Adriana Lima Is Pregnant Again

Adriana Lima and her husband Marko Jaric are expecting their second child. Lima's Victoria's Secret colleagues Lily Aldridge and Alessandra Ambrosio are also pregnant. So many VS models are with child it wouldn't surprise us if soon they had to make special announcements when they're not pregnant. (Like women in Arizona!) [People]


Fashionista has a report — and a list of 10 African designers to watch — from Arise Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria. [Fashionista]

Vogue Netherlands' first issue just débuted. It features Dutch models Romee Strijd, Ymre Stiekema and Josefien Rodermans. [TFS]

Here at last is a video of Tom Ford's complete fall-winter 2012 collection — which we've previously only seen being worn by Gwyneth Paltrow at the Oscars and Jennifer Lawrence at a Hunger Games premiere. [YouTube]



Alberta Ferretti's collection for Macy's Impulse was unveiled last night. The line skews slightly more formal than some of the other Impulse designer collections; the colorful dresses and separates will retail for $49-$119 from April 17. [Official Site]

  • Hunger Games costume designer Judieanna Makovsky says that costuming Elizabeth Banks' character, Effie Trinket, was interesting because her outfits were so zany. "Her shoes are so outrageously high and uncomfortable, and she wanted that. I'm like, "Are you sure you can do the scene?" And she's like, 'Yes, I'll do it. I'll take them off in between shots. It'll be fine.' She was miserable, but she did it because she felt it was right. In the book, the fashions are so outrageous in the Capitol that they aren't meant to be actually worn." Makovsky also says she'd last about five minutes in the actual games. "I'd be at the Cornucopia, and that'd be it." [The Cut]
  • After five years of lobbying for legislation that would offer a measure of copyright protection to clothing and accessories, to combat knock-offs that pirate designers' intellectual property, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the American Apparel and Footwear Association are shifting their strategy. As the latest design piracy bill remains stalled in Congress, the two trade groups are pursuing other ways of raising awareness about the damage of knock-offs and other industry anti-counterfeiting initiatives. [WWD]
  • Anna Wintour hosted a fundraiser for senator Kirsten Gillibrand at her Sullivan Street townhouse. Wintour is consistently among the top Democratic fundraisers. Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera, and Diane von Furstenberg were among the industry leaders to attend. [WWD]
  • Sara Blakely, the founder of the company that makes Spanx and the world's youngest female self-made billionaire, was a size 2 when she came up with her idea. [Vogue]
  • Gucci called over 700 store managers from 47 different countries home to the Italian mothership for training and a tour of a Gucci factory. [WWD]
  • Stylist Jerry Stafford, who has known John Galliano since they were both club kids in London, says that he thinks it's "commendable" that the disgraced designer is still living in Paris following his conviction for a hate crime for hurling racial and anti-Semitic invective at two strangers in a café. "Galliano's an incredible guy and he's still living in Paris, which I think is commendable after all that happened to him. John Galliano is a survivor." That's one word for it. [FT]
  • J. Crew, which just announced very positive fourth-quarter earnings and same-store sales, is expanding in Canada — and its Madewell brand plans to open 15 stores in the continental interior this year. Atlanta, Denver, and other unspecified Midwestern cities are on the list. [WWD]
  • Simon Spurr, the men's wear label where Simon Spurr no longer works, has "temporarily" stopped loaning samples and doing P.R. [WWD]
  • Zara's parent company Inditex announced a 12% rise in profits from fiscal 2010 to fiscal 2011, to a total of $2.68 billion. Inditex opened 483 stores last year, bringing its total to 5,527 stores on five continents. The chain employs around 110,000 people worldwide. [WWD]
  • Old Navy recalled some children's Spider Man raincoats that had dangerous levels of lead. [Racked]

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