The News-Reel | May 21

Your weekly toe-dip into the world of tech, culture and creativity.

Brand Actions

Ikea’s latest drop: instructions to build your own blanket fört.

Built with förtitude.

Supreme and The North Face collab for a second spring drop featuring pink camo and the One World Tee.

100 percent of the profits from the tees will be donated to GlobalGiving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Supreme x The North Face

Stories and Entertainment

The Academy wins the bid for Midsommar’s ‘Flower Dress’ at $65,000.

A24 donated all proceeds towards the FDNY Foundation.

To return, or not return, that is the question.

Apparently, the Shopping Cart Theory determines whether you are a good or bad member of society — another debate in itself.

Midsommar

Business and Tech

Facebook and Instagram just made it much easier to support small businesses online with Shops.

Shops will allow businesses to upload their storefront online for free in which visitors can browse and order directly from.

TikTok just hired a former executive of Disney as their new CEO.

Kevin Mayer’s track record for closing big deals and forging partnerships will be critical for the social platform moving forward.

Facebook

Design and Fashion

Face shields, and what they could mean for the future of dining out.

People are flirting with the idea of a hanging Plex’Eat dining face shield.

Amazon’s experiment with Vogue to save luxury fashion, explained.

Amazon’s push to be the selling place for designer fashion has been met with both supporters and critics.

Christophe Gernigon Studio

Industry and Client

Adam Sandler is teaming up with LeBron James and SpringHill to create a Netflix flick about basketball.

Sandler will star in the Netflix film “Hustle” as a basketball scout looking to make his comeback to the NBA.

Louis Vuitton’s ambassadors share their favorite films and shows to watch at home these days.

Chloë Grace Moretz is liking Killing Eve, Westworld and the Godfather series, amongst others.

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