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Jason Wu Won’t Reproduce Michelle Obama’s Gown

Jason Wu said he won’t reproduce Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown for retail sale. We think that’s a good thing, but someone’s bound to knock it off anyway. [Heard on the Runway/WSJ]

• IMG expects to hold 65 shows in the tents at Fashion Week next month. Last season they had 67 shows in the tents. [WWD]

• Chloë Sevigny described her new unisex line, which she’s preparing to debut in Paris as “skinny, chain-y, stud-y.” We probably could have told you that. [WWD]

Agyness Deyn opened and closed the Ellus show in São Paulo Fashion Week as an exclusive. She created such a frenzy that the label held two shows yesterday afternoon — one for guests and one for press. This blog has a video of Agy walking. [Made in Brazil]

Christian Lacroix’s apartment in Paris’s Le Marais neighborhood is on the market for $2.6 million. Here are a bunch of pictures of the inside. It really is so him. [Fashionologie]

Jason Wu Won’t Reproduce Michelle Obama’s Gown