Must Read: Serena Williams Plans Post-Tennis Fashion Career, The Future of Gender-Based Retailing

And Urban Outfitters removed a jewelry stand following protests from the Universal Society of Hinduism.
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And Urban Outfitters removed a jewelry stand following protests from the Universal Society of Hinduism.
Serena Williams in 'New York' magazine. Photo: Norman Jean Roy/New York

Serena Williams in 'New York' magazine. Photo: Norman Jean Roy/New York

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Monday.

Is gender-based retailing on the way out?
As definitions of gender become more fluid, retailers ought to consider phasing out "his" and "her" sections in stores, argues a market researcher at NPD Group. The suggestion is well-timed, with UK retailer Selfridges seeing success with its "Agender" concept store and Target removing gender-based signage in several departments. {Quartz}

Serena Williams's next act: fashion designer
Coming off her fourth U.S Open win, Serena Williams is basking in the glow of being named the “athlete of a generation,” while simultaneously planning her next career move as a fashion designer. {New York}

Urban Outfitters removes offensive jewelry stand
Following 12 hours of protests from the Universal Society of Hinduism, Urban Outfitters removed a jewelry stand that the organization felt depicted a Hindu god in an offensive manner. {Fashionista inbox}