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Burberry 'Deeply Sorry' for Hoodie With Noose

'Suicide is not fashion,' model says

(Newser) - The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week runway. The knotted strings surfaced after Sunday's show when a model hired to walk (but not wear...

Fashion Label to Stop Burning Unsold Stuff

Burberry also will stop using animal fur

(Newser) - Luxury fashion label Burberry is conceding to environmental activists: The brand will stop using fur in its products, phase out existing fur items, and put an immediate end to its practice of destroying unsold items. It was that practice that drew attention in July, as an earnings report revealed that...

Beckham Kid Snags Sweet Gig
 Beckham Kid 
 Snags Sweet Gig 

Beckham Kid Snags Sweet Gig

Romeo is the new face of Burberry

(Newser) - More proof that celebrity kids don't grow up the same way the rest of us did: Romeo Beckham is the new face of Burberry. The 10-year-old son of David and Victoria Beckham is featured in ads for the fashion house's spring/summer 2013 collection, the AP reports. Burberry's...

Front-Row Celebs Paid by Designers
 Front-Row Celebs 
 Paid by Designers 
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Front-Row Celebs Paid by Designers

Rihanna, Beyonce could pocket $100K for showing up

(Newser) - Those celebrity faces oohing and ahhing in the front rows of fashion shows? Many of them are paid to be there in order to attract attention to designers vying for millions of dollars in sales, a British designer tells the Daily Mail . "It is so unprofessional. I have never...

Emma Watson Loses Leg in Burberry Ad

Hermione is apparent latest victim of Photoshop

(Newser) - Emma Watson has apparently become the latest victim of Photoshop, and has lost a leg in the process. A Burberry ad of Watson posing with her brother, Alex, shows the sexy witch with a weirdly bent partial right leg that seems to end at mid-thigh (unless it's somehow twisted up...

Chrissie Hynde Fuming Over Leather Bag Namesake

Pretenders frontwoman a passionate vegetarian

(Newser) - Rocker Chrissie Hynde is furiously threatening to sue an Italian fashion house after it named a red leather handbag after her. The Pretenders star, whose commitment to animal rights has resulted in her arrest in the past, says she's livid that the designers are putting brass in pocket off a...

They're Back From the Dead
They're Back From the Dead

They're Back From the Dead

5 brands that were revived by dramatic intervention

(Newser) - These five companies were flatlining until they made bold management decisions.  Business Week tells you how they did it.
  1. Nintendo: The Wii dared to market to families and non-gamers
  2. Audi:  Banked on engineering and prowess and didn't get distracted

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