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Must Read: 'Vogue' Expands 2023 Global Forces of Fashion, Ice Spice Covers Teen Vogue

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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

Vogue announces 2023 Forces of Fashion conference
Vogues annual Forces of Fashion event is expanding this fall. It will be held in New York, Mexico City, Mumbai and, for the first time, Rome and Shanghai as well. Bringing together panels, networking sessions and discussions with editors, designers and industry experts, the exclusive event takes the pages of Vogue and brings them to life. The New York event (on Oct. 19) will, for the first time ever, be held inside the magazine’s One World Trade Center offices. VIP ticket holders can even have breakfast in Anna Wintour’s office. Plus, the 2023 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winners will be announced live during the conference. Find ticket info at {Fashionista inbox}

Photo: Chinazam Ojukwu/Teen Vogue

Ice Spice covers Teen Vogue
Ice Spice is on the June issue of Teen Vogue, photographed by Chinazam Ojukwu and styled by Roberto Johnson in a Jordan Dalah dress. The chart topping rapper spoke to Kaitlyn McNab about her creative process, how she tunes out critics and her life as the first female rapper from the Bronx to blow up, since Cardi B. “The whole lifestyle change is super drastic, especially coming from where I come from — it’s the complete opposite,” Ice Spice said. “Even though it’s a positive change, it’s still a change.” {Teen Vogue}

Nicholas Galitzine named Fendi’s first-ever global menswear ambassador
Fendi announced British actor Nicholas Galitzine as the brand’s first global menswear ambassador. The announcement came after Galitzine shot the Fendi men’s Fall 2023 campaign earlier this year in Milan, reports Sandra Salibian in WWD. Starting this month, the imagery from the shoot will appear in magazines and on billboards worldwide. “The campaign was a lot of fun,” the British actor told WWD. “I came straight from the show where disco was the theme, and that vibe continued into the shoot.” {WWD/paywalled}

Is there hope for broken brands?
In moments of crisis, many fashion brands turn to their stylistic roots or their heritage for salvation. But reimagining the archives and evoking consumer nostalgia can only go so far. As Cathaleen Chen writes in Business of Fashion, truly successful resuscitation requires a top-to-bottom reorganization of the brand, from its executives to its publicists, and everyone in between. Known in the business world as “breaking down silos,” this process of restructuring around one distinct vision has become a popular strategy in revitalizing broken brands. {Business of Fashion/paywalled} 

RAISEfashion grows summer internship program with Anti-Racism Fund
Entering its third year, RAISEfashion‘s summer internship program committed to helping diversify the fashion industry is expanding the number of HBCUs from which they accept applications from four to 13. The program, which began in 2021 in partnership with the Anti-Racism Fund, offers each participant a 10-week summer fashion internship and a grant (which has grown from $4,000 to $5,000 per person) to cover living expenses. This year, it has offered 79 students summer internships and distributed over $300,000 in grants. {Fashionista inbox}

Gucci and LACMA announce 2023 Art+Film gala co-chaired by Leonardo DiCaprio
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced the date for its 12th annual Art+Film Gala. The event will take place on Nov. 4 and will honor artist Judy Baca and filmmaker David Fincher. Co-chaired by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and LACMA trustee Eva Chow and sponsored by Gucci, the gala will celebrate the honorees’ commitment to telling human stories through their work. {Fashionista inbox}

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