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Must Read: Timothée Chalamet Covers 'GQ,' Yolanda Zobel Named New Artistic Director of Courrèges

Plus, how Adam Rippon gets his sparkle on ice.
Timothée Chalamet on "GQ," March 2018. Photo: Ryan McGinley/"GQ"

Timothée Chalamet on "GQ," March 2018. Photo: Ryan McGinley/"GQ"

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Timothée Chalamet covers GQ
In the span of a year, Timothée Chalamet has gone from absolute anonymity to Oscar nominee for his outstanding performance in "Call Me by Your Name." For its March 2018 issue, GQ tapped Ryan McGinley to shoot the remarkable and very promising actor in a series of epic, cinematic images that brilliantly capture his perfectly angular face, fluffy head of hair and stunning green eyes. In the accompanying feature, Daniel Riley explores the wonders behind this once-in-a-generation talent. {GQ}

Yolanda Zobel named new artistic director of Courrèges
Courrèges has appointed Yolanda Zobel as its new artistic director, effective Feb. 26. Zobel hails from Germany and has worked at Giorgio Armani, Chloé and Acne Studios. She most recently served as the head of womenswear at Jil Sander and will show her first collection for Courrèges in September. {WWD}

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How Adam Rippon gets his sparkle on ice
On Sunday, ice king Adam Rippon helped the U.S. figure skating team pick up a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, thanks in no small part to his impressive free-skate performance. His dazzling moment was made even brighter by his costume, which consisted of thousands of Swarovski crystals. {Vogue}

What happens when Deciem's commitment to transparency goes too far? 
Brandon Truaxe disrupted the beauty industry when he founded Deciem — the internet-beloved affordable skin-care brand — five years ago. Though the company is often praised for its transparency, Truaxe's unabashed openness has landed Deciem in hot water of late: Over the past few weeks, Trauxe has created something of an online firestorm by responding to various comments through unfiltered, rant-like Instagram posts on his personal account. {Business of Fashion}

Farfetch is seeking a $5 billion valuation
London-based online retailer Farfetch has its sights set on a $5 billion valuation. The luxury marketplace has had a lucrative few years, having generated a revenue of almost $210 million in 2016 and purchasing the London retailer Browns in 2015. The company is rumored to be interviewing bankers over the next few weeks to head up its New York-based IPO. {Hypebeast}

How "Black Panther" celebrates Black culture through hair 
Ahead of "Black Panther"'s much-hyped release, The New York Times spoke with Camille Friend, the head of the "Black Panther"'s hair department, to shed light on the significance behind the Afro-inspired hairstyles. "We did a totally Afrocentric, natural hair movie," said Friend in a new interview with The New York Times. "There was not a pressing comb or relaxer on set. That wasn't happening. We're in a moment when people are feeling empowered about being black. And that's one thing you see when you watch 'Black Panther.' The hair helps communicate that."  {The New York Times}

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