Cannes gets its own Fashion Festival, Apple Pay is coming to retail stores, and other fashion-related news that made the rounds this week.

Fun Fashion Fact

In 1934 Italian designer Emilio Pucci, who was known as the “Prince of Prints”, was a member of the Italian Olympic ski team. After pictures of him on the slopes wearing his own designs appeared in Harper’s Bazaar in 1947, the magazine asked him to create women’s Winter clothes that were sold in several New York stores.