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MarioTestino.com Relaunches; London’s Menswear Shows Get a Tentative Schedule

Crystal Renn for <em>Vogue</em> Mexico.
Crystal Renn for Vogue Mexico.

MarioTestino.com relaunched yesterday with a broader archive of the photographer’s vintage work (searchable by publication, brand, or type), as well as films, videos of gallery exhibitions, info about his nonprofit, MATE, and more. Catch you guys tomorrow, as we’ll be busy for the rest of the day. [Style.com]

• A tentative schedule for London’s inaugural menswear shows, which will run from Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17, was released today. [Telegraph UK]

• A brunette Crystal Renn covers Vogue Mexico in a tropical Ferragamo dress, styled by Sarah Gore Reeves and photographed by Nagi Sakai. Memories. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Of Vena Cava’s new partnership with LF USA, Sophie Buhai said: “It all happened very naturally but very quickly. We reached a point where we realized that in order to take the brand where we wanted it to go, we needed a strategic partner to help with the back-end. We were sick of getting caught up in logistics and wanted to spend more time on the product and on being creative. LF reached out to us. It was a strange psychic thing and everything fell into place.” [Refinery29]

• Sports Illustrated model Petra Nemcova could be rekindling her relationship with supposed ex-boyfriend Sean Penn after calling off her wedding to British actor Jamie Belman. Jessica White doesn’t care! [Page Six]

• Luciano Benetton’s oldest son, Alessandro, will soon take over the namesake business that his father helped start 47 years ago. [Telegraph UK]

• Music news website Popdust and pop duo Karmin partnered on a shoppable video. [On the Runway]

• Candice Swanepoel wears Gucci’s spring 2012 collection for the June cover of Vogue Japan. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• Giovanna Battaglia, Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis, Hamish Bowles, Karlie Kloss, and Taylor Tomasi Hill traveled to Missouri to celebrate Derek Blasberg’s birthday at his family farm in Hillsboro, Missouri. [Fashionista]

MarioTestino.com Relaunches; London Men’s Shows