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Fashion News: Leighton Meester, Marc Jacobs + More

Today in Fashion News: Leighton Meester is helping to raise awareness for bone marrow donations. Meanwhile, Marc Jacobs is releasing a new perfume.

Fashion News: Leighton Meester, Marc Jacobs + More• Leighton Meester is teaming up with Vera Wang and Katharina Harf, founder of DKMS Americas, to raise awareness for bone marrow donations. [WWD]

• South African model Candice Swanepoel wants to move into acting. [Vogue UK]

• Former model Christie Brinkley broke down in tears during a Today show appearance yesterday when asked about her divorce, but her estranged husband Peter Cook says it is an act. [Today, NY Post]

• Guess Inc. is celebrating its 30th anniversary by launching an updated version of the iconic Claudia Schiffer campaign it unveiled back in 1989. [The Huffington Post]

• Dior is launching a book. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have purchased a newsstand outside their Milan store. Also, Dolce & Gabbana is suing South African gift shop Dolce & Banana. [WWD, Racked]

• French Connection is now selling homewares in Europe. []

• Ivanka Trump is staging her first-ever runway show at Lord & Taylor tonight. [WWD]

• Joseph Altuzarra says he has collaborated with J Crew on a collection set to come out in the next few weeks. [Fashionista]

• According to reports, Marc Jacobs is launching a new women’s fragrance, said to be called Marc Jacobs Dot. [WWD]

• Mexico is getting its own clothing sizes. [WWD]

• Michael Kors’s secondary offering of 25 million shares is projected to raise $1.18 billion. [WWD]

• Pierre Hardy has designed a cuff. [SheFinds]

• HSN has teamed up with Universal Pictures to create a Snow White and the Huntsman-inspired collection. [WWD]

• Tod’s Group founder Dorino Della Valle passed away yesterday at the age of 87. [WWD]

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