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Miranda Kerr Signs With Qantas Airlines; Peaches Geldof Shows Off Her Baby Bump

Miranda Kerr.
Miranda Kerr. Photo: Toby Canham/2012 Getty Images

• Miranda Kerr is a new face of Qantas airlines. [Vogue UK]

• Peaches Geldof has a baby bump already. [Catwalk Queen]

• Nicola Formichetti will show a livestream of his preparations for the third Thierry Mugler menswear show. [WWD]

• Jason Wu and his boyfriend–CFO Gustavo Rangel talk about their relationship to Out magazine. [Out]

WWD interviews Dmitriy Tanner, top male model of the moment and an active, on-duty Marine. (Shirtless photo alert.) [WWD]

Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld will curate an art exhibition of work by Ouattara Watts, to open February 7. [Hint Mag]

Kate Moss turns 38 today. Happy birthday! [Vogue UK]

Roberto Cavalli signed an agreement with the Franck Muller Group to make watches. [WWD]

• Asset management company Kelso Place acquired a majority stake in British fashion label Nicole Farhi. The group plans to invest heavily in the brand, to grow its presence in Asia. [Vogue UK]

• Administrators assigned to monitor business practices at Gianfranco Ferré asked an Italian court to sequester the brand and its assets. They believe new owners Paris Group wish to “reduce the brand to a licensed operation in the Middle East.” [WWD]

Milan-based Il Mondo magazine reported that the Valentino Fashion Group is up for sale; a VFG spokesperson said these claims are “a fabrication and completely false.” [Fashion Week Daily]

Apparel imports fell 14.5 percent in November. [WWD]

Norma Kamali created a line of black dresses called Kamali Kulture, with prices ranging from $74 to $96. [InStyle]

• See inside Teen Vogue’s web editor Naomi Nevitt’s apartment. [Refinery 29]

Waiters at Chelsea diner Cafeteria got some new uniforms: jeans by Los Angeles–based label Item and shoes by Vans. [WWD]

Miranda Kerr for Qantas; Peaches Geldof’s Bump