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Thinspo Site Calls Kate Upton ‘Thick’ and ‘Vulgar’; Kati Nescher Wears Céline Fall 2012

Kati Nescher for <em>Vogue</em> China.
Kati Nescher for Vogue China. Photo: Vogue China

• Thinspo site Skinny Gossip panned Kate Upton for “confidently lumbering up a runway like there’s a buffet at the end of it,” adding, “She looks thick, vulgar, almost pornographic – and she is a solid 30 lbs too heavy for this outfit.” [Skinny Gossip via HuffPo]

• In happier Kate Upton news, the model is rumored to be dating Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. [HuffPo]

• Kati Nescher covers Vogue China’s August 2012 issue, photographed by Josh Olins, in a sweater. But it’s from Céline’s fall collection, so we’re okay with it. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

• A new fashion magazine called Document, by Nick Vogelson and James Valeri, will be on sale in September. [WWD]

• PETA is not pleased with Alessandra Ambrosio for dyeing her dog pink and purple: “What most people don’t know is that dyeing a companion animal’s fur can cause the animal stress and can lead to complications or allergic reactions that endanger the animal’s health … Our dogs and cats love us regardless of how we look; why not extend the same kindness to them?” Ambrosio is moments away from getting a nasty nickname. [NYDN]

• A documentary, called Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, tells the story of what WWD dubbed the “Battle of Versailles” — when five U.S. designers presented collections alongside the work of France’s top couturiers in 1973. It will premiere during New York Fashion Week in September. [WWD]

• Tom Ford is opening his first stand-alone store in Britain. [Vogue UK]

• Nicole Richie is Polyvore’s first monthly guest editor. [WWD]

• Karl Lagerfeld will stop by Selfridges on July 24 to launch his new premium line called Karl Lagerfeld Paris Man. [WWD]

• A 23-year-old woman in the United Arab Emirates started a Twitter campaign against Western attire being worn in her country. [HuffPo]

Thinspo Kate Upton; Kati Nescher in Céline