News Du Jour: Anti-Love-Locks Petition; Harmony Korine for Dior

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Love padlocks hang from the bridges over Seine River in the capital Paris, France on April 7, 2014.
Love padlocks hang from the bridges over Seine River in the capital Paris, France on April 7, 2014. Due to having poor esthetics and security reason, authorities consider removing the 'Love locks' attached to the bridges. Hanging padlocks to the bridges becomes a phenomenon in cities across Europe as couples leave them as a symbol of their love. Photo: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Two Americans in Paris have launched an online petition to remove the so-called “love locks” couples have placed on the Pont des Arts. The site has become a popular tourist attraction, but has irritated some natives; the petition already has 6,000 signatures. [Capital FM]


Harmony Korine directed a Dior fragrance ad starring model Sasha Luss. [WWD]

Paris-based designer Francesco Russo, an alum of YSL and Sergio Rossi, talks to WWD about his new namesake line.

Paris’s Picasso Museum is planning to reopen this fall, three years ahead of schedule, and not everyone is happy about it. The artist’s son, Claude, told Le Figaro, “France doesn’t care about my father’s work.” [RFI]

Paris’s coolest new boutique, La Trésorerie, is part of the city’s Scandinavian craze. [Condé Nast Traveler]