The 10 Biggest Stories In Fashion This Week

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We like. Photo: Cass Bird/Lane Bryant

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Beauties in Bras: Plus-size retailer Lane Bryant came out strong this week with a series of fashion-forward spring print ads featuring models like Ashley Graham and Candice Huffine. The pointed tag line? #ImNoAngel.

Goodbye Kisses: Revlon's global artistic director Gucci Westman will be leaving the beauty company in April after seven years. The only remaining question is where she'll be heading next.

Educational: Karlie Kloss is boosting her tech world profile by funding 20 "Kode with Karlie" scholarships for a two-week coding class at Flatiron School. Interested? Just submit a 60-second-long video telling Karlie why you should be the recipient of this scholarship.

The Real Deal: Online consignment shop TheRealReal has raised $40 million in venture capital funding, its biggest investment to date. So what does the company have in mind for the coming year? Doubling its revenue by 2015, to start.

Busy Bee: One week after announcing the launch of Hillier Bartley, former Marc by Marc Jacobs creative lead Katie Hillier has debuted a new line of jewelry under her namesake line.

Further Reading

Tidy Up: The KonMari Method of organizing your crap isn't just benefiting women's closets — it's also giving secondhand stores a stock boost. 

Cool Girl: Isabel Marant gives us her take everything on from the fashion industry's focus on celebrity culture to increasing her own social media presence. Not surprisingly, the French designer's perspective is pretty refreshing.

How I'm Making It: Dreams do come true, guys. The very charismatic Michael Carl breaks down how he got from swiping credit cards at Ralph Lauren to becoming Vanity Fair's fashion market director.

The 10 Commandments: We decoded the secret formula for every Coachella lookbook ever. Airy white dresses. Pineapples. Repeat.

Sparknotes: Is it just us, or are designers' names ridiculously hard to pronounce? We've compiled a cheat sheet so you won't have to make the same mistakes we have.