Must Read: Burberry Apologizes for 'Noose' Hoodie, The Changing Role of a Creative Director

Plus, Celine kicks off worldwide retail push with New York flagship.
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A look from the Burberry Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Imaxtree 

A look from the Burberry Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Imaxtree 

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Burberry apologizes for noose hoodie 
Riccardo Tisci and Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti apologized for showing a hoodie with a drawstring resembling a noose in Burberry's Fall 2019 collection on Sunday. Model Liz Kennedy, who walked the show, said her family has been impacted by suicide and that seeing the garment during her fitting left her feeling "extremely triggered." She then posted images of the hoodie on Instagram, and in the caption, called out the brand for glamorizing suicide. Following her complaint, the product and all images related to it were removed from production and all promotion by the brand. {Huffington Post U.K.

The changing role of a creative director 
In the past, new designers were given a minimum of 18 months for customers to see the results of their creative efforts. But now, customer-facing technology forces the industry to expect a rapid, nearly impossible turnaround. What's more, the creative directors of today are expected to have a strong presence on social media. This obsession with speed coupled with the need for an influential figure at the head of a brand has caused some to speculate that we may see more celebrities and high-profile people from outside the industry replacing trained designers in the future. {WWD

Celine kicks off worldwide retail push with New York flagship 
Celine's new Hedi Slimane-designed flagship opened Monday on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. The store concept juxtaposes the designer's signature graphic design with site-specific artworks and will be rolled out in further locations in New York, Tokyo and Paris between Feb. 25 and early March, with more stores to follow later this year in Los Angeles, London, Milan, Shanghai and Beijing. Flagships and larger boutiques will offer women's and men's together, but some stores will present just one or the other, with the first dedicated menswear store set to open in Paris in March. {WWD

Anna Wintour on female leadership and the future of print 
In a rare interview with the editor-in-chief of Vogue, The Guardian's Jess Cartney-Morley got Anna Wintour's take on everything from the future of print to the rise of female politicians. Wintour also shared a list of past mentors and allies, which include Ralph Lauren, the Washington Post's Kay Graham and Karl Lagerfeld. {The Guardian

Kylie Jenner covers Paper, again 
Kylie Jenner is back on the cover of Paper, though this time she's not sporting a plastic pink wig; instead, the details of her face are ever-so-slightly obscured by a layer of netting. Inside the issue, the 21-year-old beauty mogul opens up about money, fillers and motherhood. {Paper Magazine

Kylie Jenner on the cover of "Paper Magazine." Photo: Morelli Brothers 

Kylie Jenner on the cover of "Paper Magazine." Photo: Morelli Brothers 

Derek Blasberg shares his secrets to success 
Derek Blasberg knows all the important people in fashion and Hollywood, thanks to his 15-year career as a writer, editor and TV personality. Now, as the new head of fashion and beauty partnerships at YouTube, the Missouri native is taking on fashion from a new lens. In a new piece for Business of Fashion, Blasberg shares his tips on how to succeed in the competitive industry. His golden rule: "Never say no." {Business of Fashion

Why brands are all hiring directors of diversity and inclusion
There has been a spike in diversity and inclusion job postings, as big brands and retailers continue to make ill-advised design and marketing choices. H&M, along with Nike, Macy's, Abercrombie & Fitch, Estée Lauder and, most recently, Gucci, have all hired (or have expressed their plans to hire) a diversity and inclusion chief to ensure incidents of the past are not repeated. {WWD

U.K. takes action to increase sustainably efforts in the fashion sector
After a months-long investigation into the fashion sector, Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee is asking the U.K. government to create financial incentives for brands to reduce their environmental footprint. It also recommended stricter requirements on brands to police their supply chains. The committee specifically called out fast fashion retailers like Amazon U.K. and Boohoo Group, and luxury brands like Versace, for not doing enough to tackle "unsustainable" and "exploitative" industry practices. {Business of Fashion

Sonia Rykiel debuts limited-edition bag to celebrate street naming 
Last September, the Mayor of Paris named a street after Sonia Rykiel. To celebrate this historic moment, Julie de Libran, the label's current artistic director, designed a limited-edition tote, called "Allez Rykiel!" The tote, which is priced at $370, features the Rykiel stripe as well as a rendering of the Allée Rykiel street plaque and was created using eco-sustainable fabrics. You can shop the bag here. {Fashionista inbox} 

Charlotte Tilbury to open first U.S. store this summer 
On Tuesday, Charlotte Tilbury announced the launch of her first flagship North American store at The Grove in Los Angeles. The store will open this summer and will be the first standalone store outside of the U.K. and the Middle East. "As the home of the red carpet, there couldn't be a more perfect location for my first stand-alone wonderland in North America, it's like a home away from home for me," Tilbury said in an official press statement. "With all of my Beauty Wonderlands I have designed them to completely revolutionize and disrupt the way people shop, they are beauty playgrounds for everyone from 18-80." {Fashionista inbox} 

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