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Diesel Ads Banned in the U.K.; Bathrobes Recalled From Bloomingdale’s

• Two ads from Diesel’s “Be Stupid” campaign — one depicting a girl flashing a surveillance camera, and another of a girl taking a picture of her naughty bits — have been banned by the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority for being indecent. [StyleList]

Coco Rocha is now a face of Victoria’s Secret’s Pink line. So go ahead and speculate about whether she’ll enjoy a moment on a glitter runway with wings strapped to her shoulders come holiday time. [HuffPo]

• A whopping 8,600 $80 flammable bathrobes were recalled from Bloomingdale’s. [WWD]

Bottega Veneta menswear is taking off. The company plans to shoot its first menswear-only ad campaign soon, and new watches, stores, and men’s fragrances are in the works. [WWD]

Prada recently unveiled an e-commerce site. [Fab Sugar]

• Christopher Bailey is adding mini-video concerts to Burberry’s website. The bands are handpicked by the designer, and the band members will wear Burberry in the videos. [WWD]

• Theory is holding a style-off between fashion insiders Annabel Tollman, J. Errico, and Dani Stahl. Fans can vote for their favorite stylist on Theory’s Facebook page starting today, and the winner will donate the proceeds to the charity of his or her choice. [Facebook]

• Opening Ceremony collaborated with Timberland on a collection of brightly hued boat shoes. [NYT]

• J.Crew is teaming up with with denim brand Imogene + Willie to produce two styles of men’s jeans and two bags for J.Crew’s New York men’s stores. [WWD]

• H. Stern is collaborating with renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer on a jewelry collection. [Style File/Style.com]

• Nayla Hayek has been named chairman of the Swatch Group. She will succeed her late father, Nicolas Hayek. [WWD]

Diesel Ads Banned in the U.K.; Bathrobes Recalled From Bloomingdale’s