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More on the CFDA’s Collaboration With Target and Neiman Marcus; How Much Do Condé Nast Employees Make?

Michelle Dockery and Jessica Brown Findlay for <em>Love</em>.
Michelle Dockery and Jessica Brown Findlay for Love. Photo: Love

• Watch several of the 24 CFDA designers collaborating with Target and Neiman Marcus on a limited-edition holiday collection talk about the project. [Style.com]

• Fashion Etc supposedly figured out how much Condé Nast employees make yearly. [Fashion Etc]

• Lady Mary and Lady Sybil front Love’s issue eight, photographed by Mert & Marcus. Thomas Barrow might have nabbed his own cover, too. [Design Scene]

• Marie Claire South Africa tried to explain its Kate Middleton cover (which wasn’t “bad Photoshop,” but a drawing) with a statement that reads, in part: “We wanted to recreate the classic fashion magazine covers of the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s where illustrations were used to pay creative tribute to icons of the day.” [Marie Claire South Africa via Styleite]

• The Times rounded up photographs of Olympics uniforms of yore. 1980 was a great year. [NYT]

• Absolutely Fabulous will fete the Olympics with a special episode to air June 23. [Vogue UK]

• Diane von Furstenberg was tapped to create Evian’s next designer bottle. [WWD]

• And here’s the Jeremy Scott for Adidas fall 2012 look book. Three words: stuffed animal pants. [Fashionista]

• Dion Lee won the International Woolmark Prize for Australia. [WWD]

• Take a look inside Derek Lam’s Soho workspace. [Vogue]

• Someone on The Glee Project wore a version of Lady Gaga’s meat dress, for some reason. [HuffPo]

More on CFDA and Target; Condé Nast Employees