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Must Read: Hedi Slimane's Celine Revamp Is Here, Valentino to Show First Coed Pre-Fall Collection in Tokyo

Plus, Bruce Weber is starting to get work again.
Photo: @celine/Instagram

Photo: @celine/Instagram

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Hedi Slimane's Celine revamp is here 
Hedi Slimane's long-awaited debut for Celine is here: The designer will show his first collection for the French house Friday evening in Paris at Les Invalides. Slimane has already dropped the accent from the brand's logo and revealed his first handbag, but will he be able to transform Celine into a megabrand to rival luxury powerhouses like Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior? Business of Fashion's Lauren Sherman weighs in and shares a few spoilers about the show. {Business of Fashion

Valentino to show first coed Pre-Fall collection in Tokyo 
Valentino will stage a runway show in Tokyo on Nov. 27 to present its men's and women's Pre-Fall 2019 collections. This is the first time that the two ready-to-wear divisions will be presented together and it is the first show the company will have held in Tokyo since the '80s. {WWD

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Bruce Weber is starting to get work again
Despite being accused of sexual misconduct by multiple male models, Bruce Weber is getting back to work with a cover shoot for independent magazine Hercules. Though numerous publications and brands cut ties with the photographer once they learned of his alleged predatorial past, David Vivirido, cofounder and co-editor in chief of the men's magazine told WWD that his decision to work with Weber came down to loyalty and his belief that the accusations against him weren't that severe. {WWD

Inside fashion's current obsession with modest clothing
Fashion is having a modest moment, judging by the covered-up looks on and off the runway. But some observers are questioning the industry's current affection, wondering if the interest was brought on by the opportunity to cash in on Muslims, who have huge spending power when it comes to clothing. So the Middle East Eye turned to a series of Muslim bloggers and influencers and asked them to weigh in on fashion's modest obsession. {Middle East Eye

Virgil Abloh on his new Nike collab and dressing Serena Williams 
Following his sports-themed Spring 2019 Off-White show, Virgil Abloh caught up with Dazed to discuss why he cast real athletes for the runway and how he merges Nike's world with his own. In the interview, the designer also described his design process with Serena Williams and the powerful message that came out of those designs. {Dazed

Chanel bought British swim brand Orlebar Brown
Chanel has been on a bit of a shopping spree lately: The French label acquired a minority stake in F.P. Journe watches last week and on Friday, the luxury house confirmed its purchase of Orlebar Brown, a British swim and resort-wear brand. Though terms of the deal were not disclosed, the company's founder Adam Brown will continue to head up the business as creative director. The transaction will support Orlebar Brown's plans for global expansion in the United States, Europe and Asia. {Business of Fashion

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