After years of resisting, many luxury brands -- including Marc Jacobs and Jimmy Choo -- will start selling merchandise on their websites. [
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Check out (pictured above) model Lara Stone's new Calvin Klein Jeans campaign. [The Fash Pack

CNBC will air a new documentary, "Crime Inc.: Counterfeit Goods," next Wednesday. Did you know that a fake Louis Vuitton bag could be supporting terrorist organizations and child labor? [Refinery 29] 

Jason Wu is ready to expand his ready-to-wear business: he is looking to create a leather goods line sometime within the next year. [Vogue UK

Surf label Billabong has acquired the Californian clothing brand RVCA. We hope Erin Wasson and The Cobrasnake will be able to keep their guest-designer gigs. [WSJ

Known for his sexy, tough-chic shoe designs, Alejandro Ingelmo will open his first store in SoHo in late August. [Racked

Photographer Inez van Lamsweerde shares her favorite self-portrait with the Guardian, as well as her true feelings on the fashion industry's obsession with retouching. [Guardian]

Visionaire has created a tribute to Alexander McQueen in a limited edition of 1,500 copies. The collection of images, which includes contributions by Nick Knight, Steven Meisel, and Steven Klein, is printed on paper embedded with sunflower seeds. If planted and given water, the pages will blossom. [Visionaire]

The UK non-profit Fashion East has revealed its lineup for Spring 2011 in London. The show introduces the best and the brightest new designers, and has launched the careers of greats such as Gareth Pugh and Richard Nicoll. This year's class includes Heikki Salonen, Simone Rocha and Felicity Brown [Elle UK]