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Screen shot 2013-01-23 at 11.56.46 AM.pngJenna Lyons will retire certain J. Crew styles -- including a particular color of Lady Day coat that Malia wore and a belt Michelle wore -- "out of respect" for the first family having worn them. Something else to note: because the Obamas shop off the rack (like the rest of us), they don't actually help sales much, since their clothes are often on sale or a few seasons old. [via The Cut]


iris-van-herpen.jpgIris Van Herpen's show was a) bananas, b) included looks that had been made using a 3D printer, and c) may serve as a jumping point for a few costumes in The Hunger Games.
  

coach-logo.jpgCoach is considering moving into ready-to-wear. [via Fashionista]


mcq-plastic-mask.jpgThe McQ campaign -- shot by David Sims -- features the creepy plastic masks the men wore at the AW '13 show. [via HypeBeast]


john-varvatos-spring-summer-2013-danny-clinch-05.jpgMeanwhile the new John Varvatos campaign features Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin and Gary Clark Jr. [via Design Scene]


raf-simons-costume-design.jpgRaf Simons will be designing costumes for Sigourney Weaver and Isabelle Huppert in their new film Body Art. Color us excited. [via The Cut]


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