Must Read: Unpaid Turkish Garment Workers Tag Zara Clothes, The CFDA Parters with The Wall Group

Plus, Harry Styles goes back to school in Gucci in his upcoming "Kiwi" video.
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Plus, Harry Styles goes back to school in Gucci in his upcoming "Kiwi" video.
Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Unpaid Turkish garment workers tag Zara clothes
An outsource manufacturer for Zara in Turkey, which has shut down overnight, owes its workers three months of pay and severance allowance. To call attention to the matter, the unpaid workers have been going into the fast fashion retailer's locations in Istanbul to leave tags on garments that read: "I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn't get paid for it." {Associated Press}

The CFDA partners with The Wall Group on celebrity stylist networking events
The Council of Fashion Designers of America is partnering with international artist management company The Wall Group to hold one networking events each in New York and Los Angeles with top celebrity stylists. The partnership was born out of a growing desire among emerging designers to collaborate with the sartorial masterminds behind red carpet looks. "Celebrities can be great ambassadors for fashion, but designers often don't know how to best approach them," Steven Kolb, president and chief executive officer of the CFDA to WWD. "Working with The Wall Group, we can help them bridge that gap in knowledge." {WWD}

Harry Styles goes back to school in Gucci in his upcoming "Kiwi" video
On Friday, Harry Styles took to Twitter to tease a photo from his upcoming "Kiwi" video out Nov. 8. Clad in a turquoise Gucci floral suit (his classic uniform), the photo shows the dapper British singer posed among a group of school kids looking like the sexiest teacher we've ever seen. The kids also appear to be sporting mini Gucci ensembles, so we predict this video will go down in history as the greatest thing to come out of 2017. {@Harry_Styles/Twitter}

The Collected Group appoints Natalie Ratabesi to SVP of design
The Collected Group — the parent company to Current/Elliott, Joie and Equipment, which recently tapped Sarah Rutson to lead its rebrand — announced Friday that it's appointing Natalie Ratabesi to Senior Vice President of Design at denim label Current/Elliott. Ratabesi is a Central Saint Martins graduate, who's worked at numerous luxury labels before establishing her own line TRE by Natalie Ratabesi in Los Angeles. Ratabesi will continue to run her eponymous line while also working to take the denim brand in a new, more modern direction. {Fashionista Inbox} 

Bella Hadid shows off Nike Air Force 1 sneakers in a video with 'Vogue'
To celebrate 35 years since Nike first introduced its iconic Air Force 1 sneakers, the sportswear company enlisted Travis Scott, Virgil Abloh, Acronym's Errolson Hugh, Don Crawley and Burke to put their own white-washed spin on the shoes. And in Vogue's latest video, the glossy shows off the sneakers with the help of Bella Hadid, who dances around workout rooms and urban playgrounds in Princess Diana-inspired bike shorts, sequined crops and lace bodysuits. Unfortunately, we aren't blessed with Bella's words on sneakers this time around, so we won't be treated to several rounds of Twitter roasts. {Vogue}

Feeder programs are the key to landing an entry-level position at a top fashion house
Leading luxury houses Kering, LVMH and PVH have started to build long-term relationships with top fashion universities — like London College of Fashion, Polimoda, Parsons School of Design — to better recruit rising undergraduate talents. "It's more about partnerships these days," said Karen Harvey, an executive recruiter who places C-level candidates in positions on both the creative and business sides of fashion, to BoF. "Through these long-term relationships, companies get to meet with the students more than once or twice. It's not just about glancing through their portfolios." {Business of Fashion}

How Kering plans to clean up its supply chain management
In 2015, Kering laid out an impressive 10-year plan aimed at making the luxury conglomerate more sustainable. A big part of its sustainability strategy involves cleaning up the supply chain, which means the company will work with suppliers to reduce its overall waste and aim to increase its supply chain transparency. {Glossy}

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