Can Paris Fashion Week Survive a Second Coronavirus Wave, Black Women Share Personal Hair Stories

Plus, ‘Vogue’ features 67 people working behind-the-scenes in fashion.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Can Paris Fashion Week survive a second wave of coronavirus?
French fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel have remained steadfast in their plans to put on live shows this fall during Paris Fashion Week, despite rising numbers of coronavirus cases in the region. It remains to be seen whether guests would attend in-person or via live stream, and discussions of social distancing and other safety measures are also ongoing. Regardless of how the events take place, the majority of international press and buyers are not expected to attend in person. {Business of Fashion}

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Black women share personal stories about hair as part of Elle.com’s ‘State of Black Beauty’
As part of Elle.com’s inaugural “State of

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7 New Brands Fashion Girls Are Pushing to the Brink of Fame

The fashion industry is constantly evolving. Between the seasonal trend cycles, rotating creative directors, and emerging new brands, there is always a lot to keep up with. Unless you’re hyper-passionate about the fashion industry, all of the above would feel impossible to keep tabs on. But lucky for you, it’s our job. Now when I say “our” I mean me and the handful of incredible fashion girls you’re about to hear from. Supporting up-and-coming designers, in particular, is something we love doing here at Who What Wear, which is why I reached out to the editors, influencers, and directors below to find out which new fashion brands are catching their eyes.

Below, you will hear some of the most talented women (most of whom I have the pleasure of calling my friends) spill the tea on the emerging brands they are loving right now. I encourage you to click into

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For Model Turned Actress Abbey Lee, ’90s Fashion Will Never Go Out of Style

We love a good second-life career story—heck, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr started a whole podcast around the idea—so of course, Abbey Lee’s pivot from model to actress is one that stands out to us. Here is someone who, at the height of her fashion career, walking some of the biggest runways and starring in major campaigns, stepped away from it all to pursue a career in Hollywood. The fashion world’s loss was certainly the entertainment world’s gain, though, because without that move, we wouldn’t have Lee’s star power in projects like Mad Max: Fury Road, The Neon Demon, and HBO’s latest thriller masterpiece Lovecraft Country.

Written by Misha Green (Underground) and executive-produced by Jordan Peele, Lovecraft Country is a heart-pounding watch from start to finish featuring a timely narrative that follows a young Black man in the 1950s who sets out on a

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The Best Beauty, Fashion and Home Deals So Far

Don’t be sad that summer is almost over — be excited that Labor Day sales are coming!

The holiday that serves as the unofficial start of fall is always a great time to save on beauty, fashion, home, tech and other items, and this year’s deals are about to start rolling in. Nestled between the current Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and the November’s Black Friday/Thanksgiving shopping bonanza, Labor Day 2020 — which falls on Monday, Sept. 7 — is sure to be a highlight of the year for shoppers looking to save.

So what will be on sale? We’ve already heard about upcoming deals from Allswell, Minna, Kindred Bravely, Splendid and other brands. We also have a good idea from last year’s sales, which brought major discounts from go-to retailers like Shopbop, Revolve, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s and brands including Good American, Marc Jacobs, Benefit and Eloquii

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