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Must Read: Sara Sampaio Makes 'Love' Advent Debut, Alexander Wang to Consolidate Men's Brands

Plus, Rebecca Minkoff is taking her runway show to L.A.

These are the stories making headlines on Tuesday.

Another day, another Love advent video...
Today's stars Sara Sampaio clad in a mesh bodysuit, dancing against a backdrop of brightly colored balloons. Sure! {Fashionista inbox}

Alexander Wang unveils new menswear strategy
The New York-based designer is consolidating his ready-to-wear and T by Alexander Wang menswear collections under one label, "Alexander Wang" beginning from fall 2017. "My goal with men's is really to align the offering with what our customer already recognizes," said Wang to WWD. "We've found that men do not perceive a distinction between ready-to-wear and T." {WWD}

Rebecca Minkoff to show upcoming collection in Los Angeles
The designer, who staged a "see now, buy now" runway show on the streets of SoHo back in September, is packing her bags for Los Angeles, the destination of her forthcoming show on Feb. 4, five days before the official start of New York Fashion Week. Minkoff will show her spring collection at The Grove, in addition to partnering with the outdoor retail destination on various consumer experiences that will provide a "runway-to-retail experience." {WWD}

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Nylon Guys is coming back
Didn't you miss it? The beloved men's glossy will be relaunched in 2017 as a supplement to Nylon's March spring fashion issue, and also appear with the June/July and September issues before transitioning to bimonthly distribution in 2018. In addition to a print renaissance, Nylon will also be rolling out coverage on its various digital and social platforms. {Fashionista inbox}

Joaquin Phoenix debuts campaign with PETA
The enigmatic actor is teaming up with the animal rights organization on a campaign called "Cruelty Doesn't Suit Me", which is encouraging people to stop wearing wool. "I had that rationalization, "Well, it's something that is just taken off them, and there's not a lot of abuse," Phoenix said in the campaign video, clad in a vegan wool jacket by Brave GentleMan. "But, after seeing [PETA's exposé of Australian shearers abusing their sheep], it's pretty undeniable that…it's impossible to do that in a humane way." {Fashionista inbox}

Time CFO announces resignation amid continued cost cutting
The legacy media giant announced on Tuesday that executive vice president and chief financial officer Mark Ford would be stepping down from his role as CFO, and transition to the position of executive vice president and senior strategic sales adviser, effective next month. Additionally, Time Inc.'s president and chief operating officer of sales and marketing, Mark Ellis, will also exit the company next March, with more executive shakeups to be expected as the brand aims to develop its digital strategy. {WWD}

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