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Must Read: Naomi Campbell Covers 'Essence''s September Issue, Victoria's Secret's Store Sales Are Down

Plus, "Interview" owner Peter Brant to pay himself $1.5 million when magazine is $3 million in debt.
Naomi Campbell on the September 2018 cover of "Essence." Photo: Jamel Shabazz

Naomi Campbell on the September 2018 cover of "Essence." Photo: Jamel Shabazz

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Naomi Campbell covers Essence's September issue
Naomi Campbell fronts Essence's September 2018 fashion issue. For the shoot and cover story, the ageless supermodel teamed up with Harlem couturier Dapper Dan, photographer Jamel Shabazz and André Leon Talley to showcase Dap's collaboration with Gucci around the streets of Harlem. {Essence

Victoria's Secret's store sales are down
Well, folks, it looks like the combination of lace, pretty faces and cleavage no longer draws people into Victoria's Secret stores the way it once did. The company reported its second quarter sales on Thursday, and its brick-and-mortar stores are not doing as well as its online business: Comps decreased 1 percent for stores, whereas the lingerie retailer's comps on the web rose 22 percent. {WWD

Interview owner Peter Brant to pay himself $1.5 million when magazine is $3 million in debt 
Interview will return on newsstands with a September issue, even though the company has more than $3 million in unpaid debt, thanks to legal moves by Peter Brant. The magazine owner is also pushing a speedy sale process for Interview's assets, demanding that the deal close by the end of August, a deal in which Brant has agreed to pay himself $1.5 million for a publication he already owned. {WWD

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