Must Read: Janelle Monae Covers 'Allure''s July Issue, Victoria Beckham Names New CEO

Plus, Alexander Wang teamed up with Trojan Condoms on a capsule collection for Pride Month.
By Dara Prant ,

Janelle Monae on the cover of "Allure." Photo: Camila Falquez for Allure

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Janelle Monae covers Allure's "Freedom" issue
Janelle Monae fronts the latest issue of Allure (see above) wearing a bright orange Molly Goddard tulle gown, double buns and a glossy, strawberry-tinted lip. Inside the issue, the outspoken artist discusses how her identity as a Black queer woman has influenced both her music and her activism, as well as why she's choosing "freedom over fear." {Allure

Victoria Beckham names new CEO
Paolo Riva, former CEO of Diane von Furstenberg, has been named CEO of Victoria Beckham, effective Sept. 1. Riva will assume the position left vacant by Zach Duane last year. The company told WWD that Riva will work closely with Victoria Beckham and the board to "help with the realization of the company's direct-to-consumer ambitions." {WWD

Alexander Wang teamed up with Trojan Condoms on a cheeky capsule collection
In honor of Pride Month, Alexander Wang partnered with Trojan Condoms on a "Protect Your Wang" capsule collection benefiting the LGBT Center of New York. The collaboration, which includes a hat, T-shirt, bandana and socks — all emblazoned with the important message "Protect Your Wang" — is available to buy on Instagram and at the Alexander Wang flagship store in SoHo. Every purchase comes with a free Wang condom, and the designer himself will be handing them out on Sunday, Jun. 24 at the New York City Pride March. {Fashionista Inbox} 

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Wang 

Givenchy's Fall 2018 Haute Couture show will pay tribute to Hubert de Givenchy
Clare Waight Keller will dedicate her Fall 2018 Haute Couture runway presentation to Givenchy's founding couturier, Hubert de Givenchy, who passed away in March. The collection is entitled "Caraman," a reference to the 19th century hotel where Givenchy chose to establish his couture ateliers in 1959. A statement from the house describes Waight Keller's upcoming presentation as "an effervescent and profound celebration of his timeless elegance and grace," imbued with her "fresh take on the Givenchy spirit." {Fashionista Inbox} 

Exploring the purpose of pop-up shops 
Many smart retailers are treating their pop-up stores like experiments: They use the temporary spaces to test new business ideas, study consumer behavior and gather in-person insights from shoppers. In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Thomas Robertson explains how pop-up shops have turned into retail test labs, and why retailers can learn a lot from popping up. {Business of Fashion

Jennifer Lawrence is the face of Dior's new perfume
Dior will release a new fragrance later this year, with Jennifer Lawrence set to star in the campaign. Lawrence became a Dior ambassador back in the days of Raf Simons, and has since fronted numerous fashion and beauty ads for the label. At the moment, details on the perfume are scarce, but the perfumer called it "an unprecedented fragrance" in a statement to WWD. {WWD

Tapestry sues the executive who accused Stuart Weitzman's former creative director of sexual harassment
At the end of May, Stuart Weitzman's Vice President of Product Development & Production of Footwear Thomas Gibb filed a lawsuit against Tapestry Inc. alleging that he was continuously sexually harassed by Stuart Weitzman's former Creative Director Giovanni Morelli. But the tables have turned: Tapestry filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court on Monday against Gibb, stating that he was extensively involved with another shoe brand and that this involvement violates his employment agreement. {Business of Fashion

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