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It looks like the Weeknd isn’t done singing about Selena Gomez and their relationship that ended in October 2017. E! reports that The Weeknd registered a song called “Like Selena” in the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers directory. The Weeknd is listed as a writer and performer by his real name, Abel Tesfaye.

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The entry making headlines comes as The Weeknd teased on his Instagram yesterday that he is about to release new music. The singer reactivated his Instagram and posted an image captioned, “the fall starts tomorrow night.” This means that within 24 hours, a new song will be out—potentially even the “Like Selena” track, although it’s unclear which song will be released at this point.

The Weeknd has sung about Gomez before on his My Dear Melancholy album. When performing one of the songs live at Coachella, “Call Out Your Name,” The Weeknd cried on stage, hinting even months after that the split still had some effect on him.

The Weeknd dated Gomez from January 2017 to October 2017. Shortly after the two split, Gomez started dating Justin Bieber again. Bieber and Gomez’s romance ended for good in March 2018. The Weeknd started dating his ex-girlfriend Bella Hadid again in 2018, but the two reportedly broke up in August 2019.

When Gomez and The Weeknd ended their relationship, sources blamed it on their differing schedules. When People first reported the split, a source told the outlet, “She and Abel have been going back and forth for a few months about their relationship. It’s been hard with him being on tour and her shooting in New York. That wasn’t easy on them.”

Gomez “always made an effort” to go to The Weeknd’s concerts when she could, but “that played a part in them getting distant. It’s over for now, but they’re still in touch.”

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“If you love H&M and Zara I’m sorry- you’re going to hate this episode,” warns Minhaj.

After Saudi Arabia, Amazon and the NRA, Hasan Minhaj has found his next target: the fashion industry. In the latest episode of his award-winning Netflix show Patriot Act, the comedian and commentator dove not just into the practices of fast fashion companies wreaking havoc on the planet but into the consumer behaviour that’s enabling and encouraging those brands.

“We want the feeling of luxury without paying full price,” he says of fast fashion brands like Zara and H&M, which knock off high fashion designs the moment they hit the runway, delivering them to stores at affordable prices mere weeks later. This democratization of fashion comes at a price.

Setting aside the questionable working conditions and practices at many of the factories where these cheap goods are churned out, Minhaj focuses on the environmental impact of fast fashion. In a snappy 30-minute episode, he lays out some sobering numbers and stats from recent reports. For example, did you know that in 2015 the greenhouse gases from textile production were more than the emissions of all flights and maritime shipping combined? Basically, Minhaj quips, “the clothes in your suitcase are screwing up the planet more than the flight you put them on.”

He also touches on the “greenwashing” tactics employed by fast fashion companies to make it seem like they’re more environmentally conscious than they really are, and looks closer at some of the materials and fabrics used by these popular brands to help sustain their weekly merchandise drops.

It’s not just the companies at fault though. According to Jennifer Hyman, founder of clothing rental site Rent The Runway, half of the items that women buy are worn just three times or less. That’s hugely wasteful. But the solution to all this isn’t to stop shopping altogether. Just like the very magazine you’re reading now, what Minhaj is advocating for is shopping less, shopping smarter, and shopping more mindfully. According to a news segment Minhaj airs on the show, “If everyone bought one used item this year instead of new, it could save nearly 6 pounds of CO2 emissions – that’s equivalent to removing half a million cars off the road for a year.”

Once you’ve absorbed that mind-boggling fact, head to Netflix for the full episode and maybe, just maybe, think twice before clicking Add to Cart on your favourite fast fashion site.



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When Katie Holmes wore a bra and cardigan set by brand-of-the-moment Khaite earlier this year, the photos of her hailing a taxi went almost instantly viral. As soon as we saw this image we knew that knitted bras would be a thing in 2020 and many other designers and high-street brands would offer up more re-imagined knitted twinsets. Zara has been the first to jump on the trend for a matching top and cardi, with an oatmeal-coloured knitted set that went live on the site last week. 

The set has already been a resounding hit as the whole Who What Wear team ordered the full look. And we’ve also spotted the likes of Who What Wear columnist Monikh wearing the set, as well as influencer Jess Skye. Inevitably, the pieces have already sold out, although it looks like Zara will restock. But if you can’t wait for that there are already similar pieces you can shop on Zara. Of course, you can pre-order the original from Khaite too. Keep scrolling to see the original Katie look, how influencers are wearing the Zara version, then stay for the other sets to shop right now…

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Blake Lively deleted all but one Instagram (her The Rhythm Section trailer) two weeks ago to signal promotion of her new film is starting. All her Ryan Reynolds pictures were taken down then…and archived, not deleted. Now, Lively has subtly reposted 38 of her Instagrams to her profile, including two Ryan Reynolds photos.

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This year’s birthday tribute is back up.

And a photo of them sitting with Deadpool was added back too.

Lively additionally shared footage her husband took of her in 2017 when she was in the hospital after being injured on the set of The Rhythm Section. She posted it to her Instagram Story. “Literally 4 weeks after I said, ‘I’d give my right hand to be in this movie!’ (Good thing no one told me to ‘break a leg’) My husband somehow knew ‘Wild Thing’ would be my version of smelling salts. I’ve never felt so seen. 😍 Or high. Also….I have zero recollection of this.”

Deadline reported in January 2018 that Lively injured her hand while shooting the movie, and production on the film was suspended as she recovered from the injury. The movie was finished later and will be released on January 31, 2020.

