Must Read: New Links Between Harvey Weinstein and Marchesa, How Wellness Took Over Our Social Media Feeds

Plus, what to look forward to during Men's Fashion Week.
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Harvey Weinstein and designer Georgina Chapman at 2017 Academy Awards. Photo: George Pimentel/FilmMagic

Harvey Weinstein and designer Georgina Chapman at 2017 Academy Awards. Photo: George Pimentel/FilmMagic

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

New links between Harvey Weinstein and Marchesa
A new Daily Beast investigation found a series of connections between Marchesa and SeaMarch Creations Inc., which has Harvey Weinstein listed as "president" and "officer" in a business report indexed on a public-records database. Following the report, The Cut spoke with a legal expert to take a closer look at whether the two companies were operating a partnership together, and if so, what it means in terms of how Weinstein could benefit financially from the brand's revival. {The Cut

How wellness took over the beauty industry — and our social media feeds 
The World Health Organization revealed that depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability last year, which means feeling good — as much as looking good – is more important now than ever. As such, the beauty industry has shifted its focus on self-care to cater to consumers who want to make an investment in their wellbeing. Naturally, our social feeds have followed suit with a plethora of "fitfluencers" serving daily content that covers food, exercise and feel-goodness. {Business of Fashion

What to look forward to during Men's Fashion Week
The Men's Fashion Week calendar is slim, with many big-name designers now aligning with the womenswear schedule consisting of coed collections. Nonetheless, there are many things to anticipate this season, such as designer debuts and the revival of L'Uomo Vogue. As the Spring 2019 shows kick off in London, The New York Times made a handy guide of five things to look forward to this season, which you can read here. {The New York Times}

Generation Z has turned social media into a goldmine 
Generation Z, the age group born after 1996 and the first to text before fourth grade, are becoming influential entrepreneurs via the internet. According to a recent study by Millennial Marketing, members of this digitally-savvy generation are earning seven figures and above by building brands and leveraging their impact on social media. {CNBC

Naomi Campbell calls for more diversity, modernity and new commerce strategies 
Last week, Naomi Campbell spoke at the French-American Luxury Exchange symposium about the need for greater diversity and new commerce strategies. The supermodel also touched on how the luxury market is evolving, the rise of streetwear, new media and the constant battle between heritage and modernity at many storied fashion houses. {WWD

The power of uniforms in cults 
Netflix has satisfied our obsession with the inner-workings of cults with the widely watched documentary "Wild Wild Country," and with it, has also reinforced the importance of fashion and establishing a recognizable visual identity. To explore the power of uniform further, Clive Martin takes a closer look at the sartorial choices of cults throughout history. {CNN Style)  

How Instagram is shaping our cultural conversation about beauty 
i-D asked various models, artists, activists and photographers to weigh in on how Instagram is redefining our understanding of beauty. Among their varied responses, there was one repeated sentiment: the social media platform has made the conversation around beauty much more inclusive. {i-D

Spring debuts more inclusive size range
On Monday, Spring announced a commitment to size inclusivity by redesigning the site and app to feature dedicated landing pages for Plus and Petite shoppers, as well as new size-filtering options to make the search experience even easier for sizes 18-26 and 1X-3X. The company also announced new partnerships with six plus-size brands: Eloquii, Igigi, Slink Jeans, Hips and Curves, Universal Standard and Sealed With A Kiss. {Fashionista Inbox} 

IZ Adaptive to relaunch in September
IZ Adpative, the ready-to-wear apparel brand designed for adults with physical disabilities, will relaunch in September 2018 after shutting down in 2016. The label, which was initially launched in 2009 by Izzy Camilleri, will make its comeback with a refreshed business model, a new wholesale component and a 55-piece range — created specially for wheelchair users and those who are ambulatory — of tees, denim and jackets across men's, women's and genderless categories. {Fashionista Inbox} 

CoverGirl to open first flagship store in Times Square
CoverGirl is taking up residence in the tourist-filled heart of New York City with the opening of its first-ever flagship store in Times Square this fall. According to a press release, the store will serve as an expression of the CoverGirl "I am what I make up" brand philosophy, inspiring shoppers to use makeup as a tool for creativity and self-expression. In addition, the space will offer an experiential beauty play room, full service makeup application, on-the-go services and various digital experiences. {Fashionista Inbox} 

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