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Must Read: Apple's Angela Ahrendts Sparks Burberry Trench Coat Frenzy, Re/Done Launches Cindy Crawford Capsule

Plus, Anna Wintour opens up about the state of print in the digital age.
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Apple senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts speaking at an Apple event on Sept. 12. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 

Apple senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts speaking at an Apple event on Sept. 12. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Apple's retail boss sparks Burberry trench coat frenzy 
During fashion week, one might expect the men and women in street style galleries and on the runways to drive trends and retail sales; instead consumers were watching Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail, Angela Ahrendts, who appeared at Apple's conference last night in a pink lace Burberry trench coat. According to the global fashion search platform Lyst, in the two hours that followed, the search for any combination of "pink," "lace," and "trench coat" spiked 830%. In addition, the exact Burberry coat worn by Ahrendts was viewed once every 12 seconds. {Fashionista Inbox} 

Macramé Lace Trench, $2,895, available at Burberry. 

Macramé Lace Trench, $2,895, available at Burberry


Re/Done's Cindy Crawford capsule collection has arrived 
Re/Done denim launched "The Crawford" collection, which consists of a jean, tee and sweatshirt inspired by Cindy Crawford's effortless, all-American style. The partnership was birthed out of a throwback Instagram of Crawford in a pair of Levi's 501's. The collection drops in stores and online today and ranges in price from $125 for the tee to $328 for the jeans. {Fashionista Inbox}

Anna Wintour opens up about the state of print in the digital age
It's an unstable time in publishing: print magazines are shuttering, big-name editor-in-chiefs are fleeing the coop and top publications are finding it increasingly difficult to compete with the outpour of content from the web. And then there's Vogue, now celebrating its 125th anniversary. When WWD spoke to Anna Wintour on the state of print and how she intends to keep Vogue relevant and appreciated, the EIC said her pages have to be memorable and uphold a strong point-of-view — the information and images have to stay with you in a way that the bite-size news bits of digital media cannot. {WWD}

Kendall + Kylie under fire over $150 Chinese takeout box clutch
The Jenner sisters released another controversial item, and this time it's a handbag modeled after a Chinese takeout container. The "Lee Leather Clutch" not only uses a symbolic Chinese tiger to decorate the front, but it also bears the common Asian name, "Lee." This isn't the first time Kris Jenner's babies have gotten themselves into trouble with cultural appropriation, but we sure hope they learn their lesson soon. {Teen Vogue}

The application for H&M Foundation's Global Change Award is open
The H&M Foundation is looking for applicants for its third-annual Global Change Award, which rewards people for sustainable ideas in fashion. The panel of judges includes various fashion leaders from around the world, including Steven Kolb, head of the CFDA and Bandana Tewari, Vogue India's editor-at-large. Upon receiving all the applications, five winners will be chosen and will share a €1 million grant. The winners will also participate in a one-year innovation program with Accenture and the Swedish engineering University KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. {WWD}

10 questions with outspoken fashion journalist Alexander Fury 
Alexander Fury doesn't shy away from sharing his opinions on clothes. So what better time to sit down with Fury to discuss the practice of sartorial critiquing, than during one of the most style saturated weeks of the year? i-D Magazine jumped on this opportunity and asked the vocal style guy 10 questions about life as a well-respected fashion critic. {i-D}

Harrison Ford covers GQ's 60th anniversary issue
To cure any hump-day blues or fashion-week fatigue, we suggest turning your attention to GQ's 60th anniversary cover, which stars Harrison Ford in a basic tee and a pair of dark denim. The "Star Wars" and "Blade Runner" star is 75, but his toned, Michelangelo-sculpted arms — which are on full, glorious display — say otherwise. {GQ}

Harrison Ford on the cover of 'GQ.' Photo: @GQ/Instagram

Harrison Ford on the cover of 'GQ.' Photo: @GQ/Instagram

Model Teddy Quinlivan comes out as transgender
Teddy Quinlivan was discovered by Louis Vuitton's Nicholas Ghesquière in 2015 and has since been a runway regular for brands like Jeremy Scott, Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta. This week, the 23 year-old model not only walked in 10 headlining shows at NYFW, but she also revealed her transgender identity. In an exclusive interview with CNN, Quinlivan said that her decision was rooted in politics: "I was ready to come out," she told CNN,"but I think the times we live in elevated the sense of importance and urgency." {CNN}

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