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Tinsley Mortimer’s Shoe Collection; Isabel Toledo’s Bra Burning

• On Wednesday, Alexander Wang will unveil his first-ever women’s campaign video, starring Abbey Lee. [WWD]

• In less pressing Wang news, it turns out the designer is a big fan of the movie White Chicks. [Teen Vogue]

• Tinsley Mortimer gave WWD a tour of her closet, which holds somewhere between 500 and 1,000 pairs of shoes. How many did she buy in the past year? “I’d probably say a good 30 to 50 over the last year. That sounds really bad.” When it comes to the actual shopping process, she prefers that salespeople leave her alone: “I don’t like them helping me. I know what I like, and I prefer them to just let me go. I’ll probably buy more if I don’t feel any pressure.” [WWD]

• Andy Warhol muses Richard and Robert DuPoint are sending a cease-and-desist letter to LeRoy Sugarfoot for using their images on shoes without asking permission. [Page Six/NYP]

• Mia Farrow wore a black pantsuit at the Hague trial, and claims Naomi Campbell lied under oath about the “dirty stones” she received. [Globe and Mail]

• Olivier Zahm posted a photo of a cute kiss he shared with Paz de La Huerta on Broome Street. [Purple Diary]

• Rachel Zoe lit-er-ally dies and goes to fashion heaven in this Harper’s Bazaar editorial. [Harper’s Bazaar]

• The Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act , which was introduced in the Senate last Thursday, is drawing criticism from retailers. [WWD]

• Stuart Vevers is trying to make Loewe the anti-“It”-bag leather-goods brand by designing simple things like a leather version of a brown paper grocery bag, which sells for about $1,045. [WSJ]

• Next month, Toms will deliver its one millionth pair of shoes. [WWD]

• On September 4, La Perla will launch its first line of shapewear, called ShapeCouture. [WWD]

• Urban Outfitters will begin selling APC Madras later this month. [Racked]

Isabel Toledo wishes more women would burn their bras: “This is an old custom in Spain on New Year’s Eve to help ensure a fully blessed New Year.” [WWD]

• Steve Madden is planning to revive its freaky “Big Heads” campaign. [WWD]

i-D’s triple pre-fall covers have been released. Kate Moss looks ready to throw a punch, Naomi Campbell straddles a chair, and Lady Gaga poses in a corset and wire headdress. [HuffPo]

• The New York Post ran a Coney Island–themed fashion spread today. [NYP]

Tinsley Mortimer’s Shoe Collection; Isabel Toledo’s Bra Burning