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Must Read: Zendaya Covers 'Allure,' Condé Nast Makes Climate Commitment

Plus, Chanel reschedules show due to national strike in Paris.
Photo: Miguel Reveriego for 'Allure'

Photo: Miguel Reveriego for 'Allure'

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. 

Zendaya stars on the cover of Allure
Zendaya truly can do it all, including designing a collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger, playing a drug addict on HBO's "Euphoria" and being the cover star of Allure's 2019 Out of Office issue. In the accompanying interview, the 23-year-old multi-hyphenate discusses her relationship with her fans, behind-the-scenes of Tommy x Zendaya and her dream plans to take the LSAT. {Allure}

Condé Nast signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
Condé Nast will be joining the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, becoming the first media company to sign the UN Fashion for Global Climate Action initiative. Through the commitment, the company has pledged to eliminate fossil-based, non-recyclable plastic from all products by 2025, and will soon publish its carbon assessment and set climate commitment goals. {Ellen MacArthur Foundation}

Chanel reschedules show due to national strike in Paris
Chanel has rescheduled its Métiers d'Art show due to a national strike in Paris. The strike will be a coordinated union walkout against governmental plans to reform the French pension system. The show, whose collection is designed by Karl Lagerfeld’s longtime right hand Virginie Viard, will take place one day later on Dec. 4 instead. {WWD}

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The Met battles for rare fashion collectibles
Beginning next week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be displaying Valentino outfits owned by Jackie Kennedy and a Roberto Rojas dress worn by Twiggy. But the museum was lucky to snatch up these collectibles. According to data published by Bloomberg from Invaluable, prices for fashion collectibles have increased by 400% since 2014. {Business of Fashion}

Consumers want brands to align with political values
A new report from the Wall Street Journal shows that clothing brands are increasingly becoming bipartisan, leading consumers to purchase brands that align with their personal political values. Brands' customer bases such as Wrangler and Walmart have shifted to the right, while Levi’s, Abercrombie & Fitch and The Gap have shifted to the left. {GQ}

The problem with Tulsi Gabbard's white pantsuits
Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has made the white pantsuit her uniform, yet there has been a muted reaction to the outfit that traditionally represents women's advancement and opportunity, dating back to the suffragists. The New York Times' Vanessa Friedman finds issue with the look: Clothes "are only as meaningful as the content that fills them," she writes. {The New York Times}

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is — officially — canceled
While speculation about the future of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has been floating around for months, company executives have officially announced that this year, the problematic show has been canceled. No, not 2019-"canceled" — actually removed-from-the-calendar canceled. The brand is working on evolving its marketing, executives said. {WWD}

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