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Must Read: Victoria's Secret Staffers Believe Chinese Authorities Are Spying on Them, Beauty Brands Are Increasingly Looking To Influencers Over Celebrities

Plus, Kering's #ICouldHaveBeen campaign highlights violence against women.
Backstage at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret

Backstage at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Victoria's Secret staffers believe Chinese authorities are spying on them 
More than 50 extra-leggy lingerie wearers just walked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, but as we've previously reported, the Shanghai spectacle has been been far from a leisurely walk in the park. The Chinese government took a bite out of its glittery lineup by denying various performers, models and press entry into the country, but now Page Six is reporting that various VS staffers believe the Chinese authorities are snooping around in their email. {Page Six}

Beauty brands are increasingly looking to influencers over celebrities
You don't need a Grammy, an Oscar or a hit T.V. show to work with the biggest beauty brands; in fact, you just need a very large, loyal social media following. According to a study performed by Tribe Dynamics, celebrities are losing their relevance in the cosmetics industry among a sea of influencers as 80 percent of the top 15 beauty brands for the first half of 2017 were collaborations with influencers, not celebrities. {WWD}

Kering's #ICouldHaveBeen campaign highlights violence against women
Alessandro Michele creatively steps into the shoes of women when he's designing covetable Gucci mules for them season after season. But the luxury conglomerate Kering asked the designer, along with six other creative directors from its brands, to reimagine themselves as "her," the one in three girls who are victims of violence as a part of its powerful #ICouldHaveBeen campaign. {WWD}

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