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Must Read: What Anna Wintour's Rumored Exit Could Mean for Fashion, Supreme Announces Rimowa Collaboration

Plus, Caity Weaver talks butt injections and plays presidential trivia with Cardi B.
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Anna Wintour at the Fall 2017 Givenchy show. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Anna Wintour at the Fall 2017 Givenchy show. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

What Anna Wintour's rumored exit could mean for fashion 
Last week, The New York Post published an industry-shaking report detailing the (rumored) end of Anna Wintour's Vogue reign. Although those rumors were quickly put to rest, the article brought up an important question: When and how will Wintour make her exit? In a new piece for The New York Times, Vanessa Friedman explores the significant impact Wintour has had on fashion and media, and tries to imagine what the world would look like without the iconic bob-and-sunglass-wearer calling all the sartorial shots. {The New York Times

Supreme announces Rimowa collaboration 
Over the weekend, Supreme released a video teasing an upcoming collaboration with premium luggage company Rimowa. For the partnership, the cult skate company plastered its white logo on metallic red-and-black versions of Rimowa's aluminum Topas Multiwheel suitcases. The Supreme x Rimowa collection comes in both the carry-on 45L and check-in 82L sizes and drops on Apr. 12. {Hypebeast}  

Caity Weaver talks butt injections and plays presidential trivia with Cardi B
There's really nothing like bonding with Cardi B over a hot plate of ribs. And while many of us will never have the esteemed pleasure of sharing barbecue sauce with the Bronx-born rapper, GQ's Caity Weaver did — and chronicled what went down in a piece that talks about everything from the former stripper's potentially lethal butt injections to how she's navigating fame. Cardi B also gave Weaver a history lesson on social programs because she's a low-key presidential whiz and a big FDR fan. {GQ

How digital media brands can survive Facebook's demise 
Facebook is in a present state of crisis, which means publishers who rely on the downward-spiraling social platform may also suffer. In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Amy Odell argues digital media brands will only survive if they stop relying on Facebook as a way to lure in bored, passive scrollers with cheap news bites: "Magazines and newspapers must be valuable enough for readers to intentionally spend time with them." {Business of Fashion}  

Alexa Chung celebrates the launch of her fourth collection in Japan 
On Saturday, Alexa Chung celebrated the launch of her fourth collection, entitled "Virginia," in Tokyo. The collection — which is chock-full of paisley robes, embroidered smock dresses and floral prints — was presented in a diorama set inspired by Charleston, the country retreat of famous English writers and artists, such as Virginia Woolf and John Maynard Keynes. "The collection felt quintessentially English, so I wanted to put it into a very surreal context," Chung told British Vogue of her decision to promote the collection in Japan. {Vogue UK

Sézane to partner with Nordstrom this spring
Sézane, the digitally native French fashion brand, is partnering with Nordstrom to bolster its physical retail footprint in the U.S. The Paris-based label opened a chic apartment-style boutique in New York last fall, but come Apr. 11, shoppers in other cities will be able to pick up its affordable French wares in five select Nordstrom stores across the country. The collection will be sold in a pop-up style format to maintain its relaxed Parisian vibes. "It was very important for us to be able to offer the Sézane experience," Sézane founder Morgane Sézalory told BoF. "We accepted to do the Nordstrom collaboration because they allowed us to create our own little world." {Business of Fashion

Bernard Arnault is officially the world's richest person in fashion 
Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH, has surpassed Zara founder Amancio Ortega as the richest person in the fashion industry, with an estimated net worth of $79.3 billion. He's also now the fourth person on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, behind Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. {Hypebeast

Levi's sues Kenzo over pocket tabs on jeans
On Friday, Levi Strauss filed a lawsuit against Kenzo, accusing the French fashion house of trademark infringement for putting tabs on its jeans pockets. The legal complaint was filed in San Francisco and claims that Kenzo's similar pocket tabs confuse shoppers and could cause Levi's to lose sales. According to Business of Fashion, Kenzo has not complied with the denim maker's cease-and-desist letters to stop selling its own clothing bearing similar tabs, including in its recently-released Britney Spears line. {Business of Fashion

LVMH revenues up 13 percent in Q1
LVMH, French owner of brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior and Céline, is off to a strong 2018 with organic revenue up 13 percent for the first quarter. All categories contributed to that growth but fashion & leather goods were especially strong: Sales there were up 25 percent reported, 16 percent organic. As usual, Louis Vuitton was named as a major growth driver. With new creative directors having recently been named at LV men's, Dior Homme and Céline, it will be interesting to follow the company's growth in the year ahead. {Fashionista inbo

Former Coach employee is suing Tapestry for allegedly firing her for taking maternity leave
On Saturday, Monica Jean Baptiste filed a lawsuit against Coach's parent company Tapestry, accusing the organization of abruptly firing her just two days after she returned from maternity leave. According to The Fashion Law, Coach's termination of Baptiste violates the Family Medical Leave Act, which requires employers to give employees 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave and asserts that an employer may not fire an employee because they took time off from work in order to have a child. {The Fashion Law

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