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Heidi Klum Poses Nude; Justin Timberlake Loves Hardware

So blonde and pensive.
So blonde and pensive. Photo: W Magazine

• Heidi Klum posed nude for Allure’s May issue, and inside, she reminisces about her early days as a model: “I was too curvy and too busty and a little too short … And I was a little bit self-conscious about it. But I was by no means heavy, I just — well, you have hips and boobs, and that’s it.” [JustJared]

• Justin Timberlake and interior designer Estee Stanley introduced HomeMint on Monday. Says Timberlake, “I’ll sit and I’ll look at hardware for hours. Literally, for hours, I’ll sit and compare hardware. The devil’s in the details. I mean, it’s your home, it has to be your own.” [Elle Decor]

Gisele Bündchen’s 5-year-old niece Duda created a line of kids’ clothes for Brazilian brand Brandili Mundi. Duda began as a model for the label, naturally. [NYDN]

A very blonde Nicole Kidman resposes in Prada to promote her upcoming role as Ernest Hemingway’s wife, Martha Gellhorn, on W’s latest cover. [W]

• Diego Della Valle, Tod’s president and CEO, is interested in building a sports center, nursing home, and luxury hotel in Casette d’Ete, the Italian town where the brand is based. [WWD]

Eighty-three-year-old Daphne Selfe wears a replica of Gaultier’s conical bra to promote Oxfam’s “Big Bra Hunt,” an initiative that resells and donates secondhand bras for charitable purposes. [The High Low]

• rag & bone is working on its first collection of handbags. [Elle]

Annie Leibovitz will take home an honorary prize at the 53rd annual Clio Awards on May 15. [WWD]

Richard Nicoll designed a bridal collection for Topshop, set to hit stores in June. [Vogue UK]

Tadashi Shoji will launch an e-commerce site next Monday. [WWD]

• The CFDA and Vogue showed their support for the National Resources Defense Council’s “Clean by Design” project, which aims to reduce the negative impact the fashion industry has on the environment. [WWD]

Heidi Klum Poses Nude; Timberlake Loves Hardware