Must Read: Net-A-Porter Debuts Kidswear with Gucci, What Artificial Intelligence Can Do to Fashion Jobs

Plus, Kylie Cosmetics to collaborate with Jordyn Woods.
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Net-a-Porter launches kidswear with Gucci. Photo: Net-a-Porter 

Net-a-Porter launches kidswear with Gucci. Photo: Net-a-Porter 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Net-A-Porter debuts kidswear with Gucci 
On Jul. 16, Net-A-Porter will make its first foray into kidswear with a six-week Gucci pop-up. The collection is an achingly cute combination of babies, boys, girls and unisex clothes. To promote the tot-sized range, Mark Shearwood shot a playful campaign featuring kids in an antique photo booth (see above). {WWD

What artificial intelligence can do to fashion jobs
Clothing companies now use artificial intelligence to spot trends, decide which clothes to stock and what to recommend to customers. Thus, there is a decreased demand for buyers and merchandise planners. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment of wholesale and retail buyers to contract by 2 percent over a decade. {The New York Times

Kylie Cosmetics to collaborate with Jordyn Woods 
Kylie Jenner is looking beyond the Kardashian klan for her next Kylie Cosmetics collaboration: The makeup mogul announced in a YouTube video (shown below) that she's teaming up with her long-time BFF Jordyn Woods on a collection for her eponymous cosmetics line. While details on the besties collab remain scarce, the two revealed that we could be expecting it soon. {Hypebae

Popular American labels struggle amid changing retail landscape
The once-gleaming stars of the CFDA have turned stale as consumers have shifted their focus to a new crop of digital-native brands and as department stores continue to close. Now, these American luxury brands, such as Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler, are working hard to adapt to the changing retail landscape by switching up their business models and shrinking their staffs. {Business of Fashion

Meet the sneakerhead startup StockX
Josh Luber wanted to tame the chaos of buying and selling high-end shoes, so he founded StockX, an e-commerce platform for streetwear, handbags, watches and sneakers. Each product on the site is assigned a ticker symbol, whereby sellers put out asking prices and buyers bid. Once a bid and an ask coincide, the sale is automatically made. His goal is to work directly with retailers and have products open on StockX in an initial public offering of sorts to provide more pricing stability. {The New York Times

Rag & Bone collaborated with Eminem
Rag & Bone called upon music icon Eminem to develop its latest capsule: "The Icon Hoodie," inspired by the artist's infamous zip-up, and three graphic tees emblazoned with lyrics from his most popular tracks. The collection, which ranges in price from $95 to $250, will be available to purchase at a one day only pop-up shop in London on Jul. 13 and will be available online staring Jul. 14. {Fashionista inbox} 

Eminem in Rag & Bone's "The Icon Hoodie." Photo: Rag & Bone

Eminem in Rag & Bone's "The Icon Hoodie." Photo: Rag & Bone

Burberry to release a limited-edition collection with Vivienne Westwood
Burberry is partnering with Vivienne Westwood on a limited-edition collection of re-imagined British heritage pieces, which will launch at the end of this year and support the rainforest charity Cool Earth. Riccardo Tisci initiated the collaboration, having always respected Westwood's design sensibilities and her punk influence on British style. (British Vogue

Asos is selling a wheelchair-friendly jumpsuit 
Asos teamed up with para-athlete and BBC reporter Chloe Ball-Hopkins to design a jumpsuit specifically with wheelchair users in mind. The product, which boasts a pink tie-dye exterior and costs 50 pounds (about $67), has a soft jersey lining on the inside, is fully waterproof and has a longer hemline for the jacket at the back to prevent it from riding up. {I-D

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