the last year alone, Cartier named BTS’ Kim Taehyung (otherwise known as V) its newest global ambassador; Loewe drafted NCT’s Taeyong; Prada enlisted all seven members of ENHYPEN; Valentino signed

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This week’s biggest headlines in fashion spanned brand launches and fame-filled campaign releases to scandalous exposés and luxury financial reports. Among the most notable reads, Kylie Jenner announced her namesake fashion label, KHY, will launch its debut collection in November, and A$AP Rocky was named the creative director of PUMA and Formula 1’s partnership.

Elsewhere, The New York Times published a new investigation that revealed adidas had excused Ye’s misconduct for almost a decade in pursuit of profits; and Kering posted revenues that declined by 13%. Rounding out the list, Maggie Smith fronted LOEWE’s latest campaign; Robert Pattinson starred in Dior’s new Icons imagery, and Balenciaga unveiled its first-ever ski capsule.

Below, Hypebeast has rounded up the top fashion stories of the week so you can stay up to date on trends in the industry.

Kylie Jenner Unveiled Her New Clothing Label, KHY

This week, Kylie Jenner pulled back the curtain on her all-new clothing line, titled Khy.

The brand, which takes its moniker from a nickname of Kylie’s, will house various other “guest designers and concepts throughout the year,” according to the Wall Street Journal. Additionally, the label aims to produce “investment pieces” for affordable prices, and nothing in Khy’s inaugural release will cost more than $200 USD.

Following the initial announcement, Khy’s official Instagram account confirmed that its debut collection, which was designed in collaboration with Namilia and features a number of black leather garments, launches online on November 1. Learn more here.

adidas Tolerated Ye’s Misconduct for Almost a Decade, According to New York Times Investigation

According to a new report from The New York Times, adidas “had been tolerating [Ye’s] misconduct behind the scenes for nearly a decade.”

The German sportswear company held onto its highly-lucrative YEEZY partnership

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ICYMI: Schoolcore, a trending subdivision of preppy style, is having a moment. Popularized by celebrities, influencers, and fashion brands — Thom Browne, Chopova Lowena, Miu Miu, etc. — the uniform (quite literally) for this youthful aesthetic is comprised of a few key staples, namely, dress shirts, blazers, and plaid skirts. Still, the look is at its best when it veers slightly off course. That may look like swapping out loafers for combat boots or putting on a graphic tee in lieu of a button-down — but the variations don’t end there.


We caught up with fashion influencers Cara Lovello, Summer Rachel Warren, and Mercedes Gonzalez Mayo, who shared their favorite ways to wear a school girl outfit today. If you ask us, between HBO Max’s Gossip Girl and movies like 2022’s Do Revenge, there may be no better time than now to attempt this trend (that is, if you haven’t already). Ready to incorporate Britney Spears’s “Baby One More Time” vibes into your wardrobe?



Keep reading for 11 school girl outfit ideas, plus product recommendations and styling tips straight from fashion insiders.



Show Off Your Socks

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Long socks have become an essential part of the preppy look, whether they’re crew length or knee-high. While they’re most often paired with loafers and babydoll shoes, we’re partial to these ballet flats, which give the popular aesthetic a refreshing update.



Try a Graphic T-Shirt

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If you’re hoping for a more casual feel with an Indie Sleaze spin, trade your standard button-down for a graphic tee instead. This quick switch is an easy yet effective way to get your school girl outfit to stand out among the crowd.



Add Some Edge with Combat Boots

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For a twist on the schoolcore trend, Lovello suggested ditching the Mary Janes and

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Of all the aesthetics Instagram has made famous, “cottagecore” is probably one of our favorites. There’s something about the voluminous silhouettes, soft floral patterns, and earth tones that feel oh-so-dreamy — plus, a tad escapist, too — and honestly, we can’t get enough. Although the trend naturally leans conservative, it can be interpreted in myriad ways.


For instance, celebs and fashion influencers are stepping out in cottagecore styles that are way less Little House on the Prairie and far more risqué. Has your fashion antennae perked up yet? We hope so because the options are endless, from peasant blouses to straw accessories. So, if you’re after a slice of bucolic life à la whimsical style of dress, you’ve come to the right place.


Ahead, we’ve rounded up our favorite cottagecore outfits that bring Victorian-era-inspired romance to the 21st century (thanks, Bridgerton).



