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Dolce & Gabbana Childrenswear Launch; Kim Kardashian’s L’Uomo Vogue Cover Drops

Kim Kardashian for <em>L'Uomo Vogue</em>
Kim Kardashian for L’Uomo Vogue Photo: L’Uomo Vogue

• Dolce & Gabbana’s debut childrenswear collection will be in stores come July. [WWD]

• And now, the moment you’ve been waiting for: Kim Kardashian’s July/August cover of L’Uomo Vogue has hit the Internet. [Vogue.it]

• Christian Louboutin issued the following statement regarding its red-sole lawsuit loss to Zara: “Recent commentary in various articles from newspapers and blogs regarding the French court decision in the Zara case … either implies or states that through this ruling we have lost our rights to our world-famous red-sole trademark. We would like to clarify that what has been disputed and canceled is only one French registration of the trademark.” [WWD]

• Azealia Banks’s video for “Liquorice” premiered yesterday, and it was styled by Nicola Formichetti. [Elle]

• Each look that Zuhair Murad designed for Jennifer Lopez’s tour includes at least 2,000 crystals or beads that had to be hand-sewn on. [StyleWatch/People]

• Zac Posen admits that while he doesn’t actually type out his own tweets, he directly oversees the person who does. “I tell her exactly what to say — every word.” [WWD]

• Hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea signed with Wilhelmina Models. [Rap-Up]

• To fête Alber Elbaz’s tenth anniversary at Lanvin, the brand is releasing a limited-edition line of mini accessories under the name “Happy.” [Fashionologie]

Real Housewife’s Taylor Armstrong settled the lawsuit that likely led to her husband’s suicide by turning over her $251,000 engagement ring and two Hermès Birkin bags, which ended up being fake. [Styleite]

• Of attending Central Saint Martins, Mary Katrantzou confessed: “I hated it — the education system in New York compared to here [in England] is like day compared with night. I felt there was no structure here — over there you had to be at college at certain times, reading things to a certain timetable — here the brief was so free, you were forced to be completely independent; I was terrified. But within a year I loved it — it forces you to think independently which is what I think you need to do to succeed.” [Vogue UK]

• A British shopping study found that men spend 24 percent more per transaction than women, though they make purchases less often. [Telegraph UK]

• Kate Middleton’s wedding-day fragrance is now available in the U.S. at Henri Bendel. [Elle]

Dolce & Gabbana Kids; Kardashian’s L’Uomo Vogue