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Must Read: A First Look at Edward Enninful's British 'Vogue,' The Ugly Truth of Life After Modeling

Plus, Rag & Bone is collaborating with Disney on a "Star Wars" capsule.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

A first look at Edward Enninful's British 'Vogue'
British Vogue teased a 45-second clip of what new Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful's first editorial offering will look like and we already approve — see the video above for fashionable cameos by Millie Bobby Brown, Grace Coddington, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell and Adwoa Aboah. His premiere issue, December, hits newsstands Nov. 10. {Fashionista Inbox} 

The ugly truth of life after modeling
Models are plucked out of their natural habitats from a young age and then told that they're these special creatures — rare beauties who will someday walk the runways of Gucci and star in campaigns for Marc Jacobs. But once thrown into the competitive industry, many models are surprised to find that fashion is less than idyllic. Glossy spoke to a group of newly retired models, who sold their bodies to modeling agencies in hopes of having a fruitful career in fashion, but instead wound up unsatisfied, unwanted, depressed, ill and faced with the daunting reality of having to start over. {Glossy}

Rag & Bone debuts "Star Wars" capsule
Rag & Bone is partnering with Disney on a line of apparel and accessories inspired by iconic "Star Wars" references: "Our approach was really to reimagine some of our favorite Rag & Bone pieces while taking influence from some of our most memorable moments of past and present 'Star Wars' films," said founder and CEO of Rag & Bone Marcus Wainwright in a press statement. The capsule will begin rolling out on Dec. 1 in select Rag & Bone stores and, but you can get a sneak peak of the collection in the video below. {Fashionista Inbox}

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Eva Chen busts some Instagram myths at the Decoded Fashion Summit in New York
Aside from taking copious shoe Instas in Ubers, Eva Chen serves as the director of fashion partnerships at Instagram. Therefore, she knows the ins and outs of the social media platform a little bit better than, say, your average Gucci loafer-wearing influencer. Thus, Chen spoke at the Decoded Fashion Summit in New York to disprove some misconceptions about Instagram's algorithm, as well as to give some tips to fashion brands on how to best use the photo-sharing app. {Glossy}

H&M-owned streetwear label Weekday is expanding 
H&M bought Weekday — a Stockholm-based streetwear label, which sells politically charged T-shirts — back in 2010 and ever since, the Swedish retailer has been successfully opening Weekday stores across Europe and reporting strong online sales growth. "Reaching new consumers is increasingly important for H&M and its smaller brands will be instrumental to the group's growth in the future," said Samantha Dover, senior retail analyst at Mintel to BoF. "The key to Weekday's success is that it not only taps into the robust demand for streetwear, but it's empowering its young shoppers, encouraging them to take a stand on the cultural and political topics." {Business of Fashion}

The Webster opens in Soho
On Monday, The Webster — Miami's beloved luxury shopping destination — opened its doors in the heart of Soho. The six-story store is made to feel like a cozy (and extremely fancy) New York residence filled with '70s-era decor and plenty of references to its home in Miami with tropical and Art-Deco touches throughout. In addition, the 12,000-square-foot retail space is stocked with over 200 high-end labels, a shoe salon, a men's floor and a small children's department. {WWD

Fast fashion dates back to Europe's 18th-century desire to imitate fine Indian cloth
A few hundred years ago, the French desperately sought to wear the brightly dyed, extremely fine textiles that came from India. So much so, that various French men and women were willing to steal the India cloth they craved. The government in France wasn't thrilled, because their economy wasn't reaping any benefits from these literal crimes of fashion, so they decided to allow French manufacturers to imitate Indian designs — but in less durable and cheaper versions. And thus, the glorious cycle of fashion and its seasons and its cheap imitations was born, paving the way for fast fashion to one day rule the world. {Quartz}

Cosmetics companies are now catering makeup for the person on the go
If the MTA gave us a dollar for every time we saw someone applying mascara south of 57th street, then we could afford to never take the subway again. Finally, the sometimes-savvy cosmetics industry is catching on to the "commuter make-up," phenomenon, with various makeup brands coming up with innovative ways to ensure the safety — and prevent the blindness – of people who apply make-up on the go. {The Guardian}

Koreans aren't as keen on K-Beauty as you would think 
On one writers journey to a high-end mall in Seoul, South Korea, he encountered numerous local shoppers who were quick to flock to the makeup counters of Prada, Gucci and Dior, but who steered clear of stocked shelves containing numerous K-beauty products beloved by American beauty editors and clear-skin fanatics. What gives? Apparently, Koreans aren't as enthused by sheets masks as we are in the West. For us in the U.S., their beauty practices are new and exciting, while for them, snail mucin is just a part of their daily routines. {Very Good Light

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