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Fashion News: The Olsens, Kate Young + More

Today in Fashion News: The Olsen twins have been nominated for a CFDA award. Meanwhile, Kate Young is the most powerful stylist in Hollywood.

Fashion News: The Olsens, Kate Young + More• The nominees for the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards have been announced. The Womenswear Designer of the Year award nominees are Marc Jacobs, Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row and Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez. [DFR]

• Amanda Brooks is leaving her role as vice president and fashion director at Barneys New York. Brooks plans to relocate to England. [WWD]

• War Paint, a book following the rivalry between Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, is being turned into a Broadway musical. []

• Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani yesterday received France’s highest honor, the Knight of the Legion of Honour. []

• Karl Lagerfeld’s Manhattan apartment is back on the market. [Curbed]

• British model Kate Moss is set to star in a one-off special of Absolutely Fabulous. [Vogue UK]

• The Hollywood Reporter has named stylist Kate Young as its most powerful stylist. Last year’s winner, Rachel Zoe, was deemed too big to rank. [THR]

• Thanks to a fresh round of funding, online retailer Nasty Gal is receiving a design revamp. [WWD]

• Net-A-Porter has announced former British Harper’s Bazaar editor Lucy Yeomans as its new editor-in-chief. [DFR]

• Images of the Olsen twins’ capsule collection for Superga have been revealed. [Vogue UK]

• Roberto Cavalli reportedly had his Twitter account hacked yesterday—a tweet was sent our regarding a wedding dress for Jennifer Lopez. [People]

• A member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) has taken issue with the inspiration behind Rodarte’s fall collection. [Frockwriter]

• Time magazine is reintroducing its fashion spin-off, Time Style & Design. [WWD]

• Designers including Isabel Marant and Vanessa Bruno have designed t-shirts for Women for Women International. [Fashion ETC]

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