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Must Read: Nas Stars in Public School Campaign, Tom Hiddleston Covers "Interview"

Plus, Kate Moss goes rock-and-roll for the 25th anniversary issue of "Dazed."
Nas wears a hat designed by Public School with New Era. Photo: Public School

Nas wears a hat designed by Public School with New Era. Photo: Public School

These are the stories making headlines on Wednesday.

Nas is the campaign star for Public School's New Era collaboration
In today's unlikely fashion pairings, rapper Nas has been announced as the face of Public School's collaboration with lifestyle brand New Era. "When you think of New York leaders, especially in the context of a Yankees or Mets hat, there's no other person that comes to mind before Nas," said designer Dao-Yi Chow via press release. "Growing up in the city in the early and mid-90's, around the time when [Nas's album] "Illmatic" dropped, was like a sociology lesson. And so there was only ever one person that could fully do justice to this campaign and our ode to New York City." {Fashionista inbox}

Tom Hiddleston covers Interview's October issue
The newly minted Gucci campaign face is continuing his ascent in the fashion ranks as the cover star of Interview's latest issue. In the Q&A, — conducted by Benedict Cumberbatch, because obviously — Hiddleston discusses life in the spotlight, returning to the Marvel universe and his greatest fear. {Interview}

Kate Moss covers one of Dazed's anniversary issues
The legendary British supermodel landed one of nine covers for Dazed's fall-winter 2016 issue (which also happens to be the magazine's 25th anniversary issue). In the black-and-white editorial lensed by Ethan James Green, Moss poses in variety of rock-inspired looks, with plenty of leather, fur and studs. {Fashion Gone Rogue}

LVMH executives linked to criminal investigation
Two top executives of luxury conglomerate LVMH are being detained by French police for questioning in relation to a pending criminal investigation on influence-peddling, a type of corruption in which people leverage their relationship with government officials to gain favors or preferential treatment, usually in exchange for money. {The Fashion Law}

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"This is a great time to be Nike."
On Tuesday, the activewear brand reported in the quarter ending Aug. 31, sales increased 8 percent and net profits rose 6 percent to $1.25 billion. "It's a great time to be in the business of sport and as the market leader, this is a great time to be Nike. We are on the front end of all this growth a driving force behind the can expanding market," said Nike chairman, president and CEO Mark Parker. {WWD}

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrates her 44th birthday with makeup-free selfie
The actress and Goop founder took to Instagram to share a bare-faced selfie in honor of her 44th birthday. (HBD!) In her caption, Paltrow proudly writes, "embracing my past and future," in addition to tagging Goop and including the handle #goopgoesmakeupfree. So that's the secret to her preternaturally-glowy skin? {Instagram/@gwynethpaltrow}

Are Asian pop stars are taking over the front row?
They might not be household names in the U.S., but mega-pop stars from Asia are quickly filling up the front rows at major runways shows internationally. Cases in point, K-pop star/#WangSquad member CL and Chinese stylist Fil Xiaobai, who sat front row at the hazy pink Gucci show. {Yahoo}

The Kate Middleton effect is still going strong
We've been keeping close tabs on Kate Middleton's fashion moments throughout her Royal Tour of Canada and clearly, we're not the only ones. Her red crêpe dress, worn to a cocktail reception at Government House and designed by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, is already sold out. (Are we surprised? No. Sad? Maybe a little.) {Vogue}

Adam Lippes has a new CEO
Michelle Gaster Wasserman has been appointed CEO of Adam Lippes, effective immediately. Wasserman, who succeeds former CEO Donata Minelli, most recently led the North America e-commerce business for Coach, and previously worked in merchandising at Bergdorf Goodman. "We're looking forward to her vision for the company and her expertise during this exciting period of growth for us as a brand," said the designer via press release. {Fashionista inbox}

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