Must Read: Walmart to Launch New Basics Brand, When Rosh Hashanah and Fashion Clash - Fashionista

Must Read: Walmart to Launch New Basics Brand, When Rosh Hashanah and Fashion Clash

Plus, Lupita Nyong'o covers "Porter"'s fall issue.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Walmart to launch new basics brand 
According to Business of Fashion, Walmart is developing a basics brand that could compete with Everlane in the market for affordable minimalist staples. Bonobos designer Dwight Fenton is said to be creating the range, which will be geared more toward Gen Z consumers and boast low prices. {Business of Fashion

When Rosh Hashanah and fashion clash 
This year, New York Fashion Week coincides with Rosh Hashanah, which is considered one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar. "Clearly, you have a very tight global fashion calendar — New York, London, Milan, Paris," Steven Kolb said to WWD regarding the scheduling conflict. "The opportunity to shift dates is not possible." The CFDA made sure all designers showing during the holiday were made aware of it and many of them have come up with alternative ways for those observing to view their collections. {WWD

Lupita Nyong'o covers Porter's fall issue 
Lupita Nyong'o is captured in a series of bold silhouettes and vibrant colors by Mario Sorrenti on the fall cover of Porter. Inside the issue, the Oscar-winning actress reflects on the #MeToo and Time's Up initiatives, as well as the critical success of "Black Panther." She also discusses self-acceptance and embracing her natural hair. You can view images from the cover shoot in the gallery below. {Porter

Natural makeup brand Kosas gets financial boost from a well known group of investors
Scooter Braun, Leandra Medine and Arielle Charnas have all invested in Kosas, a three-year-old natural makeup brand based in Los Angeles. For the brand's founder Sheena Yaitanes, the group of investors brings more than just funding: "They each bring something different to the table," Yaitanes told WWD. "Scooter knows how to work with people who are influencing culture and shifting cultural thinking. Leandra and Arielle have an incredible knowledge of communicating with people in a digital way — they've built digital empires." {WWD

Meet Constance Wu, the star of "Crazy Rich Asians" 
Constance Wu stars in the upcoming film "Crazy Rich Asians," the first all-Asian cast film made in the U.S. in 25 years. WWD caught up with the actress to talk her love for theater, her passion for equality and what's next. {WWD

What it's like to dress Kylie Jenner 
After Kylie Jenner gave birth to Stormi in February, she hired LA-based stylist Dani Michelle to manage her wardrobe. For Michelle, dressing Jenner has been a thrilling gig: "Clothes, hair and make-up are like armor, they are a layer of confidence when you have a massive number of fans and people critiquing you," Michelle told British Vogue. "To see them glowing when they walk onto a stage or they are caught by paparazzi and know that I am part of that means the world to me. To see them empowered, empowers me." {Vogue U.K.

There's a new publication dedicated to celebrating people of color
Mercy Sang, a 22-year-old Kenyan-born, Melbourne-based writer, recently launched POCC Mag, a digital publication focused on representing people of color in the creative industries. In an interview with i-D, Sang said that the publication is inspired by her own community and an urge to support and celebrate their work. {I-D

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