Must Read: More Models Accuse Bruce Weber of Sexual Misconduct, Helmut Lang Announces New Editor-In-Residence - Fashionista

Must Read: More Models Accuse Bruce Weber of Sexual Misconduct, Helmut Lang Announces New Editor-In-Residence

Plus, two men charged with murdering model Harry Uzoka.
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Photographer Bruce Weber. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for DuJour

Photographer Bruce Weber. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for DuJour

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

More models accuse Bruce Weber of sexual misconduct
Just days after The New York Times published a sweeping sexual misconduct investigation on photographers Bruce Weber and Mario TestinoBusiness of Fashion has heard more allegations of similar nature against Weber. Male models, who've worked with the legendary lensman dating back to 1982, have come forth with instances of Weber inappropriately touching them, asking them to get unnecessarily naked, snapping photos of their nude bodies and engaging in highly sexual breathing practices. Weber has once again denied these allegations. {Business of Fashion}

Helmut Lang announces new editor-in-residence
Helmut Lang has appointed Alix Browne, the former features director of W Magazine and the founder of V Magazine, as its new editor-in-residence. Browne will succeed Dazed & Confused editor-in-chief Isabella Burley, who in her 10-month tenure with the brand, was responsible for the development of new initiatives focused on revitalizing the label's visual agenda. {Fashionista Inbox}

Two men charged with murdering model Harry Uzoka
Tributes to London model Harry Uzoka flooded social media, as the fashion community learned of his devastating death. The 25-year-old, who has appeared in Everlane and Levi's campaigns, was fatally stabbed in Shepard's Bush last Thursday. On Tuesday, police arrested and charged two men — model George Koh, who has worked for Louis Vuitton, and Jonathan Okigbo — with Uzoka's murder. {ABC News}

IMG Models signs Diddy's son, Christian Combs 
In this day and age, models are plucked from Instagram, Facebook and  famous families. IMG Models' newest signee was chosen from the latter: Christian Combs, the 19-year-old son to rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs and model Kim Porter, is the latest celebrity offspring to score a modeling contract. Combs already has a record deal and a few Dolce & Gabbana gigs under his belt, so chances are, we'll be seeing and hearing a lot from him in the near future. {WWD}

Watch the latest trailer of "Versace: The American Crime Story" 
After many months of waiting, season two of FX's "American Crime Story" depicting the 1997 murder of Gianni Versace, premieres on Wednesday night. While we attempt to get through our work day and the fashion set stocks up on some butter-free popcorn, the network has released a new trailer, spotlighting Darren Criss as serial killer Andrew Cunanan, and it's full of suspense and blood. See the full clip below. {Fashionista Inbox} 

Inside the Kenyan cosmetics line designed specifically for African women 
Nelly Tuikong, a Kenyan woman studying nursing in the United States, had trouble finding makeup that matched her skin tone. So she gave up on nursing and started her own line of cosmetics in Kenya focused specifically on suiting the beauty needs of African women. Thanks to urbanization and rising consumer wealth, the continent's beauty market is rapidly growing, meaning more indigenous brands are likely to pop up in the region. Tuikon sat down with Quartz to discuss the growth of her company and the rise of local beauty products. {Quartz}

Tamara Mellon launches #MarchWithTM campaign 
Luxury shoe label Tamara Mellon will gift limited-edition T-shirts to those who tag the brand or the #MarchWithTM hashtag while participating in the upcoming Women's Marches on Jan. 20 and 21. The tees feature a racy middle finger image shot by Paula Kudacki that was released when the label was launched in 2016. {Fashionista inbox} 

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