Must Read: Zendaya Fronts 'Complex,' Cara Delevingne to Appear in 'Ab Fab: The Movie'

And Lupita Nyong'o graces the cover of 'Elle' UK.
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And Lupita Nyong'o graces the cover of 'Elle' UK.
Photo: Complex

Photo: Complex

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Tuesday.

Zendaya talks hair and race with Complex
In a wide-ranging interview in the December/January issue of Complex, American singer Zendaya addresses Giuliana Rancic's racially insensitive comments about her hair, growing up biracial, her sophomore album and whose career she'd most like to have. (The answer: "Oprah plus Beyoncé plus Shonda Rhimes.") {Complex}

Lupita Nyong'o covers Elle UK
In the January cover story of Elle UK, Lupita Nyong'o, who will be playing Max Kanata in the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," speaks about playing a CGI character, fame and, of course, diversity. In the interview, Nyong'o shares the "devastating" experience of being photographed as a young kid by strangers because of her skin color. {Elle UK}

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler front Glamour's social media issue
"Sisters" co-stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are on the cover Glamour's January social media-themed issue, on newsstands Dec. 8. In the interview, Fey and Poehler take turns (hilariously) answering questions from fans. The issue also includes contributions from social media "stars," including blogger Margaret Zhang, Balmain's Olivier Rousteing, and models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner. {Glamour}

Cara Delevingne to join Stella McCartney and Kate Moss in "Ab Fab: The Movie" 
A few weeks ago, model Kate Moss was photographed filming a scene for "Ab Fab: The Movie" and designer Stella McCartney also hinted at a cameo last week. On Tuesday, The Telegraph learned that Cara Delevingne will also be joining the cast, although not much is known about what character the model-turned-actress will be playing. {The Telegraph}

Birchbox hires retail exec to expand offline footprint
Online-native beauty retailer Birchbox has hired Philippe Pinatel, formerly the senior vice president and general manager of Sephora Canada, as its new president and chief operating officer. The appointment follows several key retail hires as Birchbox plans to expand its brick-and-mortar presence. {Fashionista inbox}

Giving Tuesday founder explains the role of social media in its success
There's Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now, Giving Tuesday — an annual event designed to get shoppers to open their wallets for charities instead of (or in conjunction with) stores. Now in its fourth year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries have participated thus far. Regarding the role of social media on propelling the movement forward, founder Henry Timms stated, "Giving Tuesday has technology as an engine, but it is driven by humanity." Take a look here for participating apparel retailers. {Reuters}

Former Barneys exec Holly Pressman passes away from cancer
Holly Pressman, co-founder of finlit.com, passed away on Sunday at age 59 from cancer. Pressman, who served as Barney's vice president of business events from 1984 to 1999, will be greatly missed. {WWD}

Adriana Lima poses with her wax figure at Madame Tussauds
It was bound to happen: Adriana Lima finally has her own wax figure at Madame Tussauds, sporting, of course, one of Lima's looks from the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The model herself was more demurely dressed for the Times Square unveiling on Monday. {Vogue UK}

Anna Wintour to speak at Goldman Sachs
As part of its "Talk at GS" series, Goldman Sachs has invited Condé Nast Artistic Director and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour to give a talk on Wednesday. The session will be closed to the public, but the investment bank is expected to post a highlight reel on its website. {WWD}