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Fashion News: Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen, Alexander McQueen + More

Today in Fashion News: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen plan to expand their three lines. Meanwhile, the Hells Angels have settled their claim against Alexander McQueen.

Fashion News: Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen, Alexander McQueen + More• Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen plan to expand their three lines—The Row, Elizabeth & James, and the Olsenboye line at J.C. Penney—into full lifestyle brands. The Row will expand into handbags next fall, followed by shoes. [WWD]

• Belstaff has renewed its ongoing relationship with Hollywood by designing the costumes for the Disney 3-D movie “Tron: Legacy.” [WWD]

• Fashion expert Carson Kressley has landed his own original series, called Carson-Nation, on the new Oprah Winfrey Network. [Hollywood Reporter]

• Club Monaco has signed an exclusive European deal with London retailer Browns that will see the brand make its debut on the shop floor in February. [WWD]

• Conde Nast Digital has denied yesterday’s rumors that editorial director Jamie Pallot is leaving the company. [Fashionista]

• Eight days after the Hells Angels sued Alexander McQueen, Saks Fifth Avenue and over the sale of Alexander McQueen merchandise bearing a winged skull logo and the Hells Angels’ trademarked name, the members-only motorcycle club is settling with the luxury fashion house and retailers. [WWD]

• Hermès executives called for LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault to get rid of his 17.1 percent of Hermès shares. Meanwhile, the French market regulator (AMF) is examining LVMH’s stealth purchase of a 17.1 percent share in Hermès International to decide whether market rules were respected. [WWD, WWD]

• Hermès is launching a collection of objects, ranging from woven leather necklaces to customized Kelly bags, made with leftover pieces of leather and damaged goods. [WWD]

• Every sale of Lanvin (heart) H&M, which launches on November 20, will be crowned with a signature garment bag decorated with paintings by Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz. [WWD]

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