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Fashion Industry Turns Out for Isabella Blow’s Funeral

• Fashion luminaries — Sophie Dahl, Alexander McQueen, and André Leon Talley among them — turned out in droves for Isabella Blow’s funeral. [WWD]
• Uniqlo is refashioning its temporary Upper West Side location into a kids-only store. [Fashion Week Daily]
• Prince is coming out with a new (pronounceable) fragrance: 3121. [Downtown Darling]

• Dow Kim is leaving Merrill to start his own firm after doubling trading revenue in three years. [Bloomberg]
• Alan Greenspan signed his first post-Fed consulting deal with Pimco, a huge California bond-management firm. [NYT]
• Steve Schwarzmann wants Rod Stewart’s body, or at least his haircut. Check out the incriminating pics from Woody Johnson’s wigged-out 60th-birthday party. [DealBreaker]

• will sell digital music later this year, only without copy protection. [NYT]
• Not even satellite is safe for shock jocks: Opie and Anthony get a 30-day suspension for their hilarious discourse on raping prominent women. [AP via Newsday]
• is rapidly shedding staffers; former employees blame the “page-view sweatshop.” [NYO]

• Jonathan Blattmachr, a superstar trust and estate lawyer for Milbank Tweed, was found guilty of breaching his fiduciary duty to a client. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Dickstein Shapiro became the latest firm to launch a bankruptcy practice, poaching two lawyers from Orrick. [New York Law Journal]

Fashion Industry Turns Out for Isabella Blow’s Funeral