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Various Fasion Crimes and Banana Republic Goes Russian



Actor to Play Yves Saint Laurent Announced

It has been announced that french actor Gaspard Ulliel will play the role of Yves Saint Laurent in a biopic about the designer. The film, to be directed by Bertrand Bonello will go into production next spring and focus on YSL’s iconic 1976 Russian collection.

Gaspard Ulliel to star in Yves Saint Laurent Biopic [Screen Daily]

Italian Vogue Releases a Kate Upton Film

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Italian vogue has released a “behind the scenes” video of Kate Upton’s new spread shot by Steven Meisel. The clip is shot like a fashion film and sees her strolling around a rooftop in various states of undress. Kate looks slightly awkward and uncertain and she seems to use her sex appeal like a crutch, as always.

Kate Upton Never Inhaled [The Cut]

Amy Winehouse’s Wedding Dress Stolen

Amy Winehouse’s wedding dress was stolen from her Camden home this past week. The garment, along with a newsprint Moschino dress was intended for auction to benefit the late singer’s namesake foundation. Her father told the Sun, “We’re going through everything else to see what else, if anything, has been lifted … We are all baffled as to why some of her designer dresses didn’t go too. There were a couple from Dolce & Gabbana worth a fortune … Her wedding dress was only a little cotton thing, a hundred quid at best in the shops. Whoever nicked it realised its significance and knew it had an extra value.”

Amy Winehouse Dresses Stole From the Home Where She Died [The Sun]

Banana Republic Releases Their Anna Kerenina Collection

Banana Republic has officially released it’s Anna Karenina collection.The collection was designed by Banana Republic, but curated by the film’s costume designer Jaqueline Duran. The collection, which consist of pearls, black cocktail dresses and winter accessories range in price from $25 to $198. The film, which is to be released on November 16th and starts Keira Knightley. In it, she dons Chanel, Dior and vintage furs.

See Banana Republic’s Complete Anna Karenina Collection [The Cut]

Coach Wins Counterfeit Case

In a huge victory for the line, Coach was awarded $257 million and the right to seize the domains of 573 retailers selling counterfeit Coach  goods online. Coach will be continuing it’s pursuit of imitators in an initiative called Operation Turnlock that will continue to target online retailers.

Coach Wins $257 Million in Internet Counterfeit Case, Seizes 573 Fake Domain Names [Fashionista]

By shanice - 11.03.12

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