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Must Read: Iskra Lawrence Covers 'Self,' Demna Gvasalia is BoF's Person of the Year

Plus, Super Saturday sales fail to hit holiday targets.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

"Perfect doesn't exist."
Model Iskra Lawrence has landed the January/February 2017 cover of Selfthe last print issue for the lifestyle magazine. "You don’t always need to be this flawless female with amazing skin and done hair," says Lawrence, who is the current face of the Aerie Real campaign, in the accompanying interview. "Perfect doesn't exist. We need to see real women's bodies." {Self}

Demna Gvasalia is Business of Fashion's Person of the Year
The Georgian designer, whose debut at Balenciaga was one of the most widely anticipated shows this year, has been named BoF's Person of the Year. And with Vetements hitting its stride thanks in part to its subversive, self-referential capsule collections (remember "Official Fake"?), we're not surprised to see Gvasalia take home the top honor. {Business of Fashion}

Super Saturday... not so super?
In a last-chance attempt to court shoppers ahead of the holidays, retailers are pulling out the stops to get customers into their stores. However, even though traffic and sales were up, the overall numbers were just shy of holiday targets. What can we say? People are savvier than ever when it comes to comparison shopping, and when temps are in the subzero range, online shopping just seems that much sweeter. {WWD}

The renaissance of the Champion logo
2016 saw the resurgence of many throwback logos. Not only did classic American brands like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Wrangler partner with Urban Outfitters on logo-heavy capsule collections, but Vetements famously repurposed the iconic Champion "C" on its sweatshirts, inspiring others to do the same. {The New York Times}

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Remembering China Machado
Iconic fashion model China Machado, widely known as the first non-white supermodel to appear in the pages of an American fashion magazine, passed away on Sunday at the age of 86. "China Machado was one of the first great pioneers in the firmament of haute couture," said André Leon Talley to the Times via email. Stefano Tonchi, the editor-in-chief of W, added, "She was the first to put in front of the audience the idea of the otherness, bringing out memories of different cultures and fragments of other imagery." {The New York Times}

How brands are using social media to leverage sales
More and more fashion brands are ditching traditional fashion shows for large-scale social media fodder (see: Tommy Pier, Coach's 75th anniversary party) and tapping collaborators with large followings (see: Coach x Selena Gomez, Tommy x Gigi). But which platform actually pays off in terms of sales? And will social media retail become a reality?  {Business of Fashion}

Priyanka Chopra is the newest Pantene spokeswoman
The actress is Pantene's newest face (hair?), and will star in the hair-care brand's upcoming "Strong is Beautiful" campaign alongside brand ambassador Selena Gomez. "'Strong Is Beautiful' is more than a campaign, it's the ethos and point of view of our brand, and all of our recent Ambassador choices are women who represent this idea," said Jodi Allan, vice president of hair for North America at Procter & Gamble to WWD. "Priyanka is the embodiment of this spirit — she's a strong, intelligent woman, who has built a global career for herself, and has chosen roles that exemplify fierce and powerful women." {WWD}

Streetwear gets political 
In the face of recent political events, it's not exactly surprising to see streetwear brands pushing product that lets you wear your ideology literally on your sleeve. Recent examples including Supreme's "Say No" t-shirt or new label HypePeace's Palestine sweatshirt are bringing streetwear back to its subversive roots and away from, well, wannabes. {High Snobiety}

Mario Testino, MarioTestino+ choir and Gigi Hadid sing "Feliz Navidad"
The famous photographer and his creative team MarioTestino+ posted a sweet and festive holiday greeting on Mira Mira, Testino's newly launched content platform. He and his team, aptly renamed as the MarioTestino+ Choir, sing "Feliz Navidad" joined by a very enthusiastic Gigi Hadid. {Mira Mira}

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