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’
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Carine Roitfeld to Share Creative Director Role

Opening another chapter in her career and joining the global movement for greater racial inclusivity, Carine Roitfeld has named Lynette Nylander co-creative director and editorial director at large of CR Fashion Book, WWD has learned.

“If I want to be part of the issue, part of changing the system, then I need someone next to me with an authentic voice,” Roitfeld said, disclosing the hire in an exclusive interview, and describing the upcoming fall 2020 issue of the biannual title as one dedicated to community, culture and influence.

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On her Instagram feed, Nylander bills herself as a writer, creative and editorial consultant, and a “funky homo sapien.” Freelance for the past three-and-a-half years, she has done editorial work for American Vogue, AnOther, Elle, Antidote, Dazed, Fader and Buffalo Zine. She has also done full-time stints as vice president of content at Alexander Wang, as deputy editor of

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