Setting her sights on saving children around the world, Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown has been announced as UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill ambassador. The news appropriately coincided with the United Nations’ celebration of World Children’s Day, as the Emmy-nominated actress introduced her aim to call on world leaders to start putting children at the top of their political agendas–and she isn’t alone. The actor also stars in UNICEF’s #GoBlue campaign alongside the likes of Dua Lipa and Lilly Singh. [Teen Vogue]

Zoofari and the Taronga Conservation Society have partnered with Jac + Jack on a unique T-shirt collaboration, in the name of animal conservation. The brand has engaged renowned US-based Australian visual artist Jonathan Zawada to design an echidna print for the collaboration. The likes of Tash Sefton, Bella Thomas and Anna Feller have already rallied around the campaign, with Jac + Jack’s Jac Hunt saying, “We love bringing our network of like-minded and talented people together to highlight projects like this, that in our small way we can join together with others to have lasting impact.” All proceeds from the T-shirt’s sale will fund animal protection and ongoing research conservation. [Vogue inbox]

Representing a playful take on traditional holiday preparations, Hugo Boss has joined forces with Australian artist Jeremyville on a new collection and campaign for the festive season. Hugo Boss’ sleek designs collides with Jeremyville’s thought-provoking work, featuring a cityscape inhabited with a unique cast of characters in the artist’s distinctive, cartoon style. The designs are printed in bright colour on document holders, scarves and luggage tags. [Vogue inbox]

Mark your calendars, legendary shoe designer Steve Madden is set to relaunch in Australia this December with the opening of two new retail stores and a dedicated online shopping platform, which will go live on December 1. Inspired by rock and roll and his New York roots, Madden’s vision to provide on-trend women and men with an outlet to express their individuality is innovative, daring and inspiring.  The global footwear brand, founded in 1990, will open on December 8 at Melbourne’s Highpoint Shopping Centre, and Robina Town Centre at the Gold Coast on December 15, with a further six stores set to open next year. [Vogue inbox]

Eco-conscious brand Lè Buns is making a difference this Christmas, partnering with women’s charity Share the Dignity. The intimates and swimwear label will match every pair of organic cotton underwear sold by donating a pair to a woman in need throughout Australia. “Everyone deserves to be afforded the dignity of clean underwear and basic hygiene essentials that many of us take for granted,” says Lè Buns founder and creative director Keisha Dessaix. “As a label that endeavours to empower women we are proud to partner with Share the Dignity in aiding and raising awareness in the community of those in need.” The Australian charity organisation works to provide sanitary products to homeless and women in need, alongside advocating for women who are at risk or experiencing domestic violence. [Vogue inbox]

A unique collaboration of art and design will travel from the streets of Los Angeles to the centre of Melbourne next month thanks to Australian fashion house Bassike. The brand’s Rankins Lane store will transform into a gallery displaying street photography from Los Angeles’ homeless youth. The photos on display were initially published in a zine called Freeway, created by young people frequenting non-profit organisation, My Friend’s Place. Bassike further collaborated with creatives Glen Luchford and Alex McWhirter, who have worked with Gucci, Vogue and Raf Simons respectively, to create a limited edition Bassike x Freeway T-shirt, and a printed series of youth’s photography. Both will be available for purchase from the Rankins Lane store between November 26 and December 7, with all profits set to be donated directly to My Friend’s Place. [Vogue inbox]

Paspaley’s Kimberley bracelet is the ethical gift that gives twice this Christmas, with 25 per cent of the purchase price donated to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Worn by the likes of Tash Sefton, journalist Tracey Spicer and Vogue’s own editor-in-chief Edwina McCann, each bracelet is one-of-a-kind, featuring Australian South Sea pearls and sandalwood. Sales have already donated $500,000 to Garvan’s Genomic Cancer Medicine Program clinical trials–a last resort for people with cancer who have nowhere else to turn. “Garvan’s program has the potential to significantly improve the survival rate of cancer sufferers globally, now and for all future generations,” says director of merchandise, Chris Paspaley. “This is world-changing and exciting. We feel privileged to be part of it.” [Vogue inbox]

The wait is finally over–Hedi Slimane’s spring/summer 2019 accessories collection for Celine will debut in-store on November 26. The highly-anticipated collection will be available across all Australian stores, including Westfield’s Sydney flagship and Melbourne’s Chadstone boutiques, as well as at David Jones concession stores. The ready-to-wear collection will arrive in-store early next year. Slimane will also show during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris this January, following on from his September debut as the house’s new artistic, creative and image director. [Vogue inbox]

Louis Vuitton’s creative director Nicolas Ghesquière is on the move again, announcing on Instagram that he has his sights set on New York City for the presentation of the brand’s resort 2020 collection. The resort show will take place on May 8, 2019, and in keeping with his preference for venues that are architectural marvels, no typical studio space or waterside pier will do for the runway presentation—so be sure to watch this space. [Fashionista]


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