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Must Read: Cillian Murphy Becomes Versace 'Icon', Dior To Present Cruise 2025 in Scotland

Cillian Murphy in Versace at the 2024 Oscars<p>Photo: Courtesy of Versace</p>
Cillian Murphy in Versace at the 2024 Oscars

Photo: Courtesy of Versace

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Cillian Murphy becomes Versace "Icon"
Versace announced Cillian Murphy as the first man to become a Versace Icon (its term for brand ambassadors). The "Oppenheimer" star wore Versace throughout the 2024 awards season, including to accept his Academy Award for Best Actor. The Versace Icons campaign starring Murphy launches globally April 3. "I am thrilled that Cillian is joining the Versace family," Donatella Versace said in a statement. "He is a truly exceptional actor and totally deserves his Oscar win. He is magnetic and mesmerizing in front of a camera and I loved seeing him bring Versace to life." {Fashionista inbox}

Dior to present Cruise 2025 in Scotland
On June 3, Dior will present its Cruise 2025 collection in the gardens of Drummond Castle in Scotland. The castle is built into a hillside and includes a Renaissance-style garden (featured in the television series "Outlander"). Artistic Director of Dior's womenswear collections Maria Grazia Chiuri is expected to continue her tradition of collaborating with local craftspeople on the collection, WWD reported. {WWD/paywalled}

Hanni of New Jeans is Ugg's newest global brand ambassador
Ugg announced on Wednesday that Hanni of the girl group New Jeans is its global brand ambassador for 2024. Hanni stars in Ugg's Spring 2024 global campaign photographed by Ken Ngan, in which she tackles her "To-Play list" of eccentric tasks while wearing the brand's GoldenGlow and Stratus sandals and the Venture Daze clog and slide. The styles seen in the Spring 2024 campaign will be available at ugg.com, Ugg stores and select wholesale retailers nationwide. See all of the campaign images below. {Fashionista inbox}

<p>Hanni for Ugg Spring 2024. Photo: Ken Ngan/Ugg</p>

Hanni for Ugg Spring 2024. Photo: Ken Ngan/Ugg

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The woman tasked with creating the next Hermès "it" bag
Hermès has made handbag history with its Kelly and Birkin bags, and now Priscila Alexandre Spring, creative director of leather goods at Hermès since 2020, is tasked with creating the next iconic style. Alexandre Spring shared her design process with Marisa Meltzer for The New York Times, likening it to a pingpong game: She will create a sketch, bring it to the prototype makers and then discuss each detail. Alexandre Spring and her team produce 10 new bags for each season, and they are currently experimenting with incorporating ropes into the designs. {The New York Times}

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