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Must Read: Stitch Fix Files for IPO, Ford Models Gets a Makeover

Plus, department stores are refreshing their cosmetic counters with indie beauty products.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Stich Fix files for IPO 
San-Francisco-based subscription clothing company Stitch Fix has filed for an IPO. Stitch Fix is one of several styling services that ships shoppers clothes to try on at home, so they can decide whether or not to purchase. At the end of the 2017 fiscal year, the company had 2.2 million active clients and had a net revenue of $977.1 million — pretty impressive for a company that was founded only six years ago. {Business of Fashion}  

Ford Models gets a makeover
After falling behind in the pretty people industry, Ford Models is getting a revamp courtesy of famed art director Fabien Baron. With Baron's excellent track record — he's responsible for reinventing brands such as Harper's Bazaar, Calvin Klein and Vogue Paristhe modeling agency is getting a modern facelift, which will include a minimalist site makeover and a greater focus on digital content. {Business of Fashion}

Department stores are refreshing its cosmetic counters with indie beauty products 
Department stores are getting in on the indie beauty trend. Starting today, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is refreshing its beauty counters with newly stocked indie beauty goods in partnership with the Indie Beauty Expo, an annual event that celebrates indie beauty brands from around the globe. In addition to the fancy gift-giving retailer, Saks and Macy's have also begun expanding their product selection beyond your standard Estée Lauders and Cliniques. {Glossy}

What's next for the company that owns Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot?
Two sisters created an affordable luxury giant that contains French contemporary labels Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot. While in the process of going public — the company is valued at $2 billion — the co-founders spoke to Business of Fashion regarding their future plans, which include tackling the Chinese market, growing Sandro's men's division and potentially adding more like-minded brands to their portfolio. {Business of Fashion}

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Solange tells the 'Evening Standard' not to touch her hair
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