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Must Read: Shop Riccardo Tisci's First Burberry Drop, Meet Game-Changing Labor Activists in Bangladesh

Plus, the evolution of beauty salons.
Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Riccardo Tisci's first Burberry drop is already shoppable
Riccardo Tisci's first collection for Burberry may not have debuted yet, but you can already shop his first "drop" for the house: a T-shirt with a Thomas Burberry monogram. The piece will be available for 24 hours only on Instagram and WeChat, paving the way for Tisci's first full collection, which will be available to shop in part on the same platforms 30 minutes after the runway show concludes. {Vogue UK

Meet the labor organizers changing the face of fashion in Bangladesh
Kalpona Akter has put her life in danger to oppose the corrupt forces that keep the Bangladeshi garment industry — which is the second-largest in the world — from becoming a fair and safe place for those it employs. While she's witnessed harrowing corruption and violence, she's hopeful at how much change she's already seen in the last few years. "Bangladeshi workers aren't dying in their hundreds like they were a few years ago," she says. It's a low bar, but one she is proud to have helped raise. {Business of Fashion}  

Salons are evolving to keep up in a crowded beauty market
Next-generation salons like Chillhouse and Heyday are focusing on doing a few things really well rather than offering a bevy of "just okay" services and creating personalized experiences to convince women to come back on a regular basis. By pulling from the worlds of traditional salons and spas while creating more price- and Instagram-friendly offerings, they're able to attract younger customers and inspire brand loyalty. {Business of Fashion}

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Social media is pushing fur out of fashion
The anti-fur movement has been gaining significant momentum of late, and social media may be partly responsible. Where activists used to have to show up to protests in person, now it's easy for them to flood designers' and influencers' feeds and inboxes with negative feedback wherever they see fur — and public shaming, for better or for worse, can have a real impact in the digital age. {Highsnobiety}

Lady Gaga answers Vogue's "73 Questions"
Vogue's "73 Questions" video series is back, this time with pop phenomenon Lady Gaga. The musician and performer opens up about her legacy ("I'd like to be remembered for the message behind 'Born This Way'"), the secrets in her closet ("I do own one [of Michael Jackson's] Thriller jackets") and the number-one look of her career ("at the MTV Music Awards when I wore Alexander McQueen from his very last collection before he died"). Watch the whole video below. {YouTube}

Slick Woods reportedly went into labor at the Savage x Fenty show
Slick Woods was one of two very visibly pregnant models who walked at Rihanna's Savage x Fenty show that wrapped NYFW on Wednesday night, and now TMZ is reporting that Slick actually went into labor on the runway. According to the outlet, she was then taken to the nearest hospital by paramedics. Neither Slick nor baby daddy Adonis Bosso have confirmed anything about a birth yet on social media, but the baby's name, whenever it comes, will be Saphir. {TMZ

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