Must Read: Anna Wintour Talks Trump and Calls Condé Nast 'Guilty of Arrogance,' the CFDA Awards Get a New Look

Plus, LVMH launches e-commerce for its wines and spirits brands.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Anna Wintour opens up about Trump and revamping Condé Nast
The legendary Vogue EIC chatted about why she met with Donald Trump after staunchly supporting Hillary Clinton ("I have known Donald Trump, I think, since the early '80s... I think it was a very natural thing for us to do") and how Condé Nast needs to be more open to change ("I'll be the first to admit that at Condé Nast we have been guilty of arrogance... I think fashion, and I count us within that too, has been guilty of being too narrow-minded"). {Business of Fashion}

The CFDA Awards are under new creative direction
After working with Laird + Partners for years, the CFDA is now working with The Creative Group to develop everything from videos to invitations for its annual awards ceremony. The new designs are meant to reflect "a sense of playfulness and also New York casualness," according to CFDA president and CEO Steven Kolb. {WWD}

Gucci is banking big on millennials 
Since Alessandro Michele became creative director at the Italian house in January 2015, revenues have soared — and 50 percent of Gucci's business is driven by millennials, thanks to its plethora of accessibly priced leather goods, jewelry, silk scarves, fragrances and sunglasses. According to CEO Marco Bizzarri, two years ago, that percentage was a resounding zero. {WSJ}

LVMH is launching a wine and spirits-centered luxury e-comm site
Entitled Clos19, the venture will sell luxury liquor brands like Moët & Chandon and Hennessy in addition to drink-driven experiences like tastings and travel complete with cellar tours and more. The site debuts on Wednesday in the UK with other markets like Germany following this summer and launches on the heels of the announcement that LVMH is planning a multi-brand site for fashion e-commerce. "The group is definitely ramping up in terms of digital," said Stephanie Watine Arnault, chief executive of Clos19 and niece of LVMH head Bernard Arnault. {Business of Fashion}

Debate over New York's garment district location continues
Mayor Bill DeBlasio's administration has made clear its plans to gradually shift the center of New York garment manufacturing from its current home in Midtown Manhattan to a new area in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. While the plan is backed by the CFDA and the Garment District Alliance, it also has fierce opposition from some who would like to see the garment district stay put. {New York Times}

Should you boycott SheaMoisture?
The brand known for products aimed at black women with curly natural hair came under fire this week for an ad that featured three white women and one black woman talking about their hair journeys — a move that many saw as displaying ambivalence toward its core audience. But considering that the brand has pulled the ad, apologized and promised not to abandon its original supporters as it grows, boycotting may be premature. {The Cut}

Poshmark launches an in-app styling service
Poshmark, a social marketplace for fashion, is launching the Posh Dressing Room — a service that streamlines the connection between customers shopping on the app and "seller stylists" who help them find pieces that match their personal style. Considering that personalized styling advice is the fastest-growing sales driver on the app, the addition of the Posh Dressing Room is a smart business move. {Fashionista inbox}

Dolce & Gabbana under fire for "thin & gorgeous" shoes — but Stefano Gabbana couldn't care less
The Italian brand garnered criticism for a pair of sneakers that included the words "I'm thin & gorgeous" scribbled on the side. Commenters expressed frustration that the sentiment seemingly equates thinness with beauty. Stefano Gabbana, however, seemed unfazed, as he shared a screenshot of one story detailing negative reactions on his own Instagram with the caption "When idiocy distorts reality!!!... Next time we'll write LOVE TO BE FAT AND FULL OF CHOLESTEROL... most stupid post ever." Never mind the story no one's writing, which is that the shoes are strikingly reminiscent of Vetements' collab with Reebok on the buzzy Instapump Fury. {Footwear News}

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