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Must Read: L'Oréal Acquires Three U.S. Skincare Brands, Lanvin Debuts First Campaign Under Bouchra Jarrar

Plus, Karlie Kloss covers "Fast Company."
Photo: @lorealusa/Instagram

Photo: @lorealusa/Instagram

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

L'Oréal acquires CeraVe, AcneFree and Ambi
The beauty conglomerate has purchased drugstore skincare brands CeraVe, AcneFree and Ambi from parent company Valeant for a cool $1.3 billion, as reported by WWD. The three brands reportedly fetch roughly $168 million a year, and are all significant players in the over-the-counter skin care market. "These three brands, built on strong relationships with health professionals and widely distributed, will nearly double the revenue of our Active Cosmetics Division in the U.S. and will help us satisfy the growing demand for active skin care at accessible prices," said L'Oréal USA president and chief executive officer Frédéric Rozé. {WWD}

Lanvin debuts first campaign under creative director Bouchra Jarrar
The French house has launched its spring 2017 campaign, its first under newly-minted creative director Bouchra Jarrar, which stars model Stella Tennant clad in designs from Jarrar's inaugural collection. Paolo Roversi photographed the rather rock-and-roll ads. {WWD}

Karlie Kloss covers Fast Company
The February issue of the business-focused Fast Company features the supermodel talking about "following [her] nerdy passions" to start teen-girl-focused coding camp Kode With Karlie. Kloss tweeted of the February issue, "I've had the privilege of being on many covers in my 10yr career, but this one is special." {@karliekloss/Twitter}

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Lush is ramping up its digital offerings
The U.K-based beauty brand best known for colorful bath bombs and fresh face masks is prioritizing a digital presence in the face of rising competition by ramping up its Instagram presence and experimenting with platforms like Facebook Live and Instagram Stories, in addition to launching an app. "We're looking at how we can take our e-commerce platform and change it into a publishing platform," Brandi Halls, brand director at Lush North America, told Glossy. "What we want to try to do is take that content and weave it more into the shopping experience so consumers can also learn and experience the values of the brand." {Glossy}

Madonna fronts Harper's Bazaar's 150th Anniversary Issue
The pop icon is the cover star of Harper's Bazaar's 150th Anniversary Issue, featuring a '20s-inspired shoot by photographer duo Luigi and Iango. For the occasion, Madonna wears lots of Marc Jacobs, Dries Van Noten, Gucci and Prada, and speaks with "Bad Feminist" author Roxane Gay for the cover story. {Instagram/@harpersbazaarus}

Olivier Rousteing is designing stamps for the French Post Office
Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing is the most recent designer — alongside big names like Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin — to participate in the annual collaboration with France's Post Office. This year, the heart-shaped stamps, which are released every year in anticipation of Valentine's Day, will echo Balmain's spring 2017 collection with black and white stripes and architectural motifs. The stamps will be available for purchase beginning Jan. 23. {WWD}

Aly Raisman and Simone Biles pose for Sports Illustrated's 2017 Swimsuit Issue
On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated announced on Instagram that gymnasts Aly Raisman and Simone Biles will appear in the publication's 2017 Swimsuit Issue, teasing the news with images that feature Raisman and Biles (separately) clad in simple black bikinis while striking some seriously impressive poses. (Then again, they're both multiple Olympic Gold-winning boss ladies, so another day at the office?) Look out for the full story once the issue hits newsstands next month. {@si_swimsuit/Instagram}

Cara Delevingne told off a Twitter troll who suggested she get a "real job"
The model-turned-actress had been tweeting about a trip she was taking to meet with South Sudanese refugees in Uganda when a Twitter user suggested she get a "real job," claiming she won't be able to "cash in on [her] eyebrows forever." Delevingne responded in a series of tweets defending herself and her actions, saying, "I have no time [for] another man trying to tear down a woman for being successful." The troll seemed to be offended Delevingne didn't want his "career advice," asking her, "Do you not know who I am? I've had a successful career." Um, sure, dude. Which is why we have to Google your name, but not hers. {Elle}

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