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‘Elle’ Doesn’t Really Want Nina Garcia Back; Rich People Still Shop

This is what mulling looks like.Photo: Getty Images

• The at-large position Elle offered Nina Garcia after letting her go on Friday would only last until the fifth season of Project Runway completes filming. Garcia is still mulling over the offer. [WWD]

• LVMH announced a 12 percent increase in first-quarter sales, reminding us that while Ann Taylors are empty, Louis Vuittons are booming. [British Vogue]

• Jenna Bush’s bridal party will wear dresses designed by Lela Rose in the colors of Texas wildflowers. Her maid of honor, Barbara Bush, will wear a dress dyed blue to match her eyes with — get this — an antique silver belt. And the bridal-gown suspense continues. [WWD]

• Victory! Gucci won a lawsuit against a Chinese shoemaker who copied its interlocking “G” logo. [Guardian]

• Miucca Prada will bring Tilda Swinton as her guest to the Met’s Costume Institute gala. Maybe she’ll dress her in something everybody won’t hate to death. [WWD]

Diane Von Furstenberg: “It would be pretty depressing to dress only rich people, because they don’t always look so good.” Awomen. [WWD]

• What does Madonna eat for lunch? A single boiled egg. So, that’s how she does it. [British Vogue]

• The Sartorialist decided to make over a poorly dressed fan of his. Then a bunch of his readers got upset so now he has to defend himself and actually write stuff. Man, the guy’s just trying to spice it up a little, people! [Sartorialist]

• Chace Crawford wore a “happenin’” hoodie when he was shopping in Chelsea with Rihanna yesterday. [NYDN]

‘Elle’ Doesn’t Really Want Nina Garcia Back; Rich People Still Shop