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Florence Welch Quotes Kate Moss; Science Says Stripes Make You Look Fat

Karolina Kurkova for Spanish <em>Vogue</em>.
Karolina Kurkova for Spanish Vogue. Photo: Miguel Reveriego/Vogue Espa?a

• Of the loss of privacy as a celebrity, Florence Welch said: “Like going to the park and then seeing yourself in the papers two days later — it gives you a bit of a funny feeling … But it’s not really my place to complain. Like Kate Moss said: ‘Never explain, never complain.’” [Radio Times via Vogue UK]

• An amateur scientist figured out that wearing horizontal stripes makes you look fatter. Slow clap. [Telegraph UK via HuffPo]

• Karolina Kurkova covers Spanish Vogue’s July issue in a blazer and a doily, photographed by Miguel Reveriego. [Design Scene]

• Louis Vuitton released a statement about the dismissal of its trademark suit against Warner Bros.: “We are deeply disappointed in the court’s decision. We remain committed to protecting our brand, and will remain vigilant in our efforts to prevent inappropriate and misleading use of our trademark for the benefit of our customers.” Zach Galifianakis, your turn. [Fashion Law]

• The Christian Louboutin exhibit at London’s Design Museum has seen a record-breaking 38,000 visitors — that’s 910 people a day since it opened May 1. [Telegraph UK]

• Here’s Alessandra Ambrosio and Ashton Kutcher on set during a Colcci clothing brand photo shoot. Alessandra wastes no time. [JustJared]

• Marks & Spencer debuted the world’s most sustainable suit, created from recycled polyester, this morning. One of the 500 produced can be yours for £349 (about $550). [Telegraph UK]

• Elie Tahari and Kenneth Cole have apparently traded designers — Tahari brought on Kenneth Cole’s former vice-president and creative director Ingo Wilts as its new design head, and Cole hired former Tahari executive creative director Kobi Halperin to be its new women’s sportswear creative director. [Vogue UK]

W magazine just launched a photography network that will allow contributors to upload nearly 100 original images a day. [WWD]

Flaunt magazine’s July/August issue will be made out of denim (and sponsored by Guess) instead of paper. [PSFK]

• Jenna Lyons wears a fur hood in Self Service magazine. [Fashion Etc]

Welch Quotes Moss; Stripes Make You Look Fat