The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Muhammad Ali for Louis Vuitton, Victoria Hearst Pushes Ban Sale of Cosmopolitan To Minors, and Kanye West’s House Gets Robbed

Muhammad Ali is the new face of Louis Vuitton. The legendary boxer will appear alongside his young grandson in the brand’s “Core Values” ad. Okay, let’s get this out of the way: SQUEEL! That little boy is too adorable! (Vogue UK)

Narciso Rodriguez is launching a diffusion line with Kohl’s, due out this fall. (WWD)

• Rich kids are sometimes inclined to rebel against their parents, and Victoria Hearst, daughter of Hearst Corporation founder William Randolph Hearst is no exception. The born-again Christian wants the publisher’s raciest title, Cosmopolitan, to be sold in a non-transparent wrapper– and only to adults. Ms. Hearst cites the glossy’s risqué headlines like “Sex He Craves” and “Um, Vagina, Are You Okay Down There?,” as a reason why minors should be protected. She set up a petition (in which she accuses the glossy of peddling “porn tips” to our youth) to help further her campaign. What do you think? Are Cosmo’s headlines too racy? Are they inapropriate for minors? Should they be censored? (Observer)


Liya Kebede will show her pre-fall offerings (ready-to-wear and home wares) for Lemlem on Saturday at the Surf Bazaar at the Surf Lodge in Montauk. (WWD)



 • Kanye West was forced to beef up security at his Los Angeles home after a break-in early Wednesday morning. At around 6:30am, thieves made off with some of Yeezy’s posessions, although there is no information on exactly what was stolen. I’m guessing perhaps a few pairs of extra Yeezy 2‘s he had lying around? (Celebrity Gossip)


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