Must Read: Kendall Jenner Covers 'Elle,' Georgina Chapman Opens Up About Life Before and After Harvey Weinstein

Plus, Coach is collaborating with Disney on ready-to-wear and leather goods.
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Kendall Jenner on the June cover of "Elle." Photo: Chris Colls

Kendall Jenner on the June cover of "Elle." Photo: Chris Colls

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Kendall Jenner covers the June issue of Elle
Elle is really going after those Kardashian-Jenners: Kim starred on its April cover, while Kendall fronts its June issue, see above — will Kylie be August? We'll just have to wait and see what Nina Garcia has up her sleeve, but in the meantime, the magazine caught up with Kris's supermodel daughter (client) to talk Stormi, social media and dealing with anxiety. {Elle

Georgina Chapman opens up about life before and after Harvey Weinstein 
When the news of Harvey Weinstein's history of sexual abuse broke in October, it crumbled his marriage to Georgina Chapman and left a bitter taste in our mouth when it came to her high-end womenswear brand Marchesa. As a result, runway shows were canceled, collections were delayed and Marchesa lost its red carpet appeal. Chapman has spent the last few months respectfully laying low and quietly working on her brand. But for the first time since her ex-husband's scandal, Chapman opens up to Vogue about life before and after Weinstein. {Vogue

Coach to collaborate with Disney on ready-to-wear and leather goods
Coach will launch a special-edition collaboration with Disney on May 14 inspired by a subversive take on classic Disney princess tales. According to a press statement, the ready-to-wear and leather goods range will "play with spooky undertones and the tension of nostalgic Disney animations to create a halo collection for the season inspired by an American gothic fairy tale of New York." You can view the campaign imagery in the gallery below. {Fashionista inbox} 

How digitally native wedding startups are catering to millennial brides
The bridal industry is steeped in tradition, but a new wave of digitally native bridal startups, like Floravere, Brideside, Anomolie and Borrowing Magnolia, are trying to shake up the industry and benefit from the $119 billion bridal market. "While brides of the past would partake on days-long expeditions to 'say yes to the dress,' the modern bride now has more options than ever at her disposal," writes Bethany Biron in a new piece for Glossy that explores how these direct-to-consumer bridal companies are catering to the millennial bride who has endless Pinterest boards at her disposal. {Glossy

The story behind British fascinators 
While the anticipation builds over which dress Meghan Markle will wear down the aisle, Vanity Fair has momentarily diverted our attention from the bride to the outfits of the esteemed wedding guests by giving us a brief history on fascinators, those elaborate mini-hats that the royal family wears. An abundance of the hats — which often contain some poetic combination of tulle, flowers, ribbon and lace — cropped up at the 2011 royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, meaning we should expect to see plenty of head toppers at Markle and Prince Harry's upcoming nuptials. {Vanity Fair

How fine jewelry brands are using the runway to connect with future buyers
Fine jewelry houses are now lending stunning archive pieces to designers for their ready-to-wear presentations to achieve greater visibility among millennials, who are rapidly becoming key consumers of high jewelry. "The stories portrayed on the catwalk and through the various social network and online media outlets enable us to connect more than ever with the new generation," Lucia Silvestri, creative director at Bulgari, said to The New York Times. {The New York Times

Why retailers are struggling to innovate
In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Doug Stephens examines why so many retailers are nearing death when they know their survival depends on radical innovation. He argues that a fear of failure, ineffective leadership, a misunderstanding of creativity and an inability to keep up to speed with the fast-evolving retail market are just some of the many reasons why retailers are meeting their deaths. {Business of Fashion

Lady Gaga is reportedly launching her own beauty brand
The "thing" to do these days among celebs is to file trademarks for makeup lines. Perhaps they think it sounds like a fun side hustle or they just want to break the internet with more glittery eye palettes, but either way it seems like a new famous person launches a new beauty line every hour. According to internet sleuths, Lady Gaga is the latest to hop on the trend, having filed a trademark for something called Haus Beauty back in February. The trademark is said to cover everything from cosmetics to perfumes. {Harper's Bazaar

Meet the New York modeling agency solely for LGBTQ+ faces
Cody Chandler, a former Barbara Pfister employee, has created New Pandemics, a new modeling agency exclusively for LGBTQ+ faces. Based in New York, the agency seeks to become a go-to for brands that strive to be genuinely diverse. New Pandemics will feature a range of different genders and sexualities, as well as ethnicities and body types. {Dazed

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