Must Read: Condé Nast International to Launch 'Vogue' Hong Kong, Kim Jones Debuts First Campaign for Dior Homme - Fashionista

Must Read: Condé Nast International to Launch 'Vogue' Hong Kong, Kim Jones Debuts First Campaign for Dior Homme

Plus, Chanel may raise global prices for the third time this year.
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Guests pose at a Prada Linea Rossa event in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Prada

Guests pose at a Prada Linea Rossa event in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Prada

 These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Condé Nast International to launch Vogue Hong Kong
Condé Nast International announced Monday that it will launch its 26th edition of Vogue in Hong Kong in 2019. The Hong Kong edition of Vogue will debut digitally and in print and will be published under a license agreement with Rubicon Media Ltd. "We are delighted to launch Vogue in Hong Kong," said Chief Executive of Condé Nast International Jonathan Newhouse in an official press statement. "This magical city has long been a magnet for shoppers and a center of taste and luxury in the heart of Greater China. With the launch of its own Vogue, Hong Kong truly steps up to the premiere league of fashion excellence." {Fashionista inbox} 

Kim Jones debuts first campaign for Dior Homme 
Kim Jones's first campaign as artistic director of Dior Homme is a continuation of his creative partnership with New York-based artist KAWS, whose famous "BFF" character appeared in the form of a 33-foot-tall pink flower sculpture at Jones's debut show. The Steven Meisel-lensed campaign (see below) features the same flower KAWS "BFF" posing behind models, among which is the Prince of Denmark. {Fashionista inbox} 

Dior Men's Summer 2019 campaign. Photo: Steven Meisel 

Dior Men's Summer 2019 campaign. Photo: Steven Meisel 

Chanel may raise global prices for the third time this year
Chanel will reportedly increase global prices of three classic handbag styles by 6 percent on Nov. 1. Chanel sent an email to accessories clients on Oct. 17 explaining that the price increases are inevitable due to inflation and rising costs of production and materials. If prices do increase next month, this will be the third time the company has raised global prices this year. {Jing Daily

Cardi B on her forthcoming Fashion Nova collection 
Cardi B's first clothing line, which is an 80-piece collaboration with Fashion Nova, drops Nov. 15. Ahead of its release, the rapper opened up to Business of Fashion about why she chose to team up with the purveyor of body-hugging apparel and what her goals were when designing the line. "Every little detail to me matters," Cardi B said to BoF. "I want to make these women look so happy — so radiant, sexy, so corporate and poppin'. I want them to look like they're wearing Gucci and Prada, but they're not, they're wearing my line." {Business of Fashion

The rise of twin-fluencers
Twin-fluencers, otherwise known as twin influencers, are currently trending, according to WWD. The publication spoke with a series of experts in the field, as well as the twins themselves, to better understand our growing fascination with identical duos and why they are winning over brands. {WWD

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