The 10 Biggest Stories in Fashion This Week

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Best dressed: Vanity Fair has released its annual best dressed list, and while there were some obvious inclusions — like Amal Clooney, Caroline Issa and various European royals — there were also a few, shall we say, surprises.

Retrospective: "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," which closed at London's Victoria & Albert Museum on Aug. 2, is officially the museum's most popular exhibit ever. The retrospective also broke records when it showed at The Met, gaining the distinction of being the Costume Institute's highest trafficked show.

In the boxSephora is getting into the subscription box business, offering subscribers five products at the low price of $10 per month. Could the retailer's foray into the space give beauty subscription startups like Birchbox and Glossybox a run for their money?

Get your kicksSales of Adidas's more fashionable apparel and sneakers are continuing to see double-digit growth this year. It's not all good news for Adidas, though: the German sportswear giant's golf business is on a steep decline.

Second life: Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski has been named creative director C. Wonder, after Isaac Mizrahi parent company Xcel Brands purchased the company's trademarks and intellectual property following its bankruptcy earlier this year. Goreski will also serve as an on-air spokesperson for C. Wonder on QVC.

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Chill pill: When major American magazines put up-and-coming models on their covers, the angle is usually related to them being social media stars. True enough, but we'd like to put in a formal request to find other ways of talking about these budding supermodels.

Surprise hit: We're calling it — the "glove shoe" is the shoe of the future. Designers Martiniano Lopez Crozet, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Rachel Comey and Phoebe Philo at Céline have already created their own versions. 

Teenyboppers: Remember Tiger Beat, that colorful glossy for adolescent girls featuring boy bands and other teen heartthrobs? Well, it's back. Here's the lowdown on Tiger Beat 2.0. 

'It' girl: The rainbow haired Irene Kim just might be the new Alexa Chung. She spoke with us about developing her signature look, her modeling career and her new gig as an Estée Lauder brand contributor.

Ready, set, shop: A year ago, universal shopping carts were the next big thing in e-commerce technology. But the results have been less promising than expected.