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Must Read: Anna Wintour to Stay 'Indefinitely' at 'Vogue,' Levi's Sets Ambitious Goals to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Plus, young Muslim women on what modest style means to them.
Anna Wintour. Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Burberry

Anna Wintour. Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Burberry

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Anna Wintour to stay "indefinitely" at Vogue
In an effort to silence all the noise about Anna Wintour's rumored departure from Vogue, Bob Sauerberg, chief executive officer of Condé Nast, told WWD that Wintour has agreed to work "indefinitely in her role as editor in chief, Vogue and artistic director of Condé Nast." The thing is, Wintour can't actually stay "indefinitely" forever. {WWD

Levi's sets ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions
On Tuesday, Levi's announced plans to slash carbon emission across facilities it owns and operates by 90 percent by 2025. The company also said it aims to use 100 percent renewable energy in its buildings and plans to cut emissions in its supply chain by 40 percent. {Fast Company

Young Muslim women on what modest style means to them
A new photo series by photographer Nina Manandhar depicts a day in the life of a group of young Muslim women at home and around West London. Dazed spoke to the group of girls featured to talk more about their friendships, their relationships, their style and what dressing modestly means to them. {Dazed

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Six ways brands can avoid becoming a one-hit wonder
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It's time for an alternative to the itsy-bitsy bikini emoji
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Luxury homewares are having a moment
Major players in the luxury space are branching out from handbags and trousers and dipping their toes into the $649 billion homeware market. Sites like MatchesFashion and Moda Operandi, together with brands like Gucci and Loewe, are adding permanent home décor sections, as well as their own lines of plush blankets and punchy ceramic plates, hoping to get more money from their customers who already splurge on designer tees. {Business of Fashion

Sustainable fashion shouldn't be reserved for people with a lot of money 
Most shoppers resort to fast fashion because of the transient nature of trends, and because they cannot afford ethical brands. So, how can we aim for a more sustainable fashion industry without forcing people to shell out hundreds of dollars for garments made using recycled nylon? "High street CEOs and designers need to make sure they manufacture clothes that are built to last both in terms of style and durability, so that they last a lifetime and don't disintegrate after a few wears and washes," writes Annie Lord for i-D. "The people who make our clothes need to realize that waste is a design flaw, one that those with the least money people pay for." {i-D

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