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Fashion News: Beyonce, Balenciaga + More

Today in Fashion News: Beyonce plans to expand her Beyonce Productions LLC brand globally. Meanwhile, Balenciaga is rumored to have ended its feud with Carine Roitfeld.

Fashion News: Beyonce, Balenciaga + More• LF USA has acquired Beyond Productions LLC, the apparel and accessories company led by Beyoncé and Tina Knowles. “We’re at the point where we wanted to have more growth, and we needed someone who was global,” said Tina Knowles. [WWD]

• American Apparel is suing their nail polish manufacturers, Long Island–based Forsythe Cosmetic Group, because the bottles have been exploding on the shelves. [BellaSugar]

• Androgynous Australian model Andrej Pejic has landed Jean Paul Gaultier’s spring campaign, appearing alongside Karolina Kurkova. [Frockwriter]

• Designer Betsey Johnson is teaming up with long-time accessories licensee partner Haskell Jewels, LLC on a line of “vibrant and colorful” watches. [WWD]

• Butter London has created a nail polish in honor of Catherine Middleton. [People]

• Former Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld was reportedly spotted having drinks with Balenciaga creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere sparking rumors that the Balenciaga/Vogue feud is over. [DFR]

• Designer Diane von Furstenberg had an accident on the ski slopes in Aspen last week. “Some Brazilian man, who could not ski, lost control and went straight at me, hitting me badly on my face and ribs (with his camera).” [WWD]

• Irina Shabayeva, winner of Project Runway‘s sixth season, has teamed up with Macy’s to create a capsule collection for the retailer’s INC International Concepts label, launching next month. [InStyle]

• Actress and fashion heir Jennifer Missoni will make three appearances on upcoming episodes of Gossip Girl. [Racked]

• Kelly Osbourne is the new face of Madonna’s Material Girl line. Osbourne replaces actress/singer Taylor Momsen. []

• Up-and-coming designer Maxime Simoens has been added to Paris’s couture week calendar. Simoens will stage his first runway show on Wednesday. [WWD]

• Miuccia Prada has revealed she is seriously considering entering the political arena because “politics have always been a little of my passion.” [WWD]

• Net-A-Porter founder Natalie Massenet plans to introduce Net-A-Porter Live, a platform on which customers will be able to see who’s online and what they’re shopping for in real time. [DLD Conference]

• Fashion blogger Susanna Lau, better known as Susie Bubble, has a literary agent and is exploring the possibility of a book deal. [BoF]

• Woolrich John Rich & Bros. is launching a new high-end women’s Black Label collection at a presentation during New York Fashion Week next month. [WWD]

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