Must Read: Hearst Gears up for Print Changes Under Troy Young, Drunk Elephant Wants to Become the Next Billion-Dollar Beauty Brand

Plus, San Francisco museum showcases contemporary Muslim women's fashion.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Hearst gears up for print changes under Troy Young
Troy Young, Hearst's newly appointed president, is said to be carefully reviewing every magazine's staff and operations in search of efficiencies and improvements to digital performance and integration. According to WWD, Young has "little sympathy for career magazine types who still don't understand how to, or are uninterested in, building out a digital brand and revenue streams." He will review Harper's Bazaar and Esquire first, and any positions deemed redundant will be cut. {WWD

Drunk Elephant wants to become the next billion-dollar beauty brand
In the span of a few years, Drunk Elephant has become a top seller in the skin-care category at Sephora and expects to exceed $100 million in sales this year. Ahead of its U.K. launch — which will kick off with an Insta-friendly pop-up in London's Covent Garden — Drunk Elephant's chief executive Tim Warner talked global expansion and the company's billion-dollar goals with Business of Fashion. {Business of Fashion

San Francisco museum showcases contemporary Muslim women's fashion 
A new exhibit at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco showcases all the elements that make up the complicated story of modest Muslim fashion. The colorful multimedia exhibit called "Contemporary Muslim Fashions," contains more than 80 different ensembles — everything from burkinis to ball gowns to sportswear — created by both established and emerging designers from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia. {Elle

Amazon hit with new counterfeit accusations 
Amazon was hit by a powerful new accusation from the American Apparel & Footwear Association on Monday. The AAFA included Amazon's sites in the U.K., Canada and Germany in its submission to the United States Trade Representative, identifying foreign markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeits. {WWD

Batik wants to achieve a firm foothold in fashion
Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to a textile. It was developed in Indonesia centuries ago and has since served as a strong source of identity for Indonesians. The fabric has yet to achieve a firm foothold in the sartorial choices of young Indonesians, but over the last decade, some young batik artisans and fashion designers are trying to change that by modernizing its traditional patterns and silhouettes. {The Jakarta Post

New Asian shoppers fuel Japan's retail boom
Japan has become an increasingly popular tourist destination, especially among Asian shoppers: According to Chinese travel booking giant, Ctrip, Japan is the number one destination for Chinese travelers in October. The country is also seeing a significant increase in big-spending visitors from South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. Now the Japanese government is coming up with ways to secure the most revenue from its growing pool of visitors who are all looking to splurge. {Business of Fashion

E-tailers introduce influencer-curated shop-in-shops 
Fashion and beauty e-commerce businesses are opening online, influencer-curated shop-in-shops as a they continue to keep up with the changing retail landscape. In a new piece for WWD, Allison Collins caught up with various e-tailers that are letting their consumers shop by influencer as opposed to by product or brand. {WWD

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