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See Acne’s New Transvestite Collection; Ex-Vogue Intern Swipes Mags

Acne made three androgynous shirts they say are specifically targeted to transvestites and cross-dressers. [Vogue UK]

Dolce & Gabbana on its split with British store Selfridges: “Given the unavailability in Selfridges stores of ideal spaces which could fit with Dolce & Gabbana and D&G brands’ levels and expectations, the group decided to discontinue the distribution of both brands’ collections through the department store. This decision is consistent with the group’s constant work to always ensure the best expression of brand and to preserve its image.” [WWD]

• A former Vogue intern is turning to eBay to sell back issues of the magazine that she apparently took from the office when she worked there. Oh, the lunch stipend wasn’t payment enough? [Fashionista]

• When Rafael Nadal got his hair cut at the Julien Farel salon, salon employees stole the trimmings off the floor. [Page Six/NYP]

Karl Lagerfeld is designing a capsule collection for Hogan, which is set to launch October 2. [Vogue UK]

• Alexa Chung on her entrepreneurial ambitions: “I’d really like to do a Spice Girls restaurant. We can call it Spice Up Your Life. It can have Spice Girl memorabilia everywhere and serve curry.” [Daily Candy]

Kirsty Hume stars in a series of viral videos for Agent Provocateur, in which she orders around a male model wearing manties and bunny ears. [WWD]

• Tennis player Jelena Jankovic played Ping-Pong with Stuart Weitzman at his showroom on Tuesday to warm up for their match on Fashion’s Night Out. [Page Six/NYP]

• What does it take for an ad to be banned? Here’s a roundup of this year’s fashion ads that have been axed from billboards for their racy content. [Guardian UK]

See Acne’s New Transvestite Collection; Ex-Vogue Intern Swipes Mags