Most Youths Now Aspire to Be Influencers, What It Takes to Be a Creative Director of a Luxury Fashion Brand

Trump vows rich won’t benefit from tax plan. Republicans aren't so sure.

Plus, Dior’s next cruise show will stay in Europe.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. 

Most youths today now to be influencers
According to reports, 86% of young Americans aged 13-38 want to try out influencing as a career. This should come as no surprise, since the rise of social media platforms like Instagram, YouTube and TikTok have influenced our future job prospects and made these types of careers feel attainable. {Dazed Digital} 

What is takes to be a creative director of a luxury fashion brand
Because the role of creative director has evolved to include strategy, social media and advertising, those who are able to tap into the cultural zeitgeist and establish a brand vision that translates globally are the ones who stand out to recruiters. If a brand cannot promote internally, many begin to look outside of the fashion industry for prospective candidates who offer a fresh, global perspective. {Vogue Business}

Dior’s next cruise show will be held in Europe
After years of cruising around the world, Maria Grazia Chiuri of Dior has announced that her Cruise 2021 collection will be showcased in Europe. Dior plans to disclose the show’s location and country in the next few weeks. {WWD}

Vestiaire Collective celebrates its 10th anniversary
Leading global resale site Vestiaire Collective is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a Big Birthday Treasure Hunt. From Nov. 8 to Nov. 12, customers will be able to shop from 100 of the retailer’s favorite pieces that will drop three times per day. Clues to “find” the items will be available on the retailer’s app and Instagram. Following the treasure hunt is a huge flash sale that will take place from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15. More details about the anniversary celebration can be found here. {Fashionista inbox}

Have sheet masks become the new plastic straws?
As environmental concerns increase, beauty lovers are beginning to streamline their routines to promote a more sustainable approach to skin care. Consumers are looking to multipurpose products and cutting out single-use makeup wipes and sheet masks. Like plastic straws, sheet masks have become detrimental to the environment, oftentimes clogging sewers and drainage systems. {The Guardian}

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