Must Read: Gucci Faces Backlash for Showing Straitjackets on the Runway, Joe Zee Joins 'Tatler' Amidst Rebrand

Plus, Dior is going green for its upcoming show.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Gucci faces backlash for showing straitjackets at Milan Fashion Week
It wasn't long ago that Gucci's Alessandro Michele sent a blackface-inspired sweater down the runway, and at Sunday's Spring 2020 show in Milan, he ignited another uproar. During the show, fashion observers and editors noticed that many of the pieces resembled straitjackets, a garment historically worn in mental health facilities. Model Ayesha Tan Jones showed their disapproval of Michele's latest collection by protesting during their runway walk with "mental health is not fashion" written across their hands. {The New York Times} 

Dior is going green for its upcoming runway show 
Maria Grazia Chiuri has plans to boost Dior's sustainability with the set for its latest show in Paris. The show will be a collaboration with Coloco, a Paris-based "landscape and urbanism collective," and will feature 164 trees that will later be replanted around the French capital. The runway show — which was conceived as an "inclusive garden" — will promote the need for plant diversity as a response to climate change. "The tree is an important symbol because it's about investing in nature. Planting for the future is a positive action," says Chiuri. {WWD}

Joe Zee joins Tatler amidst rebrand
Tatler, one of Asia's prominent society magazines, has hired Joe Zee as Global Artistic Director for its forthcoming rebrand. Zee, who is known for his past roles at Elle and Yahoo Style, will oversee the visual branding over the magazine and the corporate entity in print, digital and events. With Zee's arrival, Tatler hopes to put a greater emphasis on fashion and beauty content. {Business of Fashion}

Meet the cover stars of Business of Fashion's annual BoF 500 issue
Business of Fashion has finally revealed the cover stars for its 2019 BoF 500 issue. This year's list of fashion's change agents includes Dapper Dan and rapper Chika. Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccoli and Adut Akech are also featured together on one of the three covers. {The Business of Fashion}

Louis Vuitton collaborates with "League of Legends"
Louis Vuitton has just signed a two-year partnership with U.S.-based e-sports organization Riot Games and its popular video game "League of Legends." The luxury brand will create champion skins (the items players use to change the appearance of their avatars) and a ready-to-wear collection for the League of Legends World Championship tournament, debuting in Berlin on Oct. 2. {WWD}

European luxury braces itself for U.S. tariffs
The Trump administration is preparing additional tariffs on European luxury goods, including handbags, suits and champagne. The increase in duties — a change mostly due to the battle over airplane subsidies — could potentially force brands to raise prices or take a financial hit. {WWD}

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