Fashion

10.18.13

Miranda Kerr Reportedly Won’t Walk in This Year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show; Gucci Receives $144.2 Million in Counterfeit Damages

and Lady Gaga sports moss.

Miranda Kerr Reportedly Won't Walk in Victoria's Secret Show: Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr will not be walking on this year's Victoria's Secret catwalk, she confirms to Fashionista. “They asked me to walk in the show, and I really wanted to, but I have to be in Asia that week,” Kerr said. “It’s interesting to know that it will be the first year that I’m not there!” The 29-year-old model has been working for the lingerie brand since 2007, and walked the show ever since -- with the exception of when she was pregnant with her now 2-year-old son Flynn. In April, Kerr told The Sydney Morning Herald that she plans on refocusing her time towards being a mother and entrepreuner. The Daily Beast reached out to a rep for Victoria's Secret for comment, who replied: "Victoria’s Secret doesn’t comment on casting on the show." [Fashionista]

Gucci Receives $144.2 Million in Counterfeit Damages: On Friday, the Italian fashion house received $144.2 million in damages for counterfeit damages that stemmed from websites selling fake products. 155 domain names have been found guilty of selling counterfeit products and have been "ordered to shut down or surrender to the brand within the next 30 days." The websites did not only sell fake Gucci merchandise online, but also utilized the brand's image and advertisements to make the items seem more legitimate. "We are extremely pleased that the court clearly understood the dangers to consumers posed by online counterfeiting organisations and has sent a strong message that counterfeiters can expect to receive severe sanctions when caught," Gucci president and CEO Patrizio di Marco said. [Vogue UK

Lady Gaga Sports a New Moss Look: Has Gaga suddenly gone vegetarian? Far from the singer's 2010 MTV VMA meat dress, to now, it seems like night and day. The singer promoted her new song "Do What U Want," in a dress made of -- moss? The singer covered parts of her naked body with moss, accessorizing with smokey eyeshadow and a voluminous haircut. Gaga tweeted about her excitement for the release of the song on October 21, which features R&B singer R. Kelly. [The Telegraph

Kate Moss Requires Cigarette Breaks in Contracts: To add to Kate Moss's reputation as a heavy smoker, it was revealed that the supermodel requires a cigarette break every 15 minutes as a part of her modeling contracts. [The Cut