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Macy Gray to Revive Her Plus-Size Line; EBay to Host Flash Sales

• Macy Gray plans to revive her women’s plus-size line, Humps, next year. [WWD]

• EBay launches Fashion Vault today, its answer to online sample sales that are only available for a limited time. [WSJ]

Osman Yousefzada on Victoria Beckham allegedly copying his column dress: “It is very flattering to think she may have tried my dress and been inspired to create something similar, since it means she must have liked the way the dress was cut and the way it felt to wear. I like to dress powerful, confident women so it’s great to think the dress might have inspired her.” [Grazia UK]

• Annie Leibovitz reportedly shot World Cup soccer athletes Diego Maradona (Argentina), Zinédine Zidane (France), and Pelé (Brazil) for Louis Vuitton’s next Core Values campaign. [WWD]

• Spotted: Ashlee Simpson in clogs. [Just Jared]

• Terry Richardson shot Jessica Miller for the J Brand campaign. [Design Scene]

• Sam Shipley of Shipley & Halmos launched a blog named Numerous Drawings, where he has published his doodles. [Style File/Style.com]

Alessandra Ambrosio: “I never had peanut butter before and when I tried it — it was the weird [sic] thing ever! I thought peanut butter sandwiches were the strangest things!” [Just Jared]

Phillip Lim teamed up with Nordstrom to create a T-shirt with the Organization of Chinese America in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The shirts go on sale May 1 for $85 each. [Sassybella]

Macy Gray to Revive Her Plus-Size Line; EBay to Host Flash Sales