Must Read: Prada Joins the Resort Week Calendar, 'Elle' UK Has a New Editor-in-Chief

Plus, H&M just made a big pledge towards becoming more sustainable.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Prada to (finally) show during Resort Week
The iconic Italian brand just signed on to show during mid-season Resort Week, which kicks off in May. However, unlike houses that include Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton, Miuccia Prada doesn't plan to engage in the game of showing cruise collections in farflung cities around the world. The house's Resort 2018 collection will be unveiled during a luncheon for roughly 250 guests at the Pasticceria Marchesi at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which also hosts the Fondazione Prada's L'Osservatorio space. {WWD}

Elle UK welcomes Anne-Marie Curtis as editor-in-chief
The British fashion publication has named its fashion director Anne-Marie Curtis to the role of EIC, succeeding Lorraine Candy, who exited the role last November to join The Sunday Times as luxury content editor and spearhead its Style magazine. Curtis, whose appointment is effective immediately, has served at the magazine for 12 years and had previously been a founding member of indie magazine Wallpaper*. {Elle UK}

H&M just made a big pledge towards becoming more sustainable
Fast-fashion brands aren't exactly synonymous with eco-friendly practices, but retail giant H&M is looking to change that. The brand just pledged to use 100 percent sustainable materials by 2030, taking its previous environmentally minded projects, like the Conscious Collection and in-store recycling programs, several steps further. "We want to use our size and scale to lead the change towards circular and renewable fashion while making our company even more fair and equal," said Anna Gedda, head of sustainability at H&M, in a statement to WWD. {WWD}

Amazon can't stop, won't stop
The online retailer has continued to dominate the e-commerce game, but according to experts, Amazon is just getting started. According to financing firm Morgan Stanley, the company is estimated to generate $500 billion in revenue by 2025, making it revolutionary in terms of growth rate. But what keeps investors coming? Because of Amazon's nearly perfect Midas touch. With the exception of a few endeavors, Amazon's investments have been largely successful and have grown to span everything from e-tail to web services like cloud computing, data and software. {The Economist}

Is model diversity here to stay?
Recent seasons have witnessed the fashion industry's shift towards model diversity on the runway, in campaigns and on magazine covers, but is it here for good? We, for one, sure hope so, despite the industry's collective fetishization of youth and sometimes narrow ideals of beauty. {i-D}

Balmain got a new CEO, so here's what to expect
Massimo Piombini has succeeded Emmanuel Diemoz as the CEO of Balmain, and it appears that he's wasting no time in making plans to expand the luxury label's reach. Piombini, who had previously served as a member of the Balmain board of directors (and prior to that, worldwide commercial director at Valentino), is reportedly looking to work closely with creative director Olivier Rousteing on increasing the brand's retail footprint and growing the product range. "Balmain is one of the best hidden secrets, because it's not developed at full potential yet," said Piombini in an interview with WWD. "With the support of Olivier and a structure that we have and that we are going to reinforce, I think we're going to have a great future." {WWD}

T Magazine promoted its deputy editor to lead role
The New York Times has named Hanya Yanagihara its new editor of its monthly style magazine. Yanagihara had previously served as the magazine's deputy editor and prior to that, was Condé Nast Traveler's editor-at-large. (She has also authored two novels, both of which have been short-listed for numerous literary awards.) "Given her creativity and breadth of experience, Hanya will elevate T's distinct and provocative storytelling to a level that explores global culture and enriches each part of the T experience, in print and digitally," announced executive editor Dean Baquet via a release. {Fashionista inbox}

Stefano Gabbana responded to Melania Trump haters on Instagram
Melania Trump's official FLOTUS portrait hit the internet on Monday, and people were quick to comment on everything from the heavy-handed retouching to her all-black ensemble featuring a Dolce & Gabbana jacket and Hermès scarf. And, despite receiving heat for posting an image of Mrs. Trump in one of his house's designs months ago, it wasn't enough to deter Stefano Gabbana from regramming the official portrait on his personal account. Unsurprisingly, followers were quick to denounce his tacit support. One user went as far to call the photo "disgusting," to which the designer responded "vai a cagare," which loosely translates to "go to hell." {Yahoo! Style}

Meet the winners of the British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 
We announced the finalists up for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund prize back in January, and now, the winners have been selected. Amy Powney of Mother of Pearl, as well as Levi Palmer and Matthew Harding of Palmer//Harding, will share the £200,000 (about $250,000) reward, and will each receive a mentorship by the BFC Business Support team. Congratulations! {Fashionista inbox}

Payless just filed for bankruptcy
After some speculation, the discount footwear behemoth has finally filed for Chapter 11 protection and announced plans to shutter roughly 400 "underperforming" stores as it attempts to restructure. "This is a difficult but necessary decision driven by the continued challenges of the retail environment, which will only intensify," said Payless CEO Paul Jones via statement. "We will build a stronger Payless for our customers, vendors and suppliers, associates, business partners and other stakeholders through this process." {Footwear News}

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