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Tyra Banks Has Another Company in the Works; Clothing Tax Might Return

Tyra Banks is launching another online media venture dedicated to beauty and fashion. [Fashion Indie]

• It looks like Governor Paterson wants to temporarily reinstate the sales tax on clothing and shoes costing more than $110. [Racked NY]

• Condé Nast may roll out newsstand-only bundled content — for example, an anthology of Glamour’s “Dos and Don’ts.” The company may give the same treatment to Vogue and GQ by the end of the year. [WWD]

• Model Daisy Lowe is collaborating with French label Morgan on a fashion collection. [Vogue UK]

• Tory Burch shot her first denim campaign on the High Line. [Coutorture]

• Sartorialist Scott Schuman was reportedly removed by security after attempting to sit front-row at a Gucci show in Milan. [Racked]

• A 6 train has turned into a giant Target ad, and it’s the first fully wrapped subway car in New York. According to Transit, it generates $42,000 of ad revenue per week. [Runnin’ Scared/Village Voice]

• The Radio City Rockettes will wear Diane Von Furstenberg wrap rompers during their performance at this year’s Life Ball. [WWD]

Sonia Rykiel is partnering with furnishings company Lelievre on a line of fabrics, cushions, carpets, and throws. [WWD]

• Britney Spears on her Candie’s line: “I used a lot of studs and lace, because I wanted to make the clothes cool and edgy yet girly. I also love jeans, so I had to make sure there were some great pairs in the collection. And I love jewelry so there are a lot of fun pieces. There are great necklaces and big earrings.” [What’s Right Now/InStyle]

• JCPenney is partnering with Aldo to open shop-in-shops selling Aldo’s less expensive and younger Call It Spring line. [WWD]

Tyra Banks Has Another Company in the Works; Clothing Tax Might Return