Must Read: Gisele Covers 'Vogue''s July Issue, Sources Say Bottega Veneta May Be Eyeing Craig Green and Phoebe Philo

Plus, Stella McCartney will recreate Meghan Markle's reception dress for her clients.
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Gisele Bündchen on the July cover of "Vogue." Photo: Inez and Vindoodh 

Gisele Bündchen on the July cover of "Vogue." Photo: Inez and Vindoodh 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Gisele covers Vogue's July issue
Vogue's July cover stars Gisele Bündchen. For the cover (shown above), the glowing model, mother and nature enthusiast poses in a lush, tropical paradise shot by Inez and Vindoodh. Inside the issue, she discusses the future of ethical and sustainable fashion. She also answered 73 questions at her Boston estate (see below); it's well worth the watch, because Tom Brady and kids show up.  {Vogue

Sources say Bottega Veneta may be eyeing Craig Green and Phoebe Philo
On Wednesday, Kering announced Tomas Maier's departure from Bottega Veneta, but did not name his successor. Less than 24 hours after the news broke and there are already rumors of his replacement. According to WWD, menswear designer Craig Green and former Céline designer Phoebe Philo could be in the running for the job. {WWD

Stella McCartney will recreate Meghan Markle's reception dress for her clients 
Stella McCartney is celebrating the launch of her new global flagship in London by recreating 23 replicas of the lily-white, high-neck, low-backed, floor-sweeping dress worn by the Duchess of Sussex to her wedding reception, available for purchase. So now, you don't need a ginger prince to own Meghan Markle's reception gown; all you need is 3,500 pounds. {Vogue UK

Isabel Marant and L'Oréal Paris team up on capsule makeup collection 
L'Oréal Paris is teaming up with Isabel Marant — the number-one whisperer of Parisian cool girl — on a makeup capsule that will include products for lips, eyes and cheeks. The line will prelaunch online on Sept. 19 and will launch worldwide on Sept. 27, the day of the designer's runway show during Paris Fashion Week. {WWD

Behind a new jeans label with a political bent 
In a sea of frequently dropping denim labels and collaborations, Vanessa Friedman found one that stands out for its timely relevance: A new jeans label, called Denimcratic, laser-prints news stories — many detailing sexual harassment in the workplace — on upcycled denim. The denim concept was conceived of by a recent University of Michigan grad who originally made the clothes as a part of her senior thesis and as a way to cope with her own personal experience of sexual harassment. {The New York Times

Frame aims to become a global player
In 2012, branding gurus-turned-denim visionaries Erik Torstensson and Jens Grede launched the jean label Frame as a side business. Six years later and the brand is expected to hit $120 million in sales in 2018 and $170 million in 2019. Now the duo has ambitions to turn their passion project into a globally recognized fashion brand to one day rival multi-billion-dollar leaders such as Calvin Klein and G-Star. {Business of Fashion

Mansur Gavriel reportedly exploring financial partnerships
Mansur Gavriel, the New York-based label that has garnered a cult following for its minimalist leather goods, is reportedly exploring the sale of a minority stake to help fuel future growth. Sources told Business of Fashion that the founders of the brand are currently in talks with private equity firms and strategic partners with an understanding of the luxury market. {Business of Fashion

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