Must Read: Keira Knightly Sings in New Chanel Jewelry Campaign, The Future of Luxury According to Top Business Figures - Fashionista

Must Read: Keira Knightly Sings in New Chanel Jewelry Campaign, The Future of Luxury According to Top Business Figures

Plus, Amber Heard is the cover star of "Allure"'s December issue.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Keira Knightley sings in French in Chanel jewelry campaign
Keira Knightley delicately strums a Chanel-branded guitar — her fingers and wrists decorated with quilted cuffs and rings — while singing a classic French song in a new video for Chanel's Coco Crush jewelry collection. Chanel crowned the British beauty the face of its jewelry line last year, and in its latest campaign, the actress proves she's a master of both period films and musical numbers. You can watch the full clip above. {WWD}

Top business figures weigh in on the future of luxury
We live in a chaotic world driven by the constant need for newness and information — so how do we go about predicting fashion's next "It" item or the next luxury brand that'll wipe Gucci clean of its relentless selling power? Well, we can't. Instead, The New York Times recruited top business figures in the luxury space to answer the perennial question of "what's next?" {The New York Times}

Amber Heard is the cover star of Allure's December issue
Amber Heard fronts the December cover of Allure wearing faux-fur, sparkly yellow eye embellishments and a bold red lip. But the real treat is the accompanying cover story that features a rather unhinged exchange between the actress and the interviewer. The writer goes far beyond surface level — i.e., not just questioning regarding the 31-year-old's beauty routine; questions about sexuality and abuse ensue. {Allure}

Amber Heard on the December 2017 cover of "Allure." Photo: Daniel Jackson/"Allure"

Amber Heard on the December 2017 cover of "Allure." Photo: Daniel Jackson/"Allure"

J.W. Anderson's CEO exits the London-based label 
Simon Whitehouse, the chief executive officer of J.W. Anderson, stepped down from his role after three years with the LVMH-owned, London-based label. According to Business of Fashion, his exit is due to personal reasons, but coincidentally comes at the heels of a major executive reshuffle announced at LVMH last week. {Business of Fashion}

Alexa Chung collaborated with American Express and Small Business Saturday on her first-ever handbag
U.K.-grown tastemaker Alexa Chung partnered with American Express on a gingham bag designed to promote Small Business Saturday, a shopping event that falls on Dec. 2 and encourages shoppers to patronize local, independently owned stores. The light blue canvas tote will be available for purchase on Nov. 15. {British Vogue}

Fashion e-commerce startups are rethinking their growth strategies for 2018
Just a few years back, Nasty Gal and Bonobos were the gold standards of e-commerce startups: Both blossomed into apparel powerhouses, having secured big investments and experienced drastic growth in a short amount of time. But fast forward to the present, and their success has fizzled out — Nasty Gal went bankrupt in 2016. As such, as rising generation of small fashion brands, eager to carve out an important, profitable spot on the web, are swapping the Nasty Gal and Bonobo growth manuals for that of Patagonia and Eileen Fisher — the companies who advocate for steady growth. {Fast Company}

Inside Indonesia's rapidly expanding garment and textile industry
Indonesia is in the process of ramping up its garment and textile industry, with its government aiming to increase the nation's value of exported apparel to $75 billion by 2030. And this neighbor to manufacturing powerhouses like China and India is already well on its way, with a workforce of almost 2 million people, an impressive domestic supply of raw materials, an increasingly sophisticated set of machinery and a client list that boasts the likes of Uniqlo, Guess and H&M. {Business of Fashion}

Karl Lagerfeld under fire after harshly criticizing Germany's open-door migration policy 
Chanel's German-born creative director Karl Lagerfeld appeared on a French talk show this past Saturday, soon after finding himself in hot water when he criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to open the country's borders to Syrian refugees and immigrants. According to The Guardian, the fashion designer upset numerous viewers when he attacked Merkel's open-door migration policy, stating she made a "huge error" and alluding to a recent occurrence in which a friend claimed a recent immigrant praised Germany's annihilation of six million jews in the Holocaust. {The Guardian}

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