Must Read: Donatella Versace's '73 Questions,' Amazon Is on Track to Become the World's Largest Apparel Retailer - Fashionista

Must Read: Donatella Versace's '73 Questions,' Amazon Is on Track to Become the World's Largest Apparel Retailer

Plus, Zara is getting slammed for appropriating a traditional Indian-style skirt.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Watch Donatella Versace answer Vogue's "73 Questions"
In Vogue's latest celebrity video installment, Donatella Versace welcomes us into her floral-filled apartment in Milan to rapidly answer questions about feminism, her personal style and her late brother. Watch the full interview, which shows us a warmer side of the iconic ice-blonde designer, in the clip above. {Vogue}

Amazon is on track to become the largest apparel retailer 
This year, Amazon experienced large increases in direct and third-party sales of apparel and shoes. If the e-tailer continues to grow at this impressive rate, a research firm told WWD that Amazon will likely become the largest clothing retailer in the U.S. by the end of 2018. But the e-commerce giant doesn't just want to takeover the consumer market: Earlier this week, the company also announced plans to enter into the healthcare industry. {WWD}

Zara slammed for appropriating a traditional Indian-style skirt
Zara is in hot water for appropriating a traditional Indian "lungi." The fast fashion retailer released a $90 check mini skirt as a part of its new spring collection, but it bears a striking resemblance to the sarongs worn by men and women in villages across Southern Asia. Twitter users immediately pounced on the Spanish mega-retailer, enraged by its decision to steal such a garment off the street and sell it for a much higher price. {Quartz}

At the State of the Union, women were silenced by their decision to wear black 
The Golden Globes blackout has had a ripple effect, causing other groups of women to show their support for the #MeToo and Time's Up movements by getting dressed in black. Last night, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address before a crowd of female legislators, many of whom were cloaked in the color. But unlike Hollywood's statement-making dark carpet, the Washington Post's Robin Givhan argues the monochromatic spread of women at the Capitol did nothing but mute them from the political conversation. {Washington Post}

Condé Nast forms fashion and beauty networks
Condé Nast is getting creative with how to stretch its declining budget. According to WWD, the publishing giant is forming fashion and beauty networks across its titles to help its smaller brands that don't have the resources to support their own fashion and beauty departments. Vogue's beauty director, Celia Ellenberg, will head up the beauty network, and W's fashion market and accessories director, Rickie de Sole, will be in charge of fashion. {WWD}

Meghan Markle-favorite Sentaler to make London Fashion Week debut 
If you want to break into the London fashion scene, have Meghan Markle wear your designs while attending to royal duties. That's precisely what Sentaler, a Toronto-based luxury outwear company, did, and now, the company is headed to London Fashion Week next month to show its Fall 2018 collection via private appointments. The Markle effect is alive and well. {WWD}

Why are we inundated with bra ads on Instagram? 
Social media has become a somewhat safer space for nipples — see Kim Kardashian's latest round of Instagram nudies — in recent years. But, our boob-filled feeds aren't solely comprised of celebs we follow — they're also loaded with a plethora of bra ads. As a way to make sense of this half-naked madness, Racked explored the marketing strategies and algorithms that go into play when it comes to Instagram's incessant need to sell us bras. {Racked}

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