Must Read: Cardi B, Ashley Graham and More Model the Best Looks of NYFW for 'Vogue,' Is Glossier Eyeing an IPO?

Plus, how Guess failed to deal with the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Paul Marciano.
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Plus, how Guess failed to deal with the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Paul Marciano.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. 

Cardi B, Ashley Graham and more model the best looks of New York Fashion Week for Vogue
Vogue enlisted a stellar lineup of models — Ashley Graham, Elsa Hosk, Karen Elson, Grace Elizabeth, Cindy Bruna, Dilone — and Cardi B to show off the fiercest looks of New York Fashion Week in a newly released sing-along video. In the two-minute clip (which you can watch above), the catwalk stars and NYFW's rap darling dance around to Carly Simon's "You're So Vain." {Vogue}

Is Glossier eyeing an IPO? 
Glossier is a buzzy beauty business at the moment: The millennial-loved beauty company just completed its third round of funding, in which it raised a whopping $52 million. So with a fresh chunk of change and a current valuation of $390 million, WWD is speculating about Glossier's potential debut on the public market, calling it question of "when, not if." In an interview with WWD, the company's founder Emily Weiss said her ultimate goal is build a "massive, stand-alone business with customer experience at the core," and if an IPO is the best way to achieve that, she's open to it. However, she added that "there aren't any specific plans or a timeline for an IPO at this time." {WWD}

How Guess failed to deal with the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Paul Marciano 
Guess has struggled to deal with the fallout of Kate Upton's allegations of misconduct against the company's co-founder, Paul Marciano, last month. Marciano — who still denies the allegations — finally stepped away from his active duties at the company on Feb. 20, only after the brand's stock fell sharply. Lululemon was faced with a similar situation involving its chief executive, but unlike Guess, the athletic apparel retailer addressed the issue immediately, and its stock fell 5 percent before rebounding quickly. Business of Fashion explores the different routes these companies took in dealing with sexual misconduct accusations and how those paths drastically impacted their businesses. {Business of Fashion}

Christian Louboutin signs beauty license with Puig
Christian Louboutin has signed a licensing agreement with Puig, a family-owned Spanish beauty and fashion company: "Puig is the best partner to bring our beauty business to the next level while understanding and protecting our DNA and keeping our existing high positioning in the market," said Alexis Mourot, Christian Louboutin Chief Operating Officer and General Manager in a press statement. Puig currently boasts a beauty portfolio of both owned and licensed brands. {Fashionista Inbox}

Fosun to buy majority stake in Wolford
China's financial investor Fosun will pay 33 million euros for a majority stake in Wolford. The luxury hosiery brand's main shareholders have been looking to sell an undefined majority stake in the company since last summer after it slipped into the red over a year ago. {Business of Fashion}

A rapper is holding a hypebeast auction, filled with rare Supreme goods
Rapper Madchild (or Shane Bunting, to his mom) will sell a selection of rare Supreme items at Heritage Auctions in New York on Mar. 6. Among the items are a Supreme-branded ashtray, a belt from the Louis Vuitton collab, salt and pepper shakers, silver foiled skateboards and a very practical fire extinguisher. {Dazed}

Net-a-Porter launches an exclusive T-shirt capsule in honor of International Women's Day 
Net-a-Porter launched an exclusive T-shirt capsule on Thursday to celebrate International Women's Day, taking place on Mar. 8. The luxury e-tailer enlisted Stella McCartney, Ganni, Off-White, Bella Freud, Rosie Assoulin and Chloé to each design a limited-edition shirt inspired by female bravery and empowerment. All profits from the sales of the shirts will go to Women for Women International, an organization that provides support to female survivors of war. You can shop the T-shirts in the gallery below. {Fashionista Inbox} 

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