Bloomingdale’s and Gap Caught in Used-Panties Scandal; Cate Blanchett’s New Cover

• NBC’s Today show caught Marshall's, Wal-Mart, Bloomingdale's, and Gap selling returned, dirty underwear. Wash before you wear, sisters! [Stylelist]

• British designer Joanna Sykes was named the new creative director of Aquascutum. [Vogue UK]

• Cate Blanchett wears a bouffant on the June cover of W. [W]

Diane von Furstenberg received Savannah College of Art and Design’s André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award. Students paid tribute to Talley and the award by designing ten caftans inspired by the work of the recipients, and showcasing them on male models in a runway show. [WWD]

Maria Cornejo will debut her color-block swimwear line this week. [Style File/Style.com]

Jean Paul Gaultier held his couture show in a Moscow train station. [WWD]

• Gap Inc. plans to open the first Gap and Banana Republic stores in Italy this year. [WWD]

• Kelly Cutrone lives with “a 28-year-old New York version of Kato Kaelin.” She says, “He’s not my lover. But he is a jujitsu expert.” [NYP]

Vena Cava is hosting an online garage sale, and wares include birth certificates, mix CDs, and eighties paperbacks. [Refinery 29]

• Patrick Demarchelier snapped his son Victor’s girlfriend, Caroline Trentini, near Grand Central Terminal for Express’ fall ad campaign. [WWD]

Vanessa Paradis channels Edie Sedgwick and Karl Lagerfeld channels himself for the cover shoot of this month’s Madame Figaro. [Fashion Gone Rogue]