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Model Ambrose Olsen Died; Kira Plastinina Opens Stores Abroad

• Model Ambrose Olsen passed away unexpectedly last Thursday, April 22, due to unknown causes. The 24-year-old was born in Alaska and appeared in ad campaigns for Armani Exchange, Hugo Boss, Burberry, and Louis Vuitton, among others. [Fashionologie]

• Kira Plastinina opened two stores in Manila. She closed all her stores in the U.S. last year after declaring bankruptcy, though two remain in Los Angeles. [WWD]

• Neiman Marcus’s CEO is retiring. Karen Katz, his “longtime No. 2” and an executive VP, will take over. [WSJ]

• H&M will launch a collection of clothing and accessories for and inspired by outdoor music festivals. So you can finally get that affordable leopard-print tent you’ve always wanted. [WWD]

• Fordham University will introduce a new Fashion Law Institute, which already boasts support from the CFDA. [WWD]

Agyness Deyn’s sister Emily Deyn created a line of shirts for Uniqlo. The shirts arrive in stores on Friday. [Modelinia]

• Adidas Originals and Burton are collaborating on a line that will include 21 pieces of clothing and seven styles of shoes. [WWD]

• The home Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady are building in Brentwood, California, looks as gigantic and fabulous as you’d expect. [NYDN]

Model Ambrose Olsen Died; Kira Plastinina Opens Stores Abroad