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Must Read: 'Glamour' Announces Its 2018 Women of the Year, the Problem With Branding That All Looks the Same

Plus, First Insight survey reveals disconnect between retailers and consumers on pricing.
Samantha Fuentes, Emma González, Jaclyn Corin, Edna Chavez and Naomi Wadler on the December cover of "Glamour." Photo: Danielle Levitt

Samantha Fuentes, Emma González, Jaclyn Corin, Edna Chavez and Naomi Wadler on the December cover of "Glamour." Photo: Danielle Levitt

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Glamour announces its 2018 Women of the Year 
On Tuesday, Glamour announced the recipients of its annual "Women of the Year" awards, which include: senator Kamala Harris, actress Viola Davis, the women who took down Larry Nassar, Chrissy Teigen, the female activists of March for Our Lives, the oldest career National Park Service Ranger, Janelle Monáe and Manal al-Sharif, a Saudi Arabian women's rights activist. These women will also serve as the magazine's December cover stars, and you can view all their covers in the gallery below. {Glamour}

The problem with brands getting the same minimalist font makeover
Burberry and Celine welcomed new creative directors this season, who both overturned their house's former logos in favor of a minimalist Helvetica font. But graphic designers fear that the growing trend for clean, modernist typefaces could lead to the homogenization of luxury logos. "I feel that the new Celine logo is homogenized rather than modernized," Hannes Famira, the graphic designer who created the typeface for the Celine logo in 2005, said to WWD. "The brand just handed back the baton of sophistication and taste it carried so nicely." {WWD

First Insight Survey reveals disconnect between retailers and consumers on pricing
According to research by First Insight Inc., senior retail executives are too quick to dismiss the impact pricing has on consumer purchase decisions. The company, which recently surveyed consumers and senior retail executives on consumer shopping habits, purchase behavior and influences driving decisions, found that while both groups named quality as the most important factor in purchase decisions (roughly 50 percent of both sets of survey respondents), only 20 percent of executives felt low pricing ranked as most important, compared to nearly 40 percent of consumers. {WWD

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Thom Browne launched a limited-edition golf capsule 
After dressing the Cleveland Cavaliers and FC Barcelona and releasing a tennis capsule collection last year, Thom Browne is launching a golf line for Resort. The limited-edition capsule, which takes timeless argyles and tartans into the designer's fantastical world, hits Thom Browne stores and on Tuesday. Highlights of the collection include sweatsuits embellished with pompoms, unconstructed blazers and playful knee-high socks. {Fashionista inbox} 

Looks from Thom Browne's golf capsule. Photo: Courtesy of Thom Browne 

Looks from Thom Browne's golf capsule. Photo: Courtesy of Thom Browne 

Instagram replaced print magazines, what's next? 
Instagram hasn't just damaged the confidence of teens; it's also killed print media. By becoming the primary way people around the world discover fashion and by ushering in a new digital-savvy group of tastemakers, the photo-and video-sharing app has rewired the industry. Business of Fashion predicts what will happen next as the ultimate browsing tool becomes increasingly transactional. {Business of Fashion

Changing the way we think about Chinese customers
The London-based market research provider Euromonitor International argues its time to redefine Chinese consumers according to their "personality types" and suggests five new, distinct consumer categories. Jing Daily analyzed each of the Euromonitor Survey team's five new personas to see if this new way of defining consumers will help luxury brands achieve the success they're looking for in China. {Jing Daily

We're living in a streetwear bubble that might be about to burst 
Streetwear and sneaker culture is a form of mass hysteria, propagated by the internet and fueled by insecurity," writes Douglas Brundage for Highsnobiety. "In the near future, streetwear fever will reach its apex, and the category will shift into something entirely different, if not dissimilar." Brundage argues that we're currently living in a streetwear bubble that has had its boom; now all that's left, is for the bubble to come to a sudden end with an almighty burst. {Highsnobiety

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