The 10 Biggest Stories in Fashion This Week

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner, along with Gigi and Bella Hadid and Joan Smalls and sister Erika, star in Balmain’s Fall/Winter 2016 campaign. Photo: Balmain. 

Kendall and Kylie Jenner, along with Gigi and Bella Hadid and Joan Smalls and sister Erika, star in Balmain’s Fall/Winter 2016 campaign. Photo: Balmain. 

NEWS

Rebound: Social media maven Eva Chen, who stepped down as editor in chief of Lucky in April, announced that she is the new head of fashion partnerships at Instagram… via Instagram. 

Sister Act: Kendall and Kylie Jenner, along with Gigi and Bella Hadid and Joan Smalls and her sister Erika, star in Balmain’s fall 2016 campaign. (Brothers and models Armando and Fernando Cabral also posed together for the men’s collection.)

Recognition: Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPY Awards in a stunning Atelier Versace gown. Daughters Kendall and Kylie, sons Brody, Burt and Brandon, and stepdaughters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian were all on hand to show their support.

Drumroll, please: The CFDA announced the finalists for the next CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund on Thursday. The nominees include Baja East, Baldwin, Brother Vellies, Cadet, CG, Chromat, David Hart, Gypsy Sport, Jonathan Simkhai and Thaddeus O’Neil.

Resignation: Vince is undergoing some big changes on the executive level. CEO Jill Granoff stepped down this week, as has Karin Gregersen, the brand's president and chief creative officer.

FURTHER READING

Denim cover: For the second time, Marie Claire has dedicated an issue to denim, this time partnering with footwear company Frye on a sponsored cover. Here's how the glossy has been experimenting with integrating advertising and editorial since last year.

New beginning: Fashionable stores like Dover Street Market and Story are finding success in temporary in-store shops, catering to a new generation of shoppers who care not just about acquiring products, but about having retail experiences.

Mais oui: More than a few brands have French or French-derived names, though they are not headquartered in France. What accounts for this francophilia in branding? Well, there's more than one answer. 

Retail therapy: Stylist Patricia Field (of Sex and the City fame) shares her thoughts on shopping, personal style and Carrie Bradshaw. Plus, working with a certain lady named Caitlyn Jenner.

Wunderkind: On top of her already impressive résumé, 19-year-old Tavi Gevinson has taken up a new post as Clinique. We sat down the the Rookie editor in chief and discusses acne, anti-aging and everyone's perennial favorite, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.