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Must Read: Watch 'Vogue' Review Kendall and Kylie's Fashion Line, A Look Inside Adidas's Turnaround

Plus, the reason Chinese tourists treat Europe as the world's biggest discount mall.
Kylie and Kendall Jenner. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Kylie and Kendall Jenner. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" paints Vogue as Kendall + Kylie clothing line fans
Sunday night's episode of "KUWTK" captured the Jenner sisters as Vogue Runway Director Nicole Phelps came to review their collection for the site last September. The arc of the episode followed the sisters' nervousness at having their line reviewed by the critic, with Kendall declaring that a bad review could "make or break" them. Before Phelps's story came out, Kris Jenner declared that Vogue "love[d] every single piece," but the review is non-gushy at best, so is Jenner's estimation a fair one? We'll leave that up to you, dear readers. {Jezebel}

Adidas's secret weapon to beat competitors? Focus on fashion icons, not just athletes
The brand has leveraged fashion figures like Kanye West and Alexander Wang just as prominently as more traditional athlete spokespeople, and it's worked — the brand has seen a huge return on investment for those collaborations. "The company... is now treating shoes as fast fashion: stylish, responsive to trends and engineered to hit the market quickly," according to Fast Company. {Fast Company}

Kate Spade sees flat sales amid talks of a sale
On Tuesday, Kate Spade released its first earnings report since announcing in February it was exploring a sale, with Coach rumored to be the top bidder. Overall sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2017 declined about 1 percent to $271 million, dragged down by low brick-and-mortar sales which were offset by better e-commerce sales. Net income was $1.36 million compared to $11.6 million in the same period last year; no conference call was held due to the company's continued exploration of "strategic alternatives." {Kate Spade & Co.}

The Tory Burch Foundation named the recipients of its annual fellowship program
The program — an annual year-long fellowship for female entrepreneurs — offers women mentoring, networking and educational opportunities, as well as a $10,000 business education grant. This year's fellows are: Anit Hora of Mullein & Sparrow, Kimberly Jung of Rumi Spice, Katalina Mayorga of El camino Travel, Paris Sabo of Dr. Brite, Jennifer Saxton of Tot Squad, Allison Schnickel of Brobe International, Anita Shepherd of Anita's Yogurt, Lauren Sweeney of Dotted Line Collaborations, Eliza Whiteman of Fly Dog Yoga and Janel Young of Nava Pets. {Fashionista inbox}

Rowan Blanchard appears on Nylon's May 2017 cover
Blanchard announced the news that she appears on the magazine's "Young Hollywood" issue via Instagram on Tuesday. The cover photo, shot by Gia Coppola, shows Blanchard in a cozy Tumblr pink Chanel sweater. In the accompanying interview, Blanchard describes Nylon as "a mag I have been collaging since elementary school!" Aw. {Instagram}

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Understanding why Chinese shoppers flock to Europe for discounted luxury goods
Chinese shoppers are a crucial market for plenty of luxury brands, accounting for 30 percent of all spending on personal luxury goods globally. And for years, they've done a good chunk of that shopping while traveling outside of China. That's because the prices for the same goods in Europe tend to be far cheaper than those in Asia. The disparity in prices is the result of Chinese taxes and duties, as well as exchange rates, and it's now an imbalance that the Chinese government has been trying to correct. {Quartz}

Can the market make room for another luxury conglomerate?
Three main luxury groups have dominated the market for years: Kering, LVMH and Richemont. In recent years, however, other groups have tried to edge their way in, and experts think there may be room at the table. One example is the U.K.-based For the One, helmed by Reinhard Mieck and Melissa Morris. "We've seen this opportunity in the market... The industry became too fast; brands and companies are basically forced to constantly bring lots of new products to market, which leaves little time to really consider perfecting the product. This is why we've chosen go into timeless luxury goods — and not fashion," said Mieck in an interview with BoF. {Business of Fashion}

Chiara Ferragni's partnership with SK-II paid off big time
The Italian blogger and mega influencer signed on as an ambassador for the Japanese luxury skin-care brand's "Face The Wild" campaign last month, and that partnership has proved to be SK-II's "most successful digital activation to date." The campaign generated 13.27 billion digital impressions and 4.46 million social actions in five weeks, according to a spokesperson from the company. {WWD}

Ivanka Trump's business dealings are raising ethics questions yet again
The First Daughter garnered what WWD refers to as "potentially valuable" Chinese trademarks on April 6, which some are calling into question because it was the same day she met with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Critics argue that, once again, this signals that the line between Trump's business dealings and the Trump administration seems to be murky and undefined. {WWD}

New platform uses crowdsourcing to address garment laborer abuses
While auditing supply chains is a common practice for all kinds of brands, the data is rarely worker-sourced — and the results are often kept from the public. LaborVoices is changing that by collecting information directly from garment workers about their experiences and publishing the names of the factories they work at. The goal is to help workers have more of a voice, incentivize factories to compete to create the best conditions and give brands a sense of what's happening in their partner factories when auditors aren't around. {Fashionista inbox}

L'Oréal sales grew 7.5 percent this quarter
The beauty brand attributed some of the strongest growth to its "Luxe" division, which surprised execs by outpacing the mass and professional markets. Growth was strong in Western Europe and North America, with emerging markets like Asia and Eastern Europe also showing promise. Online sales also grew this quarter, at a rate of 27 percent. {WWD}

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