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Must Read: Stylists Have No Sympathy for Leslie Jones, Brexit Boosts Tourists' Spending

Plus, fresh Fenty x Puma slides are dropping Friday.
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Leslie Jones at an Elle Women In Comedy event. Photo: Getty Images

Leslie Jones at an Elle Women In Comedy event. Photo: Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines on Thursday.

Stylists blame Leslie Jones's size for designers' refusal to dress her
"Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones took to Twitter to lament the fact that "no designers" were willing to dress her for the movie's premiere. And several members of the fashion industry have spoken out. "She should have known four to five months ago the date of premiere, and said, 'I'm not a sample size, I need to go to designers early or buy myself a dress,'" said celebrity stylist Jessica Paster. "Don’t be blaming designers and saying they don’t like you." A little unfair perhaps? {The Hollywood Reporter}

Tourists flock to London to shop post-"Brexit"
The tumultuous "Brexit" decision directly resulted in a weakened Pound, and making the most of it? Deep-pocketed tourists, especially from China, who are flocking to the UK to buy luxury goods at an effective steal, when factoring in current exchange rates. {Bloomberg}

There's more Fenty x Puma coming your way soon
The new style, a (faux) fur pool slide, is launching Friday, and will be available in white, black and pale pink. You'll be able to snag them at Puma stores, online and at global retailers for $88. Set your calendars. {High Snobiety}

Everything you wanted to know about Demna Gvasalia
The enigmatic designer opens up about growing up in Georgia (the Eastern European nation), his appointment as creative director at Balenciaga and Vetements' ascent up the fashion ranks. No stone is left unturned in the 5,000+ word interview. {032c}

DuJour Media has a new Editor in Chief
Dujour has hired Fiona Murray as its new editor in chief on the heels of founding editor Nicole Vecchiarelli's resignation last month. Murray most recently served as acting director for The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Magazine. {WWD}

Does e-commerce have a future in Africa?
It's estimated that fewer than a third of Africans have the Internet service required for e-commerce platforms. However, Jumia Group, which has emerged as the continent's leading e-commerce startup, is optimistic about the future of online shopping, especially in Nigeria. {The New Yorker}

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