Must Read: Jaden Smith Covers 'Dazed,' Italian Court Rules Against Supreme in Counterfeit Lawsuit

Plus, Prada reported rising sales, profit and income in first half of 2018.
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Jaden Smith on the autumn cover of "Dazed." Photo: Roe Ethridge 

Jaden Smith on the autumn cover of "Dazed." Photo: Roe Ethridge 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Jaden Smith covers Dazed
Jaden Smith fronts the psychedelic autumn 2018 cover of Dazed in a simple denim jacket layered over a blue hoodie, both from his denim collaboration with G-Star Raw. Inside the issue, the 20-year-old opens up about starring in the newly released film "Skate Kitchen," a coming-of-age story about the real-life all-female skate crew. {Dazed

Italian court rules against Supreme in counterfeit lawsuit
An Italian court has ruled against Supreme in a case centering around Supreme Italia, a brand controlled by International Brand Firm, which has also registered the brand Supreme Spain. Following the ruling, the websites controlled by the company that were used to sell Supreme-branded pieces were released after being seized just last month. {Hypebeast

Prada Group reported rising sales, profit and income in first half of 2018
On Wednesday, the Prada Group reported rising sales, profit and income in the first half of the year. The growth was driven by price changes in the leather goods category and a positive response to both Prada and Miu Miu's ready-to-wear offerings. In a statement to WWD, Carlo Mazzi, chairman of Prada SpA, said the group plans "to drive excitement also in the second half." {WWD

Start-ups and pop-ups are taking over NYC retail spaces 
In New York, leases are getting shorter, big chains are closing and rents are dropping, allowing a wave of young brands and start-ups to test the retail waters with pop-up shops. "A new world of retailers that didn't exist five to 10 years ago are taking the place of Toys R Us and Payless," said Jeffrey Roseman, the retail vice chairman at brokerage firm Newmark Knight Frank to Business of Fashion. "We're seeing an uptick in leasing… It's very fertile ground." {Business of Fashion

Many retailers at risk of bankruptcy in the second quarter of 2018
From Bebe — the maker of the early aughts bedazzled wife beater — to J.Crew — the one-stop shop for preppy cardigans — many retailers that once seemed unstoppable now run the risk of going bankrupt in the second half of 2018. Using data from CreditRiskMonitor, Retail Dive compiled a list of 10 companies that have the highest risk of going bankrupt in 2018. {Retail Dive

Inside Eckhaus Latta's new installation at the Whitney Museum 
"All together, this kit and caboodle is really something else entirely, a kind of conceptual art installation that aims to encapsulate today's fashion system (if not today's galloping consumption of all kinds) through a distillation of our experience with shopping and clothes into a three-chambered feast for the eyes," writes David Coleman in his review of Eckhaus Latta's shoppable exhibit at the Whitney Museum for The New York Times. The installation, entitled "Eckhaus Latta: Possessed," opens to the public on Aug. 3. {The New York Times

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