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The 10 Biggest Stories in Fashion This Week

Where were you for Elton John vs. Dolce & Gabbana?
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Musical Chairs: After months of speculation, Roberto Cavalli finally announced that Peter Dundas, formerly the creative director of Pucci, has been named the Italian brand's new creative director. 

He Said, They Said: Over the weekend Elton John called for a boycott on Dolce & Gabbana after the designers made insensitive comments on in vitro fertilization and what constitutes a family. Obviously, the designers fired back with their own comments.

Adieu: Nylon Guys announced that it will transition to an all-digital format after its April/May print issue. The good news? There will be no layoffs.

Strugglebus: J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler acknowledged that the brand's women's business is doing "lousy" right now and laid out his plans for a fix. Madewell, however, is crushing it.

Fashion Olympics: New York-based designer Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos was awarded the International Woolmark Prize for womenswear on Tuesday. Congrats!

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The New Trends: We talked to the buyers from stores like Barneys and Nordstrom to get their opinions on the fall collections and, more importantly, learn what they'll stocking in their stores.

NYC Style: "Broad City" costume designer Staci Greenbaum tells us about Ilana and Abbi's wardrobe staples, including Ilana's infamous "white power suit" and the dress Abbi will not stop rewearing. Is season three here yet?

An Elevated Concept: We talked to Fab co-founder Bradford Shellhammer about the launch of his new e-commerce venture, Bezar. Think of it as what Fab could have been.

Fluid Power: Fashionista's very own Cheryl and Chantal tested out seven different fluid foundations, drugstore brands included. Here are their honest reviews.

The FROW: Which runway shows got the most attention this month? Check out our ranking of fashion month's most powerful, star-studded front rows.

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