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A Fifty Shades of Grey Clothing Line Is Happening; Michelle Obama Hangs Out at Gwen Stefani’s House

Miranda Kerr.
Miranda Kerr. Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images

• There’s no turning back now: A trio of apparel companies inked licensing deals with Fifty Shades of Grey’s E.L. James. [TMZ]

• Here’s a picture of Michelle Obama at Gwen Stefani’s house. You know, just two gals hanging out, doing some fund-raising. [HuffPo]

Miranda Kerr hit the runway in Sydney, Australia, today for the David Jones spring/summer fashion show. [Just Jared]

• Choupette and Laetitia Casta posed on a bed overlooking the Eiffel Tower for V magazine. [Shift/Buzzfeed]

Betsey Johnson celebrated her 70th birthday on Friday night, and she said her life is like a snow globe: “I really feel so happy about my career … The people I worked with are my girlfriends for life. It was like one of those little bubbles that have glitter and [fake] snow inside when you shake them.” [WWD]

• PETA president Dan Matthews sent a letter to Lady Gaga reading, in part: “Many of your gay fans, I among them, have long admired what you told Ellen [DeGeneres]: ‘I hate fur, and I don’t wear fur.’ I included a link because these recent photos of you in fox and rabbit and with a wolf carcass make it appear that you have amnesia.” [FashionEtc]

• Next year, Catalina will reprise its role as the official swimwear sponsor of the Miss America Pageant. The brand plans to design a retro-inspired swimwear collection for the contestants, which will also be on sale at Walmart. [WWD]

• The National Football League revamped its women’s clothing line and hopes to entice the ladies with an ad campaign featuring Condoleezza Rice, Melania Trump, Serena Williams, and more. [NYT]

Fifty Shades of Grey Clothing Is Happening