Lively kept a relatively low profile this year. She welcomed her and Reynolds’ third daughter this summer. News of the baby’s birth wasn’t announced until nearly two months after it happened. Reynolds subtly announced the baby’s gender (and shared her first photo) on his Twitter when posting about the Canadian elections.

“I love B.C.,” he wrote with a Canadian flag emoji. “I want my daughters to experience the same natural playground I grew up in. On Oct. 21, the candidate you vote for will SHAPE CLIMATE POLICY. I’m proud of the climate progress made the last 4 years. Click http://Elections.ca for voting info. #Capilano”

The couple has not revealed their daughter’s birth date or name yet.

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The Duchess *really* loves Canadian designers.

In one of her last royal engagements of the year, Meghan Markle was spotted wearing two gold zodiac necklaces – and it turns out that the pieces are from Canadian jewellery brand Suetables. It’s not the first time the Duchess of Sussex has chosen a local accessories brand, however it is the first time she’s worn this particular label.

Started in 2005 in the basement of founder Sue Henderson’s home, the brand was a hit with customers from day one. After making herself a necklace hand stamped with the initials of her son (“‘love letters as I called them,” she tells FASHION), Henderson caught the attention of other mothers in the playground and had soon outfitted all of them with their own pieces. Demand grew quickly, leading her to google “sterling silver jewellery” which then introduced her to Taxco, Mexico. “I saw photos of silversmiths, beautiful jewellery shops and a mysterious hillside town that beckoned,” the designer recalls. “With money in my pocket from selling my [inital] love letter necklace, I was determined to build my line. I craved adventure and a creative outlet. So, my sister Kathryn and I travelled there and created exclusive designs working with two different families.”

More than 12 years on, and the brand (which has two stores in Toronto and one in Montreal, as well an e-commerce platform that ships globally) is still working with those same families with Sue and Kathryn visiting regularly. “We strive to work with partners who enforce safe working conditions and support families. These are not mass produced, each piece is hand finished,” she says, adding that the houses “employ local artisans who are dedicated to conserving techniques which are passed on from generation to generation.” There’s also an eco-conscious focus to the business – “No pieces go to waste – any pieces from ruined hand stamping, we recycle,” says Sue.

The brand loves to share in its customers’ stories, which is why Sue was thrilled that the Duchess chose such sentimental pieces. When meeting with army families, Meghan opted for the Shirley Zodiac (to represent Prince Harry) and Vanessa Coin Zodiac (to represent Archie). “I never imagined Meghan Markle would be one of our customers,” Henderson tells us. “It was so touching to see that she wants to keep her family close to her heart by wearing charms that represent them. In a world of so many big global brands, we are honoured that the Duchess is choosing to wear necklaces from a small independent Canadian company. My whole line stemmed from wanting to keep my own children close to my heart, and it feels wonderful to have the Duchess want to do the same thing with her family.”

The designer has long been a fan of Markle, beginning from her days on Suits. “I read her blog, The Tig, and loved the show Suits – even naming a line of jewellery after some of the characters one year,” Sue explains, adding that she was in communication with the show’s team back in the day about having Meghan wear her pieces. Years later, to see Meghan in the pieces of her own accord was the most pleasant of surprises. “This has come as the biggest surprise and had absolutely nothing to do with my efforts. I am so delighted.”



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It’s no secret that when it comes to high-street brands certain products tend to gain an almost cult-like status. All you have to do is look to Zara’s recent Katie Holmes-inspired bradigan set (that sold out almost immediately) for proof of that. 

As fashion editors, here at Who What Wear we spend much of our time looking to Instagram and investigating which pieces the style set are currently coveting—it’s a tough gig we know, but someone has to do it. Recently, we’ve noticed quite a few influencers have been frequenting Topshop for their winter must-haves, and whether it be daywear or partywear, the high-street label seems to have all the bases covered this season. 

From outerwear that will keep you cosy to footwear for your morning commute, here are the Topshop pieces that are currently trending. 

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Kylie Jenner and Drake are definitely spending time together, but outlets’ sources have been pretty divided over whether or not they’re just friends or dating. Last week, Jenner’s rep denied a source’s remark to People that “Kylie doesn’t seem to be dating. She sees Drake occasionally, but it doesn’t seem serious.”

But over at Us Weekly, sources are still telling the outlet that Jenner and Drake really are romantically interested in each other. In fact, they always have been.

One source had new intel, explaining, “They have known each other and been friends for a very long time, and there has always been a spark there, but their situation is complicated and so is Kylie’s with Travis [Scott, Jenner’s ex-boyfriend and the father of her daughter Stormi Webster].”

“Drake and Kylie don’t want to jeopardize their friendship by crossing any major boundaries,” the source continued. “Drake doesn’t have any intention of taking on a fatherly role with Stormi, and he wants to have fun with Kylie with no strings attached and continue to have a friendship and be supportive of one another.”

The two do have feelings for each other, the source said, and yes, they are still spending time together. “Drake has always had a thing for Kylie and it’s mutual,” the source said. “They hang out here and there and have been more recently than in the past because Kylie is technically single right now, and the two of them live so close to each other.”

Jenner confirmed she and Scott were no longer dating on October 3, after reports came out the two were on a break. “Travis and i are on great terms and our main focus right now is Stormi,” she tweeted, adding a double exclamation mark emoji. “Our friendship and our daughter is priority.”

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Alyssa Bailey is the news and strategy editor at ELLE.com, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royals (particularly Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton).

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