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Arnold Scaasi to Close; Lady Gaga to Celebrate the Human Body for Nick Knight

• Arnold Scaasi is shuttering his made-to-order store after 55 years in business, so he can better enjoy Palm Beach winters. He will continue to design costume jewelry for the Home Shopping Network. [WWD]

• Lady Gaga, Lily Cole, Rick Owens, and Gareth Pugh have each contributed to The Fashion Body, Nick Knight’s latest film project for SHOWstudio.com. The series of videos celebrates parts of the human body while incorporating fashion items. [Vogue UK]

• Sugar Inc., which oversees fashion search engine ShopStyle and celebrity blog PopSugar, in rolling out a computer game where players can create their own boutique and stock it with merchandise from sponsors like Banana Republic and Barneys. [WWD]

Raquel Zimmermann leads a horse through the streets of New York in this Vogue editorial shot by Inez and Vinoodh. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Marilyn Monroe inspired Michael Bastian’s first women’s collection for Gant. [WWD]

• Models like Alessandra Ambrosio and Erin Wasson talk about what they pack when they travel. [Modelinia]

Bally has teamed up with five Central Saint Martins students on a women’s footwear collection that will debut in stores on Fashion’s Night Out. [Vogue UK]

• Hong Kong retailer Lane Crawford is celebrating its 160th anniversary by inviting stylists and editors to customize Burberry trench coats and Ming Dynasty chairs, which will be exhibited at IFC before being auctioned off for charity. Anna Dello Russo’s trench is covered in giant rhinestones and randomly placed buttons. [WWD]

Arnold Scaasi to Close; Lady Gaga to Celebrate the Human Body for Nick Knight