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Lanvin Seeks New Investor?; All Black Models at Sophie Theallet

Lanvin’s owner is reportedly in talks to sell a stake in the fashion house to an investor in the Middle East. [WWD]

• Sophie Theallet used a cast of entirely black models for her first New York runway show yesterday morning. [Fashionologie]

• Victoria’s Secret’s new Upper East Side flagship aims to “showcase its sophisticated and upscale sides, as much as its very sexy side.” The outside looks like a metal box. [WWD]

• Jay-Z reportedly invited press to the Artful Dodger fashion-line launch, but they were told they couldn’t take notes on a pad or use a tape recorder. [NYP]

• Kelly Osbourne has been seen making out with her model boyfriend Luke Worrall all over Fashion Week. [NYP]

Lanvin Seeks New Investor?