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Must Read: Kim Kardashian West Covers 'Business of Fashion,' Chanel, Gucci and Versace Fall Short on Transparency

Plus, Victoria's Secret faces a slump in both sales and customer satisfaction.
Photo: @bof/Instagram

Photo: @bof/Instagram

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Kim Kardashian West covers Business of Fashion's special beauty report 
Business of Fashion tapped mogul Kim Kardashian West to front its first special report on the $500 billion global beauty industry. Inside the issue, the reality-star-turned-mega-influencer talks with Imran Amed about her work ethic, "KUWTK" and the never-ending content creation that fuels the Kardashian juggernaut. {Business of Fashion

Chanel, Gucci and Versace fall short on transparency 
According to a new report by Fashion Revolution, Chanel, Gucci and Versace are among the least transparent labels when it comes to workers' conditions and environmental impact in its supply chain. Conversely, Adidas, Reebok, Puma and H&M came out on top as the most transparent labels featured in the report, with Levi's, Vans, The North Face, Timberland and Zara following closely behind. {Highsnobiety

Victoria's Secret faces sales and satisfaction slump
Victoria's Secret has stuck with its outdated definition of "pretty" for most of its existence, but perky butts and even perkier boobs are no longer translating to sales — despite how many social media followers the Angels may boast. The lingerie company recently reported a 6 percent drop in comparable sales for the fourth quarter of 2017 and that sales of its Pink line declined for the first time since its debut in 2002. To make matters worse, a report from YouGov, an organization that tracks brand perception across several categories, revealed that the Victoria's Secret satisfaction score has hit an all-time low. {Glossy

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Fashion Revolution kicks off a week of sustainable programming 
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