Must Read: Fashion's Rainbow Glass Ceiling Persists, Naomi Campbell to be Honored With Fashion Icon Award

Plus, more American designers are showing in Paris and a new Karl Lagerfeld makeup line is coming.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

A deeper look at the 'rainbow glass ceiling'
WWD takes a deeper look at the "rainbow glass ceiling" in fashion, highlighting the barriers that LGBTQ people face in reaching high-level leadership positions. "For all of the industry's 'wokeness,' many of its smart and capable LGBTQ executives climbing the corporate ladder all too often smash into a rainbow glass ceiling on their way to the corner office," writes Evan Clark. "Even as the fashion and beauty worlds come together — in some cases, in a self-congratulatory way — to celebrate Pride Month... out of the 100-plus major fashion companies and brands around the world, there are only a handful of LGBTQ CEOs." {WWD}

Naomi Campbell will receive the British Fashion Council's Fashion Icon Award
Naomi Campbell's prolific modeling career, as well as her efforts to support diversity in the fashion industry, have earned her the honor of the British Fashion Council's Fashion Icon Award. "She has achieved exceptional work in the industry," said Caroline Rush, Chief Executive of the BFC, in an interview with BoF. "Naomi represents female empowerment, activism and glamour and her voice is used for great impact." She will receive the award on December 2. {Business of Fashion}

A new handful of American designers will show in Paris this month
United States-based designers including Emily Bode, Spencer Phipps and Sander Lak are presenting collections in Paris — an occurrence Business of Fashion's Tim Blanks calls "a striking coincidence, given the prevailing international wisdom that American fashion on its own turf is in something of a doldrums." He goes on to add that "they arrived on the Paris catwalk garlanded with expectation," and that presenting in Europe opens new horizons for the designers. {Business of Fashion}

Amelia Gray Hamlin gives an honest interview about her eating disorder
Amelia Gray Hamlin, model and daughter of Lisa Rinna, spoke with Glamour about her experiences with disordered eating, a subject she's been outspoken about in the past, both on social media and on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. "If I hadn't come out about my eating disorder when I did, I probably would have relapsed," she said in the interview. "Sharing my story has helped keep me accountable. I want to be a role model, to be strong for all the people who look to me. I think that’s really helped me tremendously in my whole recovery process." {Glamour}

A Karl Lagerfeld and L'Oréal Paris makeup line is coming
A L'Oréal Paris and Karl Lagerfeld makeup range, one of many projects the designer reportedly initiated before his passing in February, will make its debut in September. Imbued with Lagerfeld's "rock-chic style, fused with a sense of Parisian elegance," per the brands, the specific products have yet to be unveiled. Lagerfeld has dabbled in beauty quite extensively in the past, having partnered with Shu Uemura, ModelCo and Sephora for capsule lines before. {WWD}

Legal battles over "Black Vogue" continue
Advance Magazine Publishers Inc., the parent company of Vogue publisher Condé Nast, remains embroiled in a legal battle with designer Nareasha Willis over her fashion brand "Black Vogue." Willis launched the company in 2017 as a response to the fashion industry's appropriation of Black culture; Advance argues that the name violates trademark laws. {WWD}

New e-commerce site allows shoppers to help fund women-owned businesses
Tuesday marked the launch of The Helm, which originally began as a VC fund for female founders, and has become an e-commerce platform for women-run businesses. Billed as "the first site of its kind that allows shoppers to play a role in funding the next women-owned business," it re-invests a portion of profits from every purchase into its next VC fund. At launch, the site will feature goods from 80+ companies, including fashion labels such as Rosetta Getty and Araks and beauty and wellness brand Golde. {Fashionista inbox}

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