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Abercrombie Is Apparently a Place Pleasurable to Shop; Victoria’s Secret Model Quits Lingerie for Christian Values

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Helena Christensen on Vs. magazine.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Helena Christensen on Vs. magazine. Photo: Vs.

• Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria’s Secret are ranked best in the public’s perception of shopping experience, store reputation, merchandise assortment, and value, according to a new study. [WWD]

• Victoria’s Secret Model Search winner Kylie Bisutti has quit lingerie modeling because of her Christian values. “My body should only be for my husband and it’s just a sacred thing,” she tells Fox411. [HuffPo]

Vs. magazine’s latest covers feature Rosie-Huntington Whiteley, Julianne Moore, Helena Christensen, Erin Wasson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Shailene Woodley. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Jewelry label Erickson Beamon is starting a clothing line. [NYT]

• Scarlett Johansson won’t attend any fashion shows. “You won’t see me at any fashion shows, I prefer to be much more low key,” she says. “I just remembered it was that time of the year, I’ll need to stay away from Lincoln Center.” [Us]

• Pieces from Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs will be available to preorder immediately following the shows. [WWD]

• Karlie Kloss: “Whenever I’m not working, I’m on a plane, train, or car back home to St. Louis to visit my family. I love being with my sisters. I love to drive — even if it’s just to the grocery store! Plus, I get to bike, swim, and run. I’m a really active person and I like to be going all the time. I’m never sitting still. I also really love to bake!” [Teen Vogue]

• Here’s a look at Duro Olowu’s pop-up shop. [Vogue]

• Elettra Wiedemann’s GOODNESS restaurant returns to Fashion Week, this time inside the Museum of Art and Design’s Robert restaurant. Mario Batali will be a guest chef. Yum. [Modelinia]

• People wearing Anna Wintour masks will distribute Humor Chic newsletters outside Fashion Week shows like Alexander Wang’s and Diane von Furstenberg’s. The newsletter contains drawings of fashion icons like Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, and Tom Ford doing things like sitting on the toilet. [WWD]

• Perry Ellis has tapped Duckie Brown to create a designer collection that will hit retail next spring, and will show during September’s fashion week. [WWD]

• Ralph Lauren has pulled the plug on its American Living line, exclusive to JC Penney. [NYP]

• Time Out New York profiles New York’s most stylish people. [TONY]

Abercrombie Still Popular; VS Model Quits