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LVMH Wins Another Suit Against eBay; Tim Gunn Is Against Liquids

• LVMH won another lawsuit against eBay for selling counterfeit Christian Dior, Kenzo, Givenchy, and Guerlain products on the site. [Vogue UK]

Alexander Wang is scouting locations to open a New York store in the fall.

• Tim Gunn’s advice for the tents: “No liquids. You must keep saying to yourself, ‘It’ll all be over at some point,’ then go home and have a drink and a banana.”

• An IMG staffer instructed a barista at the Starbucks booth in Bryant Park not to wear so much makeup the next day. “The Starbucks girl looked mortified and asked if she should take it off right then, but the IMGer sniffed, ‘Just make sure you’re wearing a lighter gloss tomorrow.’” [NYDN]

• The Cardigans will sing love songs during Peter Jensen’s Valentine’s Day runway show. (Didn’t that band just have the one?) [Vogue UK]

Marc Jacobs collaborated on a jewelry and T-shirt line with Maripol, the stylist known for creating Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” look. The line, Marc Jacobs + Maripol, is available at the Marc by Marc Jacobs boutique on Bleecker. [WWD]

Sophie Dahl will be in New York next month to publicize the release of her culinary memoir, Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights. [Page Six/NYP]

• Lauren Conrad’s second book, Sweet Little Lies, has topped the New York Times best-seller list. [People]

LVMH Wins Another Suit Against eBay; Tim Gunn Is Against Liquids