Must Read: Colette's Sarah Andelman on Winning at Retail, Extinction Rebellion Targets the Fashion Industry

Plus, Net-A-Porter invests in sneakers.
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A retail store on Boxing Day in Sydney. Photo: Hanna Lassen/Getty Images

A retail store on Boxing Day in Sydney. Photo: Hanna Lassen/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.

Colette's former creative director on how to win at retail Though Colette closed its doors in 2017, the store's former consultant and creative director Sarah Andelman has a lot to share on winning at retail. Andelman notes that embracing pop-ups and e-commerce, as well as expanding collaborations beyond fashion, are some of the ways retailers can find success in today's landscape. {Business of Fashion}

Extinction Rebellion targets the fashion industry
Extinction Rebellion has made a lot of noise this month by protesting the negative effects that the fashion industry has on the planet. The activist group has grown from 10 people to now millions worldwide, making it the fastest-growing direct-action climate movement in history. For its latest protest, the group plans to bring roads around Westminster to gridlock and perform a sit-in at London City Airport. {The New York Times}

Net-A-Porter introduces new sneaker collabs with Victoria Beckham and Rick Owens  
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has bought 500 sneaker styles for the upcoming season after last year's sneaker sales exceeded 10 times those of 2012. Its large selection of trainers will feature six exclusive product drops and eight new collaborations including tie-ups from Adidas x Pharrell Williams, Reebok x Victoria Beckham, Cecilie Bahnsen x Sophie Billie Brahe and Veja x Rick Owens, to name a few. The collection — which will be modeled by 12 different influencers and creatives — is available now through November. {British Vogue}

The evolving relationship between designers and stylists
Designers have begun to develop deeper relationships with stylists to help solidify their brand identities. From casting to beauty, the stylist's role has evolved, and now you can find them involved in nearly every visual element of a fashion show. We can credit this evolution of the stylist role to Instagram. {Vogue Business}

The fashion industry's road to inclusivity 
It's obvious that the fashion industry has a long way to go to become more inclusive, though many believe that identity politics, consumer activism and social media may change the game. Over the past few years, there has been a noticeable shift within the industry with the hiring of Black creatives to lead publications and shoot magazine covers, but much of that shift has been a façade. {Business of Fashion}

Jamie Mizrahi and Simone Harouche launch The KiT
Celebrity stylists Jamie Mizrahi and Simone Harouche launched The KiT, a line of foundational undergarments that are designed to support, enhance and empower women of all ages and body types. The line includes bras (starting at $48), underwear (starting at $17), bodysuits and specialty items such as tape, a nude illusion body stocking and bra extenders all under $100. The bras range from sizes A-DD and bottoms from 0 to 22, represented in numerical range 1-6. The KiT is currently available online at thekitundergarments.com. {Fashionista Inbox}

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