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Zac Posen for Target Australia Revealed; the Clooney Fashion Prank

Photo courtesy of Target Australia

• Images of Zac Posen’s line for Target Australia are online! Now, are you willing to pay the shipping charges? [Designers for Target]

• Someone sent around an e-mail in Italy about a fashion show in Milan for George Cooney’s new line, GC Exclusive by George Clooney. But Clooney’s not designing a line and issued a statement calling the e-mail “a hoax.” Silly Italians! [WWD]

• H&M is ushering in a new head designer, Ann-Sofie Johansson, as current design chief Margareta van den Bosch retires. Johansson’s the ultimate HR story: She worked her way up from a sales clerk in one of the retail stores. [WWD]

• A nude photo of ex-model and French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife, Carla Bruni, will be sold at Christie’s auction house next week. Only in Europe, folks. [NYDN]

• Most designers use new fabrics, but Thom Browne used retro heavy-wool fabrics in his fall Black Fleece collection for Brooks Brothers. [WWD]

• Disney now makes wedding dresses inspired by its fairy tales. Gag. [Jezebel]

• Prince Charles’s second cousin, India Hicks, is reportedly filming a reality-TV series for Bravo. The former model’s show might have something to do with Caribbean life, but Bravo wouldn’t confirm any details. [WWD]

Vivienne Westwood spent Easter rallying at an anti-nuclear protest. [British Vogue]

• Madonna supposedly stays in shape by working out for 30 minutes six times a week. [NYDN]

Zac Posen for Target Australia Revealed; the Clooney Fashion Prank