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Must Read: Calvin Klein Launches New Fragrance, Sources Say More Condé Nast Cuts and Closures Are Underway

Plus, Balmain launches online flagship with Yoox Net-a-Porter Group.
Lupita Nyong'o in the Calvin Klein Women fragrance campaign. Photo: @calvinklein/Instagram

Lupita Nyong'o in the Calvin Klein Women fragrance campaign. Photo: @calvinklein/Instagram

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Calvin Klein launches new fragrance 
On Monday, Calvin Klein released its first major fragrance since 2005, and it's the first perfume to be designed in collaboration with Raf Simons. Entitled "Women," the fragrance will be sold exclusively at Harvey Nichols for one month. To promote the new scent, the brand released a campaign (see above) featuring colorful portraits of Lupita Nyong'o and Saoirse Ronan, along with black-and-white images of women who inspire them. {Business of Fashion

Sources say more Condé Nast cuts and closures are underway
According to WWD, sources say there are serious Condé casualties brewing: There are rumors that the company may shutter W Magazine, as well as make major cuts to some of its other titles. Glamour, Allure and Self are also said to be hit with layoffs over the next few weeks. {WWD

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Balmain launches online flagship with Yoox Net-a-Porter Group
Balmain aims to boost its visibility and sales by launching an online flagship in partnership with Yoox Net-a-Porter Group. The new site serves customers in more than 100 markets and features a click-and-collect service, editorial content, more languages, added payment methods and dedicated capsules. {WWD

How fashion brands determine prices
Today's consumers have a greater understanding of price and positioning than in the past because they're able to easily compare and contrast across options. Therefore, brands are increasingly feeling the pressure to get their prices exactly right. In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Lauren Sherman explores how a brand takes on this difficult feat. {Business of Fashion

Vetements's Spring 2019 hoodie to have built-in augmented reality function 
The Vetements Spring 2019 collection contains a bright yellow hoodie with an augmented reality function built into it. When scanned with a phone, the hoodie's cartoon mascots run along a red circle localized around a target printed at the hoodie's center (see below). The text surrounding the design is also altered, swapping the Georgian writing for English. {Hypebeast

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