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Must Read: Britney Spears Poses For "Towel Series," Thai Police Confiscate 900K Knockoff Sunglasses

Plus, Coach commemorates the brand's 75th anniversary with limited-edition bag collection at Barneys.
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These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Thursday.

Britney Spears stars in Mario Testino's "Towel Series"
Britney Spears joins the likes of Naomi Campbell, Justin Bieber and Kate Moss as the latest subject of Mario Testino's ongoing portrait project. Earlier this week, V unveiled its 100th issue featuring Britney Spears on the cover, which was also lensed by Testino. {Twitter}

Coach Vintage launches at Barneys
In celebration of its 75th anniversary, Coach has launched a limited-edition bag collection with Barneys New York called Coach Vintage. The bags were restored and customized with fringe details, vintage stripes and lacing in the style of baseball mitts. {Fashionista inbox}

Police confiscate nearly 900,000 counterfeit brand-name sunglasses in Thailand
Thai police obtained about 900,000 counterfeit sunglasses and arrested two Chinese nationals during a counterfeiting operation on Wednesday. The sunglasses were imported from China and tagged in Bangkok to imitate brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Ray-Ban. {ABC News}

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Kering partners with UN Women
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Ashley Graham launches ready-to-wear
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