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NYC Fashion Fellows Launches; Stella McCartney Announces Fashion Scholarship

Beyoncé. Photo: Beyonce Parfums

• The New York City Economic Development Corporation and the 92Y launched NYC Fashion Fellows, a yearlong fellowship program “to groom rising stars in fashion management.” The idea came from Mayor Bloomberg’s Fashion.NYC.2020 plan. [WWD]

• Stella McCartney plans to fund a new scholarship for Central Saint Martins’ MA Fashion students, contributing £25,000 (about $39,000) each year. It’s unclear how the money might be divvied up. [Telegraph UK]

• It’s Beyoncé’s new perfume ad! [MTV Style]

• After supposedly figuring out how much Condé Nast employees make, Fashion Etc has published a list of Hearst employees’ salaries. [Fashion Etc]

• Kate Upton covers The Sunday Times magazine wearing a blazer and tie … and naturally, no shirt. [E! Online]

• Someone leaked the “employee handbook” for J.Crew’s possible Williamsburg store. [Brokelyn]

• And J.Crew is updating its Ludlow suit concept to include the Ludlow Shirt, a button-down with bespoke details, which will retail for $88. [WWD]

• Archeologists discovered a bunch of 600-year-old bras in an Austrian Castle. [AP via HuffPo]

• A man set up a fake Hollister store in his home, and when the police showed up, fourteen people were browsing the racks. [HuffPo]

• Hermès will outfit France’s Olympic equestrian team. [Telegraph UK]

NYC Fashion Fellows; McCartney’s Scholarship