Layla Ilchi

Layla Ilchi is the trending news reporter at WWD, covering fashion, entertainment and celebrity news. She is an NYU alum and is currently a student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Layla has previously written for publications like New York Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and V Magazine.

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How Jeffrey Epstein Is Linked to Fashion, Media and President Trump

The new Netflix docu-series, “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,” provides insight into Epstein’s close ties with prominent public figures.

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#AmplifyMelanatedVoicesChallenge Gains Traction on Instagram

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#AmplifyMelanatedVoicesChallenge Gains Traction on Instagram

The social media campaign urges users to spotlight black and brown voices who are doing social justice work.

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Facebook HQ building Facebook headquarters, Dublin, Ireland - 14 Sep 2018

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Facebook Employees Protest Inflammatory Trump Posts With Virtual Walkout

The protest is a response to chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to remove the president’s posts suggesting violence over widespread looting.

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Music Industry Calls for ‘Blackout Tuesday’ After George Floyd’s Death

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Music Industry Calls for ‘Blackout Tuesday’ After George Floyd’s Death

Several major music studios are calling for a blackout on June 2 to bring awareness to police brutality and racial injustice across the country.

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How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

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How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

The Pride-themed collections and community-driven initiatives that are supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

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Top Searched Celebrities During Coronavirus Quarantine

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These Are the Top Searched Celebrities During the Coronavirus Quarantine

The list includes Kylie Jenner’s makeup-free paparazzi photos and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s pet donkeys.

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Most Followed Fashion and Beauty Brands on TikTok

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The Top 10 Most Followed Fashion and Beauty Brands on TikTok

Many fashion and beauty brands have been early adopters of the Gen Z-favorite social media platform.

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WWD Joins TikTok's Creative Learning Fund

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WWD Joins TikTok’s Creative Learning Fund

WWD is the only fashion brand participating in the initiative’s launch.

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5 Summer 2020 Fashion Collaborations

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5 Summer 2020 Fashion Collaborations to Watch Out For

While the coronavirus pandemic has shaken up summer plans, five designer collaborations are here to add some excitement to the socially distant season.

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What to Know About HBO Max

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What to Know About New Streaming Service HBO Max

The new streaming service is creating a “Gossip Girl” reboot and a “Friends” reunion special.

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Naomi Campbell's Most Iconic Runway Moments

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Seven Iconic Naomi Campbell Runway Moments

WWD looks back at some of the supermodel’s most memorable catwalks in honor of her 50th birthday.

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Jeffree Star Responds to Backlash Over ‘Cremated’ Makeup Collection

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Jeffree Star Responds to Backlash Over ‘Cremated’ Makeup Collection

The beauty vlogger and brand founder is under fire for his ill-themed makeup collection amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Megan Thee Stallion Named Savage x Fenty Brand Partner

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Megan Thee Stallion, Rihanna Team Up for New Savage x Fenty Lingerie Campaign

“Meg is the energy we were looking for,” said Rihanna.

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Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin An Unforgettable Evening Honours Hilary Swank, Beverly Hills, California, America - 20 Feb 2008February 20, 2008 - Beverly Hills, CA.Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin .Saks Fifth Avenue's Unforgettable Evening benefitting Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) Women's Cancer Research Fund.Photo by Alex Berliner®Berliner Studio/BEImages

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Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

The couple has agreed to a plea deal in the case that made headlines in 2019.

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Kendall Jenner75th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 07 Jan 2018

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Kendall Jenner to Pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival Lawsuit

The model has settled the lawsuit over her Instagram post related to the failed 2017 music festival.

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