Must Read: Rihanna to Show Fenty x Puma at Paris Fashion Week, Loewe Hires New CEO - Fashionista

Must Read: Rihanna to Show Fenty x Puma at Paris Fashion Week, Loewe Hires New CEO

Plus, a deep dive into Hillary Clinton's influence on the runway.
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Rihanna at the launch of Fenty Puma by Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman. Photo: Patricia Schlein/Getty Images

Rihanna at the launch of Fenty Puma by Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman. Photo: Patricia Schlein/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines on Tuesday.

Rihanna to make Paris Fashion Week debut
The music star is set to show her forthcoming Fenty x Puma collection this season in Paris alongside a roster that includes brands such as Comme des Garçons, Givenchy and Chanel. "It's a dream for me to be able to present my second collection of Fenty Puma by Rihanna in Paris," said Rihanna via press release. "I approached this season very differently and felt the theme and concept was best suited for one of my favorite cities, Paris." The Fenty x Puma show will be held on September 28 at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. (local time) and will be live-streamed exclusively on Tidal. {Vogue}

Loewe hires a new CEO
Pascale Lepoivre, who most recently served as a top executive at Céline (she started at the LVMH brand in 2007), is joining Loewe as the brand's new CEO, succeeding Lisa Montague. The appointment is effective immediately and Lepoivre will divide her time between Madrid and Paris, where creative director Jonathan Anderson's design studio is based. {WWD}

Hillary Clinton: grandmother, presidential candidate... style icon?
With just weeks to go before the presidential election (welp), Robin Givhan argues that Hillary Clinton's historic campaign has had an impact on designers — and it was demonstrated by more than just participation in Anna Wintour's pre-NYFW fundraiser. The spring runways were full of beautifully structured garments that exuded power and confidence. And no, we're not talking about exclusively pantsuits. {The Washington Post}

Carmen Busquets reflects on a lifetime of fashion investing
The 51 year-old Venezuelan entrepreneur and founding investor of Net-a-Porter sat down with The New York Times to survey her impact on the fashion e-commerce landscape for more than a decade. "I realized there needed to be more female voices at the table, and that we needed to show that investors today aren't just white men," says Busquets in the interview. "I felt a sudden sense of responsibility." {The New York Times}

"Sex and the City" illustrator launches shoe collection
Fashion illustrator Megan Hess, who has worked with brands such as Chanel and Tiffany & Co., has teamed up with Australian shoe brand Shoes of Prey on a capsule collection inspired by her personal style in a range of gold textures and nude tones. Check out the exclusive collaboration, available to shop now, here. {Fashionista inbox}

Tory Burch Foundation opens applications for 2nd annual fellowship program
The year-long initiative pioneered by the designer offers female entrepreneurs the chance to apply for a fellowship that includes a visit to the Tory Burch headquarters, a $10,000 scholarship towards pursuing a business education and the opportunity to compete for a $100,000 grant investment. Applications are available now on the foundation's website through November 10. {Fashionista inbox}

Elf Cosmetics is going public
Drugstore beauty brand Elf Cosmetics is set to go public later this week, and expected to sell 8.3 million shares (each one priced between $14 to $16) and raise an estimated $125 million in its IPO. The business is currently owned by TPG Growth, a division of private equity firm TPG, who also owns J.Crew and Neiman Marcus. {WWD}

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