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Must Read: Raf Simons's Days at Calvin Klein Could Be Numbered, Inside Valentino's Growth Strategy

Plus, can a new CEO save Condé Nast?
Raf Simons takes a bow at Calvin Klein's Fall 2018 runway show. Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Raf Simons takes a bow at Calvin Klein's Fall 2018 runway show. Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Raf Simons's days at Calvin Klein could be numbered
There are whisperings that PVH and Raf Simons might not renew their Calvin Klein contract when it expires in August. PVH CEO Emanuel Chirico only amplified these rumors last week when he publicized his disappointment with Calvin Klein's third-quarter revenue performance. Now, Chirico has released statements saying he wants to fix Simons's high-fashion overhaul of Calvin Klein Jeans and take the line in a much more commercial direction for 2019. {WWD

Inside Valentino's growth strategy 
Pierpaolo Piccioli is wowing fashion audiences with his standout collections for Valentino, but he has yet to convert his critical acclaim into sales. Business of Fashion spoke with Valentino CEO Stefano Sassi on the steps the company is taking to boost its single-digit growth and become a great commercial success. For now, it looks like the luxury label has its sights set on China and on ramping up its accessories business. {Business of Fashion

Can a new CEO save Condé Nast?
Condé Nast has been on a downward spiral for a while, and now the struggling publishing giant is on the hunt for a new CEO with global experience to replace Bob Sauerberg. But what and who exactly will be able to save the once-lucrative publishing house from a great demise? WWD weighs in. {WWD

Delpozo hires Lutz Huelle as new creative director 
Delpozo announced Monday that German designer Lutz Huelle will serve as its new creative director. A Central Saint Martins alum, Huelle spent time at Maison Martin Margiela before launching his own namesake label in 2000. He has also consulted for several brands, including Max Mara Fashion Group and Brioni. Huelle will oversee Delpozo's Fall 2019 collection, which will be presented by appointment during London Fashion Week. However, we won't see Huelle's complete vision for the brand until the Spring 2020 season. {Fashionista inbox} 

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas star on Vogue's first digital cover
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The problem with celebrity designers 
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Gigi Hadid covers W Magazine's holiday issue 
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Gigi Hadid on the cover of "W" Magazine's Volume 8 issue. Photo: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

Jameela Jamil on the ugly side of fame and photoshop 
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