The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Jay-Z Auctions Limited Edition ‘Carter 4’ Jerseys for Charity, McDonald’s is Suing Prada, and Victoria Beckham Gets Leggy with Karl Lagerfeld for ELLE France

•After his historical 8-show stint at the grand opening of the Brooklyn Barclays Center, Jay-Z decided to leave his fans with a lofty parting gift: limited edition ‘Carter 4’ jerseys autographed by the rapper turned mogul himself. Adidas was instrumental in the design of the black and white jerseys, which are currently up for grabs on through October 31st. Proceeds will benefit the Shawn Carter Foundation, an organization assisting students who face socio-economic hardships in furthering their education. Will you be buying? (

• McDonald’s is suing Prada after being “unfairly” forced out of their location in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping center. While the neighboring stores in the area include Gucci and Louis Vuitton, McDonald’s argues that althought they’ve been in that location for over 20 years,” it was the only business in the Galleria not to receive first rights of refusal on a new rental contract.” The restaurant is suing the Italian label for €24 million, so it might keep peddling its poison to Milanese residents in that particular location. (Vogue UK)

• Queen Mother Iris Apfel wears Comme des Garçons on the cover of this month’s Dazed and Confused. (Styleite)

Uniqulo will finally launch its U.S. e-commerce site next week! (WWD)

Juicy Couture has tapped Terry Richardson to film a digital short promoting the brand’s Holiday collection. The shoppable flick starring Candice Swanepoel is part of Juicy’s new social media strategy. It is connected with an Instagram contest that asks users to post photos of Juicy products they wish to own with the tags @juicycouture and #givemewhatiwant. (WWD)

• Here are images of Victoria Beckham‘s ELLE France spread with Karl Lagerfeld, shot in the home of the legendary Coco Chanel. Vicky better werk them legs! (Glam)

Rebecca Minkoff is InStyle magazine’s newest contributing editor. For the next six months, she will pen the glossy’s “Ask A Designer” column, which has been authored by the likes of Rachel Roy, Tory Burch, and Georgina Chapman in the past. Of course, Minkoff is psyched to lend her sage advice to fashionistas across America. “The column is a great way to remind readers that style isn’t just for the runway,” she says, “it can be achieved by every woman for everyday life.” Minkoff’s column will make its debut in the November issue of InStyle, which comes out on Friday. (WWD)


~ Jihan




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