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Mark Fast Nominated for ANDAM Prize; Gisele Wears a Fedora

• Nominees for this years ANDAM award, a $279,000 cash prize, include Mark Fast; Thierry Mugler alum Alexandre Vauthier; Turkish designer Hakaan Tildirim; Francesco Scognamiglio; Balenciaga and Christian Lacroix alum Bouchra Jarrar; and Calla Haynes, a former colleague of Olivier Theyskens. Carine Roitfeld will preside over this year’s jury. [Fashionologie]

I-D shot three models for three separate summer 2010 issue covers: Miranda Kerr, Jeneil Williams, and Gisele, who poses on a bed with the summer accessory that just won’t go away — the straw fedora. [Modelinia]

• Former supermodel Beverly Peele was rushed to a hospital last night after being involved in a car crash in Los Angeles. She is currently in “very serious condition” at the UCLA Medical Center. [TMZ]

• Karl Lagerfeld on the locale of Chanel’s 2011 cruise collection: “There’s something magical about Saint-Tropez. It’s so easy, and it doesn’t require overcomplicated clothes. It’s not a bling-bling place, it’s a natural place.” [WWD]

• Profits at the online retailer Yoox quintupled in the first quarter, and the company attributes the increase to “the recovery of the local market from the difficult economic situation around the world — and in the U.S. in particular.” [WWD]

• Ray-Ban is coming out with new aviators in bright colors. [WWD]

Ralph Lauren’s new restaurant in Paris serves goat-cheese salads and salmon with vegetables. [T Magazine/NYT]

• Azzaro designer Vanessa Seward gave birth to a baby girl on Monday in Paris. [WWD]

Mark Fast Nominated for ANDAM Prize; Gisele Wears a Fedora