Must Read: Bella Hadid Opens Up About Muslim Heritage, An Inside Look at Condé Nast's Digital Strategy

Plus, Tyra Banks removed the upper age limit for "America's Next Top Model."
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Bella Hadid for Porter. Photo: Terry Richardson/Porter

Bella Hadid for Porter. Photo: Terry Richardson/Porter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Bella Hadid talked to Porter about her Muslim identity, Lyme disease and nudity
Hadid covers the summer issue of Porter in a shoot by Terry Richardson, and opens up in the cover interview about her Muslim background ("my dad... was always religious, and he always prayed with us. I am proud to be a Muslim"), her Lyme disease diagnosis ("I couldn't get out of bed for six days.... that was the hardest time of my life") and nudity ("my mom is very European, so our whole life we were very open about that stuff"). The issue goes on sale April 7 in print and online at www.portersubscription.com/portersub. {Fashionista inbox}

Condé Nast is finally going on the digital offensive
The publishing behemoth behind Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair and more may have some big brand names under its umbrella, but its move to digital has been slow and cumbersome. Restructuring, new partnerships and changing priorities seek to address that slow shift. Whether or not it's a case of too little too late remains to be seen, as brands like Vogue are still trying to figure out how to closely cover topics like the Kardashians without diluting their prestige and elite voice. "We missed the boat digitally, and the company paid the price for that," said chief digital officer Fred Santarpia in an interview with Business of Fashion. {Business of Fashion}

Tyra Banks eliminated the upper age limit for "America's Next Top Model"
Potential contestants used to be limited to those aged between 18 and 27, but Banks recently announced on her Instagram that she'd be opening the upper age limit. "I've stood for diverse beauty and erasing cookie-cutters when it comes to what is deemed beautiful," Banks said in the video post. "So you know what? I'm taking that age limit off... I don't care how old you are, honey, you just need to know how to smize and be open to learning how to work the runway like a supermodel." {Instagram/@tyrabanks}

Garance Doré relaunched as Atelier Doré
Doré's eponymous blog launched in 2006 as an outlet for her fashion illustration and photography and has since evolved into a lifestyle brand that produces editorial content, consults on creative projects and even turns out products like stationery and clothing. The rebrand reflects this shift, according to Doré. "The way the blog started was such a personal story that having my name on it was pretty natural," she said in an interview with Business of Fashion. "Now, it's not just me doing everything." {Business of Fashion}

Shoppers want fewer apps, more personalized experiences and more deals
A new survey reported that people are downloading fewer retail-related apps, but that they are responsive to personalized content and chatbots. More than anything, consumers are open to all of the above when it leads to bigger savings for them through discounts or coupons. {WWD}

How the new team at Abercrombie & Fitch is trying to bring the brand back
A&F may have built its global reputation on being a teen logo sweatshirt brand, but the new team is trying to remake the brand as so much more than that — without losing the DNA of being a brand "obsessed" and "passionate" with doing things right. Some of those shifts involve recognizing that 60 percent of current A&F customers are over age 18, and more than 30 percent of the brand's sales happen online. {WWD}

Puma is suing Forever 21 over Rihanna shoe knockoffs
The German sportswear company filed for a design patent, trade dress and copyright infringement lawsuit against the American fast fashion brand. Puma asserts that Forever 21 has copied its Creeper, Bow Slide and Fur Slide styles and references Forever21's litigation history, pointing out that the brand has made a habit of ripping off other brands' designs. Puma recently sued Topshop for similarly infringing on other Fenty Puma designs. {The Fashion Law}

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