Solange Knowles Named the Face of Madewell

Madewell's New Face, Tavi Gevinson's Film Role, and Betsey Johnson's New Frocks


Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.

  • Solange Knowles is making her debut as the new face of Madewell, marking her first major contract with a clothing label. She previously worked with Rimmel London and as a brand ambassador for Armani. [The Cut]

  • Tavi Gevinson has signed with Hollywood talent agency UTA and is set to make her first film appearance in a Nicole Holofcener film next year. The movie is untitled, but the cast already includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, and Toni Collette. [The Hollywood Reporter]

  • Betsey Johnson, who declared bankruptcy three months ago, will debut a new line of "solid and printed sexy, flowing dresses" at her retrospective runway show during New York Fashion Week. [WWD]

  • Meanwhile, The Great Gatsby — which was supposed to ring in a new fascination with the style of the Roaring Twenties this December — has seen its release date delayed until Summer 2013. [Racked]

  • Fashion editor Annette Lamothe-Ramos wore a traditional burqa around New York City for one day and documented the experience. [Vice]

  • Nicole Miller has expanded her company's social media platform to include a page on VYou, where users can answer submitted questions with short videos. [VYou]
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