Must Read: Tensions Run High at Lanvin, Twin Models Ruth and May Bell Front Holiday Campaign

And Oscar de la Renta found itself in the middle of a PETA scuffle after a website falsely claimed its shoes were made of elephant skin.
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And Oscar de la Renta found itself in the middle of a PETA scuffle after a website falsely claimed its shoes were made of elephant skin.
Ruth and May Bell in Forever21's holiday campaign. Photo: Forever21

Ruth and May Bell in Forever21's holiday campaign. Photo: Forever21

These are the stories making headlines this Monday.

Forever21 taps the Bell sisters for holiday 2015 ad campaign
Saint Laurent fall campaign star Ruth Bell and her twin sister, May Bell, are the newest faces of Forever21's family-themed holiday campaign. And while Ruth Bell has been doing pretty well on her own, it's nice to see "The Bell Twins" together again. {Fashion Gone Rogue}

Tensions continue to run high at Lanvin
Last week, Lanvin employees demanded that the company's majority shareholder, Shaw-Lan Wang, return to Paris to listen to employees' concerns following the sudden departure of Creative Director Alber Elbaz. The group is also reportedly seeking answers on the high rate of employee turnovers, as well as rumors that the company will post a loss this year for the first time since 2007. {WWD}

Revlon reports third-quarter results
Women are shifting their beauty spending from skin care to cosmetics, but that doesn't mean being a brand with a big color cosmetics business is a cakewalk. Revlon reported Wednesday that during the three months ending Sept. 30, net sales flatlined in its consumer segment and dropped in its professional business — which translates to growth of just 5.9 and 1 percent, respectively, if you account for currency fluctuations. {Revlon}

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London rejects Margaret Thatcher's clothes
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has declined a collection of Margaret Thatcher's clothing, prompting a protest on social media. A museum spokesman stated that the V&A focused on clothing of "outstanding aesthetic or technical quality," not ones of "social historical value." Christie's will instead be auctioning off 350 pieces on Dec. 15th in London.  {The New York Times}

Oscar de la Renta denies using elephant skin
On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals claimed that Gilt was selling a style of shoes by Oscar de la Renta made of elephant skin. Not surprisingly, ODLR was inundated with calls from outraged consumers. According to a spokesperson, it was all a mistake: Gilt had accidentally mislabeled one of its products as being made of elephant skin. {WWD}

How designer exits could impact models
With new designers come new aesthetics — and with it, big changes in model casting. So, what will the runways of Dior and Lanvin look like next season? {Vogue}

Condé Nast hires executive vice president of corporate communications
Cameron Blanchard is joining Condé Nast as executive vice president of corporate communications, replacing Patricia Röckenwagner. Blanchard previously worked as NBCUniversal for 20 years, most recently as senior vice president of corporate communications. {Fashionista Inbox}

Dove launches curly-haired emojis
As part of the beauty brand's "Love Your Curls" campaign, Dove has released its "Love Your Curls" emoji keyboard consisting of 27 curly-hair designs. The emojis represent curly-haired women of various skin tones and hair colors. {Huffington Post}

California runner sues Nike for unsafe Iceland run
Runner Kate Freeman is suing Nike for $1.3 million, claiming that the company's Iceland run was unsafe. The L.A. runner, who fell and broke her leg on the course, claimed that "participants encountered snow and ice on mountain trails in dark conditions." In the lawsuit, Freeman stated that she'll need to have multiple surgeries as a result of the fall. {Reuters}

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