Must Read: Lanvin Names Bruno Sialelli as Creative Director, Bravado Acquires Epic Rights

Plus, Adam Selman drops his ready-to-wear line and turns to athleisure.
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Bruno Sialelli. Photo: Courtesy of Lanvin 

Bruno Sialelli. Photo: Courtesy of Lanvin 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Lanvin names Bruno Sialelli as creative director 
On Monday, Lanvin that announced Bruno Sialelli is taking over as its new creative director. Sialelli joins the French fashion house from Loewe, where he was the director of menswear. The relatively unknown designer has also held positions in womenswear at BalenciagaAcne Studios and Paco Rabanne. According to a press release from the luxury label, he was chosen for his "youthful translation of Lanvin's heritage." Sialelli will be the brand's fourth designer in four years. No pressure. {Fashionista inbox} 

Bravado acquires Epic Rights
Bravado — the company behind Kanye West and Justin Bieber's wildly popular merch – has acquired Epic Rights, which is a Los Angeles-based branding company that counts KISS, Britney Spears, Billy Joel and David Bowie, among others, on its roster. As part of the agreement, Epic Rights's CEO and founder Dell Furano, along with his team, will continue to build merchandising opportunities for their celebrated group of artists. {Fashionista inbox} 

Adam Selman drops ready-to-wear line and turns to athleisure
When Adam Selman's Fall 2018 collection didn't hit his sales targets with buyers, the designer decided to ditch his ready-to-wear line for athletic wear. This week, Adam Selman Sport (A.S.S. for short) will debut on Net-a-Porter before hitting other retailers in the U.S. and U.K. With A.S.S., Selman hopes to fill a gap in the athletic wear market between solid black basics and "lots of straps and funky" pieces he saw women wearing at boutique fitness classes. According to Business of Fashion, Selman projects the line of leggings, sports bras, sweatshirts and T-shirts, most priced under $200, could generate as much as $3 million to $5 million in sales this year. {Business of Fashion

Kering ranked second most sustainable company in the world 
Kering has been ranked as the second most sustainable company in the world across all industries in Corporate Knights Global 100 Index unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos. To achieve its leadership position, the luxury conglomerate was assessed against 21 key performance indicators covering resource management, employee management, financial management, clean revenue and supplier performance. As further recognition of the company's commitment to sustainability, Kering has also ranked first in the luxury, apparel and accessory sectors for the second year in a row. {Fashionista inbox} 

Chris Brown arrested in Paris after rape complaint 
Chris Brown is in custody in Paris after a 24-year-old woman filed a rape complaint against him. The singer, who was in Paris attending events around Men's Fashion Week, reportedly raped the unidentified woman at his hotel suite last week. Under French law, investigators have another two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges. {The New York Times

China is still boycotting Dolce & Gabbana 
Nearly two months after Dolce & Gabbana posted an ill-conceived video campaign portraying a Chinese model struggling to eat pizza, the brand remains virtually blacklisted in the country. As of late January, Dolce & Gabbana's products are not for sale on leading Chinese e-commerce platforms and its storefronts in Macau and Hong Kong remain mostly empty. The label is currently at risk of becoming irrelevant in one of the world's biggest luxury market. {Business of Fashion

Watch Grace Coddington interview Anna Wintour 
On the last episode of "Face to Grace," Grace Coddington interviews her longtime friend and colleague Anna Wintour at Mr Chow's, the famous Midtown eatery owned by Coddington's former husband. The two legendary editors talk tennis, their thoughts on the future of print in today's digital age and how they landed on Kim and Kanye's iconic Vogue cover. Wintour, who keeps her sunglasses on for the entire 27-minute segment, also shares her all-time favorite MET exhibit. You can watch the full interview here. {Fashionista inbox} 

Edward Enninful on his first year at British Vogue
After one full year, Edward Enninful has reinvigorated British Vogue from both a sales and editorial perspective. To celebrate his first anniversary at the publication, Enninful opened up to the Evening Standard about the importance of putting diversity at the heart of the magazine, his love for young royals – especially Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle – and how his "immigrant mentality" drives him. {Evening Standard

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