Must Read: Zayn Wears His Giuseppe Zanotti Designs, Shoes of Prey Pulls Out of Brick and Mortar

Plus, Hermès is teaming up with Nordstrom.
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Zayn Malik in Tommy Jeans and Giuseppe for Zayn boots. Photo: CALA/BroadImage

Zayn Malik in Tommy Jeans and Giuseppe for Zayn boots. Photo: CALA/BroadImage

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Zayn Malik takes his Giuseppe for Zayn boots out for a spin
For the first time since announcing his forthcoming collection with Giuseppe Zanotti, Malik was spotted at LAX wearing a pair of front-zip black boots from the collection, which feature a simple back tab as well as a pretty noticeable patch with his name on the side. You won't be able to find them in stores until January of next year, but in the meantime, who better to generate Giuseppe for Zayn-buzz than Zayn, himself? {Fashionista inbox}

Photo: Courtesy of Giuseppe Zanotti

Photo: Courtesy of Giuseppe Zanotti

Shoes of Prey to close David Jones and Nordstrom design studios
The online retailer is shuttering its physical design studios after a possibly premature attempt to go omnichannel. One was located in Sydney-based luxury department store David Jones, while six stateside outposts lived inside various Nordstrom locations. "The physical stores have been hugely important for us," said Shoes of Prey co-founder Jodie Fox to AFR. But the most profitable and biggest opportunity for Shoes of Prey right now is in pure play online." {The Australian Financial Review}

Longtime red carpet reporter Jeffrey Slonim passed away
Red carpet reporter Jeffrey Slonim, who penned a column on Allure's back page for nearly 25 years and also reported for The New York Post, Town & Country and Gotham, among other publications, died on Oct. 13 at the age of 56. The cause of death was reportedly suicide. "He went out and he did the most exhausting job known to mankind — he went and stood at red carpets and events and asked these bold and disarming questions that really elicited human responses. He had a way of cutting through the formality of those cases and getting something that we could all identify with," said former Allure editor-in-chief Linda Wells, remembering Slonim in Women's Wear Daily. {Women's Wear Daily}

Nordstrom to open first-ever Hermès pop-up
Olivia Kim's latest big get for Nordstrom? Hermès. The French luxury brand typically does not sell through department stores, but will open a first-of-its kind accessories concept shop exclusively at Nordstrom's downtown Seattle flagship on Tuesday, selling men’s silk, women’s silk and fashion jewelry. {Fashionista Inbox}

Hailey Baldwin covers Harper's Bazaar Australia
The model appears on the magazine's November issue in an cover shoot lensed by Darren McDonald. The issue, which hits Australian newsstands today, features a Louis Vuitton-clad Baldwin, with makeup by Sam Addington and hair by Charles McNair. {Instagram/@haileybaldwin}

Roberto Cavalli employees go on strike
In response to planned job cuts, workers at the Roberto Cavalli group went on strike on Friday. As we previously reported, Cavalli plans to eliminate around 200 positions and will shutter its Milan corporate and design offices and transfer all functions to just outside Florence, in Osmannoro. {WWD}

Coty acquires GHD for $510.1 million
The fragrance conglomerate, fresh off the acquisition of Proctor & Gamble's beauty division, is wasting no time in growing its roster of brands. In a move to position the brand as a leader in the professional hair category, Coty has purchased London-based GHD, a brand known for its styling tools. {Coty}

Chicago History Museum to stage Mainbocher exhibit
The work of Main Rousseau Bocher is being spotlighted in an upcoming Chicago History Museum exhibit, opening Oct. 22, 2016 through Aug. 20, 2017. "Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier" will feature nearly 30 of the designer's garments and will offer insight into his multifaceted career, including designing under his own label, working as a Paris-based Vogue editor and making uniforms for the Girl Scouts of America and the Navy during World War II. Click through the gallery below for a sneak peek at the exhibit. {Fashionista inbox}

Watch North West try the Kylie Lip Kit
The pint-sized daughter of Kim Kardashian clan spent the weekend with "Auntie Kylie," who enlisted North to try on an onyx version of her Kylie Lip Kit because why not? Watch a clip of her getting the lip-kit treatment below. {People}

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