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Adidas Takes Wal-Mart to Court; 52-Year-Old Sues Victoria’s Secret

Another turban!Photo: FilmMagic

• Adidas is suing Wal-Mart because their sneakers mimic the three-stripe logo. They already won a case like this against Payless. What’s not mentioned in WWD: This suit was actually filed three years ago, and just now they’re heading to the halls of justice. [WWD, Bloomberg]

• A 52-year-old woman is suing Victoria’s Secret because a metallic piece from a V-string flew off and hit her in the eye, injuring her. Her lawyer says the injury will be “affecting her the rest of her life.” [Sassybella]

• Pharrell Williams launched the new seasons of his sportswear lines Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream at Harvey Nichols in London last night. Many items sold out before the event. [British Vogue]

• Ralph Lauren’s daughter Dylan just hired Maggy Siegel as president and COO of Dylan’s Candy Bar. Siegel has previously worked for Coach, Chanel and Tiffany & Company. [WWD]

• André Leon Talley wore another turban to the Michelle Obama fund-raiser on Tuesday. When he introduced her, he forgot to hand her the mike and she had to chase after him. [NYDN]

• The Juicy Couture flagship being built on Fifth Avenue has a brand-new layer of mystery-enhancing plywood. [Shophound]

Phillip Lim calls his new L.A. store “a place where imagination, traditions, and boundaries are pushed forward. It’s a space where we always say ‘totally maybe.’” [Refinery 29]

• Rumor has it Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Davis had plastic surgery after seeing themselves on the big screen in the Sex and the City movie. [NYP]

• Kate Snow, the weekend host of Good Morning America, wears costume jewelry instead of the real stuff. [NYP]

• Archie McPhee makes a suit that looks like it’s made of bacon. It even smells like bacon. [Racked]

Adidas Takes Wal-Mart to Court; 52-Year-Old Sues Victoria’s Secret