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Bill Cunningham Hit by an SUV at Fashion Week; Kate Middleton Commissioned New Clothes From Little-Known Designer

Karolina Kurkova's ads for The Limited.
Karolina Kurkova’s ads for The Limited.

• Bill Cunningham got hit by an SUV, but he’s okay, and he kept right on shooting. [Fashionista]

• Kate Middleton has reportedly commissioned little-known designer Emina Hadzic of La Luna London to create new pieces for her wardrobe. [Telegraph UK]

• New spring ad campaign news: Karolina Kurkova models for The Limited, and White House|Black Market secures Coco Rocha. [WWD]

• Stefano Pilati on John Galliano: “Look, it was a tragic situation, and I’m not justifying anybody’s actions. If I must choose sides, I might justify him, but I do so with sadness. It’s just sad. I don’t feel bad for him, though.” [Styleite]

• Here’s a picture of Victoria Beckham holding David by the balls, which she posted to her Facebook page. [HuffPo]

• Johan Lindeberg managed to set himself on fire at a fashion party. [NYP]

• Jeremy Scott on dressing Madonna for the Super Bowl: “She asked me to be involved since the moment she was asked to perform. I was just under so many signed contracts that I couldn’t speak a word until after it ran.” [WWD]

• Oscar de la Renta will have six nail polishes and six lipsticks in stores in October. [Elle]

• A fashion reporter was spotted trying to make off with a fellow party guest’s leather jacket and a producer’s purse following the premiere of animated short film Cadaver. [NYP

Bill Cunningham Hit by SUV; K-Mid’s New Clothes