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Kate Upton Covers Cosmo; Donna Karan Meditated Mid-Speech

Photo: Cosmopolitan

• Oh, that explains Nicki Minaj’s hair: “I get tired of things quickly,” she told PEOPLE. “I love change when it comes to my look … I need a new fix. It’s like a high to me — every time I change my hair it’s a high.” [PeopleStyleWatch]

• Kate Upton wears a sweater dress on the cover of Cosmopolitan’s November issue. [Fashionista]

• Donna Karan led a meditation during her keynote speech at the Intercollegiate Business Conference in Boston. [WWD]

• Macy’s plans to hire 80,000 additional workers for its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores for the holiday season — up from the 78,000 people hired last year. [CNN]

• New model Sung Jin Park explains that fashion week is just like middle school dances: “At the boys’ shows, there are pranks [backstage]. We hit each other and tease about girls. At the unisex shows, the girls just talk to girls, and the boys talk to boys. It’s separated. I never see any flirting, but [the guys] definitely want to try.” [WWD

• Marchesa designed shirts for the New York Mets, made with beaded with Swarovski crystals — something football femmes will surely enjoy. [InStyle]

• Nanette Lepore designed the bridal gown and bridesmaid dresses for Felicity Blunt’s wedding. [WWD]

Kate Upton Covers Cosmo