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Target’s Controversial T-Shirt; Karl Lagerfeld to Play Editor

• Target has come under fire for selling a T-shirt printed with the Spanish flag as it was during Francisco Franco’s “reign of terror.” [Jezebel]

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts made £3.2 million last year after receiving her bonus. [Vogue UK]

• Later this month, Karl Lagerfeld will act as editor-in-chief of Libération for a day, while in September he’ll guest edit an issue of Figaro Madame. [WWD]

Abbey Lee appears on the August cover of Japanese Vogue wearing a red flamenco dress. [Design Scene]

Calvin Klein’s men’s show will air on a giant LED screen in Milan’s Piazza Duomo on Saturday evening, so the public can get in on the fun, too. [WWD]

• Designers who show in Paris won’t show in the Louvre anymore. [WWD]

• Justin Timberlake ate at Ralph Lauren’s new restaurant, Ralph’s, in Paris, which is booked solid for months. This sort of thing is less of a problem, of course, if you’re Justin Timberlake. [WWD]

• Sam’s Club is expanding its apparel offerings in order to compete with Wal-Mart. [WWD]

• Brigitte Bardot has collaborated with Lancel on a handbag made of natural materials. [WWD]

Target’s Controversial T-Shirt; Karl Lagerfeld to Play Editor