Must Read: Gigi Hadid Goes Nude for Stuart Weitzman Campaign, Kering Announces Plans for Carbon Reduction

Plus, why Paris Hilton doesn’t want to be known as a "reality star."
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Plus, why Paris Hilton doesn’t want to be known as a "reality star."
Gigi Hadid for Stuart Weitzman spring 2017. Photo: Mario Testino

Gigi Hadid for Stuart Weitzman spring 2017. Photo: Mario Testino

These are the stories making headlines on Wednesday.

Well that's one way to keep the attention on shoes
For Stuart Weitzman's spring 2017 campaign, model Gigi Hadid is pictured wearing the brand's mid-calf Clinger bootie (in a new satin finish, currently available for pre-order via their website) and, well, not much else. Lensed by fashion photographer Mario Testino, the sensual black-and-white image celebrate American glamour and femininity — and some seriously killer shoes. {Fashionista inbox}

Kering announces plans for carbon reduction, better maternity leave
The Science Based Targets initiative, a nonprofit that helps companies determine how to cut environmentally hazardous emissions announced today that it has verified and approved Kering's plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2025, making the fashion group the first luxury (and French) company to take a significant step towards achieving a low-carbon future. Additionally, Kering announced that all employees (with over a year's seniority), will be entitled to 14 weeks on full pay for maternity and adoption leave, and five days on full pay for paternity and partner leave. {Fashionista inbox}

"I want to be a role model for young women."
In a new profile piece, Paris Hilton, 35, is coming clean about setting an example for young girls and why she's ditching her party-girl image for one as a business-savvy entrepreneur. "I want to be known as a businesswoman," said the hotel heiress to Bazaar.com. "I don't want to be known as a reality TV star; I don't like the way that sounds." {Harper’s Bazaar}

What is it about Cool Teens™ that make them so cool?
A lot of people may not have the fondest memories of being a teenager (what's up, acne, mean girls and awkward school dances?), but 2016's army of Instagram-ruling Cool Teens seem to have the whole adolescence thing down pat. We're not just talking about the Sofia Richies and Lily-Rose Depps of the world, but other seemingly unfamous, normal-ish teens that still manage to carry seriously impressive followings. How? Why? We have a lot of questions. {Man Repeller}

J.Crew reportedly looking to restructure amid debt holders' anxiety
It was announced yesterday that the brand's investors are prepared to hire advisers to "apply pressure" if J.Crew's debt restructuring plans don't appear to play out in their favor. As WWD reports, J.Crew would allegedly be looking to amend the terms of its debt, which include $566 million in bonds due in May 2019 and a $1.5 billion term loan due in 2021. {WWD}

Lively is opening a SoHo pop-up
Our favorite brand of cool-girl lingerie is opening a pop-up location in SoHo, at 83 Mercer Street. Visit the shop from today through Sunday, December 18 to peruse the brand's array of bralettes, bodysuits and underwear. And bonus: For every purchase made, Lively will provide a bra to Support the Girls, an organization that provides bras to homeless women and girls across America. Donate your gently used bras in-store to get 10 percent off your purchase. {Fashionista inbox}

Frame launches exclusive collection of eleven archival styles
Rigid Re-Release, a collection of 11 of the brand's most iconic styles in newly developed rigid denim will be exclusively available from today on Net-a-Porter and on Frame's e-commerce site, ahead of international distribution come next spring. The pieces are made in collaboration with the oldest fabric mill in the States, Cone in North Carolina, and range in price from $215 for denim shorts to $375 for a jacket. {Fashionista inbox}

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