Must Read: Gigi Hadid to Lip Sync with The Backstreet Boys, Kering CEO Resists 'Buy Now, See Now' Model

Plus, Anwar Hadid signs to IMG.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Monday.

Gigi Hadid to perform with The Backstreet Boys on "Lip Sync Battle"
Yup, Nick Carter and A.J. McLean from The Backstreet Boys will be making an appearance on "Lip Sync Battle" during Gigi Hadid's performance of "Larger Than Life" on Thursday's episode of the celebrity competition show.  {YouTube}

Kering CEO Francois-Henri Pinault thinks the "buy now, see now" model "negates the dream" of luxury
Several brands have announced plans to adopt the "buy now, see now" model, but Kering-owned Gucci doesn't seem to be headed in that direction anytime soon. According to CEO Francois-Henri Pinault, immediate accessibility to a runway collection "negates the dream" of luxury. {Bloomberg Business}

Anwar Hadid joins IMG
It's official: Gigi and Bella Hadid's 16-year-old brother Anwar has signed with IMG Models, the same agency as his older sisters. The youngest Hadid previously appeared in a Nylon editorial with Bella back in October, and currently boasts 479K Instagram followers. {Instagram}

Mulberry seeks to build a lifestyle brand
Mulberry, the largest manufacturer of luxury leather goods in the U.K., is taking steps to become a full lifestyle brand. The British label recently signed a license with Onward Luxury Group to manufacture and co-distribute its line of footwear and RTW for fall 2016 and is also working on a new store concept. Mulberry debuted its first collection under the label's newest creative director, Johnny Coca, on Sunday. {WWD}

Kim Kardashian wore a jacket with her own visage to celebrate her friend's birthday
What do you wear to celebrate your friend's birthday? Well, if you're Kim Kardashian, a leather jacket bearing your face with the words "Slay" and "Chill." Forever sidekick Jonathan Cheban didn't seem to mind though. {HuffPost Style}

Taylor Swift was a maid of honor in Reem Acra
On Saturday, Taylor Swift attended the wedding of childhood friend Britany Maack and Benjamin LaManna in Pennsylvania in a dress by Reem Acra. "I met her when I was 10 days old, and him in kindergarten. Now they're married and I'm the happiest maid of honor ever. Congratulations @britmaackand Ben!," she captioned an earlier Instagram post. {Instagram}

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