Must Read: Emily Ratajkowski Speaks Out Against New Nude Photo Book, Levi's Takes a Stand Against Guns

Plus, a new app is making influencers' Instagram posts instantly shoppable.
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Plus, a new app is making influencers' Instagram posts instantly shoppable.
Emily Ratajkowski attends the Miami Beach Kickoff Party at Audemars Piguet Art Commission in Miami, Fla. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Emily Ratajkowski attends the Miami Beach Kickoff Party at Audemars Piguet Art Commission in Miami, Fla. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines on Thursday.

"[This] is an example of exactly the opposite of what I stand for."
Model Emily Ratajkowski is speaking out against the forthcoming photography book by Jonathan Leder, with whom she worked back in May of 2012. The tome, "Leder/Ratajkowski," is set to hit shelves later this month and reveals a series of previously unreleased images from a nude photoshoot she had done for an "artful magazine shoot" that was originally published in a five-image feature. "These photos being used without my permission is an example of exactly the opposite of what I stand for: women choosing when and how they want to share their sexuality and bodies," Ratajkowski tweeted. She reportedly never gave consent to releasing these images in their entirety. {Vogue U.K.}

Levi's tells customers to leave their guns at home
Iconic American denim brand Levi's is responding to the rise of gun violence with a statement that asks that customers to keep their firearms out of its stores — even in states where it's legal to carry them in public. "It boils down to this: you shouldn't have to be concerned about your safety while shopping for clothes or trying on a pair of jeans," said Levi's CEO Chip Bergh in a letter published on LinkedIn. "In the end, I believe we have an obligation to our employees and customers to ensure a safe environment and keeping firearms out of our stores and offices will get us one step closer to achieving that reality."  {Bloomberg}

Want to shop your favorite influencer's feed? There's an app for that
Geenee, which hits the App Store today, recognizes outfits from a selection of top Instagram influencers including Danielle Bernstein, Jasmine Sanders, Olivia Culpo, Chiara Ferragni and Aimee Song. How it works: Take a screenshot within Instagram and you'll see a pop-up that lets you open the image in Geenee, which will then tag each individual piece with a direct, shoppable link. {Fashionista inbox}

Kim Kardashian has a new look — in her mobile game
In the latest version of her mobile game, Kim Kardashian Hollywood — you might have heard of it —the mogul and fashion icon has added a handful of her most recent statement-making outfits, including the sheer, vintage Galliano dress she wore to the VMAs, a black bodycon midi dress and a day (?) look featuring a pair of sexy lace-up skinny jeans. So if you missed the IRL Kim Kardashian since she's been in hiding, at least you can interact with her on your phone. {Fashionista inbox}

Victoria Beckham designs T-shirt in support of World AIDS Day
For the third year in a row, Victoria Beckham has created a limited-edition T-shirt to help raise funds and awareness for UNAIDS, for which she is a Goodwill Ambassador. Both the adult and first-ever children's style feature a drawing by Harper, the designer's five-year old daughter; the adult size retails for $140 and the kids's for $70. Both tees will be available exclusively at VictoriaBeckham.com, with 100 percent of the proceeds directly benefitting Born Free Africa. Check out both designs in the gallery below. {Fashionista inbox}

Roc-a-Fella co-founder to launch capsules inspired by Jay Z's first album
Kareem "Biggs" Burke, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella records, is debuting 14 Roc96 collections at 14 specialty stores across the U.S. starting this month. Each collection takes inspiration from a different song from "Reasonable Doubt," Jay Z's debut album which turns 20 (!) this year. The line, priced from $25 to $145, includes T-shirts, hoodies, hats, beanies and reprinted "Reasonable Doubt" cassettes. {WWD}

Indian startup co-op has its eyes on reforming the cotton farming industry
Today's fashion industry is far from sustainable; everything from farming to manufacturing carries a serious environmental footprint. Set to change that is Chetna Coalition, a collaborative venture by New York-based founder Rhett Godfrey and various Indian farmers. "ChetCo" is looking to build a new kind of business model for cotton farming by bringing non-GMO seeds back to the Indian subcontinent. (More than 90 percent of the cotton produced in India uses conventional methods with non-reusable GMO seeds.) If successful, it could be the beginning of a more sustainable textile manufacturing industry, and that's something we can definitely get behind. {Forbes}

Saint Laurent opens boutique in Miami Design District
Nestled among luxury stores, galleries, museums, design shops, restaurants and major art installations in the trendy Miami Design District, Saint Laurent's newest boutique spans across two floors and features sleek Art Deco motifs. (Think monochromatic marble, polished brass accents and lots of clean, transparent glass.) The boutique will a carry a full range of brand categories, including ready-to-wear, accessories and jewelry. Should you be in town, visit the space at 149 NE 40th Street — and if you're not among the palm trees, take a first look at the space (shelves sans Saint Laurent goodies, for now) in the gallery below. {Fashionista inbox}

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