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Must Read: 'Vogue' Netherlands Closes, Bloomingdale's Announces Retail Spinoff

Plus, Adam Driver is the face of Burberry's newest men's fragrance.
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Dutch model Imaan Hammam at a launch party for her 'Vogue' Netherlands September Issue cover in 2015.

Dutch model Imaan Hammam at a launch party for her 'Vogue' Netherlands September Issue cover in 2015.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. 

Vogue Netherlands closes
In an Instagram post to the publication's official account, Vogue Netherlands editor-in-chief Rinke Tjepkema announced that the Dutch magazine would be shutting down. "I write this with a heavy heart, but also filled with pride of the entire, amazing Vogue team and so many happy memories," she wrote in the caption. "In the past ten years, we've seen a generation of fashion talent reach international success through Vogue, built a loyal following of fashion fans and organized countless events. The Vogue brand has a magic and power that opens doors, and it was truly special to be part of that. I would like to thank the Vogue team, and everyone who has ever contributed to the magazine. But most of all, I would like to thank you. For reading the magazine, following us online and for visiting our events. Only because of you were we able to become such a household name in the Dutch media landscape. I hope you enjoyed Vogue, we have loved every minute of making it for you. Until we meet again." {Instagram/@nlvogue}

Bloomingdale's announces retail spin-off Bloomie's 
Bloomingdale's is opening a brand-new store concept called Bloomie's with a focus on "advanced, contemporary and luxury brands" for men and women (think Ganni, Staud, Mansur Gavriel and 3.1 Phillip Lim), as well as beauty, according to a press release. The first location, which also includes tech-enabled features throughout the store and a restaurant by D.C.'s Colada Shop, will open in Fairfax, Virginia on August 26. "Our new Bloomie's store will deliver everything they love about Bloomingdale's in a highly edited, convenient and unexpected way," Tony Spring, the retailer's CEO, said in a statement. "We've been part of the Washington, D.C., metro area community for decades, and we are excited to welcome new and longtime customers to Bloomie's to be the first to shop this fresh and casual experience." {Fashionista Inbox}

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