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The 10 Biggest Stories In Fashion This Week

All the news you need to know.
Kendall Jenner for Calvin Klein. Photo: Alasdair McLellan for Calvin Klein

Kendall Jenner for Calvin Klein. Photo: Alasdair McLellan for Calvin Klein


Boy No More: Could Ellar Coltrane be the new Derek Zoolander? Maybe: the 20-year-old "Boyhood" star just got signed to the men's board at Wilhelmina Models. 

Marketing Magic: Girl-of-the-moment Kendall Jenner is officially the face of Calvin Klein Jeans. It's safe to say that her work is already way better than Justin Bieber's.

Second Look: In more American Apparel drama, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will be investigating founder Dov Charney's dismissal from the retailer in December.

Surprise Acquisition: Kanye West and Damon Dash announced via Instagram their intent to purchase Karmaloop, the 15-year-old streetwear retailer that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this week. 

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Rising Star: Mary Katrantzou beat out top talents on Tuesday evening to take home the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund award. Past winners include Peter Pilotto and Jonathan Saunders, so yes, it's kind of a big deal.

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Afterlife: Ever wondered what happens to a character's wardrobe after a TV show wraps up? We went and found out.

How To Be Exclusive: Jean Patou perfumer Thomas Fontaine breaks down the unique pressures of designing an exclusive fragrance. The one step he skips? Consumer testing.

Making Change: Have bloggers helped the fashion industry — notorious for a lack of emphasis on racial diversity — to pay attention to minorities? Signs point to yes.

Delightful: We probably don't need to persuade you to watch "Iris," the new documentary about Iris Apfel, but just in case, we've got seven reasons why the film is simply wonderful.

How I'm Making It: Hard Candy's Dineh Mohajer started building her beauty line from her college dorm room, and today the brand is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Here's how Mohajer took her brand to the top.