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Kate Upton Poses Nude for Muse; More Vogue Italia GIFs

Kate Upton.
Kate Upton.

• Kate Upton poses nude on the new cover of Muse magazine; she also responded to the criticism she received from Victoria’s Secret’s casting director: “I don’t think anything she said was that mean!” (It was.) [Business Insider]

Vogue Italia added more zany gifs to its website — this time of Jessica Stam and Guinevere Van Seenus. [Vogue Italia]

• Paris boutique Colette will host a carnival to mark its fifteenth anniversary, to be held in a tent located in Paris’s Jardin des Tuileries. How Alexander Wang of them. [WWD]

• See the complete Orla Kiely for Uniqlo collection. [Teen Vogue]

• Esprit seeks a licensing partner after its net profits over the last six months of 2011 dropped 74 percent. [WWD]

• Here’s a psychiatrist’s analysis of @stefanogabbana’s tweets: “There’s a sense of pride. He wants to reveal the private and personal to [his] 159,000 followers. Actually, that’s not a ton, considering.” [Fashion Week Daily]

• A questionable study shows that looking at pictures of skinny people be good for your ego —  as long as you feel a connection with the person in the photo. [Daily Mail UK]

• Mara Hoffman designed swimsuits for Madewell. [SheFinds]

• Saks reports a higher than expected quarterly profit. [Reuters]

• Wes Gordon teams up with Jones New York for a twelve-piece collection. [SheFinds]

• Christy Turlington covers the new issue of Gentlewoman magazine. [Fashion Gone Rogue]