Must Read: Kate McKinnon Covers 'Glamour''s August Issue, Paris Fashion Week Men's Excites Buyers

Plus, how to stand out as a fashion student.
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Kate McKinnon on the August cover of "Glamour." Photo: Miguel Reveriego 

Kate McKinnon on the August cover of "Glamour." Photo: Miguel Reveriego 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Kate McKinnon covers Glamour's August issue
Glamour shot "SNL"'s longest-serving female cast member, Kate McKinnon, for its August issue centered around comedy. On the cover, McKinnon — who's known for playing a wide variety of characters — goes wig-less and relatively makeup-free to show her most authentic self. Inside the issue, she talks staring in the upcoming film, "The Spy Who Dumped Me," and her Jeff Sessions impression. {Glamour

Paris Fashion Week Men's excites buyers
The menswear market is heating up, and the most recent shows in Paris were further proof that it's headed in a new, exciting direction. Buyers in particular were pleased with what the French capital had to offer for men, thanks to spectacularly staged debut collections from Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton, Kim Jones at Dior and Simon Porte Jacquemus. {WWD

How to stand out as a fashion student
Dazed enlisted the most talked about Central Saint Martins grad, Harry Freegard, to provide six ways fashion students can stand out. From making an entrance with heels on wheels to turning kitchen products into kitsch accessories, you can read all of Freegard's unconventional tips to making headlines here. {Dazed

Former Dazed executive on his new role at Farfetch
At the start of June, Farfetch roped in ex-Dazed media executive Ronojoy Dam to serve as Creative Brand Director. In an interview with Forbes, Dam said he'd been a fan of the luxury e-commerce platform for over a decade, and said he's particularly excited by the possibility of drawing on Farfetch's global pool of emerging talent to celebrate how both independent and high-end fashion is interconnected with the wider culture. {Forbes

How to navigate the business of basics 
The concept of a wardrobe staple is so enduring because a closet built on a streamlined selection of basics makes day-to-day dressing infinitely easier. That's why coming up with a collection of covetable and rarely discounted core items can provide a steady stream of revenue for brands and retailers. However, succeeding at making something as simple as a perfect white tee isn't as easy it would appear. {Business of Fashion}  

Subscription boxes are getting old 
There's no longer an excitement associated with subscription boxes: "The deliveries arrive in an almost numbing drumbeat of monotony, the antithesis of the unpredictability and joy they once carried," writes Ardianne Pasquarelli in a piece for Ad Age. Pasquarelli argues that the subscription box market is extremely crowded, as mainstream brands have rolled out their own monthly apparel mailings and that this "saturation could spell trouble in particular for beleaguered apparel sellers looking to cash in on the trend." {Ad Age

Heyday is coming to LA 
The New York-based facial spot, Heyday, is going out west with the opening of its first-ever LA store in mid-July. With this move, Heyday hopes to bring its personalized and inclusive facial philosophy to the West Coast, along with its curated product selection. {Fashionista inbox} 

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