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Must Read: Ways Fashion Can Further Embrace Inclusivity, Rachel McAdams Wears a Breast Pump for Magazine Photoshoot

Plus, how Hector Espinal went from Sephora cashier to Fenty Beauty global makeup artist.
Looks from Savage Fenty's Fall 2018 collection. Photo: JP Yim/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty

Looks from Savage Fenty's Fall 2018 collection. Photo: JP Yim/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Ways fashion can further embrace inclusivity 
At VOICES, Business of Fashion's annual gathering for big thinkers held at the end of November, speakers and guests gathered to address the question: What can the fashion industry do to be more inclusive? Several participants agreed that real change can only happen when diverse decision makers and executives are allowed to enter the highest levels of the industry. They also said the best way for non-white creatives to move forward is to continue to focus on building their own independent businesses. {Business of Fashion

Rachel McAdams wears a breast pump for magazine photoshoot
Claire Rothstein, photographer and founder of the magazine Girls Girls Girls, shared a behind-the-scenes picture from a recent photoshoot with Rachel McAdams to Instagram on Wednesday. The snap shows the actress pumping breast milk while wearing Versace and Bulgari diamonds. "Breastfeeding is the most normal thing in the world and I can't for the life of me imagine why or how it is ever frowned upon or scared of," Rothstein wrote in the caption. "I don't even think it needs explaining but just wanted to put this out there, as if it even changes one person's perception of something so natural, so normal, so amazing then that's great." {@clairerothstein/Instagram} 

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How Hector Espinal went from Sephora cashier to Fenty Beauty global makeup artist
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11 material things that defined this year
How do we make sense of 2018? Well, chances are we can't, but good luck trying! What we can do is take stock of what the year brought us in terms of material things: the prairie dress, tiny sunglasses, the Juul, faux fur, statement T-shirts, the Air Max, the Versace revival and Cardi B's Fashion Nova line. {The New York Times

New beauty trends for 2019
To find out what we'll be stocking in our medicine cabinets and vanities in the coming year, i-D asked a series of beauty trend forecasters to share their big-picture predictions. According to their responses, 2019 will be the year of needle-less injectables, facial Fitbits and swipe-able makeup products. {i-D

Is upcycling good for business?
Many emerging designers have turned to upcycling, looking to charity shops, landfills and the natural world to source materials for their collections. Though better for the environment, upcyling can prevent designers from scaling their collections and keeping up with the production demands of major retailers. But on the other hand, pieces made of deadstock and vintage fabrics present an untapped opportunity for retailers: To offer their customers handmade, one-off pieces without the couture price tag. {WWD

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