Must Read: Tracee Ellis Ross Covers 'Vanity Fair,' Hedi Slimane's Dramatic Céline Revamp

Plus, New York Fashion Week: Men's dates change again.
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Photo: Lauren Dukoff/Vanity Fair

Photo: Lauren Dukoff/Vanity Fair

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Tracee Ellis Ross covers Vanity Fair
"Black-ish" and "Girlfriends" star Tracee Ellis Ross covers Vanity Fair's latest special issue, shot by Lauren Dukoff and styled by Ryan Young. In the story, Ross discusses pregnancy rumors, combining humor and glamour, her first time directing and more. {Vanity Fair}

Hedi Slimane's Céline revamp is underway
With plans to completely renovate Céline's 140 stores, expand into couture, menswear and fragrances and make over the brand's image, Hedi Slimane is going all out in his role as Phoebe Philo's successor. "The objective... is to reach at least two billion to three billion euros... within five years," LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault said. {Business of Fashion}

New York Fashion Week: Men's dates change... again
The CFDA announced that NYFW:M dates are set to change next year, with the spring shows (happening in July this year) being moved to the first week of June in 2019. The fall collections, shown in February, will stick to the same schedule they did this year, taking place right before the women's shows during NYFW. {WWD}

Goop hires its first CMO from Yoox Net-A-Porter
Gwyneth Paltrow's quest for wellness world domination continues as her company Goop hires its first chief marketing officer, Andres Sosa. Formerly at YNAP's The Outnet, Sosa plans to help Goop expand further into international markets. {Business of Fashion}

Why fashion brands are making collegiate apparel
Brands like Tommy Bahama are working out licensing deals with universities in order to create school merch. Why? People are extremely loyal to their alma maters, and that loyalty can translate into long-term revenue that outlasts the quick buzz of a designer or influencer collab. {Glossy}

Ralph Lauren plans to increase sales by $1 billion in five years
Ralph Lauren believes it's ready to grow again after a better-than-expected quarter, and has announced a plan to grow sales by $1 billion between now and 2023 by improving core product, cutting costs in creative ways and being more strategic about price. {Business of Fashion}

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty pop-up is headed to London
After earning much praise stateside for its inclusive sizing, Rihanna's Savage x Fenty lingerie line is headed to London via a five-day pop-up at Shoreditch Studios. "I love seeing the reaction to Savage x Fenty in person, so having a pop-up shop is really exciting for me!" Rihanna said. {Vogue}

Facebook to invest in training small business owners
If you're a small business owner, influencer or really any person who counts online brand-building as part of your job, get excited: Facebook is pledging to train 1 million people in the U.S. by 2020 to help them develop job-enhancing digital skills. {Fashionista inbox}

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