Must Read: André Leon Talley on the Cold World of Fashion, Luxury and Sport Brands Compete in Sneakers Race - Fashionista

Must Read: André Leon Talley on the Cold World of Fashion, Luxury and Sport Brands Compete in Sneakers Race

Plus, Moschino to show the men's spring collection alongside women's resort in LA.
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Andre Leon Talley at a screening of "Gospel According To Andre." Photo: Araya Diaz/Getty Images

Andre Leon Talley at a screening of "Gospel According To Andre." Photo: Araya Diaz/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

André Leon Talley on the cold world of fashion
On the heels of his new documentary release, André Leon Talley caught up with Vanessa Friedman of The New York Times to talk race, breaking fashion barriers and his quiet life after Vogue. The conversation is sprinkled with tidbits on Anna Wintour and filled with some cold, hard truths about the cruel world of fashion. {The New York Times

High fashion and sport brands compete in the luxury sneakers race 
Luxury brands like Gucci, Balenciaga and Louis Vuitton are increasingly looking to the booming sneaker market for growth, which puts them in direct competition with sportswear giants like Adidas, Nike and Puma. As a result, both high-end labels and sports companies are increasing investments and marketing budgets to face down their new opponents and to come up with more premium designs. {U.S. News

Moschino to show men's spring collection with women's resort in LA
For the third time, Moschino will show its men's Spring 2019 and women's Resort 2019 collections together in LA on June 8. In previous years, Jeremy Scott has held the presentation at Hollywood's Milk Studios and at the LA Live event space, but details about this year's location have not yet been revealed. {WWD

Investors should follow consumers and return to the luxury goods sector 
Consumers are returning to the luxury goods sector in droves, with companies like Tiffany & Co. offering updated products and marketing; retail analyst Olivier Chen told CNBC that investors should, too. Furthermore, Chen said Tiffany & Co. is a worthwhile investment, because it is "un-Amazonable," and jewelry brands can leverage prices to get better returns. {CNBC

Looking back on 15 years of "America's Next Top Model" 
"America's Next Top Model" debuted fifteen years ago. Now, 24 cycles, countless makeover tears and plenty of iconic Tyra Banks speeches later, i-D reflects on the reality show that set out to transform ordinary people into supermodels and gave us the gift of Tyra: "With Whitney winning as a plus-size model, standing up and beating all the other girls, or a girl with vitiligo or a girl going blind or a girl who was a burns victim becoming models, Tyra really set the bar," former "ANTM" contestant, Isis King, said in an interview. "Tyra inspired people who felt like they were different to follow their dreams, whether that dream was to be a model or not." {i-D

Designers' fall collections were filled with white accessories 
You can throw the rule about not wearing white after Labor Day out the door, because designers showed a plethora of white accessories — most notably in footwear — in their Fall 2018 collections. The trend began to gain momentum last year, but is only getting stronger, and buyers are taking notice by stocking their shelves with crisp, white boots and bags. {WWD

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