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Must Read: Madonna Covers 'Love,' Victoria Beckham Teases Makeup Line

Plus, the British Fashion Council adds four new categories to its annual Fashion Awards.
Madonna for Love Magazine. Photo: Mert Alas

Madonna for Love Magazine. Photo: Mert Alas

These are the stories making headlines on Monday.

Madonna covers a special edition of Love Magazine
The legendary performer appears on a special edition of Love Magazine in bed, wearing sweats and sucking her thumb, making this one of the more #relatable fashion magazine covers ever. The editorial was shot at photographer Mert Alas' Hampstead home (at 2 a.m., no less), and in the accompanying interview, Madonna addresses fame, social media and her relationship with her son, Rocco. {Fashionista Inbox}

H&M sales continued to increase in July
Revenue for the Swedish fast fashion group (which also owns & Other Stories and Cos) was up 10 percent last month from the same period in 2015. H&M has also opened over 500 new stores since last July. {WWD}

The British Fashion Council adds four new award categories 
Ahead of December's ceremony at Royal Albert Hall, the British Fashion Council has announced four new honors to reflect the changing landscape of the industry. The new categories joining the organization's existing awards for mens- and womenswear are Business Leader, Urban Luxury, Creative Influencer and the Swarovski Award for Positive Change. {WWD}

How Dior changed the luxury eyewear game
There's no mistaking the distinct style of the Dior's "So Real" sunglasses, right? The French house shook up the eyewear industry with the launch of the frames — made in partnership with Italian eyewear licensing company Safilo — in 2014. Since then, the brand has emerged as a veritable power player in the luxury eyewear industry. "Dior pushes the boundary in the realm of sunglasses," says Barneys' Sarah Blair. "Their designs are innovative and modern — real fashion statements." {Business of Fashion}

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A first look at Victoria Beckham's debut makeup collection
Pop star, fashion designer, mother of four: Is there anything Victoria Beckham can't do? Beckham's 14-piece capsule makeup line, in partnership with Estée Lauder, hits counters in September. Made with modern women in mind, the collection draws inspiration from four of Beckham's favorite cities: London, Los Angeles, New York and Paris. "I want to make it really, really easy to get this look," says Beckham in Vogue's September issue. "If I can do it as a busy working mom with four children, anybody can." Watch her explain the products in the video above. {Vogue}

Urban Decay is launching another Naked palette
Urban Decay is adding to its range of cult-favorite palettes. The forthcoming Naked Ultimate Basics features 12 brand-new matte shades and will retail for $55. The brand has a history of selling out its Naked palettes — and fast — so you can bet that this one will, too. Set your reminders for September 15, everyone. {Fashionista Inbox}

InStyle hires a new publisher
The revolving door of publishers at InStyle continues. Almost a year to the day after Patrick Connors joined the title — a role which evolved to include shared oversight of The InStyle Collection, Time Inc.'s fashion and beauty digital properties — he has "decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities," according to a statement. Kevin Martinez will replace him as vice president and group sales director of InStyle and StyleWatch. The appointment follows many structural changes at Time Inc., including , most notably, the departure of Editorial Director Ariel Foxman. Martinez was most recently the publisher of Maxim. {Fashionista Inbox}

CFDA granted favorable ruling in 'NYFW' trademark lawsuit 
Earlier this summer, the CFDA was hit with a trademark infringement lawsuit from Fashion Week, Inc. over the use of "New York Fashion Week." Well, with less than a month to go before the spring '17 shows, the ruling is in — and it's in favor of the CFDA. According to the judge, Fashion Week, Inc. has "failed to meet its burden to immediately prevent the CFDA and WME-IMG from using the New York Fashion Week trademark." {The Fashion Law}

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