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Must Read: Cara Delevingne Wears Saint Laurent on 'W,' Gap CEO Considers Selling on Amazon

Plus, LeBron James's 1-billion-dollar deal (!) with Nike has been confirmed.
Cara Delevingne on W Magazine's June/July 2016 cover. Photo: Mario Sorrenti

Cara Delevingne on W Magazine's June/July 2016 cover. Photo: Mario Sorrenti

These are the fashion stories making headlines this Wednesday.

Cara Delevingne wears a Saint Laurent heart on W
Cara Delevingne graces the front of the latest issue of W dressed in the memorable heart-shaped fur coat from Hedi Slimane's final collection for Saint Laurent. The model-turned-actress speaks with writer Lynn Hirschberg about her upcoming film "Suicide Squad," focusing on her acting career and how she's a serious karaoke fan. {W Magazine}

The CFDA has invited 100 students to its June awards ceremony
A total of 100 lucky students from Parsons, Pratt, FIT, The High School of Fashion Industries, LIM College and Kent State's NYC Studio have been granted invitations to the CFDA Awards on June 6 for the first time. At a Parsons panel Wednesday hosted by Swarovski, the CFDA's director of education and professional development Sara Kozlowski said that invitations went out this week and the schools will use their discretion to dole out the seats. 

Gap CEO says he would consider using Amazon to reach customers
At Gap Inc.'s annual investor meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday, CEO Art Peck was asked if he would consider Amazon as a way to push product to consumers. His answer? Yes. It's no secret that Gap, like most mall brands, has struggled with plummeting sales, and so tapping into third-party sellers may be a viable solution. "To not be considering Amazon and others would be — in my view — delusional," says Peck. {Bloomberg

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LeBron James's Nike deal is worth over $1 billion
LeBron James's business partner Maverick Carter confirmed in a GQ interview (with a smile and one finger) that King James's lifetime deal with Nike is worth upwards of $1 billion. Yes, that's a "b." {GQ via High Snobiety}

Researchers at MIT have created 3D-printed faux fur
The Tangible Media Group, comprised of researchers from MIT, have developed a way to produce 3D-printed artificial hair, including faux fur. The technology, called Cilllia (with three L's, yes), can create these tactile materials with very specific physical details, such as length, thickness and direction. {Dezeen}

Maybelline signed its first Asian global face
Get to know Taiwanese model I-Hua, who recently became Maybelline's first Asian face who will appear on advertisements worldwide. Here, she tells The Cut how she rose up the modeling ranks (it wasn't easy). {The Cut}

The National Retail Federation calls the White House's new overtime regulations a "career killer"
The Labor Department's new and final overtime regulations will double the yearly salary threshold that makes works eligible for overtime pay to $47,476. The rule will take effect starting Dec. 1 and is expected to cover about 4.2 million new workers and boost wages. However, David French, senior vice president for government relations at the National Retail Federation, calls these regulations a "career killer" because thousands of salaried workers will soon be reclassified to lower-status "hourly workers" and deprived of benefits and flexibility in the workplace. {WWD}

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