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Must Read: Rihanna, Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney to Host 2018 Met Gala, Shazam for Fashion Launches With Kim Kardashian

Plus, LVMH announces major changes on the business side.
Rihanna arriving at the 2017 Met Gala. Photo: Neilson Bernard/Getty Images 

Rihanna arriving at the 2017 Met Gala. Photo: Neilson Bernard/Getty Images 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Rihanna, Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney to host 2018 Met Gala 
In case you haven't heard, Vogue announced the 2018 Met Gala theme this morning, and it's a heavenly one: Come May, a bunch of Kardashians, important fashion people and celebrities will make their way up the Met steps outfitted in religious garb or whatever they deem sartorially fit — and morally appropriate — for a Catholic-themed affair. To lead the pack, Anna Wintour has enlisted a cast of all-star hosts: Donatella Versace, Amal Clooney and the reigning red carpet MVP Rihanna. {Vogue}

Shazam for fashion launches with Kim Kardashian 
There's a new discovery app, called "Screenshop," that identifies items of clothing from a screenshot and then provides you with similar options to purchase from a large selection of retailers — it's basically the "Shazam" for fashion. Screenshop officially launched Tuesday, but before reaching our smartphones, it went into the hands of Kim Kardashian West, who worked with the app's developers to make sure it was something that consumers would want to use as frequently as her Kimoji. {WWD}

LVMH announces major changes on the business side 
On Wednesday, the fashion world witnessed yet another round of dramatic changes, but this, Condé Nast and creative directors were left out of the equation. Instead, multinational luxury goods conglomerate LVMH is switching things up on the business side, with Fendi's Pietro Beccari replacing Sidney Toledano as Dior's chief executive and Toledano replacing Pierre-Yves Roussel as the head of the LVMH Fashion Group. {Business of Fashion}

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The RealReal to open first permanent store in New York 
The RealReal, our beloved online destination for gently-used Dior saddle bags, is taking up permanent residence in Soho this Thursday. The physical consignment space will boast over 400 new luxury pieces every day and will also contain a coffee bar, a flower shop and a newsstand — a rather optimistic addition considering the current state of print magazines. Luckily, monthly installations of specially curated inventory from outside fashion sources — InStyle's Laura Brown will exhibit her chic picks first — will offset the empty news shelves. {Business of Fashion}

Kenzo enlists three emerging filmmakers for Season Zero campaign
The seriously cool co-creative directors of Kenzo enlisted three emerging filmmakers to capture the brand's Season Zero campaign. The campaign videos are streaming on until Nov. 9, and demonstrate what Carol Lim and Humberto Leon describe as the theme of the collection, which they told WWD questions how we inhabit Earth in 2017. {WWD}

Condé Nast publishing vet buys Paper Magazine
Paper Magazinethe glossy that infamously broke the internet with Kim Kardashian West's oiled up derriere — was sold to Tom Florio's newly formed media group on Tuesday. Florio, a Condé Nast publishing vet, along with Paper's chief creative officer Drew Elliot, plan to focus on growing the magazine's video and viral strategies. {Business of Fashion}

Drake is saving up Birkins for his future Mrs. 
Ladies, if there weren't already about a million reasons why you would want to be eternally tied to Drake, then here's just one more: The rapper told The Hollywood Reporter that he's been saving up Birkins for the woman he ends up with. We're not quite sure if his collection rivals the Kardashian-Jenner clan, but we can't think of a more romantic gesture than saving up bags that go for $150,000. {The Hollywood Reporter}

KOIO and JonBoy celebrate their sneaker collaboration with a short film 
Tyler Greco directed a dreamy clip that celebrates the new collaboration between Italian leather sneakers brand KOIO and celebrity tattoo artist JonBoy. In the short video, JonBoy practices his craft up in the stars alongside American Ballet theatre principal dancer James Whiteside and professional surfer Quincy Davis. You can watch the full, star-lit film here. {Nowness}

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