Must Read: Anna Wintour and Anya Hindmarch Make Queen's Honor List, Gwen Stefani Is Revlon's Newest Ambassador

Plus, Schiaparelli and Julien Fournié were granted couture house status by the French Couture Federation.
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Anna Wintour at the 2016 "Glamour" Women of the Year in Los Angeles. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Anna Wintour at the 2016 "Glamour" Women of the Year in Los Angeles. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

That's Dame Anna Wintour to you...
Vogue editor in chief's Anna Wintour has been named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire — or DBE — following a previous honor in 2008 that gave her the title of OBE, or Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Other recipients from this year's Queen's Honor List include designer Anya Hindmarch, Victoria Beckham and Oscar-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan. {WWD}

Gwen Stefani named Revlon's newest global ambassador
The pop star has joined the mega beauty brand's roster of celebrity ambassadors (which includes Ciara, Emma Stone, Halle Berry and Olivia Wilde) as Revlon's newest face of the brand's Choose Love campaign. "[The Choose Love campaign] is full of choice and positivity and dreams and truth and I feel like that's aligning exactly with where I'm at in my personal life in the last couple of years," said Stefani to WWD. "I've had to kind of choose love, choose truth, choose to be positive and work my way back to a place of using my gift and sharing my love with people." {WWD}

Sasha Lane stars in Louis Vuitton's spring 2017 campaign
The "American Honey" actress appears alongside longtime Louis Vuitton faces Jennifer Connelly and Michelle Williams in the house's just-released campaign images, photographed by Bruce Weber. Check them out in our seasonal roundup, here. {WWD}

Anna EwersImaan Hammam and Taylor Hill cover British Vogue
The trio of models star on the British Vogue's February 2017 cover, lensed by Patrick Demarchelier. In the accompanying cover story, Hill and Hammam reveal their unconventional ascent to the top of the modeling ranks by — shocker! — just being their awesome selves.  Check out the interview over on the magazine's website. {@imaanhammam/Instagram}

Kate Spade to begin formal auction process
Earlier last week, rumors surrounding Kate Spade's possible sale began to swirl, and as Bloomberg reports, the brand has indeed begun the official process of seeking a buyer. Kate Spade & Co. plans to initiate a formal auction process later this month, with "interest from six possible bidders," according to a source close to the company. {Bloomberg}

Joelle Diderich to head up WWD's Paris bureau
Effective this week, Joelle Diderich has been named the Paris bureau chief of WWD. The move comes after the December announcement that Miles Socha, executive editor, Europe, is set to succeed Edward Nardoza as the publication's editor in chief. Diderich was previously WWD's senior business news editor, and has worked in the Paris office since 2010. {WWD}

Schiaparelli and Julien Fournié granted couture house status
Schiaparelli and Julien Fournié are the latest labels to be granted the haute couture tag by the French Couture Federation, as French fashion's governing body announced in a statement on Tuesday. The two brands officially gained couture status at a meeting of a commission of France's Industry Ministry on Dec. 16. The number of houses with couture credentials, which carry strict requirements, now totals 15. {WWD}

Athleta debuts empowering new campaign starring a 98-year old yoga instructor
The activewear brand is ringing in the new year with a brand-new campaign that continues the "Power of She" theme introduced last April. The series of campaign videos showcase a cast of inspiring women, ranging from a trio of athletes to the world's oldest yoga instructor, all of whom embody Athleta's wellness-centric brand of inclusivity. "We want to break down stereotypes and help redefine perceptions of wellness and strength while celebrating the power of the female collective to make an impact," said Athleta President Nancy Green via release. Watch a video from the campaign, below. {Fashionista inbox}

Barbie Ferrera and Hari Nef star in new Urban Outfitters campaign
Urban Outfitters has unveiled its "Class of 2017" campaign, presented in part with Hanes and Champion, starring a veritable squad of 16 up-and-coming "creative minds" including social media stars Barbie Ferrera and Hari Nef alongside artists, musicians, students and models. The exclusive collections with Hanes and Champion are currently available online and in select UO stores. {Fashionista inbox}

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