Must Read: Demna Gvasalia on Diversity in Fashion, Kendall & Kylie Debut Their First Swim Collection with Topshop - Fashionista

Must Read: Demna Gvasalia on Diversity in Fashion, Kendall & Kylie Debut Their First Swim Collection with Topshop

Plus, Karlie Kloss has a mini-rant on Twitter.
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The Vetements fall 2016 finale. Photo: Imaxtree

The Vetements fall 2016 finale. Photo: Imaxtree

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. 

Demna Gvasalia addresses diversity within his brand
The Vetements founder spoke at length on the topic of diversity on the creative side of the fashion label, speaking to the fact that members of his design team who “all come from different parts of the world” are able to use their unique cultural experiences to inject the brand with a universality that resonates with a global audience. "Where am I from?" asks Vetements designer Laura Tanzer. "From everywhere." {i-D}

Kendall & Kylie are going into swimwear
Building upon their existing collections with Topshop, Kendall and Kylie Jenner are making sure all of their fans are summer-ready with a 37-piece swim range (modeled by the sisters themselves) that includes bikinis, cover-ups and more. The collection is available for purchase online in select stores today, so if you’ve been waiting for the shimmery gold swimsuit of your dreams, now’s your chance. {LOVE}

Ralph Lauren CEO announces new business strategy
In the face of declining sales (due partially to the rise in e-commerce) Ralph Lauren CEO Stefan Larsson revealed to investors an updated approach that involves some major restructuring, including shuttering roughly 10 percent of existing stores and nixing about a thousand jobs. {The Washington Post}

Karlie Kloss missed her flight and was not happy about it
The supermodel took to Twitter to sound off on the "worst customer service of all time" from Philippine Airlines after missing her flight New York to Vancouver. After Kloss’ post, the carrier issued the following statement:"We are sorry to hear that Ms. Karlie Kloss was unable to board our PAL flight from New York to Vancouver (PR127) last June 7,” it said. “As a matter of policy, the PAL check-in counters at JFK International Airport close one hour before estimated time of departure. Flight departure was at 12:15 a.m. June 7 and counters closed at 11:15 p.m. June 6; Ms. Kloss arrived at 11:40 p.m." {ABS-CBN}

Expect to see more mixed-gender fashion shows this season
As of late, more and more designers are opting to stage mixed-gender runway shows that feature women’s ready-to-wear alongside menswear looks. Despite the relatively new addition of an official New York Fashion Week: Men’s, the co-ed catwalk trend does leave the future of individual men’s fashion weeks up in the air. {Business of Fashion}

Glenda Bailey discusses Harper’s Bazaar covers and her changing role
The editor-in-chief - whose accolades include an Order of the British Empire and an award of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government - sat down to dish about dreaming up Bazaar’s most innovative covers and the ever-divisive fate of print magazines in the digital landscape. {WWD}

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