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Must Read: 'Interview' Magazine Relaunches With a September Issue, Nina Garcia on Her First Year as Editor-in-Chief of 'Elle'

Plus, Revolve is opening a store and branded suite at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
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Agnès Varda on the September cover of "Interview." Photo: Collier Schorr

Agnès Varda on the September cover of "Interview." Photo: Collier Schorr

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Interview magazine relaunches with a September issue 
After filing for bankruptcy less than four months ago, Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine is back on newsstands Thursday with a September issue starring the 90-year-old Oscar-winning filmmaker Agnès Varda. Its reincarnation is under the creative direction of Mel Ottenberg and features work by Petra Collins, Ryan McGinley, Collier Schorr, Ibrahim Kamara and Pierre-Ange Carlotti. Though the magazine has a past riddled with debt thanks to its former owner Peter Brant, it's now relaunching under Kelly Brant, his daughter, who, according to Business of Fashion, will usher in a new cost-conscious era marked by trust and paid bills. {Business of Fashion

Nina Garcia on her first year as editor-in-chief of Elle 
WWD caught up with Nina Garcia to discuss her first year as editor-in-chief of Elle, the fashion industry now versus when she started out as an intern in the late '80s and the merits of having celebrities interview each other. She also touched on "Project Runway" and its ties to Harvey Weinstein. {WWD

Revolve to open a store and branded suite at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas 
Revolve continues to plot its worldwide takeover with its latest retail endeavor: The influencer-friendly e-tailer confirmed a deal with the Palms Casino Resort to open a store and branded suite at the property next year. The deal involves a 1,000-square-foot Revolve store stocked with brands like Lovers + Friends and Tularosa and an Insta-bait-y, branded suite designed to host its network of traveling influencers. {WWD

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Nike gained $43 million worth of media exposure for Colin Kaepernick ad
Nike's latest ad starring Colin Kaepernick gained $43 million worth of media exposure within the first 24 hours of its release, according to Hypebeast. An analysis from Apex Marketing Group revealed that most of this media exposure has been neutral to positive. {Hypebeast

Lively introduces loungewear 
The lingerie start-up Lively is adding loungewear to its assortment of lesiurée bras and undies. The new series launches Thursday and consists of breathable tanks, flowy pants and kimonos in classic colors such as navy, soft pink and white. The pieces are made from 100 percent cotton and range in price from $45 to $65. You can shop them all here. {Fashionista inbox} 

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