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Must Read: How to Make It in Fashion Media in 2019, Virgil Abloh Shares His Career Hacks

Plus, Chiara Ferragni to join the LVMH Prize committee as an expert and ambassador.
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"Teen Vogue" Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner. Photo: Alison Buck/Getty Images for Teen Vogue

"Teen Vogue" Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner. Photo: Alison Buck/Getty Images for Teen Vogue

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

How to make it in fashion media in 2019 
Gone are the days of glamorous editors with black car rides and room in their budgets for weekly blowouts. Today, fashion editors face the harsh reality of shuttering publications and layoffs. So what is the way forward for fashion media's rising generation who dream of climbing the editorial ranks? Ruthie Friedlander, Nick Remsen, Teen Vogue's Lindsay Peoples Wagner and more weigh in. {Business of Fashion

Virgil Abloh shares his career hacks 
To celebrate the launch of the Off-White capsule on Mr. Porter, Virgil Abloh took time out of his packed schedule to share some advice, tips and career hacks with the site. So, how does one make like Abloh and succeed at doing a million things at once? You don't call it work, you take shortcuts and embrace chaos. {Mr. Porter

Chiara Ferragni to join the LVMH Prize committee as an expert and ambassador 
LVMH has asked Chiara Ferragni to join its expert committee for the sixth edition of the Young Fashion Designers award. The notorious influencer, with close ties to LVMH-owned Dior, will serve as the ambassador of the prize and will join Naomi Campbell, Aimee Song, Kevin Ma and 12 other newcomers, drawn from the worlds of media and e-commerce, on the expert panel. {WWD

Why all new fashion logos look the same
The rebranding of luxury labels has suggested a concerted effort by the fashion industry to prepare for a radically different and digitally-focused future. But in a new piece for Business of Fashion, John Whelan argues the move toward a cleaner, more legible logos has little to do with the future and more to do with what the past represents today. "There would appear to be a rebirth of the iconoclastic fervor of the Bauhaus Modernists who saw ornamentation as a symbol of bourgeois oppression," writes Whelan. "It is no surprise that major luxury houses no longer want to wear the badge of a 'racist, patriarchal' era on their shopfronts and might want something more gender neutral going forward." {Business of Fashion

Drunk Elephant explores sale options
Drunk Elephant is in the early stages of exploring a sale, founder Tiffany Masterson revealed to Business of Fashion Thursday. The cult-favorite skin-care brand has pushed away offers for sales since the end of 2016, when the company was said to be doing just $25 million in retail. Since then, sales have more than quadrupled, to $150 million last year. Industry experts predict that a sale could fetch upwards of $1 billion. {Business of Fashion

Underpayment is rife in British textile industry 
An investigation by the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), a non-ministerial department of the U.K. Government responsible for the collection of taxes and regulating the national minimum wage, has found that 126 garment workers were paid wage arrears over a six-year period. Now British clothing manufacturers have been forced to pay almost £90,000 to employees for non-payment of the minimum wage. "It has been 20 years since the introduction of the minimum wage but in our inquiry we heard that underpayment is rife and goes hand-in-hand with a culture of fear and intimidation in the U.K.'s textile industry," said Mary Creagh, chairwoman of the Environmental Audit Committee, who reviewed the HMRC data. {BBC

CVS to label digitally altered images 
On Thursday, CVS Pharmacy announced an initiative in U.S. stores to label photos of models in its beauty aisles to make it clear whether the images have been retouched. The drugstore chain is the first major American company to adopt such a policy, and it has promised to mark all images in its stores nationwide by 2020. So far, 13 brands, including Neutrogena, CoverGirl and Revlon, have agreed to work with CVS on flagging digitally altered imagery. {Business of Fashion

Direct-to-consumer slipper-shoe brands are on the rise 
Sneakers outnumber stilettos on the runway, and sweatpants are made to be worn to Sunday brunch. This trend towards more casual dressing has given rise to a series of direct-to-consumer slipper-shoe brands that are making pillow-like footwear for people to wear at home or on the street. Most of the brands are still in the early stages, but they have already piqued the interest of investors and consumers. {Glossy

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