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Takashimaya Closes Tomorrow; Former ANTM Contestant Arrested

• There’s hardly anything left at Takashimaya’s 60 percent off closing sale. The store’s last day is tomorrow. [Shophound]

Karl Lagerfeld received the Legion of Honor at the Elysée presidential palace. In his speech at the after-party, Nicolas Sarkozy quipped, “A world where there is an election every six months — I feel for you: Horrible, horrible, horrible.” [WWD]

• Jasmine Di Milo is closing after seven years, so designer Jasmine Al Fayed, daughter of Mohammad Al Fayed, can focus on other things. [Vogue UK]

• Anna Wintour wore Erdem to the Fresh Air Fund Annual Spring Gala at Cipriani. [Vogue UK]

• Former America’s Next Top Model contestant Brandy Rusher was arrested for shoving a Houston police officer. [Fashion Indie]

• Alexa Chung and Ed Westwick will present the Swarovski awards for emerging talent at the CFDA Awards on Monday. [WWD]

Vivienne Westwood has created a collection of twenty boldly patterned tablecloths. Each design costs £1,000. [Vogue UK]

Ali Michael tweeted “just ran down, jumped on top of, grabbed, punched and kicked a guy who ran down the street w my phone. He gave it back. I got applause.” [WWD]

• Ivanka Trump will launch a line of handbags with Mondani. [WWD]

Balmain’s $1,625 ripped T-shirt is now on sale for $1,025. [Racked]

Takashimaya Closes Tomorrow; Former ANTM Contestant Arrested