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Macy’s Fined for Hazardous Children’s Clothing; eBay’s ‘You Can’t Fake Fashion’ Sale Went Awry

Freida Pinto's Interview cover.

• Bags designed by Tory Burch , Jason Wu, and Tommy Hilfiger, among others, were sold on eBay yesterday as part of the company’s “You Can’t Fake Fashion” campaign. The sale was supposed to start at 11 a.m., but a computer glitch reportedly made it start early, and so many e-shoppers planning to snap up the bags missed out. Sad times. [Page Six/NYP]

• Macy’s has been fined $750,000 for selling childrenswear with drawstrings at the neck — a design feature that was made illegal in 2008 due to safety concerns. [WWD]

• Here’s Freida Pinto on the cover of the August issue of Interview. [TFS]

Giorgio Armani will design the uniforms for all the Italian athletes taking part in next summer’s Olympic Games in London. [WWD]

Helena Christensen: "It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini. If someone is painting neon circles around parts of your body, like those pathetic tabloid magazines, it makes me so angry. I can't believe that humans have sunk to this level; it's so ingrained, people are brainwashed with it." [Telegraph UK]

• The Daily Mail champions Prince William’s wardrobe choices in the aftermath of his tour of Canada and California with Kate Middleton. He changed outfits three times a day, too! [Daily Mail UK]

Diane Von Furstenberg thinks Kate Middleton is “so much more” than a style icon, because “she is so sure of who she is, and should never let go of that.” [Page Six/NYP]

InStyle’s managing editor, Ariel Foxman, sings Beyoncé songs in his office. [Daily Front Row]

• The premiere of the fourth season of The Rachel Zoe Project got pushed back again, and the series will now air in September. [Fashionologie]

• A new set of Ford Models promos features only models of color. [Fashionista]

Burberry’s revenue rose 30 percent in the first quarter of this financial year, bolstered in particular by strong sales in China. [WWD]

Alice Temperley has designed a limited-edition scarf for the British tea manufacturer Twinings, the first in a series of products she’ll be working on for the company. [Daily Mail UK]

• Pamela Love is reworking some of her old designs, for a lower price point, in her debut resort collection. [Fashionologie]

Photo: Courtesy of Interview magazine

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