Must Read: Lady Gaga and More Star in 'Elle''s Women in Hollywood Issue, Condé Nast's Chief Digital Officer Is Leaving the Company

Plus, Deciem stores shut down following online post by founder.
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Lady Gaga on the November 2018 cover of "Elle." Photo: Ruth Hogben and Andrea Gelardin

Lady Gaga on the November 2018 cover of "Elle." Photo: Ruth Hogben and Andrea Gelardin

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Lady Gaga and more star in Elle's November 2018 Women in Hollywood issue
Lady Gaga, the singer-turned-Oscar-buzz-actress, along with a 10 other female film stars front a series of covers for Elle's 25th annual Women in Hollywood issue. The other covers, which you can see below, feature a gamut of indisputably talented actresses — from Angela Bassett to Sarah Paulson — who are just as remarkable on screen as they are off. {Elle

Condé Nast's chief digital officer Fred Santarpia is leaving the company
Condé Nast's chief digital officer Fred Santarpia is the latest person to flee the former hallowed halls of One World Trade: Santarpia announced his departure on Instagram and Twitter on Tuesday, saying it was his decision to leave. His exit comes at a time when Condé's chief executive officer Bob Sauerberg is looking to blend more operations with the publishing giant's international arm. {WWD

Deciem stores shut down following online post by founder
According to WWD, Deciem employees have been instructed to close some of the brand's stores. The closures come days after Deciem's founder Brandon Truaxe posted a video of himself on the brand's social media page where he announced the temporary shutdown of the business due to alleged "major criminal activity." {WWD

How men's media is courting streetwear enthusiasts 
The menswear market is booming, but men's fashion media is still struggling with splintering audiences and contracting advertising budgets. In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Chantal Fernandez explores how these male-focused media companies are finding new ways to build deeper connections with readers, grow their audiences in unique ways and generate revenue outside of advertising through sponsorships. {Business of Fashion}

Claire Foy fronts the November issue of Vogue
Vogue tapped Claire Foy to star on its second to last issue of 2018. The former queen of "The Crown" wears a one-shoulder, sequined Saint Laurent dress and sports a rocker chic Carlos Ferraz hairdo on the magazine's November cover shot by David Sims (see below). Inside the issue, Foy opens up to Nathan Miller about motherhood, working with Ryan Gosling and her upcoming film "The Girl in the Spider's Web." {Vogue

Claire Foy on the November 2018 cover of "Vogue." Photo: David Sims 

Claire Foy on the November 2018 cover of "Vogue." Photo: David Sims 

Meet the QVC of the YouTube generation
NTWRK, a streaming platform that will give consumers access to live by-appointment drops featuring exclusive, limited-edition product available to purchase immediately within its app, launches on Wednesday. Backed by Beats founder Jimmy Iovine and LeBron James and created by Aaron Levant, co-founder of ComplexCon and creator of streetwear trade show Agenda, the app is poised to be the QVC of the YouTube generation, as it will feature on-air talent to entertain viewers in between sales. {Business of Fashion

Penelope Cruz stars in her first major campaign for Chanel
Chanel announced Penelope Cruz as its newest brand ambassador earlier this year, and now the iconic French fashion house has revealed her first campaign: The Oscar-winning actress stars in black-and-white ads shot by Karl Lagerfeld, dressed in items from the label's nautical-themed Cruise collection. You can see all the images from the campaign in the gallery below. {Fashionista inbox} 

Pat McGrath teams up with The Met on second collaboration
The Met Store is releasing a second limited-edition line with Pat McGrath Labs, which will span both cosmetics and apparel. Entitled "The Adorned Collection," the line is inspired by jewelry that will be featured in an upcoming exhibition called "Jewelry: The Body Transformed," opening at The Met on Nov. 12. The range will consist of special edition eyeshadow palettes and glosses, as well as limited-edition T-shirts, all priced from $38 to $125. {WWD

Coach Foundation announces Dream It Real Initiative 
On Wednesday, Coach announced the launch of Dream It Real, a new initiative to support the next generation and a continuation of its ongoing philanthropic work which has provided more than $45 million to nonprofit partners over the last 10 years. As a part of the Dream It Real initiative, Coach will donate $1.4 million to The Future Project, an organization that helps underserved high schoolers prepare for the future. Coach's ambassadors Selena Gomez and Michael B. Jordan, will make appearances in partner schools to mentor students. {Fashionista inbox} 

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