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Burberry’s Revenues Up; Lacroix Models Paid 50 Euros

Burberry’s retail sales in the three months ending June 30 rose 28.7 percent. Revenue rose 8.5 percent. [WWD]

• Meanwhile, H&M’s same-store sales dipped 5 percent in June, which is worse than projected. [WWD]

• Giuseppe Zanotti is considering branching into men’s footwear after designing a few pairs for Balmain’s spring menswear collection. [WWD]

• The ten models who walked in Christian Lacroix’s couture show last week were supposedly paid 50 euros each. New faces usually gets 1,300 euros for a couture show. [Imaginary Socialite, Fashionologie]

• An industry source close to Simon Cowell and Sir Philip Green says Kate Moss isn’t joining their new business venture, and dismissed reports as the tabloids “making mischief.” [WWD]

• Models have wolf heads and other head ornamentation in Prada’s new fall 2009 look book. [Fashionologie]

Burberry’s Revenues Up; Lacroix Models Paid 50 Euros