Must Read: Michael B. Jordan Fronts Coach's Spring 2019 Men's Campaign, Nordstrom Co-President Blake Nordstrom Dies at 58

Plus, what's next for Calvin Klein without Raf Simons?
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Michael B. Jordan for Coach's Spring 2019 campaign. Photo: Craig McDean 

Michael B. Jordan for Coach's Spring 2019 campaign. Photo: Craig McDean 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Michael B. Jordan fronts Coach's Spring 2019 men's campaign
Coach kicked off 2019 by releasing its debut campaign starring "Black Panther" actor Michael B. Jordan, whom the label named as its first-ever global male ambassador last fall. Inspired by a "backstage" look at a faded carnival, the images shot by Craig McDean depict Jordan on a vintage car dressed in key pieces from the brand's Spring 2019 menswear line. Highlights include a cool, color-blocked shearling jacket, which is pictured above. {Fashionista inbox} 

Nordstrom co-president Blake Nordstrom dies at 58
Blake Nordstrom, an heir to the Nordstrom Inc. fortune who ran the department-store chain with his two brothers, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning at the age of 58, less than a month after he revealed he had been diagnosed with cancer. Blake served as the president of the Seattle-based retailer since 2000 and was responsible for increasing Nordstrom's profitability by implementing innovative retail ideas, such as Nordstrom Local. {Business of Fashion

What's next for Calvin Klein without Raf Simons? 
With Raf Simons out at Calvin Klein, what will happen to the PVH-owned brand? To start, the American label will not be showing during New York Fashion Week in February. Additionally, the company said to expect a more commercial jeans line and a lot more digital marketing for all the Calvin Klein products. Questions regarding who might replace Simons and what will happen to Calvin Klein's high-end collection have yet to be answered. {WWD

Will Dolce & Gabbana survive its latest indiscretion? 
Dolce & Gabbana's China blunder back in November was quite the disaster. But a little over a month later and it seems that fashion's short-term memory has served the Italian label well: The brand has only suffered minor losses and has since held a show in Milan that was met with positive reviews. Dolce & Gabbana sales are still down in China, though a range of retail experts believe that this is only temporary. In the meantime, Chinese consumers are scooping up Gucci wares, instead. {WWD

Karlie Kloss reveals unseen footage from her wedding day
Karlie Kloss bid farewell to 2018 by releasing a reflective YouTube video (see below), entitled "118 Things That Happened in 2018." In the nine-minute clip, the model shares never-before-seen footage from her October nuptials to Joshua Kushner. We see the moment Kloss saw her custom Dior wedding dress in the couture atelier, and her subsequently embracing its maker, Maria Grazia Chiuri. We also get a glimpse into the wedding ceremony. {British Vogue

How to apply circular principles to fashion
A circular economy is a regenerative system in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible and extract the maximum value from them, then recover products and materials at the end of each service life. In a new piece for Vogue Australia, Clare Press elaborates on how we might apply circular principles to fashion by encouraging renting clothes versus owning them and by working with biodegradable materials. {Vogue Australia

British designer Joe Casely-Hayford OBE has died
Joe Casely-Hayford OBE, the namesake founder of Britain's Casely-Hayford and former creative director of Gieves & Hawkes, has passed away at age 62, following a three-year battle with cancer. Casely-Hayford came to prominence in the mid '80s with his menswear and womenswear collections. More recently, in 2009, Casely-Hayford teamed up with his son, Charlie, to create a modern new menswear brand Casely-Hayford. The label opened its first standalone store on Chiltern Street in London in 2018. {Fashionista inbox} 

Thredup data shows the rise of the conscious consumer in 2019 
Thredup surveyed over 1,000 women nationwide to reveal their sentiments on conscious consumerism in 2019. The results show a majority of female shoppers (84 percent) want to be less wasteful in the new year and shop more sustainably in 2019. Forty-two percent plan to reduce waste by shopping secondhand and one in four women plan to quit fast fashion. You can read the full report here. {Fashionista inbox} 

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