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News Brief: How Rick Owens Redefined Menswear, Young Women Make a Case for Granny Panties

And a growing number of millennials are opting to share, barter and trade clothing in lieu of paying full-price at retail.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this afternoon.

Allison Williams and Diane Kruger talk Giambattista Valli 
W magazine published a profile on Giambattista Valli, and to go along with it, a handful of his famous fans — Allison Williams, Diane Kruger, Vanessa Moody, Nicola Peltz and Allison Sarofim — were interviewed on video to discuss their relationships with the designer, what it's like to be one his muses and their ultimate style icons. You can watch Williams's clip above and head to the glossy's website for the full series. {W}

Young women make a case for granny panties
More and more women are saying no to thongs and yes to more forgiving, comfortable underwear. This new phenomenon is backed up by sales numbers and personal accounts from ladies who prefer the style — and who think more modest undies are just as sexy as skimpier ones. {The New York Times}

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Millennials are bartering rather than buying
Racked with student loans and unemployment, some millennials are opting to share, barter and trade clothing and accessories rather than buying them at traditional retail stores. A new industry based on the sharing or renting of clothes, electronics and small appliances has cropped up in order to meet these new spending habits. {Business of Fashion}

Rick Owens discusses his signature aesthetic
Complex sat down with Rick Owens to talk about art, his signature goth aesthetic and the evolution of his label at the Biennale art festival in Venice. Oh, and A$AP Rocky makes a cameo. {Complex}

Kate Moss opens up about her infamous Calvin Klein ad
In a short film released on Nick Knight's site Showstudio, Kate Moss gets personal about key moments from her modeling career, including the racy Calvin Klein campaign that made her famous and the times she spent jet-setting with Naomi Campbell. {Fashionista}

Moschino has rebranded Cheap & Chic as Boutique Moschino
It's been two years since Moschino Cheap & Chic Creative Director Francesca Rubino departed the brand, and now the diffusion line has been renamed Boutique Moschino and is in the process of updating its aesthetic under the creative direction of Jeremy Scott.  {WWD}