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Must Read: Kim Kardashion Is Suing Missguided, Interest in Chanel Spikes Following Karl Lagerfeld's Death

Plus, Joss Sackler makes her NYFW debut, while protestors rally against her family.
Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.

Kim Kardashion is suing Missguided 
This is not the week to mess with a Kardashian: Kim, who's spent the first part of the week blasting fast fashion retailers on social media, has decided to take legal action against Missguided for using her name and image without permission to advertise their knockoff designs. She filed the case on Wednesday and is seeking damages in excess of $10 million. {TMZ

Interest in Chanel spikes following Karl Lagerfeld's death 
Searches for "Karl Lagerfeld" on Depop increased 1,351 percent following the designer's death on Tuesday. StockX experienced a 25 percent increase in the number of bids on Chanel products on the platform, compared to the same period the previous week. The RealReal has also seen an increased demand for Chanel this week, as has eBay and vintage boutiques like What Goes Around Comes Around and Manhattan vintage. So if you thought vintage Chanel tweeds and quilted leather goods did damage on your wallet before, wait until you see how much a Boy Bag costs in a world without Karl. {WWD

Joss Sackler makes her NYFW debut, while protestors rally against her family  
Joss Sackler made her New York Fashion Week debut last week with LBV, a clothing line born out of her social club for women. At her downtown presentation, Sackler showed off hazard yellow-colored bike shorts, bodysuits and lace skirts, which she paired with climbing boots and gilded carabiners. Meanwhile, several blocks uptown, protestors were demonstrating against the Sackler family, the owners of the company that makes OxyContin and one of the wealthiest families in America, for its connection to the opioid epidemic. {The New York Times

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Miuccia Prada on Prada's Fall 2019 collection and its recent blackface scandal 
Ahead of Miuccia Prada's Fall 2019 show on Thursday, the designer opened up to Tim Blanks about life in and out of the design studio. Currently, she's focused on making romantic evening dresses that aren't too pretty. Prada also addressed the brand's recent blackface scandal and shared details of the company's newly created diversity council. {Business of Fashion

How a knitwear designer is getting Italian fashion to confront its lack of diversity 
The racially insensitive Prada trinket, Gucci's blackface balaclava sweater and Dolce & Gabbana's stereotypical videos on China have prompted Milan-based knitwear designer Edward Buchanan to take a stand against the lack of racial representation and cultural understanding at Italian fashion houses. Buchanan, who is one of the few Black men working in Italian fashion, is addressing the industry's lack of diversity with a collection offered in a wide range of hues that reflect a full spectrum of skin tones. The goal, he told The New York Times, is to be the "Fenty Beauty of knits." {The New York Times

Choupette to inherit millions from Karl Lagerfeld  
After news broke of Karl Lagerfeld's passing on Tuesday, tributes poured in across social media from the fashion community, but thoughts quickly turned to his best feline friend, Choupette. The cat, which is arguably the closest companion he leaves behind, will be more than taken of: Lagerfeld has revealed in several interviews that she is an heiress to his estate, which is estimated to be valued between £150 million and £350 million. {Dazed

Miley Cyrus covers Vanity Fair 
At 26, Miley Cyrus seems to be over her rebellious phase, and her return to wholesomeness is portrayed in Vanity Fair's March issue, as the newly married singer poses in elegant pieces from Chanel, Gucci and Marc Jacobs. The accompanying story centers around her flash marriage, her house that burned to the ground during the Malibu fires and the process of self discovery. {Vanity Fair

Miley Cyrus on the March 2019 cover of "Vanity Fair." Photo: Ryan Mcginley 

Miley Cyrus on the March 2019 cover of "Vanity Fair." Photo: Ryan Mcginley 

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