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U.S. Olympic Team Uniforms Made in China; Heidi Klum Is Not Happy With Seal

Naomi Campbell!
Naomi Campbell! Photo: Schon

• Ralph Lauren’s U.S. Olympic team uniforms were made in China. U.S.A.! U.S.A.! [ABC News]

• “Page Six” says that Heidi Klum isn’t happy about reports that Seal was partying with two girls in a Sydney hotel room while their children were asleep next door. [Page Six/NYP]

• Naomi Campbell covers Schön! No. 18, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth. [Schön!]

• Philadelphia Eagles quarterback (and animal lover) Michael Vick is launching a line of sports apparel called V7, to be sold exclusively at Modell’s. [HuffPo]

• After rag & bone shows in New York on September 7, the brand plans to hold a presentation for press and buyers at its new store in London’s Sloane Square as part of the city’s fashion week. [Vogue UK]

• Said model Lara Mullen of Dolce & Gabbana’s debut couture show: “It was also so nice to spend three days in Taormina, Sicily, with all of the other girls; swimming in the hotel pool until the early hours and going out for dinner. All the local people would stare and ask if we were models — to which we would reply ‘no.’” You jokesters, you. [Vogue UK]

• IMG Fashion will sponsor Istanbul Fashion Week in October. [Daily Front Row]

• Kate Moss is going to be in George Michael’s music video for his soon-to-drop single “White Light.” [Vogue UK]

• Uniqlo gave away 70,000 T-shirts and camisoles to people at 29 busy Tokyo train stations this morning. And WWD called it a “shtick.” [WWD]

• Gypsy-eqsue clothes are so trendy right now. All of the Vogue editors are wearing them. [NYT]

• YSL’s newest limited-edition eye shadow palette was inspired by Facebook. Like? [Fashionista]

• Karlie Kloss really looks up to Cindy Crawford: “She represents the picture of health, you know, it’s all about nutrition and fitness and just living a healthy, balanced lifestyle.” [FabSugar]

• Jason Wu fun fact: “I don’t know if you guys know this, but I was in a different industry before — I worked in the toy industry for a long time (since I was 16), so I was able to garner a little money to start off my company. That’s how I was able to do it.” [Refinery29]

• Paper magazine’s Super Duper Market, a three-day pop-up store in Chelsea Market featuring 40 artisanal vendors, opens to the public on Friday. [WWD]

• Archie Comics and MAC Cosmetics are teaming up on a full-color collection, to hit stores spring 2013. [WWD]

U.S. Olympic Team Uniforms; Heidi Klum and Seal