A funny thing happened along the way as Whitney Wolfe Herd launched and then grew Bumble.
The dating app, which placed women in the power seat when it came to the courting game, jostled loose and found holes in the way of connecting — whether it be for love or careers. To that end Herd’s bash Wednesday evening — an intimate gathering with ocean waves crashing in the background at Nobu Malibu — was not held just to ring in the new Bumble Bizz professional networking feature for the Los Angeles market, but as a celebration of Bumble’s evolution since its 2014 launch.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion