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2010 April 1

Fool’s Gold

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(NEW YORK) We won’t be cruel enough to mislead you with juicy, totally made up news items on this lovely first of April—but we will be kind enough to share our deliciously imagined scoops with you. So here they are: The Daily’s favorite completely fictitious April Fool’s Day headlines!

La Vie en Vogue!
Exclusive! Tonchi leaves his post at W for Vogue after just three weeks; Wintour departs for London to take over ambassador post

The Invisible Man
Bravo inks deal for Martin Margiela reality show, production to begin in August

Naomi Campbell Retires
39-year-old former super quits modeling to launch girls’ finishing school in Moscow

Gaultier’s Tashkent Travels
JPG picks Uzbekistan as location for his resort 2011 collection showing; Karimova sisters to sponsor the show

Ivy League of Her Own
14-year-old Tavi Gevinson accepted early-early-admission to Yale; expected to pledge Kappa Alpha Theta, major in Child Psychology

Terry Richardson Enters Treatment Facility
"Terry checked himself into a treatment facility to deal with personal issues," his rep said in a statement. "He realized that this time was crucial to help himself, help his family and help save his identity"

Bailey Good

Glenda Bailey accepts a $3 million salary offer from Ann Taylor; leaves Harper’s Bazaar to Joanna Coles

Obama X Ikram
World Exclusive! Michelle Obama designs a capsule belt collection for the retailer to benefit Healthy Child Healthy World

Marc on Rue Cambon
Lagerfeld era comes to end; Jacobs takes the Chanel throne

The Hermès Network
Faye Dunaway joins Hermès as the company’s new creative consultant

The Som Cooking Hour
Peter Som quits fashion for a six-season deal at the Food Network

All Betts Are On
“I’m still a contender,” says Kate Betts about the W editor in chief position

BREAKING! Joseph Altuzarra to helm Givenchy
Riccardo Tisci joins Carine Roitfeld as French Vogue creative director

Retail Power Play
Saks introduces Real Housewives of New York lifestyle collection designed by Jill Zarin with accessories by Kelly Bensimon

True New Blood
InStyle’s Ariel Foxman snags recurring role on the hit HBO show; Charla Lawhon comes back to sub for the wunderkid

Testino Quits!
Mario Testino leaves Vogue to join The Congress of the Republic of Peru

Behind Israeli Bars
Bar Refaeli is forced to join the Israeli army; Leonardo DiCaprio oraganizes telethon to rescue damsel in distress

Patrick’s New Gig
Fairchild chairman leaves sooner than predicted to team up with Kelly Cutrone to form Scoop PR, an agency devoted entirely to news-breaking reality TV




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