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Adele Wore Four Pairs of Spanx to the Grammys; See Two Andrej Pejics

Andrej Pejic for <em>Candy</em>.
Andrej Pejic for Candy. Photo: Ali Mahdavi/Candy Magazine

• Of her Grammy Awards outfit back in February, Adele told Matt Lauer: “I had three or four pairs of Spanx on that night but I loved it … I actually had another dress made and I ended up passed out in it. It had a corset and I was like, ‘I can’t wear that,’ so I ended up wearing this instead.” [NYP]

• Andrej Pejic posed as both the man and the woman in Candy’s “Body Double” editorial, shot by Ali Mahdavi and styled by Suzanne von Aichinger. [Design Scene]

• Joanna Sykes, design director of the recently saved Aquascutum, has stepped down. [WWD]

• Victoria’s Secret Angel and Adam Levine–kisser Behati Prinsloo is now the face of Australian swimwear brand Seafolly. [WWD]

• As part of her prize package for winning this past season of Top Model, Sophie Sumner released a single. Needless to say, it’s terrible. [ONTD]

• Isaac Mizrahi inked a sportswear deal, to include dresses and suits, with the Jump Apparel Group for spring 2013. [WWD]

• Valentino is creating costumes for three dances to be presented at the New York City Ballet’s Fall Gala, where, in turn, he’ll be honored with a performance of George Balanchine’s “Rubies.” [Elle]

• Christopher Bailey and Daphne Guinness will be on the judging panel for Graduate Fashion Week in the U.K. [Catwalk Queen]

• Here’s a look at House of Holland and Superga’s new sneaker collection. [Dazed Digital]

• Victoria Beckham speaks about why Great Britain’s fashion is, well, great. [Catwalk Queen]

• Olivier Theyskens is an honorary co-chair for this year’s Whitney Art Party. [WWD]

• Dov Charney considers the future of American Apparel’s signature “Made in America” tagline: “To say that I’m never going to import from overseas would be unreasonable. At this time our business concept is to make everything here. But I wouldn’t rule anything out.” [LAT via Jezebel]

• Lori Goldstein discusses some of her favorite shoots. [Life + Times]

Adele Wore Four Pairs of Spanx; Two Pejics