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Must Read: Dakota Johnson Fronts 'The Edit,' ABC Picks Up a Pilot Based on the Life of Eileen Ford

Plus, Walgreens is making moves to improve its beauty department.
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Dakota Johnson on the cover of Net-a-Porter's "The Edit." Photo: Laurie Bartley

Dakota Johnson on the cover of Net-a-Porter's "The Edit." Photo: Laurie Bartley

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Thursday.

Dakota Johnson fronts The Edit
Net-a-Porter's The Edit has tapped "How to be Single" actress Dakota Johnson as its newest (Gucci-clad) cover star. In the interview, the 26-year-old actress gets real about crying during the Golden Globes, spending Thanksgiving with Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson and watching her famous parents "have sex with other people" on-screen. (Even if it's not real sex, ew.) {The Edit}

Content Media acquires rights to Manolo Blahnik documentary
Content Media has acquired worldwide sales rights to a Manolo Blahnik documentary titled "Manolo," and will begin introducing the film to distributors during the European Film Market in Berlin. Directed by Michael Roberts, the film will feature several industry figures, including Anna Wintour, André Leon Talley, Iman and Candace Bushnell. {Fashionista inbox}

ABC picks up "Model Woman" pilot
ABC has picked up a pilot based on the 2015 biography "Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty." The fictionalized story will be set in the '70s during the "model wars" and will center around an "uncompromising businesswoman" at a renowned modeling agency. {Variety}

The Penn offspring star in Fay's spring 2016 campaign
The Italian brand Fay has recruited Robin Wright and Sean Penn's kids, Dylan and Hopper Penn, as the faces of its spring 2016 advertisements. The two were photographed in Palm Springs by Michelangelo di Battista. (Check out the rest of the spring 2016 campaigns here.) {WWD}

Stance Socks collaborates with Willow Smith on a line of... socks
Stance Socks, which named Rihanna its "contributing creative director" in July, has collaborated with Willow Smith on a line of socks consisting of nine styles ranging in price from $12 to $16. {Variety}

Walgreens to roll out Beauty 2000 this summer
At the Walgreens Boots Alliance annual shareholder's meeting, CEO Stefano Pessina highlighted Walgreens's plans to grow its beauty department in an effort to establish a reputation similar to the one Boots has in the U.K. as a go-to in that category. The company will add lines Soap & Glory and No7 to about 1,600 U.S. doors in August as part of its Beauty 2000 initiative this summer. {WWD}

Alexander Wang recovers the rights to his name for perfumes and cosmetics
In 2011, Alexander Wang was unable to register his name as a trademark for perfumes and cosmetics, due to an existing trademark established by Etincelle Paris, "an obscure entity from the British Virgin Islands." But this week, the European Union Intellectual Property Office's Board of Appeals ruled in favor of the designer, and cancellation of Etincelle Paris's trademark is currently pending. {The Fashion Law}

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