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Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Cover; Alexander McQueen Sale on Gilt Tomorrow

• Gwyneth Paltrow is on the cover of the May issue of British Vogue. Thoughts? [Vogue UK]

• Gilt Groupe will hold an Alexander McQueen flash sample sale including ready-to-wear, shoes, and accessories tomorrow. [Fashionista]

Gucci fired in-house lawyer Jonathan Moss after finding out that he wasn’t an active member of any state bar, and hadn’t been for the whole seven years he worked for the label. [WWD]

Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez will appear on the Martha Stewart show today to demonstrate how to tie-dye a scarf. André Leon Talley will appear on April 30 to make brioche and deviled eggs, and Elle editor-in-chief Robbie Myers will appear on the show tomorrow for a “Designers to Watch” segment. [Fashionologie]

• The new Isabel Marant store on Greene Street has an opening date: Friday, April 9. [Racked NY]

Abbey Lee and Simon Nessman opened Michael Kors’s fall 2010 show, but the label’s longtime faces Carmen Kass and Noah Mills shot the fall campaign for MK this weekend. In the trailer on set was this sign: “You are sporty, sexy, and very Michael Kors! You rock the room from NY to Gstaad to late nights in Paris. Be strong, upbeat, and confident. And remember everyone wants to be you!” [Couture Snob]

• Executives will meet in Europe next week to discuss the decline in numbers of skilled tradesman, such as dressmakers, perfumiers, and watchmakers — a result of more production being sourced to Asia. [FT]

• K-Swiss named Jillian Michaels, a trainer on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, its new brand ambassador. She plans to release a line of shoes with the brand soon. [WWD]

DKNY signed a long-term deal with the New York Yankees to put a billboard in the stadium to be unveiled to the public on April 13, the first home game. [WWD]

Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Cover; Alexander McQueen Sale on Gilt Tomorrow