Must Read: Venetia Scott Named 'Vogue' UK Fashion Director, the Resistance Will Be Merchandised

Plus, "Versace" will replace "Katrina" as the next "American Crime Story."
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Venetia Scott named fashion director at British Vogue
Incoming EIC of Vogue UK Edward Enninful just made his first appointment at the glossy, naming Venetia Scott as Lucinda Chambers' replacement in the role of fashion director. Scott has served in the past as creative director at Marc Jacobs, as a photographer published in the likes of Vogue and Dazed, and as an assistant to Grace Coddington. {WWD}

The revolution will be merchandised 
With political uncertainty and frustration abounding, "Resist" has become a rallying cry for activists... and for brands that want to capitalize on the mood of the moment. "It's a parasitical relationship," writes Kyle Chayka. "The brands degrade the space they inhabit. When the trend passes, they'll find some other message to hijack, but the real problems their customers face will remain." {GQ}

"Versace" will air as next "American Crime Story" instead of "Katrina"
Ryan Murphy's hit series "American Crime Story" will go on hiatus for all of 2017, with its "Versace" installment starring Penelope Cruz as Donatella Versace airing early next year. The "Versace" story was originally meant to follow "Katrina," which is based on a book about Hurricane Katrina, but the two seasons will now reverse order — Versace first, then Katrina — and will both air in 2018. {The Hollywood Reporter}

Beauty supplements are big business
Ingestible beauty supplements are seeing significant sales growth, despite having been around for a decade and a half. What's driving the upswing? The convergence of increased interest in health, beauty and wellness — and the fact that millennials are on board — are both factors. {Business of Fashion}

Zara owner Inditex saw profits rise
Inditex, the company behind Zara, saw its net profit rise 18 percent in the first quarter of this year. Analysts noted that Zara has outperformed competitors like H&M in recent years, due in part to online growth and its extremely quick turnaround that allows for trends spotted on runways to land in stores within days. {Business of Fashion}

Zara, Marks & Spencer and H&M linked to polluting factories
In other fast-fashion news, a number of major retailers have been buying viscose from factories that are damaging local water sources and negatively impacting health for those in the area, according to a report by the Changing Markets Foundation. "Cheap production, which is driven by the fast fashion industry, combined with lax enforcement of environmental regulations in China, India and Indonesia, is proving to be a toxic mix," the report said. {Dazed}

Nasty Hands hand cream donates 100 percent of proceeds to charity A new hand cream called Nasty Hands just launched, and all of the proceeds from the product sales will go to support charities like the ACLU, the Hetrick-Martin Institute in support of LGBTQ youth and NARAL Pro-Choice America. The hand cream can be purchased online. {Fashionista inbox}

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