Must Read: Karlie Kloss Not Walking in Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Bottega Veneta Merging Women's and Men's Runways

Plus, "Love" Magazine released its annual model-studded Advent trailer.
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Karlie Kloss at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Monday.

Karlie Kloss to skip this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Contrary to earlier rumors, former Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss announced on Instagram that a "work obligation" was keeping her from walking in the brand's annual runway extravaganza in Paris this year. "There is truly no show quite like the VS Fashion Show, and there is no feeling quite like walking on that magnificent runway," fashion's favorite coder captioned the throwback photo of the cohort of models (and Kloss's future bestie, Taylor Swift) who walked in 2013. Meanwhile, you can keep up with the 2016 festivities, which film this week, on Instagram via the hashtag "#VSFashionShow." {@karliekloss/Instagram}

Bottega Veneta to combine its men's and women's runway shows
Kering-owned Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta announced on Monday that, starting in 2017, it will combine its four existing men's and women's runway shows into two seasonal events in February and September. Bottega Veneta follows in the footsteps of fellow Kering brand, Gucci, which made a similar decision this past April. {Business of Fashion}

Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner and more frolic in lingerie for Love Advent
It being 2016, Christmas now means very famous models dancing in their underwear, if you can believe the trailer for Love Magazine's annual Advent video series. Shot by Hype Williams and featuring Kanye West's "Fade," this year's debut clip features Emily Ratajkowski, Jourdan Dunn, Hailey Baldwin and more frolicking in Agent Provocateur with Pat McGrath-ed lips. {Love}

Benefit Cosmetics surpasses Anastasia Beverly Hills as eyebrow product leader
Brows are hotter than ever, and Benefit Cosmetics is capitalizing on the beauty industry's multibillion-dollar trend. LVMH-owned brand Benefit Cosmetics is gaining primacy over former frontrunner Anastasia Beverly Hills as the premier company in the brow category, thanks to a slew of digital- and social media-driven launches. {WWD}

Vivienne Westwood burns $7 million worth of punk memorabilia
Designer Vivienne Westwood and her son, Agent Provocateur founder Joe Corré, burned $7 million worth of artifacts from the early punk movement over the weekend in London to protest the celebrations currently marking punk's 40th anniversary. "Punk was never meant to be nostalgic," Corré told WWD. "[It] has become another marketing tool to sell you something you don't need." {WWD}

Behati Prinsloo plans to return to Victoria's Secret Fashion Show next year
Veteran Angel Behati Prinsloo gave birth to daughter Dusty Rose Levine just two months ago, so it's understandable that she skipped out on this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show — but a recent post on Instagram showed that the runway remains top of mind. After noting that this would've been her 10th year walking, she said that she and her daughter would be cheering on the other models from afar, writing: "Love you all, have fun in Paris and see you next year!!!!" {People}

More fallout from Glamour Brasil incident
Earlier this month, Glamour Brasil posted a Boomerang video that featured seven staffers — including Editor in Chief Monica Salgado — bowing or pulling their eyelids sideways in "honor" of an upcoming Japan-themed issue. The post was criticized as being racist and the magazine issued an apology. But last week, a freelance contributor's services were suspended after "liking" comments on social media that criticized the original video, landing Glamour Brasil in hot water once again. {WWD}

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