Must Read: Bottega Veneta Appoints Little-Known Daniel Lee as Creative Director, Inside Peter Brant's Latest Magic Trick

Plus, LA is becoming increasingly essential to the global fashion business.
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Looks from Bottega Veneta's Spring 2018 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Looks from Bottega Veneta's Spring 2018 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Bottega Veneta appoints little-known Daniel Lee as creative director
Bottega Veneta bid farewell to its creative director of 17 years last week, but has already filled the position with Daniel Lee, a behind-the-scenes talent who hails from Cèline. Lee's appointment to the Kering-owned brand marks an effort to increase revenue growth, but also demonstrates a shift in the industry, whereby luxury houses are increasingly letting studio members — who are used to working in the shadow of a star designer — take the reins. {WWD}

Inside Peter Brant's latest magic trick 
Interview folded in May and then magically announced it would come back to life at the start of this month. To better understand the magazine's miraculous revival, The New York Times dug up some financial dirt on Peter Brant, the publication's owner, to find out what's been going on behind-the-scenes. {The New York Times

LA is becoming increasingly essential to the global fashion business
Business of Fashion's Lauren Sherman asserts that Los Angeles has officially become the fifth fashion capital, as numerous notable designers set up shop and show their collections in the sunny West Coast spot. This means that the city will become increasingly essential to the global fashion business. {Business of Fashion

How to define luxury in the age of sneakers 
With luxury labels turning to sweatpants and sneakers for sales growth, the concept of luxury has gotten blurry. On Jun. 7, the French-American Chamber of Commerce held a conference in New York, where industry leaders came together to discuss the way internet and the shift in consumer values has challenged the traditional notions of what luxury is, and how we can define luxury moving forward. {Quartzy

Virgil Abloh to host a Beats 1 Radio Show 
Since the world can't seem to get enough of Virgil Abloh, Apple Music has given the designer a Beats 1 Radio Show. The "Televised Radio" series is described as an "audio mood board," set to include a mix of classic hits and a long list of guest contributors. The first episode of the program will debut on Monday at 10 a.m. EST. {Hypebae}

Why hotel bathroom amenities got fancy 
Your marble lined hotel shower now comes stocked with fancy bath products — such as Diptyque and Le Labo –  to satisfy the growing skin-care needs of high-class travelers. But also, upscale hotels are now using complimentary shampoos and lotions as symbols of their identities; some even collaborate with niche brands to create signature products. {South China Morning Post

Etsy celebrates its 13th birthday with a big sale
Etsy is hosting a sale from Jun. 18 to Jun. 22 in celebration of its 13th birthday. The e-commerce site is basically throwing itself a Bat Mitzvah, but instead of monogrammed giveaways, Etsy shoppers will get discounts — Mazel Tov! {Fashionista Inbox} 

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