Cinch with a Belt

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If you’re worried that your cottagecore style will look too matronly, don’t. This sheer lace number with tapered sleeves gets a touch of sophistication with the help of nothing more than a black belt and boots.





Wear a Dress Over Pants

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Although your simple puff sleeve dress can be worn on its own and nail cottagecore without even trying, consider a slight variation. Add your dress over your jeans and land a super on-trend style without all the effort. For a pop of color and preppy flair, layer a sweater or jacket over your shoulders.



Throw on a Vest

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Prairie blouses are the pinnacle of cottagecore, but if you want to add a touch of personality to the otherwise sweet and innocent look, add a vest. Care to go a bit more sultry? Try a corset to accentuate

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The annual Vogue 25 list has been a platform to honour remarkable women who are driving British society forward since its establishment in 2018. According to British Vogue, this year’s lineup is not only incredibly impressive but also features pioneering individuals achieving success on their own terms, including some renowned Asians. Among them is broadcaster Naga Munchetty, who has expanded her accomplishments to include advocating for women’s health. Then there’s Kruti Patel Goyal, the CEO of Depop, who is redefining the future of fashion. Also, part of this outstanding group is theatre director Indu Rubasingham, admired for her diverse programming.

Equally significant are the accomplished women who have taken on new roles after decades in the public eye. The former Duchess of Cornwall, now Queen Consort, is refocusing attention on important causes she has long championed. While Baroness Hallett has returned to the media spotlight in order to spearhead the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.

Discover the complete lineup of extraordinary leaders and luminaries shaping today’s and tomorrow’s Britain.

Naga Munchetty, broadcaster

Naga Munchetty, the journalist renowned for her work on BBC Breakfast and Radio 5 Live, is not easily rattled. With a track record of delivering live reports on major events ranging from the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II to the apprehension of Saddam Hussein, she has demonstrated unwavering composure.

However, when confronted with the prospect of sharing her own distressing encounters with adenomyosis, a gynaecological health condition, she admits to feeling substantial nervousness. Despite these apprehensions, at 48 years old, she pressed forward with determination.

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Munchetty embarked on the creation of a radio show that intimately chronicled her personal battle with the painful ailment, a condition estimated to affect one in 10 women but is plagued by obscurity, with minimal references

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Jared Leto cosplayed Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette, at the 2023 Met Gala.

The “House of Gucci” star made his fifth appearance in a full fur suit, dressing as the late designer’s beloved cat Monday evening, themed to honor the legacy of Lagerfeld.

The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman — who is set to star in and produce a biopic of the late Chanel fashion designer — eventually removed the detachable head and was all smiles as he displayed the eerily-realistic costume of Lagerfeld’s famous Birman cat.

Chouppette was originally rumored to be making her own Met Gala debut but ultimately stayed home.

Leto, 51, later changed into a black ensemble, featuring a silver neckline. He paired the look with a black cape that showcased white shoulder pads.

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Jared Leto made his fifth appearance at the Met Gala in a full fur suit in honor of Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette.
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The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman had people guessing when he showed up in an eerily identical human-sized Choupette costume.
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The “Suicide Squad” star finished his second look off with black gloves and a smoky eye.

The multi-hyphenate wasn’t the only star to hit the carpet as the beloved feline.


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Doja Cat also made her debut wearing synthetics on her face to appear as feline-esk as possible.

At the 2022s Met Gala, Leto was mistaken for a “mystery man” on the carpet who was later revealed to be Fredrik Robertsson.

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Leto is set to star in a biopic of the late Chanel designer.
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Leto later made an outfit change.
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Robertsson, who wore a silver Iris Van Herpen jumpsuit with silver structured wings, was mistaken as a

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Monday, May 8, 2023, The Fashion Group International (FGI) held its 27th Annual Rising Star Awards, which celebrated and honored this year’s finalists and emerging talent. On the heels of the Accessories Council Excellence Awards (ACE) black-tie gala on May 3, which took place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, honoring Wolverine as the brand of the year, celebrating the 140th anniversary, the FGI award show also recognized new talent in fashion, beauty, and related industries.

The annual FGI Rising Star Awards luncheon has revamped its awards categories for the 2023 iteration. The new slate of awards offered gender-inclusive categories recognizing finalists in fashion, like accessories, fine jewelry, beauty, sustainability, retail, collaborations, and related entrepreneurial categories. The ticketed red-carpet luncheon took place in New York City at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, with views of Manhattan and the Hudson River to gleam on the finalists who yearned for this kind of recognition.

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